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Oort Lecture

In memory of the famous Dutch astronomer, the Jan Hendrik Oort Fund and the Leiden Observatory organise the annual Oort Lecture. This lecture is intended for a broad audience with an interest in astronomy and is given each year by a leading astronomer.

Practical information
 

Locatiom Academy building, Groot Auditorium
Time 20.00-21.00
Frequency yearly
Language English
Register? Yes
Specifics Drinks afterwards

Previous editions

21 Sep 2023
Greedy Supermassive Black Holes
Fran├žoise Combes
Watch lecture: part 1/2, part 2/2

14 Sep 2022
Supermassive Black Holes and Where to Find Them
James Moran (Harvard University)
Watch lecture

17 Apr 2019
Starquakes and Exoplanets in our Milky Way
Conny Aerts

26 Apr 2018
The Search for Life on Planets Around Other Stars
James Kasting

11 May 2017: Imke de Pater
22 Apr 2016: Joe Silk
23 Apr 2015: Carlos Frenk
15 May 2014: Neal J. Evans
30 May 2013: Louis Allamandola
10 May 2012: Sandra Faber
31 Mar 2011: James Binney
29 Apr 2010: Richard S. Ellis
21 Apr 2009: Bruce Draine
23 Apr 2008: Simon White
18 Apr 2007: Scott Tremaine
24 Apr 2006: Roger Blandford
28 Apr 2005: Anneila Sargent
29 Apr 2004: Rashid Sunyaev
25 Apr 2003: Alex Dalgarno
25 Apr 2002: Jim Gunn
25 Apr 2001: Jim Peebles
25 Apr 2000: Reinhard Genzel
25 Apr 1999: Oort Lecture: Sir Martin J. Rees
25 Apr 1998: Jeremy R. Mould
25 Apr 1997: Ronald D. Ekers
25 Apr 1996: Frank H. Shu
25 Apr 1995: Vera C. Rubin
25 Apr 1994: Kenneth C. Freeman
25 Apr 1993: Oort Lecture: Bernard F. Burke
25 Apr 1992: Donald Lynden-Bell
25 Apr 1991: Maarten Schmidt
25 Apr 1990: Lodewijk Woltjer

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