Institute of Astronomy

Talks Archive - Sackler Lectures

Title Date Speaker
Gravitational wave science - observations and a forward look 15 November 2018 Sheila Rowan (Glasgow).
Cosmology and Astrophysics from CMB Measurements 15 February 2018 John Carlstrom (Chicago)
Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound 27 October 2016 Daniel Eisenstein (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
The Growth of Supermassive Black Holes From Seeds to Maturity 5 November 2015 Jenny Greene (Princeton University)
The Search for Earth 2.0 4 December 2014 Sara Seager (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Fatal fate - a gas cloud on its way towards Galactic Center black hole 31 October 2013 Stefan Gillessen (MPE)
Is the Earth Rare? 8 November 2012 Jim Kasting (Penn State University)
Sackler Lecture, Present and Future Far Infrared Extragalactic Astronomy: Herschel and Beyond 3 November 2011 Matt Griffin, Cardiff University
Measuring Black Hole Spin 25 November 2010 Ramesh Narayan, Harvard
Measuring the Expansion of the Universe 8 October 2009 Wendy Freedman (Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington)
Massive Black Holes and Galaxies 13 November 2008 Reinhard Genzel (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching & Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley)
New Worlds and Life in the Universe 16 November 2007 Geoffrey W Marcy (University of California, Berkeley)