Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

The Salpeter Lectureship Series

The Salpeter Lecture Series was established in 1998 to honor Professor Edwin E. Salpeter, one of the most important astrophysicists of the 20th century. Under the auspices of the lectureship, distinguished astronomers and astrophysicists are invited to visit Cornell for one to two weeks.

Former Salpeter Lecturers

1999 Sterl Phinney (CalTech)
2000 Lars Bildsten (Univ. California-Berkeley)
2001 Dave Stevenson (CalTech)
2002 John Carlstrom (Univ. Chicago) 
2003 Shri Kulkarni (CalTech) 
2004 Andrea Ghez (UCLA) 
2005 Victoria Kaspi (McGill) 
2006 Avi Loeb (Harvard)
2007 Jonathan Lunine (Univ. of Arizona)
2008 Alexei Filippenko (Univ. California-Berkeley)
2009 Gilles Chabrier, (ENS Lyon) 
2010 David Spergel, (Princeton University)
2011 Sara Seager, (MIT)
2012 Elliot Quataert (UC Berkeley)
2013 Eve Ostriker (Princeton)
2014 Adam Showman (University of Arizona)
2015 Daniel Eisenstein (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)

 

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