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2019-05-21, 15:00: Dr. Sara Bonito (INAF-Palermo Observatory)

Dr. Sara Bonito INAF-Palermo Observatory Accretion/Ejection Processes in Young Stars: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Abstract: I will talk about my research on stellar jets and accretion processes in young stellar objects at INAF – Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo but… Read More

2019-03-27, 15:00: Dr. Asaf Pe’er (University College Cork (Ireland), and Bar-Ilan University (Israel))

Dr. Asaf Pe’er University College Cork (Ireland), Bar-Ilan Universtiy (Israel) GRBs, Cosmic rays and shock waves Abstract: The acceleration site of ultra-high energy cosmic rays is still an open question despite extended research.Over 20 years ago it was… Read More

2019-03-15, 11:00: Prof. John Wise (Georgia Tech University, USA)

Prof. John Wise Georgia Tech University, USA The First Stars, Black Holes, and Galaxies in the Universe Abstract: Cosmic structure forms hierarchically through smooth accretion and dark matter halo mergers. As a consequence, all galaxies are the product… Read More

2019-03-13, 11:00: Dr. Pieter de Visser (SRON, Netherlands)

Dr. Pieter de Visser SRON, Netherlands Photon-counting energy-resolving MKID detectors for visible/near-infrared astronomy. Abstract: Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors (MKIDs) are photon-counting superconducting detectors which provide energy resolution in each pixel. One photon can generate a few thousand of… Read More

2019-02-27, 15:00: Dr. Lucia Klarmann (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Germany)

Dr. Lucia Klarmann Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Germany The base material of terrestrial planets – investigating the dust in the inner region of protoplanetary disks Abstract: The inner regions of protoplanetary disks are where terrestrial planets and… Read More

2018-12-05; 15:00; Dr. Alberto Sanna (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany); Cancelled.

Dr. Alberto Sanna Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany T.B.D. Abstract: T.B.D. Location: To be confirmed (31 Fitzwilliam Place/ Burlington Road) Upcoming seminars: https://www.dias.ie/2018/03/07/astronomy-and-astrophysics-seminar-schedule-2018/

Astronomy and Astrophysics Seminar Schedule 2019

January Thur. 17th, 12:00: Dr. Salvatore Orlando (INAF-Palermo, Italy) February Wed. 27th, 12:00: Dr. Lucia Klarmann (MPIA-Heidelberg, Germany) March Wed. 13th, 11:00: Dr.  Pieter de Visser (SRON, Netherlands) Fri. 15th, 11:00: Prof. John Wise (Georgia Tech University, USA)… Read More

2019-01-17, 12:00, Dr. Salvatore Orlando (INAF-Palermo, Italy), Modelling mass accretion processes in young stellar objects.

Dr. Salvatore Orlando INAF-Palermo, Italy Modelling mass accretion processes in young stellar objects. Abstract: Accretion of matter is a process that plays a central role in the physics of young stellar objects. The analysis of the structure by… Read More

2018-11-14, 11:00, Dr. Ignacio Mendigutia (CAB, INTA-CSIC, Spain), Accretion rates as a link between different astronomical scales

Dr. Ignacio Mendigutia CAB, INTA-CSIC, Spain Accretion rates as a link between different astronomical scales Abstract: The mass accretion rate is a fundamental parameter as it determines the growth and evolution of the astrophysical objects under analysis. During… Read More

2018-10-02, 15:00, Dr. Tony Moffat (Université de Montréal), Probing Massive Stars with the BRITE Nanosatellites

Dr. Tony Moffat Université de Montréal Probing Massive Stars with the BRITE Nanosatellites Abstract: Launched in 2013-2014, the five independently functioning BRITE (BRIght Target Explorer) nanosats – each costing “only” about 2M$ – are now producing excellent science… Read More