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Public Evening Lecture Series

 

STEWARD OBSERVATORY PUBLIC EVENING LECTURE SERIES

Since September 1922, Steward Observatory has been hosting public evening lectures in astronomy. The lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. and are held in Room N210 of Steward Observatory, 933 N. Cherry Ave., Tucson. AZ 85721.  Following all Monday evening talks, the Raymond E. White, Jr. Reflector in the historic Steward Observatory dome will be open for public viewing of the night sky (weather permitting). All of the lectures and the use of the telescope are free of charge and open to the general public.

For more information, contact Dr. Thomas Fleming at 621-5049 or taf@email.arizona.edu.                                                                                                                          

Click here to stream podcasts of previous Public Evening Lectures.

 

Spring 2019 Steward Public Evening Lectures
 
Date Speaker Title
Jan. 14

Dr. John Cocke

Dr. Feryal Ozel

Steward Observatory

50th. Anniversary of the Discovery of the Crab Optical Pulsar
Jan. 28

Dr. Thomas Fleming

Steward Observatory

Andrew Ellicott Douglass and the History of Astronomical Research in Arizona
Feb. 18

Dr. Jenny Greene

Princeton University

Marc Aaronson Memorial Lecture

Tiny But Powerful: The Search for Intermediate-mass Black Holes

Feb. 25

Dr. Erika Hamden

Steward Observatory

The Ridiculous World of Scientific Ballooning
Mar. 11

Dr. Chad Bender

Steward Observtaory

The Quest to Discover Earth-Twin Exoplanets
Mar. 25

TBA

TBA
Apr. 8

TBA

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