MKI Journal Club Schedule, Spring 2014

MKI Journal Club meets semester Fridays at noon in the Marlar Lounge (building 37, room 252).
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7 February
Greg Dooley Schultz et al, The High-z Universe Confronts Warm Dark Matter: Galaxy Counts, Reionization and the Nature of Dark Matter
Meng Su IceCube Collaboration, Evidence for High-Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrinos at the IceCube Detector
14 February
Aaron Ewall-Wice Fialkov, Barkana, and Visbal, The observable signature of late heating of the Universe during cosmic reionization
Ruslan Vaulin Liu et al, Puzzling accretion onto a black hole in the ultraluminous X-ray source M 101 ULX-1
21 February
Reed Essick Breger and Montgomery, Evidence of resonant mode coupling and the relationship between low and high frequencies in a rapidly rotating A star
Herman Marshall Ueda et al, Toward the Standard Population Synthesis Model of the X-Ray Background: Evolution of X-Ray Luminosity and Absorption Functions of Active Galactic Nuclei Including Compton-Thick Populations
28 February
Alex Ji Hopkins, Variations in the Stellar IMF: from Bottom to Top
Anna Frebel Roederer et al, Neutron-Capture Nucleosynthesis in the First Stars
7 March
Kat Deck Ransom et al, A millisecond pulsar in a stellar triple system
Tauris and van den Heuvel, Formation of the Galactic Millisecond Pulsar Triple System PSR J0337+1715.A Neutron Star with Two Orbiting White Dwarfs
Catherine Grant Grefenstette et al, Asymmetries in core-collapse supernovae from maps of radioactive 44Ti in CassiopeiaA
14 March
Cancelled No Journal Club
21 March
David Hernandez Ferrari et al, A Keplerian-based Hamiltonian Splitting for Gravitational N-body Simulations
Scott Hughes BICEP2 Collaboration, Detection Of B-mode Polarization at Degree Angular Scales
28 March
Spring Break No Journal Club
4 April
Maggie Tse Elvis, How Many Ore-Bearing Asteroids?
Eric Miller Fraser et al, The X-ray signature of the solar axion flux observed by XMM-Newton
11 April
Aaron Buikema Walsh et al, Complex organic molecules in protoplanetary disks
Brendan Griffen Garrison-Kimmel et al, ELVIS: Exploring the Local Volume in Simulations
18 April
Jessamyn Allen Campana et al, The return to quiescence of Aql X-1 following the 2010 outburst
Slawek Gras Battye and Moss, Evidence for Massive Neutrinos from Cosmic Microwave Background and Lensing Observations
25 April
David Goldfinger Cuk and Stewart, Making the Moon from a Fast-Spinning Earth: A Giant Impact Followed by Resonant Despinning
Michael McDonald Bulbul et al, Detection of An Unidentified Emission Line in the Stacked X-ray spectrum of Galaxy Clusters
2 May
MKI Postdoc Symposium No Journal Club
9 May
Adam Anderson Randall and Reece, Dark Matter as a Trigger for Periodic Comet Impacts
Lightning Talks Student project presentations from 8.282