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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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Deep Impact: Results from a "Simple" Experiment

February 8, 2006 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Mike A'Hearn (University of Maryland)

Astronomy Visualization: The State of the Art

February 7, 2006 Lectures
Speaker: Frank Summers (STScI) "Astronomy Visualization: The State of the Art" was a special session at the recent American Astronomical Society meeting in Washington, DC. To a standing...

Dark Matter and Dark Energy

February 1, 2006 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Rocky Kolb (Fermilab)

The Extended Stellar Halo of the Andromeda Spiral Galaxy

January 25, 2006 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Raja Guhathakurta (UCO/Lick Observatory)

Gas Inflow and Secular Evolution in Disk Galaxies

January 18, 2006 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Michael Regan (STScI)

The Discovery of Two New Satellites of Pluto & New Horizons Mission Update

January 3, 2006 Lectures
Speakers: Max Mutchler, Hal Weaver (STScI) The planet Pluto was discovered in 1930, and is roughly 70% the size of Earth's moon. Its satellite Charon, about half the size of Pluto, was discovered...

Recent Results from the Lyot Project

December 14, 2005 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Ben Oppenheimer (AMNH)

Star-Formation, Chemical Enrichment, and Feedback at z~23

December 7, 2005 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Alice Shapley (Princeton)

Distant Screens: From Extrasolar Planets to Eclipsing the North Star

December 6, 2005 Lectures
Speaker: Ian Jordan (STScI) Planets around other stars are extremely difficult to see directly because they are lost within the glare of their host star. 'Star visors' or 'star shades'...

The SDSS Survey for Damped Lya Systems: Evolution in Neutral Gas at High Redshift

November 30, 2005 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Jason Prochaska (UCO/Lick Observatory)

Binaries in the Solar System

November 16, 2005 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Keith Noll (STScI)

What Goes on in the Dark of Galaxy Halos?

November 9, 2005 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Mary Putman (University of Michigan)

Active Galaxies at Low and High Redshift: Type II Quasars, Reionization, and Other Insights from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

November 2, 2005 Colloquia
To be announced. Speaker: Michael Strauss (Princeton)

The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved

November 1, 2005 Lectures
Speaker: Mario Livio (STScI) In his new book, Dr. Livio discusses how the concept of symmetry permeates our lives in topics ranging from human perception and the selection of mates, to the arts and...

2005 HST Calibration Workshop

October 26 through 28, 2005 Workshops
Charge transfer inefficiency, time-dependent sensitivity, fringing effects, point-spread functions, line-spread functions, scattered light, echelle blaze function shifts, charge trapping, hot pixels, cosmic...