Events, News & Highlights
Events, News & Highlights
May 24, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: ERC 401
KICP Talk: Broader Horizons: Jennifer Helsby, Freedom of the Press Foundation

May 17, 2018 @ 6:00 PM
Lecture
Location: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 112 South Michigan Ave., MacLean Ballroom
Lecture: 2018 Brinson Lecture: Richard Ellis, "Let There Be Light: The Observational Quest for the First Galaxies"

May 14, 2018
News
Adler Planetarium's "Fabric of the Universe" display
April 14, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Event
Location: Field Museum, Chicago
Event: Speak Up for Science

April 12, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: ERC 576
KICP Talk: Broader Horizons: Matthew Lightman, data scientist lead at JPMorgan Chase in Chicago

February 26, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Taylor Hoyt

February 19, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maya Fishbach - "Gravitational Wave Astronomy"

February 19, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Dan Fabrycky - "Exoplanets"

February 17, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Kimmy Wu

February 15, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Akash Dixit - "Axion Dark Matter eXperiment (ADMX)"

February 15, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ben Montet - "Exoplanets/Stellar astrophysics"

February 11, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Amy Lowitz - "Observational cosmology"

February 10, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ross Cawthon - "Cosmology, Dark Energy"

February 8, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Rick Kessler - "Astrophysics, Dark Energy"

February 4, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maria Weber

February 3, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Yuanyuan Zhang - "KICP Astronomy and Cosmology"; Daniel Dutcher - "Cosmology with the South Pole Telescope"

January 28, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Leslie Rogers - "Exoplanets"

January 27, 2018
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Kimmy Wu

January 25, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maria Weber

January 21, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Gourav Khullar - "Cosmology, Extragalactic astrophysics, Dark Energy Survey, South Pole Telescope"

January 20, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Cosmin Deaconu - "Cosmic Rays, Neutrinos, Dark Matter"

January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maria Weber; Emily Gilbert - "Exoplanets"; Nadejda Marounina - "Exoplanets and habitability"

January 13, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maria Weber

January 11, 2018
News
In 2017, a big year for science, we learned from cosmic discoveries
January 6, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Dan Fabrycky - "Exoplanets"

January 4, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ben Montet - "Exoplanets/Stellar astrophysics"

January 4, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maria Weber

December 27 - 29, 2017
KICP Yerkes Institute
Location: Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, WI
KICP Yerkes Institute: Demystifying everyday electronics, Yerkes Winter Institute

December 9, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Event
Location: KPTC
Event: Physics with a BANG

November 16, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Cosmin Deaconu - "Cosmic Rays, Neutrinos, Dark Matter", Sebastian Bocquet - "Cosmology, Galaxy Clusters", Yuanyuan Zhang - "Astronomy and Cosmology"

November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: ERC 401
KICP Talk: Broader Horizons: Andrew Smith, a senior scientist at Exponent

November 11, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Abigail Vieregg - "CMB, Neutrinos, Cosmic Rays "

November 10, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Leslie Rogers - "Exoplanets"

November 8, 2017
News
Uncharted
November 6, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ben Montet - "Exoplanets/Stellar astrophysics"

November 5, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Nadejda Marounina

November 4, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maya Fishbach

October 31, 2017
News
Kavli Roundtable: New Map of Dark Matter Puts the Big Bang Theory on Trial
October 28, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Leslie Rogers - "Exoplanets"

October 26, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Rick Kessler - "Astrophysics, Dark Energy"

October 22, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Stephen Hoover - "Cosmology, Cosmic Microwave Background"

October 21, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ross Cawthon - "Cosmology, Dark Energy"

October 17, 2017 @ 5:00 PM
KICP Event
Location: KPTC 120
KICP Event: Public Lectures & Open Discussion: Gravitational Waves & Transient Astronomy

October 16, 2017 @ 4:00 PM
KICP Event
Location: ERC Auditorium, Room 161
KICP Event: Special KICP/EFI/Physics/A&A Colloquium and Reception

October 13, 2017
News
Gravitational Waves Events
October 8, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Taylor Hoyt; Amy Lowitz

October 7, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: "Amy Bender - "Cosmology, South Pole Telescope, Galaxy Clusters"

October 4, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
KICP Event
Location: Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse
KICP Event: Round table discussion with artist Tomas Saraceno

October 3, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ben Montet - "Exoplanets/Stellar astrophysics"

October 2, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: James Lasker

October 1, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Yuanyuan Zhang - "Astronomy and Cosmology"

September 30, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Abigail Vieregg - "CMB, Neutrinos, Cosmic Rays"

September 21, 2017 @ 9:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Akash Dixit - "Cosmology, AstroParticle, Dark Matter"

September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Sebastian Bocquet - "Cosmology, Galaxy Clusters"

September 16, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Leslie Rogers - "Exoplanets"

September 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Daniel Dutcher - "Cosmology with the South Pole Telescope"

September 9, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Amy Lowitz

September 7, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Rick Kessler - "Astrophysics, Dark Energy"

September 3, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Stephen Hoover - "Cosmology, Cosmic Microwave Background"

September 2, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Yuanyuan Zhang - "KICP Astronomy and Cosmology"

September 1, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Dan Fabrycky - "Exoplanets"

September 1, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ben Montet - "Exoplanets/Stellar astrophysics"

August 31, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Rick Kessler - "Astrophysics, Dark Energy"

August 26, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Chihway Chang - "Cosmology, Weak Lensing"

August 19, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Amy Lowitz

August 17, 2017 @ 8:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Faustin Carter - "CMB, Detector fabrication, South Pole Telescope"

August 16, 2017
News
Eclipse reflects sun's historic power
August 13, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Nan Li - "Gravitational Lensing"

August 10, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Dan Fabrycky - "Exoplanets"

August 9, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maya Fishbach

August 7 - 11, 2017
KICP Summer School
Location: Chicago, IL
KICP Summer School: Summer School: CMB Detectors and Instrumentation

August 7, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Leslie Rogers - "Exoplanets"

August 6, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Stephen Hoover - "Cosmology, Cosmic Microwave Background"

August 5, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Amy Bender - "Cosmology, South Pole Telescope, Galaxy Clusters"; Yuanyuan Zhang - "Astronomy and Cosmology"

August 2, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
KICP Event
Location: Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 E Midway Plaisance
KICP Event: Midweek on the Midway: Escape from planet Earth

Organizers: Randall H. Landsberg, Nicole Larsen
August 1, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ben Montet - "Exoplanets / Stellar astrophysics"

July 30 - August 5, 2017
KICP Yerkes Institute
Location: Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, WI
KICP Yerkes Institute: The Physics of Toys, Yerkes Summer Institute

July 30, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Daniel Dutcher - "Cosmology with the South Pole Telescope"

July 29, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Chihway Chang - "Cosmology, Weak Lensing", Nahee Park - "High Energy Astrophysics"

July 26, 2017
News
Tiny scientists mobilized to study solar eclipse
July 22, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Abigail Vieregg - "CMB, Neutrinos, Cosmic Rays"

July 20, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Yuanyuan Zhang - "Astronomy and Cosmology"; Akash Dixit - "Cosmology, AstroParticle, Dark Matter"; Cosmin Deaconu - "Cosmic Rays, Neutrinos, Dark Matter"

July 20, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Chris Tunnell

July 16, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Stephen Hoover, "Cosmology, Cosmic Microwave Background"

July 15, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Amy Bender, "Cosmology, South Pole Telescope, Galaxy Clusters"

July 14, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Ben Montet, "Exoplanets/Stellar astrophysics"

July 8, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Leslie Rogers, "Exoplanets", Faustin Carter, "CMB, Detector fabrication, South Pole Telescope"

July 6, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Rick Kessler, "Astrophysics, Dark Energy"

July 5, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Dan Fabrycky, "Exoplanets"

July 3, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Nan Li, "Gravitational Lensing"

June 24, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Andrea Bryant

June 20, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
KICP Talk
Location: Central Synagogue of Chicago, 122 S. Michigan Ave
KICP Talk: Michael Turner, "The origin of our universe: what we know for sure and the big mysteries"

June 20, 2017 @ 6:30 PM
KICP Life Long Learning Series
Location: Harbor Point
KICP Life Long Learning Series: Ian Wisher, "Hunting for Cosmic Rays"

June 18, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Stephen Hoover - "Cosmology, Cosmic Microwave Background"

June 15, 2017 @ 8:30 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Faustin Carter - "CMB, Detector fabrication, South Pole Telescope"

June 14, 2017
News
Space Explorers Program Evaluation and Experiments Featured at the 2017 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Meeting Los Angeles, CA
June 12, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Taylor Hoyt

June 11, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Nicole Larsen - "Physics, Dark Matter and CMB telescope"

June 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Amy Bender - "Cosmology, South Pole Telescope, Galaxy Clusters", Ross Cawthon - "Cosmology, Dark Energy"

June 8, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Rick Kessler - "Astrophysics, Dark Energy"

June 5, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: James Lasker

June 5, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Nora Shipp

June 4, 2017
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Daniel Dutcher - "Cosmology with the South Pole Telescope"

June 3, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Jason Henning - "CMB Polarization, Instrumentation "

May 26, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Maya Fishbach

May 26, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Jason Henning - "CMB Polarization, Instrumentation"

May 23, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Cameron Liang - "Galaxy Formation & Evolution"

May 21, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Astronomy Conversation
Location: Adler Planetarium
Astronomy Conversation: Zhen Hou - "Cosmic Microwave Background"