Astrophysics seminars and talks at

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

 Current week:

PhD SEMINARS

Monday December 11th 2:00 – 3:30 PM 

Matilde Mingozzi (Cycle XXXII)
Physical properties of the Interstellar Medium gas in local AGN

Riccardo Nanni (Cycle XXXII)
Understanding the formation of the first black holes: deep observations of the most distant QSOs

 Silvia Raso (Cycle XXXII)
Measuring the dynamical evolution of dense stellar systems from the properties of Blue Straggler Stars

Tuesday December 12th 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Matteo Nori (Cycle XXXI)
 AX-Gadget: a N-Body hydrodynamical code for axion cosmology simulations

Salvatore Quai (Cycle XXXI)
Catching galaxies in the act of quenching star formation

 

JOINT ASTROPHYSICAL COLLOQUIUM

Thursday December 14th 11:30 AM (45′)
Anita Richards (JBCA- UK ARC)

“Hot and cold running water”

Full calendar:

January 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Jan. 10

h. 14:00

Andrea Comastri INAF-OABO Comunicazioni sul Navile

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday Jan. 12

h. 11:30

Giuseppe Lodato
Università degli Studi di Milano Planet formation in the ALMA era
Brusa

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Tuesday  Jan. 17

h. 11:30

John Magorrian University of Oxford The centre of M31 vs the Milky Way  Dalessandro

Astrophysics Talk

(20’+20′)

Thursday    Jan. 19

h. 11:30

Francesca Annibali + Monica Tosi INAF-OABO JWST opportunities

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday Jan. 24

h. 14:00

Barbara Balmaverde INAF-OABO The Muse view of radiogalaxies

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Jan. 26

h. 11:30

 Carlos Lopez-Sanjuan  CEFCA

(Teruel, Spain)

Probability functions for unbiased statistical estimations in multi-filter surveys: luminosity functions and merger fraction
 Cucciati

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday Jan. 31

h. 14:00

NO Astrophysics talk

February 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday Feb. 2

h. 11:30

Franco  Vazza
INAF-IRA (DIFA)
 We are the 99%: the most rarefied baryons in the Universe tracing the physics of cosmic web and magnetogenesis  Brusa

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday  Feb. 7

h. 14:00

NO Astrophysics talk

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Feb. 9

h. 11:30

Stefano Sandrelli
INAF-OABrera
(Milano)
La didattica e la divulgazione nella comunicazione dell’INAF  Bardelli

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday Feb. 14

h. 14:00

PhD seminars (Cycle XXXI)

Andrea Botteon
“Radio relics and shocks in galaxy clusters”

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Feb. 16

h. 11:30

Barbara Cavalazzi
Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche, Geologiche e Ambientali Extreme environments and Mars analogs – the case of the Dallol crater in Ethiopia Bolzonella

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday Feb. 21

h. 14:00

PhD seminars (Cycle XXXI)

Vittorio Ghirardini, “Mapping of the intra-cluster medium out to the virial radius”

Matteo Nori, “Simulating Ultra-Light Axion Dark Matter through Smoothed-Particle Hydrodynamics”

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday    Feb. 23

h. 11:30

PhD seminars (Cycle XXXI)

Massimo Cau, “New detection and statistics of Radio Halos in Galaxy Clusters. Offset BCG-XRay peak in clusters hosting diffuse radio emission.”

Alessia Garofalo, “Establishing the cosmic distance ladder with Cepheids and RR Lyrae observed by Gaia”

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday Feb. 28

h. 14:00

PhD seminars (Cycle XXXI)

Massimo Persic, “The distribution of relativistic electrons in the Galaxy and the spectrum of synchroton radio emission”

Salvatore Quai, “Catching star-forming galaxies in the quenching phase”

March 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday March 2

h. 11:30

Andrea Comastri
INAF-OABo Comunicazioni trasloco e assemblea personale INAF

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday March 7

h. 14:00

 Paolo Cassata Istituto de Fisica y Astronomia, Valparaiso (Chile)  Probing the molecular gas content of normal star-forming galaxies at 3 < z < 3.5 with ALMA

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday March 9

h. 11:30

Zhi-Yu Zhang IfA, University of Edinburgh

ESO

A fundamental constraint on the imaging of molecular
gas and dust in the early Universe set by the CMB
 Romano

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday March 14

h. 14:00

Suspended

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday March 16

h. 11:30

 Suspended

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday March 21

h. 14:00

Suspended

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday March 23

h. 11:30

Suspended

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday March 28

h. 14:00

Suspended

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday March 30

h. 11:30

Suspended

April 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
April 4

h. 14:00

    Suspended

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday April 6

h. 11:30

 Suspended

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
April 11

h. 14:00

 Sara
Cazzoli
 Istituto Astrofisico Andalusia Negative and positive outflow-feedback in nearby (U)LIRGs Vignali

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday April 13

h. 11:30

Anna  Cibinel  University of Sussex
(Brighton, UK)
A resolved look at stars and
gas in distant galaxies
 Brusa

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
April 18

h. 14:00

(Easter break)

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday April 20

h. 11:30

Iary Davidzon  LAM (Marseille)  High redshift universe in the COSMOS field:  how VISTA and Spitzer telescopes pave the way for JWST Bolzonella

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
April 25

h. 14:00


Holiday

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday April 27

h. 11:30

Mark Gieles University of Surrey

(Guildford, UK)

Hunting for black holes and dark matter with globular clusters Dalessandro

May 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
May 2

h. 14:00

 Tobias Fritz University of Virginia

(Charlottesville – USA)

Using proper motions to constrain Milky Way properties and the origin of its satellites 

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday May 4

h. 11:30

Michela Mapelli  INAF-OAPD Few good reasons to not get bored of star clusters  Bragaglia

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
May 9

h. 14:00

Enrica Bellocchi  Universidad Autonoma de Madrid Distinguishing disks from mergers: tracing the kinematic asymmetries in local (U)LIRGs using kinemetry-based criteria

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday May 11

h. 11:30

 Sebastiano Cantalupo

 Institute for Astronomy ETH
(Zurich)
Illuminating the dark Universe with fluorescent Lyman-alpha emission  Fraternali

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Tuesday
May 16

h. 14:00

Peter Coles

 

 Cardiff University
(Cardiff, UK)
Open Access Publishing in Physics and Astrophysics; Why and How? Marra

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Thursday May 18

h. 11:30

Peter Coles

 

 Cardiff University
(Cardiff, UK)
Wave mechanism and Large-scale Structure Moscardini

Astrophysics Talk

(45′)

Tuesday
May 23

h. 14:00

 Stefano Anselmi Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, USA) A cleaner Baryon Acoustic Oscillations standard ruler: the Linear Point  Moscardini

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday May 25

h. 11:30

 Martino Romaniello
ESO
(Garching bei München, Germany)
 High precision local measurements of the Hubble constant as probes into the physics of the Accelerating Universe  Brusa

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
May 30

h. 14:30

Jason Dexter ESO
(Garching bei München, Germany)
 Exploring strong gravity in the Galactic center

June 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday June 1

h. 11:30

Holger Baumgardt
University of Queensland (Australia)
  N-body modeling of globular clusters Sollima

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday June 6

h. 14:00

 Xiaoting Fu INAF-OABO/DIFA The new PARSEC evolutionary tracks and isochrones with alpha enhancement Bragaglia

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday June 8

h. 11:30

Gabriele Cescutti INAF-OATs What process(es) produced strontium and
barium in the Early Universe?
Calura

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday June 13

h. 14:00

Stefano Marchesi Clemson University (USA) Hunting heavily obscured AGN: an X-ray multi-observatory approach Brusa

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday June 15

h. 11:30

Paolo Bianchini McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada) Unveiling the kinematic complexity of globular clusters Zocchi

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
June 20

h. 14:00

Renzo Sancisi INAF-OABO The Dark Matter Saga: optical and radio rotation curves

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday June 22

h. 11:30

Suspended

(19-23 June LOFAR conference @IRA)

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
June 27

h. 14:00

Rocco Lico

 

 DIFA/INAF-IRA On the time-variable rotation measure in the core region of Markarian 421 Giovannini

Astrophysics Seminar

(45′)

Thursday June 29

h. 11:30

Gianni Zamorani
 INAF-OABO A deep VLA survey at 3 GHz in COSMOS: star formation and AGN activity

July 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday July 6

h. 11:30

Matteo Bonato
INAF-OAPD & IRA
 Exploring the evolution of star formation and dwarf galaxy properties with JWST/MIRI serendipitous spectroscopic surveys Massardi

September 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
September 5

h. 14:00

 Olga Cucciati  INAF/OABO  Galaxy environment: some pieces of the “big picture”

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
September 12

h. 14:00

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday September 14

h. 11:30


Bong Won Sohn
 

KASI (Korea)

Introduction of KASI(Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute) and KaVA AGN WG activities Bardelli

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
September 19

h. 14:00

Fabrizio Bonoli
 DIFA Is the Guido Horn d’Arturo’s tessellated telescope really the forefather of the modern large multi-mirror telescopes?

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday September 21

h. 11:30

Christian Corda

 

Research Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics of Maragha (RIAAM, Iran) Black holes as ”gravitational Bohr’s
hydrogen atoms”
Comastri

Astrophysics Talk

(45′)

Tuesday
September 26

h. 14:00

Elena Redaelli
MPE
(Garching, Germany)
Molecules as probes in low-mass star forming regions Cimatti

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday September 28

h. 11:30


Roberto Decarli
INAF/OABo The interstellar medium at high redshift (interno)

October 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
October 3

h. 14:00

 Julian Mertens  INAF/OABo  From the luminous shapes of galaxies to the mechanisms that shape dark matter structure 

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday October 5

h. 11:30

 Giuseppe Puglisi  SISSA CMB B-mode Polarization Experiments and Galactic Foreground Modeling  Massardi

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
October 10

h. 14:00

 Angela Bragaglia  INAF/OABo  Almost finished, almost starting: stellar clusters in Gaia-ESO and WEAVE
high-resolution surveys

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday October 12

h. 11:30


Joe Callingham
Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) The (Radio) Spectral Revolution: Altering our understanding of radio galaxy evolution Massardi

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
October 17

h. 14:00

Alvina Burgazli

 

 Odessa National University  Cosmological Screening of the Gravitational potential at large scales

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday October 19

h. 11:30

Mattia Negrello

 

 

Cardiff

Dust-obscured galaxies under the cosmic zoom lens in the Herschel-ATLAS  Massardi

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
October 24

h. 14:00

Alice Zocchi  DIFA  Kinematical signatures of intermediate-mass black holes in globular clusters

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday October 26

h. 11:30


Eline
Tolstoy
Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen

(The Netherlands)

Galactic Palaeontology Dalessandro

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday
October 31

h. 14:00

Enrico Garaldi  Argelander Institute für Astronomie (Bonn-Germany)  The ZOMG project — connecting the halo assembly history to galactic
properties

November 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday November 2

h. 11:30

Elena Pian INAF/IASF-Bo Kilonovae as a Cosmic Klondike: The Ultimate Gold Rush Amati

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday November 7

h. 14:00

 Margherita Talia
DIFA ALMA observations of GMASS 0953: rotating compact gas reservoirs in a Compton-thick AGN host at z∼2.226 Pozzi

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday November 9

h. 14:30

Stefano Camera  Università degli studi
di Torino
Synergic cosmology across the spectrum Baldi

Astrophysics Talk

(25’+25′)

Tuesday November 14

h. 14:00

 

 

 

h.14:30

 

 

 

Jenny Wagner

 

 

 

Ioannis Georgantopoulos

 Heidelberg University (Germany)

 

 

 

National Observatory of Athens  (Greece)

 

 A model-independent approach to gravitational lensing

Photometric redshifts for the 3XMM X-ray source catalogue: The largest X-ray survey ever

 

 Mertens

 

 

 

 

Comastri

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday November 16

h. 11:30

Annalisa Bonafede  

IRA/DIFA

Unravelling particle acceleration and magnetic field amplification in galaxy clusters through radio observations

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Tuesday
November 21

h. 14:00

Michele Cirasuolo  

ESO/Garching

The Extremely Large Telescope: the future of European ground-based astronomy Brusa/Dalessandro

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Thursday November  23

h. 11:30

Ivan Delvecchio  University of Zagreb

(Croatia)

 The deepest radio view of AGN in the COSMOS field: a two-fold population
 Zamorani

Friday November  24

h. 14:00

PhD seminars 

Andrea Botteon (Cycle XXXI)
When galaxy clusters collide: shocks and non-thermal phenomena

Beatrice Terni de Gregory  (Cycle XXXII)
Radio analysis from an EGMRT and CLASH sample of galaxy clusters

Cecilia Bacchini (Cycle XXXII)
The Volume Star Formation law: a Schmidt-Kennicutt relation for nearby star-forming galaxies

Monday November  27

h. 14:00

 PhD seminars 

Massimo Persic (Cycle XXXI)
An analytic distribution function for Galactic relativistic electrons

Tuesday
November 28

h. 14:00

 PhD seminars 

Ilaria Ruffa (Cycle XXXII)
The AGN fueling/feedback cycle and its role in galaxy evolution

Raffaele Pascale  (Cycle XXXII)
Dynamical and chemo-dynamical models of dwarf spheroidal galaxies

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday November 30

h. 11:30

Fabrizio Fiore INAF-OARoma The science of HERMES: a swarm of nano-satellites for high energy astrophysics and fundamental physics Comastri

December 2017

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday December 5

h. 14:00

 Silvia Martocchia  LJMU (Liverpool – UK)  The phenomenon of multiple populations in massive star clusters  Dalessandro

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday December 7

h. 11:30

 

Angela Adamo

 

Stockholm University  (Sweden)

 The nature and nurture of clustered star formation: linking parsec to galactic scale physical processes  

Annibali

Monday December 11

h. 14:00

 PhD seminars 

Riccardo Nanni (Cycle XXXII)
Understanding the formation of the first black holes: deep observations of the most distant QSOs

Silvia Raso (Cycle XXXII)
Measuring the dynamical evolution of dense stellar systems from the properties of Blue Straggler Stars

Matilde Mingozzi (Cycle XXXII)
Ionized gas outflows in AGN: an overview of their physical properties with the MAGNUM survey

Tuesday December 12

h. 14:00

 PhD seminars 

Matteo Nori (Cycle XXXI)
Simulating the impact of cosmic degeneracies on precision cosmology

Salvatore Quai (Cycle XXXI)
Catching galaxies in the act of quenching star formation

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday December 14

h. 11:30

Anita Richards

 

JBCA- UK ARC Hot and cold running water  Massardi

Tuesday
December 19

h. 14:00

 PhD seminars 

Vittorio Ghirardini  (Cycle XXXI)
Mapping of the intra-cluster medium out to the virial radius

Alessia Garofalo (Cycle XXXI)
A timeless classic never unfashionable ..RR Lyrae stars everywhere and in each passband: MW/M31, LBT, SMHASH, Gaia…What else?!’

Massimo Cau (Cycle XXXI)  
Statistics and new detections of diffuse radio sources in galaxy clusters 

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday Decmeber 21

h. 11:30


Elisabeta Lusso
Durham University  The physical relation between disc and coronal emission in AGN (and how it can be used as a cosmological probe)  

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.brusa3@unibo.it)

 

All the seminars will be held in the seminar room at the 4th floor (room 4E10) of the new Astronomical Observatory/Physics and Astronomy Department, Via Gobetti 93/3, Bologna, unless otherwise specified.