for the Public
CfA's "Observatory Nights" series welcomes the public to attend—free of
charge—a nontechnical lecture on astronomy on the third Thursday evening
of each month. Other special events of astronomical interest are also
presented during the year.
CfA Colloquium Series
During the academic year, this CfA program invites leading researchers
to Cambridge to present lectures on a wide variety of subjects in
astronomy and astrophysics. CfA scientists participate both as speakers
and as hosts for these events.
Conferences and Workshops
The CfA sponsors a variety of workshops and conferences during the year for the scientific community. These programs are designed to provide unique opportunities to discuss recent research topics.
Talks on a wide variety of topics in astronomy, astrophysics, and
related research bring speakers from the US and elsewhere to CfA's
weekly discussions. Most talks are organized by CfA's science divisions.
CfA's schedule of colloquia, seminars, lunchtime talks, and other CfA
and related events is posted every Friday—and updated as needed—for the