Category: Seminars


2017-12-13 Brown Bag: R. Michael Rich, UCLA

When: December 13, 2017 @12:00-1:00pm  Where: B305 (PAB)   The Halos and Environments of Nearby Galaxies (HERON) survey We have used a dedicated 0.7m telescope to image 123 galaxies in the Local Volume to ~ 30 mag/sq arcsec. We find a…

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2017-12-11 Lunch Seminar: Danny Goldstein

When: December 11, 2017 @1:30-2:30pm Where: WRF Data Science Studio, The Seminar Room Strongly Lensed Supernovae In 1964, Norwegian astronomer Sjur Refsdal showed that time delays between the multiple images of strongly lensed supernovae (LSNe) could be used to measure the Hubble…

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2017-11-14 Lunch Seminar: John Swinbank

John Swinbank will review the design and scientific goals of LSST, provide an update on the current status of construction, explore some of the algorithmic and data processing challenges that the LSST Data Management team faces, and describe the key role that members of the Department of Astronomy here at UW are playing in making it all possible.

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2017-11-01 LSST/DM Brown Bag: Stephen Portillo

Stephen Portillo will be discussing “Improved Source Detection in Crowded Fields using Probabilistic Cataloging”, based on his work on probabilisitic cataloging described in arXiv:1703.01303. 

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