Colloquium Schedule

Astronomy department colloquia are held in the department classroom, VVO 110. Unless otherwise noted, talks are on Wednesdays, starting at 4:15 p.m. with tea and cookies in the department library starting at 4:00 p.m.

Spring 2018

Date Speaker and Institution Title (subject)
February 21 Luca Matra, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Exocometary Belts around Nearby Stars: Formation and Composition
February 28 Cara Battersby, University of Connecticut The Milky Way Laboratory
Tuesday, March 27 (Sturm Lecturer) Ewine van Dishoeck, Leiden University Zooming in on planet-forming zones of disks around young stars
April 18 Keith Hawkins, Columbia University Stellar and Galactic Astronomy with Gaia
April 25 Christopher Moore, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSats: instrument capabilities and early science analysis on the quiet Sun, active regions, and flares