KITP Program: Star Formation Through Cosmic Time (August 6 - December 7, 2007 )
Coordinators: Tom Abel, Alyssa Goodman, Chris McKee, Paolo&nbs p;Padoan

Time Speaker Title
8/07, 11:30 a.m. Philippe André
Herschel SPIRE/PACS Star Formation Key Projects[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/07, 12:30 p.m. Alex Lazarian
U. Wisconsin & KITP
Cascades in Supersonic Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/08, 11:30 a.m. Enrique Vázquez-Semadeni
UNAM, Inst. Astronomia & KITP
Formation and Lifetime of Molecular Cloud Cores[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/08, 12:00 p.m. Eve Ostriker
Univ. of Maryland & KITP
Formation of Giant Molecular Clouds[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 3:40 p.m. Reinhard Genzel
Max Planck
Star Formation at High Redshift[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 11:30 a.m. Naoki Yoshida
Nagoya Univ. & KITP
Introduction to Primordial Star Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 12:00 p.m. Ellen Zweibel
UW-Madison & KITP
FIR Emission from Clumpy Clouds[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/13-17 Conference: Star Formation, Then and Now
8/20, 12:15 p.m. Paolo Padoan
Overview of Star Formation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
8/20, 2:45 p.m. Rick Wagner
CADAC, discussion, proposals, immediate future....
8/20, 3:40 p.m. Discussion Big SF questions (see wiki page online)
8/21, 11:30 a.m. Christine Wilson
McMaster Univ.
Luminous Infrared Galaxies with the Submillimeter Array: Probing the Extremes of Star Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/21, 12:30 p.m. Steven Balbus
École Normale Supérieure & KITP
Stability of Turbulent States of Protoplanetary Disks[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/21, 2:00 p.m. Chris McKee
Discussion of the IMF[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/22, 10:00 a.m. Paolo Padoan
Discussion of Cosmic Rays
8/22, 11:30 a.m. Ralf Klessen
Univ. Heidelberg & KITP
The Importance of Thermodynamics on Fragmentation and Star Formation (30 min Tutorial + Talk)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/23, 3:40 p.m. Paola Caselli
Harvard-Smithsonian & KITP
Chemistry in Star Formation: What's it for?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/23, 4:30 p.m. Caroline Terquem
The Effect of Planet Formation on Disk Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/24, 11:30 a.m. Art Wolfe
Empirical tests of the Kennicutt-Schmidt Law for Star Formation at High Redshift[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/24, 12:00 p.m. Bruce Elmegreen
IBM Watson Research Ctr & KITP
Star Formation Then and Now: Major differences for large and small scale[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/27, 3:40 p.m. Chris Matzner
Univ. of Toronto & KITP
Dynamical Feedback in Star Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 11:30 a.m. Jonathan Tan
Univ of Florida & KITP
Giant Molecular Cloud Collisions: Implications for cloud formation, lifetimes, turbulence and global star formation rates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 11:30 a.m. Kazu Omukai
The Role of Dust in Metal-Poor Star Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 11:30 a.m. Alex Lazarian
UW-Madison & KITP
Magnetic Fields via Polarimetry: Advances and Challenges[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 12:10 p.m. Shu-ichiro Inutsuka
Kyoto Univ. & KITP
Dynamics of Multi-Phase Interstellar Medium[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 3:40 p.m. Fred Adams
Univ. of Michigan & KITP
8/30, 4:20 p.m. Åke Nordlund
Niels Bohr Institute & KITP
Discussion of Larson's Laws[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/04, 11:30 a.m. Fumitaka Nakamura
Niigata Univ. & KITP
The Dispersed Mode of Star Formation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/05, 11:30 a.m. Rychard Bouwens
Galaxy Build-up in the First 2 Billion Years of the Universe[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 3:40 p.m. Simon Glover
Astrophysical Inst. & KITP
Molecule Formation in the Turbulent ISM[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 11:30 a.m. Wolfram Schmidt
Univ. Würzburg & KITP
Properties of supersonic turbulence: Does the forcing make a difference?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/12, 11:30 a.m. Erik Rosolowsky
The Dialogue with Observation: New Tools and Data Sets to Study Molecular Cloud Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/13, 3:40 p.m. Patrick Hennebelle
Collapse of magnetized dense cores: Is there a fragmentation crisis?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/17, 3:40 p.m. Simon Glover
Astrophysical Inst. & KITP
Discussion: What don't we know about first and second generation star formation?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 11:30 a.m. Kai Noeske
Harvard-Smithsonian CfA
Star Formation in Field Galaxies Since z=1: A quiescent, mass-dependent history from the deepest surveys[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/19, 11:30 a.m. Ivo Labbé
Carnegie Obs.
The Star Formation Histories, Stellar Masses, and Sizes of Massive Galaxies at z > 2[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 3:40 p.m. Asantha Cooray
Searching for Signatures of Reionizing Sources in the Unresolved Infrared Background[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/21, 11:30 a.m. Patrick Hennebelle
Are the Molecular Clouds 2-phase Objects ?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/24, 3:40 p.m. Mika Juvela
Univ. of Helsinki & KITP
Galactic Cold Cloud Cores
9/26, 11:30 a.m. Shantanu Basu
Univ. of W. Ontario & KITP
The Effect of Magnetic Fields, Ambipolar Diffusion, and Turbulence on Fragmentation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 3:40 p.m. Benoît Commerçon
Protostellar Collapse : A Comparison Between SPH and AMR Calculations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 11:30 a.m. Nick Gnedin
Fermilab & KITP
Circumnuclear Disks: A Case for Star NON-formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/01, 12:15 p.m. Tom Abel
Formation of the First Stars in the Universe[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
10/01, 3:40 p.m. Wolfram Schmidt
Univ. Würzburg & KITP
Self-Gravity in AMR Simulations of Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/02, 3:00 p.m. Simon Glover
Astrophysical Inst. & KITP
H2 in the Galactic ISM
10/04, 3:40 p.m. Chuck Steidel
Gas Cooling, Star Formation, and Feedback in High Redshift Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/05, 11:30 a.m. Mark Krumholz
Princeton & KITP
Turbulence, Feedback, and Slow Star Formation[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/05, 11:30 a.m. Konstantinos Tassis
Univ. Chicago & KITP
Star formation law and the structure of the ISM[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/08, 3:40 p.m. Eric Feigelson
Penn State Univ.
X-ray Insights into the Formation of Young Stellar Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 11:30 a.m. Shantanu Basu
Univ. of W. Ontario & KITP
Self-regulated Gravitational Accretion in Protostellar Disks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 11:30 a.m. Mitch Begelman
Univ. Colorado
10/10, 3:40 p.m. Zhi-Yun Li
Univ. of Virginia
Magnetic Braking and Protostellar Disk Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/10, 3:40 p.m. Jason Tumlinson
Yale & KITP
IMF Signatures in Metal-poor Halo Stars and their Connection to Star Formation at High Z[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/11, 3:40 p.m. Crystal Martin
Spectroscopic Searches for High-Redshift Lyman Alpha Emission[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/12, 11:30 a.m. John Wise
Shaping the First Galaxies with the First Stars[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/12, 11:30 a.m. Romain Teyssier
Cosmic Star Formation Rate: The Role of Diffuse Gas Accretion[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/15, 3:40 p.m. Edward Churchwell
The Formation and Early Evolution of Massive Stars: An Observer's View[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/16, 11:30 a.m. Raul Jimenez
Univ. of Penn & KITP
Evidence for Short-lived SN Ia Progenitors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/17, 2:00 p.m. Anne-Katharina Jappsen
Univ. of Toronto & KITP
The Influence of Metallicity on Star Formation in Protogalaxies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 3:40 p.m. Margaret Hanson
Univ. of Cincinnati
NIR Methods for Discovering and Studying Young Massive Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/19, 11:30 a.m. Brian O'Shea
Simulations of Population III Star Formation: What's Next?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/19, 11:30 a.m. Edward Churchwell
Wind Driven vs Pressure Driven Bubbles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/22, 3:40 p.m. Debra Shepherd
Natl Radio Astro. Obs & KITP
An Examination of the Opening Angles of Ionized Outflows from Massive Young Stellar Objects[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/23, 11:30 a.m. Ralph Pudritz
McMaster Univ. & KITP
Critical Hydromagnetic Processes in Star Formation: Ambipolar Diffusion in 3D[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/23, 11:30 a.m. Elena Pian
Gamma-Ray Bursts and Massive Star Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/24, 3:40 p.m. Adam Frank
Outflow Driven Feedback on Meso and Macro-scales[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/24, 3:40 p.m. Telemachos Mouschovias
Top Thirteen Myths on the Role of Magnetic Fields in Star Formation: Part I[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 10:00 a.m. Dick Crutcher
Discussion of Magnetic Fields[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 12:00 p.m. Paolo Padoan
Dick Crutcher
Discussion of Magnetic Fields[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/26, 11:30 a.m. Colin Norman
Remarks on the PDF and IMF in Supersonic Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/26, 12:15 p.m. Telemachos Mouschovias
Top Thirteen Myths on the Role of Magnetic Fields in Star Formation: Part II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 11:30 a.m. David Hollenbach
Dispersal of Planet-Forming Disks around Low Mass Stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 11:30 a.m. Vasiliki Pavlidou
Univ. Chicago
Constraining the Cosmic Star Formation History with Diffuse Gamma-ray Observations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 3:40 p.m. Doug Johnstone
CNRC, Canada
Understanding How Star Formation Proceeds in the Perseus and Ophiuchus Molecular Clouds[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/02, 11:30 a.m. Edith Falgarone
Observed Signposts of Dissipation of Turbulence in Molecular Clouds[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

11/05-09 Mini-Workshop Surveys of Nearby Star Forming Regions
11/05, 3:40 p.m. Alyssa Goodman
Harvard, CfA & KITP
Part 1: What do we hope to discuss this week?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/05, 3:40 p.m. Neal Evans
Univ. of Texas
Part 2: Evolution and Star Formation Rates in Nearby Molecular Clouds Studied by the Spitzer c2d Project[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/06, 9:30 a.m. Alyssa Goodman
Harvard, CfA & KITP
COMPLETE Survey of Star-Forming Regions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/06, 11:00 a.m. Melissa Enoch
UC Berkeley
A Census of Starless Cores and Deeply Embedded Protostars w/ Spitzer and Bolocam: Perseus, Serpens, and Ophiuchus[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 10:00 a.m. Paul Goldsmith
Large-Scale Structure of the Molecular Gas in Taurus Revealed by High Spatial Dynamic Range Spectral Line Mapping[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 11:00 a.m. Scott Schnee
The Wonders of TMC-1C[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 11:30 a.m. Debbie Padgett
Taurus Spitzer Surveys: Taking the Bull by the Horns[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 12:00 p.m. Tom Megeath
Univ. Toledo
Mapping the Nearest High Mass Forming Clouds with Spitzer: Orion and Cep OB3[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 3:40 p.m. Francesco Palla
Obs. Astro. Arcetri
Ages and Age Spreads in Young Stellar Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 9:00 a.m. Rahul Shetty
Discussion: Taste-Testing: Brief Introduction to the Project. Demonstration of the Basecamp Software[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 9:30 a.m. Phil Myers
Why Do Core Mass Functions Resemble the IMF?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 11:15 a.m. Edith Falgarone
What to Extract from Cloud Molecular Line Surveys[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 11:40 a.m. Dick Crutcher
Magnetic Field Surveying[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 12:30 p.m. Jens Kauffmann
Software Demo: Astronomical Medicine Project[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/09, 11:30 a.m. Phil Myers
Wrap-up: What did we learn this week?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

11/13, 11:30 a.m. Nicolas Scoville
Self-limiting Star Formation and AGN Accretion in Starburst Regions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/14, 12:00 p.m. Katie Freese
(University of Michigan)
Douglas Spolyar
Discussion: Role of Dark Matter Annihilation on the Formation of the First Stars
11/15, 11:30 a.m. Thomas Henning
The Hot in the Cold: Searching for the Earliest Stages of Massive Star Formation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/15, 11:30 a.m. Pierre Hily-Blant
Density and Velocity Fields in Filaments: An Observational Study[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/15, 3:40 p.m. Lisa Kewley
Univ. Hawaii
The Star Formation and Metallicity History of Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/16, 11:30 a.m. Stella Offner
Kinematics of MC Cores in Driven and Decaying Turbulence: Comparison with Observations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/16, 11:30 a.m. Kaitlin Kratter
Univ. of Toronto & KITP
Massive, Accreting Protostellar Disks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/19, 3:40 p.m. Daisuke Kawata
Carnegie Obs. & KITP
Strangulation in Galaxy Groups[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/19, 3:40 p.m. Stanislav Boldyrev
University of Wisconsin-Madison & KITP
Recent Results on MHD Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/20, 11:30 a.m. Matthew Bate
University of Exeter & KITP
The Impact of Radiative Transfer on Star Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/20, 11:30 a.m. Sami Dib
The Unusual Stellar Mass Function of Starburst Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/21, 3:40 p.m. Hans Zinnecker
30 Doradus[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/21, 3:40 p.m. Ralph Pudritz
McMaster University & KITP
The Formation of Cores, Filaments, and Disks in Magnetized Molecular Clumps[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

11/05-09 Mini-Workshop Simulations
11/26, 10:00 a.m. Paolo Padoan
Alexei Kritsuk
Power Spectra and Structure Functions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/26, 12:00 p.m. Paolo Padoan
Alexei Kritsuk
Intro + Let's Agree on Structure Functions and Power Spectra[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/26, 3:30 p.m. Star Formation through Cosmic Time Coffee & Result Comparisons (including images of slices and projections of fields)
11/27, 10:00 a.m. Mark Krumholz
(Princeton & KITP)
Aake Nordlund
(Niels Bohr Institute & KITP)
Selfgravity & Sink Particles[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/27, 12:00 p.m. Aake Nordlund
(Niels Bohr Institute & KITP)
Mark Krumholz
(Princeton & KITP)
Self-gravity and Sink Particles, What to Do, and How[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/27, 3:30 p.m. Star Formation through Cosmic Time Coffee & Result Comparison (including images of slices and projections of fields)
11/28, 10:00 a.m. Daniel Price
(Univ. Exeter)
Axel Brandenburg
(Nordita & KITP)
MHD & Dynamos[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/28, 12:00 p.m. Daniel Price
(Univ. Exeter)
Axel Brandenburg
(Nordita & KITP)
MHD Effects, Especially Dynamo Action[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
11/28, 3:00 p.m. Star Formation through Cosmic Time Coffee & Result Comparison (including images of slices and projections of fields)

11/27, 2:00 p.m. Leo Blitz
UC Berkeley
Revisiting Two Old Issues: The Characteristic Mass of the IMF and the Formation of Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/29, 3:40 p.m. Henrik Beuther
Constraining Massive Star Formation with Interferometry Observations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/30, 11:30 a.m. Eric Blackman
Rochester & KITP
PART 1: Concerns about Disk Simulations of the Magnetorotational Instability. PART 2: A Minimalist Model of cloud fragmentation and Feedback[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/30, 11:30 a.m. Hubert Klahr
Max-Planck, Astronomy
Turbulence, Dust and Gravity - Gravoturbulent Fragmentation in Circumstellar Disks[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12/03, 3:40 p.m. Lee Hartmann
University of Michigan
Making Star Clusters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/04, 11:30 a.m. Yu Gao
The Star Formation Rate and Dense Molecular Gas: The FIR-HCN Correlation[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12/05, 11:30 a.m. Floris van der Tak
Submillimeter Observations of High-mass Star Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/06, 12:30 p.m. Aake Nordlund
Niels Bohr Institute & KITP
Understanding the Star Formation Rate[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/06, 3:40 p.m. Paul Clark
University of Heidelberg & KITP
The Competitive Accretion Debate[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12/06, 4:40 p.m. Ruben Krasnopolsky
University of Toronto & KITP
Protostellar Outflows Across Stellar Mass[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/07, 11:30 a.m. Tom Abel
(Stanford & KITP)
Paolo Padoan
Chris McKee
(UC Berkeley & KITP)
Workshop Summary[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

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