Seminars and Colloquia


Seminars and Colloquia - 2017

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
20 31/7/2017  4:00 PM Colloquium K. P. Singh (TIFR-Mumbai) X-ray Spectroscopy in Astronomy
19 28/7/2017  4:00 PM Colloquium Manjari Bagchi (Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai) TBD
18 22/7/2017  4:00 PM Colloquium Uma Ramakrishnan (National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru) TBD
17 24/7/2017  4:00 PM Colloquium Samir Choudhuri (NCRA-TIFR) Visibiity-based power spectrum estimation for low-frequency radio interferometric observations.
16 17/4/2017 4:00 PM Seminar Sravani Vaddi (NCRA-TIFR) Ghost ionization in the cooling flow filaments of galaxy clusters
15 10/4/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium L. Sriramkumar (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai) Can inflation be falsified?
14 31/3/2017 4:00 PM Seminar Anupreeta More (Kavli IPMU, Japan) Probing the dark side of the Universe with strong gravitational lensing
13 27/3/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium Prajval Shastri (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru) Searching for signatures of black hole growth feedback in radio-loud active galactic nuclei at z~0.
12 24/3/2017 4:00 PM Seminar Biplab Bijay (University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohanpur) Study of High-energy Cosmic Rays and their detection as Radio Transients.
11 20/3/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium Devendra Ojha (TIFR-Mumbai) Observational aspects of triggered star formation in the Milky Way.
10 17/3/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium Indranil Chattopadhyay (Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital) Numerical Simulation of Relativistic Astrophysical fluid
9 3/3/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium Tony Readhead (CalTech, USA) Achromatic Variability in Active Galaxies: A Powerful New Gravitational Lensing Probe?
8 27/2/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium Jayant Murthy (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru) The diffuse UV radiation field
7 27/2/2017 11:00 AM Seminar Jayant Murthy (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru) Modest astronomy with modest resources: A new wave?
6 24/2/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium Vidita Vaidya (TIFR-Mumbai) Life experience and the programming of emotional behaviour
5 20/2/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium Romesh Kaul (Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai) High Energy Physics: A Reductionist Perspective of the Constituents of Matter
4 13/2/2017 4:00 PM Seminar Vikram Khaire (NCRA-TIFR) Tracing missing baryons with neon and the quasar spectral energy distribution with helium.
3 10/2/2017 11:00 AM Colloquium Nick Rees (Square Kilometre Array Organization, UK) SKA: Current status and plans for software and computing.
2 3/2/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium Luis Ho (Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, China) Insights on Accretion Flows and Jet Formation from nearby Active Galactic Nuclei
1 9/1/2017 4:00 PM Colloquium H. M. Antia (TIFR-Mumbai) Probing the Solar Interior


Seminars and Colloquia - 2016

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
41 26/12/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Asif Ahangar (Kashmir University) Little evidence for entropy and energy excess beyond r_200 - an end to ICM pre-heating?
40 23/12/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Nimisha Kumari (University of Cambridge, UK) Spatially-resolved studies of nearby spiral and dwarf galaxies
39 16/12/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Amit Seta (Newcastle University, UK) Signatures of magnetic field intermittency in synchrotron emission
38 13/12/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Kunal Mooley (University of Oxford, UK) The VLA Sky Survey (VLASS)
37 28/11/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Sravani Vaddi (NCRA-TIFR) Feedback in the local Universe: The relation between AGN activity and star formation in typical early-type galaxies.
36 21/11/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Kshitij Thorat (Rhodes University, South Africa) Morphological classification of extended radio sources using machine learning techniques
35 18/11/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Biman Nath (Raman Research Institute, Bengaluru) Fermi Bubbles: The biggest shock in the sky
34 15/11/2016 4:30 PM Seminar Sambit Roychowdhury (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, UK) The nature of GRB hosts from their HI 21cm emission.
33 25/10/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Bindu Rani (NASA-GSFC, USA) Exploring the magnetic field configuration close to supermassive black holes using the global mm-VLBI array
32 10/10/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Vikram Khaire (NCRA-TIFR) What maintains the ionization state of the intergalactic medium? QSOs, galaxies or dark matter decay ?
31 3/10/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Prakash Arumugasamy (NCRA-TIFR) Exploring pulsars in the X-rays.
30 19/9/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Bala Iyer (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru) Triple golds at the centenary of general relativity
29 13/9/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Piyali Chatterjee (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru) Computational Space weather in India: Data-Model synergies
28 02/9/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Cintia Peri (Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomia, Argentina) Massive young stellar objects and stellar bow shocks
27 30/8/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Sowgat Muzahid (Pennsylvania State University, USA) Absorption Line Spectroscopy with the Hubble Space Telescope
26 22/8/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Basudeb Dasgupta (TIFR-Mumbai) Blowing Up Stars with Neutrino Blasters
25 19/8/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Rahul Basu (University of Zielona Gora, Poland) The Phenomenon of Drifting Subpulses in the Pulsar Population
24 17/8/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Christene Lynch (University of Sydney, Australia) Revealing ultracool dwarf magnetic activity through multi-frequency radio observations
23 16/8/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Marc Verheijen (Kapteyn Institute, The Netherlands) APERTIF: the Phased-Array Feed for the Westerbork radio telescope: Status - Science - Surveys
22 25/7/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Joe Philip Ninan (TIFR, Mumbai) Understanding the episodic accretion mechanisms in young stellar objects and Near Infrared Instrumentation
21 22/7/2016 11:00 AM Colloquium Seshadri Nadathur (Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, Portsmouth, UK) Cosmology with rare superstructures: theory, simulation and BOSS data
20 20/6/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Chandreyee Maitra (CEA Saclay, France) Constraining the geometry of PSR J0855-4644: A nearby pulsar wind nebula with double torus/jet morphology
19 06/6/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Abhijeet Borkar (University of Cologne, Germany) Breakfast of the Devil: Monitoring the Flaring activity of Sagittarius A* at 3 mm
18 03/6/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Jaswant Yadav (Miranda House, Delhi University) FRB 110523 : Blasts of Radio Waves from Deep Space
17 23/5/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Somnath Bharadwaj (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur) Probing the Universe with the HI 21-cm line
16 25/4/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Bhaswati Bhattacharyya (University of Manchester, UK) Probing neutron star laboratory with astrophysical clocks and bursts
15 11/4/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Arun Mangalam (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Tidal Disruptions of Stars around Black Holes
14 08/4/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Preeti Kharb (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Radio Outflows in "Radio-Quiet" AGN: A Multi-Scale Study
13 22/3/2016 11:00 AM Seminar Aditya Chowdhury (NCRA) Radio Frequency Interference mitigation for pulsar data and the release of the GMRT Pulsar Tool
12 21/3/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium T. P. Singh (TIFR, Mumbai) Is quantum theory exact, or approximate?
11 18/3/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Yashwant Gupta (NCRA) An MSP Potpourri
10 14/3/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Peter Kamphuis (NCRA) Modelling for Large Neutral Hydrogen Surveys
9 11/3/2016 11:00 AM Seminar Sumana Nandi (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm New insight on double-double radio galaxies
8 07/3/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Girish Kulkarni (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK) Small-scale Structure of the Intergalactic Medium
7 26/2/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Poonam Chandra (NCRA) Environments of massive stars and their explosions
6 22/2/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Marek Jamrozy (Jagiellonian University, Poland) Peculiar Radio Galaxies in Clusters of Galaxies
5 16/2/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Surhud More (Kavli IPMU, Japan) Detection of Assembly bias and the splashback radius on cluster scales
4 15/2/2016 4:00 PM Seminar Anupreeta More (Kavli IPMU, Japan) Mass distribution and concentration-mass relation in galaxy groups
3 05/2/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Ramit Bhattacharyya (Udaipur Solar Observatory, PRL, Udaipur) A Tale of Two Scales: The Solar Corona
2 01/2/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Rishi Khatri (TIFR, Mumbai) New constraints on CMB spectral distortions using Planck data
1 08/1/2016 4:00 PM Colloquium Aritra Basu (Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany) Magnetic fields: Near and far


Seminars and Colloquia - 2015

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
33 22/12/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Vithal Tilvi (Arizona State University, USA) Probing the Epoch of Reionization
32 21/12/2015 4:00 PM Seminar Anshu Gupta (Australian National University, Australia) Do galaxy clusters form via an inside-out model ?
31 18/12/2015 4:00 PM Seminar Kunal Mooley (Caltech, USA) The 2015 Outburst of the Black Hole X-ray Binary, V404 Cyg
30 7/12/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Prateek Sharma (Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru) Overlapping supernovae, the ISM, and galactic outflows
29 23/11/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Nick Kaiser (Institute for Astronomy, Hawaii, USA) Gravitational Redshifts in Clusters of Galaxies
28 16/11/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Sunder Sahayanathan (Bhabha Atomic Reseach Centre, Mumbai) Blazars: The Unsolved Riddles
27 3/11/2015 4:00 PM Seminar Manasvita Joshi (Boston University, USA) Multiwavelength Spectral Studies Of Blazars With MUZORF
26 30/10/2015 11:00 AM Seminar Sambit Roychowdhury (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Germany) Relating gas and star formation in the HI dominated regime
25 26/10/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Chanda Jog (Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru) Dynamical effect of dark matter halo on galactic disk instabilities
24 9/10/2015 11:00 AM Colloquium Rajaram Nityananda (Azim Premji University, Bengaluru) Irreversibility, Ignorance, and Inference: The many faces of Information
23 22/9/2015 4:00 PM Seminar Tejaswi Nerella (Caltech, USA) The redshifted 21-cm line as a cosmological probe of magnetic fields and gravitational waves
22 21/9/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Subinoy Das (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru) Possible astrophysical signatures of dark matter particle physics
21 24/8/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Arnab Rai Choudhuri (Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru) Starspots, Stellar Cycles and Stellar Flares: Lessons from Solar Dynamo Models
20 14/7/2015 4:00 PM Seminar Shweta Srivastava (Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad) A multi-wavelength view of nearby Wolf-Rayet galaxies
19 7/7/2015 4:00 PM Seminar Archana Soam (Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital) Magnetic fields in triggered and spontaneous star forming regions
18 29/6/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium A. N. Ramaprakash (IUCAA) The Thirty Metre Telescope project - status and Indian role
17 15/6/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Kate Clark (NVIDIA) Exascale Radio Astronomy
16 8/6/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Prasun Dutta (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal) Characterising turbulence in the interstellar medium of galaxies
15 5/6/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Tarun Souradeep (IUCAA) Planck's Cosmos
14 1/6/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Thushara Pillai (Max-Planck Institute fur Radioastronomie, Germany) Infrared Dark Clouds and High-Mass Star Formation
13 25/5/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Jens Kauffmann (Max-Planck-Institute fur Radioastronomie, Germany) Exploring Distant Star Formation with ALMA
12 27/4/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Dave Green (University of Cambridge, UK) An updated Galactic supernova remnant catalogue -- 30 years old!
11 24/4/2015 4:00 PM Seminar Nadeem Oozeer (SKA South Africa, Cape Town) KAT 7 and MeerKAT, the SKA prescursors - a status update
10 20/4/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Manoj Puravankara (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai) Infrared spectroscopy of protostars with Herschel & Spitzer: Probing the earliest stages of stellar birth
9 30/3/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Bhaswati Mookerjea (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai) Studies in Astrochemistry with the Herschel Space Observatory
8 27/3/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Tirthankar Roy Choudhury (NCRA-TIFR) Lyman-alpha emitters gone missing: Inhomogeneously reionized intergalactic medium is prime suspect!
7 23/3/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Luca Baiotti (Osaka University, Japan) General-relativistic simulations of binary neutron star mergers
6 9/3/2015 4:00 PM Seminar Jessy Jose (Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Beijing) Evolution of embedded clusters under triggered environments
5 2/3/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Amol Dighe (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai) Exploring the universe with neutrinos
4 13/2/2015 11:00 AM Colloquium Wojciech Lewandowski (University of Zielona Gora, Poland) Thermal absorption in pulsar and magnetar radio spectra
3 9/2/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Sukanta Bose (IUCAA) Time-domain Astronomy with Gravitational Waves
2 12/1/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Surhud More (Kavli IPMU, Japan) Halo mass definitions and the evolution of the stellar mass halo mass relation
1 5/1/2015 4:00 PM Colloquium Anupreeta More (Kavli IPMU, Japan) Space Warps: crowd sourcing the discovery of gravitational lenses


Seminars and Colloquia - 2014

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
37 16/12/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Kunal Mooley (Caltech, USA) Slow Transient Surveys with the VLA
36 15/12/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium G. C. Anupama (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Stellar Explosions
35 8/12/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Dipankar Bhattacharya (IUCAA) Cyclotron Resonance in Astrophysics
34 24/11/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Biswajit Paul (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Birth pangs of X-ray polarimetry
33 17/11/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium A. R. Rao (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai) Gamma-ray Bursts: A new look at an old problem
32 13/11/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Archana Pai (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram) Constraining the binary inclination angle using Multi-Detector GW observations
31 11/11/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Bindu Rani (Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie, Germany) Where and how are gamma-rays produced in AGN jets?
30 20/10/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Kandaswamy Subramanian (IUCAA) The origin of Cosmic Magnetism
29 13/10/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Preeti Kharb (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Radio Outflows in Seyfert Galaxies
28 29/9/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Ashok Singal (Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad) Large relative motion observed between three cosmic reference frames: Is the cosmological principle in jeopardy?
27 19/8/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Nayantara Gupta (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Electrons, Positrons and Fermi Bubbles
26 12/8/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Wasim Raja (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Polarized Emission from Cassiopeia A at low radio frequencies: implications for a PWN in the making
25 21/7/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Dhrubaditya Mitra (NORDITA, Sweden) Can we make sunspots from dynamo simulations ?
24 16/6/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium R. T. Gangadhara (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Influence of Perturbations on Pulsar Radio Emission
23 9/6/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Harvinder Jassal (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali) Ripples in Dark Energy
22 6/6/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Aritra Basu (NCRA-TIFR) Radio-Far Infrared Correlation of Normal Galaxies with 0
21 2/6/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Shravan Hanasoge (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai) Imaging Convection and Magnetism in the Solar Interior
20 12/5/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Veeresh Singh (Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Paris) Characterization of faint ultra steep spectrum radio sources: High-z radio galaxies Versus obscured AGN population
19 5/5/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Aditya Rotti (IUCAA) Is the (PLANCK sky) universe isotropic ?
18 28/4/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Pratik Majumdar (Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata) The Universe Viewed in Very High Energy Gamma Rays : Present Status and Future Directions
17 21/4/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (Harishchandra Research Institute, Allahabad) A discovery studded with ignorance: Some hopes and fears with elementary particles
16 15/4/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Sivarani Thirupathi (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Stellar Relics from the early Galaxy
15 8/4/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Sushan Konar (NCRA-TIFR) White dwarfs in external magnetic fields : A science fiction?
14 7/4/2014 4:00 PM Seminar C. H. Ishwara-Chandra (NCRA-TIFR) Deep Radio Surveys at 325 MHz
13 1/4/2014 11:30AM Colloquium Pankaj Kumar (Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, South Korea) Multiwavelength investigations of solar eruptions and associated physical processes
12 14/3/2014 11:00AM Seminar Arunima Banerjee (NCRA-TIFR) A tete-a-tete between the Disk and the Dark matter Halo: Cue to the formation of bulgeless galaxies?
11 24/2/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium T. Padmanabhan (IUCAA) Understanding Gravity
10 21/2/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Alain Omont (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France) Herschel strongly lensed submillimeter galaxies: H2O, a new diagnosis of their dense cores
9 17/2/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Paula Benaglia (Argentine Institute for Radioastronomy, Argentina) New results on RCW 49 and Westerlund 2
8 11/2/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Ruta Kale (University of Bologna, Italy) The new radio relic in a Planck discovered cluster
7 10/2/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium P. Ajith (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bangalore) The gravitational-wave window onto the Universe
6 27/1/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Jagadheep Pandian (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum) High-mass star formation in its early phases
5 20/1/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Chris Riseley (University of Southampton, UK) Early Science with the Karoo Array Telescope
4 10/1/2014 11:00AM Colloquium Aseem Paranjape (ETH, Zurich) Analytical Approximations in the Era of Precision Cosmology
3 07/1/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Monique Pick (LESIA, Observatoire de Paris, France) Contribution of solar radio observations to our understanding of CMEs and transient events
2 06/1/2014 4:00 PM Colloquium Jocelyn Bell Burnell (University of Oxford, UK) Reflections on the discovery of pulsars
1 03/1/2014 4:00 PM Seminar Sandesh Kulkarni (Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik, Germany) How does the group environment hamper star-formation in star-forming galaxies?


Seminars and Colloquia - 2013

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
34 02/12/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Gulab Dewangan (IUCAA) Relativistically blurred X-ray reflection and Complex absorption in AGN
33 25/11/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Kanan Datta (NCRA-TIFR) Cosmic Reionization at Large Scales: Light Cone Effect on the HI 21-cm Power Spectrum
32 19/11/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Biman Nath (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Outflows from galaxies: shocks and surprises
31 11/11/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Tim Cornwell (Square Kilometre Array, UK) Square Kilometre Array: the Start of Pre-construction
30 28/10/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Kshitij Thorat (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) A Radio-Optical Study of the Cosmic Population of Extended Radio Sources
29 15/10/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Kanhaiya Lal Pandey (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Cosmic shear and Ly-alpha opacity as a probe of primordial magnetic fields
28 30/09/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Yogesh Maan (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Fermi LAT-discovered Pulsars: Deep Searches for Radio Counterparts at Decameter Wavelengths
27 23/09/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium K. S. Dwarakanath (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Diffuse Radio Emission in Galaxy Clusters
26 17/09/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Prasad Subramanian (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research,Pune) Living with our star
25 16/08/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Paul J. Wiita (The College of New Jersey,USA) Using Kepler to Investigate AGN Variability
24 29/07/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Aditi Sen De (Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad) Recent Trends in Quantum Information
23 15/07/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Chiranjib Konar (ASIAA, Taiwan) Towards a complete picture of radio galaxy physics: theory vs. observations
22 17/06/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Bhaswati Bhattacharyya (NCRA-TIFR) Search and timing of Fermi MSPs with the GMRT
21 20/05/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Kanan Datta (NCRA-TIFR) Prospects of detecting a quasar in the reionization 21 cm signal
20 15/05/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Kailash Sahu (Space Telescope Science Institute, USA) Detecting Isolated, Stellar-Mass Black Holes through Astrometric Microlensing using HST
19 03/05/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Sanjit Mitra (IUCAA) Extracting Science from the Planck Mission
18 22/04/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Sudip Bhattacharyya (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai) Probing extreme environments with low magnetic field neutron stars
17 08/04/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Mousumi Das (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Peering into the dark : low luminosity galaxies in our nearby universe
16 02/04/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Govind Swarup (NCRA-TIFR) Proposed Exploration of the Moon from observations of its thermal radio emission using the GMRT
15 02/04/2013 11:00 AM Colloquium C. R. Subrahmanya (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) The Ooty Radio Telescope as a 264-Element Synthesis Telescope
14 25/03/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Sunil Mukhi (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune) Recent Advances in String Theory
13 19/03/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Abhirup Datta (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA) Exploring the Dark Ages and the Epoch of Reionization with the HI 21 cm signal
12 18/03/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Swara Ravindranath (IUCAA) Clumpy Structures and Violent Disk Instability at the Early Phase of Galaxy Formation
11 18/02/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Ariyeh Maller (City University of New York, USA) The Milky Way's Warm Halo Clouds
10 11/02/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Rajaram Nityananda (NCRA-TIFR) Optics at radio wavelengths
9 08/02/2013 11:00 AM Seminar Veeresh Singh (Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, France) Radio and mid-IR properties of dusty galaxies detected by Herschel/SPIRE
8 04/02/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Shriharsh Tendulkar (Caltech, USA) Magnetars: Kinematics, ages and birth places
7 28/01/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Atish Kamble (Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, USA) Radio Blasts from Gravitational Wave Sources
6 24/01/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Ramesh Bhat (Curtin University, Australia) Uncovering the transient radio Universe: from single-dish to multi-element instruments
5 21/01/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Richard Shaw (Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Canada) 21cm Cosmology with Radio Interferometers
4 14/01/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Ruta Kale (University of Bologna, Italy) Diffuse radio emission in galaxy clusters: Detections, upper limits and more
3 09/01/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Richard Wielebinski (Max-Plank-Institut fur Radioastronomie, Germany) Cosmic Magnetic Fields
2 04/01/2013 4:00 PM Colloquium Poonam Chandra (NCRA-TIFR) Strongly Interacting Supernovae
1 01/01/2013 4:00 PM Seminar Susmita Chakravorty (Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, USA) Thermodynamic stability for AGN and XRB winds


Seminars and Colloquia - 2012

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
35 21/12/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Nirupam Roy (National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA) Nova T Pyxidis: Results and Surprises
34 14/12/2012 2:30 PM Colloquium Surhud More (Kavli IPMU, Japan) The structure of Milky Way dwarf spheroidals
33 14/12/2012 11:00 AM Colloquium Yogesh Karandikar (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) A/Tsys: Theoretical Aspects and Practical Trade-offs
32 10/12/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Sourav Mitra (Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad) Reionization constraints using principal component analysis
31 04/12/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Kanak Saha (Max-Planck-Institut fur Extraterrestrische Physik, Germany) Secular evolution: Spinning classical bulges and dark matter halos
30 26/11/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Yogesh Wadadekar (NCRA-TIFR) Insights into Galaxy Evolution from Quantitative Morphology
29 05/11/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Annapurni Subramaniam (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Understanding our neighbours - The Magellanic Clouds
28 05/10/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Changbom Park (Korea Institute for Advanced Study, South Korea) The Challenge of the Largest Structures in the Universe to Cosmology
27 01/10/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Prateek Sharma (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) Hot Gas in Galaxies and Clusters of Galaxies
26 01/10/2012 11:00 AM Colloquium K. Vijay Raghavan (National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore) Muscle, Nerve and Behaviour
25 17/09/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Sanjay Sane (National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore) How do insects fly?
24 10/09/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium S. Sridhar (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Interstellar, Interplanetary and MHD Turbulence
23 03/09/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Sushan Konar (NCRA-TIFR) Magnetic Fields of Neutron Stars : The AMXP-MSRP Connection
22 31/08/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Breezy Flaquer (NCRA-TIFR) Angular correlation of radio sources in TGSS
21 28/08/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Peeyush Prasad (University of Amsterdam, NL) AARTFAAC and the search for Radio transients using LOFAR
20 07/08/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Dave Green (University of Cambridge, UK) The distribution of SNRs in the Galaxy
19 23/07/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium T. Veluswamy (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA) 158 micron C+ emission as an astronomical tool
18 19/07/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Reinaldo Rosa (National Institute for Space Research, Brazil) Fluctuation Analysis and Data Systems Representation for Space Weather Purposes
17 09/07/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Sanjay Bhatnagar (National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA) Telescope Raw Sensitivity and Imaging Performance : Current and future possibilities
16 02/07/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Urvashi Rau (National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA) Sky-domain algorithms to reconstruct spatial, spectral and time-variable structure of the sky-brightness distribution
15 15/06/2012 3:00 PM Colloquium Colin Lonsdale (MIT-Haystack Observatory, USA) Radio Science and Technology at the MIT Haystack Observatory
14 28/05/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Tarun Souradeep (IUCAA) Testing the isotropic cosmos
13 07/05/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Dibyendu Nandi (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata) Heliophysics: Science of the Sun-Earth System
12 04/05/2012 11:00 AM Seminar Willem Baan (ASTRON, NL) CSO growth spurts and the family of radio galaxies
11 03/05/2012 10:30 AM Colloquium Willem Baan (ASTRON, NL) SURO-LC - exploring the last part of the radio spectrum
10 30/04/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Nithyanandan Thyagarajan (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Foreground Contamination in EoR with MWA & Variables and Transients in the VLA FIRST Survey
9 12/03/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (University of Cambridge, UK) Monsters Unleashed: the Most Massive Black Holes in Brightest Cluster Galaxies
8 13/02/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Arnab Rai Choudhuri (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) Can we predict sunspot cycles?
7 10/02/2012 11.00 AM Seminar Sjoert van Velzen (ASTRON, NL) Super-massive black holes: star shredders and cosmic ray accelerators
6 06/02/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Nirupam Roy (National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA) Radio emission from classical novae: eNova project results and surprises
5 03/02/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Soma De (Arizona State University, USA) The 21cm signal from the high redshift universe
4 30/01/2012 4:00 PM Seminar Ewan O'Sullivan (University of Birmingham, UK) AGN feedback in galaxy groups
3 23/01/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Joanna Rankin (University of Vermont, USA) Single Pulse Polarimetry and the Problem of Pulsar Emission
2 20/01/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Ron Ekers (Australia Telescope National Facility, Australia) The Search for UHE Neutrinos using Lunar Radio Cerenkov Emission
1 17/01/2012 4:00 PM Colloquium Alain Lecavelier (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France) Observations of exoplanet atmospheres (a review)


Seminars and Colloquia - 2011

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
35 23/12/2011 11:00 AM Seminar Ashish Asgekar(ASTRON, NL) Observing the Diffuse Ionized Gas with the LOw Frequency ARray (LOFAR)
34 19/12/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Shrinivas Kulkarni (Caltech, USA) A Revised View of the Transient Radio Sky
33 12/12/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Anupreeta More (KICP, Chicago, USA) Investigating the group-scale lenses with the SL2S-Arcs sample
32 05/12/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Surhud More (KICP, Chicago, USA) Galaxy-Dark Matter Connection: A cosmological perspective
31 22/11/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Sambit Roychowdhury (NCRA-TIFR) HI observations of newly discovered dwarf galaxies in the M81 group
30 14/11/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Govind Swarup (NCRA-TIFR) Reflecting Surface of the GMRT 45m Dishes: Design, Performance and Suggested Improvements
29 08/11/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Hans Böhringer (Max-Planck-Institut fur Extraterrestrische Physik, Germany) Galaxy Cluster as Cosmological Probes
28 10/10/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Arunima Banerjee (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) Vertical Structure of Disk Galaxies & their Dark Matter Halos
27 03/10/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Shiv Sethi (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) Primordial magnetic fields in cosmological context
26 19/09/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Subhashis Roy (NCRA-TIFR) Antenna pointing error and its effect on imaging: Results from simulations
25 12/09/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Smriti Mahajan (University of Birmingham, UK) Star Formation and Environment of Galaxies
24 05/09/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Isaac Backus (University of Vermont / NCRA) Pulsar B0943+10: Gradual modal evolution and the Carousel Model
23 02/09/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Varun Bhalerao (Caltech, USA) NuSTAR: Unveiling the Hard X-ray Universe
22 29/08/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Niruj Mohan Ramanujam (NCRA-TIFR) ) BDSM - a new source extraction tool for radio images
21 26/08/2011 11:00 AM Seminar Varun Bhalerao (Caltech, USA) Weighing in on Neutron Stars
20 08/08/2011 11:00 AM Seminar Raju Baddi (NCRA-TIFR) Radio Recombination Line Observations Using ORT and WSRT
19 01/08/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Somak Raychoudhury (University of Birmingham, UK) Groups of galaxies-- are they merely miniature clusters?
18 26/07/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Tirthankar Roy Choudhury (Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad) Physics of Cosmological Reionization
17 25/07/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Ritaban Chatterjee (Yale University, USA) The AGN/X-Ray Binary Connection
16 22/07/2011 4.00 PM Colloquium Suchetana Chatterjee (Yale University,USA) Cosmological Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes
15 05/07/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium James Rhoads(Arizona State University, USA) Searching for Reionization using Lyman Alpha Galaxies
14 13/06/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Subhabrata Majumdar (TIFR, Mumbai) Simple Phenomenological Modeling of Galaxy Clusters and the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect
13 07/06/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Jamie Farnes (University of Cambridge, UK) Polarimetric observations with the GMRT at 610 MHz
12 06/06/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Rosita Paladino (INAF, University of Bologna, Italy) ALMA Early Science and observing tools
11 30/05/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Ishan Tomar (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum) Faint radio continuum emission from SDSS quasars
10 09/05/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Russ Taylor (University of Calgary, Canada) Toward the microJy polarized sky: The EVLA/GMRT Ultra-deep Fields
9 20/04/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Preeti Kharb (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA) AGN outflows from Pc- to Kpc-scales: Probing Jet physics & Unification
8 18/04/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Veeresh Singh (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Radio and X-ray emission properties of Seyfert galaxies:Testing unification hypothesis
7 28/03/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Johnson Urama (University of Nigeria, Nigeria) Pulsar timing irregularities: Challenges and prospects
6 07/03/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Ettore Carretti (Australia Telescope National Facility, Australia) Diffuse Polarized Emission to Investigate the Galactic Magnetic Field
5 07/02/2011 4:00 PM Seminar Hari Om Vats (Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad) Differential rotation of the solar corona
4 02/02/2011 11:00 AM Seminar Shweta Srivastava (Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur) Radio continuum studies of Wolf-Rayet galaxies
3 31/01/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium T.Padmanabhan (IUCAA) Gravity: An Emergent Phenomenon
2 24/01/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium Russ Taylor (University of Calgary, Canada) GALFACTS - The Arecibo Continuum Transit Polarization Survey
1 17/01/2011 4:00 PM Colloquium David Buckley (South African Observatory, South Africa) The Southern African Large Telescope: from trials and tribulations to the promise of unique science


Seminars and Colloquia - 2010

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
35 27/12/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Sumana Nandi (Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital) A multi-frequency study of 3C46 & 3C293
34 21/12/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Avinash Deshpande (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore) The Small-scale Structure in Interstellar HI: Truth Or Consequences
33 29/11/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Dipanjan Mitra (NCRA-TIFR) Probing the exotic nature of coherent radio emission from pulsars
32 22/11/2010 11:00 AM Seminar Mihir Arjunwadkar (CMS, University of Pune) Nonparametric Inference for the Cosmic Microwave Background
31 19/11/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Ayesha Begum (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA) Galactic Small Scale Structure Revealed by the GALFA-HI Survey
30 15/11/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Jasjeet Singh Bagla (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali) The hyperfine transition of Helium as a cosmological probe
29 22/10/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Ashok Singal (Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad) A principle of partial coherence in a synchrotron source
28 15/10/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Abhay Karandikar (Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai) Energy-efficient delay-constrained scheduling for multi-user wireless systems
27 11/10/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Dharam Vir Lal (Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, USA) Interactions of radio galaxies with their hot-gas environments
26 09/09/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Ramesh Bhat (Swinburne University, Australia) Binary-pulsar tests of theories of gravity
25 03/09/2010 4:00 PM Seminar George Privon (University of Virginia, USA) The Great Observatories All-Sky LIRG Survey
24 30/08/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Sandeep Sirothia et al. (NCRA-TIFR) The TIFR GMRT Sky Survey (TGSS): First Data Release
23 30/08/2010 11:00 AM Seminar Divya Oberoi (MIT-Haystack Observatory, USA) Solar and Heliospheric Physics at Low Radio Frequencies
22 23/08/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Divya Oberoi (MIT-Haystack Observatory, USA) The Murchison Widefield Array: A Perspective
21 19/08/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Virginia Kilborn (Swinburne University, Australia) Tracing the evolution of galaxies in groups via HI observations
20 16/08/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Ramya Sethuram (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore) Study of Star formation in Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxies
19 03/08/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Paul Wiita (The College of New Jersey, USA) Testing Active Galactic Nuclei Unification Schemes via Quasar Optical Spectra and Radio Morphology
18 02/08/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Smita Mathur (Ohio State University, USA) AGN Feedback: Does it Work?
17 19/07/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Dipankar Bhattacharya (IUCAA) Magnetic Field Evolution in neutron star interiors
16 12/07/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Urvashi Rao Venkata (National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA) Wide-field Wide-band Imaging in Radio Interferometry
15 05/07/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Ajit Srivastav (Institute of Physics, Bhubaneshwar) Super-horizon fluctuations in the CMBR and in relativistic heavy-ion collisions
14 18/06/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Ananda Hota (ASIAA, Taiwan) Panchromatic Snapshots of Galaxy Evolution: Feedback and Infall Processes
13 12/04/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Chanda Jog (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) Tracing the dark matter halos of galaxies by modeling the observed HI gas distribution
12 22/03/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Pravin Raybole (NCRA-TIFR) External sources of RFI at the GMRT: Methods for control and co-existence with commercial users
11 15/03/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Alain Lecavelier des Etangs (Institute d'Astrophysique de Paris, France) Extrasolar planets more on transiting planets
10 08/03/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Danielle Alloin (Institute d'Astrophysique de Paris, France) Differential effects in gravitational lensing a tool to explore the structure of Active Galactic Nuclei
9 15/02/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Nimesh Patel (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA) A spectral-line survey of IRC+10216 in the 345 GHz band
8 01/02/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium David Jauncey (CSIRO Australia Telescope National Facility, Australia) Interstellar Scintillation; from Low Frequency Variability and Intra-day Variability to MASIV
7 25/01/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium John Stocke (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA) New Results from the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph on Hubble
6 21/01/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Rosita Paladino (University of Innsbruck, Austria) Spectral index studies of starforming galaxies
5 20/01/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Emanuela Orru' (Radboud University, NL) Low frequency spectral studies of Giant Radio Galaxies
4 18/01/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Alastair Edge (University of Durham, UK) The coldest gas in the cores of clusters of galaxies
3 12/01/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Aritra Basu (NCRA-TIFR) GMRT Observations of Spirals In P-band: Thermal/Non-thermal Separation
2 11/01/2010 4:00 PM Seminar Sambit Roychowdhury (NCRA-TIFR) Gas and star formation in dwarfs: the H-alpha perspective
1 04/01/2010 4:00 PM Colloquium Joanna Rankin (University of Vermont, Canada) A new era in pulsar emission research


Seminars and Colloquia - 2009

Sr. No. Date Time Seminar/Colloquium Speaker Title
3 21/12/2009 4:00 PM Colloquium Kandu Subramanian (IUCAA) Magnetic fields in the early universe
2 10/12/2009 4:00 PM Seminar David Morris (The George Washington University, USA) Symbiotic Stars as Laboratories
1 08/12/2009 4:00 PM Seminar Eduardo Ibar (UK Astronomy Technology Centre, UK) The radio spectral index of submillimetre galaxies

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