KITP Program: Formation and Evolution of Globular Clusters (January 12 - April 10, 2009)
Coordinators: Fred Rasio, Alison Sills, Enrico Vesperini, Steve Zepf

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Time Speaker Title
1/12-1/16 Conference: Formation and Evolution of Globular Clusters
1/22, 2:15 p.m. Simon Portegies Zwart
Runaway Collisions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/22, 2:15 p.m. Stefan Umbreit
(Northwestern Univ. & KITP)
Evert Glebbeek
(McMaster Univ. & KITP)
Runaway Collisions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/26, 12:15 p.m. Steinn Sigurdsson
Penn State Univ & KITP
Emergent Phenomena in Negative Heat Capacity Systems: Fundamental Physics from Dense Star Clusters[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
1/27, 12:30 p.m. Michiko Fujii
(CfCA, Tokyo & KITP)
Anna Lisa Varri
(Univ. Milano & KITP)
Christopher Waters
Short Talks: Structure of GCs and Their Dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/28, 12:30 p.m. David Chernoff
(Cornell Univ. & KITP)
Sungsoo Kim
(Kyung Hee Univ. & KITP)
Short Talks: Lifetimes of Clusters in Galactic Tidal Fields[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/29, 2:15 p.m. Michael Fall
Evolution of the Globular Cluster Mass Function
1/29, 2:15 p.m. Mark Gieles
Evolution of the Globular Cluster Mass Function[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/05, 2:15 p.m. Francesco Ferraro
Univ. Bologna & KITP
Blue Straggler Stars in Globular Clusters: An Observational Perspective[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/05, 2:15 p.m. Barbara Lanzoni
Univ. Bologna & KITP
Blue Straggler Stars in Globular Clusters: An Observational Perspective[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/05, 2:15 p.m. Nathan Leigh
McMaster Univ. & KITP
Blue Stragglers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 2:00 p.m. Mark Krumholz
Star Cluster Formation: Lessons from the Local Universe[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 2:00 p.m. Geneviève Parmentier
Univ. of Liège
Why the Cluster Initial Mass Function, the Molecular Core Mass-Radius Relation, and the Local SFE are All Related Issues[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/12, 2:15 p.m. Bradley Hansen
White Dwarfs in GCs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/12, 2:15 p.m. John Fregeau
Stephan Rosswog
(Jacobs Univ. & KITP)
White Dwarfs in GCs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/18, 2:00 p.m. John Fregeau
N-body Simulation Methods: Monte Carlo vs Direct N-body[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/18, 3:45 p.m. Sverre Aarseth
(Univ. Cambridge & KITP)
Rainer Spurzem
(Univ. Heidelberg & KITP)
N-body Simulation Methods: Monte Carlo vs Direct N-body[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 2:15 p.m. Rosemary Mardling
Monash Univ. & KITP
Stability and Resonance in the General Three-Body Problem[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 3:30 p.m. Natalia Ivanova
(Univ. Toronto & KITP)
Steinn Sigurdsson
(Penn State Univ.)
Triple Stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 14:15 p.m. Sourav Chatterjee
Northwestern Univ & KITP
Disturbed Blue Stars Bearing Clues to Cluster Properties (Blue Stragglers) [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 15:00 p.m. Nathan Leigh
McMaster Univ & KITP
A Simple Analytic Model for Blue Straggler Formation in Globular Clusters [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 15:40 p.m. Charles-Philippe Lajoie
McMaster Univ & KITP
A Challenging Project: Modelling Mass Transfer in Binary Systems [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 16:10 p.m. Tassos Fragos
Northwestern Univ & KITP
Population Synthesis Studies with Live Stellar Evolution [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 16:40 p.m. Jonathan Downing
Univ Heidelberg & KITP
Compact Object Binaries in Star Clusters: Using N-Body and Monte Carlo Methods with a little PN [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 2:15 p.m. Matt Turk
The Formation of Population III Protostars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 2:50 p.m. Evan Scannapieco
Arizona State Univ
Formation of Compact Stellar Clusters by High-Redshift Galaxy Outflows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 15:55 p.m. Loren Hoffman
Northwestern Univ. & KITP
Inner and Outer Kinematics and Dynamics of Merger Remnants: Galactic Archaeology[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/12, 2:15 p.m. Stephen Zepf
Michigan State & KITP
Extragalactic Globular Clusters[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/12, 3:45 p.m. Jay Strader
Harvard, CfA & KITP
Extragalactic Globular Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/18, 2:00 p.m. Francesca D'Antona
Multiple Stellar Populations in GCs[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/19, 2:15 p.m. Richard O'Shaughnessy
Penn State
Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Compact Objects in Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/19, 2:15 p.m. Ilya Mandel
Compact Binaries, Intermediate-Mass-Ratio Inspirals, and Other Prospects in Gravitational-Wave Astronomy[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 12:15 p.m. Cole Miller
Univ. Maryland & KITP
Black Holes in Dense Star Clusters[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
3/24, 2:00 p.m. Andreas Küpper
Univ. Bonn & KITP
Tidal Tails of Star Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/24, 2:00 p.m. Mario Pasquato
Univ. Pisa & KITP
Looking for IMBHs in GCs: The Mass Segregation Method[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/26, 2:15 p.m. Vicky Kalogera
Neutron Stars at Birth: Parent Masses and Parental Kicks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/26, 2:15 p.m. Natalia Ivanova
(Univ. Toronto & KITP)
Philipp Podsiadlowski
(Univ. Oxford & KITP)
Neutron Stars: Formation, Kicks & Retention[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/02, 2:15 p.m. Jarrod Hurley
Swinburne Univ. & KITP
Open Clusters: N-body Models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/02, 3:45 p.m. Aaron Geller
UW-Madison & KITP
The Progeny of Stellar Dynamics and Stellar Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/07, 2:00 p.m. Michele Trenti
Univ. of Colorado & KITP
Dynamic Evolution of Globular Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/07, 2:00 p.m. Glenn van de Ven
Dynamical Schwarzschild Models of Globular Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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