CfA Colloquium Schedule

Click on the speaker's name for her/his website, on the title to view the abstract, and on "Video" to see a video of the talk. For future talks, contact the host to arrange a meeting with the speaker.

Date Speaker Title Host Contact Video Special Note
09/03/2020 Prof. Andrew Fabian
Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge
Into the Heart of the AGN IRAS 13224-3809

Belinda Wilkes
09/10/2020 Dr. Sirio Belli
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
Galaxy Quenching in the High-Redshift Universe

Clay Fellowship Lecture

Charles Alcock
09/17/2020 Dr. Amy Winebarger
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Probing the Sun with Imaging Spectrographs

Ed DeLuca
09/24/2020 Prof. Lisa Kewley
Australian National University

Lars Hernquist
10/01/2020 Prof. Dr. Rashid Sunyaev
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
SRG/eRosita: X-ray map of the whole sky. Some results of the first all-sky survey and plans for the future.

Alexey Vikhlinin
10/08/2020 Prof. Ji-Feng Liu
National Astronomical Observatories of China
In search of X-ray quiet stellar black holes

Rosanne Di Stefano THIS TALK WILL BE AT 10AM, not the usual 4pm, to accommodate the time zone differences between Boston and Beijing.
10/15/2020 Prof. Gurtina Besla
University of Arizona
The LMC vs. the Milky Way: Challenges and New Opportunities for Tests of CDM Theory

Lars Hernquist
10/22/2020 Dr. David W. Latham
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
Completing the Copernican Revolution

Lecar Prize Lecture

Matt Holman
10/29/2020 Dr. Jenna Samra
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
High-Altitude Instrumentation for Infrared Observations of the Solar Corona

pH Lecture

Charles Alcock
11/05/2020 Prof. Angela Olinto
University of Chicago
Space Observatories of the Highest Energy Particles: POEMMA & EUSO-SPB

Josh Grindlay
11/12/2020 Prof. Christy Tremonti
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Probing Star Formation Feedback at its Most Extreme

Sandro Tacchella
11/19/2020 Dr. Michael Daniel
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
Measuring very small things with very big buckets: sub-milliarcsecond angular resolution optical astronomy with the VERITAS observatory

Wystan Benbow
12/03/2020 Dr. Serena Vinciguerra
University of Amsterdam
The treasure of Be X-ray binaries in the Small Magellanic Cloud

Floor Broekgaarden
12/10/2020 Dr. Myriam Benisty
Universite Grenoble Alpes

Sean Andrews