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 Spring 2017 schedule; if you have any questions, please contact info@astro.berkeley.edu

Date

Speaker (Institution)

Title 

 

Jan 19

Jim Fuller
Caltech

Surprises from Observations of Gravity Waves

Quataert

Jan 26

Dan Weisz
(UCB)

Local Group Dwarf Galaxies in the Early Universe

Parsons
Feb 2 Chris Kochanek
(Ohio State)

Failed Supernova

White
Feb 9 Nitya Kallivayalil
(U of Virginia)

Probing the Dark Halo of the Milky Way

Weisz
Feb 16 Chris McKee
(UCB)

How Stars Form

Beckwith
Feb 23 Arjun Dey
(NOAO)

Mapping the Universe - for Everybody

Ma
Mar 2

Karl Stapelfeldt 
(JPL)

Extending our Vision to a Galaxy of Planets

Kalas
Mar 9 Jessica Lu
(UCB)

Black Holes, Big and Small - A Laser-Guided Adaptive Optics View

Graham
Mar 16 Tony Wong
(Cornell)

Molecular Clouds in Extragalactic Environments

Blitz
Mar 23 Steve Boggs
(UCSD)

Exploring Nuclear Gamma Ray Astrophysics with COSI

Bloom
Apr 6

Jennifer Yee
(STSci)

Planet Populations with Microlensing

Lu
Apr 13 Jessica Werk
(U of Washington)

 

Weisz
Apr 20

Saul Rappaport
(MIT)

Unusual Objects Found with Kepler and K2 Chiang
Apr 27

Rychard Bouwens
(Leiden)

 

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