Want me to give a talk online or in person? Email me! I was a Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer.
Links related to the talks
Also see my YouTube channel -
you may be specifically interested in
this playlist with general intro videos.
List of possible talks
I have several talks in my current rotation (as of early 2023); email me if you'd like me to
give an online or in-person talk.
- General public:
- "More Than Your Eyes Can See: Infrared Light" - basic introduction to light beyond the visible (good for beginning public)
- "The Universe in the Infrared: Spitzer's Final Voyage" - basic description of the Spitzer mission and its important discoveries
- "From IRAS to Spitzer and Beyond: 30 years of Space-Based Infrared Astronomy" - interested general public
- "Getting Your Hands on Real Astronomy Data" - introduction to how to get access to astronomy data online (good for amateur astronomy clubs, educators, students).
- "So You Want to be an Astronomer" - career talk, good for high school/college students
- Astronomy colloquium (peer level):
- "Stellar Rotation in Clusters with K2" - recent work on rotational evolution of stars based on data taken with K2
- "YSOVAR: Mid-Infrared Variations in Young Stars" - diversity of ways that young stars vary in the infrared.
- Professional astronomer training:
- "How to use IRSA Tools" - introduction to the many online tools at the NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive, one of NASA's astrophysics archives.
- Astronomy education community:
- "The NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program (NITARP): 12 Years of Working with High School Teachers" - our program that partners small groups of educators with a research astronomer for a year-long authentic astronomy research project.
- "Major Outcomes of an Authentic Astronomy Research Experience Professional Development Program: An Analysis of 8 Years of Data from NITARP" - the impact of NITARP on our participants
- "A Way to Categorize Programs that Bring Data to the Classroom" - about the diversity of programs that get data into the hands of teachers and students
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