Modules: astro830
Main organizers: Prof.  Dr .Cristiano Porciani and Dr. Emilio Romano-Diaz
Main contact for scheduling talks: Rongchuan Zhao

INTRODUCTION SEMINAR on MONDAY OCTOBER 8th (see schedule below) 

Information for the WINTER semester 2018/2019

Welcome to the homepage of the Seminar on Astronomy and Astrophysics ( astro830 ), a four credit point elective course in the Master of Astrophysics program at the  Argelander Institute for Astronomy , at the  University of Bonn . Students give a talk, and answer relevant questions afterwards, based on a recently published research paper, as suggested by the supervisors. Students should discuss the topic, the content and the presentation of their supervisor prior to giving it.

Time and Place
Mondays, 14.00 ---> 15.30, Lecture Hall 0.008, AIfA.

The  AstroSem  introductory session will be on Monday the 8th of October 2018 at 14.00. The final AstroSem wants to be (TBD). Please note: exceptionally want to stay at a different time and / or place, please check the timetable below!

Students:   read your guide
Supervisors   read your guide

Very important : for this seminar course, the allowed  registration  and  de-registration  deadlines Occur  very early in the semester (registration 31 /10/2018 ; de-registration 07 /11/2018 ). Please be careful and do not miss them.

Very important: Every student should read the guidelines (see above). Email requests will not be answered if the answers are already given in the AstroSem pages.

Time table

 Contact person for scheduling talks:  Rongchuan Zhao

Scheduled Talks
SpeakerTitle / LinksupervisorDates not available
Nov 12thLuis Lauro Aizpuru VargasA catalog of local radio AGN and the properties of their host galaxiesDr. 
Eleni Vardoulaki

Oct 15th, 22nd, 29th; Nov 26th; Dec 17th; Jan 28th
Nov 19thInja KovacicThree Dimensional Radiation Hydrodynamic Simulation of Massive Star EnvelopesDr. Luca Grassitelli
Nov 26thSushmitha Dixith GaneshMultiple Star Systems in the Orion NebulaProf. Pavel Kroupaneed to be negotiated
Nov 26thIffat IlyasHow Black Holes Shape Globular Clusters: Modeling NGC 3201Dr. Sambaran Banerjeedec
Dec 3rdElena AsencioThe Star Formation Reference Survey III: A Multi-wavelength View of Star Formation in Nearby GalaxiesProf. Pavel Kroupaneed to be negotiated
Dec 3rdBeibhinn WhelanObservations of the missing baryons in the warm-hot intergalactic mediumProf. Thomas ReiprichOct 22nd; Nov 12th, 26th
Dec 10thStella VješnicaIntensity mapping of [C II] emission from early galaxiesProf. Frank Bertoldi
Dec 10thAnnabel RolofsX-Ray Morphological Analysis of the Planck ESZ ClustersDr. Miriam Ramos CejaOct 15th, 22nd, 29th; Nov 5th, 12th; Jan 7th
Dec 17thShampa BhusalNearly all the sky is covered by Lyman-alpha emission around high redshift galaxiesProf. Cristiano Porciani
Dec 17thPrachi KhatriThe gravitationally unstable gas disk of a starburst galaxy 12 billion years agoDr. Emilio Romano-Diaz
Jan 7thto be filled
Jan 14thto be filled
Jan 21stto be filled
Jan 28thto be filled
Available Topics
DateSpeakerTitle / LinksupervisorDates not available

Detection of intercluster gas in superclusters using the thermal Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effectDr. Kaustuv moni Basu
Oct. 8th, 22nd
On the Progenitors of Type Ia SupernovaeDr. Carlo AbateNov 5th, 26th; Dec 17th; Jan 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
 Extreme magnification of a star at redshift 1.5 by a galaxy cluster lens  (corresponding to HST press release can be found here )Dr. Tim Schrabback
Strongly baryon-dominated disk galaxies at the peak of galaxy formation ten billion years agoDr. Benajim Magnelli Oct 29th; Nov 26th
Modeling effects in optically-selected cluster catalogsDr. 
Florian Pacaud