The Knowledge Exchange Series

Time: Every Second Week, Monday 10:45 - Next talk: 13th May 2019

Location: ESO Library

Forthcoming lectures: Schedule

Past lectures:

Lecture 1: Markus Wittkowski - Ethics in Astronomy Slides

Lecture 2: Eric Emsellem - Galaxy Dynamics: (a few) basic principles + tips Abstract

Lecture 3: Robert Laing - Principles of radio and mm-wave interferometry Abstract

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Lecture 4: Hans Ulrich Kaufl - Astronomical Instrumentation: what you always wanted to know, but never dared to ask Abstract

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Lecture 5: Mario van den Ancker - Interstellar Dust Abstract

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Lecture 6: Francesca Primas - Stellar abundances as probes of stellar nucleosynthesis and chemical evolution Abstract

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Lecture 7: Tony Mroczkowski - The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effects and their application to galaxy cluster studies Abstract

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Lecture 8: Martino Romaniello - Gauging the Universe with Cepheid stars: from galactic structure to cosmic expansion Abstract

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Lecture 9: Liz Humphreys - Astrophysical masers Abstract

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Lecture 10: Paola Andreani - Introduction to cosmology and the meaning of time Abstract

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Lecture 11: Palle Møller - Introduction to galaxies scaling relation and their evolution with redshift Abstract

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Lecture 12: Leonardo Testi - Protoplanetary Disks Abstract

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Lecture 13: Leonardo Testi - Protoplanetary Disks - Part II Abstract

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Lecture 14: Torsten Ensslin - Information field theory: turning data into images Abstract

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Lecture 15: Jason Spyromilio - Emission line physics Abstract

Lecture 16: Valentin Ivanov - Learning the (other) worlds Abstract

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Lecture 17: Vincenzo Mainieri - The AGN puzzle Abstract

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Lecture 18: Alvio Renzini - A few points on Stellar Initial Mass Function Abstract

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Lecture 19: Patricia Schady - Gamma Ray Bursts and their Host Galaxies Abstract

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Lecture 20: Celine Peroux - The Baryon Cycle Abstract

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Lecture 21: Fabrizio Arrigoni Battaia - The Hydrogen Lyman-alpha line in emission Abstract

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Lecture 22: Jacek Krelowski - Extinction curves Abstract

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Lecture 23: Adriano Agnello - Introduction to Gravitational Lensing Abstract

Lecture 24: Torsten Ensslin and Philipp Arras - Numerical Information Field Theory (Part II) Abstract

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Lecture 25: Paolo Padovani - The birth of (non-stellar) neutrino Astronomy Abstract

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Lecture 26: Jason Spyromilio - Emission lines: Episode 2 (the attack of the electrons) Abstract

Lecture 27: Paola Andreani - Is time needed in physics to describe a change? What is the current idea about our notion of time? Abstract

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Lecture 28: Valentin Ivanov - Learning the (other) worlds (Pt. II) Abstract

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Lecture 29: Mahdi Zamani - Astrophotos: from papers to public's eyes Abstract

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Lecture 30: Bruno Leibundgut - Cosmology with Supernovae Abstract

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Lecture 31: Guillaume Drouart - The history of radio galaxies Abstract

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Lecture 32: Megan Ansdell - Things that do "dip" in the night: from disintegrating planets to alien megastructures Abstract

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Lecture 33: Mathias André - The shell, multiplexing, version control and other command line goodness Abstract

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Lecture 34: Sylvain Oberti - Adaptive Optics for Astronomy Slides

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Lecture 35: Dylan Nelson - Cosmological hydrodynamical simulations: what they are and how to use them Abstract

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Lecture 36: Eiichiro Komatsu - HORIZON: Beyond the Edge of the Visible Universe Abstract

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Lecture 37: Federico Lelli - The Tully-Fisher Relation Abstract

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Lecture 38: Richard Anderson - Gaia's impact and potential for pulsating stars and the distance scale Abstract

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Lecture 39: Christopher Harrison - AGN Feedback Abstract

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Lecture 40: Marco Limongi - Explosive Nucleosynthesis in Core Collapse Supernova Abstract

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Lecture 41: Dylan Nelson - Hands-on tutorial with IllustrisTNG public data Abstract

Lecture 42: Mahdi Zamani - Astrophotos: Improve your paper visually Abstract

Lecture 43: Derek Ives - Introduction to optical and infrared detector systems for ground-based astronomy Abstract

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