Boris Garfinkel Lectures

The Boris Garfinkel Lectureship allows for a researcher in the field of dynamical astronomy to be invited for up to a week as a guest Lecturer in the Yale Astronomy Department.  The Lectureship was made possible by a gift from Boris Garfinkel, PhD ’43.  

Past Garfinkel Lecturers have been:

Date

Lecturer

Keynote talk

2017 - April 29

Konstantin Batygin Planet Nine from Outer Space

2014 - January 22

David Merritt

Getting things into black holes