Events

Due to COVID-19 all events are currently cancelled

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Public Talk

Feb 26, 2020

Chasing Supernovae Explosions with Kepler

Armin Rest (STScI)

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Astronomy on Tap

Feb 5, 2020

How To Draw A Fuzzy Doughnut: A Portrait Of The Largest Black Hole In Our Galaxy
Sean Ressler (UCSB)

Betelgeuse Betelgeuse Betelgeuse: Is it about to explode?
Jared Goldberg & Evan Bauer (UCSB)

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Public Talk

Nov 20, 2019

LSST: The Greatest Movie of All Time is Coming to You!

Željko Ivezić (University of Washington)

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Astronomy on Tap

Nov 6, 2019

Dark Matter, Black Holes and Gaia
Łukasz Wyrzykowski (Warsaw University)

Exploding Stars and how to explode them
Jared Goldberg (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Oct 2, 2019

Classical Astronomy: A Stellar Legacy
Joey Chatelain (LCO)

Blunders in Space
Mirek Brandt (LCO)

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Workshop

Sep 30, 2019

TOM Toolkit Workshop

An interactive introduction to key technologies and observing facilities that will drive time-domain astronomy in the LSST era and a chance for scientists to influence their development

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Workshop

Sep 5, 2019

Microlensing with EUCLID

The workshop is intended to stimulate the community about the potential of the EUCLID space mission for microlensing

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Astronomy on Tap

Sep 4, 2019

Imaging Exoplanets
Tim Brandt (UCSB)

Building Habitable Worlds
Markus Rabus (LCO)

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Astronomy on Tap

Aug 7, 2019

What's Shakin on Mars? Martian Seismology with InSight
Bruce Banerdt (NASA JPL)

Run for your Life! Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Santa Barbara
Sandy Seale (LCO/UCSB)

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Public Talk

Jul 17, 2019

Supernovae and the Discovery of the Accelerating Universe

Adam Riess (Krieger School of Arts and Sciences)

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Open House

Jun 28, 2019

Open House Introducing our new CEO, Dr. Lisa Storrie-Lombardi

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Astronomy on Tap

Jun 5, 2019

Alien Zombie Comets
Tabby Boyajian (Louisiana State University)

What's new with Gravitational Waves
Duncan Brown (Syracuse University)

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Astronomy on Tap

May 1, 2019

Hunting for Dark Galaxies.
Sukanya Chakrabarti (Rochester Institute of Technology)

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Astronomy on Tap

Apr 3, 2019

What is Dark Matter?
Justin Read (University of Surrey)

Chasing Dark Matter with the Gaia Enceladus
Lina Necib (Caltech)

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Astronomy on Tap

Mar 6, 2019

The Galaxy Ecosystem
Stephanie Ho (UCSB)

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Public Talk

Mar 1, 2019

The Ultimate Interplanetary Travel Guide: A Futuristic Journey Through the Solar System

Jim Bell (Arizona State University)

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Astronomy on Tap

Feb 6, 2019

The Voyagers and Their Interstellar Records Have Left the Solar System
Andy Howell (LCO/UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Dec 5, 2018

The Microlensing Odyssey
Etienne Bachelet (LCO)

Astronomical Ballooning from Antarctica
Kristina Davis (UCSB)

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Public Talk

Nov 7, 2018

The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy

Andrea Ghez (UCLA)

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Public Talk

Oct 31, 2018

Our Simple Strange Universe

David Spergel (Princeton University)

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Astronomy on Tap

Oct 3, 2018

How to Wake Up a Monster (Supermassive Black Holes, Galaxy Crashes, and all the rest..)
Emanuele Paolo Farina (UCSB)

New Horizons: From Pluto to Ultima Thule, Infinity and Beyond
Tim Lister (LCO)

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Astronomy on Tap

Sep 5, 2018

Building Super Star Clusters on Supercomputers
Benny Tsang (UCSB)

My Attraction to Magnets
Dan Read (Cardiff University)

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Public Talk

Aug 8, 2018

Science Policy in the Age of Trump and Beyond: Federal Priorities in Astronomy and Space Science

Joel Parriott (American Astronomical Society)

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Astronomy on Tap

Aug 1, 2018

Explosions in Space.
Maria Drout (Carnegie Observatories)

Spectroscopy: Telling you how the Universe really works.
Tobias Schmidt (UCSB)

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Astronomy on Tap

Jun 6, 2018

Mission Gravity: What Newton never knew.
Roger Freedman (UCSB)

Dark Forces that Shape the Universe
Julio Navarro (University of Victoria)