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2015 Guest Speakers

The schedule includes several guest presentations not directly related to the curriculum. Each is followed by a reception, giving the students the chance for informal questions and open-ended discussions.
Dr. Janice Bishop '81 of SETI organized the 2015 guest lecture series. Thank you Dr. Bishop!

CU Boulder Campus

Dr. Lawrence Sverdrup, Jr.
Senior Scientist, Trex Enterprises
Mad? Science!

Dr. Emily Levesque
Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of Colorado
The Weirdest Stars in the Universe

Dr. Victor Tsai '98
Asst. Prof. of Geophysics, Caltech
Understanding Natural Hazards: from Climate Change to Earthquakes

Dr. Barry Fagin
Prof. of Computer Science, United States Air Force Academy
Secret Messages: Cryptography Then and Now

Dr. Eric Cornell
Prof. of Physics, Univ. of Colorado, JILA
Looking for Fossils of the Big Bang in the Laboratory

Dr. Andrew Hamilton
Chair, Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Univ. of Colorado
Closing Address

Dr. 'Mad Scientist' Sverdrup hammers with
a banana, frozen using liquid nitrogen.
 

New Mexico Tech Campus

Dr. Nick Suntzeff
Prof. of Observational Astronomy, Texas A&M
The Death of the Universe

Dr. Lawrence Sverdrup, Jr.
Senior Scientist, Trex Enterprises
Mad? Science!

Dr. Susan Harbison
Investigator, Laboratory of Systems Genetics, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Using Systems Genetics to Unravel the Mystery of Sleep

Dr. Nina Lanza
Researcher, Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Lab
Exploring Gale Crater with the Curiosity Rover

Melinda Snodgrass
Author
And the Geeks Inherited Hollywood

Dr. Jessica Rosenberg
Assoc. Prof. of Astronomy and Computational Science, George Mason Univ.
How Cosmic Collisions Impact the Evolution of Galaxies

Dr. Paul Butler SSP '77 lectures on Extrasolar Planets.