Various dates and times.
Our department holds weekly colloquia featuring talks by our faculty and guest speakers from other institutions. We also host a Public Lecture Series.
Stargazing at the Melton Observatory
Monday Nights 9-11 p.m.
This historic observatory on the Horseshoe of the USC Columbia campus is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 9 to 11 p.m., weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! More Information.