Public Talks

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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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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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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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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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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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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Public Talk

May 23, 2018

Einstein, Gravitational Waves, Black Holes, and Other Matters

Gabriela González (Louisiana State University)

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Public Talk

Feb 21, 2018

The Search for Inhabited Worlds

Debra Fischer (Yale University)

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Public Talk

Nov 16, 2017

The Exploration of Pluto by New Horizons

Alan Stern (NASA)

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Public Talk

Nov 6, 2017

Turning Stars Into Gold

Iair Arcavi (Las Cumbres Observatory)

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Public Talk

Aug 9, 2017

The Spinning Sun, The Twirling Stars

Tim Brown (Las Cumbres Observatory)

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Public Talk

May 17, 2017

Asteroids and Comets: Keeping an Eye on Things that Go Bump in the Night

Amy Mainzer (NASA)

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Public Talk

Feb 22, 2017

Hearing the Stars: New Insights into Stellar Interiors

Lars Bildsten (UCSB)

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Public Talk

Dec 12, 2016

The Most Mysterious Star in the Galaxy

Tabetha Boyajian (Louisiana State University)

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Public Talk

Oct 19, 2016

Einstein's Blunder Undone: Exploding stars, Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe

Robert Kirshner (Harvard University)

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Public Talk

Sep 21, 2016

Planetary Defense from Asteroids - Coming Soon to a Planet Near You

Edward Lu (Liquid Robotics)

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Public Talk

May 18, 2016

Science Searches for E.T.

Seth Shostak (SETI Institute)