Astroplasmas Seminar (DR)

When:  Fridays every week
Time:   12:30pm - 2:00pm
Where: Dome Room (Room 201), Peyton Hall
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Each week, we hold a seminar/discussion series in Peyton Hall's Dome Room (room 201) covering a wide range of topics in plasma astrophysics and high energy astrophysics.
Our current list of speakers for this semester is below.

The abstracts can be found here.

Date Speaker   Title
02/15/19 Joel Dahlin (NASA Goddard) Particle Acceleration Mechanisms during Magnetic Reconnection
03/01/19 Noemie Globus (NYU & CCA) On the Origin of the UHECR Dipole Anisotropy
03/25/19 Giannandrea Inchingolo (Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal) Fully Kinetic effects in collisionless magnetorotational instability
03/29/19 Max Gronke (UCSB) The answer is blowing in the wind: create, move, and observe cold gas around galaxies
04/19/19 Philipp Kempski (Berkeley) MRI Turbulence in Weakly Collisional Plasmas
04/24/19 T. K. Fowler (University of California, Berkeley) Hyper-Resistive Model of UHE Cosmic Ray Acceleration by AGNs
04/26/19 Jordy Davelaar (Radboud University Nijmegen & Center for Computational Astrophysics NY) The first EHT results: the black hole shadow of M87*
05/10/19 Jonathan Squire (University of Otago, New Zealand) Magneto-immutable plasma turbulence
05/17/19 Parisa Mostafavi (University of Alabama in Huntsville & Prinecton) The Structure of Shock Waves in the Heliosphere and the Very Local Interstellar Medium




Pavel Abolmasov and Anna Chashkina (University of Turku, Finland)

Pavel Abolmasov: Two-dimensional simulations of neutron star spreading layers

Anna Chashkina: Super-Eddington accretion discs with advection and outflows around magnetized neutron stars