Pizza Discussion

On Tuesdays, KIAA has an astro pizza discussion, led each week by postdocs at KIAA or DoA (Only postdocs can join this discussion).

The topic could be one's own research, or any question or material the speaker finds appropriate to discuss in this forum.  Unlike a lunch talk, the speaker is not expected to make a presentation; relevant figures are printed and passed around, and a white board is used if necessary. The event takes place on the second meeting room of the KIAA building on Tuesdays at 12.00 h.


Contact persons: Alexander Kolodzig (alex_kolo[_at_]; Yonghwi Kim ([_at_]

Past Pizza Discussions

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 12:00pm Youjun Lu (NAOC)
Radiative efficiency of Quasars
KIAA-PKU (Pizza discussion)
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:00pm Yan-Fei Jiang
How do massive stars get their super-Eddington luminosity?
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 12:00pm Thijs Kouwenhoven
Volcanism on Venus
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 12:00pm Stephen Justham (NAOC)
Escaping the explosion: understanding fast and slow runaways from type Ia supernovae
KIAA-PKU (Pizza discussion)
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:00pm Song Huang (Kavli IPMU)
Hyper-Suprime Camera Survey: Trailer and the First Year
KIAA-PKU (Pizza discussion)
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 12:00pm James Taylor (University of Waterloo)
The Efficiency of Galaxy Formation on the Smallest Scales: Lessons from Virgo
KIAA-PKU (Pizza discussion)
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:00pm Doug Johnstone (National Research Council Canada, Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics)
From Cloud Cores to Protostars (Facts, Fiction, and Speculation)
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 12:00pm Haoran Yu
Cosmic velocity field
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:00pm Hsiao-Wen Chen (Chicago)
Mining the SDSS spectroscopic archive
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 12:00pm Yohai Meiron