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
Colloquium Chairs: Dan Weisz (Fall 2017); Chung-Pei Ma (Spring 2018)

 

 

Upcoming Colloquium Schedule

Below is the Spring 2018 schedule; if you have any questions, please contact the speaker's host, or one of the colloquium chairs. 

Date

Speaker (Institution)

Title 

Host

1/18

Pieter van Dokkum​
Yale

Hunting ghostly galaxies with the Dragonfly Telephoto Array

Mariska Kriek

1/25

Katherine de Kleer​
Caltech

Planetary Satellites in Context: Io and the Jovian System

Imke de Pater

2/1

Adrian Liu ​
Berkeley

Accessing Cosmic Dawn via the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array

n/a

2/8

Mark Sullivan​
University of Southampton

The Transient Universe: Cosmic Explosions and Dark Energy Peter Nugent
2/15

Joss Bland-Hawthorn​
University of Sydney

The Milky Way – evidence for Seyfert activity in the recent past

Eliot Quataert
2/22

Ann Zabludoff​
U. of Arizona

Hearts of Darkness: Rethinking the Role of Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxy Evolution

Chung-Pei Ma
3/1

Dave Stevenson​
Caltech

Inside Jupiter and Saturn

Bruce Buffet
3/8

Charles Lada
Harvard

The Nature of Star Formation Scaling Relations in the Milky Way and Galaxies Near and Far

Leo Blitz

3/15

Zach Berta-Thompson​
University of Colorado

In Search of Sunset on Alien Worlds

Courtney Dressing

3/22

Stella Offner​
University of Texas

Towards a Unified Model for Star Formation: Forging Order from Randomness

Chris McKee

3/29

NO COLLOQUIUM

SPRING BREAK

n/a

4/5

Dimitri Mawet
Caltech

Exploring exoplanetary systems with direct remote sensing

James Graham
4/12

Avishai Dekel
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Magic Scale of Galaxy Formation

Chris McKee