On alternate Mondays at 13:00, the Astronomy department hosts astro*lunch and journal clubs for staff, postdocs and postgraduate students.
The next Journal Club is scheduled for 1 April 2019.
Monday 1 April 2019 [13:00 - 14:00]
Presenter: Trystan Lambert (MSc student)
Paper: Large Magellanic Cloud Cepheid Standards Provide a 1% Foundation for the Determination of the Hubble Constant and Stronger Evidence for Physics Beyond ΛCDM.
Monday 18 March 2019 [13:00 - 14:00] - Note: Change of Venue to AST Library due to ESKOM load shedding
Presenter: Nazir Makda (MSc student)
Paper: Extreme chemical abundance ratio suggesting an exotic origin for an ultradiffuse galaxy.
Monday 4 March 2019 [13:00 - 14:00]
Presenter: Naomi van Jaarsveld (PhD student)
Paper: A LOFAR search for steep-spectrum pulsars in Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae.
Presenter: Tshiamiso Makwela (PhD student)
Paper: Spatial thinking in astronomy education research.
Venue: AST seminar room (RW James building, room 5.40) - UCT upper campus
Co-ordinator: Dr Maria Kapala
Telephone : +27 21 650 5830
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