Lectures and Talks


Board of Visitors Great Lectures in Astronomy

Antoinette de Vaucouleurs Prize Public Talks

 

December 2014

Meg Urry - "Black Holes, Galaxies & the Evolution od the Universe: An Observer's View"
2014 Antoinette de Vaucouleurs Prize public talk

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

 

November 6, 2013

Caitlin Casey - "Mergers or not? A Submillimeter Perspective on Cosmic Star Formation"

 

October 30, 2013

Sarah Miller - "Uncovering Dark Matter Properties with Astrophysics" (partial recording)

 

October 23, 2013

Mansi Kasliwal - "Seeing Gravitational Waves: Transients in the Local Universe"

 

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

 

1989

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

 


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