235th meeting

Meeting Videos

Honolulu, Hawai‘i
235th meeting of the American Astronomical Society
Honolulu, Hawai‘i
4 – 8 January 2020

Click the session number or title below to view the video.

Plenary Sessions

These links point to slidecasts, i.e., presentation slides accompanied by audio of the lectures. Some invited talks and prize lectures aren't included here, for one or more of the following reasons: (1) the speaker didn't give us permission to record and post their presentation, (2) the quality of the recording was substandard, or (3) a technical glitch prevented the successful recording of the audio and/or presentation slides.

  • Prize Presentations: Megan Donahue (Michigan State University)
  • 101: "Fred Kavli Plenary Lecture: Black Holes Snacking on Stars: A Systematic Exploration of Transients in Galaxy Nuclei," Suvi Gezari (University of Maryland, College Park)
  • 143: "NASA Town Hall," Paul Hertz (NASA)
  • 165: "HAD LeRoy E. Doggett Prize Lecture: From the Invention of Astrophysics to the Space Age: The Transformation of Astronomy 1860-1990," Robert Smith (University of Alberta)
  • 166: "Henry Norris Russell Lecture: Intriguing Revelations from Lithium, Beryllium, and Boron," Ann M. Boesgaard (University of Hawai‘i)

  • 201: "Plenary Lecture: The Role of Feedback in the Evolution of Galaxies," Tim Heckman (John Hopkins University)
  • 242: "Helen B. Warner Prize: Not Your Grandparents' Galaxy: The Milky Way in the Era of Large Surveys," Jo Bovy (University of Toronto)
  • 244: "NSF Town Hall," Ralph Gaume (NSF)
  • 267: "Plenary Lecture: The Stewardship of Maunakea's Legacy from the Perspective of the Hawaiian and Astronomical Communities," Amy Kalili (‘Ōiwi TV)
  • 268: "HEAD Bruno Rossi Prize: Kilonovae from Merging Neutron Stars," Brian Metzger (Columbia University)
  • 268: "HEAD Bruno Rossi Prize: Kilonovae from Merging Neutron Stars," Dan Kasen (University of California, Berkeley)

  • 300: "Dannie Heineman Prize: Making a Habitable Planet," Edwin (Ted) Bergin (University of Michigan)
  • 340: "Plenary Lecture: Fast Radio Bursts," Jason Hessels (ASTRON & University of Amsterdam)
  • 341: "Town Hall: Implementing Astro2020: Status Report"
  • 362: "Plenary Prize Lecture: RAS Gold Medal, Star Formation and Galaxy Evolution through the Lens of a Scaling Law," Rob Kennicutt (University of Arizona)
  • 363: "Plenary Lecture: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Now I Know What You Are," Jennifer van Saders (University of Hawaiʻi )

  • 400: " Plenary Lecture: Diet of the Stars: Mass Accretion and Mass Loss," Andrea Dupree (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian)
  • 410.02: "The Emergence of Low-Earth Orbiting Satellite Constellations and Their Impact on Astronomy ," Patricia Cooper (SpaceX)
  • 410.03: " Mega-Constellations of Satellites and Optical Astronomy," Patrick Seitzer (University of Michigan)
  • 410.04: "Satellite's Impacts on the General Public," Ruskin Hartley (International Dark-Sky Association)
  • 410.05: "Radio Astronomy in a New Era of Radiocommunication," Harvey Liszt (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)
  • 404: "Plenary Lecture: The Future of Infrared Astronomy in the Context of Spitzer, SOFIA, and JWST," Peter Eisenhardt (JPL)
  • 404: "Plenary Lecture: The Future of Infrared Astronomy in the Context of Spitzer, SOFIA, and JWST," James De Buizer (SOFIA Science Center)
  • 448: "Newton Lacy Pierce Prize: Life and Times of the Lowest Mass Galaxies," Daniel R. Weisz, (University of California, Berkeley)
  • 449: "Lancelot M. Berkeley Prize: The Event Horizon Telescope: Imaging a Black Hole," Sheperd S. Doeleman (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian)

Meeting Sponsors



Society Partners