About the talk
California Institute of Technology, USA
About the speaker
Nick Scoville is the Francis L. Moseley Professor of Astronomy at Caltech and departmental chair. His research interests include interstellar molecular clouds, the star formation which occurs in these clouds, interacting ultraluminous-infrared galaxies and active galactic nuclei. His main hobby outside of astronomy is steel sculptural welding. He works
on the Hubble Heritage Project, and the Cosmic Evolution Survey multi-wavelength deep-field study of galaxies in the early universe.