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John Bahcall Lecture Series Webcasts
Monday May 8, 2017
John Bahcall Lecture Series
Rainer Weiss  (LIGO Scientific Collaboration )
After some history of gravitational waves will follow with a description of the waves and the technique for detecting them. Present and discuss the observations and end with a vision for the future of gravitational wave astronomy and astrophysics. ...
Wednesday Apr 10, 2013
John Bahcall Lecture Series
Andrea Ghez (UCLA)
The proximity of the center of our Galaxy has presented us with a unique opportunity to study a galactic nucleus with orders of magnitude higher spatial resolution than can be brought to bear on any other galaxy. This advantage, along with the recent ...
Wednesday Oct 26, 2011
John Bahcall Lecture Series
Rashid Sunyaev (Director, Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik/Garching)
In 1970 relic radiation from the Big Bang was predicted to interact with intergalactic matter in clusters of galaxies in a manner in which both primordial density fluctuations and the cluster IGM could be characterized. This interaction has now been ...
Tuesday Feb 22, 2011
John Bahcall Lecture Series
Roger Blandford (Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics & Cosmology, Stanford University)
As first pointed out by Refsdal, multiple images of a variable source created by a gravitational lens can provide a measurement of the Hubble constant. This method has been applied to many gravitational lenses with outcomes that have been as varied ...
Wednesday Dec 9, 2009
John Bahcall Lecture Series
Sara Seager (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Wednesday Feb 25, 2009
John Bahcall Lecture Series
Sandra Faber (University of California, Santa Cruz)
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Wednesday Dec 12, 2007
John Bahcall Lecture Series
Geoff Marcy (n/a)
Bob Williams (Introductions)
Monday Dec 4, 2006
John Bahcall Lecture Series
Richard Ellis, Bob Williams (Introductions) (STScI)
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