229th meeting

Schedule & Speakers

229th meeting of the American Astronomical Society
Grapevine, Texas
3 – 7 January 2017

Martin Aubé

Cégep de Sherbrooke
"The LED Outdoor Lighting Revolution: Opportunities, Threats and Mitigation"

William Bottke

Fred Kavli Foundation Plenary Lecture: Early Solar System Bombardment: Exploring the Echos of Planetary Migration and Lost Ice Giants

Niel Brandt

Penn. State University
HEAD Bruno Rossi Prize Lecture: "A Good Hard Look at Growing Supermassive Black Holes in the Distant Universe"

Sean Carroll

"What We Don't Know About the Beginning of the Universe"

Megan Donahue

Michigan State University
"How Supermassive Black Hole Feedback Might Work"

Laura Fissel

Northwestern University
"​Astronomy from the Upper Stratosphere: Key Discoveries and New Opportunities from High Altitude Scientific Balloons"

Terry Forbes

University of New Hampshire
SPD George Ellery Hale Prize Lecture: "Magnetic Energy Release in Solar Flares"

Wendy Freedman

University of Chicago
Dannie Heineman Prize Lecture: "Increasing Accuracy and Increasing Tension in Ho"

Philip Hopkins

Helen B. Warner Prize Lecture: "Feedback: Now With Physics"

Garth Illingworth

UC Santa Cruz
Berkeley Prize Lecture: "Exploring for Galaxies in the First Billion Years with Hubble and Spitzer – Pathfinding for JWST"

Laura Lopez

Ohio State
Annie Jump Cannon Award Lecture: "The Tumultuous Lives and Deaths of Stars"

Christopher McKee

UC Berkeley
Henry Norris Russell Lecture: "How Stars Form"

Karin Öberg

Harvard-Smithsonian CfA
Newton Lacy Pierce Prize Lecture: "The Chemistry of Planet Formation"

Jill Tarter

SETI Institute
"The 21st Century: The Century of Biology on Earth and Beyond"

Alex Young

"The 2017 Solar Eclipse: Through the Eyes of NASA"