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Spring 2010
The Spring series has now concluded.  Please watch for updates on our Fall series.

All Colloquia will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Fridays in the Building 3 (Goett) auditorium, except as noted. 

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), more than 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 most of our recent colloquia -- click 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 2009, Spring 2009, Fall 2008, Spring 2008,  Fall 2007Spring 2007Fall 2006Spring 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
March 5
Mark Clampin
Goddard Space Flight Center
Direct Imaging of Exoplanets
March 12
Margaret Leinen
Climate Response Fund
What Are the Implications of Increased Calls for Geoengineering Research? V
March 19
Suzanne Young
University of Massachusetts
The Phoenix Mission to Mars:  Top Ten Discoveries of NASA’s Innovative Explorer of the Red Planet and the Implications for Bio-habitability
March 26
Gerald Fishman
Marshall Space Flight Center
Space-borne Observations of Intense Gamma-ray Flashes (TGFs) above Thunderstorms
April 2
No Colloquiuim

April 9
Warren Wiscombe
Goddard Space Flight Center
The Atmospheric Radiation Measurements Program (ARM): A Revolutionary Approach to Field Campaigns V
April 16
Michael Montgomery
Naval Postgraduate School
Some Recent Developments in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics
April 23
Anthony Colaprete
Ames Research Center
Results from the LCROSS Experiment

April 30
David Lynch
The Aerospace Corporation
Color and Light in Nature
May 7
Kelly T. Redmond
Western Regional Climate Center
Western United States Climate Variability and Change:  Observations and Projections
May 14
Adam Riess
Johns Hopkins University
Expansion and Dark Energy

May 21
David McComas Southwest Research Institute
Science Results from the Interstellar Boundary Explorer - IBEX
May 28
John Seiradakis

Tom Malzbender
Aristotle University, Greece
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
The Antikythera Mechanism

Co-sponsored with the Goddard Engineering Colloquium
June 4
No Colloquium

June 11
2:00 p.m.
M. O. Andreae
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry
Aerosol-Cloud-Precipitation Interactions in the Climate System

June 11
3:30 p.m.
Mark Whittle University of Virginia Primal Scream: Sounds from the Infant Universe

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How speakers are selected for the Goddard Scientific Colloquium

Scientific Colloquium Committee Charter

Other Colloquia and Seminars

Engineering Colloquia

Exploring Leadership Colloquia

Information Science and Technology Colloquium

Goddard Scientific Colloquium Committee
Scott Braun
Ann Hornschemeier Ed Sittler
Molly Brown
Demos Kazanas Michael Smith
Mian Chin Randy Kimble George Sonneborn
Jim Foster Richard Ray 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 2006Spring 2007,  Fall 2007,  Spring 2008,  Fall 2008 Spring 2009 Fall 2009

Listing of Colloquium Speakers 1965-2009 (alphabetic by name)

Listing of Colloquium Speakers 1965-2009 (chronological)

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