KITP Program: Physics of Galactic Nuclei (May 22 - July 28, 2006)
Coordinators: Martin Haehnelt, Scott Hughes, David Merritt, Roeland Van der Marel

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Time Speaker Title
5/25, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Rachel Somerville
Max Planck Inst for Astronomy
On the Co-evolution of Galaxies and Their Black Holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/01, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Jean-Pierre Lasota
(I.A.P. & KITP)
Dr. Marta Volonteri
(Univ. of Cambridge & KITP)
The Spintronics of Black Holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/08, 1:00 p.m. Dr. Milos Milosavljevic
(Caltech & KITP)
Dr. Stefanie Komossa
(Max Planck & KITP)
Tidal Disruption of Stars by Supermassive Black Holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/13, 2:00 p.m. Prof. Pablo Laguna
Penn State Univ. & KITP
Binary Black Hole Simulations: Are We There Yet?[Slides][Podcast][Aud]
6/15, 1:00 p.m. Dr. Andres Escala
(Univ. of Chile & KITP)
Dr. Priya Natarajan
(Yale & KITP)
Binary Black Holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/22, 1:00 p.m. Ms. Samaya Nissanke
Dr. Steve Drasco
Gravitational Waveforms for Comparable and Extreme Mass Ratios[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/27, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Steinn Sigurdsson
Penn State University
40 Signs of Supermassive Black Hole Binaries[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Jong-Hak Woo
Cosmic Evolution of Black Holes and Spheroids: Testing Scaling Relations at z=0.4[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 12:45 p.m. Mr. Alberto Sesana
Università dell'Insubria & KITP
Ejection of Hypervelocity Stars from Massive Black Hole Binaries[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/06, 12:00 p.m. Prof. Yiping Wang
Purple Mountain Observatory, NAO, China & KITP
Cosmic Star Formation History Associated with QSO Activities[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/06, 12:45 p.m. Prof. Jordi Miralda-Escudé, University of Barcelona & KITP Stellar Captures in Quasar Accretion Disks and the Black Hole Mass-Velocity Dispersion Relation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/13, 1:00 p.m. Prof. Guinevere Kauffmann
(Max Planck Institute & KITP)
Prof. Timothy Heckman
(Johns Hopkins University & KITP)
Ongoing Growth of Bulges and Black Holes in Nearby Galaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/18, 2:00 p.m. Prof. Gregory Shields
University of Texas
Evolution of the Black Hole - Bulge Relationship in QSOs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/20, 1:00 p.m. Dr. Jocelyn Holley-Bockelmann
Penn State & KITP
Implications of Stellar Interactions with Supermassive Black Holes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/20, 1:00 p.m. Prof. Rainer Spurzem
Univ. Heidelberg & KITP
Approximate Dense Star Cluster Modelling[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 2:00 p.m. Prof. Tal Alexander
Weizmann Institute & KITP
The Dynamics of Close Interactions between Stars and a Massive Black Hole[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Marc Freitag
Institute of Astronomy & KITP
The Importance of Mass Segregation in Galactic Nuclei[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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