Astronomy Colloquia

To be announced

Speaker: 
Alex Hill (Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, UBC Physics & Astronomy)
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-01-22 15:00 - 16:15
Location: 
Hennings 318
Local Contact: 
Jaymie Matthews
Intended Audience: 
Graduate

To be announced

Speaker: 
Rebecca Jensen-Clem (Berkeley)
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-01-15 15:00 - 16:15
Location: 
Hennings 318
Local Contact: 
Jaymie Matthews
Intended Audience: 
Graduate

To be announced

Speaker: 
Jocelyn Read (California State University Fullerton)
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-02-05 15:00 - 16:15
Location: 
Hennings 318
Local Contact: 
Jaymie Matthews
Intended Audience: 
Graduate

To be announced

Speaker: 
Adrian Price-Whelan (Princeton University)
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-01-29 15:00 - 16:15
Location: 
Hennings 318
Local Contact: 
Jaymie Matthews
Intended Audience: 
Graduate

To be announced

Speaker: 
Tessa Vernstrom (Dunlap Institute, University of Toronto)
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-03-12 15:00 - 16:15
Location: 
Hennings 318
Local Contact: 
Jaymie Matthews
Intended Audience: 
Graduate

Get ready for the James Webb Space Telescope

Speaker: 
Chris Willott (Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics)
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2017-11-20 15:00 - 16:15
Location: 
Hennings 318
Local Contact: 
Jaymie Matthews
Intended Audience: 
Graduate

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is currently in its final phase of integration and scheduled for launch in the spring of 2019, with science operations to commence six months later. Equipped with four powerful science instruments, JWST will provide imaging and spectroscopy from 0.6 to 28 microns through numerous observing modes specifically designed to tackle of wide range of scientific investigations, from studying planets and moons of our Solar system, detecting the faintest galaxies in the early universe to probing the thin atmosphere of exoplanets transiting nearby bright stars.

EASTER MONDAY - NO ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-04-02 15:30 - 16:45
Location: 
Hennings 318

To be announced

Speaker: 
Beth Willman (Steward Observatory)
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-03-19 15:30 - 16:45
Location: 
Hennings 318
Local Contact: 
Jaymie Matthews

To be announced

UBC READING WEEK - NO ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-02-19 15:30 - 16:45
Location: 
Hennings 318

BC FAMILY DAY - NO ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIUM

Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 2018-02-12 15:30 - 16:45
Location: 
Hennings 318
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