2024 Summer Series Public Events have been scheduled! Tickets go on sale on Wednesday April 17th at Noon!
Event Information

Evening with the Stars. Photo (c) Laurie Hatch.

July 7th, 2023  8:30pm

Astronomy Speaker:  Dr. Cyndia Yu

Lecture Information

Dr. Cyndia Yu (Stanford University)

Measuring the Beginning of Time from the Bottom of the World

Cyndia Yu

Cyndia Yu just completed her PhD in physics at Stanford, where she works on building new tools to study the astroparticle universe. Her primary focus is on technology development and data analysis for cosmic microwave background experiments imaging the afterglow of the Big Bang to learn about the early Universe. As a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and Stanford Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education Fellow, she is especially interested in communicating the joys of her work to diverse audiences and striving to make physics accessible to students of all backgrounds.

Ticket Information

Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite starting May 8th, 2023 at Noon.

Join Friends of Lick Observatory (FoLO) and Get Tickets Early
If you’d like to purchase tickets as early as noon on April 27th, 2023, join our Friends of Lick Observatory (FoLO) program by March 1st, 2023. As a thank you for supporting the observatory, you’ll get special access to purchase tickets before they go on sale for the general public.

More information about tickets and pricing is available here.

Program Information

7:30 pm Doors Open Brief Telescope Visits
8:30 pm Science Talk, Lecture Hall History Talk, Great Refractor Telescope Dome
9:30 pm Science Talk (repeated), Lecture Hall Telescope Viewings
10:30 pm History Talk (repeated), Lecture Hall Telescope Viewings
1:00 am Doors Close

Gift shop is open from 7:30pm until 11:30pm.

Detailed Event Program

More general information about the event is available at Evening with the Stars.