Lectures and Talks


BashFest 2017

Schedule (PDF)

Day 1 talks

Day 2 talks


Miscellaneous years

Board of Visitors Great Lectures in Astronomy


December 2014

Meg Urry - "Why So Few? Fixing the Dearth of Women in Science" (.mov file, 230 MB)
Women in Natural Sciences talk
Talk slides (pdf) and bibliography (pdf)


February 19, 2014

Robert Kennicutt - "The Hidden Universe Revealed"
2014 Antoinette de Vaucouleurs Prize public talk


December 4, 2013

Karl Gebhardt - Discussion on Dark Energy


October 27, 2009

Rashid Sunyaev - “The Richness and Beauty of the Physics of Cosmological Recombination”
2009 Antoinette de Vaucouleurs Prize public talk


April 17, 2008

John Kormendy - "Pseudobulges in Disk Galaxies"


April 10, 2008

Philip Hopkins - "Quasars, Feedback, and Galaxy Interactions"


March 6, 2008

John Kormendy - "Secular Evolution in Disk Galaxies"


February 20, 2008

The National Academies - Space Studies Board - Panel Discussion and Public Lecture


October 11, 2007

John Mather - "From the Farm to the Nobel Prize: Deciphering the Big Bang"
2007 Antoinette de Vaucouleurs Prize public talk


July 1995

Re-dedication of the 107" as the Harlan J. Smith Telescope



Harlan Smith - "History of McDonald Observatory"
50th anniversary of McDonald Observatory


University of Texas Astronomy Program

University of Texas Web Central

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