Theoretical Astronomy Lectures

May 19, 2015 Geology before Pluto: Pre-encounter considerations
Jeff Moore
September 30, 2014 Inflationary Cosmology with BICEPs
Chao-Lin Kuo
Stanford University
September 23, 2014 Are you living in a simulation?
Silas Beane
University of Washington
September 02, 2014 The Higgs Boson and the Fate of the Universe
Joseph D. Lykken
Deputy Director, Fermilab
June 10, 2014 The Quantum Origin of The Universe
Jim Hartle
UC Santa Barbara
May 06, 2014 The Cepheid Galactic Internet
Tony Zee
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara
February 18, 2014 Bullet Galaxies and Dark Matter
Marusa Bradac
UC Davis
October 08, 2013 Black Holes, Quantum Mechanics and Firewalls
Joe Polchinsky
Kavli Institute for Particle Physics, UC Santa Barbara
June 24, 2013 The Evolution of the Laws of Physics
Lee Smolin
Perimeter Institute, Ontario, Canada
June 18, 2013 Conformal gravity: New light on dark matter and dark energy
Robert Nesbet
IBM Almaden
July 25, 2012 Life in the Multiverse
Andrei Linde
Stanford University
February 17, 2012 Inflation and the Landscape of String Theory
Alexander Westphal
Deutsches Elektron-Synchrotron
February 01, 2012 Dispersal of Protoplanetary Disks
Uma Gorti
SETI Institute
January 11, 2012 Inflation and the Landscape of String Theory ( CANCELLED )
Alexander Westphal
August 31, 2011 Do We Need String Theory to Quantize Gravity?
Lance Dixon
High Energy Physics Laboratory, Stanford University
July 27, 2011 Are we living in a multiverse? Eternal inflation, bubbles, and cosmic collisions
Anthony Aguirre
Department of Physics and Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, UC Santa Cruz
October 20, 2010 Dark Matter: The Other Universe
Chung-Pei Ma
UC Berkeley
July 14, 2010 Understanding the Star Formation Rate
Mark Krumholz
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz
June 02, 2010 Building a habitable planet: the physics and chemistry of planet formation
Monika Kress
Department of Physics and Astronomy, San Jose State University
February 10, 2010 Observing String Multiverse with Astrophysical Black Holes
Sergei Dubovsky
Stanford University Institute For Theoretical Physicst
November 10, 2009 Water, Molecular Oxygen and Ice in Star-Forming Molecular Clouds
David Hollenbach
SETI Institute
August 26, 2009 Connecting Galaxies, Halos, and Star Formation Rates across Cosmic Time
Risa Wechsler
Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology and Physics Department, Stanford University
April 22, 2009 First Things in the Universe
Tom Abel
Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology Laboratory, Stanford University
February 04, 2009 The Hunt for Hidden Dimensions
JoAnne Hewett
Professor at SLAC, Stanford University
October 29, 2008 Giant Planet Formation
Dr. Jack Lissauer
Space Sciences Division, NASA Ames Research Center
September 24, 2008 Black Holes: End of Time or a New Beginning?
Prof. Roger Blandford
Stanford Linear Accelerator and Physics, Stanford University