MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research

List of Faculty Recommended Papers (Fall 2012).

Title Author(s) Presenter
Angular momentum and galaxy formation revisited Adam J. Romanowsky, S. Michael Fall None
Redshifts, Sample Purity, and BCG Positions for the Galaxy Cluster Catalog from the first 720 Square Degrees of the South Pole Telescope Survey Song et al. None
Architecture of Planetary Systems Based on Kepler Data: Number of Planets and Coplanarity Julia Fang, Jean-Luc Margot None
Second Season QUIET Observations: Measurements of the CMB Polarization Power Spectrum at 95 GHz QUITE Collaboration None
More dynamical models of our GalaxyJames Binney None
The Average Star Formation Histories of Galaxies in Dark Matter Halos from z=0-8 Peter S. Behroozi, Risa H. Wechsler, Charlie Conroy None
The Canadian Cluster Comparison Project: weak lensing masses and SZ scaling relations Henk Hoestra, Andisha Mahdavi, Arif Babul, Chris Bildfell None
The Milky Way's circular velocity curve between 4 and 14 kpc from APOGEE data Bovy et al. None
The Gravitational Potential Near the Sun From SEGUE K-dwarf Kinematics Zhang et al. None
Kepler-47: A Transiting Circumbinary Multi-Planet System Orosz et al. None
Two 'b's in the Beehive: The Discovery of the First Hot Jupiters in an Open Cluster S.N. Quinn et al. None
An abundance of small exoplanets around stars with a wide range of metallicities Buchave et al. None
How not to build Tatooine: the difficulty of in situ formation of circumbinary planets Kepler 16b, Kepler 34b and Kepler 35b Sijme-Jan Parrdekooper, Zoe M. Leinhardt, Philippe Thebault, Clement Baruteau None
Internal Gravity Waves Modulate the Apparent Misalignment of Exoplanets aroudn Hot Stars T.M. Rogers, D.N.C. Line, H.H.B. Lau None
Rapid Orbital Decay of a 12.75-minute WD+WD Binary J0651+2833 J.J. Hermes et al. None
Laterally Propagating Detonations in Thin Helium Layers on Accreting White Dwarfs Townsley, Moore, & Bildsten None
Accumulated Tidal Heating of Stars Over Multiple Pericenter Passages Near SgrA* Gongjie Li, Abraham Loeb None
Observables and unobservables in dark energy cosmologies Amendola et al. Ed Bertschinger