229th AAS Meeting Schedule & Plenary Speakers
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Tuesday, 3 January
- Undergraduate Orientation: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
- Opening Reception: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wednesday, 4 January
- Career Networking and Job Fair: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
- Film Viewing: STARMEN: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday, 5 January
- Open Mic Night: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Saturday, 7 January
- Closing Reception: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Cégep de Sherbrooke
"The LED Outdoor Lighting Revolution: Opportunities, Threats and Mitigation"
Kavli Foundation Plenary Lecture– Early Solar System Bombardment: Exploring the Echos of Planetary Migration and Lost Ice Giants
Penn. State University
HEAD Bruno Rossi Prize Lecture: "A Good Hard Look at Growing Supermassive Black Holes in the Distant Universe"
"What We Don't Know About the Beginning of the Universe"
Michigan State University
"How Supermassive Black Hole Feedback Might Work"
"Astronomy from the Upper Stratosphere: Key Discoveries and New Opportunities from High Altitude Scientific Balloons"
University of New Hampshire
SPD George Ellery Hale Prize Lecture: "Magnetic Energy Release in Solar Flares"
University of Chicago
Dannie Heineman Prize Lecture: "Increasing Accuracy and Increasing Tension in Ho"
Helen B. Warner Prize Lecture: "Feedback: Now With Physics"
UC Santa Cruz
Berkeley Prize Lecture: "Exploring for Galaxies in the First Billion Years with Hubble and Spitzer – Pathfinding for JWST"
Annie Jump Cannon Award Lecture: "The Tumultuous Lives and Deaths of Stars"
Henry Norris Russell Lecture: "How Stars Form"
Newton Lacy Pierce Prize Lecture: "The Chemistry of Planet Formation"
"The 21st Century: The Century of Biology on Earth and Beyond"
"The 2017 Solar Eclipse: Through the Eyes of NASA"