Monthly Archives: December 2011

Radical Research VI – Thinking outside the box with a 3D poster

Perhaps I am unusual but I find poster sessions some of the most deeply frustrating sessions at conferences. I can see people have (usually) put a lot of work into their posters but I find them impossible to read given … Continue reading

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SN Ia Rate in Intermediate-Redshift Galaxy Clusters – Seminar by Eli Kasai

This week, Eli Kasai gave us a short talk about the work he is doing for his masters project with NASSP. He is using image subtraction to find type 1a supernovae to learn more about supernovae rates in galaxy clusters. … Continue reading

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String Theory and Nonplanar AdS/CFT – Public Talk and Seminar by Robert de Mello Koch

On Tuesday the 15th, Robert de Mello Koch graced the AIMS/Science Out Loud scene with his public talk entitled “From Spacetime and Quantum Mechanics to String Theory”. In his brilliant overview of string theory, in which important props such as … Continue reading

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Non-gaussianities in Multifield Inflation: The approach to adiabaticity and the Fate of fnl – Seminar by Navin Sivanandam

This week, we had the pleasure of receiving a seminar by Navin Sivanandam, the new post-doc at AIMS. Navin presented his recent work with Joel Meyers, found  in the papers  1011.4934 and 1104.5238. Navin first overviewed the basics of inflation. … Continue reading

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Eli Kasai

I was born in the north eastern part of Namibia, along the banks of the Kavango river, which forms the border between Angola and Namibia. I completed my BSc undergraduate in Mathematics and Physics in 2004 at the University of … Continue reading

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Congratulations Bryony!

Congratulations to Bryony Martin, who won “Best MSc Presentation” at the recent 2011 SKA Bursary Conference in STIAS, Stellenbosch. The meeting provided an excellent 4 days of talks and poster presentations, by researchers from across the globe, covering technical and … Continue reading

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