Chalk Talks

About four times a year we hold Chalk Talks for the Friends of the KITP. These special events are preceded by a light meal and refreshments and then move into our intimate Auditorium where you will hear from a leading scientist about their research. The hallmark of these talks is informality, with questions encouraged during the talk, and, of course after as well. Please join the Friends so that you can enjoy these special events.

Chalk Talks Archive (Past Events)

Speaker Event Date Event Title Talks
Jim Stone, Princeton University June 4, 2014 From Accreting Black Holes to Merging Galaxies: How Computers are Revolutionizing Astrophysics
Eric Agol, University of Washington & KITP March 18, 2014 Exoplanet Dynamics: What We Know from Kepler
Jim McElwaine, Durham University November 20, 2013 The Dynamics of Avalanches
Priya Natarajan, Yale University August 14, 2013 From Fasting to Feasting: The Strange Feeding Habits of Black Holes
Gianfranco Bertone, University of Amsterdam June 19, 2013 Behind the Scenes of the Universe: The Worldwide Race to Discover Dark Matter
Paula Apsell, Senior Executive Producer, NOVA/Director, Science Unit, WGBH April 11, 2013 The Art of Science Television