This list includes seminars, colloquia, guest lectures, and other kinds of informal presentations.
  • Cranmer, S. R. "Plasma Unbound: New Insights into Heating the Solar Corona and Accelerating the Solar Wind," October 7, 2019, University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences Colloquium. [A PDF version of this talk's slides are here.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "TREC Educational Efforts: Across Campus and Beyond," April 1, 2019, Space Weather TREC Science Advisory Board (SAB) Meeting, University of Colorado Boulder.

  • Cranmer, S. R., DeForest, C. E., Gibson, S. E., de Koning, C., Pizzo, V., and the PUNCH Science Team, 2019, "Imaging the Corona and Young Solar Wind in 3D with PUNCH," March 12, 2019, poster presented at Boulder Solar Day, High Altitude Observatory.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "TREC Educational Efforts: Across Campus and Beyond," February 28, 2019, Space Weather TREC Strategic Review Meeting, University of Colorado Boulder.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," November 28, 2018, Colloquium, Columbia University Department of Astronomy.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," October 25, 2018, University of Colorado Boulder, Faculty Research Talk.

  • Cranmer, S. R., three lectures for the 2018 Boulder Space Weather Summer School: (1) "Introduction and Overview," (2) "The Solar Atmosphere," and (3) "Modeling the Solar Wind and IMF with WSA-ENLIL." July 9-20, 2018, High Altitude Observatory.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar-type Coronae and Winds: Current Thoughts," May 31, 2018, ISSI Team Meeting on the Solar and Stellar Wind Connection: Heating Processes and Angular Momentum Loss (Skype talk).

  • Cranmer, S. R. "What do we know about the Physics of Energy Transport in Solar/Stellar Coronae and Winds?" April 3, 2018, talk at NSO's monthly Solar Focus Meeting, Boulder. [A PDF version of this talk's slides are here.]

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Parker Solar Probe: Will it Revolutionize Our Understanding of the Sun (and Exoplanets?)," March 15, 2018, invited presentation at Boulder Solar Day, High Altitude Observatory.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Ripples in the Solar Wind," December 4, 2017, University of Colorado Boulder, talk given at the annual APS Dept Undergraduate Research Symposium.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," November 2, 2017, University of Colorado Boulder, Faculty Research Talk.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Did Coronal Mass Ejections Contribute to the Young Sun's Mass Loss?" February 15, 2017, talk at the CU/NSO Solar-Stellar Connections Workshop, Boulder.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "How Will DKIST Help Validate or Falsify Models of Coronal Heating From Waves/Turbulence?" February 14, 2017, talk at NSO's monthly Solar Focus Meeting, Boulder.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "The Sun and its Extreme Space Weather," December 1 and 2, 2016, Fiske Planetarium, University of Colorado Boulder, live faculty talk.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Circumstellar Turbulence: Is There Anything It Can't Do?" October 13, 2016, Colloquium, High Altitude Observatory (HAO).

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Predictions for Dusty Mass Loss from Asteroids during Close Encounters with Solar Probe Plus," October 7, 2016, science talk presented at the Solar Probe Plus (SPP) Science Working Group (SWG) teleconference.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," September 23, 2016, University of Colorado Boulder, Faculty Research Talk. [with highlights from a recent NASA press release, with cool movies]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Solar Wind Acceleration: Puzzles, Progress, and (DKIST) Prospects," August 3, 2016, National Solar Observatory Brown Bag Lunch Talk, Boulder. [A PDF version of this talk's slides are here.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Hale Collaborative Graduate Education (COLLAGE) Program Update," May 11, 2016, National Solar Observatory Users' Committee Meeting, Boulder.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Can the Solar Wind be Driven by Magnetic Reconnection in the Sun's Magnetic Carpet?" January 5, 2016, University of Colorado Boulder, talk given at weekly solar group meeting, summarizing results from this paper.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," October 20, 2015, University of Colorado Boulder, Faculty Research Talk. [For the Powerpoint slides and accompanying movies, see this directory.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Coronal Science: Preparing for the DKIST Era," October 15, 2015, DKIST 2015 Science Working Group Meeting, Boulder, Colorado. [A PDF version of this talk's slides are here.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Solar Magnetism and Activity: Progress, Puzzles, and Prospects," September 2, 2015, HAO: Past, Present, and Future, three-day celebration of the 75th anniversary of the High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, Colorado. [See the talk's PDF slides, or a youtube video link.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," May 7, 2015, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) Seminar. (Video link to the talk.)

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Solar Wind Turbulent Dissipation: A Collisionless Zoo," April 28, 2015, University of Colorado Boulder, LASP Friends of the Magnetosphere (FOM) Seminar. [For the Powerpoint slides and accompanying movies, see this directory.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Solar and Stellar Winds: Progress, Puzzles, and Prospects," March 5, 2015, University of Colorado Boulder, LASP Science Seminar. [For the Powerpoint slides and accompanying movies, see this directory.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," January 27, 2015, University of Colorado Boulder, Faculty Research Talk. [For the Powerpoint slides and accompanying movies, see this directory.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Stellar Winds Across the H-R Diagram," July 3, 2014, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Summer Colloquium.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Sweeping Overview of Plasma Diagnostics in Solar Physics and Astrophysics," May 5, 2014, New England Space Science Consortium (NESSC) meeting on Diagnostics in Laboratory, Heliospheric, and Astrophysical Plasmas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," February 20, 2014, University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences Colloquium.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Solar and Stellar Winds," November 20, 2013, Colloquium, High Altitude Observatory (HAO). (Video link to the talk.)

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of Coronal Heating and the Solar Wind," October 29, 2013, New England Space Science Consortium (NESSC) meeting on Turbulence in Laboratory, Heliospheric, and Astrophysical Plasmas, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Studying the Sun: Why and How?" October 17, 2013, Solar BigData Video Conference, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Turbulence as a Unifying Principle in Coronal Heating and Solar/Stellar Wind Acceleration," April 29, 2013, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Sciences Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "How Stars Gain Mass," April 15, 2013, Overview talk given to visiting students and faculty from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Turbulent Origins of the Solar Wind," April 3, 2013, Brown University Astrophysics Seminar Series ("BASS"), Providence, Rhode Island.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Turbulent Origins of the Solar Wind," July 27, 2012, Tutorial Talk for Solar REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) summer students.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Scientific Objectives and Approach for Understanding the Production of the Solar Wind," January 26, 2012, CPI Team Meeting, L-3 Communications, Wilmington, Massachusetts.

  • Kohl, J. L., and Cranmer, S. R., "The Coronal Physics Investigator (CPI): A New Vision for Understanding Solar Wind Acceleration," October 31, 2011, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Sciences Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of the Sun's Hot Corona and the Solar Wind," September 22, 2011, Boston University, Center for Space Physics Seminar. [Powerpoint slides (10 MB) of the talk are available]

  • Cranmer, S. R. "The Solar Corona and the Solar Wind," April 18, 2011, Overview talk given to visiting students and faculty from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "The Solar Probe Plus Theory and Modeling Team: Exploring Predictions and Controversies," March 8, 2011, talk given at the 2nd SWEAP Science Team Meeting, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulent Origins of the Sun's Hot Corona and the Solar Wind," February 21, 2011, Colloquium, University of Iowa, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy. [Powerpoint slides of the talk are available]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "A Pulsational Mechanism for Producing Keplerian Disks Around Rapidly Rotating Stars," November 18, 2010, talk at the Harvard-Smithsonian CfA ITC (Institute for Theory and Computation) Thursday Luncheon. [Powerpoint slides of the talk are available]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Recent Progress in Wave/Turbulence Driven Models of Solar Wind Acceleration," November 1, 2010, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Sciences Division Seminar. [Powerpoint slides of the talk are available]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulence and Kinetic Plasma Physics in the Solar Corona and Solar Wind," June 30, 2010, guest lecture at R. Narayan group meeting, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA ITC (Institute for Theory and Computation).

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Planet-Star Interactions: Magnetic Fields and Winds," April 19, 2010, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA ITC (Institute for Theory and Computation) Monday Pizza Lunch Talk.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Plasma Unbound: New Insights into Heating the Solar Corona and Accelerating the Solar Wind," March 31, 2010, University of New Hampshire, Space Science Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Solar Physics: Our Nearest Star at the CfA," February 16, 2010, Harvard Graduate Student Research Forum (GSRF) chalkboard talk [with one-page handout].

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Coronal Heating on the Sun and T Tauri Stars: A Solved Problem?", October 21, 2009, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA ITC (Institute for Theory and Computation) Forum talk.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Plasma Unbound: New Insights into Heating the Solar Atmosphere and Accelerating the Solar Wind," March 27, 2009, Weekly Seminar, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Center for Atmospheric Research.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Plasma Unbound: New Insights into Coronal Heating and Solar/Stellar Winds," March 4, 2009, Colloquium, High Altitude Observatory (HAO).

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Plasma Physics in the Solar System," February 9, 2009, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA ITC (Institute for Theory and Computation) Monday Pizza Lunch Talk. [powerpoint slides, and other supporting material, is online here]

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Solar/Stellar Winds: An Overview," October 27, 2008, New England Space Science Consortium (NESSC), meeting 17, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "MHD Turbulence in the Solar Corona and Solar Wind," April 7, 2008, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA ITC (Institute for Theory and Computation) Turbulence Meeting.

  • Cranmer, S. R., "Turbulence-driven Polar Winds from T Tauri Stars Energized by Magnetospheric Accretion," January 28, 2008, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Sciences Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Plasma Unbound: New Insights into Heating the Solar Corona and Accelerating the Solar Wind," October 19, 2007, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) Seminar, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Plasma Unbound: New Insights into Heating the Solar Corona and Accelerating the Solar Wind," October 18, 2007, Colloquium, University of California Berkeley, Astronomy Department.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Origin and Heating of the Solar Wind," June 11-13, 2007, two hour-long lectures for the 2007 NSO/UA Solar Physics Summer School in Sunspot, New Mexico. [Presentations, movies, and various handouts are available.]

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Turbulence and wave dissipation in the chromosphere, corona, and solar wind," July 11, 2006, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar and Stellar Physics Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Alfven Waves from Photosphere to Heliosphere: Past, Present and Future," July 1, 2006, Hollweg Symposium, Durham, NH.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Leaky Stars: Pulsations, Waves, and Turbulence in Stellar Winds across the H-R Diagram," March 9, 2006, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Colloquium. [abstract and RealPlayer video of presentation . . . see also the powerpoint file of this talk]

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Exploring the Solar Wind with Ultraviolet Light," 18 January 2006, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, DS-3 Science Lecture Series. [Talk viewgraphs, in Adobe PDF format, are also available.]

  • Cranmer, S. R., van Ballegooijen, A. A., and the UVCS/SOHO Team, "Alfvenic Turbulence in the Fast Solar Wind: from Cradle to Grave," 10 May 2005, seminar presented at the Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California Berkeley. [Talk viewgraphs, in Adobe PDF format, are also available.]

  • Cranmer, S. R. "New Analytic Solutions to Classic Problems in Solar and Stellar Physics," 18 October 2004, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar and Stellar Physics Division Seminar.

  • Kohl, J. L., and Cranmer, S. R. "Scientific Computing in the UVCS Group," 14 April 2004, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, presentation for visit of Dennis Shaw (Smithsonian Chief Information Officer).

  • Cranmer, S. R. "SOHO Observations of Ion Heating and MHD Turbulence in the Solar Corona," 19 March 2004, Bartol Research Institute, Fluids and Plasmas Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "SOHO Observations of Ion Heating and MHD Turbulence in the Solar Corona," 20 November 2003, General Seminar, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Exploring the Solar Wind with Ultraviolet Light," 19 November 2003, Special Space Science Lecture, Southern University (Dept. of Physics and Timbuktu Academy), Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

  • van Ballegooijen, A. A. and Cranmer, S. R. "UVCS Observations of Ion Heating in the Solar Corona," review talk at NSF Physics Frontier Center Workshop, Chicago, Illinois, September 8-10, 2003. [Talk viewgraphs, in Adobe PDF format, are also available.]

  • Cranmer, S. R. "The Sun and the Solar Wind," 3 April 2003, Overview talk on SAO solar physics research to visiting undergraduate study group from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, the Netherlands.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "The Solar Corona: A Plasma Physics Proving Ground," 21 October 2002, Colloquium, University of Iowa, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "The UVCS/SOHO and ASCE Missions," 8 October 2002, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, presentation for visit of Dr. David Evans (Smithsonian Institution Under Secretary for Science).

  • Cranmer, S. R. "A Possible Source of Angular Momentum for Keplerian Decretion Disks around Be Stars," 13 May 2002, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar and Stellar Physics Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Next Generation Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of the Extended Solar Corona: Plasma Diagnostics and Physical Processes," 2 June 2001, presentation to the National Research Council CSSP Solar and Heliospheric Panel, Boston, Massachusetts. [Talk viewgraphs, in Adobe PDF format, are also available.]

  • Cranmer, S. R. "A Unified Formation Scenario for Plumes and Jets in the Solar Corona," 12 March 2001, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar and Stellar Physics Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Non-Maxwellian Velocity Distributions in the Solar Corona," 6 November 2000, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar and Stellar Physics Division Seminar. [Talk viewgraphs, in Adobe PDF format, are also available.]

  • Cranmer, S. R. "History and Development of the Solar Wind Idea," 5 April 2000, Harvard Astronomy-259 guest lecture.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Kinetic Theory in the Solar Corona: Wave Dissipation and Distorted Velocity Distributions," 18 November 1999, University of New Hampshire, Space Science Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "New Insights into Solar Plasma Physics from SOHO," 11 March 1999, Bartol Research Institute, invited Thursday seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "What are we Learning from UVCS/SOHO Spectroscopy about Alfven Wave Generation in the Solar Corona," 8 February 1999, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar and Stellar Physics Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "SOHO and the Solar Wind," 15 April 1998, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Theory Group Wednesday Lunch Talk.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Acceleration and Heating of the Fast Solar Wind: From UVCS/SOHO Diagnostics to Kinetic Theory," 9 March 1998, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar and Stellar Physics Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. and Kohl, J. L. "The Ultraviolet Coronagraph Spectrometer," 1 December 1997, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, presentation for one-day visit of Smithsonian Institution Secretary I. Michael Heyman and former Senator Howard Baker.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Winds, Disks, and Spiral Streams around Be Stars," 24 March 1997, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Solar and Stellar Physics Division Seminar.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Winds and Disks around Early-Type Stars," 22 April 1996, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, High-Energy Lunch Talk.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "Physics and Astronomy on the World Wide Web," October 1995, Bartol Research Institute, NASA Space/Physics Day multimedia presentation.

  • Cranmer, S. R. "What are Stellar Winds?" September 1995, University of Delaware, Graduate Student Brown-Bag Informal Talk Series (BITS).