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Astrophysics Seminars

All seminars are held on Thursdays at 11:00 am (unless otherwise noted). They will be held in Bloomberg Lecture Hall and virtually through zoom. If an event was recorded, you can find it posted at ias.edu/videos under Natural Sciences. 

For questions please contact Giovanni Cabass, George Wong, or Amanda Cenker.

Astrophysics Seminar Archives

Oct
06
2022

Institute for Advanced Study Astrophysics Seminar

Fireball in Fast Radio Bursts
Kunihito Ioka
11:00am|Bloomberg Lecture Hall

Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are the brightest radio transients in the universe. Since the unexpected discovery in the 21st century, their extreme nature is one of the biggest mysteries of astrophysics. FRBs are also unique probes of the universe...

Oct
13
2022

Institute for Advanced Study Astrophysics Seminar

Cluster cosmology with an anisotropic boost due to projection effects
Tomomi Sunayama
11:00am|Bloomberg Lecture Hall

Galaxy clusters are the most massive gravitationally self-bound objects in the Universe. These clusters form at the rare high peaks of the primordial density fluctuations, and they subsequently trace the growth of structure in the Universe as they...