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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, unless otherwise noted.  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 2020 Steward Public Evening Lectures
 
Date Speaker Title
Jan. 13

Dr. Thomas Beatty

Steward Observatory

Once You've Discovered Another "Earth", What comes next?

 

Jan. 20  TBA LSST Dark Energy Science
Jan. 27

Dr. Thebe Medupe

University of Capetown

TBA
Feb. 17

Prof. Yancy Shirley

Steward Observatory

Celebrating 50 Years of Radio Astronomy in Southern Arizona

Mar. 2

Dr. Catherine Greer

Steward Observatory

The Monsters of the Universe: Supermassive Black Holes
Mar. 9

TBA

Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
Mar. 16

Dr. Cristobal Petrovich

Bok Fellow, Steward Obs.

Sistemas Solares Extraordinarios
Mar. 30 TBA TBA
Apr. 13 TBA TBA