Wednesday, June 5, 2019 — 9:00 PM EDT
A visitor observing through a telescope

Come visit the observatory during the June public tour!

  • Presentation at 9:00 PM in PHY 150
  • Telescope viewing at 9:30 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 — 9:00 AM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Jeremy Kelly-Massicotte

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Jiahui Chen

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Hugo Marrochio

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Morgan Mastrovich

Monday, May 13, 2019 — 10:30 AM EDT

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Chenfeng Bao

Friday, May 10, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Clifford Plesha

Friday, May 10, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Zhenghao Ding

Friday, May 10, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Alexander Bogan

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 — 8:30 PM EDT
A visitor observing through a telescope

Come visit the observatory during the May public tour!

  • Presentation at 8:30 PM in PHY 150
  • Telescope viewing at 9:00 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 — 6:30 PM EDT
Avery Broderick stands before a chalkboard

You are invited to hear the once-in-a-lifetime story of how Avery Broderick, Professor, University of Waterloo, peered millions of light years across space to help solve one of the greatest mysteries in the cosmos — that black holes exist.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Shokoofeh Nourbakhsh

Thursday, April 25, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT
Randall Kamien

Colloquium Series

Randall Kamien

Vicki and William Abrams Professor in the Natural Sciences
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 8:30 AM EDT

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Christopher McMahon

Thursday, April 18, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT

M.Sc Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Sepehr Rashidi

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 — 11:30 AM EDT

Astronomy Lunch Series

Irina Zhuravleva (Chicago)

Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join us for snacks, drinks, and tours of the Gustav Boakos Observatory

This event is open to all students enrolled in Physics courses. We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT
JJ Kavelaars

Astronomy Lunch Series

JJ Kavelaars

Herzberg Astrophysics

Friday, April 5, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Please join us in celebrating Raymond Laflamme's Investiture into the Order of Canada at a special reception at the University of Waterloo.

Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC)
Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo
The Board Room, QNC 2101

200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario

RSVP before Friday, March 29.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 8:00 PM EDT
A visitor observing through a telescope

Celebrate the start of spring with a visit to the observatory during April's public tour!

  • Presentation at 8:00 PM in PHY 313 (note the special room)
  • Telescope viewing at 8:30 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 11:30 AM EDT
Seshadri Nadathur

Astronomy Lunch Series

Seshadri Nadathur

Dennis Sciama Fellow
Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation
University of Portsmouth

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT
Alan Aspuru-Guzik

Colloquium Series

Alán Aspuru-Guzik

Canada 150 Research Chair in Theoretical & Quantum Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT
Mike Rossi

Phys10 Undergraduate Seminar Series

Mike Rossi

Mike Rossi graduated UW Physics in 2011, and went on to found Smile.io, where he is the current CEO. Smile.io builds reward program software for thousands of eCommerce businesses around the word - rewarding 10s of millions of online shoppers each year. The company has 60 employees, and is growing rapidly.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 11:30 AM EDT

Astronomy Lunch Series

Nicole Dracos

(UW)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 9:00 AM EDT

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Yong Lee

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