Evenings With Astronomers

Keck’s Eyes on our Solar System
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Keck’s Eyes on our Solar System Dr. David Jewitt

(February 15, 2011)  Our perception of the solar system continues to evolve in dramatic ways and Keck Observatory plays a leading role in building our understanding of... Read more »

Focusing in on the Galactic Center
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Focusing in on the Galactic Center Dr. Mark Morris

(January 25, 2011)  Three of the most massive star clusters in our Milky Way Galaxy are found near the Galaxy’s center and their formation dynamics produce a startling... Read more »

Searching for Other Habitable Worlds
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Searching for Other Habitable Worlds Dr. Gregory Laughlin

(June 18, 2008) Dr. Gregory Laughlin from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his colleagues have been leading the way in the search for exoplanets,... Read more »

Recycling and Synthesis in the Cosmos
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Recycling and Synthesis in the Cosmos Dr. Mike Bolte

(February 10, 2008) Dr. Mike Bolte from the University of California Observatories discusses the enormous advances being made in the study of stellar evolution and the... Read more »

Cosmic Dawn: Pursuit of the First Galaxies
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Cosmic Dawn: Pursuit of the First Galaxies Dr. Richard Ellis

(January 16, 2008) Dr. Richard Ellis discusses how using a pioneering technique called “gravitational lensing” allows an international team of astronomers to measure... Read more »

Making it Big in Astronomy
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Making it Big in Astronomy Dr. Jerry Nelson

(December 19, 2007) In 1977 Jerry Nelson was physicist at UC’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and he was asked to join a group to vision the future of US astronomy. For... Read more »

Voyager Mission: The Journey Continues
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Voyager Mission: The Journey Continues Dr. Edward C. Stone

(June 22, 2007) From the “Evenings with Astronomers” series. Dr. Edward C. Stone, the David Morrisroe Professor of Physics at Caltech and one of the leading scientists... Read more »

Are There Other Worlds? Modern Answers to a 2500-Year-Old Question
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Are There Other Worlds? Modern Answers to a 2500-Year-Old Question Dr. Charles Beichman

(May 22, 2007) From the “Evenings with Astronomers” Series. Dr. Charles Beichman of the Michelson Science Center at Caltech talks about the 21st century tools being used... Read more »

Pluto and Other Dwarf Planets: Discoveries in our Solar System
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Pluto and Other Dwarf Planets: Discoveries in our Solar System Dr. Michael Brown

(March 27, 2007) From the “Evenings with Astronomers” series. In 2005, Dr. Michael Brown and his colleagues discovered 2003 UB313, now officially known as “Eris.” The... Read more »

The Astronomical Frontier: New Opportunities for Discovery
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The Astronomical Frontier: New Opportunities for Discovery Dr. Taft Armandroff

(February 27, 2007) Dr. Taft Armandroff of the W. M. Keck Observatory kicks off the second annual “Evenings with Astronomers” lecture series. In this talk, Dr.... Read more »

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Solved: mysteries of a nearby planetary system bit.ly/1jG0bs8
Keck 1 MOSFIRE is scheduled with UH observers. Keck 2 ESI is scheduled for UCSD observers. Sun set 06:53:00pm rise 05:48:00am
Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy | Research | A Dance of Black Holes bit.ly/1mAH4VO
@CrewChief75 There's two problems: No eye piece (and often no camera hooked up); and the data belongs to the astronomer for 18 months.
@CrewChief75. Interesting idea. Do you mean a feed showing the instrument changes?

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