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SO/NSF OIR 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 312 at 3:45pm on Mondays with refreshments starting at 3:15.

In addition to these special talks we remind you that Steward Journal Club is every Wednesday at Noon in N305. NSF OIR Lab FLASH is every Friday from 12:00-1:00pm.

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.


Colloquium will be held virtually until further notice due to COVID-19 pandemic. Links to talks, if/when they are available, can be found HERE

01/14/21: Kate Daniel, Bryn Mawr College:

"What Sets the Efficiency of Radial Migration is Spiral Galaxies?"

01/21/21: Scott Tremaine, Institute for Advanced Study, Univeristy of Toronto:

"Comets, Unseen Planets, and Interstellar Visitors"

02/04/21: Sebastian Hoenig, University of Southampton UK:

"Active Galactic Nuclei, Impact of Interferometry"

02/18/21: Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, University of New Hampshire:

"Large Scale Structure from Microphysics"

02/25/21: Kevin Bundy, University of California-Santa Cruz:

"Mapping the Lives and Deaths of 10,010 Nearby Galaxies with MaNGA"

03/04/21: Michele Bannister, University of Canterbury:

"Interstellar Worlds: New Insights on Planetary Systems

03/18/21: Kathryn Neugent, University of Washington 

04/08/21: Bob Benjamin, University of Wisconsin- Whitewater

04/15/21: Sarita Brown, Excelencia in Education 

04/22/21: Cora Dvorkin, Harvard:


04/29/21: Laura Lopez, The Ohio State University:



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