Barring university holidays, Astronomy colloquia occur every Thursday at 3:30pm in the Physics and Astronomy Auditorium (A102), with refreshments served at 3:20pm. Speakers are invited to meet with graduate students for a casual dinner afterwards, typically around 5pm. Graduate students may also nominate a colloquium speaker during the Spring quarter. Previous colloquia can be viewed on the speaker history spreadsheet.

Fall 2023 Series

Date Speaker Title
Oct. 5th Alyson Brooks
Rutgers University
Darkness on the Edge of Town: Interpreting Newly Discovered Dwarf Galaxies
Oct. 12th Aritra Ghosh
Investigating Galaxy Morphology in Large Surveys Using Novel Machine Learning Frameworks
Oct. 19th Christopher Moore
Harvard University
Probing Hot Plasma in the Atmosphere of a Cool Star with CubeSats, SmallSats, and Rockets
Oct. 26th N/A  
Nov. 2rd Smadar Naoz
University of California, Los Angeles
It's Raining Black Holes...Hallelujah!
Nov. 9th Ramón Barthelemy
University of Utah
Queering Physics and Astronomy: History, Research, and Potential Solutions
Nov. 16th Alison Coil
University of California, San Diego
The Connection Between Odd Radio Circles and Starburst Galaxies (virtual)
Nov. 23rd Holiday  
Nov. 30th Yakov Faerman
Dec. 7th Kerstin Perez
Columbia University
In Search of Cosmic-Ray Antinuclei from Dark Matter with the GAPS Experiment