Lecture Series 2011-2012


Friday, October 21, 2011
(John Marshall Memorial Lecture)
Freeman J. Dyson
Institute for Advanced Study
“Other Ways of Looking for Life in the Sky”


Friday, November 4, 2011
Fred Chromey
Vassar College
“The Mystery of Beta Lyrae: Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs”


Friday, December 2, 2011
Michael Shara
American Museum of Natural History
“How Novae and Supernovae Are Connected”


Friday, January 6, 2012
Robert Nemiroff
Michigan Technological University/NASA
“Best Short Astronomy Videos”


Friday, February 10, 2012
Glennys Farrar
New York University
“At Last: Seeing Supermassive Black Holes Shred Stars”


Friday, March 2, 2012
Charles Keeton
Rutgers University
“A Ray of Light in a Sea of Dark (Matter)”


Friday, March 30, 2012 (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)
Debra Fischer
Yale University
“Searching for Earthlike Worlds”


Friday, May 4, 2012
Alex Wolszczan
Pennsylvania State University
“The Astronomical Future of Humankind”