The Carnegie Observatories Colloquium Series

Tuesdays -- 4:00 pm -- William T. Golden Auditorium (unless otherwise noted)
Coffee served at 3:30 pm
Contact for program information: Andrew Benson or Gwen Rudie.
You can find a listing of previous colloquia here.

Clicking the title links to the abstract.

Date Speaker Video URL
July 19, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Tim Morton (Princeton)
A new paradigm for transiting exoplanets
July 26, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Vera Gluscevic (IAS)
Roads to dark matter: direct detection, cosmology, and beyond
August 30, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Patrick (Pat) McCarthy (GMTO/Carnegie) and Dr. James (Jim) Fanson (GMTO)
Status of the Giant Magellan Telescope Project
September 6, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Smadar Naoz (UCLA)
On the Dynamics of Planets, Stars and Black Holes - New Insights from Triples
September 13, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Rebecca Bernstein (GMTO/Carnegie)
Scientific capabilities and integrated modeling for GMT
September 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Courtney Dressing (Caltech)
Characterizing Planetary Systems Orbiting Low-mass Stars
September 27, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Laura Sales (UC Riverside)
Dwarfs and their tiny satellites as extreme probes to the LCDM model
October 11, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Jen van Saders (Carnegie)
Tutorial on Asteroseismology
October 13, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Antonin Bouchez (GMTO)
Integrated modeling of GMT
October 18, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Bruce Bigelow (GMTO)
Overview and status of the GMT site, enclosure, and facilities design and development
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October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Dave Ashby (GMTO)
Giant Magellan Telescope Overview
October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Alan Dressler (Carnegie Observatories)
Star Formation and Structure in Galaxies: Is Density Destiny?
November 8, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Kevin Schlaufman (Carnegie)
The Origin of Hot Jupiters
November 15, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jacqueline van Gorkom (Columbia)
CHILES, the COSMOS HI Large Extragalactic Survey
November 29, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Marcia Rieke (Arizona)
NIRCam for JWST: Your Next Near-Infrared Camera in Space
December 5, 2016 - 4:00pm Dr. Jonelle Walsh (Texas A&M)
Supermassive Black Holes in Compact Galaxies
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Prof. Jason Glenn (University of Colorado, Boulder)
A Fresh Look at Molecular Gas in Galaxies
January 10, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Dan Stern (JPL)
TBD
January 17, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Rosalba Perna (Stony Brook University)
TBD
January 19, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Todd Thompson (The Ohio State University)
TBD
January 24, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. George Becker (UCR)
TBD
February 7, 2017 - 4:00pm Prof. Daniel Weisz (Berkeley)
TBD
February 14, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Roberto Decarli (MPIA)
TBD
February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Nia Imara (Harvard CfA)
TBD
April 11, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Stephanie Tonnesen (Carnegie)
TBD
April 18, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Jen van Saders (Carnegie)
TBD
April 25, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Ben Shappee (Carnegie)
TBD
May 2, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. Andrew Wetzel (Carnegie - Caltech)
TBD
May 23, 2017 - 4:00pm Dr. JJ Eldridge (University of Auckland)
TBD