Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

The Thomas Gold Lectureship Series

On the occasion of the retirement of the world famous astrophysicist, Tommy Gold, the University established the Thomas Gold Lectureship in Astronomy to bring outstanding scientists to Cornell for brief visits. 

Former Thomas Gold Lecturers

1987-88 Peter Goldreich 
1988-89 Joseph Taylor 
1989-90 Martin Rees 
1990-91 Dennis Sciama 
1991-92 Gordon Pettengill 
1992-93 Tony Hewish 
1993-94 Irwin Shapiro 
1994-95 Wallace Sargent 
1995-96 Lyman Spitzer 
1996-97 Igor Novikov 
1997-98 David Schramm 
1998-99 Mal Ruderman 
1999-00 Bohdan Paczynski 
2000-01 Clifford Will 
2001-02 Frank Shu
2002-03 Vera Rubin
2003-04 Charles Townes
2004-05 Geoff Marcy
2005-06 Roger Blandford
2006-07 Andrew Lyne
2009-10 Don Brownlee
2010-11 Rashid Sunyaev
2011-12 Maria Zuber
2012-13 David Jewitt 
2013-14 J. Richard Bond
2014-15 Reinhard Genzel
2015-16 Simon White
2016-17 Adam Burrows
                                                                                

 

May. 8

TBD

Adam Burrows

May. 11

TBD

Adam Burrows