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 2018)

 

 

Upcoming Colloquium Schedule

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

Date

Speaker (Institution)

Title 

Host

8/23

UC Berkeley Astronomy Community
UC Berkeley

One Minute Talks: A Snapshot of Current Research

UCB Astronomy

8/30

Rebecca Jensen-Clem​
UC Berkeley

Exoplanet Imaging in the 21st Century: Tools and Techniques for a New Era of Detailed Exoplanet Characterization

Courtney Dressing

9/6

Eve Ostriker​
Princeton

Feedback-driven outflows, from star-forming clouds to star-forming galaxies

Chris McKee

9/13

George Becker​
UC Riverside

Connecting Galaxies and the Intergalactic Medium Near Reionization Aaron Parsons
9/20

Matt Tiscareno​
SETI

Close-range remote sensing of Saturn’s rings during Cassini’s ring grazing orbits and grand finale

Imke de Pater
9/27

Erik Rosolowsky​
University of Alberta

The Star Formation Law in Nearby Galaxies

Yong Zheng
10/4

Duncan Brown​
Syracuse

GW170817: A neutron star merger observed in gravitational and electromagnetic waves.

Eliot Quataert
10/11

Myriam Telus​
UCSC

Carbonate formation in meteorite parent bodies: Clues from in-situ C and O isotope analyses

EPS Faculty

10/18

Gurtina Besla​
Arizona

The Dynamics of the Local Group in the Era of Precision Astrometry

Dan Weisz

10/25

Bob Kirshner
Harvard

Sackler Lecture

Chung-Pei Ma

11/1

Maria Drout
Carnegie

TBA

Alex Filippenko

11/8

Charlie Conroy​
Harvard

TBA

Mariska Kriek
11/15

Mike Pivovaroff​
LLNL

TBA

Josh Bloom
11/22


 

Thanksgiving Holiday

 
11/29

Anthony Brown​
Leiden

Gaia: mission status and results from the second data release

Jessica Lu