USNO Scientific Colloquia
Time and Place: Unless otherwise noted, colloquia will take place from 11:00 am-12:00 noon in USNO's Building 56 large conference room. Colloquia will be preceded by coffee starting around 10:30 am and will be followed by lunch at a local restaurant.
Directions: Directions to the observatory can be found here.
Security Requirements: Visiting colloquium attendees must have a USNO sponsor. Please contact a USNO point-of-contact with whom you are acquainted, and request that he/she submit your name to the Colloquium Coordinator at least two days prior to the colloquium. Visitors without sponsorship will not be authorized entry onto the U.S. Naval Observatory grounds. All visitors must have a picture identification and will be given a visitor's badge at the gate which must be worn at all times and returned to the Security Police on your departure. Add additional time prior to arriving at the colloquium for issuance of a visitors badge and vehicle inspections. Non-U.S. citizens must be sponsored by two USNO sponsors.
Additional Information: If you have questions, send an e-mail to the Colloquium Coordinator.
- The Pluto System and the Kuiper Belt; what have we learned from New Horizons? Mar 24, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM — USNO, Building 56, Large Conference Room,
- Dr. Dennis Reuter, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
- Elegant Explosions: A Radio View of Classical Novae Mar 30, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM — USNO, Building 56, Large Conference Room,
- Dr. Justin Linford, Department of Physics, George Washington University, Washington, DC