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Institute of Astronomy(IoA) Colloquia usually held in the Sackler Lecture Theatre on Thursdays during term time at 4:00pm (after afternoon tea).


Cambridge Astrophysics Joint Colloquia

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2 upcoming talks and 334 talks in the archive.

The Obscured Universe: from Peak Star-Formation to Reionization

UserCaitlin Casey (Univerity of Texas).

HouseONLINE - Details will be sent by email.

ClockThursday 14 May 2020, 16:00-17:00

The Next Frontier of Low-Mass Galaxy Formation

UserDan Weisz (Berkeley).

HouseONLINE - Details will be sent by email.

ClockThursday 07 May 2020, 16:00-17:00

Down the Dusty Road -- Gems from Large (sub-)millimetre Surveys

UserThomas Greve, University College London (UCL).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 05 March 2020, 16:00-17:00

Exploring the First Light And Reionisation Epoch

UserStephen Wilkins, Sussex.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 27 February 2020, 16:00-17:00

New substructure in the phase-space of the Milky Way with Gaia

UserTeresa Antoja, University of Barcelona.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 20 February 2020, 16:00-17:00

The intriguing lives of post-starburst galaxies

UserVivienne Wild, St Andrews.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 06 February 2020, 16:00-17:00

The Kavli Lectures

Radiation-Dominated Black Hole Accretion Flows

UserJames Stone (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Rise.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 16:00-17:00

Tracing the building blocks of habitable worlds from disks to planets

UserOliver Shorttle (IoA and Earth Sciences, Cambs).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 16:00-17:00

The Galactic Halo Renaissance

UserAlis Deason (Durham).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 28 November 2019, 16:00-17:00

Accretion Disks, Winds And Jets in Tidal Disruption Events

UserJane Lixin Dai (University of Hong Kong).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 16:00-17:00

Asteroseismology: Results from Kepler and TESS

UserWilliam Chaplin (Birmingham).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 07 November 2019, 16:00-17:00

The Kavli Lectures

Clash of the Titans: galaxy collisions in the nearby universe

Kavli Lecture Series

UserProfessor Sara Ellison: University of Victoria.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Rise.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 16:00-17:00

The Kavli Lectures

The IllustrisTNG Project

Kavli Lecture Series

UserProfessor Lars Hernquist: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics .

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Rise.

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 16:00-17:00

Radiation mechanism of Fast Radio Bursts

UserPawan Kumar (UT Austin).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

The landscape of galaxy cluster cosmology

UserSteve Allen (Stanford).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

What's wrong with accretion discs?

UserChris Nixon (Leicester).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

New Results from the Event Horizon Telescope

UserHeino Falcke (Radboud University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 18 April 2019, 16:00-17:00

Deconstructing stellar halos in the Local Group

UserAlan McConnachie (U Vic).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

The Eddington Lectures

Heavy elements in red giant stars

Eddington Lecture 2019

UserAmanda Karakas (Monash).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Proper-Motion Studies of Galactic Globular Clusters

UserLaura Watkins (ESO).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

The Kavli Lectures

Galactic Winds and the Circumgalactic Medium

Kavli Lecture

UserSylvain Veilleux (Maryland).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Star Formation, GMCs, and Galaxies

UserNorm Murray (CITA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

Nano-particles in Proto-Planetary Discs

UserJane Greaves (Cardiff).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

Reionization after Planck

UserPiero Madau (UCSC).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

The first quasars in the early universe

UserChris Done (Durham).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

The Sackler Lectures

Gravitational wave science - observations and a forward look

Sackler Lecture 2018

UserSheila Rowan (Glasgow)..

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Spiral arms in galaxies and GMC formation

UserClare Dobbs (Exeter).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

The structure of galactic thick disks

UserMarie Martig (LJMU).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Shaken up: Gaia DR2 and the warped Milky Way disc

UserRalph Schoenrich (Oxford).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

A chemical survey of planets in our galaxy

UserGiovanna Tinetti (UCL).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

A Golden Age of Asteroseismology with Kepler

UserTim Bedding (U Sydney).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 11 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

How galaxies form stars

UserAndrey Kravtsov (U Chicago).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 04 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Toward A New Calibration of the Hubble Constant

UserWendy Freedman (Chicago).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 31 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Know thy Star, Know thy Prebiotic Chemistry

UserPaul Rimmer (Cavendish).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 24 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Addressing the Missing AGN Problem

UserBelinda Wilkes (SAO).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Fast Radio Bursts

UserBen Stappers (Manchester).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 03 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

The Eddington Lectures

The Chemistry of Planet Formation and the Making of Habitable Planets

Eddingtion Lecture 2018

UserKarin I. Öberg (Harvard University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 08 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

The Sackler Lectures

Cosmology and Astrophysics from CMB Measurements

Sackler Lecture 2017

UserJohn Carlstrom (Chicago).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

Cosmology from the Kilo-Degree Survey

UserCatherine Heymans (IfA, Edinburgh).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

The deaths of massive stars

UserBen Davies (LJMU).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 16:00-17:00

Galaxy Cluster Evolution over the Past 10 Billion Years

UserMichael McDonald (MIT Kavli Institute).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Neutron star mergers: past, present and future

UserNial Tanvir (Leicester).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Tori, disks, and winds — the AGN dust emission at high angular resolution

UserSebastian Hoenig, University of Southampton.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Supernova Dust

UserMike Barlow, University College London.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 26 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

New Frontiers in Exoplanet Characterization

UserJayne Birkby (University of Amsterdam).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

The Tarantula Nebula - A template for extragalactic star forming regions

UserPaul Crowther (University of Sheffield).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Gaia - the mission and first science

UserGerry Gilmore (IoA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Probing the dynamics of gravity with gravitational wave detections

UserMichalis Agathos (DAMTP, Cambridge).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 08 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Superluminous supernovae - cosmic origins and evolution

UserStephen Smartt (Queen's University Belfast).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 01 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Galaxy clusters as hydrodynamics laboratories

UserElke Roediger (University of Hull).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

The growth of disks and bulges

UserStijn Wuyts (University of Bath).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 18 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

A new generation of multi-dimensional stellar structure models

UserIsabelle Baraffe (University of Exeter).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Does feedback matter in star cluster formation?

UserJames Dale (University of Hertfordshire).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 04 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

The Hubble Space Telescope: 27 Years of Cosmic Discovery

UserJennifer Wiseman (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 16:00-17:00

Novae and Supernovae: Intimate Connections

UserMichael Shara (American Museum of Natural History in New York/IoA, Cambridge).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 16:00-17:00

The Eddington Lectures

Physical Manifestations of Evolution, Regularity and Chaos In and Around Our Galaxy

Eddingtion Lecture 2017

UserKathryn Johnston (Columbia University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 09 March 2017, 16:00-17:00

Dwarf Galaxies - Fossils of Galaxy Evolution

UserEva Grebel (University of Heidelberg).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 16:00-17:00

The Plurality of Worlds

UserAmaury Triaud (IoA, Cambridge).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 23 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

The Athena X-ray observatory in the late 2020s Astronomy landscape

UserXavier Barcons (IFCA (CSIC-UC)).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 16 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

A 3D View of the Dark Universe: illuminating intergalactic gas with fluorescent Lyman-alpha emission

UserSebastiano Cantalupo (ETH Zurich, Institute for Astronomy).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Galactic Palaeontology

UserEline Tolstoy (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

The repeating fast radio burst FRB 121102: a long time ago in a galaxy far-far away

UserJason Hessels (Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy and University of Amsterdam).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

The LMC - A large and messy neighbour

UserDenis Erkal (IoA, Cambridge.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 16:00-17:00

Detecting and Characterising Giant Planets with Direct Imaging

UserBeth Biller (IfA, University of Edinburgh).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Big Questions in Exoplanetary Science

UserNikku Madhusudhan (IoA, Cambridge).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

The Sackler Lectures

Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound

Sackler Lecture 2016

UserDaniel Eisenstein (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)..

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array

UserChris Carilli (Astrophysics, Cambridge).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Star Formation in a Hard X-ray Selected AGN Sample

UserRichard Mushotzky (University of Maryland).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 06 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Planck and the Optical Depth to Reionization

UserGeorge Efstathiou (IoA, Cambridge).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 02 June 2016, 16:00-17:00

Magnetars life cycle: birth, evolution and death

UserNanda Rea (CSIC-IEEC, Barcelona/University of Amsterdam).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

The Most Massive Black Holes in the Early Universe

UserXiaohui Fan (University of Arizona).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

LEAP - Lightning, electricity, atmospheres of planetary objects

UserChristiane Helling (University of St Andrews).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Stimulated Feedback In Galaxies and Clusters

UserBrian McNamara (University of Waterloo, Canada).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 21 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Stimulated Feedback In Galaxies and Clusters

UserBrian McNamara (University of Waterloo, Canada).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockMonday 11 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Supermassive Black Hole Growth and Galaxy Evolution

UserMeg Urry (Yale University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockTuesday 15 March 2016, 16:00-17:00

The mass function of stars and black holes in globular clusters

UserMark Gieles (University of Surrey).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 03 March 2016, 16:00-17:00

Gamma Ray Bursts in the Era of Rapid Followup

UserCarole Mundell (University of Bath).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Supermassive Black Hole Growth and Evolution

UserPaul Nandra (Max-Planck-Inst. für extraterrestrische Physik).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

A first principles look at accretion and planet formation

UserPhil Armitage (University of Colorado, JILA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockMonday 25 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

The Variability of Accreting Black Holes

UserChris Reynolds (University of Maryland).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Massive stars, a strong case for cosmic marriage

UserRob Izzard (IoA, Cambridge).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 16:00-17:00

Galaxy evolution in proto-clusters

UserNina Hatch (University of Nottingham).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

X-ray Binaries and ULXs

UserPeter Jonker (SRON, Netherlands Institute for Space Research).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Brown dwarfs and their disks: new results and old problems

UserAntonella Natta (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies and Osservatorio di Arcetri, Firenze).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

The Sackler Lectures

The Growth of Supermassive Black Holes From Seeds to Maturity

Sackler Lecture 2015

UserJenny Greene (Princeton University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Galaxy Surveys: More Than Dark Energy

UserOfer Lahav (University College London).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Internal structures and compositions of giant (exo)planets: From CoRoT to Juno

UserTristan Guillot (Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Probing the mass assembly of galaxies with ultra-deep imaging

UserPierre-Alain Duc (CEA-Saclay).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Fred Hoyle's manifold contributions: A personal view

UserJayant Narlikar (IUCAA, Pune).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3:30 pm).

ClockThursday 08 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Zero Active Mass in FRW Cosmologies

UserFulvio Melia, University of Arizona.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 16:30-17:30

Positive feedback in galaxies

UserRoberto Maiolino, Battcock Centre, Cavendish Astrophysics.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 16:30-17:30

Exploring the Extreme Climates of Giant Planets

UserLeigh Fletcher, Oxford University.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 28 May 2015, 16:30-17:30

Euclid space mission: a cosmological challenge for the next 15 years

UserRoberto Scaramella, INAF-Osservatorio di Roma.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 16:30-17:30

Jet-ISM Interactions in Radio Quiet AGN

UserMark Whittle, University of Virginia.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 16:30-17:30

Galactic Archeology - past, present, and future

UserSofia Feltzing, Lund Observatory.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 16:30-17:30

Galactic Winds: Implications for Models of Galaxy Evolution

UserTim Heckman (Johns Hopkins University, CAS).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 16:30-17:30

Quantifying Dark Energy using Cosmic Lensing

UserSarah Bridle, University of Manchester.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 16:30-17:30

The physics of AGN feedback in galaxy clusters

UserChristopher Reynolds, University of Maryland.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 26 February 2015, 16:30-17:30

eROSITA: a global view of the hot Universe

UserAndrea Merloni, MPE Garching.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 12 February 2015, 16:30-17:30

Supernova flash spectroscopy: a new observational window into stellar death

UserAvishay Gal-Yam, Weizmann Institute.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 16:30-17:30

Connecting the cosmic web to Galaxy morphology

UserChristophe Pichon, IAP.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 16:30-17:30

The Sackler Lectures

The Search for Earth 2.0

Sackler Lecture 2014

UserSara Seager (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 16:30-17:30

Surveying the M31 system

UserMike Irwin (IoA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

Astronomy in the era of the LSST: understanding our universe a bit at a time

UserAndrew Connolly (Univ of Washington).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

Star Formation Across Space

UserDaniela Calzetti (Univ of Massachusetts).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

White Dwarfs in Binary Stars

UserTom Marsh (Warwick).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 16:30-17:30

Lyman Continuum Leakage in the Local Universe

UserClaus Leitherer (STSCi).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 16:30-17:30

Exoplanets from WASP to PLATO

UserDon Pollacco (University of Warwick).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 16:30-17:30

Gaia

UserGerry Gilmore & Floor van Leeuwen (IoA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 16:30-17:30

Dark Matter

UserGianfranco Bertone (University of Amsterdam).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 16:30-17:30

The Astrophysics of Stellar Clusters

UserMelvyn Davies (Lund Observatory).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Astrophysics Joint Colloquia

The Fast Track to Finding an Inhabited Exoplanet

UserDave Charbonneau (Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, USA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 16:30-17:30

Athena

UserPaul Nandra (MPE).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 16:30-17:30

Growth spurting baby galaxies

UserSadegh Khochfar (Edinburgh).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:30-17:30

Delivering transformational science with the SKA

UserPaul Alexander (Battcock).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 16:30-17:30

The Eddington Lectures

Galaxy Evolution in 3-D

Eddingtion Lecture 2014

UserProfessor Lisa Kewley (ANU).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:30-17:30

X-Ray Telescopes - Optics design and technology

UserDick Willingale (Leicester) .

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

The Planck Legacy

UserJean-Loup Puget (Paris).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 16 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

Galactic Winds over Cosmic Time

UserCrystal Martin (UCSB).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 16:30-17:30

The New Era of Exoplanetary Characterization

UserNikku Madhusudhan (IoA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 16:30-17:30

The Origin of Spirals in Galaxies

UserJerry Sellwood (Rutgers).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Astrophysics Joint Colloquia

Zooming in on the planet-forming zones of disks: Sweet results from ALMA

(Joint AP/IoA Colloquium)

UserEwine van Dishoeck (Leiden University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockTuesday 08 October 2013, 16:30-17:30

X-raying Galaxy Ecosystems

UserDaniel Wang (UMass).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 16:30-17:30

Regular Colloquium not scheduled

User[Reserved by IoA].

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 16:30-17:30

Extreme Massive Stars

UserRaphael Hirschi.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 14 March 2013, 16:30-17:30

The Eddington Lectures

The Turbulent Environment of Planet Formation

Eddingtion Lecture 2013

UserPhil Armitage (Colorado).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 16:30-17:30

Gravitational Wave Astrophysics of Compact Binaries

UserIlya Mandel (Birmingham).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 07 February 2013, 16:30-17:30

New Perspectives on Galaxy Evolution

UserSimon Lilly (ETH).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 16:30-17:30

Exploring early galaxy evolution with gamma-ray bursts

UserNial Tanvir (Leicester).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 29 November 2012, 16:30-17:30

How Supermassive Black Holes Affect Their Host Galaxies

UserAndrew King (Leicester).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 16:30-17:30

The Sackler Lectures

Is the Earth Rare?

Sackler Lecture 2012

UserJim Kasting (Penn State University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 16:30-17:30

Populating our Universe after inflation

UserMustafa Amin (MIT -> IoA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 16:30-17:30

Galaxy formation on a moving mesh

UserDebora Sijacki (CfA -> IoA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 18 October 2012, 16:30-17:30

Dwarf galaxies, and star clusters old and not so old - exploring the links

UserGary Da Costa (Australian National University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 04 October 2012, 16:30-17:30

The Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae

UserPhilipp Podsiadlowski (Oxford).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 07 June 2012, 16:30-17:30

Supernova Cosmology

UserReynald Pain, IN2P3, Paris.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 31 May 2012, 16:30-17:30

The Eddington Lectures

Galaxies Viewed as Collections of Individual Stars

Eddingtion Lecture 2012

UserJulianne Dalcanton, University of Washington.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 16:30-17:30

Galaxy growth in 1 and 2D: 1st results from the CALIFA survey

UserRoberto Cid Fernandes (UFSC, Brazil & IAA, Spain).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 23 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

The ISM of high redshift galaxies

UserPatrick Petitjean, IAP.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

Massive Stars - From the VLT to the E-ELT

UserChris Evans (ATC, Edinburgh).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 09 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

A molecular deep field

UserChris Carilli, NRAO.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 16:30-17:30

From the first stars to the first galaxies

UserMichele Trenti, KICC.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 19 January 2012, 16:30-17:30

Decoding black hole variability

UserPhil Uttley (University of Southampton, University of Amsterdam).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 16:30-17:30

Star clusters: links between stellar and galactic astrophysics

UserSøren S. Larsen, Utrecht University.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 17 November 2011, 16:30-17:30

CANCELLED -- Evolution of massive galaxies and the onset of the red sequence

UserMarijn Franx, Leiden Observatory -- CANCELLED.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 16:30-17:30

The Sackler Lectures

Present and Future Far Infrared Extragalactic Astronomy: Herschel and Beyond

Sackler Lecture 2011

UserMatt Griffin, Cardiff University.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 03 November 2011, 16:30-17:30

Core-collapse supernovae: progenitors and dust production

UserRubina Kotak, Queen's University Belfast.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 16:30-17:30

Mapping the Universe with Lensing and Spectroscopic Redshift Surveys

UserJean-Paul Kneib, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 16:30-17:30

The most metal-poor stars in the Milky Way and its dwarf galaxy satellites

UserJohn Norris, The Australian National University.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 06 October 2011, 16:30-17:30

Finding An Unexpected Order to Galaxy Structure

UserDennis Zaritsky (University of Arizona).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 16 June 2011, 16:30-17:30

Shocking news from galaxy cluster outskirts

UserMarcus Brueggen, Jacobs University Bremen.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 09 June 2011, 16:30-17:30

The impact of, and evidence for, stellar migration in disk galaxies

UserVictor Debattista, University of Central Lancashire.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 26 May 2011, 16:30-17:30

Group behavior: The case of galaxies

UserMarcella Carollo, Zurich ETH.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 16:30-17:30

There will be no Colloquium on this date

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 12 May 2011, 16:30-17:30

The GOODS-Herschel view on Main Sequence galaxies, compact starbursts and buried AGNs

UserDavid Elbaz, CEA Saclay, Service d'Astrophysique.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 28 April 2011, 16:30-17:30

Star Formation: Now and Then

UserRalf Klessen, Heidelberg ITA.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 17 March 2011, 16:30-17:30

Astronomy: A Subject on the Cusp

Eddington Lecture 2011

UserShri Kulkarni, Caltech.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 10 March 2011, 16:30-17:30

Structure and evolution of exoplanets: from super-Earths to super-Jupiters

UserIsabelle Baraffe, University of Exeter.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 16:30-17:30

CLUES: Constrained Local UniversE Simulations

UserAlexander Knebe, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 10 February 2011, 16:30-17:30

HerMES

UserSeb Oliver, U.Sussex.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 03 February 2011, 16:30-17:30

Dissecting Galaxies with the Brightest Stars in the Universe

UserRolf Kudritzki, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 27 January 2011, 16:30-17:30

The evolution of starburst galaxies

UserVivienne Wild (Edinburgh IfA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 20 January 2011, 16:30-17:30

Dynamics of the Asteroid Belt

User Stan Dermott, University of Florida.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 02 December 2010, 16:30-17:30

The Sackler Lectures

Measuring Black Hole Spin

Sackler Lecture 2010

UserRamesh Narayan, Harvard.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

The skeleton: connecting galaxy formation to large scale structures

UserChristophe Pichon, Institut d'astrophysique de Paris/ Leverhulme visiting professor (Oxford).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 18 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Feedback, winds and galaxy evolution

UserMatt Lehnert, Observatoire de Paris, Meudon.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Galaxy formation from a computational perspective

UserRomain Teyssier, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Zurich.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 04 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Quasars Probing Quasars: Thinking Outside of the Grid

UserJoseph F. Hennawi, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 16:30-17:30

The Past, Present, and Future of Supernova Cosmology

UserRobert Kirshner, Harvard.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 16:30-17:30

Cosmology with the Galaxy

UserAmina Helmi, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 14 October 2010, 16:30-17:30

New observational tests of the LCDM (with pesky baryons) paradigm

Extra colloquium

UserTommaso Treu, University of California Santa Barbara.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 02 September 2010, 16:30-17:30

The Herschel ATLAS

UserSteve Eales, Cardiff.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 10 June 2010, 16:30-17:30

ULTRACAM observations of binary stars

UserTom R. Marsh, University of Warwick.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 03 June 2010, 16:30-17:30

Origins of Stars, Planets, and Life; Galactic and Infrared Astronomy

UserMichael Meyer, ETH Hoenggerberg, Zurich.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 27 May 2010, 16:30-17:30

A Physical Treatment of AGN Feedback

UserJeremiah Ostriker, Princeton.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 20 May 2010, 16:30-17:30

The HERMES project -- reconstructing the ancient Galaxy

UserJoss Bland-Hawthorn (Federation Fellow, University of Sydney; Leverhulme Visiting Professor & Merton Fellow, University of Oxford).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 06 May 2010, 16:30-17:30

Galactic Outflows at Redshifts z = 2 -3: Watching `Feedback' in Action.

UserMax Pettini, Institute of Astronomy, university of cambridge.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 22 April 2010, 16:30-17:30

Searching for Life on Mars

Eddington Lecture 2010

UserPeter Smith, Lunar and Planetary Lab, University of Arizona.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 11 March 2010, 16:30-17:30

Supernovae: Explosions and Dark Energy

UserMark Sullivan, Oxford.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 16:30-17:30

The Impact of Nuclear Star Formation on Gas Inflow and AGN Fuelling

UserRichard Davies, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 25 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

Evolution of Massive Galaxies

UserChris Conselice, Nottingham.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

High-energy particle acceleration in active galaxies

UserMartin Hardcastle, Hertfordshire.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 11 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

Star Formation at Very Low Metallicity

UserAnne-Katharina Jappsen, Cardiff.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 04 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

IGM Reionization and 21 cm line observations

UserBenedetta Ciardi, MPA-Garching.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 21 January 2010, 16:30-17:30

Galaxies Under the Cosmic Microscope

UserMark Swinbank, Durham University.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 14 January 2010, 16:30-17:30

The Formation of High-Redshift Submillimetre Galaxies 

Special Lecture. Note time 11:30am.

UserDesika Narayanan, Harvard.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 11:00 am).

ClockThursday 10 December 2009, 11:30-12:15

The redshift z=6-9 galaxy population

UserRoss McLure, University of Edinburgh.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 03 December 2009, 16:30-17:30

Metals, dust and galaxy formation in the early universe

UserRoberto Maiolino, Astronomical Observatory of Rome.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 26 November 2009, 16:30-17:30

Superstellar clusters and their impact on their host galaxies

UserGuillermo Tenorio-Tagle, INAOE, Mexico.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 16:30-17:30

Towards an empirical understanding of how galaxies acquire their gas

UserGuinevere Kauffmann, MPA-Garching.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 05 November 2009, 16:30-17:30

Weak lensing by large scale structure

UserHenk Hoekstra, Leiden.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 29 October 2009, 16:30-17:30

Planet formation: facts, beliefs and predictions

UserPhil Armitage, University of Colorado.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 22 October 2009, 16:30-17:30

The Sackler Lectures

Measuring the Expansion of the Universe

Sackler Lecture 2009

UserWendy Freedman (Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 08 October 2009, 16:30-17:30

The discovery of the Kerr metric

UserRoy Kerr, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 30 July 2009, 16:30-17:30

The recently discovered Intermittent Radio Pulsars

UserCurt Michel, Rice University.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 18 June 2009, 16:30-17:30

Does the Sun have a subsolar metallicity?

UserMartin Asplund, MPA Garching.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 28 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

The structure of (mostly dark) halos

UserProf. Carlos Frenk, University of Durham.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 21 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Surprises in Near-Field Cosmology

UserRodrigo Ibata, Observatoire de Strasbourg.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 14 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

COSMIC METAL ENRICHMENT

UserAndrea Ferrara, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 07 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Galactic Archaeology with GCD+

UserDaisuke Kawata, MSSL.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 16:30-17:30

The SINS survey: resolved galaxy kinematics at z~2

UserNatascha Foerster Schreiber, Max Planck, Garching.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 23 April 2009, 16:30-17:30

The MeerKAT: an SKA Pathfinder and a major new mid-frequency telescope

Additional Colloquium

User Bernie Fanaroff, Project Director, South African SKA Project.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 16 April 2009, 16:30-17:30

This talk has been cancelled. Quasar Numbers

Special Colloquium

UserThis talk has been cancelled. Xiaohui Fan, Steward Observatory, The University of Arizona.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockMonday 16 March 2009, 16:30-17:30

The Recent Star Formation Histories of Nearby Galaxies

UserEvan Skillman, University of Minnesota.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 26 February 2009, 16:30-17:30

Building Relativistic Jets

UserKris Beckwith, Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 19 February 2009, 16:30-17:30

From solar systems to the observed extrasolar planets: the potential of perturbing stars

UserProf Melvyn B. Davies, Lund Observatory, Sweden.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 12 February 2009, 16:30-17:30

New Observational Insights into Cosmic Reionization

UserGeorge Becker, Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4:00 pm).

ClockThursday 05 February 2009, 16:30-17:30

SuperWASP robots spot new planets near solar system

UserDon Pollaco, Belfast.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 22 January 2009, 16:30-17:30

The X-ray Universe

UserRichard Mushotzky, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 11 December 2008, 16:30-17:30

High redshift Gamma Ray Bursts

UserNial Tanvir, Leicester.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 04 December 2008, 16:30-17:30

The Evolution of Black Hole Mass and Spin in Active Galactic Nuclei

UserAndrew King, University of Leicester.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

Massive Black Holes and Galaxies

UserReinhard Genzel, MPE, Garching.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 13 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

The Sackler Lectures

Massive Black Holes and Galaxies

Sackler Lecture 2008

UserReinhard Genzel (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching & Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 13 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

The planet-disc connection: results and prospects

UserCathie Clarke, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 06 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

Thermodynamics of the Hot Gas in Galaxies, Groups, & Clusters

UserIan McCarthy, Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

Cosmology from Galaxy Redshift Surveys

UserWill Percival, University of Portsmouth.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

Protoplanetary worlds at the astronomical unit scale: the infrared long-baseline interferometry view

UserJean-Philippe Berger, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Grenoble.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 16 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

The Dynamics of Saturn's F Ring

UserCarl Murray, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockThursday 09 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

The Cosmology of Now and Then Through the First Light

PLEASE NOTE change of date & time

UserRichard Bond, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockTuesday 23 September 2008, 16:00-17:00

The Sackler Lectures

New Worlds and Life in the Universe

Sackler Lecture 2007

UserGeoffrey W Marcy (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 16:30-17:30

The Sackler Lectures

The Last Gasp: Dynamics of Accretion onto Black Holes

Sackler Lecture 2004

UserJulian Krolik (John Hopkins University, Baltimore).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockThursday 06 May 2004, 16:30-17:30

The Sackler Lectures

Sensitive Systems: Chaos is come Again (Othello)

Sackler Lecture 2003

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockMonday 12 May 2003, 16:00-17:00

The Sackler Lectures

Cosmic Illusions: How Nature Creates Giant Gravitational Telescopes

Sackler Lecture 1999

UserRoger Blandford (Caltech, USA).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockWednesday 12 May 1999, 16:00-17:00

The Sackler Lectures

The History of Galaxies in the Universe

Sackler Lecture

UserSimon Lilly (Toronto).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 3.30 pm).

ClockFriday 06 December 1996, 16:30-17:30

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