Past Workshops

2018 Workshop Information

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 9 – 13, 2018

 

 

Image of the simulated universe at the current time with at a scale of 200 megaparsecs per side

 

Computers and the Universe, July 16 – 20, 2018

 

 

 


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

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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

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Planets:  The Solar System and Beyond

July 13 – 17, 2015

 

 

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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