Category Archives: cosmology

AstroMcGill Episode 68 – Chiara Mingarelli

Chiara talks to us about how timing the rotation of pulsars can be used to detect gravitational waves–ripples in the very fabric of the cosmos.

Guest: Chiara Mingarelli (California Institute of Technology).

Hosts: Erik Madsen and Chitrang Patel.

Duration: 19 minutes.

Production: James O’Callaghan.

AstroMcGill Episode 48 – Mariska Kriek

Guest: Mariska Kriek (U. of California, Berkeley)

Mariska’s work is focused on the study of galaxies. We discussed how galaxies formed, how they evolved across cosmic times, and how they form stars from the gas and dust they contain.

Host: James Kennedy and Ryan Lynch

Duration: 23 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan.

AstroMcGill Episode 46 – Jeff McMahon

Guest: Jeff McMahon (U. of Michigan)

Jeff’s field of study is cosmology. During this podcast, we talked about his work on measurements of the cosmic microwave background and his involvement with the Atacama Cosmology Telescope.

Hosts: Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot

Duration: 26 minutes

Production: Mike Collicutt


AstroMcGill Episode 17 – Mathias Zaldarriaga

Guest: Mathias Zaldarriaga (IAS/Princeton). We discussed various topics of cosmology (the Big Bang, inflation, the Cosmic Microwave Background, etc…).

Hosts: James Kennedy, Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot.

Duration: 25 minutes.

AstroMcGill Episode 4 – Keith Vanderlinde

Guest: Keith Vanderlinde, CIFAR Junior Fellow at McGill University. We discussed his research on cosmology and galaxy clusters, as part of the South Pole Telescope collaboration.

Hosts: James Kennedy, Sebastien Guillot and Ryan Lynch.

Duration: 23 minutes.