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Spring 2007

The series has concluded.  The Fall 2007 series will start in October.

Video of John Mather's special Scientific Colloquium (courtesy of the Goddard Library).

If you would like to attend and do not have a NASA badge, please contact the Scientific Colloquium at (301) 286-0660 or by e-mail (click here), at least 48 hours beforehand. Use the same contact information to be added to our mailing list.  Access to Goddard Space Flight Center is limited to those holding Goddard badges or official visitors.  You can become an official visitor by finding a badged Goddard employee to escort you.  The Scientific Colloquium Committee cannot promise to provide escorts. 
The Goddard Library has made streaming video available for some colloquia by clicking on the V in the column to the right of the topic.  Due to speakers' authorizations, some videos are not playable outside Goddard.  Please note: connection speeds lower than 56 K may be able to handle only the audio portion of the transmission. Some videos are also available for Fall 2006,  Spring 2006,  Fall 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2004, Spring 2004Fall 2003,  Spring 2003,  Fall 2002, Spring 2002, Fall 2001, Spring 2001, and Fall 2000.
Date Speaker Affiliation Topic Video
Mar. 2
Steven Ghan
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Aerosols and Climate
Mar. 9
Kailash Sahu Space Telescope Science Institute
Worlds in Transit
Mar. 16
John Fitzpatrick
Cornell University

How Ivory-billed Woodpeckers (and Other Birds) Will Help Save the World

Mar. 23
Bruce Balick
University of Washington
Collimating Stellar Ejecta V
Mar. 30
Claire Max
University of California, Santa Cruz
Nearby Active Galaxies Seen with Keck Telescope Adaptive Optics
April 6
No Colloquium  

April 13
William Bottke
Southwest Research Institute
New Views on the Lunar Late Heavy Bombardment V
April 20
Keith Noll
Space Telescope Science Institute Is Pluto a Planet? The Great Planet Debate
April 27
No Colloquium

John Sigwarth's talk, Global Auroral Imaging During the Polar Mission Era, will be re-scheduled for the Fall series

May 4
Lorraine Remer
Can Aerosols Solve the Global Warming Problem? V
May 11
Michael Goddard
  Robert H. Goddard - A Beginning Without End

May 18
Lisa Kewley
University of Hawaii
The Star Formation and Metallicity History of Galaxies

May 25
No Colloquium

June 1
Thomas Schelling
University of Maryland
Game Theory and Applications to Global Warming
June 8
Jerry Goldstein
Southwest Research Institute
New View of the Plasmasphere:  Results From IMAGE EUV V
June 15
James Gunn
Princeton University
Surveys: Picture Windows Into the Universe
June 22
Rashid Sunyaev
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Special Colloquium
The Richness and Beauty of the Physics of Cosmological Recombination

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How speakers are selected for the Goddard Scientific Colloquium

Other Colloquia and Seminars

Engineering Colloquia

Exploring Leadership Colloquia

Information Science and Technology Colloquium

Goddard Scientific Colloquium Committee
Mian Chin
Randy Kimble Michael Smith
Jim Foster Robert Knox George Sonneborn
Ann Hornschemeier
Richard Ray
Yogesh Sud
Demos Kazanas Ed Sittler
Dave Thompson, Chair.

Previous Schedules: Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 1999, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003,
Spring 2004, Fall 2004,  Spring 2005, Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2006

Listing of Colloquium Speakers 1965-2004 (alphabetic by name)

Listing of Colloquium Speakers 1965-2000 (chronological)

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