Astrophysics seminars and talks at

INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna and Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia

 

September 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Sept. 13

h. 14:00

Federico

Marinacci

  MIT, Cambridge (USA) HI gas in the Auriga cosmological simulations    Fraternali

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday Sept. 15

h. 11:30

Andrea

Negri

 IAP, Paris   (France) AGN feeding and feedback beyond sub-grid physics
 Ciotti

 

Tuesday    Sept. 20

h. 11:30

“Aperitivo Scientifico” – sala seminari

Cosmic Odyssey: past, present and future

T. Padmanabhan (IUCAA, India)

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday Sept. 22

h. 11:30

Ariel

Sanchez

MPA, Garching (Germany)  Cosmological analysis of the completed BOSS survey Moscardini

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Sept. 27

h. 14:00

Marco

Baldi

 DIFA / Unibo  Large-scale structure with momentum exchange in the dark sector 

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday Sept. 29

h. 11:30

Dominique

Eckert

University of Geneva (Switzerland)   Where are the baryons?  Ettori

 

October 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

   Holiday

Tuesday    Oct. 4

Holiday  Holiday  Holiday  Holiday

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Oct. 6

h. 11:30

 Francesco

Mulargia

  DIFA/Unibo Cosmic signatures in earth’s seismic tremor?    Comastri

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Oct. 11

h. 14:00

Carlo

Giocoli

 DIFA/Unibo  Halo model characterization for weak gravitational lensing

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Oct. 13

h. 11:30

Franz E.

Bauer

 Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile  ALMA observations of the Frontier Fields  Brusa

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday       Oct. 18

h. 14:00

Mahmoud

Hashim

DIFA/Unibo  Degeneracy between primordial non-Gaussianity and interaction in the dark sector Baldi

Wednesday Oct. 19

h. 11:15

Aula Magna DIFA “Augusto Righi” –  Via Irnerio 46

Prof. Malcom Longair

(University of Cambridge – Dep. of Physics-Cavendish Lab.)

“…a paper … I hold to be great guns”: How Maxwell discovered the Laws of Electromagnetism 

Astrophysics Talk

  Tuesday Oct. 25

No talk 

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

  Thursday    Oct. 27

h. 11:30

 Elena

Pancino

 INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Arcetri Scenarios for the formation of Galactic GCs: exploring a reverse population order   Dalessandro

 

November 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

Tuesday  Nov. 1

Holiday

PhD final seminars

(45′)

 Thursday    Nov. 03

h. 11:30

Alfonso Veropalumbo

Clustering of clusters as a cosmological probe 

PhD final seminars

(45′ each)

Tuesday Nov. 08

h. 14:00

 Mario Ballardini

Cosmological constraints on cosmic inflation and scalar-tensor dark energy models 
from CMB anisotropies and galaxy clustering

Michele Perna

Starbursting to quenching: the role of X-ray emission in Active Galactic Nuclei feedback processes

PhD final seminars

(45′ each)

Thursday Nov. 10

h. 11:00

Emiliano Alessandrini

Cosmic-Lab: understanding the dynamical evolution of dense stellar systems

Alessandro Maini 

Modeling the faint radio sky: the pathway to SKA

PhD final seminars

(45′ each)

 Tuesday Nov. 15

h. 14:00

 Lucia Armilotta

The origin and fate of the multi-phase circumgalactic medium of disc galaxies using high-resolution hydrodynamical simulations

Nicola Malavasi

The role of the environment in galaxy evolution

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Nov. 17

h. 11:30

 Paolo

Ventura

INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma  Stellar dust: formation of solid particles in the wind of Asymptotic giant branch stars Origlia

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday Nov. 22

h. 14:00

Michele

Bellazzini

INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna  Taking part in the ELT adventure: science cases for MAORY

  Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Nov. 24

h. 11:30

Vincent

Henault-Brunet

 

Radboud University Nijmegen         (The Netherlands)   Probing the formation of GCs and their MPs with (chemo) -dynamics Dalessandro

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday Nov. 29

h. 14:00

No talk

December 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Dec. 1

h. 11:30

Giulia

Rodighiero

  University of Padova The Herschel Lensing Survey: obscured star formation in galaxy clusters   Brusa

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Dec. 6

h. 14:00

Filippo

Fraternali

 DIFA –

UNIBO

 Rapid rotation in high-z galaxies


Holiday

Thursday    Dec. 8 Holiday Holiday Holiday Holiday

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Dec. 13

h. 14:00

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Dec. 15

h. 11:30

Marta

Burgay

INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di  Cagliari The mistery of fast radio bursts  Brusa

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Dec. 20

h. 14:00

Lorenzo
Posti
Kapteyn Astronomical Institute TBD  Nipoti

Previous seminars in 2016

January 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

PDF

Ref

Tuesday, Jan. 12th, h. 14

Silvia Bonoli  Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (CEFCA), Teruel Spain  The J-PAS survey: a picture of the sky in 56 colors  Moscardini

Thursday, Jan. 14th, h. 14

Giuseppe Altavilla INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna  Gaia@OABo 2 years after launch

Thursday, Jan. 21th, h. 14

Marco Limongi INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma  Massive Stars: presupernova evolution, explosion and nucleosynthesis Romano

Thursday, Jan. 28th, h. 14

Pierluigi Monaco
Universita` di Trieste – INAF – Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste Simulating the formation of galaxies  Gruppioni/Ettori

 

February 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

PDF

Ref

Thursday, Feb. 4th, h. 14

Valentina D’Odorico  INAF – Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste Metals outside galaxies: what do we learn from observations?     Gilli

Aula della Specola

Thursday, Feb. 11th, h. 14

 F. R. Ferraro  DIFA  Clocks and scales for globular cluster and BSS physics  

Tuesday, Feb. 16th

Mauro Nanni

Vincenzo Testa

INAF – ORA

INAF – OAR

ICT: perche’ mi serve?’
domande, proposte e criticita’: i servizi e le opportunita’ offerte
dall’ Ufficio VI della direzione scientifica ‘Information and
Communications Technologies’
Comastri

Thursday & Friday, Feb. 18th-19th

Aula della Specola

Giornate di Osservatorio
 PROGRAM and PDF  Comastri

Thursday, Feb. 25th, h. 14

Adam Hawken
 INAF – Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera/Merate  Constraining cosmology with the dynamics of voids    Cucciati/Bolzonella

 

March 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

PDF

Ref

Thursday, March 3th, h. 14

Evanthia Hatziminaoglou ESO  Starburst and AGN: incidental or causal symbiosis?  Bolzonella

Tuesday, March 8th, h. 14

Marcella Massardi INAF-IRA Bologna Five years after the first ALMA call
  Vignali

Thursday, March 10th, h. 14

Luca Izzo Univ. La Sapienza, Roma & ICRANET, Pescara Novae as Lithium factories in the Milky Way: first evidences   Romano

Thursday, March 17th, h. 14

Benedetta Ciardi
 MPA, Garching, DE Cosmic Reionization: Theoretical Modeling and Challenging Observations    Brusa

Thursday, March 24th, h. 14

Ivan Minchev   AIP, Potsdam, DE  Predictions for Galactic Archeology from Numerical Modeling   Romano

Thursday, March 31th, h. 14

 NO SEMINAR

 

April 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

PDF

Ref

Thursday, April 7th, h. 14

Giuseppe Bono Università di Tor Vergata Roma  On the metallicity distribution across the Galactic thin disk using classical Cepheids    Ferraro/Mucciarelli

Thursday, April 14th, h. 14

Ben Metcalf Università di Bologna What we can learn from strong gravitational lenses?

Thursday, April 21st, h. 14

Aula della Specola

Alberto Sesana
 University of Birmingham

The first gravitational detection and the future of multimessenger astronomy   Comastri

Thursday, April 28th, h. 14

 Andrea Kunder AIP, Potsdam, DE The Dynamics of the Galactic Bulge: Discovery of an Old Population that formed before the Bar   Bragaglia/Romano

 

May 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

PDF

Ref

Thursday, May 5th, h. 14

Ivan Cabrera-Ziri ESO, Garching, DE & Liverpool John Moore University, UK Latest constraints on the formation of globular clusters from young massive clusters   Mucciarelli

Thursday, May 12th, h. 14

 Sirio Belli MPE, Garching, DE Deep Keck Spectroscopy of High-Redshift Quiescent Galaxies

  Pozzetti

Tuesday, May 17th, h. 14

Aula della Specola

Daniela Calzetti  Dept. of Astronomy, Univ. of Massachusetts, US  Star Formation Across Space    Tosi

Thursday, May 26th, h. 14

Valentina D’Orazi  INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova  High-contrast imaging observations of exoplanets: where we are, where we go    Bragaglia

Tuesday, May 31st, h. 14

Margherita Giustini SRON, NL Direct Probe of the Inner Accretion Flow around the Supermassive Black Hole in NGC 2617    Vignali

 

June 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

PDF

Ref

Thursday, June 9th, h. 14

Gergely Popping ESO, Garching, DE  The gas content of galaxies over cosmic time Vallini

June 15th-16th-17th

 MA1 Meeting

16th-17th

Sala della Specola

MA2 Meeting

15th-16th

Aula C, Morassutti

Thursday, June 23th, h. 14

Monica Tosi
 INAF-OABo The James Webb Space Telescope  

Thursday, June 30th, h. 14

 

 

July 2016

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

PDF

Ref

Thursday, July 14th, h14

Gianni Bernardi SKA South Africa; Department of Physics and Electronics, Grahamstown Cosmic Dawn and Reionization with the Square Kilometre Array and its precursors Brusa

Tuesday, July 26th, h. 14

Fabio Vito
Penn State University, US  The deepest X-ray view of high-redshift galaxies: constraints on low-rate black-hole accretion   Vignali

 

 

Contact information 

Emanuele Dalessandro (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna; Email: emanuele.dalessandro@oabo.inaf.it)

Marcella Brusa (Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universita`di Bologna; Email: marcella.brusa@unibo.it)

 

All the seminars will be held in the seminar room, floor -1 of the Astronomical Observatory/Physics and Astronomy Department, Via Ranzani 1, Bologna, unless otherwise specified. 

Please check the Bologna Fiere Calendar & Exhibitions before inviting a speaker (hotel prices can be much higher than usual in such periods). 

 

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