Postcards from the Universe

A series of lectures will be presented at 7:00 p.m. each month at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.  When an abstract is available for a lecture, the title will link to it.

If you have questions about these lectures, please contact Cindy Pack by email at or by phone at 405-325-6440.

Admission is free and open to the public. Tickets are not needed.




Jan 25 Dr. Kerry Magruder/Brent Purkaple Historic Star Atlas Stories
Feb 22 Dr. Greg Rudnick The Evolution of Galaxies Over the Last 10 Billion Years
University of Kansas
Mar 08 Dr. Scott Ransom Surfing Gravitational Waves with Pulsars
National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
Apr 05 Dr. Scott Sheppard Beyond Pluto: The Hunt for Planet X
Carnegie Institute of Washington
May 24 Dr. Karen Leighly Space Is Big (Data)
Jun 14 Nick Lazarro Amateur Astronomy
Ten Acre Observatory
Jul 19 Dr. Nate Kaib The Solar System's Adolescent Years
Aug 16 Dr. Ferah Munshi Modelling Galaxy Evolution
Sep 13 Dr. Amanda Moffett Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and Gravitational Lensing
Vanderbilt University
Oct 18 Dr. Neinke van der Marel Formation of Stars and Solar Systems
NRC Herzberg
Nov 15 Dr. Bonnie Meinke The James Webb Space Telescope: Searching for Life
Space Telescope Science Institute
Dec 13 Dr. John Wisniewski The Search for Habitable Planets