Past Workshops

2017 Workshop Information

Image of the simulated universe at the current time with at a scale of 200 megaparsecs per sideComputers and the Universe,  June 19 – 23, 2017
This was a new workshop in 2017 that focused on computers in astronomy, scientific computations and data analysis, visualization, and applications of specific computer methods.



Artist's impression of a high-velocity wind (white) being launched from the surface of an accretion disk (red/yellow) around a supermassive black hole (black central dot). To set the scale, the black hole's size in this image is comparable to that of the inner Solar System. Distinct absorption in the ultraviolet part of the spectrum is produced when light from the accretion disk passes through the wind. Credit: NASA/CXC and Nahks Tr'Ehnl.

Black Holes:  Gravity’s Fatal Attraction,  July 17 – 21, 2017




2016 Workshop Information

The Origin and Fate of our Cosmos:  Understanding Big Bang Cosmology July 18 – 22, 2016





2004-10-b-web_printStars and Stellar Evolution  July 25 – 29, 2016



2015 Workshop Information

Planets:  The Solar System and Beyond

planets3a_700July 13 – 17, 2015



The Origin and Fate of Our Cosmos:  Understanding Big Bang Cosmology


July 27 – 31, 2015



2014 Workshop Information

Astronomy 897A:  The Origin and Fate of Our Cosmos:  Understanding Big Bang Cosmology

July 21 – 25, 2014