Palomar Science Meeting 2018
08 – 11 July 2018
Palomar Observatory and Cahill Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Caltech
Celebrating the Observatory's 70 years of discovery, the Palomar Science Meeting 2018 (PSM2018) will be a forum for all Palomar astronomers and constituencies to share and discuss their results involving Palomar data.
The PSM2018 program is now set.
Events on the first day (08 July) will be held at Palomar, and focus on the celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Hale Telescope Dedication (03 June 1948), 70th anniversary of first light for the Samuel Oschin Telescope (24 September 1948), and the start of science operations for the Zwicky Transient Facility. The remaining three days (09 – 11 July) will be in Pasadena at the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, and include plenary Palomar science sessions and topical workshops of interest to the broad Palomar partnership.
In particular a focused Tuesday 10 July afternoon public session will include keynote speakers (Ronald Florence, author of “The Perfect Machine”, and Robert Kirshner of the Moore Foundation) and the Dedication of the Zwicky Transient Facility.
The PSM2018 format will include both sessions with invited and contributed talks, and display areas for poster contributions.
Registration for this meeting is closed.
PSM2018 will support live streaming and recorded video for the Pasadena (09--11 July) sessions. Please see the 'Streaming Video' link in the left navigation menu.
PSM2018 Confirmed Speakers
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