Previous Academic Colloquia

Statistical Methods For Nanohertz Gravitational Wave Detection
Presented by Stephen Taylor
15 November 2020
Statistical Methods for the Detection, Classification, and Inference of Relativistic Objects, ICERM, Brown University


Cosmology Seminar
Presented by Joe Simon
15 November 2020
University of Minnesota


Supermassive Black Holes and Merging Galaxies: Low-Frequency Gravitational Wave Detection with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Sarah Vigeland
27 October 2020
Astronomy Colloquium at the University of Chicago


“New results from the pulsar timing array hunt for nanohertz-frequency gravitational waves”
Presented by Steven Taylor
26 October 2020
Princeton Bahcall Lunch Talk, Princeton University,


“New results from the pulsar timing array hunt for nanohertz-frequency gravitational waves”
Presented by Steven Taylor
21 October 2020
Stanford Astrophysics Seminar, Stanford University,


The search for a stochastic gravitational wave background in NANOGrav’s pulsar timing data
Presented by Joe Simon
20 October 2020
GRITTS @ MIT


presented an overview of key results from the 12.5-year GWB paper for the Astroparticle Laboratory (code 661).
Presented by Elizabeth Ferrera
20 October 2020
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Gravitational Astrophysics Laboratory (code 661)


“Improved Radio Pulsar Searches with Artificial Intelligence”
Presented by Christine Ye
18 October 2020
Accelerated Artificial Intelligence for Big-Data Experiments


Concepts in Wideband Timing using PulsePortraiture
Presented by Tim Pennucci
14 October 2020
CHIME/Pulsar telecon


Merging Galaxies & Supermassive Black Hole Binaries: Multi-Messenger Astrophysics with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Joe Simon
14 October 2020
Physics Colloquium @ Vanderbilt


“New results from the pulsar timing array hunt for nanohertz-frequency gravitational waves”
Presented by Steven Taylor
06 October 2020
University of Birmingham Astrophysics Seminar, Birmingham UK,


Merging Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes: Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Sarah Vigeland
23 September 2020
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium at Oberlin College


An Overview of the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves
Presented by Tim Pennucci
22 September 2020
IPTA virtual catch-up meeting


“Charting the next frontier of gravitational-wave discovery with pulsar timing arrays”
Presented by Steven Taylor
21 September 2020
CIERA Astrophysics Seminar, Norhwestern University


Merging Galaxies & Supermassive Black Hole Binaries: Multi-Messenger Astrophysics with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Joe Simon
13 September 2020
APS Colloquium @ CU Boulder


Charting The Next Frontier Of Gravitational Wave Astronomy With Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Stephen Taylor
05 July 2020
AEI Potsdam "Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity" Seminar


Charting The Next Frontier Of Gravitational Wave Astronomy With Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Stephen Taylor
02 June 2020
RTG "Models Of Gravity" Colloquium, Bielefeld (via Zoom)


Moving Closer to a Detection of nHz-frequency Gravitational Waves with NANOGrav
Presented by Scott Ransom
29 April 2020
ASTRON Colloquium via Zoom


Noise budget group in NANOGrav
Presented by Brent Shapiro-Albert
15 April 2020
Union College (remote talk due to COVID 19)


Moving Research to the Cloud
Presented by Adam Brazier
18 March 2020
Cornell


The NANOGrav search for nanohertz gravitational waves
Presented by Xavier Siemens
26 February 2020
University of Minnesota


Probing Supermassive Black Holes with Gravitational Waves
Presented by Sarah Vigeland
24 February 2020
Caltech


physics colloquium
Presented by David Kaplan
24 February 2020
Illinois State Univ


Insights into Supermassive Black Hole Mergers, Stalling and Demographics with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
23 February 2020
CU Boulder,


Astrophysics with the NANOGrav Pulsar Timing Array
Presented by Michael Lam
17 February 2020
McGill University


The NANOGrav 11-Year Data Set: New Insights into Galaxy Growth and Evolution
Presented by Maura McLaughlin
12 February 2020
Indiana University


Building a Galaxy-scale gravitational wave detector (and some milestones along the way)
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
23 January 2020
Caltech


Building a Galaxy-Scale Gravitational Wave Detector”
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
20 January 2020
Google


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window to Open on the Gravitational-Wave Universe
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
19 January 2020
Columbia University


Insights into Supermassive Black Hole Mergers, Stalling and Demographics with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
09 January 2020
Tapir Seminar, Caltech


Supermassive Black Hole Demographics In The Era Of Multimessenger Pulsar Timing Array Detection
Presented by Stephen Taylor
17 December 2019
30th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Portsmouth, UK


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window to Open on the Gravitational-Wave Universe
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
03 December 2019
University of Florida, Astrophysics Theory Seminar


Charting The Next Frontier Of Nanohertz Gravitational Wave Astronomy With The International Pulsar Timing Array
Presented by Stephen Taylor
02 December 2019
Observatoire de Paris


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Frontier of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Presented by Stephen Taylor
20 November 2019
Franklin & Marshall College


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Frontier of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Presented by Stephen Taylor
18 November 2019
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window to Open on the Gravitational-Wave Universe
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
17 November 2019
North Carolina State University, Physic Department Colloquium


NANOGrav: progress toward detecting a SMBHB stochastic background
Presented by Daniel Stinebring
12 November 2019
Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Supermassive Black Hole Demographics In The Era Of Multimessenger Pulsar Timing Array Detection
Presented by Stephen Taylor
07 November 2019
SESAPS 2019 (South Eastern Section of the APS), Wilmington, NC


Science with a Pulsar Timing Array Detector
Presented by Michael Lam
05 November 2019
RIT


The North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves Pulsar Timing Array
Presented by Timothy Dolch
29 October 2019
Michigan State University


Fast Radio Bursts: An Extragalactic Enigma
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
23 October 2019
Cornell University


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Frontier of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Presented by Stephen Taylor
16 October 2019
Cornell, Department of Astronomy


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window to Open on the Gravitational-Wave Universe
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
10 October 2019
Penn State, Fundamental Theory seminar at the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos


Gravitational Wave Astronomy with a Next-Generation Pulsar Timing Array Detector
Presented by Michael Lam
27 September 2019
UW-Milwaukee


An Update on the NANOGrav search for Gravitational Waves from SMBHBs
Presented by Dan Stinebring
28 August 2019
University of Toronto (CITA)


The FRB Story (So Far...)
Presented by Froney Crawford
23 July 2019
Kumamoto University, Japan


Arecibo and the PALFA Pulsar Survey
Presented by Froney Crawford
22 July 2019
Kumamoto University, Japan


The North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves
Presented by Froney Crawford
21 July 2019
Kumamoto University, Japan


The North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational waves
Presented by Tim Pennucci
18 July 2019
Bonn, Germany at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy.


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Frontier of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Presented by Stephen Taylor + Tim Pennucci
09 July 2019
GR22/Amaldi13 in Valencia, Spain


Estimating Scattering from Wideband Pulsar Observations
Presented by Tim Pennucci
17 June 2019
Pune, India


Pulsar Timing: An Overview
Presented by Tim Pennucci
10 June 2019
IPTA in Pune


A Mix of Updates from NANOGrav
Presented by Tim Pennucci
15 May 2019
the EPTA meeting in Cagliari


Solar System Ephemeris Noise
Presented by Stephen Taylor
12 May 2019
OzGrav Pulsar Timing Workshop, Melbourne, Australia


Using Millisecond Pulsars to Probe Einstein's Spacetime
Presented by David Nice
11 April 2019
Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers


Probing supermassive black hole mergers with pulsar timing
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
08 April 2019
Johns Hopkins University


Fast Radio Bursts: Enigmatic Flashes in the Sky
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
01 April 2019
UC Berkeley Radio Astronomy Lab


Building a Galaxy-Scale Gravitational Wave Detector
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
31 March 2019
Morrison Planetarium, California Academy of Sciences


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
26 March 2019
Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
06 March 2019
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


The Deepening Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
26 February 2019
Lafayette College


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
20 February 2019
CCA, Flatiron Institute


A Plasma Lens of Interstellar Origin Toward the Millisecond Pulsar J1713+0747
Presented by Michael Lam
18 February 2019
Colgate University


Future Expectations for ALPACA in Pulsar and Transient Science
Presented by Fronefield Crawford
18 February 2019
Arecibo Futures Conference


NANOGrav: a galactic scale gravitational wave detecor
Presented by Paul Baker
14 February 2019
Gettysburg College


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
11 February 2019
University of Mississippi


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
04 February 2019
Vanderbilt University


Black Holes Don't Suck
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
31 January 2019
Columbia University


Probing supermassive black hole mergers with pulsar timing
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
30 January 2019
Vanderbilt University


The FRB Story (So Far...)
Presented by Fronefield Crawford
29 January 2019
Penn State University


How the Universe Works: Black Holes Don't Suck
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
28 January 2019
Columbia University


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
27 January 2019
Carnegie Mellon University


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window on the Gravitational-Wave Universe
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
24 January 2019
Center for Computational Astrophysics


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
23 January 2019
University of Minnesota


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
15 January 2019
University of Virginia


The NANOGrav 11-year Data Set: New Insights into Galaxy Growth and Evolution
Presented by Maura McLaughlin
08 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 228.04


Globular Cluster MSP Timing with GBT
Presented by Scott Ransom
08 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 228.02


New Wide-bandwidth Technologies for Studying Radio Pulsars with the Green Bank Telescope
Presented by Ryan Lynch
08 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 228.06


Future prospects for LIGO: The DNS merger rate revisited
Presented by Nihan Pol
08 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 234.01


Memory Detection Prospects for Low-Frequency Gravitational Wave Detectors
Presented by Kristina Islo
08 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 331.04


A Targeted Multi-Messenger Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves from 3C66B
Presented by Caitlin Witt
08 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 210.04


Frontiers of Pan-Spectral Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Stephen Taylor
07 January 2019
Queen's University, Belfast


Multi-Telescope Radio Observations for Low-Frequency Gravitational Wave Astrophysics
Presented by Megan Jones
07 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 107.04D


Massive Black-Hole Binary Mergers: Dynamics, Environments & Expected Detections
Presented by Luke Kelley
07 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 107.02D


Supermassive Black Holes In the Era of Multi-messenger Nanohertz GW Astronomy
Presented by Stephen Taylor
06 January 2019
AAS Special Session, Beyond Light


Building a Next-Generation Pulsar Timing Array
Presented by Michael Lam
06 January 2019
AAS 233, Session 107.01


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window on the Gravitational-Wave Universe
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
10 December 2018
University of Auckland, New Zealand


Multi-Messenger Demographics for Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Joe Simon
29 November 2018
UWM, Milwaukee, WI


“The Deepening Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts”
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
25 November 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology


Millisecond Pulsars, Basic Physics, and NANOGrav
Presented by Scott Ransom
13 November 2018
UC Santa Cruz


Recent and Upcoming Datasets from NANOGrav
Presented by Tim Pennucci
12 November 2018
Bielefeld University


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window on the Gravitational-Wave Universe
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
31 October 2018
University of Connecticut,


Detecting Gravitational Waves from SMBH Binaries
Presented by Tim Pennucci
30 October 2018
Eötvös Loránd University


The NANOGrav 11-year Data Set: New Insights into Galaxy Growth and Evolution
Presented by Maura McLaughlin
28 October 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology


“Scintillation Arcs: review and their use in pulsar timing arrays”
Presented by Daniel Stinebring
21 October 2018
Tsung-Dao Lee Institute, Shanghai China


The NANOGrav 11-year Data Set: New Insights into Galaxy Growth and Evolution
Presented by Maura McLaughlin
18 October 2018
Penn State


Compact Object Genealogy Across The Gravitational Wave Spectrum
Presented by Stephen Taylor
16 October 2018
University of Virginia


NANOGrav 11yr dataset: Limits on Low Frequency Gravitational Waves
Presented by Paul Baker
01 October 2018
University of Cincinnati


Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window on the Gravitational-Wave Universe
Presented by Chiara Mingarelli
30 September 2018
Department of Astronomy, Cornell University,


Compact Object Genealogy Across The Gravitational Wave Spectrum
Presented by Stephen Taylor
27 September 2018
Universtiy of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Gravitational Wave Astronomy with a Next Generation Pulsar Timing Array Detector
Presented by Michael Lam
25 September 2018
University of Vermont


Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Paul Baker
19 September 2018
Dickenson College (Carlisle, PA)


Detecting Low-Frequency Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Sarah Vigeland
17 September 2018
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Compact Object Genealogy Across The Gravitational Wave Spectrum
Presented by Stephen Taylor
16 September 2018
University of Southern California


Compact Object Genealogy Across The Gravitational Wave Spectrum
Presented by Stephen Taylor
13 September 2018
Caltech


Detecting Low-Frequency Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Sarah Vigeland
13 September 2018
UW-Milwaukee


Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing Arrays
Presented by Paul Baker
12 September 2018
Bucknell Univ. (Lewisburg, PA)


New Results in Radio Astronomy - Fast Radio Bursts and Transients
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
23 August 2018
IAU General Assembly, Vienna


The dwarf galaxy host of a repeating fast radio burst”
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
21 August 2018
IAU 2018, Vienna


Search for Life in the Universe
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
16 August 2018
CollegeNow Professional Development Conference


The Hunt for Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing,
Presented by Casey McGrath
09 August 2018
University of Wisconsin - Fox Valley


“La brillantezza della gravità”
Presented by Sarah Burke Spolaor
25 July 2018
L’osservatorio Farra d’Isonzo (Italy)


Metronome timing array: A metronome-microphone demo of a pulsar timing array
Presented by Joe Romano
24 July 2018
the Les Houches summer school


Nanohertz-frequency gravitational-wave astrophysics with pulsar-timing arrays
Presented by Stephen Taylor
17 July 2018
Pasadena, CA


Frontiers of Physics with Neutron Stars
Presented by Paul Demorest
25 June 2018
Portland, OR


Pulsar Timing Arrays for Gravitational Wave Detection: How, Why, and When?
Presented by Maura McLaughlin
25 June 2018
Portland, OR


Exploring Nanohertz Multi-messenger Capabilities of the ngVLA
Presented by Joe Lazio
25 June 2018
Portland, OR


Invited talk at the conference “Half a Century of Blazars and beyond”, session Jet signatures of super-massive black hole binaries and relation to low-frequency gravitational waves”
Presented by Maria Charisi
13 June 2018
Turin, Italy


“Detecting Low-Frequency Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing Arrays”
Presented by Sarah Vigeland
05 June 2018
24th International Symposium on Particles, Strings, and Cosmology (PASCOS2018)


“Optical and radio observations of the binary millisecond pulsar PSR J1640+2224”
Presented by Sarah Vigeland
22 May 2018
University of Washington-Bothell


NANOGrav's sensitivity and the noise budget
Presented by Michael Lam
16 May 2018
Green Bank Observatory, Green Bank WV


PSR J1946+2052: A Pulsar-Neutron Star System in a 1.9 Hour Orbit
Presented by Kevin Stovall
13 May 2018
Max-Planck-Institut für RadioastronomieAuf dem Hügel 69, 53121, Bonn


The North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav)
Presented by Froney Crawford
27 February 2018
Millersville University, Millersville, PA


Previous Public Events

Are we alone? The search for life in the universe
Presented by Shami Chatterjee
23 May 2018
Tompkins County Public Library, Ithaca NY