Category Archives: High Energy Astrophysics

Transcript: Measurement of the neutrino velocity with the OPERA detector in the CNGS beam (AKA faster than light neutrinos)

The transcript of the 9th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/2665 or http://chirpstory.com/li/2665. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

Posted in High Energy Astrophysics, Transcripts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

This week’s paper: Measurement of the neutrino velocity with the OPERA detector in the CNGS beam

Journal club returns this Thursday (29th September) at 20:10 UK time (19:10 UT), and we’re going to be discussing last week’s intriguing faster-than-light neutrinos story. The paper behind the headlines is Measurement of the neutrino velocity with the OPERA detector … Continue reading

Posted in High Energy Astrophysics, Previews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Black Holes, High Energy Astrophysics, Reviews | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

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.

Posted in High Energy Astrophysics, Stellar Explosions, Transcripts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Black Holes, High Energy Astrophysics, Previews | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in High Energy Astrophysics, Stellar Explosions, Transcripts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Relativistic shock breakouts

The paper selected for the fourth Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting (8:10 p.m. UK time, 7:10 p.m. UT, Thursday 7th July 2011) was Relativistic shock breakouts – a variety of gamma-ray flares: from low luminosity gamma-ray bursts to type Ia supernovae by … Continue reading

Posted in High Energy Astrophysics, Reviews, Stellar Explosions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Transcript: Relativistic shock breakouts

The transcript of the fourth Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/1953 or http://chirpstory.com/li/1953. You can also download the PDF: Tweet Transcript Archive for Relativistic shock breakouts.

Posted in High Energy Astrophysics, Stellar Explosions, Transcripts | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

This week’s paper: Relativistic shock breakouts

This week’s paper will be Relativistic shock breakouts – a variety of gamma-ray flares: from low luminosity gamma-ray bursts to type Ia supernovae by Nakar and Sari, June 13 2011 (arXiv:1106.2556v1). The meeting will take place at 19:10 UT, 7th July 2011. When … Continue reading

Posted in High Energy Astrophysics, Previews, Stellar Explosions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment