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stripes HIGP Planetary Seminars: Spring/Summer 2013

Planetary Data Center, POST 544
Wednesdays at 2:00–3:00 p.m.
(except where noted)

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 16 Peter Mouginis-Mark (Director of HIGP) Gale Crater mini-series: The Continuing Exploration of Gale Crater by the Curiousity Rover
Jan. 23 Miriam Riner (HIGP Assistant Researcher) Albedo of Permanently Shadowed Regions at the Poles of the Moon and Mercury Reveals Diverse, Complex, and Dynamic Histories of Volatile Deposits
Feb. 13 Harold Connolly Jr. (Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kingsborough Community College of CUNY) OSIRIS-REx: NASA New Frontier 3 Sample Return Mission from Asteroid 1999 RQ36
Feb. 20 Stefano Campagnola (Aerospace Engineering Researcher and Mission Designer, JAXA / ISAS) Enabling Technologies for Space Mission Design
Feb. 27 Brad Meyer (Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University) Nucleosynthesis and Chemical Evolution of Iron-60
March 6 Eric Gaidos (Professor of Geobiology, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawai'i) Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt: Four Years of Transiting Planet Discoveries by the Kepler Telescope
March 13 Robert Jedicke (Professor, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai'i) Earth MiniMoons   [ related PSRD CosmoSparks report. ]
March 20 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference - no seminar
March 27 Spring Break - no seminar
April 3 Lionel Wilson (Emeritus Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Lancaster University and HIGP Affiliate Faculty) Basaltic Magma Ascent and Eruption: Some Thoughts Based on Theory and New Observations
April 17 Vitali Prakapenka (Center for Advanced Radiation Sources, University of Chicago) Synchrotron X-ray and On-line Optical Techniques for High Pressure Research
April 24 Emily First (Graudate Student, UH Department of Geology and Geophysics) Methods in the Madness: Experimental Petrology with Application to a Martian Meteorite
May 1 Tianhong Yu (Graduate Student, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University) Nucleosynthesis of Dense Thermonuclear Supernovae
May 15 Changkun Park (HIGP Post-Doctoral Fellow) Intercrystalline Stable Isotope Exchange: Application to Cooling Rate of CAI and Al-Mg Systematics of AOAs
May 22 Heather Kaluna (Graduate Student, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai‘i) Space Weathering and Hydrated Minerals
July 5 (Friday) Bill Bottke (Director of the Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO) The Beginning of After: Using Asteroids and the Moon to Understand the Aftermath of Planet Formation
July 10 David Blewett (Planetary Exploration Group, Space Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory) MESSENGER's View of Hollows on Mercury, and Links to the Planet's High Volatile Content
July 17 Mark Wieczorek (Group Director, Planetary and Space Sciences, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris–Sorbonne Paris Cité) Lunar Magnetism: Impacts, Dynamos and Core Evolution

Seminar Archive: Fall 2012, Spring 2012,   pre-2012 seminars.

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