Benjamin Dean Astronomy Lectures - Another Pale Blue Dot: The Search for Exoplanets

, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
SETI scientist and exoplanet expert Dr. Franck Marchis on the high-tech hunt for worlds like our own.

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The purpose of the American Geophysical Union is to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.

Kepler’s Legacy: Two Steps Closer in our Search for ET

Fifty-seven years ago, in 1961, a small conference of astronomers sat down and hashed out what we would need to know to determine how many civilizations there could be in our galaxy presently capable of communicating with us.
image of Kepler against dark background

The End of Kepler – It’s not over yet but it’s happening soon!

The Kepler space telescope, which was launched in March 2009, is the tenth NASA Discovery mission and the first dedicated to searching for and studying exoplanets.

50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) brings together international specialists in petrology, geochemistry, geophysics, geology and astronomy to present the latest results of research in planetary science. Program to be announced.

Kepler & K2 Science Conference V

, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The meeting will be a celebration of Kepler's 10 years in space. Stay tuned for further information! Program to be announced.NOTE: Conference registration is required.

Science with HabEx: UV to Near-Infrared Space Astronomy in the 2030s

, 12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) is one of four concepts currently under study by NASA in preparation for the 2020 Astrophysics Decadal Survey.
HiCIBaS Balloon, Launched in 2014

Is it Possible to See Other Worlds from the Stratosphere? HiCIBaS: The First Proof of Concept to Fly Soon

Space-based telescopes are key to efforts to image and characterize exoplanets -- planets that orbit stars other than Earth’s Sun. But these endeavors come at a great cost—and are not always affordable to astronomers who are pressed for funds to launch such telescopes.

July 14-22, 2018 COSPAR 2018: Committee on Space Research

, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COSPAR's objectives are to promote on an international level scientific research in space, with emphasis on the exchange of results, information and opinions, and to provide a forum, open to all scientists, for the discussion of problems that may affect scientific space research.