This lecture series highlights the latest advances in our knowledge of the universe by presenting the work of scientists working at the cutting edge of astrophysics.

Past Events

Monday, May 14, 2018

Lectures and Talks

By studying and compiling “snapshots” from nearby stars, Alycia Weinberger takes us on a journey back in time to the origins of planets.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Lectures and Talks

Join PHD Comics creator Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson as they explore everything we don’t know about the universe with popular infographics, cartoons, and entertaining and lucid explanations of science.

View all past events »

Past Offerings

Frontiers Lecture: Demystifying Black Holes

Frontiers Lecture: Demystifying Black Holes

December 11, 2017

Sold out - From gravitational raditation to X-ray binary star systems, Steven Gubser and Frans Pretorius use creative thought experiments to explain the fantastical properties of black holes, and how the same qualities that capture the public imagination inform today’s research.

Support for the Frontiers Lecture series is provided by the Schaffner Family and the Horace W. Goldsmith Endowment Fund.