Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Astrophysics Lunch

18Wednesday, Mar. 18
Jordan Moxon and Robert Wharton
12:15 PM
622 Space Sciences

Jordan Moxon will discuss: "Self force on a scalar charge in Kerr spacetime: inclined circular orbits" 

Robert Wharton will discuss: "Theory and Simulations of Refractive Substructure in Resolved Scatter-Broadened Images" and how it may affect observations with the Event Horizon Telescope, as described in the following two papers: "Discovery of Substructure in the Scatter-broadened Image of Sgr A*" "Imaging an Event Horizon: Mitigation of Scattering toward Sagittarius A*"