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Coffee/Tea + Biscuits CAAUL/OAL Journal Club

CAAUL Journal coffee/tea + Biscuits club. Every week on Thursdays, 11h, in the CAAUL/OAL library with coffee, tea and biscuits. All areas of Astronomy/Astrophysics welcome! 

- Up to 4-5 papers per week/session, <60 min. 
- Max of ~10 min per paper [enough to highlight the main results and shortcomings to non-specialists, but also not too long in order to avoid too many details that may not be interesting for everyone]. 
- Papers are presented by people that suggest them (e-mail your paper suggestions to: dsobral (oal.ul.pt) up to a day before). 
- Open to everyone, including students. 


Next session: TBA

Some of the past discussions:


20/03/2014:

The EGNoG Survey: Gas Excitation in Normal Galaxies at z ≈ 0.3 / Molecular Gas in Intermediate-Redshift Star-Forming Galaxies
Kiloparsec-scale outflows are prevalent among luminous AGN: outflows and feedback in the context of the overall AGN population
The VIMOS Ultra-Deep Survey (VUDS): fast increase of the fraction of strong Lyman alpha emitters from z=2 to z=6
 
06/03/2014:

Cosmic Star Formation History
Satellites of Radio AGN in SDSS: Insights into AGN Triggering and Feedback 
Salpeter normalization of the Stellar Initial Mass Function for massive galaxies at z~1
Quasar feedback and the origin of radio emission in radio-quiet quasars 



27/02/2014:

The Evolution of ISM Mass Probed by Dust Emission -- ALMA Observations at z = 0.3 to 2
A UV to Mid-IR Study of AGN Selection
Galactic winds and stellar populations in Lyman-alpha emitting galaxies at z=3.1
The nebular emission of star-forming galaxies in a hierarchical universe
  

20/02/2014:

The Properties of H-alpha Emission-Line Galaxies at z = 2.24
Spectroscopic observation of Lyman-alpha emitters at z~7.7 and implications on re-ionization
The applicability of FIR fine-structure lines as Star Formation Rate tracers over wide ranges of metallicities and galaxy types


13/02/2014:

Overblown Statements in Press Releases Undermine Science
A single low-energy, iron-poor supernova as the source of metals in the star SMSS J 031300.36-670839.3
The Carnegie-Spitzer-IMACS Redshift Survey of Galaxy Evolution since z=1.5: I. Description and Methodology and More!


06/02/2014:  

Enduring Quests-Daring Visions (NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades)  
Where Do Galaxies End?  
The total infrared luminosity may significantly overestimate the star formation rate of recently quenched galaxies   
Evolution in the Escape Fraction of Ionizing Photons and the Decline in Strong Lya Emission from z>6 Galaxies 
The first Frontier Fields cluster: 4.5μm excess in a z~8 galaxy candidate in Abell 2744 

31/01/2014

z=1 Lya Emitters I. The Luminosity Function 
X-ray observation of ULAS J1120+0641, the most distant quasar at z=7.08 
The Most Luminous z~9-10 Galaxy Candidates yet Found: The Luminosity Function, Cosmic Star-Formation Rate, and the First Mass Density Estimate at 500 Myr 
High-redshift galaxies and low-mass stars 
  
23/01/2014
  
Mapping the large scale structure around a z=1.46 galaxy cluster in 3-D using two adjacent narrow-band filters 
Varying [CII]/[NII] line ratios in the interacting system BR1202-0725 at z=4 
A cosmic web filament revealed in Lyman-! emission around a luminous high-redshift quasar 
Shaping the dust mass - star-formation rate relation 

16/01/2014: 

Beyond Stacking: A Maximum-Likelihood Method to Constrain Radio Source Counts Below the Detection Threshold 
Jellyfish: Evidence of extreme ram-pressure stripping in massive galaxy clusters 
The AGN content of deep radio surveys and radio emission in radio-quiet AGN. Why every astronomer should care about deep radio fields 
What is the Physical Origin of Strong Lya Emission? I. Demographics of Lya Emitter Structures 
z~1 Lya Emitters I. The Luminosity Function 
 

 
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