• February 02, 2023 07:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Strominger
Title: Third Annual Yip Lecture
Venue: Harvard Science Center

Andrew Strominger will give the Third Annual Yip Lecture on February 2, 2023. Time: 7:00-8:00 pm ET Location: Harvard Science Center (to be confirmed) Registration is required. In-person Registration Zoom Webinar Registration The Yip Lecture takes place thanks to the support of Dr. Shing-Yiu Yip. Andrew Strominger is the Gwill E. York Professor of Physics and a senior faculty member at the Black Hole Initiative at Harvard University. Moderator: Daniel Kapec (Harvard CMSA)   Further details TBA The previous Yip Lecture featured Avi Loeb (Harvard), who spoke on Extraterrestrial Life.

  • April 04, 2022 07:00 PM
Speaker:
Title: Second Annual Yip Lecture: Extraterrestrial Life
Venue: Harvard Science Center

Harvard CMSA hosted the second annual Yip Lecture on April 4, 2022. The Yip Lecture takes place thanks to the support of Dr. Shing-Yiu Yip. This year’s speaker was Avi Loeb (Harvard).   Extraterrestrial Life Abstract: Are we alone? It would be arrogant to think that we are, given that a quarter of all stars host a habitable Earth-size planet. Upcoming searches will aim to detect markers of life in the atmospheres of planets outside the Solar System. We also have unprecedented technologies to detect signs of intelligent civilizations through industrial pollution of planetary atmospheres, space archaeology of debris from dead civilizations or artifacts such as photovoltaic cells that are used to re-distribute light and heat on the…

  • April 18, 2019 04:00 PM
Speaker:
Title: Yip Annual Lecture
Venue: Harvard Science Center

On April 18, 2019 Harvard CMSA hosted the inaugural Yip lecture. The Yip Lecture takes place thanks to the support of Dr. Shing-Yiu Yip. This year’s speaker was Peter Galison (Harvard Physics). The lecture was held from 4:00-5:00pm in Science Center, Hall A. Credit:Bronzwaer/Davelaar/Moscibrodzka/Falcke/Radboud University