This page includes science talk recordings from various SOFIA events and tutorials. Click on a title/topic below to jump to the video(s).


Pipeline Week

Recorded talks from Pipeline Week, April 26-29, 2022.

Playlist of 4 talks. Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right of the window to see all talks. Clicking the play button will automatically play all talks.

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SOFIA School

Recorded talks from SOFIA School
February 2-4, 2022

The Landscape of mid-far IR Data and Observatories (Margaret Meixner, SOFIA)

Quick Look Through IRSA (Luisa Rebull, IPAC)

Determining Stellar Parameters with FORCAST (Emma Beasor, NoirLAB)

Nearby Galaxies Photometry, SED Modeling and Dust Temperature (Skarleth Motino-Flores, SOFIA)

Telluric absorption at FIFI LS wavelengths (Dario Fadda, SOFIA)

Comparing [CII] to Important ISM Indicators (Jessica Sutter, SOFIA)

Multi-phase structure and physical conditions of the low-Z ISM (Melanie Chevance, Heidelberg)

Grism Spectroscopy in a Star's Environment, Dust Mineralogy (Chick Woodard, U Minn.)

Morphology of Dust in the Galactic Center (Matt Hankins, Arkansas Tech)

How to Understand HAWC+ Data (Sachin Shenoy, SOFIA)

Observing Magnetic Fields with Interstellar Polarization (Terry Jones, U Minn)

What polarimetric data can tell us -- Magnetized Turbulence (Jordan Guerra, Villanova)

How to Recognize and Calibrate out Artifacts from Terrestrial Contribution at EXES Wavelengths (Curtis De Witt, SOFIA)

Rotational Ladder in IC63 (Archana Soam, IIA and Janik Karoly, UCL)

Determining Column Densities from Absorption Line Spectroscopy (David Neufeld and Arshia Jacob, Johns Hopkins)

Understanding GREAT data products (Juan Luis Verbena, University of Cologne)

Kinematics in Massive Star Forming Regions (Maitraiyee Tiwari, UMD)

Velocity-Resolved Spectroscopy of Shocks (William Reach, SOFIA)

Signal, Noise and Artifacts in FORCAST Images (James Radomski, SOFIA) - talk given March 8, 2022.

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SOFIA Winter Meeting 2022

Recorded talks from the SOFIA Winter Meeting held January 10-13, 2022 in place of the cancelled AAS 239th meeting.

Press conference: A Map of the Molecular Ring and Arms of a Spiral Galaxy (Jessica Sutter, USRA)

Special Session: The extreme ISM in the inner 200 pc of the Galaxy

Playlist of 6 talks. Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right of the window to see all talks. Clicking the play button will automatically play all talks.

Best SOFIA Thesis: The formation and dispersal of dense gas in star forming regions

Best SOFIA Paper: The Magnetic Field Across The Molecular Warped Disk of Centaurus A

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SOFIA Science Series Workshop 1: Rock, Dust and Ice: Interpreting planetary data

March 23-26, 2021

Pre-Recorded Talks

Playlist of 18 talks. Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right of the window to see all talks. Clicking the play button will automatically play all talks.

Live Talk Recordings

Playlist of 23 talks. Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right of the window to see all talks. Clicking the play button will automatically play all talks.

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SOFIA Science Series Workshop 2: Magnetic Fields and the Structure of the Filamentary Interstellar Medium

June 22-25, 2021

Pre-Recorded Talks

Playlist of 38 talks. Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right of the window to see all talks. Clicking the play button will automatically play all talks.

Live Talk Recordings

Playlist of 34 talks. Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right of the window to see all talks. Clicking the play button will automatically play all talks.

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SOFIA Science Series Workshop 3: Evolved Stars and their Circumstellar Environments

December 14-17, 2021

Live Talk Recordings

Playlist of 37 talks. Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right of the window to see all talks. Clicking the play button will automatically play all talks.

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Science from the Stratosphere: What's New with SOFIA

AAS 238th Meeting webinar (Margaret Meixner, USRA)

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SOFIA/ALMA Summer Series

June-July 2021

Extragalactic magnetism with ALMA and SOFIA (Enrique López-Rodriguez, KIPAC/Stanford)

Far-infrared Ionized Carbon Emission: the Missing Piece of the ISM Puzzle (Alberto Bolatto, UMD)

Accretion outburst from a massive protostar: a sequence of extraordinary observational results (Todd Hunter, NRAO)

The Force Awakens: How a Growing Black Hole Affects its Host Galaxy (Allison Kirkpatrick, Kansas University)

Tracing the formation and evolution of planetary debris disks with multiwavelength approaches (Kate Su, University of Arizona)

Mapping the surfaces properties of icy and rocky Solar System worlds (Katherine de Kleer, Caltech)

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SOFIA: Science from the Stratosphere 

AAS 237th Meeting webinar (James De Buizer, USRA)

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Exploring the Mid-IR Galactic Center with SOFIA Legacy Maps 

AAS 237th Meeting webinar (James Radomski and Nicole Karnath, USRA)

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IRSA SOFIA Science Archive Tutorials

Playlist of 8 tutorials. Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right of the window to see all talks. Clicking the play button will automatically play all talks.

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SOFIA Proposal Tutorials

Preparing a FIFI-LS Observation

FORCAST (5-40 μm): Preparing Imaging/Spectroscopy Proposals

Preparing HAWC+ AORs

GREAT Example: Mapping the Horsehead Nebula

Planning an EXES Observation

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