Monthly Archives: February 2012

Non-Gaussian perturbations from mixed inflaton-curvaton scenario – José Fonseca

José Fonseca from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth gave the AIMS cosmology seminar on Monday 13th February on his work with David Wands (in astro-ph/1101.1254 and ongoing research) on non-gaussianities in curvaton models of … Continue reading

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Joint Research Chair – Cosmology with Multiwavelength Data

AIMS, together with the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), has been awarded one of the recently announced  60 South African Research Chairs as part of the ongoing major investment in optical/IR and … Continue reading

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Jose Fonseca

I’m from Guimarães, a beautiful city in the north of Portugal. I did my undergrad (Licenciatura) in the University of Porto, Portugal in Physics and Applied Maths (Astronomy), with a one year exchange in the University of Lund, Sweden. I … Continue reading

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Modelling the Atomic and Molecular Gas in Galaxies and Comparisons with GASS and COLD GASS Results – Guinevere Kauffmann

This week at AIMS we were all set to hear about recent progress in the formation and evolution of galaxies from Guinevere Kauffman who was visiting us from Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik. However, after a quick poll of the audience and … Continue reading

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Tension in the Void: New constraints on inhomogeneous cosmologies – Seminar by Miguel Zumalacárregui

For our second seminar of the new year, Miguel Zumalacárregui from the University of Barcelona talked to us about his recent work on constraining void models, based on his paper 1201.2790 with Juan Garcia-Bellido and Pilar Ruiz-Lapuente. Miguel began by reviewing … Continue reading

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Miguel Zumalacárregui

I was born and grew up in Madrid (Spain), where I studied my bachelor and Master’s degree in Theoretical Physics at the Universidad Autonoma. At that time I became interested in Cosmology and moved to Barcelona to start my PhD, … Continue reading

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