Spring 2011

Winter 2011 Schedule

March 18th - Horiuchi
  • 1103.3266 Search for a Dark Matter annihilation signal from the Galactic Center halo with H.E.S.S (HESS collaboration)
  • 1103.2768 Reconstruction of supernova mu/tau-neutrino spectra at scintillator detectors (Dasgupta & Beacom)
  • 1103.2880 The cosmic-ray electron flux measured by the PAMELA experiment between 1 and 625 GeV (PAMELA collaboration)
  • 1103.2771 Asymmetric WIMP dark matter (Graesser, Shoemaker, Vecchi)
  • 1103.2377 Constraining the Milky Way Dark Matter Density Profile with Gamma-Rays with Fermi-LAT (Bernal & Palomares-Ruiz)

 11th - Siegal-Gaskins
  • 1103.0776  The cosmic X-ray and gamma-ray background from dark matter annihilation (Zavala et)
  • 1012.1247  The Blazar Spectral Energy Distribution Sequence Model of the Diffuse Gamma-Ray Background and its Implications for Dark Matter Detection (Abazajian, Blanchet, Harding)
  • 1103.1886  Upper Bound on the Energy of Particles and Their Secondary Neutrinos (Thompson & Lacki)

 4th - Rott
  • 1102.2548 Predictive Signatures of Supersymmetry: Measuring the Dark Matter Mass and Gluino Mass with Early LHC data
  • 1102.4858 11B and Constraints on Neutrino Oscillations and Spectra from Neutrino Nucleosynthesis
  • 1102.0815 A testable conventional hypothesis for the DAMA-LIBRA annual modulation
  • 1102.3883 The ExaVolt Antenna: A Large-Aperture, Balloon-embedded Antenna for Ultra-high Energy Particle Detection.

 25th - Murase

February 18th 2011 - Dasgupta
  • 1102.2958 Enhanced neutrino signals from dark matter annihilation in the Sun via metastable mediators (Bell, Petraki)
  • Discussion on possible Science Budget cuts (summary by Carsten Rott)
  • Anita limits on GRB neutrino fluxes

 11th - Stamatikos

February 4th - Siegal-Gaskins
  • 0810.0713 A theory of dark matter (Arkani-Hamed, Finkbeiner, Slatyer, Weiner)
  • 0807.2250 Inelastic dark matter in light of DAMA/LIBRA (Chang, Kribs, Tucker-Smith, Weiner)
  • 1012.5078 Search for inelastic dark matter with the CDMS II experiment (CDMS collaboration)
  • 1012.5839 A comment on the emission from the Galactic Center as seen by the Fermi telescope (Boyarsky, Malyshev, Ruchayskiy)

January 28th - Rott
  • 1101.3349  Search for Dark Matter from the Galactic Halo with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory (IceCube Collaboration)
  • 1101.3942  Constraints on high-energy neutrino emission from SN 2008D (IceCube Collaboration)
  • 1101.1448 Limits on Neutrino Emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts with the 40 String IceCube Detector (IceCube Collaboration)
  • 1101.1692 First search for atmospheric and extraterrestrial neutrino-induced cascades with the IceCube detector (IceCube Collaboration)
  • 1101.4256 The Astrophysics of Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays (Kumiko Kotera, Angela V. Olinto)

January 21st - Murase
  • 1101.2903  Lorentz Invariance Violation and Chemical Composition of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays
  • 1101.3650  Search for Lorentz Invariance breaking with a likelihood fit of the PKS 2155-304 Flare Data Taken on MJD 53944
  • 1012.3678  Components of the Extragalactic Gamma Ray Background (Stecker & Venters)
  • 1101.1489  The X-ray quiescence of Swift J195509.6+261406 (GRB 070610): an optical bursting X-ray binary?
  • 1101.1692  First search for atmospheric and extraterrestrial neutrino-induced cascades with the IceCube detector
  • 1101.1448  Limits on Neutrino Emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts with the 40 String IceCube Detector
  • 1101.3325  First-year Results of Broadband Spectroscopy of the Brightest Fermi-GBM Gamma-Ray Bursts
  • 1101.2082  Detection of a spectral break in the extra hard component of GRB 090926A

January 14th - Horiuchi
  • 1101.1111  Shock Breakout in Dense Mass Loss: Luminous Supernova (Chevalier & Irvin)
  • 1012.3678  Components of the Extragalactic Gamma Ray Background (Stecker & Venters)
  • 1101.1489  Supernova Shock Breakout Through a Wind (Balberb & Loeb)
  • 1012.5627  Solar neutrino spectrum, sterile neutrinos and additional radiation in the Universe (de Holanda & Smirnov)
  • 1012.1274  Neutrinos from failed supernovae at future water and liquid argon detectors (Keehn & Lunardini)

January 7th - Dasgupta
  • Gamma Ray Flares from the Crab Nebula: Tavani et al , Abdo et al
  • Concentric CMB Circles and Conformal Cyclic Cosmology: Gurzadyan & Penrose 1011.37061012.1486; Wehus & Eriksen 1012.1268; Moss, Scott, & Zibin 1012.1305; Hajian 1012.1656
  • No Merger-AGN Connection: Cisternas et al 1009.3265
  • Shock Breakout in Dense Mass Loss: Luminous Supernova: Chevalier & Irvin 1101.1111
  • EGMF Constraints from Simultaneous GeV-TeV Observations of Blazars: Taylor, Vovk & Neronov 1101.0932