Monthly Archives: July 2011

Review: Cold flows and the first quasars

The seventh meeting of the astronomy journal twitter club was all about the growth of black holes and galaxies in the early Universe. The paper discussed, Cold Flows and the First Quasars, presents the results from a detailed new simulation … Continue reading

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Transcript: Cold flows and the first quasars

The transcript of the seventh Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/2095 or http://chirpstory.com/li/2095. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s paper: Cold flows and the first quasars

Meeting 7 of the Astronomy Twitter Journal Club (Thursday July 28th 2011, 19:00 UT) will discuss Cold flows and the first quasars (Di Matteo et al. July 2011). arXiv:1107.1253v1 [astro-ph.CO] A recent discovery of a bright quasar at a red shift of … Continue reading

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Review: The James Webb Space Telescope

For the 6th meeting of the Astronomy Twitter Journal Club we decided to try something a little different – just a discussion about a topic rather than a paper. This was purely because we didn’t have time to pick and … Continue reading

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Transcript: The James Webb Space Telescope

The transcript of Meeting 6 of the Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/2048 or http://chirpstory.com/li/2048. You can also download the PDF: Tweet Transcript Archive for James Webb Space Telescope. Our review.

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This week’s discussion topic: the James Webb Space Telescope

The clear winner of the discussion topic, with 11 votes, is the future of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), so that’s what the discussion will be about tonight (8pm UK time, 7pm GMT). For the people who picked the … Continue reading

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Discussion topic vote

We thought we’d try something a bit different for this Thursday’s journal club – instead of a paper to discuss, we’re hoping to have a more general debate. Since our last meeting was only on Sunday we thought this would … Continue reading

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Review: Demographics of Bulge Types within 11 Mpc and Implications for Galaxy Evolution

For the fifth meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club we decided to try a new time – Sunday at 10am GMT – which was friendlier for eastern timezones. The paper chosen for discussion was Demographics of Bulge Types within … Continue reading

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Transcript: Demographics of Bulge Types within 11 Mpc and Implications for Galaxy Evolution

The transcript of the fifth Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/2014 or http://chirpstory.com/li/2014. You can also download the PDF: Tweet Transcript Archive for Demographics of Bulge Types within 11 Mpc and Implications for Galaxy Evolution

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This week’s paper: Demographics of Bulge Types within 11 Mpc and Implications for Galaxy Evolution

The Astronomy Journal Club is going to be on Sunday this week at the East-of-GMT friendly time of 10 a.m. UT (11 a.m. UK, more time zones here). We’re going to be discussing Demographics of Bulge Types within 11 Mpc … Continue reading

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