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 Special Note
01/23/2020 Viviana Veloso Guzman
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
The chemical structure of planet forming disks: the story of Nitrogen

Karin Öberg
01/30/2020 Justin Kasper
University of Michigan
First Discoveries by Parker Solar Probe and the SWEAP Investigation

Ed DeLuca
02/06/2020 James Steiner
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
Measuring Spins of Stellar-Mass Black Holes with X-ray Spectroscopy

Bok Prize Lecture

Avi Loeb
02/13/2020 Jocelyn Bell Burnell
The discovery of pulsars - a graduate student's tale

Cecilia Payne-Gaposhkin Lecture

Charles Alcock
02/20/2020 Roger Summons
Molecular characterization of preserved tissues in a Cretaceous ankylosaur…and other digestive stories

Karin Öberg
02/27/2020 James Gates
Proving Einstein Right: What's In It & Why I Co-authored It

Gary Melnick
03/05/2020 Jonathan Fortney
University of California - Santa Cruz
Population-Level Planetary Physics

David Charbonneau
03/12/2020 Alyssa Goodman
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
A Messier Milky Way

Catherine Zucker Cancelled
03/26/2020 Or Graur
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
Rage against the dying of the light: Type Ia supernovae at 1000 days and beyond

Daniel Eisenstein Cancelled
04/02/2020 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 Cancelled
04/09/2020 Alex Suskov
Boston University

David Phillips Cancelled
04/16/2020 Eli Dwek
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Randall Smith Cancelled
04/23/2020 David Latham
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

Lecar Prize Lecture

Matt Holman Cancelled
04/30/2020 Jon Miller
University of Michigan
Compact Objects and Accretion in the Era of X-ray Calorimeters

Laura Brenneman Cancelled
05/07/2020 Ivelina Momcheva
Space Telescope Science Institute

Rohan Naidu / Charlie Conroy Cancelled
05/14/2020 Nia Imara
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

pH Lecture

Charles Alcock Cancelled
05/21/2020 Cora Dvorkin
Harvard University

John Kovac Cancelled