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Archive of Previous Talks

Summer 2018

DateSpeakerArticle / Talk TitleLink
August 23Christine WilsonDense gas and star formation in nearby starburst galaxies with the ALMA archive
August 9Mayte Alfaro Cuello, MPIA HeidelbergA Deep View into the Nucleus of the Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy M54
June 28Nathan BrunettiThe First GMC Catalogue in the Closest LIRG: NGC 3256, Conference Practice Talk
June 28Ashley BemisStar Formation and Dense Gas in Extreme Environments with ALMA, Conference Practice Talk
June 21Sam BenincasaA tale of two clump masses: a new way to study clump formation, Conference Practice Talk
June 14Ben PearceThe curious case of Mars formation, by J. M. Y. Woo et al. arXiv:1806.00168. View
June 14Ian RobertsGASP IX. Jellyfish galaxies in phase-space: an orbital study of intense ram-pressure stripping in clusters , by Y. L. Jaffé et al. arXiv:1802.07297 View
May 17Joey RucskaIncreased streaming instability growth rates from vertical dust settling, Conference Practice Talk
May 3Nathan BrunettiAn ALMA Archival Study of the Clump Mass Function in the Large Magellanic Cloud, MSc Research Talk
May 3Hao HeHI Observations of Major-Merger Pairs at z = 0: atomic gas and star formation, by P. Zuo et al. arXiv:1804.03500 View

Winter 2018

DateSpeakerArticle / Talk TitleLink
April 26Ashley BemisNear and Far: Dense Gas and Star Formation, PhD research talk
April 19Melanie DemersA galaxy lacking dark matter, by P. van Dokkum et al.View
April 12Cliff BurgessThe EDGES experiment: what they say they saw, why it would be interesting, and why it is probably just systematics View
April 5Joey RucskaLunar Crater Identification via Deep Learning, by A. Silburt et al. arXiv:1803.02192 View
March 29Matthew AlessiRadiation Hydrodynamics Simulations of Photoevaporation of Protoplanetary Disks by Ultra Violet Radiation: Metallicity Dependence, by R. Nakatani et al. arXiv:1706.04570 View
March 22Ian RobertsRevisiting the Cooling Flow Problem in Galaxies, Groups, and Clusters of Galaxies, by M. McDonald et al. arXiv:1803.04972 View
March 15Michael RadicaA High Resolution Study of NGC6822 with SITELLE, MSc research talk
March 8Ralph PudritzThe origin of filamentary star forming clouds in magnetised galaxies
March 8Jasper GroundImplementing and Characterizing Adaptive Refinement in TREVR (Tree Based Reverse Ray Tracing), MSc research talk
March 1Nathan BrunettiSubsonic islands within a high-mass star-forming IRDC, by V. Sokolov et al. arXiv:1802.07043 View
March 1Ashley BemisExtinction Maps and Dust-to-Gas Ratios in Nearby Galaxies with LEGUS, by L. Kahre et al. arXiv:1802.06915 View
February 22Paolo BianchiniThe dynamical life of globular clusters
February 8Ashley BemisNumerical Calibration of the HCN−Star Formation Correlation, by A. Onus et al. arXiv:1801.09952 View
February 8Paolo BianchiniA whirling plane of satellite galaxies around Centaurus A challenges cold dark matter cosmology, by O. Müller et al. arXiv:1802.00081 View
February 1Ashley BemisAn ALMA view of star formation efficiency suppression in early-type galaxies after gas-rich minor mergers, by F. van de Voort et al. arXiv:1801.08140 View
January 18Jeremy Webb, University of TorontoDo Globular Clusters Have an Identity Problem? - The Dynamics of Mass Segregation and Tidal Stripping
January 11Joey RucskaOvercoming planet formation barriers with dust and gas simulations in SPH, MSc Research Talk
January 4Fereshteh Rajabi, Institute for Quantum Computing, WaterlooDicke’s Superradiance -- From millisecond fast radio bursts (FRBs) to multiyear maser bursts

Fall 2017

DateSpeakerArticle / Talk TitleLink