Gerard van Belle

Astronomer
Lowell Observatory
Participates in 1 Session

Dr. van Belle is an astronomer at the Lowell Observatory, and Chief Scientist of the Navy Precision Optical Interferometer, both in Flagstaff, Arizona.  He is an internationally recognized expert in the construction and use of optical telescope arrays, for carrying out astronomical observations at the highest levels of spatial resolution.  His telescope projects have been pioneering in the fields of stellar surface imaging and characterization of exoplanet host stars.  At home he is a not-quite-incompetent homebrewer, and is restoring a vintage pinball machine.

Sessions in which Gerard van Belle participates

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
12:00
12:00
The Real Dirt on Exoplanets 50 minutes 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)
Academic
Science/TechnologyAcademic

Sessions in which Gerard van Belle attends

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
14:00
14:00
Chronology of Calendars 50 minutes 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 4 (Webinar)
Panel
Science/Technology

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
11:00
11:00
Staying Closer to Home: Science Fiction in the Solar System 50 minutes 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 2 (Webinar)
Panel
Science Fiction/Fantasy
16:00
16:00
17:00
17:00
How to End the World on $500 50 minutes 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 1 (Webinar)
Panel
Science/Technology

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
9:00
9:00
COVID-19: A Great Filter? 50 minutes 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 1 (Webinar)
Panel
Science/Technology
10:00
10:00
Ask a Scientist 50 minutes 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 1 (Webinar)
Panel
Science/Technology
13:00
13:00
David Brin Power Hour 1 hour 13:00 NZST  -  14:00 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 3 (Webinar)
Talk
14:00
14:00
Engineering and the Human Conquest of Hostile Environments 50 minutes 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)
Academic
Academic

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
17:00
17:00
Essentials of TARDIS Engineering 50 minutes 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 1 (Webinar)
Presentation
Science/TechnologyMedia

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington