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:

2019 - April 27

Alice Quillen

Cracking Moons, Splashing Rubble Asteroids and Tipping

2018 - April 28

Matt Holman

Surprises from the Outer Solar System

2017 - April 29

Konstantin Batygin

Planet Nine from Outer Space

2014 - January 22

David Merritt

Getting things into black holes