Colloquia and seminars

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Monday, 28 August 2017
Special
Understanding the intra-cluster medium through radio surveys of galaxy clusters
Ruta Kale, National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Pune India
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460

Thursday, 14 September 2017
Regular
The Habitability of Planets Orbiting M Dwarfs
Victoria Meadows, University of Washington
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Björn Benneke & René Doyon

Thursday, 5 April 2018
Regular
À venir
Luigi Gallo, Saint-Mary's University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo


 

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Friday, 16 June 2017
Special
Probing Dark Energy with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME)
Richard Shaw, Department of Physics & Astronomy UBC
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Monday, 12 June 2017
Special
How to add, how to subtract, and how to de-speckle
Eran Ofek, Weizmann Institute of Science
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Regular
The "Scientific Writing for Young Astronomers" Project
Chris Sterken, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460

Thursday, 6 April 2017
Regular
La science faite avec MOST… puis son fils BRITE
Anthony Moffat, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Regular
Digging into the Large Scale Structure: From the galaxies to the cosmic web
Shirley Ho, Carnegie Mellon University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Regular
Exotic Climates on Exo-Earths
Kristen Menou, University of Toronto, Scarborough
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Thursday, 23 March 2017
Regular
The Growth of the Most Massive Galaxies in the Highest Density Regions: Evidence for In-Situ Star Formation in SpARCS Brightest Cluster Galaxies
Tracy Webb, McGill University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Regular
Short-Duration Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Electromagnetic Counterparts of Gravitational Wave Sources
Edo Berger, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Thursday, 16 March 2017
Regular
Extremely low-mass white dwarfs: the story so far
Alina Istrate, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Gilles Fontaine

Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Regular
A Story of Stellar Nurseries
Nia Imara, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Friday, 10 March 2017
Special
Observation of the merger of binary black holes: The opening of gravitational wave astronomy
Rainer Weiss, MIT
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Keys Auditorium (room 112)

Thursday, 9 March 2017
Regular
The hydrogen-deficient side of stellar evolution
Nicole Reindl, University of Leicester
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Regular
A search for primordial gravitational waves, and measurements of gravitational lensing from near space
William Jones, Princeton University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Friday, 24 February 2017
Regular
Deep Earth volatile inventories and the formation of the Moon
Rita Parai, Washington University in St. Louis
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Redpath Museum
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Regular
La quête des origines photosphériques des structures à grande et à petite échelle dans les vents des étoiles chaudes et très lumineuses
Tahina Ramiaramanantsoa, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Anthony Moffat

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Regular
The Puzzles of Very Faint X-ray Transients
Craig Heinke, University of Alberta
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Thursday, 2 February 2017
Special
The Crab Nebula: The Inner Knot and flares
Maxim Lyutikov, Purdue University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Special
Mapping the Birth and Growth of the Universe
Jonathan Sievers, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Regular
Frontiers in Massive Stellar Death
Sean Couch, Michigan State University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Thursday, 26 January 2017
Regular
The strange magnetic fields of white dwarf stars
John Landstreet, University of Western Ontario
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Gilles Fontaine

Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Regular
Looking At Super-Earths Through Their Atmospheres
Diana Dragomir, MIT Kavli Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Thursday, 19 January 2017
Regular
Les origines du diagramme Hertzsprung-Russell
Pierre Lacombe, Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Regular
The Hidden Monsters: New Windows on the Cosmic Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes
Ryan Hickox, Dartmouth College
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Regular
Small Scale Structure of the Universe as seen by pulsars and FRBs
Ue-Li Pen, CITA, University of Toronto & Perimeter Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room

Friday, 6 January 2017
Colloque départemental
La méthode astérosismologique
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local G-615
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 1 December 2016
Regular
Constraining giant exoplanet formation and migration with direct imaging surveys
Henry Ngo, Caltech
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Marie-Eve Naud

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Regular
Intermediate-mass black holes in globular clusters - Observations and Simulations
Nora Lützgendorf , ESA/STScI
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Friday, 25 November 2016
Conférence départementale
La recherche et la caractérisation de planètes potentiellement habitées
René Doyon, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local G-415
Contact : Carlos Silva

Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Regular
Dust and water ice in the Martian atmosphere
Christopher Lee, University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Thursday, 17 November 2016
Regular
Strong Field Dynamos in Rapidly Rotating Convection with no Inertia
Davis Hughes, University of Leeds
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Regular
The Enigmatic Lambda Boötis Stars
Chris Corbally , Vatican Observatory
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 10 November 2016
Regular
L'importance des naines blanches pulsantes de très faibles masses
Alexandros Gianninas, University of Oklahoma
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Regular
CMB Lensing: Fundamental Physics from Maps of the Invisible
Blake Sherwin, University of California, Berkeley
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room

Friday, 4 November 2016
Colloque départemental
The Phoenix Cluster: New Insights into Galaxy Evolution
Michael McDonald, MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  G-415, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Thursday, 3 November 2016
Regular
Galaxy Cluster Evolution over the Past 10 Billion Years
Michael McDonald, MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Regular
Galaxy Cluster Evolution over the Past 10 Billion Years
Michael McDonald , MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Regular
Packing for Mars: Integrating biomarker and exploration field science in Earth analogue environments
ALLYSON BRADY, MCMASTER UNIVERSITY
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room

Thursday, 20 October 2016
Regular
L'effet de la contamination moléculaire sur la caractérisation des propriétés physiques du nuage moléculaire d'Orion A
Simon Coudé, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Special
Observing Exoplanet Atmospheres
Lisa Esteves, University of Toronto
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Regular
I'm from the government and I'm here to help
David Loop , NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 13 October 2016
Regular
Modèle dynamo, simulation de la convection solaire et détermination des coefficients de transport turbulent.
Corinne Simard, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Regular
Breaking Through Exoplanetary Atmospheres
Mercedes Lopez-Morales, CfA/Smithsonian
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room

Tuesday, 4 October 2016
Regular
From Plasma Physics on Stars to Space Weather on Other Worlds: Why We Need to Understand Stars to Find the Next Earth
Rachel Osten , Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Regular
From Pixels to Planets: A history of transiting extrasolar planets and first hand account of the Kepler Mission
Jason Rowe, Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  MSI (3550 University), Conference Room

Thursday, 22 September 2016
Regular
The Masses, Densities, and Orbital Dynamics of Exoplanets
Lauren Weiss, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Regular
Cosmology and Astrophysics from Combined Probes
Joachim Harnois-Déraps, Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 15 September 2016
Regular
Characterizing Exoplanets: From Hot Jupiters to Super-Earths
Ray Jayawardhana , York University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Regular
Defining and reaching outreach audiences on a budget
Michael Reid, University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Kelly Lepo

Friday, 29 July 2016
Special
Development of instrumentation for Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB measurements with the SPT-3G and CMB Stage-4 experiments
Ritoban Thakur, University of Chicago
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 31 May 2016
Special
The Gravitational-Wave Universe seen by Pulsar Timing Arrays
Chiara Mingarelli, California Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Special
Where and how were the heaviest nuclei produced?
Maxime Brodeur, Notre Dame University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 13 May 2016
Special
The measurement of stellar masses in = 0.5 galaxies using the micro-lensing of quasars
Paul Schechter, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 28 April 2016
Regular
The Energy Balance of Short-Period Planets
Nicolas Cowan, McGill Space Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Thursday, 14 April 2016
Regular
A New Look at AGN Accretion Discs and Black Hole Spin
Daniel Capellupo, McGill University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Wednesday, 13 April 2016
Special
Séminaire iREx - The Masses, Densities, and Orbital Dynamics of Exoplanets : NOTEZ LA SALLE - D-460
Lauren M. Weiss, Ken & Gloria Levy Fellow, UC Berkeley
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Olivier Hernandez

Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Regular
Understanding the Long-term Optical/Near-Infrared Color Variability in Fermi Blazars
Jedidah Isler, Vanderbilt University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 7 April 2016
Regular
Rogue Waves on Pulsating White Dwarf Stars
J.J. Hermes, University of North Carolina
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Regular
Lessons from the past: Synthetic biology and experimental evolution for space exploration
Betul Kacar, Harvard University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 1 April 2016
Conférence départementale
Modélisation en 3D d’atmosphères stellaires à l’époque de Gaia
Pier-Emmanuel Tremblay, Warwick
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local G-415
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 31 March 2016
Regular
Chasing proto-planetary disks and high-z galaxies with the LMT
James Lowenthal, Smith College
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 29 March 2016
Regular
All the X-ray binaries in the Universe: X-ray Emission from Normal and Starburst Galaxies Near and Far
Ann Hornschemeier, Goddard Space Flight Center
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 24 March 2016
Regular
Subaru Telescope: current status and strategy toward future
Ikuru Iwata, Associate Director at Subaru Telescope
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 22 March 2016
Regular
À venir
Aomawa Shields, University of California, Los Angeles
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 17 March 2016
Regular
Introduction à la MHD solaire et à EULAG
Patrice Beaudoin, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Regular
AGN feedback in Clusters of Galaxies
Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo , Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 11 March 2016
Conférence départementale
Probing the Hubble Sequence through Numerical Simulations
Paul Torrey, MIT Kavli Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local G-415
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 10 March 2016
Regular
Can we accurately link observed progenitor and descendant galaxy populations?
Paul Torrey, MIT
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 8 March 2016
Regular
The Role of Space Law in Space Activities
Ram Jakhu , Centre for Research of Air and Space Law, McGill University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Special
From Protoplanetary Disks to Exoplanets: Theory Confronts Observations
Zhaohuan Zhu, Princeton University
Time : 11:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  NOUVELLE SALLE - Pavillon Claire-McNicoll, local Z-330
Contact : Richard Leonelli

Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Regular
Searching for Gravitational Waves with Advanced LIGO
Ben Farr, University of Chicago
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 18 February 2016
Regular
Using pulsars in a Galactic-scale gravitational-wave detector
Robert Ferdman, McGill University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Special
Spirals, Gaps, and Cavities in Circumstellar Disks: Are We Watching Planets Forming in Action?
Ruobing Dong, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Time : 11:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-225
Contact : Richard Leonelli

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Regular
Planetary Dynamos: The Curious Case of Saturn
Sabine Stanley , University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 11 February 2016
Special
Revealing the Diversity and Formation of Super-Earth Exoplanets
Björn Benneke, Caltech
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-225
Contact : Richard Leonelli

Tuesday, 9 February 2016
Regular
Yesterday, today and tomorrow: CMB cosmology with ACT, Planck and ACTPol
Renee Hlozek , University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 4 February 2016
Special
Characterizing Exoplanet Atmospheres: Forward Models and Future Missions
Tyler Robinson, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-225
Contact : Richard Léonelli

Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Regular
A tale of two fast radio bursts
Vikram Ravi, California Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : All
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 28 January 2016
Regular
Premier anniversaire du Gemini Planet Imager
Julien Rameau, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Regular
Kepler, K2, and TESS - Space-based asteroseismology
Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 22 January 2016
Conférence départementale
Les effets indésirables des diodes électroluminescentes blanches
Martin Aubé, CEGEP/Université de Sherbrooke
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Roger-Gaudry, G-415
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 21 January 2016
Regular
Interpreting Sgr A*'s Most Luminous X-ray Flares
Daryl Haggard, MSI
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo / Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Regular
Growing black holes: from the first seeds to active galactic nuclei
Mar Mezcua, Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 17 December 2015
Regular
A Method for Selecting M dwarfs with an Increased Likelihood of Unresolved Ultra-cool Companionship
Neil Cook, University of Hertfordshire
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 15 December 2015
Regular
Nouvelles scientifiques et techniques du CFHT
Lison Malo, Université de Montréal/TCFH
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Thursday, 10 December 2015
Regular
BASS-Ultracool : La recherche d?objets isolés de masse planétaire dans le voisinage solaire
Jonathan Gagné , Carnegie Institute for Science
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Thursday, 3 December 2015
Regular
Searching for Cosmic Strings in New Observational Windows
Robert Brandenberger , McGill University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Thursday, 26 November 2015
Regular
Pulsar Tests of General Relativity
Ingrid Stairs, UBC
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Regular
Mapping dark matter on the largest and smallest scales
Gil Holder, McGill University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 19 November 2015
Regular
Looking inside accreting neutron stars
Andrew Cumming , McGill University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Thursday, 19 November 2015
Special
New Probes of Large-scale CMB Anomalies
Simone Aiola, University of Pittsburgh
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Special
Mysterious Magnetars: Maximum Stars
Vikram Soni, Centre for Theoretical Physics, New Delhi
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 12 November 2015
Regular
Growing black holes: from the first seeds to active galactic nuclei
Mar Mezcua, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Regular
The habitable zone as seen through the atmosphere
Colin Goldblatt, University of Victoria
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 5 November 2015
Regular
Close binary systems at different evolutionary stages
Jamammad Rustamov, Shamakha Astrophysical Observatory, Republic of Azerbaijan
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Tony Moffat

Thursday, 29 October 2015
Special
Subhalos in the real Universe: satellite galaxy-galaxy lensing
Cristobal Sifon, Leiden University
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Regular
The Palomar (non)Transient Factory: Teaching an old dog new tricks
Thomas Prince, California Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 15 October 2015
Regular
Multiwavelength Observations of Disintegrating Transiting Planets & Planetesimals
Bryce Croll , Institute for Astrophysical Research, Boston University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Regular
Long-term Integrations of the Solar System
Hanno Rein, University of Toronto
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 8 October 2015
Regular
The Radio Properties of Brightest Cluster Galaxies
Mike Hogan , University of Waterloo
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Thursday, 1 October 2015
Special
Cross correlations with CMB secondaries: constraining cosmological parameters and cluster astrophysics
Nick Battaglia, Princeton
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Regular
Chasing proto-planetary disks and high-z galaxies with the LMT
James Lowenthal, Smith College
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 30 July 2015
Special
On Spiders and Binary Pulsars
René Breton, University of Manchester
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 14 May 2015
Regular
Modèle dynamo hybride du cycle d'activité solaire
Alexandre Lemerle, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Thursday, 30 April 2015
Regular
Sur l’évolution spectrale des étoiles naines blanches
Pierre Bergeron , Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Thursday, 30 April 2015
Special
High energy neutrino astronomy at the South Pole: Status and prospects
Hagar Landsman, Weizmann Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Regular
Creating White Dwarf Photospheres in the Laboratory
Ross Falcon , Sandia National Laboratories
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Special
A comprehensive look at a mysterious X-ray binary
Tullio Bagnoli, University of Amsterdam
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Special
Pulsar Timing Arrays: a tool for astrophysics and cosmology
Chiara Mingarelli, Caltech
Time : 13:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 16 April 2015
Regular
The Outer Architecture of Planetary Systems
Brendan Bowler , Caltech
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon / David Lafrenière

Thursday, 16 April 2015
Special
Systems in transition from X-ray binary to millisecond pulsar
Anne Archibald, ASTRON - Netherlands Institute for Astronomy
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Special
PSR J0337+1715: pulsar timing reveals all
Anne Archibald, ASTRON - Netherlands Institute for Astronomy
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 9 April 2015
Regular
Searching for Earth 2.0 in the crumbs of planet formation
John Debes, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Thursday, 9 April 2015
Regular
From precision to accuracy: cosmology with large imaging surveys
Hiranya Peiris, University College London
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 2 April 2015
Special
Probing Active Galactic Nuclei through X-ray Eyes
Dr. Shruti Tripathi, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) Pune, India
Time : 14:30
Place : All
  Bishops's University - Johnson 120
Contact : Lorne Nelson

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Regular
N/A
Bryan Gaensler, University of Toronto / Dunlap
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Regular
Heavy element synthesis in the Universe
Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, UCSC
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 19 March 2015
Regular
Star Formation in some of the Milky Way’s Extreme Environments
Sarah Willis , Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Tony Moffat

Thursday, 12 March 2015
Regular
The Importance of solar spectral irradiance to the Sun-Earth connection: Lessons-learned from SORCE and their relevance to future space missions
Jerry Harder, LASP, University of Colorado Boulder
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Special
CMB polarimetry with BICEP/Keck Array
Grant Teply, Caltech
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Regular
Triumphs and tribulations of near-field cosmology with wide-field surveys: a biased perspective
Beth Willman, Haverford
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledga

Thursday, 26 February 2015
Regular
3D Printing Meets Astrophysics: Deciphering the Structure of Eta Carinae's Homunculus Nebula and Colliding Stellar Winds
Tom Madura, NASA
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Noel Richardson / Tony Moffat

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Regular
Precise Radial Velocities for the Future of Exoplanet Detection
Jason Wright, Penn State
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 19 February 2015
Regular
Unprecedented accuracy in the fundamental parameters of stars from multiple stellar systems
Andrej Prsa , Villanova University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Tony Moffat

Thursday, 29 January 2015
Regular
Multiwavelength Analysis of Galaxy Clusters
Seth Siegel, Caltech
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 22 January 2015
Special
The NANOGrav PTA Experiment: Overview and Developments
Tim Pennucci, University of Virginia
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  McGill Space Institute (3550 University), Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Regular
Searches for Dark-Matter Axions
Leslie Rosenberg, Washington
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 8 January 2015
Regular
Polarimetry at submillimeter and microwave wavelengths
Frederick Poidevin, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Thursday, 4 December 2014
Regular
La connexion entre planètes et étoiles naines blanches
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 2 December 2014
Regular
First Results from the Planck Full-Mission Dataset
Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Regular
Galaxy mergers in the nearby universe
Sara Ellison, University of Victoria
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 24 November 2014
Special
The 21-cm line as a new probe of magnetic fields in the pre-reionization epoch
Teja Venumadhav, Caltech
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  3550 University, Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Regular
Feedback and tidal stripping in dwarf galaxies
David Williamson, Université Laval
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Regular
Blasting an accretion disk with X-ray superbursts from neutron stars
Laurens Keek, Georgia Institute of Technology
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Regular
Shedding Light on Planet-Disk interactions
David Tsang, McGill
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Noel Richardson

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Regular
The Connection between Planets and White Dwarf Stars
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Gilles Fontaine

Friday, 7 November 2014
Special
A solution to turbulent scalar transport
Mark Rast, Université du Colorado à Boulder
Time : 10:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Thursday, 6 November 2014
Regular
Eta Carinae and the changing winds: Detection of the Maryland blue(-shifted) Crab
Ted Gull, NASA Goddard
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Noel Richardson, Anthony Moffat

Tuesday, 4 November 2014
Regular
Uncovering the Nature of Inflation
Dan Green, CITA
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 30 October 2014
Regular
Observing the Structure, Evolution, and Habitability of Low-Mass Exoplanets
Zachory K. Berta-Thompson, Torres Fellow for Exoplanetary Research, MIT Kavli Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Marie-Eve Naud

Thursday, 23 October 2014
Special
Digging for buried quasars with WISE and Planck
Michael DiPompeo, University of Wyoming
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  3550 University, Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Regular
Astrobiology and the Search for Little Green Bugs on Other Very Cold Worlds
Lyle White, McGill / Natural Resource Sciences
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  3550 University, Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Regular
Galaxy Clusters and Cosmology with MUSTANG on the Green Bank Telescope
Mark Devlin, University of Pennsylvania
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 25 September 2014
Regular
Pulsating White dwarfs: The poster child and the little devil
Agnes Kim, Penn State Worthington Scranton
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Special
Gravitational lensing of CMB polarization with SPTpol
Kyle Story, University of Chicago
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  3550 University, Conference Room
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 18 September 2014
Regular
Stripped tails of early-type galaxies infalling into clusters: gas dynamics and the viscosity of the intracluster medium
Ralph Kraft, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Thursday, 11 September 2014
Regular
Gravity waves nonlinear excitation and propagation in solar-like stars
Sacha Brun, CEA Saclay
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Antoine Strugarek

Friday, 5 September 2014
Special
Evolution of circumstellar disks and planet formation
Wladimir Lyra, Caltech
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 4 September 2014
Regular
Les code Monte Carlo de Transfert Radiatif (MCRT): une pierre angulaire de l'étude des disques circumstellaires.
Julien Vandeportal, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Special
Planck Polarization Data
Jean-Loup Puget, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Orsay
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Special
Evolution of Low-Mass X-ray Binaries Below the Bifurcation Period
Alina Istrate, Argelander-Institute for Astronomy, University of Bonn
Time : 13:30
Place : All
  Bishop’s University, Johnson Physics Building, (Room 120)
Contact : Lorne Nelson

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Special
Dynamical Studies and Strong-field Tests using Radio Pulsars
Emmanuel Fonseca, University of British Columbia
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Special
Systematics Effects on Neutron Star Mass and Radius Measurements Using Thermonuclear Bursts
Tolga G?ver, Sabanci University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rultedge

Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Special
Pulsars and Gravity
Richard N. Manchester, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science Epping NSW Australia
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 29 May 2014
Special
Gaia, l'explorateur de la Voie Lactée
Caroline Soubiran, Observatoire de Bordeaux
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local G-615
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Regular
Fast Radio Bursts on the Horizon
Sarah Burke-Spolaor, California Institute of Technology
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Regular
Dynamo action in spiral galaxies
Luke Chamandy, Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, Inde
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Regular
Lemming Black Holes
M. Coleman Miller, University of Maryland
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 10 April 2014
Special
Detecting Gravitational Waves with NANOGrav/IPTA Pulsars: The Astrophysics of Precision Timing
Timothy Dolch, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 8 April 2014
Regular
Andromeda's Dust
Bruce T. Draine, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 3 April 2014
Regular
Glimpsing the Compositions of Sub-Neptune-Size Exoplanets
Leslie Rogers , Caltech
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Regular
Glimpsing the Compositions of Sub-Neptune-Size Exoplanets
Leslie Rogers, Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 27 March 2014
Regular
In the Spotlight: Small Planets Transiting Bright Stars
Diana Dragomir , UCSB
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 25 March 2014
Regular
Reconstructing the Formation Histories of Massive Galaxies
Mariska Kriek, University of California, Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 20 March 2014
Regular
L'influence de l'ultraviolet solaire sur la stratosphère terrestre
Cassandra Bolduc, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Regular
Tracing the mass flow in clustered star forming regions
Rachel Friesen, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 13 March 2014
Regular
3D hydrodynamic simulations and nucleosynthesis of the i-process
Falk Herwig, University of Victoria
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Thursday, 27 February 2014
Regular
The Magnetism of Massive Stars
Véronique Petit , University of Delaware
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Nicole St-Louis

Thursday, 20 February 2014
Regular
Isolated Brown dwarfs at the Exoplanet Mass Boundary
Jacqueline Faherty, Carnegie Institute DTM
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Regular
Mapping the Primordial Universe and Large Scale Structure with ACTPol
Jeff McMahon, University of Michigan
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 13 February 2014
Regular
Du géocentrisme à l'allocentrisme : Enseigner l'astronomie dans un planétarium numérique
Pierre Chastenay , UQAM
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Robert Lamontagne

Friday, 7 February 2014
Regular
Trous noirs et marées
Éric Poisson, Université de Guelph
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local G-415
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 6 February 2014
Regular
The Evolutionary History of the R Coronae Borealis Stars
Geoffrey Clayton, Louisiana State University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Friday, 31 January 2014
Special
Evolution of the cosmological equation of state with SNeIa, BAO and high redshift GRBs
Sergey Postnikov, Indiana University
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 30 January 2014
Regular
Surface magnetic fields as windows to stellar internal structure and evolutionary history
Gregg Wade, RMC, Kingston
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Tony Moffat

Tuesday, 28 January 2014
Regular
From the first galaxies to water on Europa, how the Hubble Space Telescope informs a modified Drake Equation and lays the foundations for the James Webb Space Telescope and the search for life
Matt Mountain, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 23 January 2014
Regular
The SATIRE-S spectral solar irradiance data set and limits in understanding the effect of irradiance on stratospheric ozone
William Ball , Imperial College London
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 21 January 2014
Regular
From building blocks to large galaxies: towards understanding the formation of the Milky Way using metal-poor star
Anna Frebel, Massachusetts Institute of technology
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 16 January 2014
Regular
SdBs, Synchronization, and Evolution: The Benefits of Pulsations in Binaries
Bert Pablo , Universite de Montreal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Tony Moffat

Thursday, 9 January 2014
Regular
Stratification verticale de l’abondance des éléments dans l’atmosphère d’étoiles
Francis LeBlanc , Université de Moncton
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 17 December 2013
Regular
A Detailed Look at the Perseus Molecular Cloud with Herschel
Sarah Sadavoy, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Monday, 16 December 2013
Regular
Galaxy Bullying Caught in the Act
Caroline Foster, Australian Astronomical Observatory
Time : 13:00
Place : Bishop's University
  Jasper Hume Nicolls Building, conference room 1
Contact : Lorne Nelson

Thursday, 12 December 2013
Regular
The Age and Helium Abundance of the Galactic Bulge
David M. Nataf, Australian National University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local G-415
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Special
The Age and Helium Abundance of the Galactic Bulge
David Nataf, Australian National University
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Regular
Resolved Stellar Populations, Bulge Growth and Quenching since Cosmic Noon
Stijn Wuyts, MPE
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 29 November 2013
Special
The BLAST-pol and Spider Balloon-borne Telescopes
Steve Benton, University of Toronto
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Salle 305a
Contact : Matt Dobbs

Friday, 29 November 2013
Regular
À venir
David Williamson, Université Laval
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Regular
Cosmology & Astrophysics with Galaxy Clusters
Daisuke Nagai, Yale
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Regular
Sizing up the Stars
Tabetha Boyajian , Yale
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Noel Richardson

Thursday, 14 November 2013
Regular
Analyse spectroscopique d'étoiles sous-naines chaudes dans omega Centauri
Marilyn Latour , Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Gilles Fontaine

Tuesday, 12 November 2013
Regular
How to do Cosmology with the Lyman-alpha forest
Anže Slosar, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 7 November 2013
Regular
Weather on Other Worlds: Results from Variability Monitoring of an Unbiased Sample of Brown Dwarfs with Spitzer
Stanimir Metchev , University of Western Ontario
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafreniere

Wednesday, 6 November 2013
Regular
Title: WISH: Wide-field Imaging Survayor for High-redshift
Tory Yamada, Tohoku University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460

Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Regular
Results from the Planck Satellite
Douglas Scott, University of British Columbia
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 25 October 2013
Regular
From LMXBs to BMSPs: The Evolution of Neutron Star Masses
Lorne Nelson, Bishop Univeristy
Time : 11:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Thursday, 24 October 2013
Regular
Pourquoi mesurer l'éclairement solaire spectral
Gérard Thuillier, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-LATMOS
Time : 13:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Regular
Adventures into the Kuiper Belt: Accretion, Composition, and the Proto-planetary Disc
Wesley Fraser, NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 18 October 2013
Regular
Galaxy Mergers in the Nearby Universe
Sara Ellison, University of Victoria
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Thursday, 17 October 2013
Regular
Imaging the Surfaces of Stars
John Monnier, University of Michigan
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Anthony Moffat

Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Regular
The Variability and Multiplicity of Luminous Blue Variables
Noel Richardson, Université de Montréal
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 10 October 2013
Regular
Multiwavelength Properties of Gamma-ray Emitting Binaries
M. Virginia McSwain, Lehigh University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Noel Richardson

Tuesday, 8 October 2013
Regular
Close-in planets and stellar wind magnetic torques
Antoine Strugarek, Université de Montréal
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 4 October 2013
Regular
The Multiplicity and Variability of Luminous Blue Variables
Noel Richardson, Université de Montréal
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Tuesday, 1 October 2013
Regular
Small Stars with Small Planets and Big Consequences
Philip Muirhead, Boston University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 26 September 2013
Regular
The role of gas in debris disks
Alexis Brandeker , Stockholm Observatory
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Lison Malo

Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Regular
Radio Pulsars: Cosmic Electrical Generators
Andrey Timokhin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 19 September 2013
Regular
Les Naines Blanches de Très Faibles Masses: Sources d'Ondes Gravitationnelles et d'Explosions de Supernovae Sous-Lumineuses
Alexandros Gianninas, University of Oklahoma
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 12 September 2013
Regular
L'évolution de la rétroaction des trous noirs supermassifs dans les amas de galaxies
Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo, Stanford University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Regular
Cosmic Dust: Friend or Foe? New Insights into Galactic evolution from the Planck Surveyor and the Herschel Space Observatory
Peter Martin, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 20 June 2013
Special
Etude du milieu interstellaire diffus avec Herschel : les resultats du programme PRISMAS (Probing Interstellar Molecules with Absorption line Studies).
Prof. Maryvonne Gérin, Ecole Normale Superieure et Observatoire de Paris
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local E-310
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Thursday, 25 April 2013
Regular
Archaeology of Extrasolar Terrestrial Planetary Systems
Jay Farihi, IoA Cambridge
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Thursday, 18 April 2013
Regular
Young Massive Star Clusters: From Near to Far
Linda Smith, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Tony Moffat

Tuesday, 16 April 2013
Regular
Advanced LIGO: a second-generation gravitational-wave detector
David Shoemaker, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 11 April 2013
Regular
Thermal signature in global MHD simulations of the solar convection zone
Jean-François Cossette, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Jean-François Cossette

Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Regular
Citizen Science: Getting the Best Science from Big Data
Lucy Fortson, University of Minnesota
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 5 April 2013
Special
White dwarf binaries, mergers, and explosions
Marten van Kerkwijk, University of Toronto
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 4 April 2013
Regular
Remote Reconnaissance of Exosolar Systems
Ben Oppenheimer, American Museum of Natural History, New York
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Wednesday, 3 April 2013
Regular
White Dwarf Binaries, Mergers, and Explosions
Dr. Marten van Kerkwijk, Department of Astronomy University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : Bishop's University
  Hamilton 305
Contact : Lorne Nelson

Thursday, 28 March 2013
Regular
Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing - Dealing with the Turbulent Interstellar Medium
Dan Stinebring, Oberlin College
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)

Thursday, 28 March 2013
Regular
HST Observations of Globular Clusters and Metal-Poor Stars
Dr. Brian Chaboyer, Department of Physics and Astronomy Dartmouth University
Time : 16:00
Place : Bishop's University
  Hamilton 303
Contact : Lorne Nelson

Thursday, 21 March 2013
Regular
Taking a Census of the Local White Dwarf Population
John Subasavage, United States Naval Observatory - Flagstaff Station
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 14 March 2013
Regular
The Structure of the Bipolar Jet in the Red Rectangle
Joshua Thomas, University of Toledo
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Noel Richardson

Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Special
An Infrared Perspective on Cosmic Star Formation
Caitlin Casey, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai'i
Time : 10:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Claire-McNicoll, local Z-337

Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Regular
Tides in Coalescing Neutron Star Binaries
Nevin Weinberg, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 28 February 2013
Regular
Neutron Stars: Magnetic equilibria in the crust and timing noise from magnetospheric activity
Kostas Gourgouliatos, McGill University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Special
Les trous noirs supermassifs, sculpteurs essentiels des galaxies
Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo, IoA Cambridge
Time : 10:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Claire-McNicoll, local Z-337

Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Regular
Paperclips and Supercomputers: a Low-Frequency Radio Cosmology Program
Aaron Parsons, UC Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 21 February 2013
Regular
Relevé spectroscopique de naines blanches du voisinage solaire à partir du catalogue SUPERBLINK
Marie-Michèle Limoges, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Marie-Michèle Limoges

Thursday, 14 February 2013
Regular
The Evolution of Massive Stars towards their Death: Rotation, Binarity and Mergers
Selma E. de Mink, Space Telescope Science Institute / Johns Hopkins University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Anthony Moffat

Wednesday, 6 February 2013
Special
Magneto-thermal evolution of isolated neutron stars: towards the grand unification
Daniele Viganò, Universitat d'Alacant
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Regular
Crab pulsar and the nebula: paradigm shifts?
Maxim Lyutikov, Purdue University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 31 January 2013
Regular
Signposts of planetary systems around metal-rich white dwarfs
Roman Rafikov, Princeton
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Special
New Ideas on Mechanisms of Angular Momentum Transport and Variability in Boundary Layers of Accretion Disks
Roman Rafikov, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Regular
Core-Collapse Supernovae and Other Outcomes of Stellar Collapse
Christian Ott, Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 28 January 2013
Special
Ferromagnetism in nuclear matter and its implication for the neutron star equation of state
Jacobus Diener, Stellenbosch University
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)

Thursday, 24 January 2013
Regular
Fun with Babies
Adric Riedel, American Museum of Natural History
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Lison Malo

Thursday, 17 January 2013
Regular
Glimpses into the Secret Life of Hot Subdwarf Stars
Elizabeth Green, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Gilles Fontaine

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Regular
Synchronous X-ray and Radio Mode Changing in Pulsar B0943+10: Evidence for a Rapid Global Transformation of the Magnetosphere
Joanna Rankin, University of Vermont
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 20 December 2012
Regular
Giant black holes in clusters of galaxies
Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo, Stanford University
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 104)

Thursday, 13 December 2012
Regular
Understanding the solar tachocline: testing the magnetic confinement scenario with numerical simulations.
Antoine Strugarek, CEA Saclay, France
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Thursday, 6 December 2012
Regular
Probing Extrasolar Planet Atmospheres Through Transmission Spectroscopy
Eliza Kempton, Grinnell College
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Thursday, 6 December 2012
Special
Toward a precise measurement of weak lensing signals with CMB and galaxy observations: A theoretical developement and its cosmological implications
Toshiya Namikawa, University of Tokyo
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)

Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Regular
Hot Electromagnetic Outflows
Chris Thompson, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 29 November 2012
Regular
Type Ia Supernova Progenitors: Ripple in Still Water
Carles Badenes, University of Pittsburgh
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Regular
Characterizing the Molecular ISM at High-resolution in High-z Galaxies
Chelsea Sharon, Rutgers University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 23 November 2012
Regular
Non concordance des températures déduites à partir de [OIII] et [SII] dans les régions HII
Luc Binette, UNAM
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, VCH1661

Thursday, 22 November 2012
Regular
Simulations du magnétisme solaire à petite échelle et de ses interactions, et implications pour la dynamo solaire
Kim Thibault, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Wednesday, 21 November 2012
Special
Super-Earths and Neptune-mass planets: a window to planetary-system diversity
Stéphane Udry, Université de Genève
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 20 November 2012
Regular
The Carnegie Hubble Program
Victoria Scowcroft, Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 19 November 2012
Regular
Galaxy Evolution in Cluster Cores
Louise Edwards, Yale University
Time : 14:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, VCH1661

Friday, 16 November 2012
Regular
Cosmic motions in the Local Universe
Guilhem Lavaux, Perimeter Institute
Time : 11:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)

Thursday, 15 November 2012
Regular
Star clusters disruption and its relation with environment
Esteban Silva-Villa, Université Laval
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Regular
Resonant Shattering of Neutron Star Crusts
Dave Tsang, McGill University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 8 November 2012
Regular
Resonant Kuiper Belt objects
Brett Gladman, University of British Columbia
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Regular
Dynamical Tides in Binaries: Merging White Dwarfs, Kepler KOI-54 and Hot Jupiter Systems
Dong Lai, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 1 November 2012
Regular
Understanding the Variability of Quiescent Supernova Imposters
Noel Richardson, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Nicole St-Louis

Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Regular
Deconstructing Pulsar Scintillations
Ue-Li Pen, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 25 October 2012
Regular
Observations of Terrestrial Planet Formation
Carl Melis, UCSD
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Thursday, 25 October 2012
Special
An Exploration of Diffusion Coefficients in SNR
Rebeca Danos, University of Manitoba
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 18 October 2012
Regular
Atmosphères de naines blanches en 3D
Pier-Emmanuel Tremblay, University of Heidelberg
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Regular
Windows into our universe's history from fluctuations on widely different scales
Mathias Zaldarriaga, Princeton IAS
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 9 October 2012
Regular
La découverte des galaxies
Jean-René Roy, Université Laval
Time : 15:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, VCH2860

Tuesday, 9 October 2012
Regular
The Search for Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos with ANITA
Abby Vieregg, Harvard CfA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 4 October 2012
Regular
Clues on the Origins of hot Jupiters
Amaury Triaud, Université de Genève
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Étienne Artigau

Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Regular
An argument that the dark matter is axions
Pierre Sikivie, University of Florida
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 2 October 2012
Regular
À venir
Dong Lai, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 27 September 2012
Regular
From statistics to individual characterization of exoplanets
Jean-Michel Désert, Caltech
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Regular
Using Swift and other Observatories to Study Blazars, Gamma Ray Bursts, and more Very High Energy Astrophysical Accelerators
Abe Falcone, PSU
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Boardroom (room 105)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Special
Occupy dark matter: Uncovering the 99% of dusty galaxies which lie beneath the confusion noise floor
Marco Viero, Caltech
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Regular
Sharp eccentric rings in debris disks. Who needs a planet?
Wladimir Lyra, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of Technology
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Regular
Bridging the Gap: An Explosion of New Explosions
Mansi Kasliwal, Carnegie
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 4 September 2012
Regular
ALMA unveils high redshift cosmic microscopes discovered by the South Pole Telescope
Joaquin Vieira, Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 30 August 2012
Regular
Weakly coupled M-branes
Sunil Mukhi, Tata Institude
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Shunji Matsuura

Thursday, 23 August 2012
Regular
Einstein-Cartan Theory as an Averaged Theory of Gravity
Juliane Behrend, Utrecht University
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 28 June 2012
Regular
Mysterious Atmospheres of Cool White Dwarfs
Piotr Kowalski, German Research Centre for Geosciences Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, Germany
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Regular
Cosmological Inflation and the Quantum Measurement Problem
Vincent Vennin, IAP
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326

Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Regular
Noble Travails: Noble Liquid Detectors Searching for Particle Dark Matter
Richard Gaitskell, Brown University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 18 May 2012
Regular
Antennas for Radio Astronomers
Dr Tom Landecker, Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton, Canada
Time : 11:00
Place : Université Laval
  1661 Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon

Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Regular
Studying the Star-Formation Rates of Nearby Cluster Galaxies through Wide-field Halpha Imaging
Jorge Iglesias, Institut d'Astrophysique d'Andalousie
Time : 11:00
Place : Université Laval
  1661 Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon

Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Regular
100 years of cosmic rays: present and future of cosmic-ray propagation models
Antje Putze, Oskar Klein Centre Stockholm
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Regular
The Magnetic Field of the Milky Way
Dr Tom Landecker, Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton, Canada
Time : 14:00
Place : Université Laval
  1661 Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon

Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Regular
Ubiquitous (and Obscured) Nuclear Activity in Star-Forming Galaxies
Stephanie Juneau, CEA-Saclay
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Regular
Neutrinos from dark matter annihilation in the Sun
Christopher Savage, Stockholm University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Regular
Titan's lakes: seasonal and climate cycles
Oded Aharonson, Weizmann Institute
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 7 May 2012
Regular
Long-term monitoring of blazars with dedicated Cherenkov telescopes? the DWARF network and the FACT telescope
Michael Backes, Technical University Dortmund
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 2 May 2012
Regular
The search for the Higgs boson at the ATLAS experiment
Dag Gillberg, Carleton University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 April 2012
Regular
The Power of the Galaxy Power Spectrum
Eric Linder, UC Berkeley / Institute for the Early Universe Korea / LBNL
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 23 April 2012
Regular
The Power of the Galaxy Power Spectrum
Eric Linder, UC Berkeley / Institute for the Early Universe Korea / LBNL
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  1661 Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon

Friday, 20 April 2012
Regular
Field Stars and Star Clusters as Tools to Understand the Evolution of Spiral Galaxies
Esteban Silva-Villa, Postdoc CRAQ, U. Laval
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  1661 Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon

Wednesday, 18 April 2012
Regular
The Direct Detection of sub-GeV Dark Matter: First Limits and Future Prospects
Rouven Essig, Stony Brook
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 10 April 2012
Regular
Weather on Remote Worlds: The Atmospheric Circulation of the Hot Jupiters
Adam Showman, University of Arizona
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Regular
Observation of Two-Neutrino Double-Beta Decay in ^136Xe: First EXO Results in the Search for the Neutrino-less decay
Jacques A. Farine, Laurentian University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Regular
The Supernova Equation of State: Potential vs. Field-Theoretical Approaches
C. Constantinou, Stony Brook
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Regular
Highly magnetic neutron stars: bewildering astrophysical laboratories and cosmological tools
Rosalba Perna, University of Colorado at Boulder
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 29 March 2012
Regular
Under-resolved numerical simulations of geophysical Rayleigh-Benard convection; effects of anisotropic viscosity and Prandtl number
Zbigniew Piotrowski, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Colorado
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Particle-Astrophysics Seminar
Constraints on low-mass dark matter from CDMS-II and the development of highly-multiplexed next-generation detectors
David Moore, Caltech
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 305A/B
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Regular
Constraining Dark Matter models from a Combined Analysis of Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Maja Llena-Garde, OKC Stockholm
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Regular
Découverte inattendue d'exoplanètes dans un environnement extrême
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : Université Laval
  2860 Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon

Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Regular
Looking Deep Into (and sometimes through) the Galaxy with INTEGRAL, Chandra, and NuSTAR
John Tomsick, University of California at Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 22 March 2012
Regular
Origin and Formation of Large Multiple Asteroid Systems
Franck Marchis, SETI
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
Regular
The Case For 10 GeV Dark Matter
Dan Hooper, Fermilab
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Regular
The Accelerating Universe: Probing Inflation & Dark Energy with the Radio/Microwave Sky
Keith Vanderlinde, McGill University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 8 March 2012
Regular
Les nouveaux yeux de Gemini-Sud: Flamingos-2 et GeMS + GSAOI
Stéphanie Côté et Tim Davidge, HIA
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Tuesday, 6 March 2012
Regular
Nuclear Astrophysics Sensitivities
Richard Cyburt, MSU
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 1 March 2012
Regular
Direct Imaging and Spectroscopy of Young Giant Planets
Travis Barman, Lowell Observatory
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Regular
Supernova Remnants Stay in Shape
Laura Lopez, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 23 February 2012
Regular
Développements de détecteurs rapides et faible bruit visible et infrarouge pour l'optique adaptative en Europe, la révolution OCAM
Jean-Luc Gach, Laboratoire d'astrophysique de Marseille
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Olivier Hernandez

Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Regular
The PICASSO and DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search Experiments at SNOLAB
Tony Noble, Queen's University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Regular
Découverte inattendue d'exoplanètes dans un environnement extrême
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal
Time : 15:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 2860

Thursday, 16 February 2012
Regular
Amas ouverts dans le relevé 'VISTA Variables in the Vía Láctea'
André-Nicolas Chené, Universidad de Valparaìso
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Tony Moffat

Thursday, 9 February 2012
Regular
The Discovery of Y Dwarfs with WISE
Michael Cushing, University of Toledo
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Wednesday, 8 February 2012
Regular
Morphology of the dark matter contribution to the 511 keV gamma ray sky: constraints from INTEGRAL/SPI observations
Aaron Vincent, McGill University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Regular
Probing reionization and large-scale structure with the South Pole Telescope
Christian Reichardt, Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 2 February 2012
Regular
SONYC: Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters
Koraljka Muzik, University of Toronto
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Special
Searches for Exotic Physics with leptons and photons with the ATLAS Detector
Dominique Fortin, TRIUMF
Time : 00:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Regular
Putting the "Big" in "Big Bang": The Primordial Inflation Explorer
Al Kogut, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Regular
Optimizing global 21cm signal measurements with spectral and spatial information
Adrian Liu, MIT
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 24 January 2012
Special
Characterizing Super-Earths and Mini-Neptunes
Diana Valencia, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 19 January 2012
Regular
Recent results from the MiMeS project
Gregg Wade, Royal Military College of Canada
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 17 January 2012
Special
HMXT: An Upcoming X-ray Telescope
Zhongxiang Wang, Shanghai Observatory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 13 January 2012
Regular
Outils, techniques et liens web utiles pour l'enseignement de l'astrophysique
Dr Magdalen Normandeau, U. of New Brunswick
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Wednesday, 11 January 2012
Regular
Old Physics, New Tricks, and the Theory of Atomic Dark Matter
Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine, UBC
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 15 December 2011
Special
The Origin of Metals in the Circumgalactic and the Intergalactic Medium
Sijing Shen, University of California, Santa Cruz
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Marie-Eve Naud

Thursday, 8 December 2011
Regular
Multiplicity in Stellar and Planetary Astrophysics
Kaitlin Kratter, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Thursday, 1 December 2011
Regular
Comparative Exoplanetary Science Through Direct Imaging
Sasha Hinkley, California Institute of Technology
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Regular
Multi-planetary systems, Saturn's Rings and the new collisional N-body code REBOUND
Hanno Rein, IAS Princeton
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Regular
Fermi-LAT: An Amazing Pulsar Finding Machine
Paul Ray, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 11 November 2011
Regular
La diffusion des éléments dans les étoiles
Dr Francis Leblanc, Université de Moncton
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Thursday, 3 November 2011
Regular
Testing Theory with Dynamical Masses and Orbits of Ultracool Binaries
Trent Dupuy, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Thursday, 3 November 2011
Regular
Accretion Outbursts on to Young Stars and Planets
Rebecca Martin, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 13:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 105)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 1 November 2011
Regular
High redshift ULIRGs and the formation of massive galaxies
Scott Chapman, Dalhousie University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 27 October 2011
Regular
Debris Disks and the Epoch of Terrestrial Planet Formation
Christine Chen, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : David Lafrenière

Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Regular
Dust-obscured activity in high redshift galaxies
Alex Pope, University of Massachusetts
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 24 October 2011
Regular
The Curious Case of 4U 1820-30: On the Resonant Trapping and Tidal Dissipation Rate of the White Dwarf Secondary
Snezana Prodan, University of Toronto
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 20 October 2011
Regular
First results from SOFIA early science observations
Hans Zinnecker, SOFIA Science Center
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Nicole St-Louis

Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Regular
Three years of GBM science highlights
Valerie Connaughton, National Space Science & Technology Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 13 October 2011
Regular
Violent Events in Extrasolar Planetary Systems
Benjamin Zuckerman, University of California, Los Angeles
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Tuesday, 11 October 2011
Regular
CCAT: submm Astronomy from as High as you can Drive a Truck
Riccardo Giovanelli, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 7 October 2011
Regular
La température des régions HII
Dr Luc Binette, UNAM
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Tuesday, 4 October 2011
Regular
Matière noire et énergie sombre dans l'Univers
Dr Jean-Pierre Luminet, Laboratoire Univers et Théories, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon
Time : 15:45
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 3624

Tuesday, 4 October 2011
Regular
The X-ray Polarization Signature of Quiescent Magnetars
Rodrigo Fernandez, IAS
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 3 October 2011
Special
Highlights from the southern High Time Resolution Universe survey
Lina Levin, Swinburne University of Technology
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 29 September 2011
Regular
Destruction d'étoiles par les trous noirs géants
Jean-Pierre Luminet, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 27 September 2011
Regular
Deep underground physics: facility and experiment developments at SNOLAB
Nigel Smith, SNOLAB
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 26 September 2011
Special
L'évolution par modèle de collapse gravitationnel des amas et superamas de galaxies - application aux superamas Shapley-8 (z=0.045) et SC0028-0005 (z=0.23)
Dominique Proust, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Robert Lamontagne

Friday, 23 September 2011
Conférence du vendredi du département de physique
ALMA et CCAT, deux projets astronomiques complémentaires au sommet du monde
Eduardo Hardy, Associated Universities Inc., National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local G-415
Contact : Nicole St-Louis

Thursday, 22 September 2011
Regular
L'évolution par un modèle de collapse gravitationnel des amas et superamas de galaxies - application aux superamas Shapley-8 (z=0.045) et SC0028-0005 (z=0.23)
Dr Dominique Proust, CNRS et Université Denis-Diderot, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Joint Astrophysics Seminar/Séminaire Commun en Astrophysique
21 cm Cosmology
Miguel Morales, University of Washington
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 19 September 2011
Regular
ALMA et CCAT, deux projets astronomiques complémentaires au sommet du monde
Dr Eduardo Hardy, Associated Universities Inc., National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Auditorium du pavillon d'optique-photonique

Tuesday, 13 September 2011
Joint Astrophysics Seminar/Séminaire Commun en Astrophysique
21cm Intensity Mapping: Progress and Challenges
Richard Shaw, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 26 August 2011
Regular
Transient, Co-rotating Spiral Arms and Chemo-Dynamics of the Galactic Disk
Dr Daisuke Kawata, University College London, UK
Time : 12:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Wednesday, 10 August 2011
Special
HEFT measurement of the hard X-ray size of the Crab Nebula and the hard X-ray optics of the Nuclelar spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)
Hongjun An, Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Columbia University
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 9 August 2011
Regular
The cost window: Can we do observatory class sciences with small space missions?
Martin Barstow, University of Leicester
Time : 11:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 28 July 2011
Special
Solar dynamo evolution in the non-kinematic regime
Dário Passos, CENTRA/IST, Univ. Evora, Portugal; UdeM/Physique
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Regular
Simulating Supermassive Black Hole Accretion: Spherical Flow to Cold Clumps and Hot Bubbles
Dr Paramita Barai, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Time : 12:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Monday, 20 June 2011
Special
Studying Galaxies, Clusters, and Cosmology with Weak Lensing Magnification
Hendrik Hildebrandt, University of British Columbia
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Wednesday, 1 June 2011
Special
Pathfinding a Neutral Hydrogen Dark Energy Survey
Kevin Bandura, Carnegie Mellon University
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Room 326
Contact : Matt Dobbs

Tuesday, 31 May 2011
Special
Neutron stars and strong interactions
Aleksi Kurkela, McGill University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 26 May 2011
Regular
Estimation de Teff et log g des étoiles BHB à partir de la photométrie uvby-β
Issouf Kafando, Université de Moncton
Time : 12:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Regular
Observing Cold Clouds in the Milky Way
Steven J. Gibson, Western Kentucky University
Time : 11:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Serge Pinault

Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Special
Phenomenology and detection of nuclear cosmic rays
Antje Putze, Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Pat Scott

Monday, 16 May 2011
Regular
Mapping Star-Formation in the Milky Way
Laurent Loinard, Center for Radio Astronomy and Astrophysics, UNAM
Time : 12:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Serge Pinault

Tuesday, 12 April 2011
Regular
First Results from the Planck Mission: Early Science Results on Clusters
Jean-Baptiste Melin, CEA (Saclay)
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 7 April 2011
Regular
Histoire des 10^5 premières années de la vie du système solaire: vers une meilleure compréhension de la connexion entre la nébuleuse solaire et son environnement stellaire
Guillaume Barlet, University of Toronto
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 5 April 2011
Regular
Recent Measurements of Radio Pulsar Masses
Scott Ransom, NRAO
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 31 March 2011
Regular
Wolf-Rayet Stars as Supernova Progenitors
Joanne Bibby, American Museum Natural History
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Anthony Moffat

Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Regular
What More Can We Learn from the Cosmic Microwave Background?
Sudeep Das, Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 24 March 2011
Présentation dans le cadre du cours gradué Astrophysique des hautes énergies
Supernovae Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae: A Short Review
Roland Kothes, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory
Time : 09:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Serge Pinault

Thursday, 24 March 2011
Regular
Improvements and Applications of Kinematic Models of the Solar Magnetic Cycle
Andres Munoz-Jaramillo, Harvard/Cfa
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Special
Pulsars Down Under
Matthew Bailes, Swinburne University
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Regular
Magnetic Fields in Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae
Roland Kothes, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory
Time : 15:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 3624
Contact : Serge Pinault

Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Regular
Low-frequency gravitational wave telescopes
Latham Boyle, Perimeter Institute
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 18 March 2011
Regular
Searching for streams in dark matter
Rob Thacker, St-Mary's University
Time : 12:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Serge Pinault

Thursday, 17 March 2011
Regular
Amas globulaires: un laboratoire pour l'évolution stellaire
Thierry Lanz, University of Maryland et NASA
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 17 March 2011
Special
The Keck Array: Continuing the search for inflationary relics through degree-scale CMB polarimetry
Martin Lueker, Caltech
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Room 305A/B
Contact : Matt Dobbs

Friday, 11 March 2011
Regular
Background Fluctuations and Galaxy Counts with HST
Tim Dolch, Johns Hopkins University
Time : 12:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Serge Pinault

Tuesday, 8 March 2011
Regular
Direct Detection of Extra-solar Planets Using High Contrast Imaging
James R. Graham, University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 4 March 2011
Regular
Évolution d'un amas stellaire pendant la phase de vent stellaire des étoiles massives
Mercedes Molla, Departamento de Inverstigacion Básica, CIEMAT, Madrid
Time : 12:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Serge Pinault

Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Regular
Des étoiles aux planètes extrasolaires
France Allard, Centre de Recherche en Astrophysique de Lyon
Time : 15:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 3624
Contact : Serge Pinault

Friday, 25 February 2011
Recrutement d'un professeur d'astrophysique
Stars that go Boom
Mukremin Kilic, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Time : 14:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local Z-300
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 24 February 2011
Regular
What can nearby young stars tell us about star and planet formation?
Eric Mamajek, University of Rochester
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Monday, 21 February 2011
Recrutement d'un professeur d'astrophysique
L'avènement de l'imagerie dans l'étude des exoplanètes
David Lafrenière, Université de Montréal
Time : 14:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local Z-300
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Friday, 18 February 2011
Recrutement d'un professeur d'astrophysique
Stellar and planetary systems at late stages of stellar evolution
Sonja Schuh , Georg August University Göttingen
Time : 14:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local Z-300
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 15 February 2011
Regular
Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound
Daniel Eisenstein, Harvard University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 11 February 2011
Recrutement d'un professeur d'astrophysique
Gaz et formation stellaire: le chaînon manquant dans le cycle d'évolution des galaxies
Amélie Saintonge, Max Planck Institutes for Astrophysics and Extraterrestrial Physics
Time : 14:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local Z-300
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 8 February 2011
Regular
The Strengths and Weaknesses of Star Formation Rate Measurements
Daniela Calzetti, University of Massachusetts
Time : 16:00
Place : All
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 4 February 2011
Recrutement d'un professeur d'astrophysique
Nouveaux créneaux de recherche dans le domaine des naines blanches
Patrick Dufour, Université de Montréal
Time : 14:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local Z-300
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 3 February 2011
Regular
Les premiers résultats de la mission Planck
Marc-Antoine Miville-Deschênes, CITA & CNRS - Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Orsay
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Tuesday, 1 February 2011
Regular
Probing the Accretion of Gas onto Galaxies:Opportunities and Pitfalls
Claude-André Faucher-Giguère, UC Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 27 January 2011
Regular
Sampling the Local White Dwarfs
Jay Holberg , University of Arizona, LPL
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 25 January 2011
Regular
How Do Galaxies in Massive Clusters Form Their Stars?
Kim-Vy Tran, Texas A&M University/University of Zurich
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 20 January 2011
Regular
Census of Young Stars in the Solar Vicinity
Inseok Song, University of Georgia
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Regular
Gravitational Waves: Adding Soundtrack (and Special Effects) to a Wonderful Movie
Luis Lehner, University of Guelph
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 11 January 2011
Regular
Dark Matter in Faint Galactic Satellites
Louis Strigari, KIPAC, Stanford
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 7 January 2011
Special
Model-Independent Constraints on Inflation from the CMB
Cora Dvorkin, University of Chicago
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 9 December 2010
Special
The Age and Helium Abundance of the Galactic Bulge
David Nataf, ANU
Time : 14:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 30 November 2010
Special
Rare objects in Globular Clusters: from dwarf novae to intermediate mass black holes
Mathieu Servillat, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 25 November 2010
Regular
Systèmes binaires pour l’arpenteur-astrophysicien
René Breton, University of Toronto
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 18 November 2010
Regular
The Link Between Dusty White Dwarfs and Planets
John Debes, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Tuesday, 16 November 2010
Regular
Cluster Cosmology and the Dark Energy Survey
Tim McKay, University of Michigan
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 11 November 2010
Regular
Towards a Unified Picture of Compact Binary Formation and Evolution
Lorne Nelson, Bishop's University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Wednesday, 10 November 2010
Regular
Mass and Radius of Neutron Stars from Modeling Pulse Shapes of Millisecond Pulsars
Denis Leahy, University of Calgary
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 5 November 2010
Regular
La spectro-imagerie par transformée de Fourier en astrophysique
Laurent Drissen, Université Laval
Time : 15:45
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Laurent Drissen

Thursday, 4 November 2010
Regular
High Magnetic Field Neutron Stars: from Rotation-powered Pulsars to Magnetars
Stephen C.-Y. Ng, McGill University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 2 November 2010
Regular
The growth of galaxies at z ~ 2: insights from IFU surveys
Natascha Förster, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 28 October 2010
Regular
"Emission line spectropolarimetry of low-mass young stellar objects"
Hiroshi Akitaya, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Regular
Enquête sur l'origine des rayons cosmiques
Hubert Reeves, CNRS, Paris
Time : 15:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Serge Pinault

Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Regular
Astrophysical Signatures of Particle Dark Matter
Rene Ong, UCLA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 21 October 2010
Regular
Cataclysmic Variable Stars and the MDM Parallax Program
John Thorstensen, Dartmouth College
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Regular
Cassiopeia A: The Youngest Neutron Star
Craig Heinke, University of Alberta
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 14 October 2010
Regular
L'abondance chimique de Sirius A à partir du spectre ultraviolet
John Landstreet, University of Western Ontario
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Georges Michaud

Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Regular
Search for the Origin of Cosmic Rays with IceCube
Stefan Westerhoff, University of Wisconsin
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 7 October 2010
Regular
Search for Transiting Exoplanets in the Open Cluster NGC 4755
David Blank, James Cook University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Etienne Artigau

Tuesday, 5 October 2010
Regular
Giant Gamma-ray Bubbles in the Inner Galaxy: AGN Activity or Bipolar Galactic Wind?
D. Finkbeiner, Harvard CFA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Regular
Characterizing Exoplanets
Ray Jayawardhana, University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 16 September 2010
Regular
La quête de nouveaux mondes : derniers résultats de la mission Kepler
Brice-Olivier Demory, MIT
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Marie-Eve Naud

Tuesday, 14 September 2010
Regular
Formation of Low-Mass X-ray Binaries with a Black Hole Accretor: Challenging the Paradigm
Natasha Ivanova, University of Alberta
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 9 September 2010
Regular
Super-Earth & Life: a fascinating puzzle
Lisa Kaltenegger, Harvard University
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Local D-460, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry (notez l'heure exceptionnelle)
Contact : Robert Lamontagne

Monday, 23 August 2010
Special
NASA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)
Bob Gehrz, University of Minnesota
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Monday, 19 July 2010
Special
Gravitational radiation from the pulsar glitch recovery phase
Mark Bennett, University of Melbourne
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 29 June 2010
Special
21cm Cylindrical Radio Telescope Design and Simulation
David McGinnis, Fermilab
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 28 May 2010
Cours 3 d'une série de 3 cours par un professeur invité
Les planètes extrasolaires
Dr France Allard , Centre de recherche en astrophysique de Lyon
Time : 15:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Optique Photonique (POP), local 2165
Contact : Carmelle Robert

Thursday, 27 May 2010
Cours 2 d'une série de 3 cours par un professeur invité
Les naines brunes
Dr France Allard , Centre de recherche en astrophysique de Lyon
Time : 15:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Optique Photonique (POP), local 2165
Contact : Carmelle Robert

Wednesday, 26 May 2010
Cours 1 d'une série de 3 cours par un professeur invité
Les étoiles de faible masse
Dr France Allard , Centre de recherche en astrophysique de Lyon
Time : 15:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Optique Photonique (POP), local 2165
Contact : Carmelle Robert

Tuesday, 25 May 2010
Regular
Des étoiles de faible masse aux planètes extrasolaires
Dr France Allard, Centre de recherche en astrophysique de Lyon
Time : 15:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot, local 2700
Contact : Carmelle Robert

Thursday, 20 May 2010
Regular
Hautes énergies dans les régions de formation d'étoiles: supernovae, vents stellaires, et origine du système solaire
Thierry Montmerle, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Grenoble (LAOG) et Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (IAP)
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Georges Michaud

Tuesday, 11 May 2010
Regular
Chemical abundances in stars with planets: clues to planet formation
Dr Nuno Santos, Universite du Portugal
Time : 11:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Sylvie Beaulieu

Friday, 30 April 2010
Regular
The Dependence of Gas Richness and Disk Building on Galaxy Mass
Sheila Kannappan, University of North Carolina
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Hugo Martel

Thursday, 29 April 2010
Regular
FUSE et les abondances de métaux dans les naines blanches chaudes
Jean Dupuis, Agence Spatiale Canadienne
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 22 April 2010
Regular
Étoiles ionisantes et objets stellaires jeunes en bordure de régions H II
Jean-Claude Bouret, Laboratoire d'astrophysique de Marseille
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Nicole St-Louis

Tuesday, 13 April 2010
Regular
Music of the Spheres: Results from the Kepler Mission
Jason Rowe - Attention, notez le jour et l'heure inhabituels, NASA Ames/Californie
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Anthony Moffat

Tuesday, 13 April 2010
Regular
Neutron rich matter in the laboratory and in the cosmos
Charles Horowitz, Indiana University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 8 April 2010
Regular
Photodissociation and the HI Content of Galaxies: Atomic Hydrogen as a Tracer for Molecular Gas
Ron Allen, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Nicole St-Louis

Thursday, 8 April 2010
Special
A New Twist on Black-Hole Spin: The Triggering and Cosmological Impact of Radio-Loud and Radio-Quiet AGN
Dan Evans, MIT
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano room (room 211)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 6 April 2010
Regular
Photodissociation and the HI Content of Galaxies: Atomic Hydrogen as a Tracer for Molecular Gas
Ron Allen, STScI Baltimore
Time : 11:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Jonathan Heiner

Tuesday, 6 April 2010
Regular
Observing galaxy mass assembly at high redshift
Mark Dickinson, NOAO
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 1 April 2010
Regular
White Dwarfs, Planets, and Disks
Mukremin Kilic, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 30 March 2010
Regular
Unraveling the Cosmic-ray Spectrum: Measurements with high altitude Balloons
Patrick (Jojo) Boyle, McGill University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 25 March 2010
Regular
Getting the most out of MOST satellite data: Using wavelets to analyze young star variability?
Slavek Rucinski, University of Toronto
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Anthony Moffat

Tuesday, 23 March 2010
Regular
Fingering convection in geophysics and Astrophysics
Pascale Garaud, University of California at Santa Cruz
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 18 March 2010
Regular
Applications of a low order dynamo model to solar variability
Dário Passos, Multidisciplinary Centre for Astrophysics (CENTRA) Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Local D-460, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Tuesday, 16 March 2010
Regular
The Cosmic Microwave Background: Its B-modes and Ns
Lyman Page, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 11 March 2010
Regular
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) Status and Science overview
Bengt-Göran Andersson, SOFIA Science Center, Universities Space Research Association
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Jean Dupuis

Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Regular
The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect, in Detail
Dan Marrone, University of Chicago
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 2 March 2010
Regular
A near-infrared excess in the continuum of high-redshift galaxies: a tracer of star formation, circumstellar disks, and (maybe) extra-galactic planets?
Bob Abraham, University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Tuesday, 16 February 2010
Regular
Recent Results of the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Tune Kamae, Stanford University/SLAC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 11 February 2010
Regular
A near-infrared excess in the continuum of high-redshift galaxies: A tracer of star formation, circumstellar disks, and (maybe) extra-galactic planets?
Roberto Abraham, University of Toronto
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 9 February 2010
Regular
Exploding Supermassive White Dwarfs from the Nearby Supernova Factory
Richard Scalzo, Yale University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 4 February 2010
Regular
Le satellite CoRoT va-t-il nous laisser entendre les pulsations des HgMn?
Georges Alecian, Observatoire de Paris
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Georges Michaud

Tuesday, 2 February 2010
Regular
Staring into the Abyss: Imaging Black Hole Horizons
Avery Broderick, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 28 January 2010
Regular
De la femtoseconde au terahertz: survol des technologies de synchronisation des antennes du radiotélescope interférométrique ALMA
Jean-François Cliche, Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA), National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Tuesday, 26 January 2010
Regular
MHD Turbulence and Transport in Accretion Disks
Jim Stone, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 21 January 2010
Cours 3 d'une série de 3 cours par un professeur invité
Achievements and Challenges (in star formation)
Richard de Grijs, University of Sheffield (UK) and Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (China)
Time : 11:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Sylvie Beaulieu

Thursday, 21 January 2010
Regular
Astrophysical signatures of hadroninc-to-quark-matter phase transitions (the Quark-Nova)
Rachid Oueyd, University of Calgary
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Wednesday, 20 January 2010
Cours 2 d'une série de 3 cours par un professeur invité
Stellar Populations (and application to globular clusters)
Richard de Grijs, University of Sheffield (UK) and Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (China)
Time : 14:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Sylvie Beaulieu

Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Cours 1 d'une série de 3 cours par un professeur invité
Star cluster evolution: from young massive star clusters to old globulars
Richard de Grijs, University of Sheffield (UK) and Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (China)
Time : 14:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1659
Contact : Sylvie Beaulieu

Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Regular
Having a BLAST in Antarctica, and resolving the Cosmic Infrared Background
Mark Halpern, UBC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Thursday, 14 January 2010
Regular
The HR 8799 Planetary System
Christian Marois, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 12 January 2010
Regular
Gamma-Ray Pulsars in the Light of New Fermi Discoveries
Alice Harding, NASA/GSFC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 8 January 2010
Regular
The effect of dust-gas energetics on the star formation process
Andrea Urban, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Hugo Martel

Thursday, 7 January 2010
Regular
The Physical conditions in Infrared Dark Clouds
René Plume, University of Calgary
Time : 11:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Gilles Joncas

Thursday, 7 January 2010
Regular
Spectroscopie multi-object extrême: EUCLID DMD NIS et MegaMOS
Robert Content, Durham University
Time : 14:00
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Ermanno Borra

Monday, 21 December 2009
Regular
Histoire de la mission Planck et pourquoi tant de scientifiques s'y intéressent
Marc-Antoine Miville-Deschênes, CNRS - Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Gilles Joncas

Thursday, 3 December 2009
Regular
Observations FUSE d'étoiles chaudes dans des amas globulaires
Pierre Chayer, Space Telescope Science Institute
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 1 December 2009
Regular
The First Images of Exoplanets
René Doyon, Université de Montréal
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Andrew Cumming

Friday, 27 November 2009
Regular
Les étoiles les plus massives
Anthony Moffat, Université de Montréal
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Carmelle Robert

Thursday, 26 November 2009
Regular
Un relevé des sources ultraviolettes dans le voisinage du Soleil avec GALEX
Sébastien Lépine, American Museum of Natural History
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 24 November 2009
Regular
The Aquarius Project: Dark Matter under a Numerical Microscope
Julio Navarro, University of Victoria
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Gil Holder

Friday, 20 November 2009
Regular
What is the nature of accretion onto Sgr A*?
Chris Matzner, University of Toronto
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, Local 1661
Contact : Hugo Martel

Thursday, 19 November 2009
Regular
Probing the Fates of Stars With White Dwarfs in Open Star Clusters
Kurtis Williams, University of Texas
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Patrick Dufour

Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Regular
The Generation & Evolution of Astrophysical Magnetic Fields
Ellen Zweibel , University of Wisconsin
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Andrew Cumming

Friday, 13 November 2009
Regular
Paramétrer la turbulence magnétisée dans les nuages moléculaires
Martin Houde, University of Western Ontario
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Sylvie F. Beaulieu

Thursday, 12 November 2009
Regular
Paramétrer la turbulence magnétisée dans les nuages moléculaires
Martin Houde, University of Western Ontario
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 10 November 2009
Regular
Neutron Stars as Dense Matter Laboratories
Bennett Link , Montana State University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Vicky Kaspi

Thursday, 5 November 2009
Regular
L'avenir de l'astronomie HI
Antoine Bouchard, University of Cape Town
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Nicole St-Louis

Tuesday, 3 November 2009
Regular
Le ciel de Galileo galilei
Pierre Chastenay, Planétarium de Montréal
Time : 15:45
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 2860
Contact : René Roy

Tuesday, 3 November 2009
Regular
Hunting the Cosmic Electron
Scott Wakely, University of Chicago
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : David Hanna

Thursday, 29 October 2009
Regular
The Structure of Early-Type Galaxies from the ACS Virgo and Fornax Cluster Surveys: Cores, Stellar Nuclei and Supermassive Black Holes
Laura Ferrarese, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 27 October 2009
Regular
Thermal and Gravitational Tides in the Hot Jupiters
Phil Arras, University of Virginia
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Andrew Cumming

Thursday, 22 October 2009
Regular
The HST/ACS Galactic Globular Cluster Treasury Program
Brian Chaboyer, Dartmouth College
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Regular
Radio observations of cosmic reionization and first (new) light in the Universe
Chris Carilli, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Tracy Webb

Thursday, 15 October 2009
Regular
Sonder le profil de rotation interne des étoiles à l'aide d'ondes sismiques
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 13 October 2009
Special
L'antimatière en astronomie
Hubert Reeves, CNRS, Paris
Time : 15:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon d'Optique-Photonique (POP) - Auditorium
Contact : Sylvie F. Beaulieu

Tuesday, 13 October 2009
Regular
X-ray observations of active galaxies
Luigi Gallo, St Mary's University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Robert Rutledge

Friday, 9 October 2009
Regular
Galaxy groups: driving galaxy evolution since z=1
Michael L Balogh, University of Waterloo
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661
Contact : Hugo Martel

Thursday, 8 October 2009
Regular
Measuring the Mass-Radius Relationship for Neutron Stars in quiescent Low Mass X-ray Binaries
Robert Rutledge, Université McGill
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 6 October 2009
Regular
The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and the ACT Experiment
Joe Fowler, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Matt Dobbs

Thursday, 1 October 2009
Regular
From planet formation to thermodynamic constraints on the first genetic code
Ralph Pudritz, McMaster University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Marie-Ève Naud

Tuesday, 29 September 2009
Regular
A First Year View of the Galaxy with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
Elizabeth Hays, Goddard Space Flight Center
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Ken Ragan

Thursday, 24 September 2009
Regular
Dernières nouvelles sur la topologie de l'Univers
Jean-Pierre Luminet, Laboratoire Univers & Théories (LUTH), Observatoire de Paris (France)
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 17 September 2009
Regular
Large-Scale Photodissociation Regions in Nearby Spiral Galaxies
Jonathan Heiner, Université Laval
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 15 September 2009
Regular
ALFALFA: HI cosmology at z=0
Martha Haynes, Cornell University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Vicky Kaspi

Thursday, 10 September 2009
Regular
Simulating the Formation of Giant Planet Cores
Martin Duncan, Queen's University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Monday, 27 July 2009
Special
ALMA et CCAT, deux projets millimétriques et submillimétriques complémentaires
Eduardo Hardy, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) - Chili
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Tuesday, 21 July 2009
Special
The EBEX Experiment
Hannes Hubmayr , University of Minnesota
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 15 June 2009
Special
L'étude des étoiles chaudes par interférométrie optique à longue base
Olivier Chesneau , Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Anthony Moffat

Monday, 25 May 2009
Special
Binary radio pulsars in globular clusters: their orbital eccentricities and interaction with other stars
Alak Ray , Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 14 May 2009
Regular
Kinematics and star formation of the most luminous HII regions in nearby galaxies
Monica Relaño, Université de Grenade
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Olivier Hernandez

Thursday, 30 April 2009
Regular
Pot-pourri astronomique: La mission spatiale Herschel assaisonnée de tout ce que vous avez voulu savoir sur un petit coin de M33
Gilles Joncas, Université Laval
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Friday, 24 April 2009
Special
Cataclysmic Variables: The Most Common Gravity Powered Stars
John Thorstensen , Dartmouth College
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326

Thursday, 23 April 2009
Regular
The Red-Sequence Cluster Survey: Galaxy Evolution and Cosmology
Howard Yee, University of Toronto
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 21 April 2009
Soutenance de thèse de doctorat
A New Avalanche Model for Solar Flares
Laura Morales, Université de Montréal
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460

Thursday, 16 April 2009
Regular
White Dwarf Debris Disks and the Fate of Planetary Systems
Ted von Hippel, Siena College
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 14 April 2009
Regular
Extrasolar Planets and the Search for Habitable Worlds
Sara Seager, MIT
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 9 April 2009
Regular
Exploring Young Brown Dwarfs: Disks, Binarity and Bottom of the IMF
Ray Jayawardhana, University of Toronto
Time : 15:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 7 April 2009
Regular
New View of the High Energy Gamma-ray Sky with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
Julie McEnery, GSFC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 2 April 2009
Regular
Déséquilibre chez les naines brunes: Oh le beau cas!
Didier Saumon , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 31 March 2009
Regular
Observation of Very High Energy Gamma-ray Sources Below 100 GeV from Ground: The Detection of the Crab Pulsar at 25 GeV
Nepomuk Otte, UC Santa Cruz
Time : 16:00
Place : All
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 26 March 2009
Regular
Développements récents en astrophysique des particules
Viktor Zacek, Université de Montréal
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 24 March 2009
Regular
The Highest Energy Cosmic Rays and Neutrinos
Jim Beatty, Ohio State University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 20 March 2009
Regular
Effects de lentille gravitationnelles faibles: Où en sommes nous? Quels projets pour l'avenir?
Ludovic Van Waerbeke, University of British Columbia
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Thursday, 19 March 2009
Regular
Détermination de l’échelle de diffusion ambipolaire turbulente dans les nuages moléculaires
Martin Houde, University of Western Ontario
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460 (annulé)
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 17 March 2009
Regular
CMB Polarimetry and the Search for Inflationary Gravitational Waves
John Kovac, JPL / Caltech
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 12 March 2009
Regular
Disk Winds and Quasar Broad Emission Lines
Patrick Hall , York University
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Special
From milliKelvin to MegaKelvin: The connection between superconductivity and cosmology
Tarek Saab , University of Florida
Time : 15:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 305

Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Regular
Cosmology in the Dark Sector
Kris Sigurdson, UBC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 3 March 2009
Regular
The Transient Revolution in Astrophysics
Eliot Quataert, UC Berkeley
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 27 February 2009
Regular
Galactic Archeology: Mining the Fossil Record of Disk Galaxies
Brad Gibson, University of Central Lancashire
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Thursday, 26 February 2009
Regular
Les étoiles naines blanches dans les grands relevés du passé, présent et futur
Alexandros Gianninas, Université de Montréal
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460

Thursday, 19 February 2009
Regular
Asteroseismology Through the Ages
David Guenther, St. Mary’s University
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Gilles Fontaine

Tuesday, 17 February 2009
Regular
Lighting the Standard Candle
Ed Brown, MSU/JINA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 12 February 2009
Regular
The One Metre Initiative: A New Major Observatory in Canada
Frank Roy, Elektra Observatories
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Anthony F. J. Moffat

Tuesday, 10 February 2009
Regular
Gamma Ray Burst Discoveries with the Swift Mission
Neil Gehrels, GSFC
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 5 February 2009
Regular
Le Système de Magellan - Accrétion, Feedback, Interaction Galactique
Nicolas Lehner, University of Notre Dame
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Jean Dupuis

Tuesday, 3 February 2009
Regular
Convection and Magnetism in Stars: How magnetic fields are built, and what they can do
Matt Browning, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 29 January 2009
Regular
La prévision des éruptions solaires
Éric Bélanger, Université de Montréal
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460

Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Regular
Observing an Event Horizon: Submm-VLBI of SgrA*
Shepard Doeleman, MIT Haystack Observatory
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 26 January 2009
Special
Accreting neutron stars
Manuel Linares , Astronomical Institute Anton Pannekoek, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 22 January 2009
Regular
Trous noirs et marées
Éric Poisson, University of Guelph
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 20 January 2009
Regular
Astronomy at photon energies beyond 100 GeV ? Recent results from VERITAS
Gernot Maier , Univeristé McGill
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 16 January 2009
Special
Study of Very High Energy Gamma Ray Emission from TeV Blazars
Debanjan Bose , Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 15 January 2009
Regular
Modélisation des effets optiques de la turbulence atmosphérique pour les très grands télescopes
Jérôme Maire, Université de Montréal
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Thursday, 15 January 2009
Special
Axions from String Theory and Inflation
Katie Mack , Princeton University
Time : 14:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 13 January 2009
Regular
The Extravagant Lives of the First Stars
Alexander Heger, University of Minnesota
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 8 January 2009
Special
Galaxy evolution at high-redshift: millimeter-wavelength surveys with AzTEC
Kimberly Scott , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Time : 11:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 6 January 2009
Regular
Magnetospheres of Neutron Stars
Andrei Beloborodov , Columbia University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 11 December 2008
Regular
Forbidden Emission Lines in Massive Colliding Wind Binaries
Richard Ignace , East Tennessee State University
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Nicole St-Louis

Thursday, 4 December 2008
Regular
Étourdissantes, ces Galaxies spirales!
Stéphane Courteau , Queen's University
Time : 12:15
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 2 December 2008
Regular
The Origin of Magnetic Fields in Galaxies: What Should to See at High Redshifts?
Ethan Vishniac, McMaster University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 1 December 2008
Special
Black-Hole Binaries As Relics Of Long-Soft Gamma-Ray Burst And Hypernova Explosions
Enrique Moreno-Mendez , State University of New York
Time : 12:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326

Thursday, 27 November 2008
Regular
Mid-Infrared Observations of Extended Lyman-Alpha Halos at High Redshift
Tracy Webb, Université McGill
Time : 12:15
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Thursday, 20 November 2008
Regular
Magnétisme et rotation dans les étoiles de Herbig Ae/Be
Evelyne Alecian , Royal Military College of Canada
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Georges Michaud

Tuesday, 18 November 2008
Regular
Why is a Cluster of Galaxies like a Supernova?
Gus Evrard, University of Michigan
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 14 November 2008
Colloque
Journeying to the Centre of the Sun
Sarbani Basu,
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  G-415, pavillon Roger-Gaudry
Contact : Paul Charbonneau

Thursday, 13 November 2008
Regular
Massive Distant Galaxies are Way Too Small and and Why I Love l'Observatoire du mont Mégantic
Roberto Abraham , University of Toronto
Time : 12:15
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Regular
Cosmology Using Growth of Structure — Measuring Dark Energy by Counting Galaxy Clusters
Alexey Vikhlinin, Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics , Harvard
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 6 November 2008
Regular
Radiative Hydrodynamics of Short Period Planets
Ian Dobbs-Dixon, Université McGill
Time : 12:15
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bastien

Tuesday, 4 November 2008
Regular
Galactic Diversity: The Many Colors of Brown Dwarfs
Adam Burgasser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 31 October 2008
Regular
Recovering the Ages of Stars of a Complex Stellar Population System: IAC-pop/MINNIAC and the LCID project.
Sebastián Hidalgo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 1661

Thursday, 30 October 2008
Regular
The Phoenix Mars Lander Mission - first 90 days in the Martian Arctic
Victoria Hipkin, Agence spatiale canadienne
Time : 12:15
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Jean Dupuis

Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Special
First results from the South Pole Telescope
Joaquin Vieira, University of Chicago
Time : 13:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Board Room (room 104)
Contact : Gil Holder

Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Special
Mapping Exoplanets
Nick Cowan , University of Washington, Seattle
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)
Contact : Ian Dobbs-Dixon

Tuesday, 28 October 2008
Regular
Pulsar Timing and Gravitational Wave Detection
Rick Jenet, University of Texas
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 24 October 2008
Special
Étude critique de la théorie du Big Bang
Hubert Reeves, Professeur associé du Département de Physique, UdeM
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Z-110, Pavillon Claire-McNicoll
Contact : Louis Lemay

Thursday, 23 October 2008
Regular
Recherche et caractérisation des exoplanètes
Guillaume Hébrard, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris
Time : 12:15
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Jean Dupuis

Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Special
X-rays Mark the Spot: the Birth of a Supernova
Alicia Soderberg, Princeton University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 21 October 2008
Regular
Low-mass, Low-SFR Galaxies at z>2: How the Working Class Are Living
Marcin Sawicki, St. Mary's University
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 16 October 2008
Regular
Stellar Duets: how companions shape the lives and evolution of stars
Orsola De Marco, Dept. of Astrophysics, American Museum of Natural History
Time : 12:15
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 14 October 2008
Regular
Circumstellar Debris Disks — What Can Be Learned?
Yanqin Wu, University of Toronto
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 10 October 2008
Regular
De la physique à l'éducation scientifique
Martin Riopel, Département d'éducation et pédagogie, UQAM
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  G-415, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry
Contact : Normand Mousseau

Friday, 10 October 2008
Regular
Le Big Bang, crédibilité et difficultés
Hubert Reeves, CNRS, Paris
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon d'optique-photonique , local 1168

Thursday, 9 October 2008
Regular
Un nouveau modèle SOC des éruptions solaires
Laura Morales, Université de Montréal
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460

Tuesday, 7 October 2008
Regular
Cosmology from Gravitational-wave Standard Sirens
Dan Holz, LANL
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Thursday, 2 October 2008
Regular
Les étoiles naines blanches à atmosphère de carbone
Patrick Dufour, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460

Tuesday, 30 September 2008
Regular
L'Observatoire ALMA et l'astronomie millimétrique du XXIe siècle.
Eduardo J. Hardy, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) - Chili
Time : 12:30
Place : Université Laval
  Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon, local 2860

Friday, 26 September 2008
Regular
Intermittency and Avalanching in Turbulent Space Plasmas: from Models to Reality
Vadim M. Uritsky, Institute for Space Research, University of Calgary
Time : 10:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Tuesday, 23 September 2008
Regular
White Dwarf Stars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Pierre Bergeron, Université de Montréal
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Tuesday, 16 September 2008
Regular
The Biggest Dark Matter Halos
Neal Dalal, CITA
Time : 16:00
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Monday, 15 September 2008
Special
Gravitational radiation from accreting neutron stars
Andrew Melatos, University of Melbourne
Time : 15:30
Place : McGill University
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, R.E. Bell Conference Room (room 103)

Friday, 12 September 2008
Colloque
Film sur « l'Énergie solaire (The Power of the Sun) »
Chandré Dharma-Wardana, Conseil national de recherche du Canada et Univiversité de Montréal
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  G-415, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry
Contact : Joëlle Margot

Thursday, 4 September 2008
Regular
New diagnostics of astrophysical magnetic field based on atomic alignment
Huirong Yan, Postdoctoral Fellow Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Pierre Bergeron

Friday, 29 August 2008
Regular
The Scutum Red-Supergiant Clusters
Ben Davies, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Anthony F.J. Moffat

Monday, 25 August 2008
Regular
L'indice des taches solaires sur quatre siècles: de Wolf au SIDC
Frédéric Clette, Observatoire Royal de Belgique à Bruxelles
Time : 12:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-225
Contact : Mihai Ghizaru

Tuesday, 29 July 2008
Regular
Les étoiles Ap à rotation extrêmement lente
Gautier Mathys, ESO Visiting Astronomers Department, ESO Chili
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Georges Michaud

Thursday, 17 July 2008
Regular
Particule acceleration in turbulent colliding winds
Julian Pittard, Leeds University, UK
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Anthony F.J. Moffat

Thursday, 17 July 2008
Regular
The astrophysical shocks par excellence in hot stars
Andy Pollock, ESA Villa-Franca
Time : 13:00
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Anthony F.J. Moffat

Thursday, 8 May 2008
Regular
Finding Wolf-Rayet stars in the nearby Universe
Lucy Hadfield, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : Anthony F.J. Moffat

Thursday, 10 April 2008
Regular
Quand l'ammoniaque vole la vedette au méthane: la découverte de la première naine Y dans les données du CFHTLS.
Étienne Artigau, Observatoire Gemini Sud
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Thursday, 28 February 2008
Regular
Imaging & Polarimetry of Debris disks
James R. Graham, University of California, Berkeley
Time : 12:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Tuesday, 22 January 2008
Regular
Étude des collaborations de recherche en astronomie au Canada
David Loop, James Di Francesco et Luc Simard, Institut Herzberg d'astrophysique du CNRC
Time : 13:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Local D-460
Contact : René Doyon

Friday, 8 September 2000
Regular
The Growth of the Most Massive Galaxies in the Highest Density Regions: Evidence for In-Situ Star Formation in SpARCS Brightest Cluster Galaxies
Tracy Webb , McGill University
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo

Friday, 21 April 2000
Regular
À venir
Fran Bagenal, University of Colorado at Boulder
Time : 11:30
Place : Université de Montréal
  Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, local D-460
Contact : Paul Charbonneau