KITP Program: The Mysteries and Inner Workings of Massive Stars
(Feb 27 - May 12, 2017)
Coordinators: Natasha Ivanova, Nathan Smith, and Rich Townsend
Scientific Advisors: Selma de Mink, Stephen Justham, and Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz

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Time Speaker Title
5/12, 10:00am All TBD
5/11, 10:00am Maria Drout
Harvard & KITP
Yellow supergiants[Aud]
5/10, 1:00pm Sergei Blinnikov
Interacting models for superluminous supernovae[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/10, 10:00am Chris Matzner
Univ. of Toronto & KITP
Aspherical shock breakout and early light[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/09, 14:15pm Stan Owocki
Delaware & KITP
Massive magnetic stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/09, 10:00am Jennifer van Saders
Carnegie Observatories
Making sense of stellar rotation observed with Kepler: Gyrocronology, magnetism and a Sun in transition[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/09, 10:00am Stan Owocki
Delaware & KITP
Magnetic braking[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/08, 2:00pm All All participants-Organizational Meeting
5/05, 10:00am Chris Fryer
Modelling light-curves: countless problems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/04, 10:00am James Lombardi
Allegheny College
Modelling light-curves: LRNe[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/03, 10:00am Wesley Even
Modelling light-curves: SNe[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/02, 10:00am Ryan Chornock
(Ohio U)
Maria Drout
(Carnegie Observatories & Dunlap Inst.)
Observing light-curves: the bonanza[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/01, 2:00pm All All participants-Organizational Meeting
4/28, 10:00am Chris Matzner
Toronto & KITP
Waves and shocks[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/27, 10:00am James Lombardi
Allegheny College & KITP
Dealing with SPH codes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/27, 9:00am Rich Townsend
Univ. of Wisconsin & KITP
Tutorial: The GYRE oscillation code[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/26, 10:00am Paul Ricker
Univ. of Illinois & KITP
Dealing with grid based codes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/25, 2:00pm Daniel Lecoanet
Princeton & KITP
Dedalus tutorial[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/25, 10:00am Chris Belczynski
Univ. of Warsaw & KITP
On the mass distribution of compact objects[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/24, 2:00pm All participants Organizational Meeting
4/21, 10:30am Chris Fryer
Why it explodes the way we think it explodes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/20, 10:00am Chuck Steidel
Spectroscopic Constraints on Massive Stars in Forming Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/19, 10:00am Tami Rogers
Newcastle Univ. & KITP
Rotation, convection, waves II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/18, 10:00am Jim Fuller
Wave energy transport in supernova progenitors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/17, 2:00pm All All participants-Organizational Meeting
4/14, 10:00am Luc Dessart
Univ. of Chile & KITP
Superluminous SN[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/13, 10:00am Daniel Lecoanet
Princeton & KITP
Discussion on rotation, convection, and waves[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
4/12, 10:00am Chris Belczynski
Univ. of Warsaw & KITP
What can we learn from massive stars population synthesis?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/11, 10:00am Chris Fryer
Discussion on errors[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/10, 2:00pm All participants Organizational meeting
4/10, 10:00am Nathan Smith
Berkeley & KITP
4/07, 10:00am Conny Aerts
K.U.Leuven & KITP
How to get from a Kepler light curve to core overshooting and interior rotation frequency?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/06, 10:00am Georges Meynet
(Univ. of Geneva & KITP)
Catherine Lovekin
(Mount Allison Univ. & KITP)
Discussion on rotation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/05, 10:00am Stan Owocki
(Delaware & KITP)
Joyce Guzik
Discussion of theoretical issues with wind mass loss[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/04, 10:00am Jorick Vink
(Armagh Observatory & KITP)
Ed van den Heuvel
(Universiteit van Amsterdam & KITP)
Discussion of observations of wind mass loss[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/03, 2:00pm All participants Organizational meeting
3/30, 10:00am Ken Nomoto
Philipp Podsiadlowski
(Oxford & KITP)
Norbert Langer
(Bonn Univ. & KITP)
Discussion of ECSe[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/29, 10:00am Richard Townsend
(Wisconsin & KITP)
Anne Thoul
(Univ. of Liege & KITP)
Pablo Marchant
(Bonn Univ. & KITP)
Complication with convective core boundary[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 10:00am Ilya Mandel
Univ. Birmingham & KITP
Why I think Lars is wrong: Apologia pro synthesim populatio[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/27, 1:45pm All participants Organizational Meeting
3/20-24 Conference: Phenomena, Physics, and Puzzles Of Massive Stars and their Explosive Outcomes
3/17, 10:00am Fabian Schneider
Oxford & KITP
Discussion/tutorial: IMF[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/16, 10:00am Elena Pian
Discussion/tutorial: Stripped envelope supernovae[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 1:00pm Simon Stevenson
University of Birmingham & KITP
Presenting COMPAS, new binary pop syn code for massive stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 10:00am Natasha Ivanova
University of Alberta & KITP
Discussion/tutorial: Common envelope physics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/14, 1:00pm Ed van den Heuvel
Universiteit van Amsterdam & KITP
Making Wolf-Rayet X-ray Binaries and double black holes through evolution of High-Mass X-ray binaries with stable Roche-lobe overflow[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/14, 10:00am Philipp Podsiadlowski
Oxford & KITP
Discussion/tutorial: Uncertainties in binary evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/13, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
03/13 12:15pm Eliot Quataert
UC Berkeley & KITP
How Massive Stars Live and Die[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
3/10, 11:00am Ken Chen
Mass loss and the death of very massive stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/10, 10:00am Thierry Foglizzo
Impact of stellar parameters on the mechanism of stellar explosions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/09, 10:00am Stan Owocki
Delaware & KITP
Supereddington winds[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/09, 10:00am Eliot Quataert
Berkeley & KITP
Supereddington winds[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 10:00am Matteo Cantiello
Flatiron Institute & KITP
Convection in Massive Stars[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/07, 10:00am Raphael Hirschi
Keele University
Challenges in Massive Star Evolution: Convection and Mass Loss[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/06, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
3/03, 10:40am Ilya Mandel
(Univ. Birmingham & KITP)
Pablo Marchant
(Bonn Univ. & KITP)
Eliot Quataert
(Berkeley & KITP)
Short talks on chemically homogeneous evolution.[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 10:00am Matteo Cantiello
Flatiron Institute & KITP
Stellar Rotation: Observational constraints and missing physics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 2:00pm All Participants Short contributions on weekly topics
3/02, 10:00am Thomas Rivinius
The observational aspects of massive-star rotation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/01, 11:00am Norbert Langer
Bonn Univ. & KITP
Dealing with rotation in 1D stellar codes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/01, 10:00am Georges Meynet
Univ. of Geneva & KITP
Dealing with rotation in 1D stellar codes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/28, 10:00am Rich Townsend
Univ. of Wisconsin & KITP
A Crash Course in Massive Star Oscillations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/27, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
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