MKI Journal Club Schedule, Spring 2018

The MKI Journal Club meets Fridays at noon in the Marlar Lounge (37-252).
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February 9
Aaron Buikema Armano et al. "Beyond the Required LISA Free-Fall Performance: New LISA Pathfinder Results down to 20 μHz"
Ian Crossfield Crossfield & Kreidberg "Trends in Atmospheric Properties of Neptune-size Exoplanets"
February 16
Ryan McKinnon Tiago et al. "Driving gas shells with radiation pressure on dust in radiation-hydrodynamic simulations"
Moritz Guenther Astropy Collab. "The Astropy Project: Building an inclusive, open-science project and status of the v2.0 core package"
February 23
Hang Yu Meisel "The Great Wall: Urca Cooling Layers in the Accreted NS Crust"
Carl Rodriguez Rodriguez et al. "Post-Newtonian Dynamics in Dense Star Clusters: Highly-Eccentric, Highly-Spinning, and Repeated Binary Black Hole Mergers"
March 2
David Berardo Dang et al. "Detection of a Westward Hotspot Offset in the Atmosphere of a Hot Gas Giant CoRoT-2b"
Victor Pankratius Pankratius et al. "Computer-Aided Discovery: Toward Scientific Insight Generation with Machine Support"
March 9
Nicholas Mehrle Bourrier et al. "Orbital misalignment of the Neptune-mass exoplanet GJ 436b with the spin of its cool star"
Rongmon Bordoloi Chisholm et al. "Feeding the fire: tracing the mass-loading of 107 K galactic outflows with O VI absorption"
March 16
Stephanie O'Neil Garaldi et al. "ZOMG - III. The effect of halo assembly on the satellite population"
Eric Miller Hitomi Collaboration et al."Hitomi Observations of the LMC SNR N132D: Highly Redshifted X-ray Emission from Iron Ejecta"
March 23
Halston Lim Baibhav et al. "Black hole spectroscopy: Systematic errors and ringdown energy estimates"
Ralf Heilmann Heilmann et al. "Critical-angle x-ray transmission grating spectrometer with extended bandpass and resolving power > 10,000"
March 30
No Journal Club: Spring Break
April 6
Chris Whittle Lai et al. "Discovering intermediate-mass black hole lenses through gravitational wave lensing"
Dave Huenemoerder Shenar et al. "A combined HST and XMM-Newton campaign for the magnetic O9.7 V star HD 54879. Constraining the weak-wind problem of massive stars"
April 13
Liang Yu Bento et al. "HATS-39b, HATS-40b, HATS-41b, and HATS-42b: Three Inflated Hot Jupiters and a Super-Jupiter Transiting F Stars"
Paul Hemphill Hemphill et al. "Constraining the nature of the donor star in the ultracompact X-ray binary 4U 1626-67 "
April 20
Kaley Brauer Sanderson et al. "Reconciling observed and simulated stellar halo masses"
Mike Nowak Danehkar et al. " The Ultra-fast Outflow of the Quasar PG 1211+143 as Viewed by Time-averaged Chandra Grating Spectroscopy"
April 27
Ani Chiti Li et al. "The First Tidally Disrupted Ultra-Faint Dwarf Galaxy? - Spectroscopic Analysis of the Tucana III Stream"
Diana Dragomir Demory et al. "A map of the large day-night temperature gradient of a super-Earth exoplanet"
May 4
Sherry Guo
May 11
David Hernandez
David Barnes