Other Events
Other Events
March 24 - 27, 2014Joint DES-LSST Workshop
February 5, 2014Savdeep S. Sethi, University of Chicago, "Domain Walls and Gravity"
January 23, 2014Physics colloquium: Vyacheslav Turyshev, California Institute of Technology,"Testing Fundamental Gravitation in Space: Recent Progress and Possible Future Directions"
January 22, 2014Computations in Science Seminar: Juan Collar, University of Chicago, "Uncertainties in dark matter searches"
January 9, 2014Physics colloquium: Kurt Hinterbichler, Perimeter Institute, "Massive gravitons, the cosmological constant and new directions in gravity"
December 7, 2013Physics with a Bang! Holiday Lecture and Open House
November 18, 2013Cafe Scientifique: Benson Farb, "Through the Looking Glass: The Strange World Behind the Mirror"
October 15, 20132013 Brinson Lecture: Andrea M. Ghez, "The Monster at the Heart of the Milky Way"
September 3 - 6, 2013Meeting to Anticipate KIPAC's Next 10 years of Science: "Big Questions in Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology"
March 14, 2013Kathryn Zurek, University of Michigan, "Cosmic clues for dark matter and their implications for a dark matter asymmetry"
March 6 - 8, 2013Cosmic Frontier Workshop
December 14, 2012Special EFI Seminar: Naoko Kurahashi Neilson, University of Wisconsin "Searches for Astronomical Neutrino Sources with IceCube"
December 13, 2012Special EFI Seminar: Stefan Ballmer, Syracuse University "Promise and Challenges of Future Gravitational-Wave Observatories"
December 12, 2012Special EFI Seminar: Abigail Vieregg, Harvard University "Exploring the Ultra-High Energy Universe through Radio Detection Techniques"
December 10, 2012Special EFI Seminar: Duncan Brown, Syracuse University "Gravitational Waves: A New Frontier in 21st Century Astrophysics"
December 8, 2012Physics with a Bang
October 29, 2012Cafe Scientifique: Elbert Huang, "Healthcare Reform: The Intersection of Science and Money"
October 15, 2012Flash Center seminar: Manos Chatzopoulos, University of Texas at Austin, "Superluminous Supernovae from Pair Instability and from SN ejecta - Circumstellar Matter Interaction: Insights from Light Curve Fits and Simulations"
October 2, 20122012 Brinson Lecture: David Charbonneau, "The Fast Track to Find an Inhabited Exoplanet"
June 14, 2012Science in the Second City
May 11 - 12, 2012Women in Science Symposium 2012: Big Ideas, Big Impact
May 7, 2012RogerFest: Roger Hildebrand Colloquium
March 23, 2012Blowing up a mountain for the GMT
March 16, 2012About Time: Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang
March 7, 2012EFI Colloquium: Rainer Weiss, MIT on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, "Current State and Prospects for LIGO"
December 3, 2011Ask a Scientist & Physics with a Bang
November 29, 2011Science in Action: How Scientists Can Affect Policy Decisions
November 21, 2011Cafe Scientifique: Liz Moyer, "A Reality Check on Alternative Energy"
November 12, 2011Play "Creation's Birthday," written by Prof. Hasan Padamsee, Cornell University
November 1, 20112011-2012 Brinson Lecture: John Mather, Nobel laureate, "History of the universe in a nutshell: from the Big Bang to life and the end of time"
November 1, 2011Robert Kirshner, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, "Energy and the Accelerating Universe: Einstein's Blunder Undone"
October 1 - December 10, 201174th Compton Lectures: Mark Wyman, "Before the beginning to after the end"
September 20, 2011Peter McGregor, Australian National University, "The GMT Integral-Field Spectrograph (GMTIFS): What It Can Do for You!"
August 31, 2011Sundeep Das, University of California (Berkeley) , "Probing Cosmology and Particle Physics with the Atacama Cosmology Telescope"
August 11, 2011Andrew Szentgyorgyi, CfA, "G-CLEF: A Versatile, Optical Echelle Spectrograph for the GMT"
August 5, 2011Darren DePoy, Texas A&M University, "A wide-field, multi-object, moderate-resolution optical spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope"
August 3, 2011Dan Fabricant, CfA, "NIRMOS: Wide Field Near-IR Imaging and Spectroscopy for GMT"
June 2, 2011Fermi's time capsule opening
April 20, 2011"One Book, One Chicago": Lawrence Krauss
April 11, 20112011 University of Chicago Brinson Lecture: Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, "From Big Bang to Biospheres"
October 11, 2010Cafe Scientifique: Sian Beilock, "Why Do We Choke?"
August 12, 2010Patrick McCarthy, Director of the Giant Magellan Telescope: "The Giant Magellan Telescope"
October 21, 2009Brinson Lecture: Kip S. Thorne, "The Warped Side of the Universe: From the Big Bang to Black Holes"
January 12, 2009Cafe Scientifique: Steven Small, "The Brain, the Broken Brain & the Neural Biology of Language"
November 8, 2008Joel Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams, public lecture: "The View From the Center of the Universe"
October 2, 2008Wendy Freedman, Brinson Lecture: "Astronomy in the New Millennium: New Windows on the Cosmos"
June 15 - 18, 2008Workshop: Science with Giant Telescopes: Public Participation in TMT and GMT
May 6 - 8, 2008Astroparticle Physics Symposium: "The High Energy Frontier"
April 4, 2008KICP open house for prospective graduate students
March 10, 2008Cafe Scientifique: Melina Hale, "Bombs and Brains: Examining Traumatic Brain Injury from the War in Iraq"
October 29, 2007Cafe Scientifique: Jake Socha, "How Flying Snakes Fly a.k.a. Functional Morphology & Biomechanics"
September 24, 2007Big Bang Smackdown
July 5 - 6, 2007SPT Collaboration Meeting
June 18, 2007Cafe Scientifique: Mark Osadjan, "Is it in the Genes or Just the Jeans? The Biology of Gender"
May 17 - 18, 2007SPT Full Collaboration Meeting
May 14 - 16, 2007SPT Analysis Working Group Meeting
March 24 - June 2, 200765th Compton Lectures: Elizabeth Hays, "The Quest for Gamma Rays: Exploring the Most Violent Places in the Universe"
January 10, 2007Cafe Scientifique: David Archer, "Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast"
October 20, 2006EFI Mini-Symposium: In Honor of Dietrich Muller
October 28, 2005Symposium in Honor of Don Lamb's 60th Birthday
October 7, 2005EFI Mini-Symposium
March 8, 2002EFI Mini-Symposium on the SDSS