Talks by Noted Astronomers on YouTube
The Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures, featuring astronomers giving nontechnical lectures on recent developments in astronomy, are now available on their own YouTube Channel, at:
The talks include:
- Sandra Faber on galaxy formation,
- Michael Brown on his discovery of Eris and the ?demotion? of Pluto,
- Alex Filippenko and Leonard Susskind on black holes,
- Natalie Batalha on the latest discoveries from the Kepler mission,
- Frank Drake on his modern view of the Drake Equation,
- Gibor Basri on brown dwarfs and unattached planets,
- Anthony Aguirre on multiple universes, and
- Chris McKay updating the Cassini discoveries about Saturn's moon Titan.
The lectures are taped at Foothill College near San Francisco, and co-sponsored by NASA's Ames Research Center, the SETI Institute, and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.