Evenings With Astronomers

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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Observers from NASA will use MOSFIRE on Keck 1, while on Keck 2, KECK observers will use NIRC2-LGS. Sun set 06:52:00pm rise 05:50:00am
On Keck 1, we have UCSC observers using MOSFIRE. On Keck 2, we have UCSB/UCLA observers using NIRC2-LGS. Sun set 06:51:00pm rise 05:51:00am
UCSC observers will use MOSFIRE on Keck 1, and UCSB/UCLA observers will use NIRC2-LGS on Keck 2 tonight. Sun set 06:51:00pm rise 05:51:00am
BOOM! First Potentially Habitable Earth-Size Planet Confirmed by Keck and Gemini. bit.ly/1pdXHZ9 pic.twitter.com/Yb1oA2MetB

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