The Subaru Seminar is
usually held in Room 104 of the Hilo Base Facility, adjacent
to the main lobby. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you are
interested in giving a seminar, please contact Subaru seminar organizers
(Tae-Soo Pyo, Sherry Yeh, Nagayoshi Ohashi)
by email : sseminar_at_subaru.naoj.org (please change"_at" to @).
April 25, Friday, at 11:00 am
" Optical Instruments on Large Optical Studies - A Case Study and Prediction about the Future "
Shri R. Kulkarni
(Director of the Caltech Optical Observatories)
In this talk the speaker, SR Kulkarni, first surveys the landscape of optical instruments
on large telescopes. As a case study he uses the published output of the Keck Observatory
and analyzes the impact and productivity of the different instruments. In the second part of
the talk the speaker looks at the cost growth of optical instruments and makes some
predictions of optical astronomical instrumentation.
Seminars are also held at JAC,