Public Programs

New Vistas in Astronomy

Adult Lecture Series

This lecture series meets on one Thursday night each month, and is geared toward a more adult audience. It is a "mini-course" in astronomy, in which OSU and OWU professors discuss their current research and any new findings in their area of expertise!

Tickets are $10 for each lecture. Tickets for the entire series are available at a discount.

We have a capacity of 80 guests. Please call us and purchase your ticket in advance.  (740)-363-1257

New Vistas in Astronomy 2017 Order Form 


2017 Dates

All lectures begin at 8pm on a Thursday night unless otherwise noted.
Date Theme Lecturer
January 19

Universe Through Atoms

Sultana N Nahar

February 9

Shake, Rattle and Roll: The Time Domain Revolution in Stellar Astrophysics

Marc Pinsonneault

March 9

Diesel Soot in Space

Chris Kochanek

April 13

Both Eyes Wide Open: The Large Binocular Telescope

Rick Pogge

May 11

Where Did the Atoms In Your Body Come From?

David Weinberg

June 8

Primordial Harmonics: Sound Lessons from the Cosmic Microwave Background

Robert Harmon, OWU

July 13

Hunting for Wild Antarctic Astro-Particles

Jordan C. Hanson (CCAPP Fellow)

August 10

Total Eclipse, Total Failure: Expeditions That Didn’t Go As Planned

Barbara Ryden

September 14

Seeing the Universe Through Radio Eyes

Adam Leroy

October 12

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae(ASAS-SN)

Kris Stanek

November 9

Astronomy in the Era of Big Data and Giant Surveys

Don Terndrup

December 14

Seeing the Dark Universe with Gravitational Lensing

Ami Choi
(CCAPP Fellow)

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