KICP Lectures, Talks, & Events
KICP Lectures, Talks, & Events
May 31, 2017Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, "NASA Science Missions"
May 3, 2017Computations in Science Seminar: Daniel Scolnic, "Measuring the size of the Universe with Standard Candles"
April 17, 2017Cafe Scientifique: Abby Vieregg, "Turning a Continent into a Telescope"
April 12, 2017Astronomy on Tap: Zoheyr Doctor, "100 Years in the Making: The Detection of Gravitational Waves"
April 10, 2017Broader Horizons: Nicole Fields, a health physicist at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
April 8, 2017Film Screening and Discussion: "Hidden Figures"
March 29, 2017Rocky Kolb and Michael Turner: "How Fermilab changed the course of cosmology"
February 28, 2017Daniel Holz, "Gravitational Waves"
February 9, 2017C2ST Public Lecture: Edward W. Kolb, "From Quarks to the Cosmos"
February 1, 2017Computations in Science Seminar: Joshua A Frieman, "The Dark Energy Survey"
January 16, 2017On MLK Day King College Prep Cosmology Club Explores Dark Matter
October 27, 2016Physics colloquium: Carlos Wagner, University of Chicago, "Understanding the Origin of Mass and Matter"
September 30 - October 1, 2016A Celebration of the Life and Work of James W. Cronin
September 26, 2016EFI colloquium: John Carlstrom, "Cosmic Microwave Background measurements through the Next Decade"
September 23, 2016Screening & Discussion: STARMEN
July 31, 2016The 2016 Summer Kavli Fulldome Lecture: Michael Turner, "From The Big Bang To The Multiverse And Beyond"
June 1, 2016The Future of Cosmological Physics: Scott Dodelson, "Cosmic Coda"
May 19, 2016Broader Horizons: Korey Haynes, associate editor at Astronomy Magazine
March 2, 2016Computations in Science Seminar: Daniel Hooper, Fermilab, "Uncovering the particle nature of dark matter"
February 16, 2016C2ST Speakeasy: Ritoban Basu Thakur, "Dark Matter -- The Dark Path to our Being"
February 11, 2016LIGO update on the search for gravitational waves
November 17 - 18, 2015AstroChicago 123
October 24, 2015Michael S. Turner, "The Realm of Mystery"
October 21, 2015Discussion on the Mid-Decadal review, "New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics"
October 16, 2015Sexual Harassment discussion
September 18, 2015KICP at the Council for Opportunity in Education conference
July 28, 2015WorldWide Telescope: A Professional and Public Visualization Tool
June 17, 2015Computations in Science Seminar: Marilena Loverde, University of Chicago, "Cosmic Structure As a Probe of the History of the Universe"
June 16, 2015Adler Brown Bag Lunch Seminar: Daniel Grin, "Astrophysics to older adults"
May 30, 201581st Compton Lectures: Andrew McCann, "Nature's Timepiece: The Exotic World of Pulsars"
May 30, 2015Chicago Science Fest: The Mysteries of Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Universe
May 29, 2015World Science Festival Salon: "Dark Energy: Measuring a Mystery"
May 28, 2015World Science Festival Live Stream viewing and discussion: "To Infinity and Beyond: The Accelerating Universe"
May 26, 2015All Chicago Cosmology Colloquium: Carlos Frenk, Durham University, "The vicissitudes of the cold dark matter model of cosmology"
May 19, 2015SWIP/KICP Pizza with Professors
May 7, 2015Harper Lecture: Stephan Meyer, "Researching the Universe in Antarctica"
April 27, 2015Cosmosis Conversation: "The Artist and Scientist: Understanding Our Universe and Place Within featuring Sarah and Joseph Belknap + Jacob Bean"
April 16, 2015Cosmosis Conversations: "The Artist and Scientist: Understanding Our Universe and Place Within featuring Jeremy Bolen & Juan Collar"
April 12, 2015Harper Lecture: Edward W. "Rocky" Kolb, "Brave New Worlds"
April 7, 2015Broader Horizons: Krista Martocci, Software Engineer @ Gro Intelligence
March 17, 2015Broader Horizons: Reid Sherman, "Career Phase Transition: Finding work in science policy"
March 9, 2015NSF's Google Hangout with KICP
March 6, 2015Astronomy Open House for Prospective Graduate Students
March 3, 2015Broader Horizons: Stephen Hoover, Civis Analytics
February 23, 2015Mark SubbaRao, Adler Planetarium, "The Future of the Planetarium"
February 13, 2015The Cabinet: Cosmos
February 9, 2015All Chicago Cosmology Colloquium: Alexander Szalay, Johns Hopkins University, "Baryon Acoustic Oscillations and Redshift Space Distortions"
January 22, 2015Physics colloquium: John Carlstrom, University of Chicago, "Physics and Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background"
January 15, 2015Physics colloquium: Marcela Carena, University of Chicago, "Particle Physics after the Higgs"
November 18, 2014Broader Horizons: Ali Vanderveld, Data Scientist at Groupon
October 4 - December 13, 201480th Compton Lectures: Tim Linden, "Shining Light on the Dark Side of the Universe"
September 29, 2014KICP Welcome Event and Jamboree
September 29, 2014Special seminar: BICEP2/B-Mode update
September 19, 2014Cinema Slapdown Round 53: Gravity
June 12, 2014519th UChicago Convocation: honoring Wendy L. Freedman
April 18, 2014Kavli Foundation Webcast: Secrets of the Universe's First Light
April 7, 2014Broader Horizons: Kathryn Schaffer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
April 5 - June 7, 201479th Compton Lectures: Elise Jennings, "Cosmic Cartography - Exploring an Expanding Universe"
March 19, 2014BICEP2 extravaganza
March 10, 2014Statistics Colloquium: Josh Frieman, Fermilab and the University of Chicago, "Probing Cosmic Acceleration with the Dark Energy Survey: Statistical Challenges and Big Data in Cosmology"
March 8, 2014Mi Galaxia es Su Galaxia - My Galaxy is Your Galaxy
March 6, 2014Physics colloquium: Juan Collar, "Present status of direct searches for dark matter"
February 20, 2014Adler After Dark: Bradford Benson, "Unveiling the Dark Universe with the South Pole Telescope"
November 21, 2013Physics colloquium: Craig Hogan, "Macroscopic Quantum Geometry: Testing the Fidelity of Space-time with Interferometry"
November 19, 2013KICP Astroparticle Seminar: George Fuller, UCSD, "Frontiers of Neutrino Physics and Cosmology"
November 18, 2013Cafe Scientifique: Benson Farb, "Through the Looking Glass: The Strange World Behind the Mirror"
October 24, 2013Physics colloquium: Daniel Hooper, "Dark Matter Annihilation in the Gamma-Ray Sky"
October 18, 2013KICP at GLPA Conference: Bradford Benson, Lindsey Bleem, Randall H. Landsberg, & Mark SubbaRao, "Unmasking the Universe with the CMB, Nature's Ultimate Backlight"
October 10, 2013Physics colloquium: Daniel Holz, "Listening to the Universe with gravitational wave astrophysics"
October 7, 2013KICP Jamboree/Welcome Event
September 12, 2013Art & Science: Stephen Hoover, "Light from the beginning of the Universe"
August 22, 2013Live Google Hangout: "Dark Energy: On the Brink of Discovery?"
July 11, 2013Art & Science: Alvaro Chavarria, "Taking photographs in the dark"
June 5, 2013Live webcast: "The Hunt for Distant Galaxies"
June 4, 2013Broader Horizons: Jessica Kirkpatrick, data scientist / analyst for the social network Yammer
May 13, 2013Broader Horizons: Maria Cruz, Editor at Science
April 17, 2013Ryerson Lecture: Michael S. Turner, "Quarks and the Cosmos"
March 29, 2013Interview with John Carlstrom, "Witnessing Starbursts in the Early Universe"
March 1, 2013Astronomy Open House
February 19, 2013SWIP/KICP Pizza with Professors
February 5, 2013The Artful Universe with cosmologist Michael S. Turner
December 11, 2012Special EFI Seminar: Pedro Facal, University of Chicago, "Radio-detection of ultra high energy cosmic rays"
November 14, 2012Kavli Foundation President Robert Conn visits the KICP
November 8, 2012Dietrich Muller, University of Chicago, "HUNDRED YEARS OF COSMIC RAYS: Some Reflections on the Research in Chicago"
October 12, 2012Webcast with Josh Frieman, "Can a New Camera Unravel the Nature of Dark Energy?"
October 11, 2012John Carlstrom, "Exploring the Universe from the Bottom of the World"
October 9, 2012KICP Welcome Reception
September 14, 2012Bradford Benson: "The Ends of the Earth & the Beginning of the Universe: The Big Bang, Dark Energy & the South Pole"
August 15, 2012NASA Teleconference About Record-Breaking Galaxy Cluster
June 14, 2012Science in the Second City
June 7, 2012Special colloquium: Geoff Marcy, Honorary Degree Recipient, "ExoPlanets: From Jupiters to Earths"
May 22, 2012Broader Horizons: Francis Slakey, Georgetown University
April 23, 2012Cafe Scientifique: Brad Benson, "The Ends of the Earth & the Beginning of the Universe: The Big Bang, Dark Energy & the South Pole"
April 23, 2012HEP seminar: Maria Monasor, University of Chicago, "Recent Results from the Pierre Auger Observatory"
April 20, 2012John Carlstrom, "Exploring the Universe from the Bottom of the World"
April 2, 2012EFI Colloquium: Don Lamb, University of Chicago, "Scientific Discovery Through Large-Scale Computer Simulations: Type Ia Supernovae and High Energy Density Physics Experiments"
March 30 - April 1, 2012KICP @ 2012 NSTA National Conference on Science Education "At the Crossroads for Science Education"
March 2, 2012Astronomy Open House
February 27, 2012Broader Horizons: Kim Coble, Chicago State University, "Teaching and Research at an Urban Comprehensive University"
February 20, 2012SWIP/KICP Pizza with Professors
January 18, 2012Meg Urry, Yale University, "Women in Science: Why So Few?"
January 10, 2012Broader Horizons: Jeff Bezaire, Jump Trading
January 9, 2012EFI Colloquium: Eric Dahl, "The COUPP Dark Matter Search- Results from the First Year of Deep Underground Running at SNOLAB"
December 14, 2011Astronomy Conversation @ Adler Planetarium
November 7, 2011EFI Colloquium: Andrey Kravtsov, "The chemistry of galaxy formation"
October 31, 2011John Mather, NASA, "James Webb Space Telescope: Science Opportunities and Mission Progress"
October 23, 2011Chicago Humanities Festival: Rocky Kolb, "Telescopes: The Long Lens of History"
October 20, 2011KICP at GLPA Conference: Randall H. Landsberg, Tom Plagge, Mark SubbaRao, Fredrick W. High, "The Hunt for Dark Energy"
October 1 - December 10, 201174th Compton Lectures: Mark Wyman, "Before the beginning to after the end"
June 20, 2011Cafe Scientifique: Chris Lintott, "Why we need you to save science"
June 9, 2011Josh Frieman, "The Dark Universe"
May 14, 201173th Compton Lectures: Nahee Park, "99 years of discovery: What is our current picture of cosmic rays?"
April 18, 2011Cafe Scientifique: Dan Hooper, "Our Dark Cosmos"
April 8, 2011KICP open house for prospective graduate students
March 10 - 13, 2011KICP @ 2011 NSTA National Conference on Science Education "Celebrating the Joy of Science"
December 9, 2010Juan Collar, Rocky Kolb, and Carlos Wagner, "Chicago's Dark Matter: WIMPs of the Underground"
December 6, 2010Benjamin Dean Lecture: Josh Frieman, "The Dark Universe and the Origin of Structure"
December 5, 2010Michael Turner, Works of the Mind Lectures: How Many Universes?
December 4, 2010Physics with a Bang! & Ask a Scientist
November 18, 2010SAIC Lecture: Mike Gladders, "Cosmic Telescopes: Gravitational Lensing by The Most Massive Structures in the Universe"
October 28, 2010SAIC Lecture: Andrey Kravtsov, "Modeling the Universe"
October 21, 2010GLPA Conference: Randy Landsberg and Mark SubbaRao, "Cutting Edge Research Invades the Dome"
October 21, 2010GLPA Conference: Kumiko Kotera, Maria Monasor, and Benjamin Rouille d'Orfeuil, "Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays: A Few Grams of Matter in a Bright World"
October 15, 2010Charles Steidel, 2010 Gruber Prize winner: "Observations of Structure Formation in the Adolescent Universe"
May 10, 2010Dean Lecture: Angela Olinto, "Do Black Holes Play Ball? - Cosmic Messengers of the High Energy Universe "
April 19, 2010SAIC Lecture: Juan Collar, "Searching for Dark Matter in the Sewers of Chicago"
January 25, 2010Cafe Scientifique: Tom Crawford, "Cosmic Road Trip: From Chicago to the South Pole to Edge of the Universe"
November 10, 2009Michael Turner, The Dark Side of the Universe: Beyond stars and the starstuff we are made of"
October 28, 2009Hubble's Story with NASA Astronaut John Grunsfeld
October 19, 2009Cafe Scientifique: Kip Thorne, "The Warped Side of the Universe"
October 3 - December 12, 200970th Compton Lectures: Eric Switzer, "The physics of energy devices"
April 22, 2009Cafe Scientifique: Evalyn Gates, "Looking for Dark Matter through the Bottom of a Wine Glass"
April 4, 2009South Pole Telescope in 'Around the World in 80 Telescopes' webcast
April 3, 2009KICP open house for prospective graduate students
March 19 - 22, 2009KICP @ 2009 NSTA National Conference on Science Education "Celebrating the Year of Science"
March 9, 2009Cafe Scientifique: Angela Olinto, "Chasing Cosmic Bullets"
February 24, 2009Michael Turner, Rocky Kolb, and Joe Lykken: "The Dark Side of the Universe: Dark Matter and Dark Energy"
February 16, 2009John Carlstrom, "The Cosmic Microwave Background: Progress and Prospects"
February 16, 2009Scott Dodelson, "Gravitational Waves as a Probe of the Early Universe"
January 17, 2009Hsiao-Wen Chen and Michael Gladders, "Big Questions Big Glass Tour"
January 17, 2009Clem Pryke, "Viewing the Beginning of the Universe from the Bottom of the World"
October 4 - December 13, 200868th Compton Lectures: Brian Humensky, "Stars: Their Life and Afterlife"
September 15, 2008Cafe Scientifique: Juan Collar, "Searching for Cosmic Dark Matter in the Sewers of Chicago"
June 16, 2008Cafe Scientifique: Michael S. Turner, "The Dark Side: from Dark Energy and Dark Matter to Washington and Science Policy"
April 30, 2008Postal Service pays tribute to astronomer Edwin Hubble
April 5 - June 14, 200867th Compton Lectures: Kathryn Schaffer, "Seeing and Believing: Detection, Measurement, and Inference in Experimental Physics"
April 4, 2008KICP open house for prospective graduate students
March 27, 2008Randall Landsberg, "Catching Cosmic Monsters: Powerful & Rare"
January 12, 2008Josh Frieman, Mapping the Heavens: "The Universe Revealed by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey"
December 17, 2007Cafe Scientifique: Clem Pryke, "The Biggest Map in the Universe - the Afterglow of the Big Bang"
December 7, 2007 - January 18, 2008South Pole Telescope Exploratorium Web cast
June 1, 2007John Carlstrom, "The South Pole Telescope"
April 15, 2007Bruce Winstein, Panofsky Prize Talk: "Measurements of Direct CP Violation in the Decays of Neutral Kaons at Fermilab"
March 30 - April 1, 2007KICP @ 2007 NSTA National Conference "A River of Connections"
March 28, 2007Cafe Scientifique: Stephan Meyer, "Measuring the Big Bang: Still Confused After All These Years"
January 13 - March 30, 2007South Pole Telescope Exploratorium Web cast, 2007
December 17, 2006Edward "Rocky" Kolb, "Einstein's Cosmic Legacy"
November 30, 2006Stephan S. Meyer, "The Cosmic Microwave Background: Light from the Big Bang"
November 25 - December 29, 2006South Pole Telescope Exploratorium Web cast, 2006
October 25 - 26, 2006KICP @ Great Lakes Planetarium Association Meeting
October 18, 2006Cafe Scientifique: Jeff McMahon, Icy Eye on the Infant Universe: Tales from an Antarctic Cosmologist
October 5, 2006Lee Smolin, Public lecture on his new book "The Trouble with Physics"
November 3, 2005Lawrence M. Krauss, Public Lecture on his book: "Hiding in the Mirror"
April 6 - June 15, 200255th Compton Lectures: Clem Pryke, "Sketching the Biggest Picture --- The Adventure of Experimental Cosmology"