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: Dan Weisz (Fall 2019)

 

 

Upcoming Colloquium Schedule

Below is the Fall 2019 schedule; if you have any questions, please contact the speaker’s host, or one of the colloquium chairs.

 

Date Speaker (Institution) Title  Host
10/3

Bruce Jakosky

(Colorado)

The inventory and history of CO2 and H2O on Mars – past, present, and future

de Pater
10/10

Quinn Konopacky

(UCSD)

Constraining Planet Formation with Spectroscopy of Direct Imaged Planets

Dressing
10/17

Paul Schecter

(MIT)

The Contribution of Faint, Failed and Defunct Stars to the “Stellar” Masses of Galaxies

Lu
10/24

Suvi Gezari

(Maryland)

Tidal Disruption Event Observations in the Golden Age of Time Domain Astronomy

Bloom
10/31

Raffaella Margutti

(Northwestern)

Discovery frontiers in the new era of Time Domain Multi-Messenger Astrophysics Kasen
11/7

Kunal Mooley

(Caltech)

Welcome to the Gravitational-Wave Multi-Messenger Era Bloom
11/14

Sara Ellison

(UVic)

Star formation in low redshift galaxies: the where and the why

Kriek
11/21

Hao Cao

(Harvard)

A magnetic perspective on the interiors of giant planets

Militzer
11/28 HOLIDAY No talk scheduled today.  
12/5

Kathryn Johnston

(Columbia)

Welcome to the Milky Way! Gaia, the Galaxy and me Weisz
          ***END OF COLLOQUIUM SERIES FOR FALL 2019***