Date Last Name First Name Title(s) Organization Topic/Title
10/08/98 Coyne George V. Fr., S.J., Director Vatican Observatory To See Ourselves as the Universe Does: Our Place in an Evolving Cosmos
11/09/98 Lindahl James B. Dr. SCVAC Understanding the Starry Sky
12/14/98 Chorney Paul Dr. SCVAC A Tour of the Planets and Moons
01/28/99 Foltz Craig Dr., Director Whipple Observatory The Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory
02/25/99 Levy David Dr. Jarnac Observatory More Things in Heaven and Earth
03/25/99 Coyne George V. Fr., S.J., Director Vatican Observatory The Birth and Death of the Stars and Planets
10/07/99 Lunine Jonathan Prof. LPL, UA The Cassini Mission and the Exploration of New Worlds
11/04/99 Walker Chris Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Radio Astronomy from the South Pole
12/21/99 Lindahl James B. Dr. SCVAC Understanding the Starry Sky
02/03/00 Yingst Aileen Dr. LPL, UA Latest Results from the Mars Polar Lander
03/02/00 Corbally Chris Fr., S.J. Vatican Observatory The Lives and Personalities of Stars
04/06/00 Fleming Thomas Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA The Chandra Orbiting X-Ray Observatory
05/04/00 Pilachowski Catherine A. Dr. NOAO Telescopes 2000: The Next Generation
10/05/00 Consolmagno Guy Br. Vatican Observatory Visitors from Another Planet: Searching for Meteorites in Antarctica
11/02/00 Hill Frank Dr. NOAO The Sun From The Inside Out
01/04/01 Terenzoni Michael Flandrau Science Center Tips for the Amateur Astronomer on Optical Instruments and Sky Observation
03/01/01 Steinmetz Matthias Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Cosmology 101
04/15/01 Bopp Thomas Dr. The Discovery of the Comet Hale-Bopp
05/03/01 Geissler Paul Dr. LPL, UA Galileo: The Long Road to Jupiter
10/18/01 Block Adam NOAO Dances with Lx 200s
11/15/01 Consolmagno Guy Br. Vatican Observatory News from the Asteroid Belt
01/17/02 Mangum Jeff Dr. NRAO The Universe through Radio Eyes
02/21/02 Code Arthur Dr. NOAO The Hubble Space Telescope: Window to the Universe
03/21/02 Kring David Dr. LPL, UA The Chicxulub Meteor Impact
04/18/02 D'Addario Larry NRAO SETI: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
05/16/02 Pacholczyk A.G. Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Our Changing Views of the Universe
10/18/02 Bradshaw Michael Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA Super-Intense Gamma-Ray Bursts from Space
11/21/02 Drake Michael Prof., Director LPL, UA The Origin of the Moon
12/19/02 Holberg Jay Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Red Dogs, White Dwarfs and Dark Stars: A Tale of Sirius through the Ages
01/16/03 Stoeger William Fr. Vatican Observatory Cosmology: The Origin, Development and Destiny of the Universe
02/20/03 Lunine Jonathan Prof. LPL, UA Next Generation Space Telescope and What It Can Do in the Search for Planets
03/20/03 Eisenstein Daniel Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA The Sloan Digital Sky Survey
04/17/03 Smith Peter Dr. LPL, UA The Phoenix Mission to Mars
05/15/03 Wehinger Peter Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA Work in Progress – MMT, LBT and Magellan
10/16/03 Funes Jose Fr., S.J. Vatican Observatory Galaxies in Our Backyard
11/20/03 McMillan Robert Dr. LPL, UA The Spacewatch Survey for Hazardous Asteroids
12/18/03 Faix Louis Amateur Astronomer & Retired Engineering Executive The Star of Bethlehem: What Was It Really?
01/15/04 Corbally Chris Fr., S.J. Vatican Observatory Getting to Know Thy Neighbors
02/19/04 Levy David Dr. Jarnac Observatory Searching for Comets:  A Night Watchman's Journey
03/18/04 Lombardi Doug Mgr, Education & Public Outreach LPL, UA Imager for Mars Pathfinder 
04/15/04 Hill Frank Dr. NOAO Space Weather
05/20/04 Lunine Jonathan Dr. LPL, UA Update -- the Cassini Mission
10/21/04 Swindle Timothy Dr. LPL, UA Life in a Martian Meteorite?
11/18/04 Weekes Trevor Dr. Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Extreme Astronomy (An overview of Project VERITAS — Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System)
12/16/04 Faix Louis Amateur Astronomer & Retired Engineering Executive Binary Stars (A description of the behavior of binary stars; how to observe them and measure them as an amateur astronomer.)
01/20/05 Coyne George V. Fr., S.J., Director Vatican Observatory The Dance of the Fertile Universe: Chance and Necessity Embrace
02/17/05 Lorenz Ralph D. Dr. LPL, UA Lifting Titan's Veil
03/17/05 McCarthy Donald Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA Is Pluto a Planet?
04/21/05 Kring David Dr. LPL, UA The Environmental Effects of the Chicxulub Impact Event and the Demise of Dinosaurs
05/19/05 Funes Jose Fr., S.J. Vatican Observatory Monsters, Inc.: Supermassive Black Holes
10/20/05 Holdaway Mark Dr. NRAO ALMA: A New Telescope Opening the Window to the Cool Universe
11/17/05 Pinto Philip Associate Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope and Celestial Cinematography
12/15/06 Stoeger William Fr., S.J. Vatican Observatory Cosmological Mysteries -- Evidence for the Unseen: Dark Matter and Dark Energy
01/19/06 Sweeney Donald Project Manager LSST The LSST – By Far the World’s Largest Survey Telescope
03/16/06 Holberg Jay Prof. LPL, UA Distant Suns
04/20/06 McCarthy Donald Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA Searches for Other Planetary Systems
05/18/06 Smith Peter Dr. LPL, UA Phoenix Mars Scout Mission
10/19/06 Greenberg Richard Dr. LPL, UA Europa, the Ocean Moon: The Search for an Alien Biosphere
11/16/06 Woolf Neville Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Life: What Is It and How Did It Start?
12/21/06 Faix Louis Amateur Astronomer & Retired Engineering Executive The Star of Bethlehem: What Was It Really?
01/18/07 Lunine Jonathan Prof. LPL, UA Cassini and The Lakes of Titan
02/15/07 Williams G. Grant Dr. MMTO The New MMT: Technical Developments and Scientific Discoveries
03/15/07 McMillan Robert S. Dr. LPL, UA Spacewatch Preparations for the Era of Deep All-Sky Surveys
04/19/07 Fountain John Researcher Archaeoastronomy
05/17/07 Vilas Faith Dr. MMTO Probing Near-Earth Asteroid Characteristics: The Japanese Hayabusa Mission to Asteroid 25143 Itokawa
10/18/07 Zabludoff Ann Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA A Stroll through our Extragalactic Neighborhood
11/15/07 Corbally Chris Fr. Vatican Observatory M's the Word: Secrets of Cool Stars
12/20/07 Faix Louis Amateur Astronomer & Retired Engineering Executive Twinkle, twinkle little star--how I wonder WHAT you are
01/17/08 Hill Frank Dr. NOAO The Magnetic Sun
02/21/08 Eisenstein Daniel Assoc. Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound
03/20/08 Drake Michael Prof., Director LPL, UA Recent UA Activities in Planetary Exploration
04/17/08 Wehinger Peter Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA Large Telescopes - Work in Progress
05/15/08 Rieke George Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Extra-solar Planetary Debris
10/16/08 Hill John M. Dr., Technical Director Large Binocular Telescope Observatory The Large Binocular Telescope: Really a Binocular Now
11/20/08 Coyne George M. Fr., S.J., Foundation Director Vatican Observatory Determining the Age of the Universe
12/18/08 Faix Louis Amateur Astronomer & Retired Engineering Executive Nebulae - The Alpha and Omega of Nature's Creation
01/15/09 Meyer Michael Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA When Worlds Collide: The Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems
02/19/09 Strom Robert Prof. Emeritus LPL, UA Exploring Mercury: The Iron Planet
03/19/09 Baker Victor Regents Prof. LPL, UA Mega Floods on Earth and Mars
04/16/09 Pompea Stephen Scientist and Manager of Science Education National Optical Astronomy Observatory From Galileo's Telescope to the Galilescope: 400 Years of Astronomy
05/21/09 Krabbendam Victor LSST Telescope and Site Project Manager LSST Corporation The LSST: A wide, fast, and deep, survey for the astrophysicist in all of us
10/15/09 Bray Veronica Post Doctoral Research Associate LPL, UA Small  Steps and Giant Leaps -- Man's Journey to the Moon and Mars
11/19/09 Woida Patrick Dr. LPL, UA Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known -- the Adventure of the Phoenix Mars Mission
12/17/09 Faix Louis Amateur Astronomer & Retired Engineering Executive An Imperfect Star
01/21/10 Sparks Robert Science Education Specialist National Optical Astronomy Observatory Eight Ways a Black Hole Can Kill You
02/18/10 Zabludoff Ann Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Violence in Our Extragalactic Neighborhood:  The Effects of Galaxy Collisions on Galaxy Evolution
03/18/10 Corbally Chris Fr., Vice Director of Research Group Vatican Observatory The Puzzling Lambda Boötis Stars
04/15/10 Milne Peter Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA Gamma Ray Bursts and Distant Explosions
05/20/10 Schaller Emily Dr. LPL, UA The Kuiper Belt and the demotion of Pluto
10/21/10 Fleming Thomas Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Digging in the Stellar Graveyard: Most Degenerate Dwarfs are White!
11/18/10 Koenig Dean President Starizona Latest Technology in Amateur Telescopes
12/16/10 2 very smart 5th Graders Coronado K-8 School Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
01/20/11 Smith Nathan Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA The Temper Tantrums of Massive Stars
02/17/11 Psaltis Dimitrios Assoc.. Prof. Astronomy Dept. & Physics Dept., UA Imaging Sagittarius A*: To See a Black Hole
03/17/11 Marble Andrew Dr. National Solar Observatory Cosmic Mirages: The Most Widely Separated Gravitationally Lensed QSOs
04/21/11 Shirley Yancy Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA The Most Unbiased Census of Star Formation in the Milky Way
05/19/11 Marrone Dan Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA The Cosmology of Elephants
10/20/11 Ozel Feryal Prof. Astronomy & Physics Depts., UA The Origin and Evolution of Black Holes
11/17/11 Gabor Paul Fr. Vatican Observatory Research Group Are We Alone in the Universe? (An Update on Astrobiology)
12/15/11 Delightful 7th Graders Coronado K-8 School Moon Balls (A Study of the Phases of the Moon)
1/19/12 Kortenkamp Stephen Dr. Planetary Science Institute & U of A Lunar and Planetary Lab. Asteroids, Comets and Meteorites
2/16/12 Dugan Chuck Site Coordinator, Project Astro NOAO Project Astro
4/19/12 Rogers Tamara Asst. Prof. LPL, UA Sounding the Sun
5/17/12 Sattinger David Prof. Dept of Mathematics, UA Naked Histronomy: Part I. The Age of Taurus
10/18/12 McCarthy Donald Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA Discovering Waves in the Atmosphere of Pluto"
11/15/12 Pinto Phillip Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA Origin of the Elements
12/20/12 Corbally Chris Fr., Vice Director of Research Group Vatican Observatory The Star of Bethlehem
1/17/13 Brown Robert H. Prof. LPL, UA

Is Saturn's Titan Earthlike?

2/21/13 Vilas Faith Dr. Planetary Science Institute

The Atsa Suborbital Observatory

3/21/13 Beshore Edward C. Dr. U of A Lunar and Planetary Lab. Touching a NEO before it touches us - the OSIRIS-REx mission
4/18/13 Cratty Robert Club Member Sun City Oro Valley Project Astro and Club Future
5/16/13 Kikwaya Jean-Baptiste Fr. Vatican Observatory

From Asteroids and Comets to Meteors

10/17/13 Fleming Thomas Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA The Naming of Stars and Constellations
11/21/13 McCarthy Don Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA How to observe the comet ISON
12/19/13 Males Jared Dr. Astronomy Dept., UA Directly Imaging Planets in Habitable Zones of Nearby Stars
1/16/14 Fleming Thomas Prof. Astronomy Dept., UA The Naming of Stars and Constellations
2/20/14 Reiter Megan Graduate Student Astronomy Dept., UA The Secrets of How Massive Stars are Formed
3/20/14 Van Laerhoven

Zellem

Christa

Rob

Graduate Students LPL, UA

Finding Life in the Galaxy

4/17/14

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Michael Dr. LPL, UA The Giant Planets: A Whirlwind Tour
5/15/14 Teske Johanna PhD Student University of Arizona, Astronomy Dept. Stellar Evolution and the History of Our Galaxy
10/16/14 Bray Veronica Dr. LPL, UA Asteroids and Comets that Impact the Earth and the Results They Cause
11/20/14 McCarthy Donald Dr. University of Arizona, Astronomy Dept. Images of Our Earth from Space: 1960-Present
12/18/14 Sykes Mark V. CEO and Director Planetary Science Institute Protoplanetary Bodies: The Dawn Mission at Vesta and the Predictions for Ceres
1/15/15 Krabbendam Victor Project Leader Large Synoptic Survey Telescope The LSST
2/19/15 Pinto Philip Prof. University of Arizona, Astronomy Dept. Dark Energy and the Golden Age of Cosmology