Public talks

Take part in the Advanced Studies Gateway public talks. The talks are free and open to the general public, and they are designed for a general audience. Watch and listen as groundbreaking researchers and eminent scholars from around the world share stories and describe their work. Bring friends and family. Ask questions and take part in the discussion. Learn something new and be inspired to learn more. 

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Upcoming talks

22 October (1 p.m.) - Philip Kim, Harvard University (Zoom talk)

19 November (1 p.m.) - Daniel Goldman, Georgia Tech University (Zoom talk)

Past talks

24 September (1 p.m.) - Kate Scholberg - How to See a Star Explode from Underground

14 May (1 p.m.) - Melissa Franklin - The Time It Takes: My First Role Model and How She and I Are Both Interested in Measuring the Time Things Take to Happen

30 April (1 p.m.) - Brian Metzger - Gravitational Waves and the Origin of Gold

19 February (1 p.m.) - Deirdre Shoemaker - Black Holes and Gravitational Waves: Our Astounding Universe

8 January (1 p.m.) - Doerte Blume - Helium: from an extremely weakly-bound molecule to superfluidity

11 December (1 p.m.) - Eva Silverstein - The Cosmological Horizon, Macrostates, and Microstates

13 November (1 p.m.) - Ken Dill - A Biophysical Perspective on the Origin of Life

2 October (1 p.m.) - Steven M. Girvin - Progress and Prospects for the Second Quantum Revolution and the Race to Build “Impossible” Computers

1 May (1 p.m.) - Mark J. Schnitzer - Optical Imaging of Neuronal Dynamics in Healthy and Diseased Brains

3 April (1 p.m.) - Lisa Randall - Knocking on Heaven's Door

27 February (1 p.m.) - Katherine Freese - The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

2022 talks

2021 talks

2020 talks

2019 talks

2018 talks