KITP Program: Galactic Archaeology and Precision Stellar Astrophysics
(Jan 12 - Apr 3, 2015)
Coordinators: Jo Bovy, Charlie Conroy, Juna Kollmeier, Marc Pinsonneault
Scientific Advisors: Andy Gould, Shri Kulkarni, Chris Sneden

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Time Speaker Title
1/13, 2pm All Participants Organizational Meeting[Blackboard][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/15, 2pm David Nataf
NGC 6791[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/20, 2:00pm Marc Pinsonneault
Measuring Stellar Parameters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/22, 2:00pm Tony Piro
Carnegie Obs.
Connecting how stars die with how they lived[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/27, 2:00pm Charlie Conroy
Harvard & KITP
From stars to galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/29, 2:00pm Andy Gould
Microlensing takes off: Toward the galactic distribution of planets[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/2-6 Conference: The Milky Way and its Stars: Stellar Astrophysics, Galactic Archaeology, and Stellar Populations
2/09 12:15pm Hans-Walter Rix
What the orbits of stars remember about the formation of our Galaxy[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/10, 2:00pm Josh Simon
Carnegie Obs. & KITP
Galaxy dynamics and chemistry tutorial[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/12, 2:00pm Joss Bland-Hawthorn
Univ. Sydney & KITP
Where do the disks of galaxies end?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 2:00pm Daniel Huber
(Univ. of Sydney & KITP)
Victor Silva Aguirre
(Univ. of Aarhus & KITP)
Seismic data analysis and seismic modeling tutorial[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 2:00pm Wendy Panero
The effects of abundance ratios on rocky planet structure[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/24, 2:00pm Matthias Steinmetz
AIP Potsdam & KITP
RAVE as a Gaia precursor: what to expect from the RVS?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/27, 2:00pm Luca Casagrande
One for all, all for one: stellar parameters for Galactic studies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 2:00pm Jim Fuller
Caltech & KITP
New Frontiers in Seismology: Saturn Ring Seismology and Tidal Interactions in Heartbeat Stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 2:00pm Scott Tremaine
Is statistical mechanics useful for describing galaxies and planetary systems?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
Joint talk with EvoPlanets15
3/10, 2:00pm Andrew Benson
Carnegie Observatories & KITP
Modeling the Milky Way satellite system - moving from qualitative to quantitative[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/11, 10:30am EvoPlanets15 + GalArcheo15 Joint discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/12, 2:00pm Nitya Kallivayalil
Univ. Virginia & KITP
Probing the Milky Way Halo[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/16 12:15pm Julio Navarro
Univ. Victoria & KITP
Small-scale challenges to the Cold Dark Matter paradigm: minor ailment or terminal illness?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
3/17, 2:00pm Laura Sales
UC Riverside & KITP
Structural properties of dwarf galaxies: feedback and environmental effects[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/19, 2:00pm Andreas Quirrenbach
Univ. Heidelberg & KITP
4MOST -- 4M Multi-Object Spectroscopic Telescope[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/24, 2:00pm Andrew Wetzel
Caltech & KITP
The Evolutionary Histories of the Satellite Dwarf Galaxies in the Local Group[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/26, 2:00pm Rafael Garcia
CEA-Saclay & KITP
Stellar rotation and magnetic activity: From the inside to the interior of the stars with CoRoT and Kepler[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/31, 2:00pm Jen Van Saders
Carnegie Observatories & KITP
Stellar Rotation: What is it good for?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/02, 2:00pm Ben Shappee The All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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