Place: INSCC 465
Time: Tue 10:00am-11:00am
Selected abstracts for 2012-08-21
[The topics are not limited to these, and you are welcome to bring up whatever you'd like to discuss.]
Presentation by Matthew Olmstead on the overview of the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey of SDSS-III, which is based on the following four papers.
The Multi-Object, Fiber-Fed Spectrographs for SDSS and the Baryon
Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey
Stephen Smee, James E. Gunn, Alan Uomoto,
Natalie Roe, David Schlegel, et al.
The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey of SDSS-III
Kyle S. Dawson, David J. Schlegel, Christopher P.
Ahn, Scott F. Anderson, Eric Aubourg, et al.
Spectral Classification and Redshift Measurement for the SDSS-III
Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey
Adam S. Bolton, David J. Schlegel, Eric
Aubourg, Stephen Bailey, Vaishali Bhardwaj, et al.
The Ninth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey: First
Spectroscopic Data from the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey
SDSS-III Collaboration: Christopher P. Ahn,
Rachael Alexandroff, Carlos Allende Prieto, Scott F.
Anderson, Timothy Anderton, et al.
Cosmological Simulations with Self-Interacting Dark Matter I: Constant
Density Cores and Substructure
Miguel Rocha, Annika H.G. Peter, James S.
Bullock, Manoj Kaplinghat, Shea Garrison-Kimmel,
Jose Onorbe, Leonidas A. Moustakas
Cosmological Simulations with Self-Interacting Dark Matter II: Halo
Shapes vs. Observations
Annika H. G. Peter, Miguel Rocha, James S.
Bullock, Manoj Kaplinghat
On the fraction of star formation occurring in bound stellar clusters
J. M. Diederik Kruijssen (MPA Garching)
The Atlas3D project - XX. Mass-size and Mass-sigma projections of the
Virial Plane of early-type galaxies: variation of morphology, kinematics,
mass-to-light ratio and stellar initial mass function
Michele Cappellari, Richard M. McDermid, Katherine
Alatalo, Leo Blitz, Maxime Bois, et al.
A Massive, Cooling-Flow-Induced Starburst in the Core of a Highly
Luminous Galaxy Cluster
M. McDonald, M. Bayliss, B. A. Benson, R. J.
Foley, J. Ruel, et al.
A Refined Measurement of the Mean Transmitted Flux in the Ly-alpha
Forest over 2 < z < 5 Using Composite Quasar Spectra
George D. Becker, Paul C. Hewett, Gábor
Worseck, J. Xavier Prochaska
Two 'b's in the Beehive: The Discovery of the First Hot Jupiters in an
S. N. Quinn, R. J. White, D. W. Latham
, L. A. Buchhave, J. R. Cantrell, et al.
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