Wednesday colloquia

The API colloquia are weekly meetings where people give a 45 minute overview of their work. Afterwards there is time for discussion. At the end of each month the colloquia are jointly held with GRAPPA.

The contact person for the regular API colloquia is Selma de Mink.
The contact person for the joint GRAPPA/API colloquia is Jacco Vink.


Upcoming colloquia

Looking for giant rings around a directly imaged exoplanet in 2017 - the bRing Project

Matthew Kenworthy — Leiden University

In 2007, the 20 million year old pre-main sequence star J1407 underwent a complex series of eclipses lasting two months, showing temporal structure down to a timescale of 20 minutes. We interpret this as a giant ring system surrounding an unseen secondary companion, J1407b, that is being sculpted by forming exomoons.

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Wednesday 22 March 2017, 11:00. Location: C4.174

The physics of Pulsar Wind Nebulae in the light of 3D MHD simulations

Elena Amato — Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory, Italy

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Wednesday 29 March 2017, 11:00. Location: C4.174

Title not yet known

Damiano Caprioli — University of Chicago

Wednesday 5 April 2017, 11:00. Location: C4.174

Forming planetesimals and planets in protoplanetary discs

Anders Johansen — Lund Observatory, Sweden

Host: Chris Ormel

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Wednesday 12 April 2017, 11:00. Location: C4.174

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Wednesday 19 April 2017, 11:00

No Colloquium (Holiday)

No Colloquium (Holiday)

Wednesday 26 April 2017, 11:00

TBD

Lia Corrales

Host: Sera Markoff

Wednesday 3 May 2017, 11:00

TBD

Javier Garcia

Host: Sera Markoff

Wednesday 10 May 2017, 11:00

TBD

Beth Biller

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Wednesday 17 May 2017, 11:00

No Colloquium (NAC)

No Colloquium (NAC)

Wednesday 24 May 2017,