MKI Journal Club Schedule, Fall 2013

MKI Journal Club meets semester Fridays at noon in the Marlar Lounge (building 37, room 252).
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6 September
Meet and Greet
13 September
William Yam Evans et al, SWIFT Follow-up Observations of Candidate Gravitational-wave Transient Events
Fred Baganoff Eatough et al, A strong magnetic field around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Galaxy
20 September
No Journal Club
27 September
Alex Ji Safranek-Shrader et al, Star Formation in the First Galaxies - II: Clustered Star Formation and the Influence of Metal Line Cooling
Zach Berta-Thompson Evans et al, The Deep Blue Color of HD189733b: Albedo Measurements with Hubble Space Telescope/Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph at Visible Wavelengths
4 October
Lu Feng Hancock et al, Two populations of gamma-ray burst radio afterglows
Heather Jacobson Peacock et al, Signatures of multiple stellar populations in unresolved extragalactic globular/young massive star clusters
11 October
Abraham Neben Park et al, The cross-power spectrum between 21cm emission and galaxies in hierarchical galaxy formation models
Laura Lopez Bolatto et al, Suppression of star formation in the galaxy NGC 253 by a starburst-driven molecular wind
18 October
Peter Sullivan Palladino et al, Hypervelocity Star Candidates in the SEGUE G & K Dwarf Sample
Amaury Triaud Mamajek et al, Planetary Construction Zones in Occultation: Discovery of an Extrasolar Ring System Transiting a Young Sun-like Star and Future Prospects for Detecting Eclipses by Circumsecondary and Circumplanetary Disks
25 October
Josh Dillon Trott et al, Prospects for the Detection of Fast Radio Bursts with the Murchison Widefield Array
Bryce Croll Schaefer, B., The Thousand Star Magnitudes in the Catalogues of Ptolemy, Al Sufi, and Tycho Are All Corrected For Atmospheric Extinction
1 November
Aaron Ewall-Wice Hanson et al, Detection of B-mode Polarization in the Cosmic Microwave Background with Data from the South Pole Telescope
Steve Ehlert Fermi-LAT Collaboration, Dark Matter Constraints from Observations of 25 Milky Way Satellite Galaxies with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
8 November
Greg Dooley Feldmann and Spolyar, Detecting Dark Matter Substructures around the Milky Way
Rob Simcoe Keating et al, Probing the metallicity and ionization state of the circumgalactic medium at z~6 and beyond with OI absorption
15 November
Alex Leder Lux Collaboration, First results from the LUX dark matter experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility
Jackie Hewitt Christian and Loeb, Measuring the X-ray Background in the Reionization Era with First Generation 21 cm Experiments
22 November
Tom Cooper van Dokkum et al, The Assembly of Milky Way-like Galaxies Since z~2.5
Nevin Weinberg Couch and Ott, Revival of The Stalled Core-Collapse Supernova Shock Triggered by Precollapse Asphericity in the Progenitor Star
29 November
No Journal Club Thanksgiving
6 December
Uchupol Ruangsri Jain et al, Astrophysical Tests of Modified Gravity: Constraints from Distance Indicators in the Nearby Universe
Mark Vogelsberger Hopkins et al, Galaxies on FIRE (Feedback In Realistic Environments): Stellar Feedback Explains Cosmologically Inefficient Star Formation