Colloquium Schedule

Astronomy department colloquia this semester will be held on Wednesdays at 4:15pm unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2019

Date Speaker and Institution Title (subject)
September 25 Michael Eracleous, Penn State University
An optical astronomer contemplates astrophysics with low-frequency gravitational waves
October 16 Michael Blanton, New York University Galaxy archaeology with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
October 23 Jeff Linsky, JILA, University of Colorado and NIST Problems and Challenges concerning Activity and Models of Host Stars
October 30 Mackenzie Jones, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Where do supermassive black holes hide?
November 6 Bryan Terrazas, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Exploring the link between star formation activity and black hole mass in the centers of galaxies
November 20 Andreas Zezas, University of Crete
Characterization and demographics of X-ray binaries in nearby galaxies