Past Colloquia

Date Speaker Title
09 February 2017
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Luis C. Ho
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University, Beijing
Supermassive Black Holes: Impact on Galaxy Formation and Evolution
17 May 2016
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Nikku Madhusudhan
Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK
Extrasolar Planets: The New Frontier in Modern Astronomy
17 May 2016
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Nikku Madhusudhan
Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK
Extrasolar Planets: The New Frontier in Modern Astronomy
02 February 2016
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Robert Erdelyi
University of Sheffield, UK
Leap forward in Space Weather forecast: Novel prediction of flares and CMEs
15 December 2015
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Sarbani Basu
Yale University, USA
Investigating the heart of a star
04 December 2015
Friday
00:00 hrs
Paul S. Cally
School of Mathematical Sciences and Monash Center for Astrophysics, Monash University, Clayton Victoria, Australia
The Wounded Sun - Low Atmosphere and Seismology
01 December 2015
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
H.C. Spruit
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA), Garching, Germany
Magnetic fields in non-convective (regions of) stars
26 November 2015
Thursday
15:30 hrs
R. N. Manchester
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, Sydney, Australia
Pulsars and their Emission
23 October 2015
Friday
15:30 hrs
Bala Iyer
ICTS, TIFR, Bangalore
The elusive GW: A GR centenary Perspective
19 October 2015
Monday
15:30 hrs
Alexander Tchekovskoy
UC Berkeley, USA
Simulations of black hole accretion and jets
12 October 2015
Monday
15:30 hrs
Roger Blandford
KIPAC, Stanford University, USA
General Relativity in the 21st Century: Experimental Tests and Cosmology
27 January 2015
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
A. R. Rao
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Jets in black hole sources: microquasars, quasars, and GRBs
16 December 2014
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
K. Ramasubramanian
IIT Mumbai
The distinctive features of Indian Planetary model
25 November 2014
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Nissim Kanekar
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR, Pune
Do the Fundamental Constants change with time ?
19 December 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Raymond F. Bishop
University of Manchester, UK
CONFRONTING THE QUANTUM MANY-BODY PROBLEM: AN OVERVIEW OF THE COUPLED CLUSTER METHOD AND ITS APPLICATIONS IN PHYSICS
12 December 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
K. Porsezian
Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
Linear and Nonlinear Propagation Effects in Optical Fibers : Recent Applications
28 November 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
J. Srinivasan
Divecha Centre for Climate Change, IISc, Bangalore
Should we be concerned about global warming?
12 November 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Kandaswamy Subramanian
IUCAA, Pune
Fluctuation to mean field turbulent dynamos: The search for coherence
11 June 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
R. Srianand
IUCAA, Pune
Probing the Universe with QSO absorption lines
02 April 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
N. Udayashankar
Raman Research Institute
Adventures in Low Frequency Radio Astronomy and Cosmology
20 November 2012
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Siva Athreya
Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore
Random Processes on Fractal like objects
25 September 2012
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Rajesh Kochhar
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali
Kodaikanal Observatory as a world astronomy heritage site
06 August 2012
Monday
00:00 hrs
G. Rajasekaran
IMSc
Standard Model, Higgs boson and what next?
06 March 2012
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Dimitar Sasselov
Harvard -Smithsonian CfA
Stellar and Planetary Theory: New Insights from the Kepler Mission
31 January 2012
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Sourav Pal
National Chemical Laboratory
Predictive theories for structure and dynamics of molecules
08 November 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Changbom Park
Center for Advanced Computation, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, South Korea
How Are Galaxy Properties Related With Their Environment?
21 June 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Girjesh Gupta
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
On the Nature of Propagating MHD Waves in the Solar Atmosphere
14 June 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Uma Gorti
NASA Ames/SETI, US
Gas Emission Lines from Protoplanetary Disks
12 April 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Sudhir Vempati
Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science
From Tiny scales to Large Scales: What is the LHC going to tell us ?
29 March 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
S.Sridhar
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
Interstellar, Interplanetary and MHD Turbulence
01 March 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Diptiman Sen
Centre for High Energy Physics, IISc
Quantum Games
15 February 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Wei-Tou Ni
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Probing the Co-Evolution of Galaxies with Black Holes via Space Gravitational-Wave Detection
25 January 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
David Buckley
SALT, South Africa
Science with SALT
18 January 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
N. Udaya Shankar
Raman Research Institute
A southern Sky Survey at 150 MHz using the Mauritius Radio Telescope:
04 January 2011
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Indranil Chattopadhyay
ARIES, Nainital
Effect of plasma composition on black hole  accretion disc solutions
21 December 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Ramarao Tata
Institiuto de Astrofisica de Canarias, Spain
A multi-wavelength survey of the young open cluster NGC6823
14 December 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Frank Hill
National Solar Observatory, USA
Helioseismic Observations of Solar Convection Zone Dynamics and their Relationship to Solar Activity
23 November 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
P.R. Vishwanath
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
HIGH ENERGY SKY: PROGRESS IN GAMMA RAY ASTRONOMY
05 October 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
T.N. Rengarajan
Former member, TIFR, Mumbai
UNDERSTANDING THE RADIO-FAR-INFRARED CORRELATION IN GALAXIES
28 September 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Viktor Fedun
University of Sheffield, UK
3D numerical simulations of torsional Alfven waves
07 September 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Arnab Rai Choudhuri
Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science
Can we predict sunspot cycles?
31 August 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
G. Vigeesh
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Structure, dynamics and heating in magnetized regions of solar atmosphere
17 August 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Blesson Mathew
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Study of emission-line stars in young open clusters
03 August 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
A. Arellano Ferro
Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
CCD Photometry of globular Clusters: the ongoing program
13 July 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Stuart Jefferies
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii
Observing the Sun from the Geographic South Pole
22 June 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Kiran Jain
National Solar Observatory, Tucson, USA
GONG and MDI Observations over a Solar Cycle
01 June 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Chiranjib Konar
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
RADIO GALAXIES AND THEIR DYNAMICS
25 May 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
N. Mukunda
Indian Institute of Science (Retd)
The Three Roles of Symmetry in Fundamental Physics
13 April 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Jean-Claude Vial
Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Orsay, France
New French Programmes in Space Instrumentation for Solar Research
30 March 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Margarita Safonova
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
The Quest for Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters
02 March 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Gargi Shaw
Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, University of Mumbai
Spectroscopic Signatures of Star Formation at High Redshift
23 February 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Manoj Puravankara
University of Rochester, Rochester, USA
The Structure and Evolution of Protoplanetary Disks
16 February 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
David J Thompson
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA
Highlights from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
05 January 2010
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Dhrubaditya Mitra
Queen Mary College, University of London, London, UK
Understanding the Solar Dynamo: Some Recent Results
22 December 2009
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Mousumi Das
Birla Institute of Technology & Science-Pilani, Hyderabad
The Dark Side of Galaxy Evolution : Extreme Late Type Galaxies
24 November 2009
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Ramit Bhattacharyya
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA
Spontaneous Current Sheet Formation: Untwisted Magnetic Field Lines
17 November 2009
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Yuri Schekinov
Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Gas in Gamma-ray Burst Hosts
10 November 2009
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Peter L Biermann
Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie & Univeristy of Bonn, Germany
Understanding Supermassive Black Holes
03 November 2009
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Sun Kwok
University of Hong Kong, China
The Synthesis of Organic Compounds in the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution
27 October 2009
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
B. S. Shylaja
Bangalore Association for Science Education
The Madras Observatory and Contemporary Indian Astronomy
13 October 2009
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Varun Sahni
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune
Puzzling over Einstein´s `Blunder´: Why does the Universe Accelerate?
29 September 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
K. Elankumaran
RKM Vivekananda College, Chennai
Non-linear Effects in Waves: Experimental Studies with Ultrasonics
08 September 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Pratik Majumdar
Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY), Zeuthen, Germany
Recent Highlights from the MAGIC Experiment
11 August 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
P Narayana Bhat
University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA
Gamma-ray Burst Astronomy in the FERMI Era
28 July 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
M Sampoorna
Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain
The Enigma of the Scattering Polarization in the Wings of the Solar Ca I 4227 A Line
14 July 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Rafael Garcia
Service d´Astrophysique, CEA Saclay, France
Solar-like Stars: From the Core of the Sun to the Stars
30 June 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Noah Brosch
Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Discovery of a Nearby Dark Matter Filament
02 June 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Danielle Alloin
Service d´Astrophysique, CEA Saclay, France
On the Formation of Extremely Massive Star Clusters
31 March 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
David Pérez-Suárez
Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Northern Ireland
Structure and Evolution of Coronal Bright Points in the Sun
24 March 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Andrea Borch
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Investigating Globular Clusters using the Technique of Simulated Spectra
17 March 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Andrea Borch
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
POSTPONED
03 March 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Varsha Chitnis
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
The Universe at Very High Gamma-Ray Energies
10 February 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Robert J. Rutten
Sterrekundig Instituut Utrecht, The Netherlands
Observing, Interpreting, and Using the Solar Chromosphere
03 February 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Savita Mathur
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Tracking Solar Gravity Modes: The Holy Grail Quest for Helioseismology
27 January 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Karen J Meech
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
Origin of Earth´s Water
20 January 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Dimitar Sasselov
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
Super-Earth Planets: Exploring Environments with Habitable Potential
13 January 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Dhrubaditya Mitra
Queen Mary College, University of London, London, UK
Understanding the Solar Dynamo : Some Recent Results
06 January 2009
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Rahul Shetty
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
Spiral Arm Structure and Cloud Formation in Disk Galaxies
23 December 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Jan Olof Stenflo
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
The Second Solar Spectrum
16 December 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Alain Omont
Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France
High Redshift Ultra-Luminous Far-IR Galaxies (Submillimeter Galaxies) in Spitzer Surveys
25 November 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Paola di Matteo
Observatory of Paris, Meudon, France
Evolution of Galaxies in Pairs: Learning from Simulations
18 November 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Hamed Moradi
Monash University, Victoria, Australia
The Role of Near-Surface Magnetic Fields in Sunspot Seismology
11 November 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Inwoo Han
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, Daejeon, Korea
Searching for Exoplanets
04 November 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Jayaram Chengalur
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR, Pune
FIGGS: The Faint Irregular Galaxy GMRT Survey
14 October 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Shravan Hanasoge
Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Developments in the Helioseismic Imaging of the Deep Solar Interior and Sunspot Structure
07 October 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
K Nagaraju
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Thesis Colloquium: Spectropolarimetry of Active Regions on the Sun
16 September 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Sampoorna M.
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Thesis Colloquium: The Nature of Solar Surface Magnetism: Theoretical Approaches Based on Spectropolarimetry
26 August 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Dipak Munshi
Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK
Finger-printing the Universe : Error in Error-bars
12 August 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Monica Valluri
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
The Dynamical Evolution of Dark Matter Halos
08 July 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Shrinivas Kulkarni
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
The Space Interferometer Mission: Parallaxes, Planets and More
24 June 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
John Hutchings
Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Victoria, Canada
Quasars in SDSS and GALEX Databases
13 May 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Katharina Lodders
Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Chemistry in the Atmospheres of Brown Dwarfs and Exoplanets
29 April 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Amanda Karakas
Mt Stromlo Observatory, Canberra, Australia
Nucleosynthesis in Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars
22 April 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Simon Jeffery
Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Northern Ireland
FG Sagittae - Chemical Evolution Over Half a Century: Was the Thermal Pulse Late or Very Late?
08 April 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Attila Grandpierre
Konkoly Observatory, Budapest, Hungary
Dynamics in the Solar Core
25 March 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Neeharika Verma
Indian Insitute of Astrophysics
The Galactic Cosmic Ray Flux Decline and the Periodicities Revealed by Meteorites
11 March 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Sankarasubramanian Kasiviswanathan
ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore
Science Using Solar Adaptive Optics: Successes and Future Requirements
04 March 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Rajaram Nityananda
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR, Pune
Astronomical Data: Separating Baby and Bathwater
19 February 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Guido Risaliti
Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory, Florence, Italy
Unveiling the Structure of the Circum-nuclear Medium of AGNs through Time-resolved X-ray Spectroscopy
12 February 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Sanjeev Dhurandhar
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics
The Global Search for Gravitational Waves
05 February 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Almudena Alonso-Herrero
Instituto de Estructura de la Materia (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Characterizing Local Luminous Infrared Galaxies: Towards Understanding their More Distant Cousins
29 January 2008
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Nandita Srivastava
Udaipur Solar Observatory, PRL, Udaipur
Coronal Mass Ejections from the Sun in 3-D: Early Results from the Coronagraph COR1 aboard STEREO
18 December 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Jnanadeva Maharana
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
Unification of Fundamental Forces and String Theory
04 December 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Dibyendu Nandi
Montana State University, Bozeman, USA
The Sun´s Magnetic Cycle: Current State of our Understanding
27 November 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Dipankar P. K. Banerjee
Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
Postponed
27 November 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Trevor C. Weekes
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
CANCELLED: The TeV Gamma-ray Universe; Photons from Hell
13 November 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Luca Teriaca
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany
Polar Plumes as Seen in the Vacuum Ultraviolet
06 November 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Christopher Reynolds
University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Constraining Black Hole Spin with X-ray Spectroscopy
18 September 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Bala Iyer
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
Deciphering the Universe with Gravitational Wave Astronomy
04 September 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Joanna Mikolajewska
Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw, Poland
Mass Transfer in Symbiotic Binaries
21 August 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
David Lambert
University of Texas, Austin, USA
Stellar Abundance Anomalies - Always Nucleosynthetic?
07 August 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Naresh Dadhich
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics
Gravity and Higher Dimensions - A Classical Motivation
24 July 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Abhijit Saha
National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson, USA
A New Survey of Stars in the Outer Extremities of the Magellanic Clouds
10 July 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Alok Gupta
Yunnan Observatory, Kunming, China
Variability of AGNs on Diverse Time Scales
17 April 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
K.V.P. Latha
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Thesis Colloquium: Probing CP Violation with Atomic Electric Dipole Moment of Hg
10 April 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Pijushpani Bhattacharjee
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata
Probing Supernovae - Gamma Ray Burst Connection with Neutrinos
03 April 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Varendra Das
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
The Narrow-line Region Kinematics in Seyfert Galaxies
20 March 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Reji Mathew Thomas
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
THESIS COLLOQUIUM: Emission of Radiation in a Pulsar Magnetosphere Owing to Charged Acceleration
13 March 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Gary Ferland
University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
Orion: A Case Study of Star Formation in a Magnetized Medium
06 March 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Ajit Kembhavi
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune
Warm Absorbers in Active Galactic Nuclei
27 February 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Achamveedu Gopakumar
Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany
Gravitational Wave Astronomy
06 February 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Jeffrey Crelinsten
The Impact Group, Toronto, Canada
Einstein`s Jury : Trial by Telescope
16 January 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Banibrata Mukhopadhyay
Joint Astronomy Programme, Indian Institute of Science
The Accretion disk and its Transport Mechanism The Current Status
09 January 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Richard Conn Henry
The Johns Hopkins University
SIM, Stellar Aberration, and Special Relativity
02 January 2007
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Ken´ichi Nomoto
University of Tokyo, Japan
First Star - Hypernova Connection: Explosive Nucleosynthesis and Abundance Patterns of Extremely Metal-Poor Stars
12 December 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Wilhelm H. Kegel
Zentrum fuer Astronomie & Astrophysik, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Line Formation in Media with Stochastic Velocity Fields
21 November 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Miruna D. Popescu
Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland
Small-scale dymanics in coronal holes
31 October 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Palash Baran Pal
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkota
Level-crossing Phenomena in Astrophysics
03 October 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Mike Dopita
Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, The Australian National University
All About HII Regions
19 September 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Firoza Sutaria
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Magnetars under the Chandra and XMM-Newton Eye
12 September 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Sudip Bhattacharyya
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
What Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts can tell us about Neutron Stars
05 September 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Tiziana Venturi
Istituto di Radioastronomia, Bologna, Italy
Occurrence of Radio Halos and Relics in Galaxy Clusters: Hints on their Origin and Properties from a Deep GMRT 610 MHz Cluster Survey
29 August 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
David Lambert
Department of Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin, USA
The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment
22 August 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Holger Merlitz
Department of Physics, Xiamen University, China
Sliding Down the Double Helix: How do Proteins Find their Binding Sites Inside the Cell Nucleus?
08 August 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Jogesh Babu
Center for Astrostatistics, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Statistical Problems in Astronomy
01 August 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
P. Shalima
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Studies of Interstellar Dust
25 July 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Biman Nath
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
Clues to Early Universe from Fossil Stars
11 July 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
D. Indumathi
Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
Cosmic-ray Muons, Atmospheric Neutrinos and Neutrino Oscillations in the Back-drop of the India-based Neutrino Observatory
27 June 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Chanda Jog
Joint Astronomy Programme, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Vertical Structure and Dynamics of Galaxies
20 June 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Vinay Kashyap
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA
X-raying Stellar Coronae: Structure, Composition, and Energetics
20 June 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Hari Dass
Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
Do you need to understand General Relativity to understand Gravitation?
30 May 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Armando Arellano Ferro
Instituto de Astronomia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Fourier decomposition of RR Lyrae Light Curves and the Oosterhoff Dichotomy
23 May 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
R. T. Gangadhara
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Pulsar Radio Emission Altitude
02 May 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Pushpa Khare
Department of Physics, Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar
Metal and Dust Content of the Universe as Determined through QSO Absorption Lines
04 April 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Tarun Deep Saini
Joint Astronomy Programme, Indian Institute of Science
The Mystery of the Accelerating Expansion of the Universe
28 March 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Hagai Netzer
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Cosmic Evolution of Black Hole Mass and Metallicity in Active Galactic Nuclei
14 March 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Kumar Chitre
Dept. of Physics, University of Mumbai
Seismic View of the Solar Interior
28 February 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Vojtech Rusin
Astronomical Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, The Slovak Republic
Large-scale Circulations of Prominences and the 530.3 nm Corona
14 February 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Jim E. Pringle
Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK
Spinning Black Holes - Which Way do they Point?
07 February 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Wolfgang Kalkofen
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Is The Solar Chromosphere Always Hot?
31 January 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Mousumi Das
Raman Research Institute Bangalore
Observations of Radio Jets and Molecular Gas in Nearby Radio Loud Galaxies
19 January 2006
Thursday
16:30 hrs
Richard Conn Henry
The Johns Hopkins University
The Diffuse Ultraviolet Background
17 January 2006
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
S. Kawakami
Osaka City University Japan
Origin of the most Energetic Cosmic Rays


Past Seminars

Date Speaker Title
02 February 2017
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Sudip Mandal
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Results From Kodaikanal Digitized White-light Data Archive (1921-2011)
30 January 2017
Monday
15:30 hrs
Projjwal Banerjee
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Did a Low-Mass Supernova Trigger the Formation of the Solar System? Clues from Stable Isotopes and 10Be
13 January 2017
Friday
15:30 hrs
Fred Raab
LIGO Labs, Caltech
Exploring the New Frontier of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy
11 January 2017
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Sudhanshu Barway
SAAO, Cape Town, South Africa
Caught in Transformation - Curious Case of S0 Galaxies
10 January 2017
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Sourav Chatterjee
North Western University, USA
Understanding the Extraordinary Diversity of Exoplanets
04 January 2017
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Sibasish Laha
Queen’s University of Belfast, U.K.
Quasar evolution and outflows in X-ray
16 December 2016
Friday
15:30 hrs
Stephen Appleby
Korea Institute for Advanced Study
The topology of the large scale distribution of matter in the Universe
08 December 2016
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Akondi Vyas
Instituto de Optica, Spain
Digital wavefront sensing and phase unwrapping
30 November 2016
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Yuri Schekinov
Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow
Russian space observatory
24 November 2016
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Sayan Biswas
CAPSS, Department of Physics, Bose Institute, Kolkata
A production scenario and an estimation of the flux of galactic strangelets
03 November 2016
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Joe Philip Ninan
NCRA-GMRT Pune
Understanding Episodic Accretion and Outflows in Young Stellar Objects
27 October 2016
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Paul Wiita
The College of New Jersey
Measuring and Modelling Variability in Blazars
25 October 2016
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
NIMISH HATHI
LAM-Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, Marseille, France
Galaxy Formation and Evolution in the JWST/TMT Era
13 October 2016
Thursday
11:30 hrs
J. P. Rozelot
J.P. Rozelot, Nice University, France
How big is the Sun? A critical assessement of the diameter data over the centuries.
28 September 2016
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Vinu Vikram
Argonne National Laboratory Lemont, Chicago, USA
Dark Energy Survey: Dark matter and Baryons
14 September 2016
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Kuldeep Verma
Tata Insitute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai and Centre of Excellence in Basic Sciences, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.
Seismic study of sun-like stars using glitch analysis and machine learning approaches
14 September 2016
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Subhabrata Majumdar
TIFR, Mumbai
Back to Dark Matter Astrophysics for Dark Matter Direct Detection Searches
06 September 2016
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Bidya Binay Karak
High Altitude Observatory, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Solar Magnetic Fields and Cycles: Understanding the Dynamo Mechanism
19 July 2016
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
B. N. Dwivedi
Department of Physics, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, India
THE SUNSHINE, NEUTRINOS, AND OUR UNIVERSE
15 July 2016
Friday
15:30 hrs
Dominik Utz
Centre for mathematical Plasma Astrophysics (CmPA), KU-Leuven
Small-scale solar magnetic fields as seen by Magnetic Bright Points – Some recent results
27 May 2016
Friday
15:30 hrs
Harshawardhan Wanare
Dept. of Physics, IIT, Kanpur
Coherent effects in light-matter interaction
16 May 2016
Monday
15:30 hrs
Sujan Sengupta
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
From Exoplanets to Exomoons : Detection through Polarization
27 April 2016
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Vineeth Valsan
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Development of Stressed Mirror Polishing Technology
30 March 2016
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Vikram Khaire
IUCAA, Pune
Star formation history, dust correction, and the extragalactic background light
17 March 2016
Thursday
11:30 hrs
K. Pandey
NCRA, PUNE
Constraints on primordial magnetic fields using various cosmological observables
08 March 2016
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Name of the Speaker
Affiliation of the speaker
Title of the talk
04 March 2016
Friday
11:30 hrs
Alphonse Sterling
NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center
Revised View of Solar X-Ray Jets
23 February 2016
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Arnaud Mahieux
Institut Royal d Aeronomie Spatiale de Belgique (BIRA/IASB), Brussels, Belgium
Eight years of observations of the Venus
22 February 2016
Monday
15:30 hrs
Girish Kulkarni
Cambridge University
Small-scale Structure of the IGM and its Measurement Using Quasar Pairs
21 January 2016
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Pavan Kumar Aluri
IUCAA, Pune
Estimating hidden signals of anisotropy directly from masked CMB sky
12 January 2016
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Jayant Murthy
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Modeling the diffuse ultraviolet background
08 January 2016
Friday
15:30 hrs
Dipankar Banerjee
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
New results from Kodaikanal digitised archive
06 January 2016
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Bhargav Vaidya
Department of Physics, University of Torino
Synthetic observatory for Astrophysical Jets : Dynamics, Chemistry and Particle Acceleration
30 December 2015
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
P. K. Manoharan
NCRA, TIFR
Current State of Reduced Solar Activity and Solar Wind Conditions
29 December 2015
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Nat Gopalswamy
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Current Polar Activity of the Sun and Its Implications for Solar Cycle 25
29 December 2015
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
L. S. Anusha
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Goettingen, Germany
Evolution of magnetic features on the quiet Sun and nonequilibrium hydrogen ionization in the chromosphere
17 December 2015
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Amit Shukla
ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics
Implication of detection of very hard spectra from TeV blazar Mrk501
26 November 2015
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Aditya Rotti
Florida State University
Probing B-mode foregrounds using estimators of isotropy violation
24 November 2015
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Piyali Chatterjee
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Modeling repeatedly flaring delta-sunspot
20 November 2015
Friday
15:30 hrs
Changbom Park
Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, South Korea
Cosmological Constraints from the Redshift Dependence of Galaxy Clustering Anisotropy: An Alcock-Paczynski Test
18 November 2015
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Benjamin L`Huillier
Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, South Korea
The ecology of dark matter halos
16 November 2015
Monday
15:30 hrs
Wasim Iqbal
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Study of formation of molecules on the surface of interstellar dust grains using Continuous Time Random Walk Monte Carlo Simulation.
10 November 2015
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Koshy George
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Revealing the nature of blue elliptical galaxies at low redshift
21 October 2015
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Dharam Vir Lal
NCRA
Radio galaxies: Understanding from radio and X-ray data
21 October 2015
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Suvendu Rakshit
Observatoire De La Cote D'Azur, France
Innermost structure of quasars using optical interferometry and reverberation mapping
13 October 2015
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Chandreyee Sengupta
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI)
Small nascent galaxies in the debris of interacting systems
30 September 2015
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Suresh Doravari
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Advanced LIGO: Working principles and Technical challenges
29 September 2015
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Jagdev Singh
Formerly at Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Variations in Ca-K line profiles as a function of latitude and solar cycle phase : Implication to Meridional flows
13 August 2015
Thursday
15:30 hrs
S. Ananthakrishnan
Electronic Science Department, Pune University
Declining solar polar fields and their signatures in the solar wind : Implications to Near Earth space
23 July 2015
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Chaitanya Giri
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany
Organic Astrochemistry and Solar System Exploration post ESA's Rosetta mission
17 July 2015
Friday
11:30 hrs
Remya Nair
IUCAA, PUNE
Probing late time acceleration with theory and observations
10 July 2015
Friday
11:30 hrs
A. B. Sudhakara Reddy
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Abundance Patterns of Open Clusters and the Galactic Chemical Evolution
08 July 2015
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Sumanta Sarkhel
Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee
Physics in the Upper Atmosphere: Understanding the origin of unusual phenomena using active and passive remote sensing techniques
07 July 2015
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Brijesh Kumar
ARIES, Nainital
3.6m Devasthal Optical Telesope Project : current status and science opportunities
19 June 2015
Friday
11:30 hrs
Sudha Rajamani
IISER, Pune
How did life chemically originate on early Earth?
18 June 2015
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Thushara Pillai
Max-Planck, Bonn
Unraveling the Structure of Molecular Clouds in the Milky Way and Beyond
17 June 2015
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Mahendra K. Verma
Department of Physics , IIT Kanpur
Energy transfers in large-scale and small-scale dynamos
15 June 2015
Monday
15:30 hrs
Tanmoy Samanta
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
QUASI-PERIODIC OSCILLATION OF A SOLAR CORONAL BRIGHT POINT
29 May 2015
Friday
15:30 hrs
Ding Yuan
Center for mathematical Plasma Astrophysics, KULeuven, Belgium
Forward Modelling of MHD waves in coronal loops
18 May 2015
Monday
15:30 hrs
Koushik Dutta
SINP, Kolkata
Known and unknown in beginning of hot big bang
27 April 2015
Monday
15:30 hrs
Yuki Yokokura
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bangalore
The Interior of Near-equilibrium Black Holes
09 April 2015
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Athira Menon
Monash University, Victoria, Australia
The quest for blue supergiants : The evolution of the progenitor of SN 1987A
01 April 2015
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
R. Sridharan
ESO, Chile
Speckle Imaging
06 March 2015
Friday
15:30 hrs
Vaibhav Pant
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
FLOWS AND WAVES IN BRAIDED SOLAR CORONAL MAGNETIC STRUCTURES
26 February 2015
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Vishal Gajjar
Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory, Urumqi, China
On the absence of pulses from pulsars
25 February 2015
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Bindu Rani
Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy
Where and how gamma-rays are produced in AGN jets
25 February 2015
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Arabindo Roy
CEA, France
Lessons learnt from Herschel Gould Belt Survey observations
23 February 2015
Monday
15:30 hrs
S Krishna Prasad
Queens University of Belfast, U. K.
MHD seismology using propagating slow magneto-acoustic waves
12 February 2015
Thursday
15:30 hrs
David B. Jess
School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen's University, Belfast
Determining Coronal Magnetic Fields from Ubiquitous Sunspot Oscillations
12 February 2015
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Jeff Wagg
Square Kilometre Array Organization, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK
The Square Kilometre Array
04 February 2015
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Bharat Kumar Yerra
NAO, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Lithium Anomaly, Infrared Excess and Rapid Rotation in RGB stars: Does the planet engulfment play a role?
19 January 2015
Monday
15:00 hrs
Yashwant Gupta
NCRA-TIFR
From the GMRT to Square Kilometre Array : Status and Plans for the Future
19 January 2015
Monday
11:30 hrs
Sovan Chakraborty
Theory Department, Max-Planck-Institute for Physics, Munich, Germany.
Neutrino Astrophysics: Challenges and Possibilities
13 January 2015
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Jean-Pierre Rozelot
Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, France
Solar Quadrupole moment and Purely Relativistic Gravitation Contributions
12 January 2015
Monday
15:30 hrs
Susmita Chakravorty
IPAG, Grenoble, France
Winds from the close neighbourhoods of black holes
12 December 2014
Friday
11:30 hrs
Noah Brosch
Tel Aviv University
Astronomy from nano-satellites
27 November 2014
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Kunal Mooley
Caltech, U.S.A
Slow Transient Surveys with the VLA
21 November 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
David Buckley
SALT, South Africa
The Southern African Large Telescope: from concept to reality
14 November 2014
Friday
11:30 hrs
C. R. Subramanya
Raman Research Institute
264-element Ooty Wide Field Array - A new lease of life for ORT
07 November 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
P. F. Chen
Department of Astronomy, Nanjing University
Counter-streamings and Chirality of Solar Filaments
05 November 2014
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Tom Van Doorsselaere
Center for Plasma Astrophysics, KU Leuven, Belgium
Propagation of energy by MHD waves in the solar corona
24 October 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
Peter Keys
Queen's University of Belfast, U.K.
Observing the small-scale in the solar atmosphere
21 October 2014
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Biswajit Paul
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
Interplanetary Space Navigation with X-ray Pulsars
20 October 2014
Monday
11:30 hrs
Sharanya Sur
School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Magnetic fields during primordial star formation and turbulent mixing
14 October 2014
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Arjun Dey
NOAO, USA
Lyman Alpha Emission and Galaxy Formation: An Observer's Perspective
01 October 2014
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Angela Adamo
Department of Astronomy, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Star clusters near and far; understanding the interplay between cluster formation and galactic environment from local galaxies to high z
30 September 2014
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Arjan Bik
Department of Astronomy, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Embedded clusters as laboratories of star formation
19 September 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
Amit Shukla
TIFR, Mumbai
Nature of Particle acceleration and emissions from TeV blazars
18 August 2014
Monday
15:30 hrs
Annapurni Subramaniam
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Riding on the Clouds: A dive into the Small Magellanic Cloud
18 August 2014
Monday
11:30 hrs
P. Vemareddy
Udaipur Solar Observatory
A Study on the Formation and Initiation of Magnetic Flux Ropes
30 July 2014
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
N. Kameswara Rao
Formerly at Indian Institute of Astrophysics,Bangalore
Charles Michie Smith - founder of the Kodaikanal Observatory and beginnings of physical astronomy in India
28 July 2014
Monday
15:30 hrs
Ravinder K. Banyal
Indian Institute of Astrophysics,Bangalore
A laser-lock concept for tracking the frequency stability of a Fabry-Perot wavelength calibrator for astronomy
14 July 2014
Monday
11:30 hrs
David Mkrtichian
National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand
Precise radial velocities in exoplanet searches and asteroseismology
11 July 2014
Friday
11:30 hrs
Manjari Bagchi
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore
Binary Radio Pulsars: Prospects and Problems
10 July 2014
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Binod Sreenivasan
Centre for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Understanding polarity reversals of the Earth's magnetic field
19 June 2014
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Debanjan Bose
Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
High Energy Astrophysics: probing relativistic Universe
06 June 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
Jean Surdej
Institute of Astrophysics and Geophysics, Liège University
Observing multiply imaged quasars with the 4m International Liquid Mirror Telescope
15 May 2014
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Birgitta Nordstrom
Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University, Denmark
The origin and enrichment history of the heaviest and lightest elements
24 April 2014
Thursday
11:30 hrs
F. Gent
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield
Supernova regulated ISM: the multiphase structure, magnetic field and the dynamo
01 April 2014
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Piyali Chatterjee
High Altitude Observatory, USA
Occurrences of fast and possibly cannibalistic coronal mass ejections: insights from flux rope simulations
14 March 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
Masayuki Yamanaka
Kyoto University, Japan
Observational Study of Nearby Type Ia Supernovae with Rise Time
13 March 2014
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Koji Kawabata
Hiroshima University, Japan
SGMAP: Optical Polarimetric Survey Project in Hiroshima
12 March 2014
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Nirupam Roy
Max-Planck-Institute for Radio-astronomy, Germany
Radio and X-ray observations of Novae
05 March 2014
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Marilena Mierla
Royal Observatory of Belgium
Coronal mass ejections: detection, 3D reconstruction and propagation
04 March 2014
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
G. Thejappa
University of Maryland, USA
Solar Type III Radio Bursts: Non-linear Wave-wave Interactions
18 February 2014
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Jerome Martin
Institue of Astrophysics, Paris
Inflation after Planck
05 February 2014
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Shri Kulkarni
Caltech
Astronomy: This Decade
31 January 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
Sultana Nahar
Department of Astronomy, Ohio State University
Abundances and Opacities of the Sun
30 January 2014
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Matthias Bartelmann
Heidelberg University, Germany
The internal structure of galaxy clusters
20 January 2014
Monday
15:30 hrs
Herman Marshall
MIT, USA
Astrophysics with a Soft X-ray Polarimeter
16 January 2014
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Suresh Doravari
California Institute of Technology, USA
An Introduction to LIGO: science, technology and research opportunities
15 January 2014
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Dhrubaditya Mitra
NORDITA, Stockholm
New Paradigm of Solar magnetic activity
15 January 2014
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Vineeth Valsan
University of Ferrara, Italy
Extending the band of focusing X-ray telescopes beyond 100 keV: motivations and proposed solutions
06 January 2014
Monday
11:30 hrs
Bruce Basset
SAAO, South Africa
Rise of the Machines: Machine Learning and Prospects for the Future of Empirical Astrophysics
03 January 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
Monique Pick
Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, France
Contribution of solar and heliospheric radio observations on our understanding of CMEs and transient events
18 December 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Harry van der Laan
Leiden University and University of Utrecht
The development of post-WWII Astronomy in Europe
17 December 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Chiranjib Konar
Institute of Astronomy Astrophysics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
A new era of radio galaxy physics: theory vs. observations
12 December 2013
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Jeremie Lasue
Institute for Research in Astrophysics and Planetology, Toulouse, France
Exploring Mars with ChemCam on-board Mars Science Laboratory
02 December 2013
Monday
15:30 hrs
L. V. E. Koopmans
Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen
Constraints on Dark Matter in Galaxies from Strong Gravitational Lensing
26 November 2013
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Aveek Sarkar
IISER, Kolkata
Flux-Tube Texture of the Solar Wind: simulating plasma beta scaling of anisotropic magnetic field fluctuations
21 November 2013
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Tobias C. Hinse
Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute
Detection & dynamical aspects of extrasolar circumbinary companions
13 November 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
P. Venkatakrishnan
Udaipur Solar Observatory
On net currents in Sunspots
13 November 2013
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Kandaswamy Subramanian
IUCAA, Pune
Probing the universe using high redshift galaxies
23 September 2013
Monday
11:30 hrs
Ananta C. Pradhan
TIFR, Mumbai
A stellar Population Synthesis Model for the Study of Ultraviolet Star Counts of the Galaxy
23 September 2013
Monday
11:30 hrs
Ananta C. Pradhan
TIFR, Mumbai
A stellar Population Synthesis Model for the Study of Ultraviolet Star Counts of the Galaxy
04 September 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Georges Meylan
Laboratoire d`astrophysique, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Gravitational Lensing: an Astrophysical Tool
07 August 2013
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Paul J. Wiita
The college of New Jersey, USA
Using Kepler to Investigate AGN Variability
06 August 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Yuri Shchekinov
Southern Federal University, Russia
Cosmological aspects of habitability
01 August 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Solai Jeyakumar
Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico
Outflows in radio sources: Numerical simulations of jet cloud interaction
30 July 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Henning Flaecher
University of Bristol, UK
Searches for Supersymmetry at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN
18 July 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Soumen Basak
Centre d`Etudes de SACLAY, France
A needlet ILC analysis of WMAP 9-year data
03 July 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Girija Rajaram
CSRE,IIT Bombay
Solar-terrestrial magnetic field interactions and their consequences
02 July 2013
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Andrew Cole
School of Mathematics & Physics University of Tasmania, Australia
The Small Magellanic Cloud in space and time
20 June 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Bijaya Kumar Sahoo
Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
Possibility of temporal variation of the fine-structure constant
19 June 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Koshy George
Kapteyn Astronomical Institute,The Netherlands
Recent star formation in cluster early-type galaxies
30 May 2013
Thursday
11:30 hrs
S. Sumangala Rao
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Past Student
Spectroscopic Studies of RV Tau and Related Objects
28 May 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Kameswara Rao N.
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
The Odd Ball R CorBor - DY Centauri
20 May 2013
Monday
11:30 hrs
M. Bianda
Istituto Ricerche Solari Locarno, IRSOL, Switzerland
IRSOL Locarno and the collaboration with IIA
17 May 2013
Friday
11:30 hrs
K. Nagaraju
MaxPlanck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany
Fast Solar Polarimeter: Concept and laboratory test results
13 May 2013
Monday
15:30 hrs
Pankaj Agrawal
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
Searching the Missing Piece in the Standard Model - the Higgs Boson
19 April 2013
Friday
15:30 hrs
Surajit Paul
IUCAA, Pune
Blast wave like evolution of energy and galaxy cluster medium
25 March 2013
Monday
15:30 hrs
Subhadeep De
National Physical Laboratory, Delhi
Experiments with Mixtures of Bose-Condensed Rubidium and Degenerate Fermionic Lithium
22 March 2013
Friday
11:30 hrs
Michael Dopita
Australian National University, Australia
Non-thermal Electron Distributions in HII regions?
18 March 2013
Monday
15:30 hrs
Michael Dopita
Australian National University, Australia
Close Encounters and Gas Stripping in Galaxies
08 March 2013
Friday
15:30 hrs
Rodney Delgado Serrano
Panama Univ Astronomical Observatory
The Evolution of the Hubble Sequence: Morpho-Kinematics of Distance Galaxies
05 March 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
L. S. Anusha
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany
Advanced Numerical Methods For Polarized Line Formation Theory.
27 February 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Bindusar Sahoo
National Institute for Subatomic Physics (NIKHEF), Amsterdam
Topologically massive higher-spin gravity
21 February 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Sravani Vaddi
Rochester Institute of Technology
Feedback in the local universe: The Relation between star formation and AGN activity in typical elliptical galaxies
15 February 2013
Friday
11:30 hrs
Shriharsh Tendulkar
Caltech
Magnetars: Kinematics, ages and birth places
14 February 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Shriharsh Tendulkar
Caltech
Robo-AO: Automated Adaptive Optics for Small Telescopes
14 February 2013
Thursday
11:30 hrs
A K Sen
Assam University, Silchar
Photopolarimetric Observations of some recent comets
13 February 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Pratik Majumdar
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
Very High Energy Gamma Ray astronomy : A tool to study the very high energy universe
28 January 2013
Monday
11:30 hrs
Giono Gabriel
University of Lyon, France
Segmentation of Coronal Features to Understand EUV & UV Irradiance Variability
15 January 2013
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
JinLin Han
National Astronomical Observatories , Beijing, China
Galaxy clusters as tracers of cosmic web
11 January 2013
Friday
15:30 hrs
Rahul Shetty
University of Heidelberg, Germany
A non-universal Kennicutt-Schmidt relationship and star formation self-regulation
10 January 2013
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Pratika Dayal
Royal Observatory, Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
The earliest galaxies: probing cosmic dawn
09 January 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Debanjan Bose
Inter-university Institute for High Energies (IIHE), Brussel, Belgium
Study of AGN and GRBs in Very High Energy Regime
09 January 2013
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Manoj Puravankara
Department of Physics & Astronomy , University of Rochester , USA
Infrared Spectroscopy of Protostars with Spitzer and Herschel: Probing the earliest stages of stellar birth
08 January 2013
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Girjesh Gupta
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Lindau, Germany
Nature of propagating disturbances in the polar coronal hole
04 January 2013
Friday
15:30 hrs
Akondi Vyas
School of Physics Science Centre - North Belfield Dublin 4
Detecting lower order aberrations: an analysis of Hartmann Shack, curvature and confocal wavefront sensors
04 January 2013
Friday
11:30 hrs
Bidya Binay Karak
Department Of Physics , Indian Institute Of Science , Bangalore
Theoretical study of the solar magnetic cycle and its irregularities
02 January 2013
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
K. Nomoto
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU), Todai Institutes for Advanced Study (TODIAS), The University of Tokyo
Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
31 December 2012
Monday
15:30 hrs
Shri Kulkarni
Caltech, USA
ULTRASAT: An Ultra-Violet Time Domain Explorer
27 December 2012
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Siddharth Savyasachi Malu
School of Basic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
A Window into the early history of the Universe
30 November 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
C. Muthumariappan
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
On the nature of IRAS 18333-2357: a very rare and peculiar PN located in the Globular cluster M22
29 November 2012
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Natalie Batalha
San Jose State University, USA
Catching Shadows: Kepler
19 November 2012
Monday
11:30 hrs
Seshadri T.R.
Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi
Constraining Primordial Magnetic Fields using Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
16 November 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
G. Thejappa
Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Emission Modes of Solar Type I Radio Bursts
15 November 2012
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Shrikanth G. Kanekal
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center
The dynamics of Relativistic Electrons in the Earth's Van Allen Radiation Belts: current understanding and future prospects
09 November 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Kanak Saha
Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany
Secular evolution and structure of disk galaxies: impact of dark matter halos
02 November 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Petrus C. Martens
Physics and Computer Science Departments, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA, USA
Computer Vision for Solar Physics
31 October 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Ashok K. Singal
Physical Research laboratory, Ahmedabad
Our large peculiar motion in the universe determined from the radio sky brightness anisotropy at 1.4 GHz
12 October 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Subinoy Das
Institute for Theoretical Physics and Cosmology, Aachen, Germany
Mysteries of dark matter, dark energy and their possible connection to the neutrino
27 September 2012
Thursday
11:30 hrs
L. N. Hazra
Department of Applied Optics and Photonics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Selected Topics from Contemporary Research in Applied Optics
17 August 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Peeyush Prasad
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Amsterdam-ASTRON Radio Transients Facility and Analysis Center, and the search for Radio transients using LOFAR
16 August 2012
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Sandeep Gautam
Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
Mixtures of Bose-Einstein Condensates
27 July 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
G. Thejappa
Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Bispectral Analysis of a Langmuir Wave Packets Associated with Solar Type III Radio Bursts
25 July 2012
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Debi Prasad Choudhary
California State University, Northridge, USA
The Nature of Sunspot Phenomena - An Observer's View
24 July 2012
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Marcel Goossens
Center for Plasma Astrophysics, KU Leuven, Belgium
Coronal Seismology Using Standing and Propagating MHD Waves
24 July 2012
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
A. Bemporad
INAF-Turin Astrophysical Observatory, Turin, Italy
Solar mass ejections: what we learnt from coronal spectroscopy
23 July 2012
Monday
15:30 hrs
Jorg Buchner
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research and Georg August University Gottingen, Germany
Magnetic energy release in the laboratory and in astrophysics, the Sun and other stars
13 July 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Cristina H. Mandrini
Instituto de Astronomia y Fi­sica del Espacio, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Combined quantitative study of CMEs - ICMEs
12 July 2012
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Marian Karlicky
Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
PLASMA PROCESSES IN THE ELECTRON BEAM-RETURN CURRENT SYSTEM OF SOLAR FLARES
11 July 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Stanislav Gunar
Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Complex modelling of fine structures of the solar quiescent prominences
11 July 2012
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Marian Karlicky
Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
CASCADING MAGNETIC RECONNECTION IN SOLAR FLARES
10 July 2012
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Petr Heinzel
Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Radiative relaxation in solar prominences
04 July 2012
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Bhimsen Shivamoggi
Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida, Orlando. USA
Electron MHD (EMHD) Turbulence
19 June 2012
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
Shalima P.
IUCAA, Pune
Mid-IR counterparts of X-ray sources in NGC1399
28 May 2012
Monday
15:30 hrs
Vikram Rana
Caltech
The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)
25 May 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
N. Kameswara Rao
Formerly at IIA
Ragoonatha Chary and his Astronomy at Madras Observatroy
23 May 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Jasjeet Singh Bagla
IISER, Mohali
Forming Galaxies in Dark Matter Haloes
23 April 2012
Monday
15:30 hrs
Ananda Hota
NCRA-TIFR, Pune
Panchromatic Snapshots of Galaxy Evolution: Infall, Merger and Feedback
20 April 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Gert de Geyter
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, University of Ghent, Belgium
Radiative Transfer Simulations: Fitting and Applications
30 March 2012
Friday
11:30 hrs
Bharat Kumar Yerra
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Study of Li-rich K Giants
21 March 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Sudhakar Panda
Harish-Chandra Research Institute
Inflation and Quintessence from String theory
14 March 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Per Kjaergaard Rasmussen
Copenhagen University
The SONG Project
13 March 2012
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Smitha Subramanian
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Stellar Populations in the Magellanic Clouds
24 February 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Sumati Surya
Raman Research Institute
Phenomenology from Quantum Gravity -- a brief introduction to causal set theory
22 February 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Koji Kawabata
Hiroshima Astrophysical Science Center, Hiroshima University
Transient Object Studies with Hiroshima `Kanata` 1.5-m Telescope
17 February 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Keiichi Maeda
Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Todai Institute for Advanced Studies (TODIAS), University of Tokyo
Studying nearby Type Ia Supernovae for future cosmological applications
08 February 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Preeti Kharb
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, USA
A Multi-wavelength, Multi-scale Study of Jets in Radio-Powerful AGNs: Clues to Jet formation and Challenges to Unification
07 February 2012
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Arnold Hanslmeier
Institut fur Physik, Universitat Graz, Austria
Solar convection in the ascending solar activity phase
25 January 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
M. B. Roopashree
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Wavefront correction using MEMS deformable mirror
25 January 2012
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Amit Shukla
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Multiwavelength studies of selected TeV Blazars
24 January 2012
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Shravan Hanasoge
Princeton University, USA
The Rapidly Rotating Solar Convection Zone
20 January 2012
Friday
11:30 hrs
Steven Tomczyk
High Altitude Observatory/NCAR
Observation of Alfven waves in the Solar Corona
09 January 2012
Monday
11:30 hrs
Trinh X. Thuan
University of Virginia
Blue Compact Dwarf and Green Pea Galaxies: Laboratories for star formation studies in a nearly primordial environment
04 January 2012
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Kartik Sheth
NRAO
ALMA: A Revolutionary Telescope For Transformational Science, Technology and Computing
02 January 2012
Monday
11:30 hrs
Luca Baiotti
Osaka university, Japan
Binary neutron-star simulations and short gamma-ray bursts
19 December 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
Dominik Utz
Institute of Physics, University of Graz, Austria
Dynamics of magnetic bright points as observed by Hinode/SOT
16 December 2011
Friday
15:30 hrs
Birgit Lemmerer
IGAM, Institute of Physics, University of Graz, Austria
Segmentation Algorithms applied to Data from Simulations and Observations - First Results and Outlook
12 December 2011
Monday
11:30 hrs
Manjari Bagchi
West Virginia University
What do the orbital and stellar properties of millisecond pulsars in globular clusters tell us ?
05 December 2011
Monday
11:30 hrs
Neha Choksi
Project 88, Mumbai
A talk about an artist's work and a materially bound search for absence
24 November 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Shiv Sethi
RRI, Bangalore
Primordial magnetic fields in cosmological context
09 November 2011
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Y Schekinov
South-Federal University, Rostov, Russia
Mixing of metals in low-surface brightness galaxies and all that
08 November 2011
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
G. Thejappa
Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Emission Patterns of Solar Type III Radio Bursts: Stereoscopic Observations
01 November 2011
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Gaspar Bakos
Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
Searching for planets with HATNet and HATSouth
10 October 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
N. Kameswara Rao
Formerly with the Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Megalithic stone alignments: A fast disappearing astronomical heritage
29 September 2011
Thursday
11:30 hrs
Paramita Barai
Department of Physics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
Investigating the Cosmological Impact of Expanding Radio Galaxies on Large-Scales
13 September 2011
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Varun Bhalerao
Caltech, USA
Weighing in on Neutron Stars
12 September 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
Varun Bhalerao
Caltech, USA
NuSTAR: Unveiling the Hard X-ray Universe
26 August 2011
Friday
15:30 hrs
Sujit Sarkar
Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research, Bangalore
Perfect Entanglement Transport in Quantum Spin Chain Systems
25 August 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Arunima Banerjee
Indian Institute of Science
Vertical Structure of Disk Galaxies and their Dark Matter Halos
24 August 2011
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Sridharan Rengaswamy
European Southern Observatory, Chile
The Very Large Telescope Interferometer
18 August 2011
Thursday
10:00 hrs
Rumpa Choudhury
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Studies of Young Stellar Objects and Their Evironment
17 August 2011
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
L. N. Hazra
Department of Applied Optics and Photonics, University of Calcutta
Optical System Design: A prophylactic strategy for Global synthesis
02 August 2011
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
Suchetana Chatterjee
Yale University, USA
Cosmological Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes
01 August 2011
Monday
16:00 hrs
Meridith Rawls
New Mexico State University, USA
Light Curve Solutions of Eclipsing Binaries in the Large Magellanic Cloud
01 August 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
Brandon Patel
Rutgers University, USA
SN2010a: is it a Peculiar Type-Ia Supernova?
01 August 2011
Monday
11:00 hrs
Ritaban Chatterjee
Yale University, USA
The AGN/X-Ray Binary Connection
21 July 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Durgesh Tripathi
IUCAA, Pune
Heating of Solar Active Regions
14 July 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Aruna Goswami
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
HE 1015-2050: Discovery of a hydrogen-deficient carbon star at high Galactic latitude
11 July 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
Kinsuk Acharyya
S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
How Molecules form in the Star Forming Regions ?
07 July 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Shiva Kumar, M.
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
A study of magnetic helicity in forced and decaying 3D-MHD turbulence
06 July 2011
Wednesday
11:00 hrs
Kanak Saha
Humboldt fellow, MPE, Garching, Germany
Dynamical evolution of a low mass classical bulge in barred galaxies
23 June 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Anusha L.S.
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Polarized line formation in multi-dimensional media with partial frequency redistribution
22 June 2011
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
N.M. Ashok
PRL, Ahmedabad
Infrared Studies of Recent Outbursts of Recurrent Novae
20 June 2011
Monday
11:00 hrs
Jens Kauffmann
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
How the structure of Dense Cores and Molecular Clouds influences the Formation of Stars
17 June 2011
Friday
11:30 hrs
Meredith Rawls
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Refined Neutron Star Mass Determinations for Six Eclipsing X-Ray Pulsar Binaries
17 June 2011
Friday
11:00 hrs
Brandon Patel
Rutgers University, USA
Analysis of a State Changing Supersoft X-ray Source in the Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
14 June 2011
Tuesday
12:20 hrs
H. D. Supriya
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Study of Novae rate in Local Group Galaxies
14 June 2011
Tuesday
11:40 hrs
K. Sowmya
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
The planetary nebula associated with the classical nova V458 Vul
14 June 2011
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
C. R. Sangeetha
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Development of Atmospheric Turbulence Simulator
06 May 2011
Friday
11:00 hrs
V. Ramesh Kumar
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Soliton and its dynamics in Bose-Einstein Condensates
04 May 2011
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Sanhita Joshi
NCRA, PUNE
The first polarization maps with the GMRT
28 April 2011
Thursday
11:00 hrs
A. B. Sudhakara Reddy
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Observational aspects of Galaxy formation theory
11 April 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
Ananda Hota
Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics,Academia Sinica,Taipei,Taiwan
Panchromatic Snapshots of Galaxy Evolution: Infall, Merger and Feedback Processes
28 March 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
Phani Murali Krishna R
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
High Performance Computing (HPC) and its Applications in Atmospheric Sciences and Physics
28 March 2011
Monday
11:00 hrs
Priyam Das
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata
Investigation of various Nonlinear Excitations of Bose-Einstein Condensates
18 March 2011
Friday
11:00 hrs
John Hutchings
Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Victoria, Canada
Isolating QSO types with the combined GALEX-SDSS database
16 March 2011
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
John Hutchings
Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Victoria, Canada
An overview of plans to upgrade the CFHT to 10m
08 March 2011
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
Rajesh Gopal
Bose Institute, Kolkata
Magnetic field effects in galaxy clusters
17 February 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Vijay Kapur
IGNOU, NEW DELHI
The Role of the Administrative Bureaucracy in Promoting Technology and Scientific Research - A Reality Check in the Indian Context
10 February 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
N. Kameswara Rao
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Buckyballs's bounce to R Coronae Borealis stars
01 February 2011
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
Almudena Alonso-Herrero
Centro de Astrobiologia, INTA-CSIC, Madrid, Spain
Testing the Unified Model of AGN: Fitting the IR emission of Seyfert
28 January 2011
Friday
11:00 hrs
Shravan Hanasoge
Princeton University, Princeton, USA
Seismic constraints on global solar convection
27 January 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
G. Thejappa
University of Maryland & NASA/GSFC, USA
Some Recent Results from STEREO
24 January 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
S. Turck-Chièze
SAp/IRFU/CEA
A global view of the solar magnetism
24 January 2011
Monday
11:00 hrs
Donald M. Hassler
Southwest Research Institute, Colorado, USA
Spectral Imaging of the Coronal Environment (SPICE) on the Solar Orbiter Mission
10 January 2011
Monday
15:30 hrs
Shri Kulkarni
California Institute of Technology
Next Generation Transient Facility
07 January 2011
Friday
15:30 hrs
H. Frisch
Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice, France
The Hanle effect: (i) Action of a random Markovian magnetic field, (ii) A scattering expansion method of solution
03 January 2011
Monday
11:00 hrs
Masayuki Yamanaka
Hiroshima University
Observational study of the extremely luminous Type Ia SN 2009dc
30 December 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Nozomu Tominaga
Konan University, Japan
Shock breakouts of Type II plateau supernovae and future survey plans
16 December 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Poonam Chandra
Royal Military College, Canada
Cosmological transient objects
15 December 2010
Wednesday
15:00 hrs
G. Sindhuja
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Temporal variations in the Solar chromosphere-Ca K line profiles
14 December 2010
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
S. Sumangala Rao
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Chemical Compositions of a sample of post-AGB stars
02 December 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
P. K. Mukherjee
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University & Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal
Spectroscopy of atoms under liquid helium
25 November 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Ram Ajor Maurya
Udaipur Solar Observatory, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
SEISMIC STUDY OF SOLAR ACTIVE REGIONS USING RING DIAGRAMS
28 October 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Rohan Eugene Louis
Udaipur Solar Observatory
Achieving high spatial resolution using Adaptive Optics at the Udaipur Solar Observatory
28 October 2010
Thursday
11:00 hrs
P. Ramya
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Study of stellar streams in the Galaxy
22 October 2010
Friday
15:30 hrs
Neeharika Sinha
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
An implication of recent prolonged solar minimum through Almahata Sitta meteorite fall
07 October 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Dharam Vir Lal
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA
Constraining the nature of X-shaped radio galaxies - new insights from radio and X-ray data
04 October 2010
Monday
15:00 hrs
B.P. Hema
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Clues to the origin of RCB stars
04 October 2010
Monday
11:00 hrs
G. Indu
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Recent star formation history of the Magellanic Clouds
02 September 2010
Thursday
11:00 hrs
Arya Dhar
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Novel Quantum Phases in ultracold atoms in optical superlattices
30 August 2010
Monday
11:30 hrs
Prashanth Mohan
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Models for observational signatures of black holes
26 August 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Jayesh Bhatt
Brunel University, UK
Molecular simulations and internal dynamical properties of particulate systems
19 August 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
K.B. Ramesh
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Coronal activity and sunspots – solar cycle perspective
30 July 2010
Friday
11:00 hrs
PAUL J. WIITA
The College of New Jersey, USA
Testing Active Galactic Nuclei Unification via Quasar Optical Spectra and Radio Morphologies
29 July 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Alok C. Gupta
ARIES, Nainital
Quasi Periodic Oscillations (QPOs) in Blazars on Diverse Time Scales
28 July 2010
Wednesday
16:30 hrs
Gordon MacDonald
University of California-Northridge
Studies of Waves in Sunspots Using Spectropolarimetric and Imaging Observations
28 July 2010
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
Kristopher Vorren
University of North Carolina
Probing of solar core rotation
28 July 2010
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Megan Force
University of Vermont
Infrared and Optical Observations of R Corona Borealis Stars
28 July 2010
Wednesday
15:00 hrs
Christene Lynch
University of Iowa
Optical Photometry and Spectroscopy of SN 2006be, a Type IIP Supernova
23 July 2010
Friday
11:00 hrs
Noah Brosch
Tel Aviv University, Israel
The fascinating world of ring galaxies
13 July 2010
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
M.B. Roopashree
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Multilayered temporally evolving phase screens based on statistical interpolation
08 July 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Jean-Pierre ROZELOT
Nice University, France
A story of the solar oblateness: from Princeton, 1966 to future space missions
06 July 2010
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
Bharat Kumar Yerra
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Survey for Li-rich K giants
01 July 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Georgeta Maris
Institute of Geodynamics of the Romanian Academy, Romania
Specific Features of the High Speed Streams in Solar Wind during Solar Cycle 23
01 July 2010
Thursday
11:00 hrs
Mansi Kasliwal
California Institute of Technology
The Palomar Transient Factory
30 June 2010
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Megan Force
University of Vermont
SUBPULSE MODULATION AND MODING OF THE FIVE-COMPONENT PULSAR B1737+13
30 June 2010
Wednesday
11:00 hrs
Kristopher Vorren
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
CAROLINA PHYSICS
29 June 2010
Tuesday
14:30 hrs
Lakshmi Pradeep Chitta
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Oscillations and heating of the Solar Chromosphere at the sites of fine scale features as seen with Hinode/SOT and SoHO/MDI
29 June 2010
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
Smitha H.N.
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Analysis of the polarimetric data of Ca 4227 line
28 June 2010
Monday
11:30 hrs
Gordon MacDonald
University of California-Northridge
FLOWS IN THE MAGNETIZED REGIONS NEAR SUNSPOTS
28 June 2010
Monday
11:00 hrs
Christene Lynch
University of Iowa
FIRST CALCULATIONS OF GROWTH RATES FOR SATURN KILOMETRIC RADIATION AS MEASURED BY CASSINI
24 June 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
C.S. Stalin
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Quasars in the Canada - France - Hawaii Telescope Legacy Survey
22 June 2010
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
A. Vyas
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Thresholded Zernike reconstructor and dither based sensor towards improved wavefront reconstruction in adaptive optics systems
18 June 2010
Friday
11:00 hrs
Sundar Srinivasan
Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France
The GRAMS AGB Models: Calculating the Mass-Loss Return to the LMC from SED fits to SAGE Data
03 June 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Sumedh V. Anathpindika
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
A NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION INTO THE FORMATION OF PRESTELLAR CORES
25 May 2010
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
A.C. Pradhan
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
FAR ULTRAVIOLET DIFFUSE EMISSION FROM THE LARGE MAGELLANIC CLOUD
18 May 2010
Tuesday
11:00 hrs
Rumpa Choudhury
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
VARIABLE CIRCUMSTELLAR ACTIVITIES OF HERBIG Ae STAR HD 38238
17 May 2010
Monday
11:00 hrs
Pravabati Chingangbam
Sejong University, South Korea
Search for primordial non-Gaussian signals in the CMB
24 March 2010
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Hari Dass
Indian Institute of Science
CPU and GPU Computing
25 February 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Atul Deep
Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Use of AO PSF Models to Study Resolved Stellar Populations
18 January 2010
Monday
15:30 hrs
Vikram Soni
Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
Magnetars Incognito: Magnetars that have not been Recognized
17 December 2009
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Durgesh Tripathi
University of Cambridge, U.K.
Source Region Magnetic Configuration in CMEs and their Initiation
17 December 2009
Thursday
11:00 hrs
N. Gopalswamy
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA
Some Recent Findings on Interplanetary Shocks Driven by Coronal Mass Ejections
10 December 2009
Thursday
15:30 hrs
J Vivekanandan
National Center for Atmospheric Research, , USA
Remote Sensing of Cloud Microphysics, Aerosols, and Water Vapor Using Microwave Radiometers and Lidars
05 November 2009
Thursday
15:30 hrs
C H Ishwara-Chandra
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR, & Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune
A Deep Search for High-redshift Radio Galaxies
29 October 2009
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Andrea Borch
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Direct NBODY Simulation
16 September 2009
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
Celine Joseph
Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore
On the Development of 10.5 micron Quantum-well Infrared Photo-detector for Astronomical Applications
24 August 2009
Monday
11:30 hrs
Jürgen Schmitt
Hamburger Sternwarte, Hamburg, Germany
A High-resolution Stellar Spectrograph for the NLST
13 August 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Richard Britto
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Observation of the Crab Nebula with the HAGAR Telescope System in the Himalayas
31 July 2009
Friday
16:00 hrs
Anvesh Vagiri
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
Accessing FITS Files over the Internet
23 July 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Rekhesh Mohan
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
An Introduction to High-performance Computing using Graphics Processors
02 July 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Noah Brosch
Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Grey extinction in the Milky Way
11 June 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Danielle Alloin
Service d´Astrophysique, CEA Saclay, France
Differential Gravitational Lensing to Unveil Molecular Structures around High Redshift AGN
14 May 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Amit Pathak
School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham, UK
Polycyclic Hydrocarbons in Space
30 March 2009
Monday
16:00 hrs
Mukul Kundu
University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Recent Progress in Solar Radio Physics in Microwaves
05 February 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Wolfgang Kalkofen
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
The Structure of the Sun, from the Deep Interior to the Outer Layers: What we believe we know about it
29 January 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Jaroslaw Kijak
Institute of Astronomy, University of Zielona Góra, Poland
Turn-over in Pulsar Radio Spectra
07 January 2009
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
Vikram Soni
National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi
A Solution to the Puzzle of Magnetars
17 December 2008
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
Bhimsen Shivamoggi
University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
Driven Magnetic Field Reconnection in Hall MHD
27 November 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Sami Dib
Service d'Astrophysique, CEA, Saclay, France
Formation and Properties of Dense Cores in Molecular Clouds
24 November 2008
Monday
11:30 hrs
C. S. Stalin
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Estimation of H0 through Monitoring of Lensed Quasars
21 November 2008
Friday
11:30 hrs
Tanya A. Ryabchikova
Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
The Vienna Atomic Line Database and its use in Stellar Atmosphere Structure and Abundance Analysis
20 November 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Mikhail E. Sachkov
Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
The World Space Observatory: An Ultraviolet Mission for the Next Decade
19 November 2008
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
Tanya A. Ryabchikova
Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Chemical Structure of the Atmospheres of Ap Stars
31 October 2008
Friday
11:30 hrs
Mausumi Dikpati
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA
Simulating Solar Climate: Opportunities and Challenges
08 October 2008
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
Tapas K Das
Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
Astrophysical Accretion as an Analogue Gravity Phenomenon
03 October 2008
Friday
16:00 hrs
Patrick McCarthy
Carnegie Observatories, Pasadena, USA
The Giant Magellan Telescope Project
18 September 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Manas Mukherjee
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
Particle Trap: A Universal Tool for Atomic and Molecular Physics Experiments
28 August 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Sabyasachi Chatterjee
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
What is Graphite? Its Formation, Morphology and Extinction
01 August 2008
Friday
16:00 hrs
Ashish Mahabal
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Transient Detection and Classification
17 July 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Benjamin Trakhtenbrot
Tel-Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
Measuring the Mass and Accretion-rate of Super-Massive Black Holes in AGN through Cosmic Epochs
16 July 2008
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
S. P. Bagare
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Status Report of NLST
11 July 2008
Friday
16:00 hrs
Bidhan Saha
Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, USA
Slow Ion-Molecule Collisions: Molecular State Treatment
07 July 2008
Monday
16:00 hrs
Claudio Ricci
Data Centre for Astrophysics, Geneva University, Switzerland
The INTEGRAL View on AGN
26 June 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Chiranjib Sur
Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Fe K-lines : Applications to X-ray and Gamma-ray Astronomy
19 June 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
A. R. Ganesan
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai
Optical Wavefront Sensing and Control for Adaptive Optics Applications
12 June 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Ritaban Chatterjee
Boston University, Boston, USA
Correlated Multi-frequency Time Variability in the Blazar 3C 279
15 May 2008
Thursday
04:00 hrs
Bruce Fegley
Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Atmospheric Chemistry during the Accretion of Earth-like Exoplanets
10 April 2008
Thursday
04:00 hrs
Dirk Soltau
Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik ,Freiburg, Germany
Adaptive Optics at the German Solar Telescopes on Tenerife
24 March 2008
Monday
12:00 hrs
Shrinivas Kulkarni
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Rayleigh Scattering System for Palomar 60-inch
06 March 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Anand Narayanan
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
The Origins and Evolution of Weak Low Ionization Quasar Absorption Systems
21 February 2008
Thursday
04:00 hrs
Yu-Qing Lou
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Magnetohydro dynamic Shock Flows in Clusters of Galaxies
20 February 2008
Wednesday
04:00 hrs
Oskar Steiner
Kiepenheuer-Institut fuer Sonnenphysik, Freiburg, Germany
The Structure of the Solar Internetwork Magnetic Field: Comparison of Numerical Simulations with Hinode Observations
18 February 2008
Monday
16:00 hrs
Colin Cunningham
Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, UK
The European Extremely Large Telescope
08 February 2008
Friday
04:00 hrs
Gregg Hallinan
National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
Looking for a Pulse: The Search for Radio Emission from Brown Dwarfs and Extrasolar Planets
31 January 2008
Thursday
04:00 hrs
Bruce Hrivnak
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, USA
Mulitiwavelength Studies of Proto-planetary Nebulae
25 January 2008
Friday
11:00 hrs
Barnali Chakrabarty
Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata
Bose-Einstein Condensation: A Quantum Many-body Approach
24 January 2008
Thursday
04:00 hrs
Shravan Hanasoge
Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Theoretical Studies of Wave Interactions in the Sun
18 January 2008
Friday
11:00 hrs
Bharat Kumar Yerra
Indian Insitute of Astrophysics
Lithium-rich K Giants
14 January 2008
Monday
16:00 hrs
David Schade & Séverin Gaudet
Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Victoria, Canada
Multiwavelength Data at the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre
10 January 2008
Thursday
04:00 hrs
Dipankar Banerjee
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Global Solar and Stellar Coronal Seismology
09 January 2008
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
Heath Jones
Anglo-Australian Observatory, Epping, Australia
The 6dF Galaxy Survey: Initial Results and Large-Scale Structure and Galaxy Evolution
03 January 2008
Thursday
12:00 hrs
Shashi M. Kanbur
State Univerisity of New York, Oswego, USA
The Non-linear Cepheid Period-Luminosity Relation: Implications for H0 and Cepheid Physics
03 January 2008
Thursday
10:30 hrs
Rumpa Choudhury
Indian Insitute of Astrophysics
Young Stellar Objects and their Environment
03 December 2007
Monday
11:00 hrs
M. Sampoorna
Indian Insitute of Astrophysics
Effects of Magnetic Turbulence and Scattering on Line Polarization
15 November 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Sivarani Thirupathi
Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
Relics from the Dawn of Time: Abundance patterns of Extreme Metal Poor Stars of the Galaxy
25 October 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
C. Muthumariappan
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
An Investigation of Dust in the Reflection Nebula OH231.8 + 4.2 using Mid-IR Imaging
11 October 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Annamaneni Peraiah
formerly Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Radiative Transfer on X-Y Geometry
03 October 2007
Wednesday
11:00 hrs
Prateek Sharma
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Transport and Heating in Low Luminosity Accretion Flows
27 September 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Kanak Saha
Joint Astronomy Programme, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Dynamics of Warps in Spiral Galaxies
12 September 2007
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
N. Kameswara Rao
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
R Coronae Borealis Stars - Their Evolutionary Status and Dust Production : An Observational Approach
24 August 2007
Friday
16:00 hrs
Thejappa Golla
Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, USA
Observations of Low Frequency Magnetic Field Fluctuations Near the Moon
23 August 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
T.N. Rengarajan
formerly Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Compact HII Regions and Massive Star Formation
13 August 2007
Monday
16:00 hrs
Ranjan Vasudevan
Institute of Astronomy Cambridge, UK
Piecing Together the X-ray Background: the Bolometric Output from AGN
13 July 2007
Friday
16:00 hrs
Sanjaya Paudel
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Spin-vector Orientation of Galaxies in Seven Abell Clusters of BM Type II
09 July 2007
Monday
16:00 hrs
Nagaraj Naidu
UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, U.K.
Low Light Level CCDs: Performance and Issues
21 June 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Sam Barden
Anglo-Australian Observatory, Epping, Australia
On-going and Future Instrumentation Efforts at the Anglo-Australian Observatory
14 June 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Jayant Kumar Pendharkar
Osmania University, Hyderabad
Anticorrelated Hard X-ray Time Lags in Galactic Blackhole Sources - Evidence for Truncated Accretion Disk Models
05 April 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Subharthi Ray
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune
Strange Quark Stars: From Theory to their Current Standings
12 March 2007
Monday
16:00 hrs
Humeshkar Nemala
University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
HII Regions
01 March 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Achamveedu Gopakumar
Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany
Inspiral Dynamics of Compact Binaries: its Applications and Implications
26 February 2007
Monday
16:00 hrs
Dan McKenzie
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK
The Internal Structure of Venus and Mars from Satellite Tracking
05 February 2007
Monday
16:00 hrs
Subhashis Roy
ASTRON, The Netherlands
Recent Low-frequency Studies near the Galactic Centre
01 February 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
N. Gopalswamy
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center USA
Halo Coronal Mass Ejections and their Geoeffectiveness
12 January 2007
Friday
16:00 hrs
Sydney Barnes
Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, USA
Ages for Illustrative Field Stars using Gyrochronology
11 January 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Frédéric Courbin
Ecolé Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Quasar time delays, Ho and Dark Matter
11 January 2007
Thursday
11:00 hrs
Mina Koleva
Observatoire de Lyon, France
Analysis of Stellar Populations: New Tools, New
10 January 2007
Wednesday
16:00 hrs
Dilip Ghosh Roy
University of Utah, USA
Multiple and Multi-centred Scattering in Bounded and Unbounded Media
10 January 2007
Wednesday
11:00 hrs
Philippe Prugniel
Observatoire de Lyon, France
Diffuse Elliptical galaxies A Rosette stone to Understand the Evolution of Galaxies in Clusters?
07 December 2006
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Yogesh Wadadekar
Princeton University, USA
Star-forming galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field parallels
22 November 2006
Wednesday
16:30 hrs
H. M. Antia
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Temporal Variations of Solar Rotation during Solar Cycle 23
02 November 2006
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Satoshi Yamamoto
University of Tokyo, Japan
Chemical Evolution of Molecular Clouds
26 September 2006
Tuesday
00:00 hrs
Abhishek Kumar Srivastava
Banares Hindu University, Varanasi
On the Role of MHD Waves in Solar Wind Source Region
31 August 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
David Lambert
Department of Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin, USA
The Giant Magellan Telescope
24 August 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Pratik Majumdar
Max-Planck-Institute for Physics, Germany
Observation of VHE Gamma Ray Sources with the MAGIC Telescope
10 August 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Sawant H.S
BDA Team -Brazilian National Space Research Institute - INPE Brazil
Status of the development of the Brazilian Decimetric Array and other activities of the solar physics Group at INPE
03 August 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Margarita Safonova
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Detection of Intermediate-mass Black Holes from Microlensing in Globular Clusters
02 August 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
Palahalli R. Vishwanath
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Multi-wavelength Studies of the Galactic Centre
28 July 2006
Friday
00:00 hrs
Shrinivas R. Kulkarni
California Institute of Technology,
An Explosion of Cosmic Explosions
13 July 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Nimisha Kantharia
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune
GMRT Observations of Galaxy Group Holmberg 124: Signatures of Tidal Interaction and Ram Pressure Stripping
10 July 2006
Monday
00:00 hrs
Nozomu Tominaga
Department of Astronomy, University of Tokyo, Japan
Core-Collapse Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts: Type Ib SN2005bf and Type Ic SN2006aj/GRB060218
07 July 2006
Friday
00:00 hrs
Koji S. Kawabata
Astrophysical Science Center, Hiroshima University, Japan
Spectropolarimetric and Spectroscopic studies of Circumstellar Environments of Explosive stars, and the Hiroshima 1.5-m Telescope Project
06 July 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Mamoru Doi
Institute of Astronomy, University of Tokyo, Japan
Distant SN Surveys for Cosmological Expansion Measurements using SUBARU
03 July 2006
Monday
00:00 hrs
Nagaraja Naidu
UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Edinburgh, UK
Optical and Near-Infrared Instrumentation at the UK Astronomy Technology Centre
29 June 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Indranil Chattopadhyay
Chungnam National University, South Korea
Relativisitic Numerical Hydrodynamics and Equation of State
29 June 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Abhishek Rawat
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune
Unravelling the morphologies of Luminous Compact Galaxies using the HST/ACS GOODS survey
15 June 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Dipanjan Mitra
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR, Pune
PSR B0329+54 - A Pulsar with Unique Emission Properties
14 June 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
Pavan Chakraborty
Assam University, Silchar
Exposure Time Calculator for IFOSC and Sky Background Estimation
02 June 2006
Friday
00:00 hrs
Bhas Bapat
Laboratory Astrophysics Group, Physical Research Laboratory
Photo Triple Ionization of CO2
21 April 2006
Friday
00:00 hrs
Tomotsugu Goto
Department of Infrared Astrophysics, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan
The Origin of E+A (post-starburst) Galaxies
12 April 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
Malaya Kumar Nayak
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Theoretical Investigation of Relativistic Effects in Heavy Atoms and Polar Molecules Thesis Seminar
06 April 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Shashi Bhushan Pandey
Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, Spain
Optical observations of GRB afterglows
16 March 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Kavan Ratnatunga
Carnegie-Mellon University, USA
Gravitational Lensing Studies with the Hubble Space Telescope
06 March 2006
Monday
00:00 hrs
Meetu Sethi Luthra
Coasting Cosmology: An Alternative to the Big Bang
01 March 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
Luc Damc
Service dAcronomie du CNRS, FRANCE
The Ultimate High Resolution View of the Sun: the SOLARNET Mission
24 February 2006
Friday
00:00 hrs
Parthasarathi Majumdar
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata
The Mysterious Warmth of Blackholes
23 February 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Uma Vijh
Space Telescope Science Institute, USA
Photoluminescence by Interstellar Dust and a Look at the Dust Characteristics in the LMC using the Sptizer Space Telescope
03 February 2006
Friday
00:00 hrs
Denis J. Sullivan
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Asteroseismology with Pulsating White Dwarf Stars
03 February 2006
Friday
00:00 hrs
B.Ananthanarayan
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Low Energy Interactions at High Precision
20 January 2006
Friday
00:00 hrs
Richard Conn Henry
The John Hopkins University
Physics and Astronomy
19 January 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
John Hearnshaw
Mt John University Observatory
Measuring Precise Radial Velocities with the Hercules Spectrograph at Mt John University Observatory
18 January 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
John Hearnshaw
Mt John University Observatory
The MOA 1.8-m alt-az Wide-field Survey Telescope at Mt John and the MOA Microlensing Project
16 January 2006
Monday
16:00 hrs
Sabine Kram
CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Synergy between Colliders and Cosmology


Special Lectures

Date Speaker Title
10 August 2016
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
Rajaram Nityananda
Azim Premji University, Bangalore
FOUNDER
05 April 2016
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
Stanley E. Whitcomb
LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Bicentennial Commemorative Public Lecture: The long quest for LIGO’s discovery of gravitational waves from a binary black hole
01 March 2016
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Jacques Blamont
CNES, France
New Space and Planetary Exploration? Would India be involved?
15 February 2016
Monday
15:30 hrs
B. N. Karkera
NITK Suratkal; NIAS; KGRCS; former BARC; CSO.
Ocean Containment of Nuclear Power Farms
27 October 2015
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
G. Srinivasan
IIA, Bangalore
Einstein's quest for a Theory of Relativity
06 October 2015
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
C. V. Vishveshwara
Former Senior Professor, IIA; Emeritus Director, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore
Einstein's General Theory of Relativity: The First Hundred Years
14 August 2015
Friday
15:30 hrs
Professor S.M.Chitre
IIA Founder's Day Lecture-2015: "Dr Vainu Bappu's Legacy to Solar Astronomy in India"
19 May 2015
Tuesday
16:00 hrs
D. D. Sarma
IISc, Bangalore
Bicentennial Commemorative Public Lecture: Attraction of Magnetism
05 March 2015
Thursday
16:30 hrs
Ramesh Narayan
Harvard University
Vainu Bappu Memorial Lecture: Black Hole Spin and Relativistic Jets
22 January 2015
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Srinivasan Raghavan
CeNSE, IISc, Bangalore
GaN and the 2014 Physics Nobel
28 November 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
G. Rajasekaran
IMSC, Chennai
LECTURE 3: Introduction to Elementary particles, Physics of Higgs boson, Solar and cosmological neutrino, Dark matter, Future directions in particle physics
28 November 2014
Friday
10:30 hrs
G. Rajasekaran
IMSC, Chennai
LECTURE 2: Introduction to Elementary particles, Physics of Higgs boson, Solar and cosmological neutrino, Dark matter, Future directions in particle physics
27 November 2014
Thursday
15:45 hrs
G. Rajasekaran
IMSC, Chennai
LECTURE 1: Introduction to Elementary particles, Physics of Higgs boson, Solar and cosmological neutrino, Dark matter, Future directions in particle physics
17 September 2014
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
A. P. Balachandran
Syracuse University, USA
Spacetime and Noncommutative Geometry
14 August 2014
Thursday
11:00 hrs
B. V. Sreekantan
National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
FOUNDER'S DAY LECTURE: Symbiotic Developments in Physics and Astronomy in the 20th Century: Where are they leading us in our search for “Reality”?
15 July 2014
Tuesday
16:00 hrs
Marta Burgay
INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, Italy
The double pulsar: a unique laboratory to test relativistic gravity
15 July 2014
Tuesday
14:30 hrs
Parampreet Singh
Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University
Quantum Journeys Beyond the Big Bang
03 July 2014
Thursday
14:30 hrs
G.Rajasekaran
Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
Neutrinos and the India-based Neutrino Observatory
13 May 2014
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
N. Gopalswamy
Solar Physics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Coronal Mass Ejections, Space Weather, and the State of the Heliosphere during the Weak Cycle 24
13 May 2014
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Johannes Anderson
The Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denamark
The Evolution of the Milky way Disk: 1974-2014
14 February 2014
Friday
16:00 hrs
Ms. Sithar Dolma,
Nova Specialty Hospital,
Lifestyle & Management
10 January 2014
Friday
15:30 hrs
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Vainu Bappu Professor, IIA and University of Oxford
Reflections on the discovery of pulsars
09 December 2013
Monday
17:30 hrs
Ashoke Sen
HRI, Allahabad
Bicentennial Commemorative Public Lecture: The search for a unified theory
21 October 2013
Monday
15:30 hrs
B. Ananthanarayan
CHEP, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
The discovery of the Higgs Boson and consequences: On the 2013 Physics Nobel Prize work of Englert and Higgs
08 August 2013
Thursday
11:30 hrs
G. Srinivasan
Formerly at Raman Research Institute
FOUNDER'S DAY LECTURE: Down Memory Lane - Vainu Bappu's Dreams Revisited
05 July 2013
Friday
16:30 hrs
T. Padmanabhan
IUCAA, Pune
Vainu Bappu Memorial Lecture: Conceptual Conundrums in Cosmology
05 July 2013
Friday
11:30 hrs
T. Padmanabhan
IUCAA, Pune
Matters of Gravity
10 August 2012
Friday
11:00 hrs
Anil Kakodkar
DAE Homi Bhabha Chair Professor & former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission of India
Management of Mega Science Programmes
09 March 2012
Friday
17:30 hrs
N. O. Weiss
University of Cambridge
THE CHAOTIC DYNAMO IN THE SUN
31 October 2011
Monday
11:30 hrs
A. Mangalam, G. C. Anupama, Pravabati Chinganbam
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Discussion on 2011 Physics Nobel Prize
30 September 2011
Friday
17:30 hrs
Vidyanand Nanjundiah
Indian Institute of Science
The biological roots of altruism
30 September 2011
Friday
17:00 hrs
Laurent Gizon
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany
Seismology of the Sun and Sun-like Stars
15 September 2011
Thursday
00:00 hrs
N. Mukunda
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Truth, Beauty and the meaning of understanding Nature
10 August 2011
Wednesday
11:00 hrs
M. G. K. Menon
Formerly Director of TIFR
The Founder of IIA - Vainu Bappu
25 July 2011
Monday
17:00 hrs
Prof. G. S. Agarwal, FRS
Noble Foundation Chair and Regents Professor, Oklahoma State University, U.S.A.
Quantum Interference between Independent Photons
28 June 2011
Tuesday
18:00 hrs
Deirdre Coffey
DIAS, Dublin
Disks and jets in young stars: observations and unsolved problems
08 April 2011
Friday
17:30 hrs
Prof. Mushirul Hasan
National Archives of India, New Delhi
Is there a Gandhian Legacy?
16 February 2011
Wednesday
11:00 hrs
Jim Burge
University of Arizona
Mirror Technology for the Giant Magellan Telescope
13 January 2011
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Arthur I. Miller
University College London, UK
Empire of the Stars: Friendship, Obsession and Betrayal in the Quest for Black Holes
11 January 2011
Tuesday
17:00 hrs
Ambrogio Fasoli
Ecole Polytechnique Federal of Lausanne, Switzerland
Plasma Physics for Magnetic Fusion Research
12 October 2010
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
C. Sivaram
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
2010 Physics Nobel Prize
17 September 2010
Friday
18:30 hrs
Seyed E.Hasnain
Central University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
TUBERCULOSIS: THE VICIOUS TRIANGLE OF PATHOGEN, HOST AND ENVIRONMENT CONTINUES TO POSE A CHALLENGE TO SCIENCE
17 September 2010
Friday
18:00 hrs
Dirk Soltau
Kiepenheuer-Institut fur Sonnenphysik, Freiburg, Germany
Looking into the fire (The future of solar observation)
10 August 2010
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Professor Govindarajan Padmanaban
Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru - 560012
Growth of Biotechnology in India
18 February 2010
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Valerie Connaughton
National Space Science and Technology Center, Huntsville, USA
Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope Observations of Gamma-Ray Bursts
04 November 2009
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
S. M. R. Ansari
IUPS, Aligarh
Modern Astronomy in Persian sources
27 August 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
David Lambert
University of Texas, Austin, USA
A Half-century of Spectroscopic Astrophysics: Personal Recollections
25 August 2009
Tuesday
16:45 hrs
Jürgen Schmitt
Hamburger Sternwarte, Hamburg, Germany
Magnetic Activity of the Sun and the Stars: Insights and Problems
25 August 2009
Tuesday
16:05 hrs
P Balaram
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Reinventing the Research University in India
10 August 2009
Monday
17:00 hrs
Govind Swarup
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR, Pune
Experimental Astronomy in India: Some Lessons
19 June 2009
Friday
16:00 hrs
Vikram Soni
National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi
River Floodplains : An Invaluable Natural Storage for Water
23 January 2009
Friday
16:00 hrs
Anil Pradhan
Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
From Astrophysics to Cancer Theranostics via Nanotechnology
15 January 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
B S Chandrasekhar
Walther-Meißner-Institut, Garching, Germany
Low Temperature Physics and Physicists Six Decades Ago
11 December 2008
Thursday
16:00 hrs
B S Chandrasekhar
Walther-Meißner-Institut, Garching, Germany
Low Temperature Physics and Physicists Six Decades Ago: POSTPONED
14 November 2008
Friday
16:00 hrs
Phil Charles
South African Astronomical Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa
Time Domain Astrophysics with the Southern African Large Telescope
06 October 2008
Monday
16:00 hrs
Tapas K Das
Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
Black Holes in Your Bathtub
11 August 2008
Monday
11:00 hrs
C.N.R. Rao
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research and Indian Institute of Science
Doing Science in India: Personal Reflections
30 May 2008
Friday
16:00 hrs
Roger Blandford
Stanford University, Menlo Park, USA
New opportunities with Gravitational Lenses
14 December 2007
Friday
11:30 hrs
Arnold Hanslmeier
Karl Franzens Univeristy, Graz, Austria
Sun - the Star we Live With [NOTE CHANGED TIME]
06 August 2007
Monday
16:00 hrs
Naresh Dadhich
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics
Why Einstein (Had I been born in 1844!) ?
26 July 2007
Thursday
15:00 hrs
A.Vagiswari
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Building and Managing Science Archives: An Overview of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics Archives
05 March 2007
Monday
16:00 hrs
Ajit Kembhavi
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune
Virtual Observatory Tools: A Demo
02 March 2007
Friday
17:30 hrs
Obaid Siddiqi
National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, Bangalore
Biology of Learning and Memory
13 February 2007
Tuesday
17:30 hrs
Habib Tanvir
Naya Theatre, Bhopal
Contemporary Indian Theatre (Please note that this lecture has been postponed from 12th February)
07 December 2006
Thursday
12:00 hrs
Jean Audouze
Institut d`Astrophysique, Paris, France
Science and Societies
13 September 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
Nihita Goel
Information Systems Development Group, TIFR Mumbai
e-Administration: A Move Towards Paperless Office
10 August 2006
Thursday
00:00 hrs
Jogesh Babu
Center for Astrostatistics, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Astrostatistics II
09 August 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
Jogesh Babu
Center for Astrostatistics, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Astrostatistics I
21 June 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
Albert Tarantola
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Gravimetry, Relativity, and the Global Navigation Satellite Systems


Past Lecture Courses

Date Speaker Title
11 November 2011
Friday
15:30 hrs
Changbom Park
KIAS, South Korea
Topology of the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe- II
04 November 2011
Friday
15:30 hrs
Changbom Park
KIAS, South Korea
Topology of the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe- I
10 June 2009
Wednesday
11:00 hrs
Danielle Alloin
Service d´Astrophysique, CEA Saclay, France
Galaxies II
04 June 2009
Thursday
11:00 hrs
Danielle Alloin
Service d´Astrophysique, CEA Saclay, France
Galaxies I
28 January 2009
Wednesday
14:30 hrs
Dimitar Sasselov
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
Planetary Systems Orbiting Diverse Stars V
22 January 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Dimitar Sasselov
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
Planetary Systems Orbiting Diverse Stars IV
21 January 2009
Wednesday
14:30 hrs
Dimitar Sasselov
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
Planetary Systems Orbiting Diverse Stars III
19 January 2009
Monday
14:30 hrs
Dimitar Sasselov
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
Planetary Systems Orbiting Diverse Stars II
16 January 2009
Friday
14:30 hrs
Dimitar Sasselov
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
Planetary Systems Orbiting Diverse Stars I
09 August 2007
Thursday
11:30 hrs
K. R. Subramanian
Observational Techniques in Radio Astronomy
09 August 2007
Thursday
10:00 hrs
B. E. Reddy
Observational Techniques in Optical Astronomy
08 August 2007
Wednesday
14:30 hrs
C. Sivaram
Cosmology
08 August 2007
Wednesday
11:30 hrs
T. P. Prabhu
Galaxies
08 August 2007
Wednesday
10:00 hrs
H. C. Bhatt
Interstellar Medium
07 August 2007
Tuesday
14:30 hrs
R. T. Gangadhara
Structure and Evolution of Stars II
07 August 2007
Tuesday
11:30 hrs
Aruna Goswami
Structure and Evolution of Stars I
07 August 2007
Tuesday
10:00 hrs
Dipankar Banerjee
The Sun
06 August 2007
Monday
14:30 hrs
Arun Mangalam
Introduction to the Physical Universe-II
06 August 2007
Monday
11:30 hrs
Arun Mangalam
Introduction to the Physical Universe-I
20 September 2006
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
Mike Dopita
RSAA, The Australian National University
Astrophysics of the Diffuse Universe


Past Popular Talks

Date Speaker Title
02 November 2016
Wednesday
15:30 hrs
Guillermo A. Blanc
Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science, and Departamento de Astronomía, Universidad de Chile
CHILE: THE WORLD CAPITAL OF ASTRONOMY
18 September 2014
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Jayant Murthy
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Nightfall: An Asimov Tribute
06 September 2012
Thursday
15:30 hrs
Jayant Murthy
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
To the Moon and Beyond: A Neil Armstrong Retrospective and Perspective
10 July 2012
Tuesday
15:30 hrs
B. P. Das
IIA
God's Particle : What is it and Why is it important?
29 June 2012
Friday
15:30 hrs
Megha Bhatt
Max-Planck-Institut fur Sonnensystemforschung, Germany
The GalileoMobile Project
05 June 2012
Tuesday
16:30 hrs
VISHWANATH P. R.
Indian Institute of Astrophysic
TRANSIT OF VENUS -2012
08 March 2011
Tuesday
17:00 hrs
Sabyasachi Chatterjee
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
In the Quest of Structure and Function Dorothy Hodgkin: Scientist and Social Activist
03 February 2011
Thursday
17:45 hrs
Professor Roddam Narasimha
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Bangalore
The Hydrodynamics of Cumulus Clouds
02 February 2011
Wednesday
17:30 hrs
Professor Hans Meinhardt
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Tübingen, Germany
Pattern Formation in Biology: local self-enhancement and long-ranging inhibition as the driving force
16 April 2010
Friday
17:30 hrs
Andre Béteille
Delhi University, New Delhi
Can Rights Undermine Trust? How Institutions Work and Why they Fail
19 March 2010
Friday
17:30 hrs
Mike Dopita
Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories, Australia
Hubble´s New Window to the Universe
08 March 2010
Monday
17:30 hrs
Eric Cornell
University of Colorado & National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, USA
Stone Cold Science: Bose-Einstein Condensation and the Weird World of Physics a Millionth of a Degree Above Absolute Zero
15 February 2010
Monday
17:00 hrs
C V Vishveshwara
Formerly Indian Institute of Astrophysics & J N Planetarium
Galileo´s Gift
25 January 2010
Monday
17:30 hrs
William D. Phillips
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, USA
3rd Vainu Bappu Memorial Lecture: Time, Einstein, and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe
06 January 2010
Wednesday
17:00 hrs
Alan Brody
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
Enriching Science Education: The Role of Science Theatre
22 October 2009
Thursday
17:00 hrs
T Jayaraman
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai & Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
From Static Worlds to Evolving Systems: Philosophical Implications of Changes in the Natural World
29 May 2009
Friday
16:00 hrs
Sabyasachi Chatterjee
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Meghnad Saha: The Scientist and the Crusader
30 April 2009
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Balachandra Rao
Gandhi Centre of Science & Human Values,Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore
Classical Indian Astronomy - Some Landmarks
03 April 2009
Friday
17:30 hrs
Madhav Gadgil
Agharkar Research Institute, Pune
Major Transitions in Evolution
13 March 2009
Friday
16:00 hrs
R Rajaraman
Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi
Hans Albrecht Bethe: A Giant in Physics and a Statesman in Nuclear Disarmament
16 February 2009
Monday
16:00 hrs
Loren W. Acton
Montana State University, Bozeman, USA
Space Travel and Space Research
03 December 2008
Wednesday
18:30 hrs
Douglas Gough
University of Cambridge, U.K.
2nd Vainu Bappu Memorial Lecture: What is a Sunspot?
21 November 2008
Friday
16:00 hrs
Palahalli Vishwanath
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Galileo: The Scientist and the Man
26 August 2008
Tuesday
10:45 hrs
Jayant Murthy
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence
26 August 2008
Tuesday
10:10 hrs
H. C. Bhatt
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Birth of Stars
18 June 2008
Wednesday
00:00 hrs
C Sivaram
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Dark Universe
28 February 2008
Thursday
16:30 hrs
Prajval Shastri
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Harnessing Gravity – Shining Black Holes and Growing Galaxies
28 February 2008
Thursday
12:15 hrs
E. Ebenezer
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Sun & Radio Astronomy
28 February 2008
Thursday
11:45 hrs
Dipankar Banerjee
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
The Sun-Earth Connection
10 August 2007
Friday
16:30 hrs
Jayant Murthy
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Science from Space: 50 years of Space Flight
09 August 2007
Thursday
16:00 hrs
Vivek Monteiro
Navnirmiti, Mumbai
Sunderstanding - The Sun as a Learning Resource for Universalising Science

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