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Hanging out on the Frontier of Astronomy

I'm giving my first public astronomy lecture on June 30! I've actually known about this for a while, but they finally finished the posters last week and put them online.

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The lecture will be video recorded, so I'll post the video if I can. But if you happen to be in Honolulu on the 30th, stop by for the talk!

Comments

mama mia said…
Wow! Love the poster! want a copy if possible....John, I hope you are able to post a link the video, as I'd love to hear the talk.
karinms said…
That is SO COOL! You should get a framed copy of the poster. Its a really nice poster. I'm looking forward to watching it online. Good luck!!
blissful_e said…
Way to go, Dr Johnson!

I'm sure it will be a terrific talk and I hope you can post the video so we can learn all about exoplanets!
Marshall said…
Wow, that's an awesome poster. You clearly are giving a far more stylish public talk than the one I gave two months ago in Ventura. (And surely with much cooler and more exciting science, to boot. ) Good luck on it! Having just done this myself, it was a complete blast, with a super enthusiastic audience who kept asking really great questions. (Though not necessarily all related to the subject of my talk - the questions eventually drifted into "ask an astronomer anything" mode, challenging my ability to explain cosmology...)

Heh, in fact I thought of you at one point during that night. There was this one cute-but-insecure retired gentleman, who kept prefacing every question with "I know this is probably a stupid question but... <insert really good question>". At one point, he asked something along the lines of "I know this is probably a silly question, but do different kinds of stars have different kinds of planets?" Well, there's this guy I know in Hawaii you might want to ask about that... :-)
fayebean said…
That is so cool!! I especially love the part "Dr. Johnson"!!! Other people have to call you that!! Do you ever get over how cool that is!! Have fun and good luck!!
fayebean said…
That is so cool!! I especially love the part "Dr. Johnson" in the description!! Other people have to call you that!! Do you ever get over how cool that is? Have fun and good luck!!

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