Hogg Lecture

Helen Sawyer Hogg Memorial Lecture

Year Location Organization Speaker Topic
 2018  Calgary  RASC  Emily Lakdawalla  The Golden Age of Solar System Exploration
 2017  Edmonton  CASCA  Dr. Fiona Harrison  From Spinning Black Holes to Exploding Stars: A New View of the High Energy Universe
 2016  London  RASC  Dr. Ann Hornschemeier  All the X-ray binaries in the Universe
 2015  Hamilton  CASCA  Dr. Roberto  Abraham  First Results from Dragonfly
2014 Victoria RASC Dr. Laura Ferrarese The Hidden Lives of Galaxies
2013 Vancouver CASCA Dr. Malcolm Longair Cosmology - its tortuous history, glorious present and bright future
2012 Edmonton RASC Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell Will the World End in 2012? The Astronomical Evidence [Video]
2011 London CASCA Dr. Dimitar Sasselov Kepler Mission
2010 Fredericton RASC Dr. René Doyon First Images of Exoplanets
2009 Toronto  CASCA Dr. Lawrence Krauss Life, the Universe, and Nothing
2008 Toronto RASC Dr. Phil Plait Bad Astronomy
2007 Kingston CASCA Dr. Steven Squyres Science Results from the Mars Exploration Rover Mission
2006 Ottawa RASC Dr. Alan R. Hildebrand Hunting for Doomsday asteroids from Earth and Space
2005 Montreal CASCA Dr. Michel Mayor Des planètes gazeuses aux planètes rocheuses: Dix ans de découvertes de planètes extrasolaires
2004 St. John's RASC Dr. Sara Schechner Politics and the Dimensions of the Solar System: John Winthrop's Observations of the Transits of Venus Expedition to St. John's, June 1761
2003 Waterloo CASCA Dr. Michael Shara Stellar Promiscuity and Destruction
2002 Montreal RASC Dr. Paul Hodge Barnard's Galaxy: Its Mysteries Revealed
2001 Toronto CASCA Dr. Jill Tarter Pulling Signals out of Noise
2000 Winnipeg RASC Dr. Wendy Freedman The Age and Size of the Universe
1999 Halifax CASCA Dr. Paul Chodas The Impact Threat and Public Perception [JRASC]
1998 Victoria RASC Dr. David Crampton Exploring the Frontiers of the Universe with new Eyes [JRASC]
1997 Edmonton CASCA Dr. Vera Rubin What Hubble Didn't Know About Our Galaxy
1996 Edmonton RASC Dr. Werner Israel Black Holes
1995 Penticton CASCA David Levy Springtime on Jupiter: A Personal Perspective on Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9
1994 St. John's RASC Dr. George Efstathiou The Origin of Galaxies
1993 Victoria CASCA Dr. Margaret Geller Mapping the Universe: So Many Galaxies, So Little Time [JRASC]
1992 Calgary RASC Dr. Alan R. Hildebrand The Cretaceous/Tertiary Boundary Impact (or the Dinosaurs Didn't have a Chance) [JRASC]
1991 Toronto CASCA Dr. Kimmo Innanen The Prediction and Discovery of a Martian Trojan Asteroid [JRASC]
1990 Ottawa RASC Dr. Joseph Veverka Exploring Our Solar System The Voyager Adventure [JRASC]
1989 Montreal CASCA Dr. Roger Cayrel La Construction de Télescope Canada-France-Hawaii [JRASC]
1988 Victoria RASC Dr. Hubert Reeves The Early Moments of the Universe [JRASC]
1987 Vancouver CASCA Dr. René Racine Small is Beautiful the Quest for High Resolution Imaging in Astronomy
1986 Winnipeg RASC Dr. Barry Madore The Hubble Space Telescope [JRASC]
1985 Toronto CASCA Dr. Owen Gingerich The Mysterious Nebulae 1610-1924 [JRASC]


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