MKI Journal Club Schedule, Fall 2014

MKI Journal Club meets semester Fridays at noon in the Marlar Lounge (building 37, room 252).
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5 September
Meet and Greet
12 September
Abraham Neben Jacobs et al, Multi-redshift limits on the 21cm power spectrum from PAPER
Bob Penna Fragos and McClintock, The Origin of Black Hole Spin in Galactic Low-Mass X-ray Binaries
19 September
No Journal Club
26 September
Alex Leder IceCube Collaboration, IceCube Search for Dark Matter Annihilation in nearby Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters
Aleksander Sadowski Psaltis et al, Event-Horizon-Telescope Evidence for Alignment of the Black Hole in the Center of the Milky Way with the Inner Stellar Disk
3 October
Alex Ji Papastergis et al, Is there a "too big to fail" problem in the field?
Zach Berta-Thompson Snellen et al, Fast spin of the young extrasolar planet beta Pictoris b
10 October
John ZuHone Rasia et al, Temperature Structure of the Intra-Cluster Medium from SPH and AMR simulations
17 October
Alex Ji Brown et al, The Quenching of the Ultra-Faint Dwarf Galaxies in the Reionization Era
Salvatore Vitale LIGO-Virgo Collaboration, Search for gravitational waves associated with gamma-ray bursts detected by the interplanetary network
24 October
Lu Feng Seth et al, A Supermassive Black Hole in an Ultracompact Dwarf Galaxy
Paul Torrey Jones et al, GLASS: gas-phase metallicity and radial gradients in an interacting system at z~2
31 October
Tom Cooper Fox et al, The High-ion Content and Kinematics of Low-redshift Lyman Limit Systems
Meng Su AMS Collaboration, High Statistics Measurement of the Positron Fraction in Primary Cosmic Rays of 0.5-500 GeV with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station
7 November
Reed Essick Andrews et al., Evolutionary Channels for the Formation of Double Neutron Stars
Roberto Sanchis Dumusque et al., The Kepler-10 planetary system revisited by HARPS-N: A hot rocky world and a solid Neptune-mass planet
14 November
William Yam Amorisco, On feathers, bifurcations and shells: the dynamics of tidal streams across the mass scale
Mark Vogelsberger Schaller et al., The effect of baryons on the inner density profiles of rich clusters
21 November
Jeff Zheng Bandura et al., Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) Pathfinder
Deepto Chakrabarty Schatz et al., Strong neutrino cooling by cycles of electron capture and beta decay in neutron star crusts
28 November
No Journal Club
5 December
Jessamyn Allen MacLeod and Ramirez-Ruiz, On the Accretion-Fed Growth of Neutron Stars During Common Envelope
Max Tegmark Planck dust maps and BICEP2