ISIMA 2014: Gravitational Dynamics
CITA Toronto, June 30th - August 8th, 2014
Student talks will be during week 6.
In addition to our daily seminars, ISIMA participants may be interested in attending the regular CITA events:
- Tuesdays at 1PM: Planets and planetary systems discussion meeting, 15th floor conference room.
- Wednesdays at 1PM: Cosmology discussion meetings, 15th floor conference room.
- Thursdays at 11AM: Astro Fluids discussion meetings, Room 1318A.
- Thursdays at 4PM: Physics Colloquium: MP 102
- Fridays at 11AM: Solar System discussion meetings, Room 1318A
- Fridays at 12PM: GR Meetings/Star formation/Exoplanets: Room 1318A
- Fridays at 2PM: Astronomy Colloquium: Cody Hall, AB 107
- Fridays at 4PM: CITA Deserts!
The weekly seminar schedule for CITA events can be found on this web-page. Make sure to select "All events".
Weeks 2-5 (July 7th - August 1st)
This is an evolving schedule: please keep on checking for the most recent update.Week 2 (July 7th - July 11th)
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A Fred Adams: Effects of Clusters on Planetary Systems and Possible Constraints on the Solar Birth Aggregate.
- 2:00 - 3:00, CITA 1318A Student project presentations
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A Jerry Sellwood: The GALAXY package for collisionless simulations
- See arXiv:1406.6606 for a detailed description of the GALAXY package, and links to download it.
- 12:00 - 1:00, CITA 1318A Scott Tremaine, blackboard talk. Binary black holes and the final parsec problem
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A Anna-Lisa Varri: The role of angular momentum in the dynamical evolution of star clusters
- 11:00 - 12:00, CITA 1318A Jerry Sellwood: Spiral Structure in Galaxies (Astro Fluids Discussion)
- 2:00 - 3:00, CITA 1318A Hanno Rein: N-body integrators (discussion)
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A Shangfei Liu: Planetary crash: New insight into why hot Jupiters are so diverse.
Week 3 (July 14th - July 18th)
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Sukanya Chakrabarti: A New Probe of the Distribution of Dark Matter in Galaxies.
- 3:00 - 4:00: CITA Seminar
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Matthias Gritschneder: Gravitational collapse now and back then - Simulations ranging from collapsing molecular cloud cores to dwarf galaxies at high redshift.
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Roberto Capuzzo-Dolcetta: Compact Massive Objects in galaxies
- 11:00 - 12:00, CITA 1318A: Anna-Lisa Varri: Dynamical instability in rotating stellar systems (Astro Fluids Discussion)
- 2:00 - 3:00, CITA 1318A: Florent Renaud: Analytical star formation.
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Mark Gieles: Multiple populations in globular clusters: distinct kinematic imprints of different pollution scenarios
Week 4 (July 21st - July 25th)
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Hagai Perets: Collisional and triple dynamics in the field.
- 2:00 - 3:00, CITA 1318A: Min-Kai Lin: From the complex plane to planet formation
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Alice Quillen: The search for eclipsing disks
- 12:00 - 1:00, CITA 1318A: Jeremy Leconte (blackboard talk). Tutorial on tidal interactions.
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: James Owen: Evolution of Kepler planets
- 11:00 - 12:00, CITA 1318A: Fred Adams: Collisions of Rocky Planets with Hot Jupiters (Astro Fluids discussion)
- 2:00 - 3:00, CITA 1318A: Kirsten Menou: Exotic climates on Exoplanets
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Fabio Antonini: Slow mass segregation at the Galactic center
Week 5 (July 28th - August 1st)
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Elena d'Onghia: Quasi-resonant theory of tidal interactions and applications
- 12:00 - 1:00, CITA 1318A: Margaret Pan: Basic planetesimal formation: revisiting the meter size barrier (blackboard talk).
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Amr El-Zant: Errors, Chaos and Dynamical Equilibria
- 11:00 - 12:00, CITA 1318A: Pascale Garaud: Mixing in Stars (astro fluids)
- 2:00 - 3:00, CITA 1318A: Norm Murray: Star Formation in Turbulent Gravitating Fluids
- 10:00 - 11:00, CITA 1318A: Subhanjoy Mohanty: Gas Accretion across a Transition Disk Cavity: New Observations of LkCa 15
Week 6 (August 4th - August 8th)
- Monday: NO SEMINAR, CAMPUS CLOSED.
- Tuesday: NO SEMINAR
- 10:00 - 10:30: Adrian Hamers: Secular evolution of hierarchical quadruple systems
- 10:30 - 11:00: Harry Braviner: Limits on rigid precession of planetary systems
- 11:00 - 11:30: Gongjie Li: Cross-sections for solar-system disruption
- 2:00 - 2:30: Ben Bar Or: Elliptical Hills problem and its application to escape from star clusters
- 2:30 - 3:00: Maxwell Tsai: Evolution fo star cluster on eccentric orbits in galactic tidal field
- 3:00 - 3:30: Stephen Pardy: Modeling the tidal tails of NGC 5466
- 10:00 - 10:30: Kate Daniel: Models of star clusters that include potential escapers
- 10:30 - 11:00: Jean Teyssandier: Torque on an exoplanet from an anisotropic evaporating wind
- 11:00 - 11:30: Fillipo Contenta: Kinematic signature of the tidal field in globular clusters
- 2:00 - 2:30: Paolo Bianchini: Star clusters in galactic cores
- 2:30 - 3:00: Anna Sippel: Evolving a 106 solar mass star along the Hayashi track
- 3:00 - 3:30: Rosie Shanahan: Evolution of the stellar mass function in clusters
- 10:00 - 10:30: Nan Wang: Collisional dynamics in planet formation
- 10:30 - 11:00: Xiaochen Zheng: The in-situ origin of irregular moons
- 11:00 - 11:30: Bryce Bolin: Gravitational instabilities in planetesimal disks
- 11:30: Closing words
- 12:00: PARTY! (venue to be decided)