2016 Public Lecture Series

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January 15th:   "The John A. Brashear Time Capsule”
    Arthur Glaser
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
February 19th:   "Discovery of Gravitational Waves by LIGO: News Conference and Questions Answered"
    Jeffery Winicour
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
March 18th:   How to See a Black Hole
    Arthur Kosowsky
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
April 15th:   Life on Mars: Constructing Visions for Human Settlement
    Christina Ciardullo
    School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University
    Markus Scheucher
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
May 20th:   Making Sense of the Galaxy Menagerie
    Peter Freeman
    Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
June 17th:   Geology and the Exploration of Mars
    Brian Balta
    Department of Geology and Environmental Science, University of Pittsburgh
     
July 15th:   Theories of Gravity - From Aristotle to Einstein
    Arun Kannawadi
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
August 19th:   Building a Galactic Scale Gravitational Wave Observatory
    Maura McLaughlin
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University
     
September 16th:   Are We Living in a Simulation?
    Rupert Croft
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
October 21st:   Big Clusters, Big Data: Using Machine Learning to Understand the Makeup of the Universe
    Michelle Ntampaka
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
November 18th:   Things that Go Bump in the Night: The Wild World of Astrophysical Transients
    Thomas Nelson
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
     
     

University of Pittsburgh
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Allegheny Observatory
159 Riverview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15214

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