Meeting Time and Format

The Astrophysics Seminar/Journal Club meets in 338 Gallalee Hall on:
1. Wednesdays from 2:00 – 3:00p.m. and
2. Fridays from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Anyone in the department may attend.

On Wednesday’s we participate in the live broadcast of colloquium talks hosted by NASA/AURA’s Space Telescope Science Institute. The schedule for the talks is available here.

The Friday meeting consists of two segments:

  • 20-minute talk (+10 minute discussion)
  • article summary and discussion (5-10 minutes)

Volunteering for Article Summaries

Please send your articles to Dean and Jimmy. If your article is too old to be interesting, replace it!

Please propose articles that are fairly recent (within a few months or so), are of interest to you, and you feel you can digest and summarize well. Check out the list of previously presented articles.

Where to Find Articles

Schedule for Fall 2019

Date Talk (Speaker, Article) Summary (Speaker, Article)
08/23 Organizational Meeting
09/06 Sreetama Goswami

“Search for PeV Gamma-Ray Emission from the Southern Hemisphere with 5 Years of Data from the IceCube Observatory”  Aartsen et al. (arXiv:1908.09918)

09/13 Gallalee Hall rooftop telescope training (Keel)
09/20 Wenhao Li
“AGN Properties of Post Mergers in SDSS”
09/27 Shahram Talei
10/04 Kavya Mukundan
10/11 Rebeca Batalha
10/18 Jacob Morgan
10/25 Samuel Boos
11/01 (no meeting, mid-semester study break)
11/08 Ava Ghadimi
11/15 Nirmal Baral
11/22 Anna Parul
11/29 (no meeting, Thanksgiving break) (no meeting, Thanksgiving break)
12/06 Marko Micic

Archive of previously presented articles.