Colloquia and Seminars


Astronomy Colloquia

Reviews of the latest astronomical research by visiting scholars are typically held each Thursday afternoon during the autumn and spring semesters. For more information on topics, times, and location, see the Astronomy Colloquium Schedule.


Astro Coffee

Get your morning dose of caffeine & join in the lively discussion of the latest astronomical results at Astro Coffee. Held each morning at 10:30 AM. See the Astro Coffee Page for more information.

Coffee Discussion

Astronomy Journal Club

Informal Friday lunch-time reviews of new research results appearing in the astronomical journals presented by OSU students, postdocs, and faculty.  Held at 1:50pm - 2:50pm in McPherson Lab Room 1015.

Diversity Journal Club

Monthly presentations/discussions of topics broadly related to diversity and inclusion led by department members or visitors. Held on Wednesdays at 12:45 - 1:45pm in McPherson Lab Room 4054.

CCAPP Seminars

The Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics Research talks, hosted by the Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP), are held each Tuesday at 11:30 AM in the Physics Research Building Rm 4138.  See the CCAPP Seminar schedule for details.


Making Space For All

This new astronomy webinar series features the work and voices of underrepresented scientists and students in the astrophysics community. Join Anna Voelker, the Department of Astronomy's and CCAPP's Coordinator of Outreach Programs, for public Q&A sessions and live astronomy interviews each Thursday at 3:00 PM ET.

In these times of social distancing and making space between us, we will be answering your astronomy questions and sharing the wonders of space across space! We are dedicated to Making Space for All through inclusive and accessible astronomy webinars.

For the schedule of talks and more information see Making Space for All.