Astronomy Colloquium

The Astronomy Colloquium is a highlighted event featuring a guest speaker each week during the semester. 

Day and Time: Thursdays at 4:00 pm.
Location: 1 LeConte Hall
Event Contact: Mark Hayden

 

Upcoming Colloquium Schedule

 Below is the Fall 2017 schedule; if you have any questions, please contact info@astro.berkeley.edu

Date

Speaker (Institution)

Title 

Host

8/31

Ji Wang
Caltech

Where and How to Find Habitable Terrestrial Planets 

Courtney Dressing

9/7

Keith Hawkins
Columbia

Galactic Archaeology in the Gaia Era 

Jessica Lu
9/14

Eddie Schlafly
LBL

The Optical-Infrared Extinction Curve and its Variation in 3D in the Milky Way 

Chris McKee

9/21

Risa Wechsler 
Stanford

Uros Seljak
9/28

Bill Bottke
SWRI

Exploring the Echos of Giant Planetary Migration and Lost Ice Giants

Imke de Pater
10/5

Mitch Begelman
JILA

Accretion Disks, Elevated

Peter Nugent
10/12

Jonathan Williams
U of Hawaii

The structure and evolution of protoplanetary disks

Leo Blitz
10/19

Ryan Foley
UCSC

Discovery of the First Electromagnetic Counterpart to a Gravitational Wave Source

Alex Filippenko

10/26

Phil Hopkins
Caltech

TBA

Eliot Quataert

11/2

Alice Shapley
UCLA

The MOSFIRE Deep Evolution Field (MOSDEF) Survey: A Detailed Census of the Physics of Galaxy Formation in the Early Universe

Mariska Kriek

11/9

Sandy Faber
UCSC

TBA

Eugene Chiang

11/16

David Schlegel
LBNL

TBA

Chung-Pei Ma
11/23

 

No Colloquium 

 
11/30

Judd Bowman
ASU

TBA

Aaron Parsons