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 on this page: http://astroplasmas.wikispaces.com/2018+Archive

Date Speaker   Title
01/26/18 Bart Ripperda and Fabio Bacchini (KU Leuven) Generalized, energy-conserving numerical integration of geodesics in general relativity  
02/09/18 Eli Waxman (Weizmann Institute of Science) Informal discussion on binary neutron star mergers
02/23/18 Joonas Nättilä (KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University) Relativistic plasma in silico - towards full 6D kinetic simulations
03/02/18 Daniele Gaggero (GRAPPA, University of Amsterdam) Learning the physics of CR transport from non-thermal Galactic emission
03/16/18 Fabio Cruz (Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal) PIC simulations of magnetospheres: from the lunar surface to pulsars
04/06/18 Alex Chen (Princeton) Magnetar discharge and other numerical experiments on radiative transfer
04/13/18 Adithan Kathirgamaraju (Purdue University) Probing the presence of mildly relativistic components and structure in GRBs
04/20/18 Alexander Tchekhovskoy (Northwestern University) When Pulsars Get Hungry: putting new spin on magnetospheric accretion
05/25/18 Anna Tenerani (UCLA) Alfvén waves in the solar wind and the problem of constant-B field fluctuations: theory and predictions for the Parker Solar Probe
06/01/18 Group meeting TBA
06/08/18 Group meeting TBA
06/15/18 Group meeting TBA
06/22/18 Group meeting TBA
06/29/18 Mario Riquelme (University of Chile) Stochastic Particle Acceleration By Pressure Anisotropy-driven Plasma Instabilities