September 7, 2006 | 1:00 PM | LASR 152 & LASR Lawns (Picnic) | Special seminar Auger North Wrap-Up Session & Picnic Angela Olinto, University of Chicago
Discussion summarizing the findings of the Auger North Team - Introduction by Stephan Meyer and discussion lead by Angela Olinto. A panel of Auger North participants will also speak. A picnic will follow (3:00-6:00pm) on the Lawns of LASR & Astronomy Buildings. Food and beverages will be provided.
September 19, 2006 | 12:00 PM | LASR Conference Room | Special seminar Galaxy Formation: Why the Devil Really is in the Detail Darren Croton, University of California, Berkeley
A review of our current progress toward understanding galaxy formation in a cosmological context using simulations of both baryons and dark matter. In particular, the focus will be on the recent surge of interest in AGN and the significant effect that they can have on massive galaxy evolution.