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STScI hosts colloquia, conferences, lectures, meetings, symposia, and workshops that cover a broad array of topics of interest to the astronomical community as well as the general public. From this page, you can find current, upcoming, and past events of interest.

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Results: 25
3-5 Feb 2020
Workshops JWST Master Class Workshop (ESAC, Madrid)
The European Space Agency (ESA) will provide an in-depth Master Class workshop (similar to the STScI Master Class workshop to be held in November 2019) to European astronomers. The workshop will...
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4 Feb 2020
Lectures Crab Nebula and Things that Go Kaboom in the Night
Speaker: Frank Summers (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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5 Feb 2020
Colloquia Figuring Out Gas and Galaxies in Enzo
Speaker:  Molly Peeples (STScI)
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7 Feb 2020
Lectures RNA and Protein - A Match Made in the Hadean
Speaker: Loren Williams (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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12 Feb 2020
Colloquia A Saucerful of Secrets: Low-mass Stellar Evolution Models and the Study of Old Stellar Populations
Most of what we know about stellar populations comes from the interpretation of photometric and spectroscopic observations by employing (to various degrees) the outputs of stellar evolution models. This...
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19 Feb 2020
Colloquia When Flux Standards Go Wild: White Dwarfs in the Era of Space Photometry
White dwarfs have been used as flux standards for decades, thanks to their staid simplicity. These endpoints of all low- and intermediate-mass stars are used as absolute calibrators for a range of science,...
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26 Feb 2020
Colloquia Resolving the Extended Stellar Halos of Nearby Galaxies: The Future of Near-Field Cosmology
The widely accepted Lambda Cold Dark Matter paradigm faces important challenges at the scales of individual galaxies, primarily linked to the implementation of baryonic physics in cosmological simulations....
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3 Mar 2020
Lectures Exoplanets: A Search for New Worlds
Speaker: Nestor Espinoza (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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6 Mar 2020
Lectures TESS and the Search for Rocky Planets
Speaker: David W. Latham (Harvard University)
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11 Mar 2020
Colloquia Reaping the Harvest: Tidal Disruption Events from the Zwicky Transient Facility
Speaker: Suvi Gezari (University of Maryland-College Park)
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17-19 Mar 2020
Workshops Accurate Flux Calibration for 21st Century Astrophysics
Whenever an observation of an astrophysical source must be converted from instrumental values to physical units, we use flux calibration. As new questions are formulated and new capabilities...
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25 Mar 2020
Colloquia Probing Star Formation Feedback at its Most Extreme
Speaker: Christy Tremonti (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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30 Mar 2020
3 Apr 2020
Conferences Science with the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes VI
Entering a Golden Age for UV – Optical – IR Space Astronomy
We are entering a new golden age for astronomy. A wealth of multiwavelength and now multi-messenger astrophysical observatories, from space and from the ground, are currently operating or being planned,...
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1 Apr 2020
Colloquia Observing Planet Formation
Planetary systems form in the disks of gas and dust that orbit young stars. In the past few years, very high angular resolution observations of disks in nearby star-forming regions have started to uncover...
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3 Apr 2020
Lectures Life’s Rich Pageant: The Amazing Feats of Marine Microbes, and What They Tell Us About Life On Earth and Beyond
Speaker: Peter R. Girguis (Harvard University)
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