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 Spring 2020


Date Talk (Speaker, Article) Summary (Speaker, Article)
01/24 Kavya Mukundan

Shahram Talei

01/31 (physics contest – no meeting)
02/07 Sreetama Goswami

Kavya Mukundan

02/14 Marco Micic

Wenhao Li

02/21 Shahram Talei Ava Ghadimi

Nirmal Baral

02/28 Nirmal Baral Sam Boos

Sreetama Goswami

03/06 Ava Ghadimi Marko Micic

Praphull Kumar

03/13 Jacob Morgan Anna Parul
03/20 (spring break, no meeting)
03/27 Anna Parul

Sam Boos

04/03 (honors day, no meeting)
04/10 Praphull Kumar Wenhao Li

Nilotpal Mukherjee

04/17 Nilotpal Mukherjee Jacob Morgan
04/24 Rebeca Batalha

Archive of previously presented articles.