Events, News & Highlights, 2012
Events, News & Highlights, 2012
January 10, 2012 @ 10:30 AM
KICP Event
Location: LASR Conference room
KICP Event: Broader Horizons: Jeff Bezaire, Jump Trading

January 12, 2012
News
Discovery science pays off
January 18, 2012 @ 12:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: Kent 120
KICP Talk: Meg Urry, Yale University, "Women in Science: Why So Few?"

Organizers: Hsiao-Wen Chen, Randall H. Landsberg
February 10, 2012
News
University of Chicago Cosmology & Astronomy Scientists "Launch Off" To Outreach with Project Exploration!
February 14, 2012
News
Cosmologists Seek Unified Picture of the Universe
February 20, 2012 @ 5:30 PM
KICP Event
Location: Kersten Family Atrium of the Gordon Center for the Integrative Sciences
KICP Event: SWIP/KICP Pizza with Professors

February 22, 2012
News
Cosmologists Michael Turner and Joshua Frieman discuss Dark Energy and DES in an article in The Economist
February 22, 2012
News
Pizza with Professors
February 27, 2012 @ 4:00 PM
KICP Event
Location: TAAC 67
KICP Event: Broader Horizons: Kim Coble, Chicago State University, "Teaching and Research at an Urban Comprehensive University"

March 30, 2012
News
Brothers and Sisters4Science Discover the Universe with KICP Scientists!
March 30 - April 1, 2012
KICP Talk
Location: Indianapolis, IN
KICP Talk: KICP @ 2012 NSTA National Conference on Science Education "At the Crossroads for Science Education"

April 20, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
KICP Lecture
Location: The Adler Planetarium, Universe Theater
KICP Lecture: John Carlstrom, "Exploring the Universe from the Bottom of the World"

April 23, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: Map Room - 1949 North Hoyne Ave Chicago, IL
KICP Talk: Cafe Scientifique: Brad Benson, "The Ends of the Earth & the Beginning of the Universe: The Big Bang, Dark Energy & the South Pole"

April 25, 2012
News
SPT/SAIC exhibit
April 27, 2012
News
South Pole Telescope exhibit headed for Washington, New York
May 17, 2012
News
Cosmos and Culture: Highlights of the UChicago/Argonne/Fermilab Joint Speaker Series Event
May 22, 2012 @ 3:30 PM
KICP Event
Location: LASR Conference room
KICP Event: Broader Horizons: Francis Slakey, Georgetown University

June 14, 2012 @ 6:30 PM
KICP Talk
Location: Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
KICP Talk: Science in the Second City

July 11 - 21, 2012
KICP Summer School
Location: Chicago, IL
KICP Summer School: Summer School: Dark Matter Detectors

Organizers: Juan I. Collar, Paolo Privitera
August 5 - 11, 2012
KICP Yerkes Institute
Location: Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, WI
KICP Yerkes Institute: Making & Breaking: Destructive Testing , Yerkes Summer Institute

August 15, 2012 @ 12:00 PM
KICP Event
KICP Event: NASA Teleconference About Record-Breaking Galaxy Cluster

September 14, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: Adler Planetarium
KICP Talk: Bradford Benson: "The Ends of the Earth & the Beginning of the Universe: The Big Bang, Dark Energy & the South Pole"

September 26 - 28, 2012
KICP Cosmology Course
Location: Chicago, IL
KICP Cosmology Course: "Dark Matters", Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff

October 2, 2012 @ 6:00 PM
Lecture
Location: Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
Lecture: 2012 Brinson Lecture: David Charbonneau, "The Fast Track to Find an Inhabited Exoplanet"

Organizer: Randall H. Landsberg
October 10, 2012
News
Live Q&A, webcast on Dark Energy Camera set for Oct. 12
October 11, 2012 @ 5:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: School of the Art Institute of Chicago 112 South Michigan Ave., SAIC Ballroom
KICP Talk: John Carlstrom, "Exploring the Universe from the Bottom of the World"

October 12, 2012 @ 12:00 PM
KICP Event
Location: Kavli Foundation
KICP Event: Webcast with Josh Frieman, "Can a New Camera Unravel the Nature of Dark Energy?"

October 18, 2012
News
The Big Bang - View from the South Pole
October 24, 2012
News
The Cosmic Microwave Background: A New View from the South Pole
October 29, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
Talk
Location: Map Room - 1949 North Hoyne Ave Chicago, IL
Talk: Cafe Scientifique: Elbert Huang, "Healthcare Reform: The Intersection of Science and Money"

Organizer: Randall H. Landsberg
November 14, 2012 @ 4:30 PM
KICP Event
Location: KICP
KICP Event: Kavli Foundation President Robert Conn visits the KICP

December 27 - 29, 2012
KICP Yerkes Institute
Location: Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, WI
KICP Yerkes Institute: Vision, Yerkes Winter Institute