Events, News & Highlights, 2011
Events, News & Highlights, 2011
March 10 - 13, 2011
KICP Talk
Location: San Francisco, CA
KICP Talk: KICP @ 2011 NSTA National Conference on Science Education "Celebrating the Joy of Science"

April 11, 2011 @ 6:00 PM
Lecture
Location: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 112 South Michigan Ave., MacLean Ballroom
Lecture: 2011 University of Chicago Brinson Lecture: Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, "From Big Bang to Biospheres"

Organizers: Edward W. Kolb, Randall H. Landsberg
April 18, 2011 @ 7:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: Map Room - 1949 North Hoyne Ave Chicago, IL
KICP Talk: Cafe Scientifique: Dan Hooper, "Our Dark Cosmos"

Organizer: Randall H. Landsberg
May 14, 2011 @ 11:00 AM
KICP Lecture
Location: Kersten Physics Teaching Center, Room 106
KICP Lecture: 73th Compton Lectures: Nahee Park, "99 years of discovery: What is our current picture of cosmic rays?"

June 20, 2011 @ 7:00 PM
KICP Event
Location: Map Room - 1949 North Hoyne Ave Chicago, IL
KICP Event: Cafe Scientifique: Chris Lintott, "Why we need you to save science"

Organizer: Randall H. Landsberg
August 7 - 13, 2011
KICP Yerkes Institute
Location: Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, WI
KICP Yerkes Institute: Detectors/Super Sensing, Yerkes Summer Institute

Organizer: Randall H. Landsberg
August 18, 2011
News
The proposal for our new Physics Frontier Center -- Pushing Cosmology to the Edge -- has been funded by NSF
September 26, 2011 @ 9:00 AM
KICP Workshop
Location: LASR conference room
KICP Workshop: PFC3 Collaboration Meeting

October 1 - December 10, 2011
KICP Lecture
Location: KPTC 106
KICP Lecture: 74th Compton Lectures: Mark Wyman, "Before the beginning to after the end"

October 20, 2011 @ 3:30 PM
KICP Talk
Location: Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College, in Champaign, IL
KICP Talk: KICP at GLPA Conference: Randall H. Landsberg, Tom Plagge, Mark SubbaRao, Fredrick W. High, "The Hunt for Dark Energy"

October 23, 2011 @ 2:30 PM
KICP Lecture
Location: The Law School, Glen A. Lloyd Auditorium
KICP Lecture: Chicago Humanities Festival: Rocky Kolb, "Telescopes: The Long Lens of History"

November 1, 2011 @ 6:00 PM
Lecture
Location: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 112 South Michigan Ave., MacLean Ballroom
Lecture: 2011-2012 Brinson Lecture: John Mather, Nobel laureate, "History of the universe in a nutshell: from the Big Bang to life and the end of time"

Organizers: Edward W. Kolb, Randall H. Landsberg, Stephan S. Meyer
November 21, 2011 @ 7:00 PM
Talk
Location: Map Room - 1949 North Hoyne Ave Chicago, IL
Talk: Cafe Scientifique: Liz Moyer, "A Reality Check on Alternative Energy"

December 1, 2011
News
Science pubs create lively intellectual exchange: UChicago speakers help bring informal research discussions to Chicago's suburbs.
December 14, 2011
News
South Pole centennial history includes UChicago telescopes
December 14, 2011 @ 12:00 PM
KICP Event
Location: Adler Planetarium
KICP Event: Astronomy Conversation @ Adler Planetarium

December 27 - 29, 2011
KICP Yerkes Institute
Location: Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, WI
KICP Yerkes Institute: Up!: Thrust, Buoyancy, and Drag, Yerkes Winter Institute

Organizer: Randall H. Landsberg