2017 Public Lecture Series

For registration information please see the tours page.

January 20th:   Exploring Dark Energy with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
    Kara Ponder
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
February 17th:   How Climate Change Works and How We are Changing it
    Neil M. Donahue
    Department of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering
    Engineering and Public Policy
    Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
     
March 17th:   Dark Matter: The Invisible Nests of Galaxies
    Yao-Yuan Mao
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     

April 21st:

 

Gravity: From Newton to Einstein and Beyond

    Danielle Leonard
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
May 19th:   Substructure in Galaxy Clusters: Dynamical Modeling of Abell 267
    Evan Tucker
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
June 16th:   Gravitational Waves
    Simonetta Frittelli
    Department of Physics, Duquesne University
     
July 21st:   How Far Back in Time Can We See?
    Arthur Kosowsky
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
August 18th:   Preperation of the Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017
    No Lecture
     
     
September 15th:   Quasars and Galaxies
    Sandhya Rao
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
October 20st:   The Future of Exoplanet Discovery
    Thomas E. Oberst
    Department of Physics and Director, Planetarium and Observatory, Westminster College
     
November 17th:   Galaxy Cannibles: The Evolution of Massive Galaxies Through Cosmic Time
    Rachel Bezanson
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
     
     

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

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