SEMINARS 2018

Astrophysics seminars and talks at

INAF-Osservatorio di Astrofisica e Scienza dello Spazio
and Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Università di Bologna

 Current week

Astrophysics Talk

Thursday 26 July 14:00 – 14:30

Gabriele Ponti (MPE – Germany)

“Present and past activity of the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way centre”

 

Full calendar:

January 2018

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday Jan. 11

h. 11:30

Francesco Tombesi Universita’ di Tor Vergata The multi-faceted view of supermassive black hole feedback
 Cappi

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Jan. 16

h. 14:00

 Xiaoting Fu  INAF-OAS Lithium: insights (problems) in astrophysics and its Galactic evolution

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday    Jan. 18

h. 11:30

Elena Mason  INAF-Trieste Why are novae important – the prequel: panchromatic high resolution spectroscopy of bright novae  Bragaglia

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    Jan. 23

h. 14:00

Francesco Mulargia  DIFA/UNIBO Galactic tremor Comastri

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    Jan. 25

h. 11:30

Paolo Padovani  ESO The birth of (non-stellar) neutrino Astronomy

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    Jan. 30

h. 14:00

February 2018

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday Feb. 1

h. 11:30

Alessandro Papitto
INAF –
OA Roma
CANCELED Campana

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

Tuesday    Feb. 6

h. 14:00

 Riccardo Valdarnini  SISSA – Trieste Enhanced performances on an improved SPH scheme in a variety of hydrodynamical test cases

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday   Feb. 8

h. 14:00

 Rodrigo Ibata  Obs. de Strasbourg (France)  Preparing for the Great Dig in the Sky

(with apologies to Pink Floyd)
 Clementini

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    Feb. 13

h. 14:00

 Jong-Hak Woo   Seoul National University (Korea)  The role of black holes in galaxy evolution  Decarli

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    Feb. 15

h. 11:30

 Ilaria Pascucci  University of Arizona (USA)  Scaling Laws in Disks and Exoplanets: Testing Planet Formation Theories  Brusa

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    Feb. 20

h. 14:00

 Richard D’Souza  University of Michigan (USA)  Unravelling the Andromeda Galaxy’s most massive merger Giocoli

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    Feb. 22

h. 11:30

Heino Falcke Radboud University (The Netherlands)  Imaging Black Holes now and in the future
Massardi

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    Feb. 27

h. 14:00

 Timea Orsolya Kovacs   Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary)  GRB and GRB host parameters obtained from multi-wavelength data  Stratta

March 2018

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday March 1

h. 11:30


Gianni Bernardi
 

INAF-IRA


21-cm (observational) cosmology

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Tuesday   March 6

h. 14:00

 Simona Vegetti  MPA Constraining the free-streaming properties of dark matter from strong gravitational lensing

Special Talk

(40′)

Thursday    March 8

h. 11:30

 Gianfranco Brunetti INAF – IRA

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    March 13

h. 14:00

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    March 15

h. 14:00

Elena Valenti   ESO The Milky Way bulge in the surveys era  Dalessandro

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    March 20

h. 14:00

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    March 22

h. 11:30

Ludovico Coccato ESO  Kinematically distinct stellar components in galaxies  Massardi

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    March 27

h. 14:00

Umberto Maio  Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics (Germany)  ORIGINS: First stars, galaxies and massive black holes  Moscardini

EASTER LECTURE

Wednesday March 28 h. 11:30 – CNR seminar room #216

Joe Silk (Oxford/JHU – UK)
“The limits of Cosmology”

April 2018

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Special Talk

(45′)

Thursday April 5

h. 11:30

 Micol Bolzonella INAF-OAS
So long
VIMOS

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    April 12

h. 11:30

 

 

Anna Feltre

 

 

Lyon University (France)

 Modelling optical and UV spectral features of different ionizing sources: current challenges in understanding the high-z Universe  Vignali

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Friday         April 13

h. 14:00

 Abhijit Saha  NOAO (USA)  Using RR Lyrae stars to map the Reddening and Extinction towards the Galactic Bulge  Fiorentino

Astrophysics Talk

(2 x 20′)

 Tuesday   April 17

h. 14:00

 Valeriya Korol

 

 

Tereza Jerabkova

 Leiden University (The Netherlands)

 

Helmholtz-Institut fuer Strahlen- und Kernphysik, University of Bonn (Germany)

 Saracino

 

 

Romano

 

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    April 19

h. 11:30

 

Alex Saro

 

INAF-OATs

 The South Pole Telescope (SPT) cluster survey and its cosmological implications  

Calura

Special Talk (30′)

Monday  April 23

h. 14:00

Roberto Merighi INAF-OAS Migrazione verso nuovo server di posta elettronica

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    April 24

h. 14:00

 Antonio Garufi  Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)  Have you ever seen a planet forming?

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    April 26

h. 11:30

 

SUSPENDED    

May 2018

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday May 3

h. 11:30

 Laura Inno  MPIA Heidelberg (Germany) Dissecting the  young Galaxy via NIR spectroscopy of Cepheids Fiorentino

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday         May 8

h. 14:00

 Giorgio Calderone  Osservatorio di Trieste  Julia for astronomers

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    May 10

h. 11:30

 Vernesa Smolcic University of Zagreb (Croatia)

 

 Black hole mass growth across cosmic time: Insights from radio surveys Zamorani

 

Special Talk

(45′)

 Tuesday    May 15

h. 11:30

  Zhi-Yu  Zhang  ROE & ESO  Top-heavy IMF found in dusty starburst galaxies with ALMA  Romano

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    May 17

h. 11:30

 Giacomo Beccari  ESO (Germany)  The complex stellar population in the Orion Nebula Cluster with OmegaCAM Dalessandro

Special Talk

(45′)

 Tuesday    May 22

h. 14:00

 Simon Potegies Zwart  Leiden University (The Netherlands)  Consequences of the birth environment on the evolution of the Solar System  Ferraro

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday    May 24

h. 11:30

Jens Chluba  University of Manchester (UK) Future steps in Cosmology with CMB spectral distortions  Finelli

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday    May 29

h. 14:00

 Francesc Ferrer  Washington University (USA) The dark matter distribution around the central super-massive black hole and its impact on the indirect detection.  Nipoti

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

Thursday    May 31

h. 11:30

  Andrei Mesinger   SNS

(Pisa)

 Bernardi

June 2018

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Special Talk

(45′)

 MONDAY         June 4th

h. 11:30

Gisella Clementini

 

INAF-OAS

 

A hitchhicker’s guide to Gaia DR2

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    June 7

h. 11:30

 Giovanni Losurdo INFN – Pisa

 

 Gravitational waves observations: achievements and perspectives  

 Brusa

 Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Tuesday    June 12

h. 14:00

 Vincenzo Mainieri  ESO  A close look at AGN feedback  

Brusa

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Wednesday    June 13

h. 15:00

 Andy Ptak  NASA – GSFC

(USA)

 Arcus: An Overview of The Soft X-ray Grating Explorer  Gilli

Special talk

(45′)

Tuesday     June 19

h. 14:00

 Gabriele Giovannini  DIFA & IRA  Properties of the jet launch region in 3C84

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    June 21

h. 11:30

 Alessandro Papitto INAF – OAR   Transitional millisecond pulsars  Campana

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday     June 26

h. 14:00

Davide Massari University of Groningen (The Netherlands)  Proper Motions of Milky Way satellites in the golden era of Astrometry  Dalessandro

Special talk

(45′)

Thursday    June 28

h. 11:30

 Filippo D’Ammando  INAF-IRA 10 years in space: highlights of Fermi-LAT science  

July 2018

Type

Date

Speaker

Institute

Title

Ref

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday         July 3

h. 14:00

Jack Sayers California Institute of Technology (USA)  Imaging the Kinetic SZ Effect in a Sample of 10 Massive Clusters  Ettori

Meneghetti

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium

(45′)

 Thursday    July 5

h. 11:30

 Simona Paiano

(CANCELED)

INAF – OAPadova

 

 An optical view of extragalactic gamma-ray emitters: identification, classification and cosmological distance  

 Pian

 Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Tuesday

July 10

h. 14:00

     

 

Joint Astrophysical Colloquium 

(45′)

 Thursday

July 12

h. 11:30

 Jeremy Mould Swinburne University of Technology – CAS (Australia)  The Taipan survey  Clementini

Astrophysics Talk

(25′)

 Thursday

July 26

h. 14:00

 Gabriele Ponti  MPE

(Garching – Germany)

 Present and past activity of the supermassive black hole at the Milky
Way centre
 Dadina