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
01/25/2018 Yamila Miguel
Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
Jupiter internal structure and the first Juno results

02/01/2018 Jamie Bock
Caltech
SPHEREx: An All-sky Infrared Spectral Survey Explorer Satellite

Gary Melnick
02/08/2018 Blakesley Burkhart
CfA
Turbulent Beginnings: A Predictive Theory of Star Formation in the Interstellar Medium

Alyssa Goodman
02/15/2018 Rai Weiss
MIT
Exploration of the Universe with Gravitational Waves

Sackler Lecture

Charles Alcock
02/22/2018 Pepi Fabbiano
CfA
The Virtual Observatory is very much Real

Alyssa Goodman
03/01/2018 Laura Kreidberg
CfA
Exoplanet Atmosphere Characterization, Present and Future

pH Lecture

Charles Alcock
03/08/2018 Joaquin Vieira
University of Illinois
High-redshift star formation under the cosmic microscope

Tony Stark
03/15/2018 Rachel Mandelbaum
Carnegie Mellon University
Cosmology with the Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) survey

Daniel Eisenstein
03/22/2018 Gerry Gilmore
University of Cambridge
Gaia - the stereoscopic survey of the Galaxy

Charlie Conroy Cancelled
03/29/2018 Ewine van Dishoeck
Leiden Observatory
Molecules from clouds to disks and planets: building on Dalgarno's legacy

Hossein Sadeghpour
04/05/2018 Adam Frank
University of Rochester
What Astrobiology Tells Us About The Anthropocene

Paul Green
04/12/2018 Peggy McIntosh
Wellesley College
Coming to Terms with Social Systems We did not Invent

Belinda Wilkes
04/19/2018 Rosalba Perna
Stony Brook University
Binary compact object mergers in the gravitational wave era

Dan D'Orazio
04/26/2018 Kathrin Altwegg
Universität Bern
Rosetta at comet 67P: deciphering the origin of the solar system, the Earth and life

Karin Oberg
05/03/2018 Joao Alves
University of Vienna
The rise of the Milky Way: Gaia's 3D view of the local neighborhood

Alyssa Goodman
05/10/2018 Claude-Andre Faucher-Giguere
Northwestern University
The Physics of AGN-driven Galactic Winds

Martin Elvis
05/17/2018 Alan Rogers
Haystack / MIT
Absorption of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) by the 21-cm line hydrogen line at redshift 17

Shep Doeleman
05/31/2018 Reinout van Weeren
CfA
TBD

Clay Fellowship Lecture