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KITP Program: Astrophysics from LIGO's First Black Holes
(Aug 1-12, 2016)
Coordinators: Duncan Brown, Alessandra Buonanno, Daniel Holz, and Eliot Quataert


Time Speaker Title
8/01, 1:30pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
8/01, 2:00pm Duncan Brown
Syracuse University & KITP
LIGO summary[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/02, 10:30am Selma de Mink
Universiteit van Amsterdam & KITP
Field binaries[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/02, 11:15am Carl Rodriguez
Northwestern University & KITP
Cluster binaries[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/02, 2:00pm Sterl Phinney
Caltech & KITP
Discussion on binary BH formation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/03, 10:30am Ben Farr
Northwestern University
What does LIGO measure (and how well)?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/03, 11:15am Richard O'Shaughnessy
Rochester Institute of Technology
Will LIGO infer formation scenarios of binary BH mergers?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/03, 2:00pm Alberto Vecchio
University of Birmingham
Discussion on LIGO constraints on formation scenarios[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/04, 10:30am Stan Woosley
UCSC
The deaths of massive stars and the birth of black holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/04, 11:15am Pablo Marchant
Bonn University
Homogeneous Evolution of Overcontact Massive Binaries resulting in BH+BH mergers[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/04, 2:00pm Brian Metzger
Columbia University
Discussion on stellar evolution and BH formation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/05, 10:30am Luis Lehner
Perimeter Inst
Simulations of Compact Object Mergers I[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/05, 2:00pm Francois Foucart
LBNL
Simulations of Compact Object Mergers II[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
8/05, 2:00pm Chris Fryer
LANL
Discussion on Matter Dynamics and EM Emission From Mergers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/08 12:15pm Daniel Holz
Univ. Chicago & KITP
How does the Universe make LIGO's black holes?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
8/08, 2:00pm Alessandra Buonanno
MPI-AEI & KITP
Discussion on Testing GR with LIGO black holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 10:30am Tomasz Bulik
Warsaw University
Overview of Common Envelope Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 11:10am Tyrone Woods
Monash University & KITP
Overview of Common Envelope Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 11:30 Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
UCSC
Simulations of Common Envelope Evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 10:30am Wolf-Rainer Hamann
University of Potsdam
From massive stars to merging black holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 11:15am Rainer Spurzem
Chinese Academy of Sciences & KITP
Binary black holes in dense stellar systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 2:00pm Matteo Cantiello
KITP
Discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/11, 10:30am Shri Kulkarni
Caltech
Overview of EM follow-up[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/11, 11:15am Gregg Hallinan
Caltech
Radio/Optical follow-up[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/11, 11:15am Marcelle Soares-Santos
Fermilab
Radio/Optical follow-up[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/11, 2:00pm Mansi Kasliwal
Caltech
Discussion of EM follow-up[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/12, 10:30am Andrew MacFadyen
NYU & KITP
Electromagnetic Signatures of Mergers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/12, 11:15am Yuri Levin
Monash University & KITP
Program Summary[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

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