Mon, Apr 11 from 10:30 – 11:30pm EDT Science & Technology
Over the past two decades, astronomy has made stunning achievements that have exceeded even the most seasoned scientists’ predictions. New discoveries about black holes, planets in and beyond our Solar System, galaxy and star formation, and myriad other phenomena are rapidly transforming our understanding of the universe. Dr. Mulchaey, who founded the Carnegie Astronomy Lecture Series in 2002, will present extraordinary highlights from this new century, and the ways that international collaborations, new technologies, and educational diversity and progress have advanced the field—promising even more exciting discoveries in the coming decades.

Dr. John S. Mulchaey: Science Deputy, Carnegie Institution for Science; Crawford H. Greenewalt Chair and Director, Carnegie Observatories

Image: Courtesy Giant Magellan Telescope – GMTO Corporation