Astronomy Colloquium

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

Day and Time: Thursdays at 3:45 pm.
Location: 1 LeConte Hall
Event Contact: Mark Hayden
Colloquium Chairs: Joshua Bloom (Spring 2019)

 

 

Upcoming Colloquium Schedule

Below is the Spring 2019 schedule; if you have any questions, please contact the speaker's host, or one of the colloquium chairs.
An archive of Fall 2018 colloquium speakers can be found HERE
 

Date

Speaker (Institution)

Title 

Host

1/24

Jennifer Johnson
OSU

Chemical Cartography of the Milky Way

Dan Weisz

1/31

Patrick Brady
UWM

Cosmic collisions - progress and prospects for gravitational-wave astronomy

Peter Nugent

2/7

Eugene Chiang
UC Berkeley

Planet Formation Post-Kepler

Burkhard Militzer

2/14

Tuan Do
UCLA

The Galactic Center: a laboratory for the study of the physics and astrophysics of supermassive black holes Jessica Lu
2/21

Hiranya Peiris
UCL

Pixels to physics: the promise and challenges of survey cosmology

Jessica Lu
2/28

George Ricker
MIT

Searching Near and Far: Exoplanet Transits and Astrophysical Transients from the TESS Mission

Courtney Dressing
3/7

Shelley Wright ‚Äč
UCSD

Studying Distant Galaxies with Innovative Astronomical Instrumentation

Chung-Pei Ma
3/14

Mariska Kriek 
UC Berkeley

The Many Phases of Massive Galaxies

Joshua Bloom

3/21

Victoria Meadows
UWash

The Search for Life beyond the Solar System
(Joint EPS Colloquium)

Imke de Pater
3/28 No speaker

SPRING BREAK

n/a
4/4

Josh Eisner
Arizona

Protoplanets and Protoplanetary Disks

Josh Bloom

4/11

Steve Kahn
LSST/Stanford

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Status Update and Prospects for Science

Chris McKee

4/18

Sheperd Doeleman
Harvard

Event Horizon Telescope: Seeing the Unseeable

Uros Seljak
4/25

 

Student Exit Talks

n/a
5/2


 

Student Exit Talks

n/a
   

***END OF COLLOQUIUM SERIES FOR SPRING 2019***