MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research

MKI Journal Club Schedule, Fall 2007

MKI Journal Club meets semester Fridays at noon in the Marlar Lounge (building 37, room 252).

Click on a speaker's name to visit their home page. Click on an author's name to download and view their paper.

7 September Rob Simcoe: Introduction
Science news
14 September
Ben Cain: Werner et al, "Complex X-ray Morphology of Abell 3128: A distant cluster behind a disturbed cluster"
Mark Bautz: A. Evrard et al., "Virial Scaling of Massive Dark Matter Halos: Why Clusters Prefer a High Normalization Cosmology"
21 September
Mike Stevens: Opher et al, "The Orientation of the Local Interstellar Magnetic Field"
Scott Hughes: Mezzacappa et al,"Ascertaining the Core Collapse Supernova Mechanism: An Emerging Picture?"
28 September
Ryan Lang: Arnaud et al., "An overview of the second round of the Mock LISA Data Challenges"
Al Levine: Stark et al., "A Keck Survey for Gravitationally-Lensed Lyman-alpha Emitters in the Redshift Range 8.5 < z < 10.4"
5 October Green Center Dedication: no talks
12 October
Josh Carter: Freese, et. al., "The Effect of Dark Matter on the First Stars: A New Phase of Stellar Evolution"
Gregg Harry: Clarkson & Seahra, "A Gravitational Wave Window on Extra Dimensions"
19 October
Will Farr: James B. Hartle and Mark Srednicki, Are We Typical?
Adam Burgasser: Mohanty et al and Marmajek & Meyer, The Enigma of the Planetary-Mass Brown Dwarf 2MASS 1207-3932B
26 October
Stephen O'Sullivan: Buonanno et al, "A data analysis driven comparison of analytic an numerical coalescing binary waveforms: non-spinning case"
Nitya Kallivayalil: van der Marel & Guhathakurta , "M31 Transverse Velocity and Local Group Mass from Satellite Velocities"
2 November
Yangsen Yao: Bregman & Lloyd-Davies, "X-Ray Absorption from the Milky Way Halo and the Local Group"
Leo Stein: Boyarsky et al., "Constraining Dark Matter Properties with SPI"
9 November
Jackie Hewitt: Wyithe, Loeb, and Geil, "Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations in 21cm Emission: A Probe of Dark Energy out to High Redshifts"
Robyn Sanderson: Gao & Theuns, "Lighting the Universe with filaments"
16 November
Norbert Schultz: The Pierre Auger Collaboration, "Correlation of the Highest-Energy Cosmic Rays with Nearby Extragalactic Objects"
Mike Matejek: Brown and Salaris, "The Impact of Rotation on the Evolution of Low-Mass Stars"
23 November Thanksgiving: no talks.
30 November
Paola Testa: Pascucci et al., "Detection of Ne II Emission from Young Circumstellar Disks"
Timothy Bodiya: Abbott et al (for the LIGO Collaboration), "Implications for the Origin of GRB 070201 from LIGO Observations"
7 December
En-Hsin Peng: Sanders et al, "Cool X-ray emitting gas in the core of the Centaurus cluster of galaxies"
Li Ji: Ebisawa et al, "Spectral Study of the Galactic Ridge X-ray Emission with Suzaku"