Public Outreach Lecture Series / Fall 2011

This is a lecture series put on for the benefit of the public. Each lecture lasts approximately 30 minutes and is accompanied by 1.5 hours of star-gazing on the roof if the weather cooperates. Talks are targeted at the astronomical-education level of a layperson (oftentimes children are in attendance). Talks typically meet in Pupin 301; directions will be provided around the observatory to the lecture on each given night. For more information, go to the Wiki Outreach webpage or the Public Outreach webpage.

If you're interested in giving an outreach lecture in a coming semester, please contact Summer.

Date Speaker Title Start Time Abstract
Sept 30 Ray Jayawardhana Strange New Worlds 7:00PM Abstract
Oct 7 Documentary Screening The City Dark 7:00PM Abstract
Oct 21 Ross Williamson Astronomy in Antarctica 7:00PM Abstract
Nov 4 Martin Hendry Captain Cook and the Cosmic Yardstick 7:00PM Abstract
Nov 18 Dan D'Orazio The Truth About Black Holes 7:00PM Abstract
Dec 2 David Kagan Is Our Universe Alone in the Multiverse? 7:00PM Abstract
Dec 16 Caroline Moore How I Discovered a Supernova 7:00PM Abstract
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