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Open House Family Lectures 2017


IfA Auditorium (C-214)

11:30–12:00 Christoph Baranec: Big Ideas, Small Telescope. What is next for the UH 88" Telescope

12:10–12:40 Nader Haghighipour: Seeking Habitable Worlds

12:50–1:20 Larry Denneau: ATLAS: Big Astronomy in a Small, Earth-Saving Package

1:30–2:00 Jonathan Williams: Weird and Wonderful -- the most amazing objects in the Universe *kid-friendly*

2:10–2:40 Richard Wainscoat: Near-Earth Objects

2:50–3:20 Shadia Habbal: The Great 2017 Solar Eclipse


Fern Room (C-221)

11:45–12:45 Mary Beth Laychak and the Maunakea Scholars: high school student research with the world's best observatories

1:00–2:00 Bob McLaren: The History of Astronomy on Maunakea