MKI Journal Club meets semester Fridays at noon in the Marlar Lounge (building 37, room 252).
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|Stephen O'Sullivan||Yunes, Pretorius, and Spergel, Constraining the evolutionary history of Newton's constant with gravitational wave observations 0912.2724|
|Kathy Cooksey||Schaye et al., The physics driving the cosmic star formation history 0909.5196|
|Kat Deck||Perets and Fabrycky, On the triple origin of blue stragglers 0901.4328|
CMB news from WMAP, ACT, and SPT.
Bouwens et al.,
Constraints on the First Galaxies: z~10 Galaxy Candidates from HST WFC3/IR|
Yan et al., Galaxy Formation In The Reionization Epoch As Hinted By Wide Field Camera 3 Observations Of The Hubble Ultra Deep Field
|Peter van Ham||Valtonen et al., Measuring the spin of the primary black hole in OJ287 0912.1209|
|Rebecca Sobel||Stupar, Parker, and Filipovic, The putative nebula of the Wolf-Rayet WR 60 star: A case of mistaken identity and reclassification as a new supernova remnant G310.5+0.8|
|Manuel Linares||Guver et al., The Mass and Radius of the Neutron Star in 4U 1820-30|
|Adrian Liu||Molnar et al., Testing Strict Hydrostatic Equilibrium in Abell 1689|
|Josh Winn||Mardling, The determination of planetary structure in tidally relaxed inclined systems|
|No Journal Club: Postdoc Symposium|
|Robyn Sanderson||Law and Majewski, The Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy: a Model for Evolution in a Triaxial Milky Way Halo|
|Paul Schechter||Reyes et al., Confirmation of general relativity on large scales from weak lensing and galaxy velocities 1003.2185|
|No Journal Club: Spring Vacation|
|Ben Cain||Pandolfi et al., Harrison-Z'eldovich primordial spectrum is consistent with observations|
|Eric Miller||Werner et al., Feedback under the microscope II: heating, gas uplift, and mixing in the nearest cluster core|
|Scott Hertel||Cumberbatch, Tsai, amd Roszkowski, The impact of propagation uncertainties on the potential Dark Matter contribution to the Fermi LAT mid-latitude gamma-ray data|
|James Battat||Steinhardt and Wesley, Exploring extra dimensions through observational tests of dark energy and varying Newton's constant|
|John Bochanski||Lucas et al., Discovery of a very cool brown dwarf amongst the ten nearest stars to the Solar System|
High-energy clues on the evolution of compact radio sources
(Related reading: Garofalo, Evans, and Sambruna, The Evolution of Radio Loud Active Galactic Nuclei as a Function of Black Hole Spin)
|Phillip Zukin||Navarro et al., The diversity and similarity of simulated cold dark matter haloes 0810.1522|
|Anna Lia Longinotti||Salucci, Can Social Networks help the progress of Astrophysics and Cosmology? An experiment in the field of Galaxy Kinematics|
|Sarah Vigeland||Ozel et al., Astrophysical Measurement of the Equation of State of Neutron Star Matter|
|Elena Gallo||Ostriker et al., Momentum Driving: which physical processes dominate AGN feedback?|
|Kosuke Sato||Loewenstein and Davis, The Abundance Pattern in the Hot ISM of NGC 4472: Insights and Anomalies|
|Josh Dillon||Rodighiero et al., The first Herschel view of the mass-SFR link in high-z galaxies|