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Institute of Astronomy


A Celebration of 50 years of the Institute of Astronomy, Sunday, 21 July 2024 - Friday, 26 July 2024

Join us for "IoA50: New Frontiers of Astronomy," a special celebration marking 50 years of pioneering advancements at the Institute of Astronomy.

This event promises an exciting blend of scientific discussions and public talks, all centered around the future of astronomy.

You can complete this form to register your interest in the IoA50: New Frontiers of Astronomy.

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Alis Deason, Durham University, Durham, UK

  • Michaël Gillon, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium

  • Lisa Kaltenegger, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

  • Léon Koopmans, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

  • Sera Markoff, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Pascal Oesch, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Raymond Pierrehumbert, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  • Andrew Pontzen, University College London, UK

  • Sara Seager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts, USA 

  • Volker Springel, Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany

  • Risa Wechsler, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, California, USA