KICP Seminars & Colloquia, Summer 2006

Seminar schedule for Summer 2006
September 7, 2006
Special seminar
Angela Olinto
University of Chicago
Auger North Wrap-Up Session & Picnic   [Abstract]
September 19, 2006
Special seminar
Darren Croton
University of California, Berkeley
Galaxy Formation: Why the Devil Really is in the Detail   [Abstract]

  • September 7, 2006 | 1:00 PM | LASR 152 & LASR Lawns (Picnic) | Special seminar
    Auger North Wrap-Up Session & Picnic
    Angela Olinto, University of Chicago

    Discussion summarizing the findings of the Auger North Team - Introduction by Stephan Meyer and discussion lead by Angela Olinto. A panel of Auger North participants will also speak. A picnic will follow (3:00-6:00pm) on the Lawns of LASR & Astronomy Buildings. Food and beverages will be provided.
  • September 19, 2006 | 12:00 PM | LASR Conference Room | Special seminar
    Galaxy Formation: Why the Devil Really is in the Detail
    Darren Croton, University of California, Berkeley

    A review of our current progress toward understanding galaxy formation in a cosmological context using simulations of both baryons and dark matter. In particular, the focus will be on the recent surge of interest in AGN and the significant effect that they can have on massive galaxy evolution.