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Scientific Talks

SO/NSF NOIR Lab Joint Colloquium Series Talks are held in Steward Observatory N210 at 3:30pm on Thursdays. Coffee will be available at 3:15. Light refreshments are served after the talk. Click here to stream podcasts of previous coloquium talks.

TAP Colloquium Series are held in Kuiper Space Building in room 308 at 3:30pm on Mondays with refreshments starting at 3:00.

In addition to these special talks we remind you that Steward Journal Club is every Wednesday at Noon in N305. NSF NOIR Lab FLASH is every Friday from 1:00-2:00pm. Origins seminar is typically Mondays at noon. Galaxy group is also Mondays at noon.

Other ongoing talk series are at Planetary Sciences (LPL) on Tuesdays at 3:45pm, and Physics colloquia are on Fridays at 3pm.

Steward Observatory Science Coffee is held at 9:30am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. This is where graduate students, faculty, and postdocs discuss a handful of recent ArXiv papers over the course of half an hour.

Fall 2022

Colloquium will be held both in-person and virtually depending on the preference of the speaker. Links to talks, if/when they are available, can be found HERE.


Resolving the Galactic Center Black Hole with the Event Horizon Telescope

Dr. Chi-kwan Chan                                                                                              In-Person

Associate Research Professor

Steward Observatory, The University of Arizona

Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Mansi Kasliwat                                                                                               In-Person

Professor of Astronomy

California Institute of Technology

Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Jerry Sellwood                                                                                               In-Person

Affiliate Professor, Astronomy

Steward Observatory, The University of Arizona

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Nora Lützgendorf                                                                                                  TBA


European Space Agency / Space Telescope Science Institute

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Shani Chatterjee                                                                                             In-Person

Principal Research Scientist

Cornell University

Tuesday, October 20, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Karin Sandstrom                                                                                            In-Person

Assistant Professor

University of California, San Diego

Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Ryan Lau                                                                                                         In-Person

Assistant Astronomer


Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Jay Farihi                                                                                                        In-Person

Professor of Astrophysics

University College London

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Ryan Terrien                                                                                                   In-Person

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Carleton College

Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Shazrene Mohamed                                                                                         Virtual

Associate Professor
University of Miami
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 11:00 am





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