Roman Events

Events inspired by or relevant to the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope mission are organized by STScI and other partners of the Roman Space Telescope project

Archived presentations and webcasts from conferences, workshops, and lectures organized by and held at STScI are available below. Use the filter bar to search by specific event criteria including Type, Keyword, and/or Date. Click the Submit button to generate the query. Information and resources for each event, including links to view the presentations (when available), can be found by clicking on the "Read More" link.

IPAC's Roman website  also maintains an extensive listing of Roman-related conferences and meetings by all project partners. 


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  1. Roman Space Telescope

    September 3, 2024 Lectures

    Speaker: TBD

  2. The Total Solar Eclipse of April 2024

    March 5, 2024 Lectures

    Speakers: Michael Kirk (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) and John Maple (Space Telescope Science Institute) On Monday, April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will pass over Mexico, the United States,...

  3. Astronomy Re-envisioned: Investigating the Physics of Galaxy Evolution with Machine Learning

    February 15, 2024 Lectures

    Astronomical imaging of galaxies reveals how they formed and evolved. While spectroscopy is necessary for measuring galaxies' physical properties, such as their cold gas content or metallicity, it...

  4. Simulation of High-contrast Polarimetric Observations of Debris Disks with the Roman Coronagraph Instrument

    January 18, 2024 Lectures

    The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Coronagraph Instrument will enable the polarimetric imaging of debris disks and inner dust belts in the optical and near-infrared wavelengths, in addition to the high-contrast...

  5. Roman at the 243rd American Astronomical Society Meeting

    January 7 through 11, 2024 Science Meetings

    The 243rd American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting will feature a variety of events focused on science with Roman, such as town halls, splinter sessions, and iposter presentations. Staff will be...

  6. Transits in the Roman Galactic EXoplanet Survey (TRExS): Potential Breakthroughs in Exoplanet Demographics Enabled by Roman's Unprecedented Survey Depth and Volume

    November 16, 2023 Lectures

    The Roman Galactic Bulge Time Domain Survey (GBTDS) will monitor 100s of millions of stars toward the center of the Milky Way, providing a powerful dataset that can be exploited for a number of scientific...

  7. The Detection of M-L-T-Y Dwarfs Belonging to our Milky Way Disks and Stellar Halo with the Roman Space Telescope

    October 19, 2023 Lectures

    How many low-mass stars are in the Milky Way? And where are these low-mass stars and free-floating planet-like objects in our Galaxy? One can use the High Latitude Survey with the Roman Space Telescope...

  8. History of the Roman Observatory Design, and Current Build Status

    September 21, 2023 Lectures

    This talk presents the history of the design of what is now the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope observatory. Significant evolution from the 2010 Astrophysics decadal submission to flight is traced, with...

  9. Nancy Grace Roman and the Roman Space Telescope

    June 22, 2023 Lectures

    Speakers: Joan Gordon and Rachael Beaton (Space Telescope Science Institute) In coordination with the science conference "Roman Science Inspired by Emerging JWST Results," two guest speakers...

  10. Roman Science Inspired by Emerging JWST Results

    June 20 through 23, 2023 Conferences

    The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, planned to launch in late 2026, will provide a simultaneous field of view 100 times larger than that of JWST and 200 times larger than that of HST+WFC3/IR, sensitivity...

  11. Roman at the 242nd American Astronomical Society Meeting

    June 4 through 8, 2023 Science Meetings

    Roman staff will be present at the 242nd AAS meeting providing updates on the status of the observatory to the astronomical community. Roman at the STScI Exhibitor Booth June 4-8, 2023 During regular...

  12. Roman Coronagraph Instrument Deformable Mirrors

    May 18, 2023 Lectures

    One of the Roman Coronagraph’s critical enabling technologies is its deformable mirror(s). There are two deformable mirrors on Roman, allowing the coronagraph active control over the wavefront error...

  13. Measuring the Masses of Exoplanets and Compact Objects with the Roman Galactic Bulge Time Domain Survey

    April 20, 2023 Lectures

    The Roman Galactic Bulge Time Domain Survey (GBTDS) will detect more than 30,000 gravitational microlensing events across six observing seasons. It is expected that over 1,000 exoplanets, a few hundred...

  14. Spectral Characterization of the Roman Space Telescope Grism and Prism Slitless Spectrometers

    February 16, 2023 Lectures

    The RST Grism and Prism assemblies will provide the Wide-Field Instrument (WFI) with the ability to perform slitless, multi-object spectroscopy across the complete field of view. These optical elements...

  15. Uncovering the Galactic Black Hole Population with Gravitational Microlensing

    January 19, 2023 Lectures

    There are expected to be 100 million black holes (BHs) in the Milky Way, although until recently mass measurements existed for only two dozen or so in X-ray binary systems. However, a substantial fraction...


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