MKI Journal Club meets semester Fridays at noon in the Marlar Lounge (building 37, room 252).
One-hour meetings consist of 15 minutes' pizza-eating and socializing, followed by 2 15-minute talks on current papers of interest (astro-ph is fine). Five minutes are allowed for questions after each talk. All MKI faculty, research staff, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students are invited to present a paper of their choice. Students are encouraged to seek approval of their paper by a faculty member before presenting it. Usually the first talk in a session is given by a graduate student and the second talk by a research scientist, faculty member, or postdoc.
The aim of the journal club is threefold:
To schedule a talk, please contact a member of the Journal Club Committee.
A possible form for a ten-minute talk (courtesy Ed Bertschinger) is outlined here.
Speakers often present papers relevant to the following week's Astrophysics Colloquium or Physics Colloquium.