Astronomy Journal Club

March 22: Xinyu Dai

"Intrinsic Alignment of Cluster Galaxies: the Redshift Evolution" Jiangang Hao, Jeffrey M. Kubo, Robert Feldmann, James Annis, David E. Johnston, Huan Lin, Timothy A. McKay, arXiv:1103.3500

March 29: Sara Barber

"The Near-Infrared Broad Emission Line Region of Active Galactic Nuclei -- I. The Observations" Hermine Landt (1), Misty C. Bentz (2), Martin J. Ward (3), Martin Elvis (1), Bradley M. Peterson (2), Kirk T. Korista (4), Margarita Karovska (1) ((1) Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, (2) The Ohio State University, (3) University of Durham, (4) Western Michigan University), arXiv:0708.1083

April 5: Erin Cooper, Jeremy Lusk

"Metallicities and Abundance Ratios from Quasar Broad Emission Lines" Fred Hamann, K.T. Korista, G.J. Ferland, Craig Warner, Jack Baldwin, arXiv:astro-ph/0109006v2

"A Long, Cold, Early r-process? Neutrino-induced Nucleosynthesis in Supernova He Shells Revisited" P. Banerjee (1), W. C. Haxton (2), Y.-Z. Qian (1) ((1) UMN, (2) UCB/LBNL), arXiv:1103.1193

April 12: Brian Friesen

"The Diversity of Type Ia Supernovae: Evidence for Systematics?" Benetti et al. 2005, ApJ, 623, 1011

"An Asymmetric Explosion as the Origin of Spectral Evolution Diversity in Type Ia Supernovae" Maeda et al. 2010, Nature, 466, 82

April 19: Leah Morabito

"The M-σ and M-L Relations in Galactic Bulges, and Determinations of Their Intrinsic Scatter" Gultekin et al. 2009, ApJ, 698, 198

April 26: Karen Leighly

"The M-sigma Relation Derived from Sphere of Influence Arguments" D. Batcheldor, 2010, ApJ, 711, L108