Southwest Research Institute
Planetary Science Directorate
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Previous SwRI Boulder Colloquia

Colloquia are normally on Tuesdays at 11:00 am in the 4th-floor conference room, except as indicated below in bold text.
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Fri Jul 28, 201711:00 am Alyssa Rhoden Arizona State University Reading Between the Lines: Using Fractures to Understand Icy Satellite Evolution
Thu Jul 27, 20172:00 pm Alexander Hayes Cornell University Titan: Recent Discoveries, Unanswered Questions, and Why We Need to Go Back
Tue Jul 25, 201711:00 am Francis Nimmo University of California, Santa Cruz Probing the dynamics of planet formation using isotopes
Tue Jul 18, 201711:00 am Francois Forget Laboratoire de météorologie dynamique (LMD), Unive Building virtual planets with global climate models: a scientific endeavor
Tue Jul 11, 201711:00 am Amelia Altavena EchoUser UX Research & Design: Data into Insights, Cardboard into Space Capsules
Fri Jun 23, 201711:00 am Yasuhiro Hasegawa Jet Propulsion Laboratory Planet Formation in Star-Forming Regions: from the Solar System to Other Worlds
Tue Jun 13, 201711:00 am Cyrena Goodrich Lunar and Planetary Institute Asteroid 2008 TC3 and the Almahata Sitta Meteorite: Implications for Early Solar System Processes and Asteroid Spectroscopy
Thu May 11, 201711:00 am Laura Kreidberg CfA Exoplanet Atmosphere Characterization in the Run-Up to JWST
Tue May 9, 201711:00 am Tanya Harrison Arizona State University MRO CTX images of Martian Gullies
Tue Apr 18, 201711:00 am Timothy J. Rodigas Carnegie Institution of Washington Seeing Planets and Disks around other Stars
Tue Apr 11, 201711:00 am Heather Elliot SwRI San Antonio Implications of the Radial Trends in Solar Wind Parameters
Tue Apr 4, 201711:00 am Alex Parker SwRI Boulder Project ESPRESSO, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Moon
Tue Mar 28, 201711:00 am Ramon Brasser ELSI Earth Life Science Institute The cool and distant formation of Mars
Tue Mar 14, 201711:00 am Sonia Tikoo-Schantz Rutgers The Late Lunar Dynamo
Tue Mar 7, 201711:00 am Germán Martínez University of Michigan Current and Future Exploration of Mars: An Assessment of Water Resources and the Radiative Environment at the Surface
Tue Feb 28, 201711:00 am Ryan Fronk S.M.A.R.T. Laboratory, Kansas State University Microstructured Semiconductor Neutron Detector (MSND)-Based Instruments
Tue Feb 7, 201711:00 am Ramses Ramirez Cornell University An Assessment of Recent Solutions to Warm Early Mars
Tue Jan 10, 201711:00 am Timothy Holt Swinburne University of Technology Classifying the satellite systems of Jupiter and Saturn using Cladistics
Mon Dec 19, 201611:00 am Ramon Brasser Tokyo Institute of Technology TBD
Tue Nov 29, 201611:00 am Daniel Jontof-Hutter University of the Pacific The Extraordinary Diversity of Super-Earth Mass Planets Revealed with Transit Timing
Tue Nov 15, 201611:00 am Jessica Watkins Caltech Mars Recurring Slope Lineae
Tue Nov 8, 201611:00 am Micahel Sori LPL Ices reveal planetary histories throughout the solar system
Tue Oct 25, 201611:00 am Michele Bannister Queen's University, Belfast The Outer Solar System Origins Survey: Cool Things You Didn’t Get To Hear About At DPS-EPSC
Mon Oct 10, 201611:00 am Nienke van der Marel Institute for Astronomy, Hawaii Resolving gas and dust in transitional disks: the ALMA view on planet formation
Wed Sep 28, 201611:00 am Kenneth Lacovara Rowan University Dreadnoughtus, Resurrecting a Super-Giant from Cretaceous Patagonia
Mon Sep 26, 20163:00 pm Edward D. Young UCLA Bayes' theorem and early solar short-lived radionuclides: the case for an unexceptional origin for the solar system
Tue Sep 20, 201611:00 am M. Ramy El-Maarry LASP and APS (Geo)morphology of comets and associated processes: new Insights from the Rosetta mission
Tue Sep 13, 201611:00 am Kay Davis Arizona State University The Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory 2 long duration balloon mission to study the ISM
Tue Sep 6, 201611:00 am Alex Evans SwRI Merging Magma Ocean Theory with GRAIL and MESSENGER Data: New Chronological and Thermochemical Developments
Tue Aug 30, 201611:00 am Eric Schindhelm SwRI Boulder What UV Can Do For You: Recent Work and Future Prospects In Ultraviolet Planetary Science and Astrophysics
Wed Aug 24, 201611:00 am Amir Caspi SwRI Boulder Some Like it Hot: plasma heating and impulsive energy release in the solar corona
Tue Aug 23, 201611:00 am Stuart Robbins SwRI Craters, Craters Everywhere: But there’s a lot more to them than you might think!
Tue Jul 12, 201611:00 am Zhaohuan Zhu Princeton Young Planets in Protoplanetary Disks: Theory Confronts Observations
Tue Jul 5, 201611:00 am Michael Kaplan The MDA Corporation Space Robotics, Radar and Solar Electric Spacecraft: MDA’s Magic Sauce for 21st Century Planetary Science
Tue May 24, 201611:00 am Jamey Szalay SwRI San Antonio The Dust Environment of the Moon
Tue May 10, 201611:00 am Andrés Muñoz-Jaramillo Georgia State University Reconstructing Solar Activity at the End of the Little Ice Age
Tue May 3, 201611:00 am David Goldsby University of Pennsylvania Experimental Constraints on the Flow of Ice: From Greenland to Ganymede
Tue Apr 26, 201611:00 am Roger Fu MIT The lively interiors of planetesimals: The cases of Vesta and Ceres
Tue Apr 12, 201611:00 am Carrie Nugent Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, at Caltec Finding and characterizing asteroids with NEOWISE
Fri Apr 8, 20162:00 pm Larisza Krista University of Colorado, Boulder Open Magnetic Field Regions of the Sun
Tue Apr 5, 201611:00 am Richard Binzel MIT Where Do Meteorites Come From?
Thu Mar 31, 201611:00 am Naor Movshovitz UC Santa Cruz Predicting the outcome of gravity-dominated impacts: new data, scaling, and implications
Tue Mar 29, 201611:00 am Colin Mitchell Space Science Institute Icy Tendrils and Spokes: Dust Charging and Dynamics at Saturn
Tue Mar 8, 201611:00 am Ganna Portyankina CU/LASP Encekadys Water Vapor Jets as seen by Cassin UVIS
Tue Mar 1, 201611:00 am David Smith MIT GRAIL Observations of the lunar Crust
Tue Feb 23, 201611:00 am Estelle Deau Jet Propulsion Laboratory Evolution of Saturn's rings
Tue Feb 16, 201611:00 am Nick Schneider CU/LASP MAVEN Primary Mission Results from the Imaging UltraViolet Spectrograph
Tue Feb 9, 201611:00 am Alissa Earle MIT Long-Term Temperature Modeling on Pluto and the Stability of Equitorial Albedo Variations
Tue Feb 2, 20162:00 pm Catherine Huitson CASA, University of Colorado New and Emerging Studies of Exoplanet Atmospheres
Thu Jan 28, 20163:00 pm Hap McSween University of Tennessee Dawn at Vesta and Ceres
Tue Jan 26, 201611:00 am Natalie Hinkel Arizona State University From Stellar Abundances to Exoplanet Interiors
Tue Jan 19, 201611:00 am Larisza Krista NOAA Automated detection of coronal dimmings or “Adventures in the realm of image processing”
Tue Jan 12, 201611:00 am Deanne Rogers Stony Brook University Understanding Early Martian Surface Processes and Environments through Visible and Infrared Mapping of the Ancient Highlands
Thu Jan 7, 201611:00 am Chris Tate University of Tennessee Remote Neutron Spectroscopy and MSL DAN Passive Data and Results
Fri Dec 11, 201511:00 am Mark Rast CU/LASP The deep solar convection, solar differential rotation, and the origin of the solar supergranulation
Tue Dec 1, 201511:00 am Timothy Bowling University of Chicago Changing Ceres’ Internal Structure with Impacts
Fri Nov 20, 201511:00 am Catherine Neish University of Western Ontario Extreme Makeover: Titan Edition
Tue Nov 3, 201511:00 am Jasmeet Dhaliwal UC San Diego Origin of Accretionary Volatile Inventories in Vesta and the Moon
Tue Oct 27, 201511:00 am Benjamin Charnay University of Washington Dune formation and paleoclimates on Titan
Tue Oct 20, 201511:00 am Michael Bland USGS Flagstaff Is Ceres actually ice-rich? How (the existence of) Ceres’ impact craters challenges pre-Dawn conceptions.
Tue Oct 13, 201511:00 am Amanda Hendrix Planetary Science Institute New Insights into Solar System Surfaces using Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
Tue Oct 6, 201511:00 am Jason Soderblom MIT The fractured Moon
Mon Oct 5, 201511:00 am TBD TBD Cratering on Ceres
Tue Sep 29, 201511:00 am Romy Hanna University of Texas at Austin Impact-induced Brittle Deformation, Porosity Loss, and Aqueous Alteration in CM Murchison: implications for OSIRIS-REx
Thu Sep 24, 201512:00 pm Barbara Cohen NASA Marshall Space Flight Center The Potassium-Argon Laser Experiment (KArLE): In Situ Geochronology for Planetary Robotic Missions
Tue Sep 22, 201511:00 am Ali Bramson University of Arizona LPL Widespread Excess Ice in Arcadia Planitia, Mars
Tue Sep 15, 201511:00 am Jordan Steckloff Purdue University SYORP: a Sublimative Analogue to the YORP Effect
Tue Aug 25, 201511:00 am Catherine Elder JPL The Effects of Magma on the Dynamics of Io's Interior
Mon Aug 17, 201511:00 am Franck Montmessin Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spa Instrument concepts for the in situ characterization of planetary atmospheres: the case for a doppler wind lidar and an electric field sensor
Mon Aug 3, 201511:00 am Sébastien Charnoz Université Paris Diderot, France The Protolunar disk : dynamical evolution, cooling time and implantation of volatiles into the Earth
Tue Jul 21, 201511:00 am Kevin Walsh SwRI Boulder OSIRIS-REx and the lifecycle of a singular NEO
Thu Jul 9, 201511:00 am Ron Polidan Northrop Grumman A Long-Lived, Maneuverable, Semi-Buoyant Platform for Venus Upper Atmosphere Exploration
Tue Jun 30, 201511:00 am Briony Horgan Purdue University Habitable ancient wetlands on Mars at Mawrth Vallis and implications for recent observations by Mars Science Laboratory
Tue Jun 23, 201511:00 am Oleg Abramov USGS Flagstaff The Effects of Early Impact Bombardments in the Inner Solar System
Tue Jun 16, 201511:00 am Michelle Kirchoff SwRI Boulder The Wonderful World of Craters
Thu Jun 11, 201511:00 am Alan Howard University of Virginia Climate of Noachian and Hesperian Mars from Geomorphic Evidence: Cold, Warm, Wet, Dry or Some of Each?
Thu Jun 4, 201511:00 am Bruce Banerdt Jet Propulsion Laboratory InSight: Exploring the Deep Interior of Mars
Tue May 26, 201511:00 am Amanda Nahm University of Idaho Stress and Failure: Tectonics on Enceladus
Tue May 12, 201511:00 am Ben Black University of California-Berkeley Magmatic degassing, climate, and habitability on the ancient Earth
Tue May 5, 201511:00 am Steve Desch Arizona State University Geophysics and Geochemistry of Dwarf Planets
Thu Apr 30, 201511:00 am Craig O'Neill Macquaire University Early evolution of Earth-like planets
Mon Apr 27, 201511:00 am Joseph Levy University of Texas Institute for Geophysics A hydrological continuum in permafrost environments?: The morphological signatures of melt-driven hydrology on Earth and Mars
Thu Apr 23, 201511:00 am Renu Malhotra LPL Two studies in planetary dynamics: Impact seasons on Mars and the mass function of planets in the Galaxy
Tue Apr 21, 201511:00 am Stephen Wood University of Washington Exploring the Porosphere: The Structure, Dynamics and External Coupling of Planetary Subsurface Climate Systems
Thu Apr 16, 201511:00 am David Kipping Harvard The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler (HEK) Project
Tue Apr 14, 201511:00 am Samaya Nissanke Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands Black hole births in real time: seeing and listening to the transient Universe
Wed Mar 18, 201511:00 am David Webb Boston College CME and Sunspot Number Rates for Solar Cycles 21-24
Wed Mar 11, 201511:00 am Larry Esposito CU/LASP Non-Linear Dynamics of Saturn’s Rings
Tue Mar 3, 201511:00 am Derek Lamb SwRI Boulder Computer Vision Diagnostics of the Solar Dynamo
Tue Feb 17, 201511:00 am Sarah Greenstreet University of British Columbia From NEOs to craters on Pluto: A look at small body populations in the Solar System
Tue Jan 13, 201511:00 am Christopher Harig Princeton Satellite gravimetry from GRACE, localization, and planetary dynamics
Tue Dec 9, 201411:00 am Jeff Andrews-Hanna Colorado School of Mines The early evolution of the Moon: Looking beneath the surface with GRAIL gravity data
Thu Nov 20, 201411:00 am Aurelien Crida Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur Satellite formation from rings
Tue Nov 18, 201411:00 am Miki Nakajima Caltech Origin of the Earth and Moon and its implications for exomoon formation
Tue Nov 4, 201411:00 am Emily Levesque Univeristy of Colorado Discovery of a Thorne-Zytkow Object Candidate in the Small Magellanic Cloud
Tue Oct 28, 201411:00 am Josh Eisner University of Arizona Watching Planets Form
Wed Oct 15, 201411:00 am Constantine Tsang SwRI Boulder Io: Jupiter’s volcanic wonderland told through the story of its atmosphere
Tue Oct 14, 201411:00 am Justin Filiberto Southern Illinois University What Can Experimental Petrology Tell Us About Martian Rocks?
Tue Sep 30, 201411:00 am Barbara Cohen NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Lunar Flashlight: Mapping Lunar Surface Volatiles Using a Cubesat
Thu Sep 18, 201411:00 am David Goldstein University of Texas at Austin UT Simulations of the Enceladus Plume
Tue Sep 9, 201411:00 am Sebastiaan Krijt Leiden Observatory The compaction and erosion of rapidly growing icy planetesimals
Wed Aug 20, 201411:00 am Ilkka Sillanpaa SwRI San Antonio Ion-Neutral Collisions and Their Effects for Titan’s Plasma Interaction
Tue Aug 12, 201411:00 am Joey Mukherjee SwRI San Antonio SwRI Visualization for Programs
Tue Aug 5, 201411:00 am David Brain CU LASP MAVEN: What Happened to the Ancient Martian Atmosphere?
Wed Jul 30, 201411:00 am Amir Caspi CU LASP Thermal processes in the solar corona
Tue Jul 8, 201411:00 am Heather Knutson Caltech From Hot Jupiters to Habitable Worlds: A Survey of Exoplanet Atmospheres
Mon Jul 7, 201411:00 am Alessondra Springmann Arecibo Observatory Recent Results from Arecibo Planetary Radar Observations of Near-Earth Asteroids and Comets
Tue Jul 1, 201411:00 am Luca Montabone Space Science Institute The Martian dust chronicle and other stories
Wed Jun 25, 201411:00 am Laurel Rachmeler Royal Observatory of Belguim Solar data from the PROBA2 satellite
Tue Jun 24, 201411:00 am Michael Ramsey University of Pittsburgh Thermophysical and thermospectral analysis of terrestrial and planetary surfaces
Tue Jun 17, 201411:00 am Kathy Mandt SwRI San Antonio The Evolution of Titan's Atmosphere through Isotope Ratios: Potential Applications to Earth
Tue Jun 10, 201411:00 am Josh Bandfield Space Science Institute Unusual lunar impact features revealed by the LRO Diviner Radiometer
Thu May 29, 201411:00 am Alex Parker University of California-Berkeley Exploring Trans-Neptunian Space with OSSOS and New Horizons
Wed May 28, 201411:00 am Nina Lanza Los Alamos National Laboratory Studying signatures of water on Mars at the macro and micro scales: Hillslope gullies, rock coatings, and manganese
Tue May 20, 201411:00 am Roger Clark USGS Denver Composition of solids in the Saturn system, from organics to other non-ice components in the rings and icy satellites and the role of nano-particles.
Thu May 8, 201411:00 am Alyssa Rhoden NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Finding Faults - What Charon's surface will teach us about orbital evolution and interior structure
Tue May 6, 201411:00 am Josh Kammer Caltech From Titan to Exoplanets: Across the Spectrum of Planetary Atmospheres
Thu May 1, 201411:00 am Alexandra Lockwood Caltech How Two Little Molecules Can Tell You a Whole Lot About Planets and Disks
Tue Apr 22, 201411:00 am Sarah Hörst University of Colorado, Boulder Understanding Haze Formation in Planetary Atmospheres: Lessons from the Lab
Mon Apr 21, 201411:00 am Aaron Cavosie University of Puerto Rico A Hadean zircon perspective on the early impact bombardment
Thu Apr 17, 201411:00 am Masanobu Kunitomo Tokyo Institute of Technology The formation and evolution of planetary systems around intermediate-mass stars
Wed Apr 16, 201411:00 am Melissa McGrath NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Aurora on Ganymede
Tue Apr 8, 201411:00 am Bill Cooke NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Flux of large meteoroids from lunar impact monitoring and infrasound
Tue Mar 25, 201411:00 am Derek Richardson University of Maryland Asteroids: Modeling the future of space exploration
Fri Mar 14, 201411:00 am Jason Barnes University of Idaho Spin-Orbit Alignment of Exoplanets from Gravity Darkening: Clues to the Origin of Hot Jupiters
Thu Mar 13, 201411:00 am Joseph Harrington University of Central Florida Two Classes of Exoplanets Identified Without Modeling
Tue Mar 11, 201411:00 am Isaac Smith Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Paris The spiral troughs of Mars: formation and variability
Fri Mar 7, 201411:00 am Marco Velli Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reconnection and turbulence in coronal heating and solar wind acceleration
Tue Mar 4, 201411:00 am Konstantin Batygin Harvard Chaotic Disintegration of the Inner Solar System
Thu Feb 27, 201411:00 am Andrés Muñoz-Jaramillo Montana State University Building the Next-Generation of Model-Based Solar Cycle Predictions
Tue Feb 25, 201411:00 am Alexander Hayes Cornell University A Mariner’s Insights into Titan’s Hydrology: Glassy Seas, Fish Finders, and Mystery Islands
Tue Feb 18, 201411:00 am Bethany Ehlmann Caltech Aqueous Environments During Mars' First Billion Years: The View from Rovers and Orbiters
Tue Jan 28, 201411:00 am Claire Newman Ashima Research Mars Dust Cycle Modeling at Ashima Research
Tue Jan 21, 201411:00 am Daniel Tamayo Cornell University The dynamics and consequences of circumplanetary debris disks around the giant planets
Tue Jan 14, 201411:00 am Megan Schwamb Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astroph Planet Hunters: Searching for Exoplanets with 500,000 Eyes
Thu Jan 9, 201411:00 am Nat Gopalswamy NASA Goddard Space Flight Center How CMEs Became a Household Name in Heliophysics
Tue Dec 17, 201310:30 am Emily Martin University of Idaho Examining Icy Surface Tectonics: Establishing Enceladus’s Global Tectonic History
Tue Dec 3, 20133:00 pm Justin Trammell University of Houston Saturn's Atmosphere: Observations and Theory based on Cassini's Imaging Science Subsystem
Tue Nov 12, 201311:00 am Caleb Fassett Mount Holyoke College Rates of Landform Evolution on the Moon and Mars
Thu Oct 31, 201311:00 am Kevin Lewis Princeton Cyclic Sedimentation on Mars and the Origin of Mount Sharp
Wed Oct 30, 20132:00 pm Kelsi Singer Washington University in St. Louis Ejecta Fragment Size-Velocity Distributions from Secondary Crater fields on Icy Satellites and the Moon (and Pluto?)
Tue Oct 22, 201311:00 am Eric Wolf University of Colorado, Boulder Is the faint young Sun paradox solved?
Mon Sep 30, 201311:30 am Simon Porter Lowell Observatory Binaries and Dust in the Outer Solar System
Thu Sep 19, 201311:00 am Dante Lauretta Lunar and Planetary Institute Target of the OSIRIS-REx Sample-return Mission
Tue Aug 20, 201311:00 am Thomas Broiles SwRI San Antonio Radial Evolution of the Three Dimensional Structure in Solar Wind CIRs between Earth and Ulysses
Tue Aug 6, 201311:00 am Joseph Plowman Montana State University Temperature Reconstruction of Coronal Data
Thu Jul 25, 201311:00 am Ondřej Šrámek University of Maryland Geoneutrino perspective on Earth's heat budget and mantle structure
Tue Jul 23, 201311:00 am Sergey Kuzin Lebedev Physical Institute Solar space X-ray/EUV experiments in Russia at the Lebedev Physical Institute (LPI)
Fri Jul 19, 201311:00 am Francois Forget Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Paris Modelling ices and atmospheres on Pluto and Triton
Tue Jul 16, 201311:00 am Alex Parker Harvard CfA The Excited Neptune Trojans: Evidence for a Pre-Heated Disk
Thu Jul 11, 201311:00 am Adriano Campo Bagatin Universidad de Alicante Internal structures of small Solar System bodies
Mon Jun 17, 201311:00 am Christina Richey NASA Headquarters ROSES 2013: An update on the Planetary Science Division R&A Program
Tue Jun 11, 201311:00 am Peng Hong University of Tokyo Titan’s degassing history constrained by the isotopic ratio and abundance of atmospheric Ar
Mon Jun 10, 201312:00 pm George Livadiotis SwRI Large-scale quantization in space plasmas
Thu May 30, 201311:00 am Andrew Shannon Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge Growth of the Cold Classical Kuiper belt
Tue May 28, 201311:00 am Jean-Claude Gerard Universite de Liege / LPAP Twenty years of observations of giant planet aurorae with Hubble
Tue May 21, 201311:00 am Matthew Knight Lowell Observatory What’s the big deal about Comet ISON?
Mon May 6, 201311:00 am Rick Binzel MIT The Chelyabinsk Meteor and the Asteroid-Meteorite Connection
Tue Apr 30, 201311:00 am Cristina Thomas NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Physical Characterization of Warm Spitzer-observed Near-Earth Objects
Tue Apr 23, 201311:00 am Bertram Bitsch Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur Type-I-Migration of low mass planets in gas discs
Thu Apr 18, 201311:00 am Alessandro Morbidelli Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur Gas accretion by a Jovian planet
Tue Apr 16, 201311:00 am Rebecca Martin University of Colorado Accretion Outbursts on to Young Stars and Planets
Tue Apr 9, 201311:00 am Dave Blewett Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Laboratory MESSENGER's View of Hollows on Mercury, and Links to the Planet's High Volatile Content
Tue Apr 2, 201311:00 am Aaron Wolf Caltech Probing the dynamic properties of mantle rocks in solid and liquid states
Fri Mar 29, 201311:00 am Richard Frazin University of Michigan Evolution of the Global Temperature Structure of the Solar Corona During the Minimum between Solar Cycles 23 and 24
Tue Mar 26, 201311:00 am Tiffany Kataria LPL Weather on extrasolar worlds: Modeling the atmospheric circulation of hot Jupiters and super Earths
Tue Mar 12, 201311:00 am Kazuo Yoshioka JAXA/ISAS The Japanese EUV spectroscope for planetary science, EXCEED
Tue Mar 5, 201311:00 am Mark Ebersole NVIDIA Introduction to GPU Computing
Tue Feb 26, 201311:00 am Greg Kopp CU/LASP The Sun: The Engine Driving the Earth’s Climate
Tue Feb 19, 201311:00 am Tim Bulk Special Aerospace Services
Tue Feb 5, 201311:00 am Elisabeth Adams Harvard A debiased census of Kuiper Belt objects
Tue Jan 22, 201311:00 am Chris Ormel University of California-Berkeley Core formation: importance of small particles
Tue Jan 15, 201311:00 am Aaron Boley Univeristy of Florida High-Temperature Processing of Solids in Disks: Exploring The Signatures of Shocks
Thu Jan 10, 201311:00 am Scott Gleason Concordia University Principles and Earth Science Applications of GNSS Bistatic Radar
Mon Jan 7, 201311:00 am Amanda Bayless SwRI San Antonio Multi-Dimensional Study of Core Collapse Supernovae
Thu Dec 13, 201211:00 am Adam Masters ISAS/JAXA The interaction between the solar wind and Saturn's planetary magnetic field
Tue Nov 27, 201211:00 am Andrew Youdin University of Colorado Pluto: Better Than a Planet, a Circumbinary Planetary System
Tue Nov 13, 201211:00 am Scott Guzewich Johns Hopkins University High Altitude Dust Layers on Mars: Observations and Impact on the General Circulation
Tue Nov 6, 201211:00 am Alan Delamere Delamere Space Sciences HiRISE- An Out-of-this-World Imager
Tue Oct 30, 201211:00 am Alejandro Soto Caltech The Climate Dynamics of Atmospheric Collapse on Mars
Tue Oct 23, 201211:00 am Carl Melis UC San Diego Observations of Terrestrial Planet Formation
Mon Oct 15, 201211:00 am Jennifer Hanley University of Arkansas Finding Liquid Water on Mars... Today
Tue Oct 9, 201211:00 am Amanda Zangari MIT Plutography: A Meta-analysis of Coordinates on Pluto from Charon's discovery to the Present Day
Tue Oct 2, 201211:00 am Stephen Mojzsis University of Colorado The Rise and Demise of the primordial crust on Earth
Thu Sep 27, 201211:00 am Beth Biller Institute for Astronomy, Hawaii Direct Imaging of Exoplanets: Prospects for Comparative Exoplanetology
Tue Aug 21, 201211:00 am Isaac Smith University of Texas at Austin The North Polar Troughs of Mars as Aeolian Cyclic Steps: a framework for understanding the surface evolution on the north polar ice cap
Tue Jul 31, 201211:00 am Steve Desch Arizona State University Chondrule Formation in Bow Shocks around Planetary Embryos
Tue Jul 24, 201211:00 am Manuela Sornig Physikalisches Institut, Universitaet zu Koeln Probing Planetary Atmospheres - Ground-based Infrared Heterodyne Spectroscopy at the University of Cologne
Tue Jul 17, 201211:00 am Michael Busch UCLA/NRAO Twenty Years of Toutatis
Tue Jul 3, 201211:00 am Peter Read University of Oxford Banded zonal jets on Jupiter and Saturn: a laboratory for anisotropic geostrophic turbulence
Thu Apr 26, 20124:00 pm Jeff Moore NASA Ames The Landscape of Titan as Witness to its Climate Evolution
Tue Apr 24, 201211:00 am John Chambers Carnegie Institution of Washington The Role of Fragmentation in Late-Stage Planet Formation
Fri Apr 20, 20123:00 pm Bill Gibson SwRI A Career at SwRI: From the Moon to Pluto, a Tale Worth Telling
Tue Apr 17, 201211:00 am Bertrand Bonfond SwRI Boulder When Moons create Aurora
Tue Mar 27, 201211:00 am Megan Schwamb Yale University Extreme Orbits in the Outer Solar System
Fri Mar 23, 201211:00 am Denis Bodewits NASA-Goddard UV and X-ray observations of small bodies in the solar system
Tue Mar 20, 201211:00 am Walt Harris UC Davis Development of broadband, line resolved heterodyne spectroscopy for small telescopes and spacecraft
Tue Mar 13, 201211:00 am Britney Schmidt University of Texas at Austin Europa's Great Lakes
Tue Feb 28, 201211:00 am Matt Burger NASA/GSFC and Morgan State University/GESTAR Mercury's Exosphere as Revealed by MESSENGER
Tue Feb 14, 201211:00 am James Ashley Arizona State University What Meteorites on Mars tell us about Martian Climate History: Support for Extremes in Obliquity Cycling
Tue Feb 7, 201211:00 am Carol Paty Georgia Tech Enceladus' Plume: Perspectives from Simulations and Observations
Tue Jan 31, 201211:00 am Michael A'Hearn University of Maryland Do Comets Tell Us about the Early Solar System?
Fri Jan 27, 201211:00 am Laurence Young Apollo Professor of Astronautics, MIT Space accidents you may never have heard of and lessons learned
Tue Jan 24, 201211:00 am Seth Jacobson University of Colorado Small Asteroid Evolution
Tue Jan 17, 201211:00 am Conor Nixon NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Isotopic Ratios In Titan's Atmosphere: Clues to Origin and History
Tue Jan 10, 201211:00 am Kathy Mandt SwRI In-situ and laboratory studies of cave atmospheres
Fri Jan 6, 201211:00 am Noe Lugaz Univ. of Hawaii Propagation and Interaction of Coronal Mass Ejections: Views from STEREO and Numerical Modeling
Tue Dec 20, 201111:00 am Eric Schindhelm Univeristy of Colorado Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of Interstellar and Circumstellar Diffuse Gas
Tue Nov 22, 201111:00 am Carly Howett SwRI Boulder Powerhouses to PacPeople: An update on the recent discoveries by Cassini/CIRS on the nature of the icy Saturnian satellite surfaces.
Wed Nov 16, 201111:00 am Don Hassler SwRI The Mars Science Laboratory: Measuring the Radiation Environment on the Surface of Mars with the Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD)
Tue Nov 15, 201111:00 am Hannah Jang-Condel University of Wyoming Gaps in Protoplanetary Disks as Probes of Planet Formation
Tue Oct 25, 201111:00 am Jacob Simon JILA/CU Turbulence in Protoplanetary Disks: Defining the Environment for Planet Formation
Tue Oct 18, 201111:00 am Kevin Zahnle NASA Ames Dune: The Other Habitable Planet
Tue Oct 11, 201111:00 am Andrew Poppe Space Sciences Laboratory, Berkeley Various investigations of dust dynamics in the outer solar system: Implications for New Horizons
Tue Sep 27, 201111:00 am Jack Lissauer NASA Ames Formation of Low Density Super Earths
Tue Sep 20, 201111:00 am Scott Anderson SwRI Demonstration Of A Portable Approach For Rb-Sr Geochronology On The Boulder Creek Granite: Implications For Planetary Exploration
Tue Sep 13, 201111:00 am Andy Chaikin Exploration At Its Greatest: Living Up to Apollo's Legacy
Tue Aug 9, 201111:00 am Erin Ryan University of Minnesota New Asteroid Results from Spitzer Mid-IR surveys
Wed Aug 3, 201111:00 am Pete Roming SwRI Answering Tough Questions About the Early Universe with JANUS
Tue Jul 26, 201111:00 am Michele Bannister Mt Stromlo Observatory Dwarf Planets in the Southern Hemisphere Sky
Tue Jun 7, 201111:00 am Stephen Wood University of Washington Microphysics of Subsurface Climate in Planetary Regolith
Tue May 31, 201111:00 am Anna Haugsjaa Hughes University of Colorado Mixing of Dust in Protoplanetary Disks and the Solar Nebula
Wed Apr 27, 201112:30 pm Paul Feldman Johns Hopkins University Water on Mars: Atmospheric Escape of Hydrogen and Oxygen
Tue Apr 26, 201111:00 am Alyssa Rhoden University of California-Berkeley Cracking under the stress: Europa's orbit, tides, and fracture systems
Tue Apr 12, 201111:00 am Benjamin Weiss MIT Magnetic Records of Early Planetary Differentiation
Tue Apr 5, 201111:00 am Marco Delbo Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur The main belt origin of the asteroid 2008 TC3 and the Almahata Sitta meteorites
Tue Mar 29, 201111:00 am Tim Michaels SwRI The wind as a geological agent: the messy details
Thu Mar 24, 201111:00 am Raina Gough University of Colorado Liquid water on Mars? - Laboratory studies of low temperature, metastable perchlorate phase transitions
Tue Mar 22, 201111:00 am Derek Richardson University of Maryland Numerical Simulations of Granular Dynamics
Wed Mar 16, 201111:00 am Meredith Wills CfA CMEs and the Solar Corona: Science helping the Public, and Vice Versa
Tue Mar 15, 201111:00 am Sarah Hörst University of Arizona Unraveling the Composition of Tholins Using Very High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
Thu Mar 3, 201111:00 am Miriam Riner University of Hawaii Enigmatic Mercury – New Discoveries and Implications for Iron-Enrichment via Giant Impact
Tue Feb 22, 201111:00 am Daniel Fabrycky UC Santa Cruz Planetary Systems from Kepler
Tue Feb 15, 201111:00 am Renu Malhotra University of Arizona Asymmetric impact cratering on the Moon
Tue Feb 8, 201111:00 am Kaitlin Kratter CfA From Disks to Binaries and Planets
Tue Feb 1, 201111:00 am Paul Kalas University of California-Berkeley HST Imaging of Fomalhaut: Direct detection of an exosolar planet and Kuiper Belt around a nearby star
Tue Jan 18, 201111:00 am Francis Nimmo UC Santa Cruz Geodynamics of icy satellites
Fri Jan 14, 201111:00 am Jim Beletic Teledyne Technologies Imaging Sensor Technologies for Astronomy, Planetary Exploration, and Earth Observation
Tue Jan 4, 201111:00 am Brian Hynek University of Colorado Detailing the history of water on Mars and support for a former ocean
Wed Dec 8, 201011:00 am Josh Hopkins Lockheed Martin Plymouth Rock: Early Human Missions to Near Earth Asteroids
Tue Nov 30, 201011:00 am Kevin McGouldrick CU/LASP Quantifying the Evolution of the Venus Clouds
Wed Nov 10, 201011:00 am Robert Marcus Harvard The Role of Giant Impacts in Super-Earth Formation and Internal Structure
Fri Nov 5, 201011:00 am Julien Salmon Université Paris 7 - CEA Recent results on Saturn's rings: a small-scale protoplanetary disk?
Tue Nov 2, 201011:00 am Mike Mellon University of Colorado Mars: What's with all the Ice?
Tue Oct 26, 201011:00 am Scott McIntosh HAO/NCAR Type-II Spicules: The Rosetta Stone of the Solar Corona?
Tue Oct 19, 201011:30 am David Minton SwRI Unsolved Mysteries of the Asteroid Belt
30-minute talk
Tue Oct 19, 201011:00 am Constantine Tsang SwRI The Atmospheres of Venus and Io
30-minute talk
Fri Sep 17, 20104:00 pm Paul Schenk Lunar and Planetary Institute Histories of Saturn's Midsize Icy Satellites: A Record of Saturn System Dynamics
Fri Aug 27, 201011:00 am Shawn Brooks JPL Exploring Saturn's Rings in the Thermal Infrared with Cassini CIRS
Tue Aug 24, 201011:00 am Christopher Dreyer Colorado School of Mines The In Situ Rock Thin Section Instrument for Space Exploration
Wed Aug 18, 201011:00 am Colin Wilson Oxford University The unpleasant clouds of Venus - what can current and future missions tell us about their composition and structure?
Wed Aug 11, 20102:00 pm Lakshmi Pradeep Chitta Indian Institute of Astrophysics Oscillations and heating of the Solar Chromosphere at the sites of fine scale features as seen with Hinode/SOT & SoHO/MDI
Thu Jul 29, 20104:00 pm Thomas Whitaker Tom J. Whitaker Consulting Isotopic Selectivity in Resonance Ionization Spectroscopy
Tue May 4, 201011:00 am Dimitri Veras Univeristy of Florida The Flames of Resonance: Two Hot Topics in Two-Planet Exosystems
Tue Apr 27, 201011:00 am Channon Visscher Lunar and Planetary Institute New Chemical Models for Substellar Atmospheres
Tue Apr 20, 201011:00 am Steve Hauck Case Western Reserve University Iron snow in planetary cores
Thu Apr 15, 201011:00 am Jeff Johnson USGS Flagstaff Fe-Ni Meteorites Discovered by the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity
Tue Apr 13, 201011:00 am Bob Pappalardo JPL Titan: An Exogenic World?
Thu Apr 8, 201011:00 am Dave McComas SwRI IBEX - The Interstellar Boundary Explorer: From New Rockets to a New Vision of the Heliosphere
Tue Apr 6, 201011:00 am Jasper Kok NCAR Boulder Transport and electrification of dust and sand on Mars
Tue Mar 30, 201011:00 am Benjamin Brown University of Wisconsin-Madison Cyclic wreath-building dynamos in simulations of solar-type stars
Thu Mar 25, 201011:00 am Junho Shin Montana State University The Off-Axis Properties of the Solar X-Ray Telescopes: I. Evaluation of the Vignetting Effect
Tue Mar 23, 201011:00 am Joseph Boardman Analytical Imaging and Geophysics NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper on Chandrayaan-1 : Instrument, Mission, Data and Discoveries
Thu Mar 18, 201011:00 am Stanley G. Love NASA Johnson Space Center Space Shuttle Mission STS-122: Adding a New Laboratory to the International Space Station.
Dr. Love flew as a Mission Specialist on STS-122 Atlantis, Feb 7-20, 2008
Tue Mar 16, 201011:00 am Andrew Youdin Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss: Why Planet Formation is Consistent with Long-Lived T Tauri Disks and the Preservation of Meteoritic Inclusions
Thu Mar 11, 201011:00 am Derek Lamb Catholic University of America / NASA Goddard Solar Coronal Mass Ejections in the STEREO Era
Wed Feb 24, 20104:00 pm Clency Lee-Yow Custom Microwave Inc. Custom Microwave Instruments
Tue Feb 23, 201011:00 am Kimberly Ennico NASA Ames LCROSS, the lunar hitch-hiker that made an impact (literally!) on our how we view our Moon and its science secrets
Thu Feb 18, 201011:00 am Katherine Kretke UC Santa Cruz Planet Traps: Forming Planets in MRI-active disks
Tue Feb 16, 201011:00 am Lindy Elkins‑Tanton MIT Early planetary evolution: From planetesimals to water oceans
Wed Feb 10, 20104:00 pm Kevin Walsh Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur Spinning Asteroids to Pieces: Forming Asteroid Satellites
Tue Feb 9, 201011:00 am Amara Graps SwRI Boulder Watering the Earth
Thu Feb 4, 201011:00 am Stefan Cos Cypress/Filfactory, Belgium CMOS Image Sensors
Thu Jan 28, 201011:00 am Nathan Kaib University of Washington A New Source for Old Comets
Tue Jan 26, 201011:00 am Angela Zalucha MIT An analysis of Pluto occultation light curves using an atmospheric radiative-conductive model
Tue Jan 19, 201011:00 am Alexis Rodriguez Planetary Science Institute Formation of Chaotic Terrains in Southern Circum-Chryse and Outflow Channel Activity
Tue Jan 12, 201011:00 am Laurel Rachmeler CU/SwRI Fluxon modeling of energetic solar eruptions
Tue Jan 5, 201011:00 am Michelle Selvans Caltech Internal structure of Planum Boreum from MARSIS data
Fri Dec 18, 20099:30 am Henry Throop SwRI Boulder Planet Formation in Dense Star Clusters
Fri Dec 4, 20099:30 am Janet Vertesi University of California, Irvine The Social Life of Spacecraft: Lessons from the Human Side of Robotic Space Exploration
Tue Nov 17, 200911:00 am Steve Ruff Arizona State University Exploring Mars in the Thermal Infrared
Fri Nov 13, 200911:00 am Eberhard Gruen Max-Planck-Institut fuer Kernphysik Mass Spectrometry of Planetary Objects
Tue Nov 10, 200911:00 am Barbara Cohen NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Good things in small packages: Geochemistry and geochronology of impact-melt clasts from the Moon and meteorites
Thu Oct 29, 20092:00 pm Robert Michell SwRI San Antonio Ground-based auroral observations
Tue Oct 6, 200911:00 am Eugene Romashets Prairie View A&M Asymmetric magnetic field inside a cylindrical flux rope
Wed Sep 16, 20093:30 pm David Minton University of Arizona LPL Dynamical History of the Asteroid Belt and Implications for Planetary Bombardment
Fri Aug 21, 200911:00 am Jack Gosling CU LASP Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Wind: An Overview
Tue Aug 11, 200911:00 am Jeff Andrews-Hanna Colorado School of Mines Large-scale crustal structure and tectonics of Mars
Tue Jul 28, 200911:00 am Sarah Stewart-Mukhopadhyay Harvard Modeling the Morphological Diversity of Impact Craters on Icy Satellites
Fri Jul 24, 20093:00 pm Anne Verbiscer University of Virginia Spitzer MIPS Observations in the Vicinity of Saturn
Wed Jul 8, 200911:00 am Tim Howard SwRI Boulder The Future of Space Weather Research and Forecasting
Thu Jun 25, 200911:00 am Clare Parnell University of St. Andrews The Role of Magnetic Null Points in the Solar Atmosphere
Tue Jun 16, 200911:00 am Bill Cooke NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Impacts on the Moon and Fireballs in the Sky: Detecting cm-sized objects in near-Earth space
Tue May 26, 200911:00 am Mike Skrutskie University of Virginia TBD
Fri May 15, 200911:00 am Chip Kobulnicky University of Wyoming New Treasures of the Milky Way in the Spitzer GLIMPSE Legacy Survey
Thu May 7, 200911:00 am Carla Johnson Waterstone Web-based Science Data Applications
Tue May 5, 200911:00 am Nilton Renno University of Michigan Physical and Thermodynamical Evidence for Liquid Water on Mars
Tue Apr 21, 200911:00 am Kirk Johnson Denver Museum of Nature & Science The K-T Boundary in Nonmarine Settings or, What Happens When Impact Ejecta Lands in the Woods
Fri Apr 17, 200911:00 am Michelle Kirchoff Lunar and Planetary Institute Geologic and Bombardment Histories of Saturn’s Mid-sized Satellites: Insights from Cratering Recor
Tue Apr 7, 200911:00 am Jack Burns University of Colorado Astrophysics from the Moon
Fri Mar 20, 200911:00 am Joseph Masiero Institute for Astronomy The Thousand Asteroid Light Curve Survey
Tue Mar 17, 20092:00 pm Nick Schneider LASP and APS No Sodium in Enceladus Vapor Plumes
Tue Mar 3, 200910:30 am Zeljko Ivezic University of Washington Mapping the Solar System: from SDSS to LSST
Thu Feb 19, 20094:00 pm Ken Farley Caltech Late Eocene & late Miocene cosmic dust events: Comet showers, asteroid collisions or lunar impacts?
Wed Feb 18, 200911:00 am Hilke Schlichting Caltech Binaries and Small Objects in the Kuiper Belt
Tue Feb 3, 200911:00 am Andrea Schweitzer Little Thompson Observatory The International Year of Astronomy 2009
Tue Jan 27, 200911:00 am Michael Bland Washington University The production of Ganymede's magnetic field
Tue Jan 13, 200911:00 am Susanne Schwenzer LPI Impact craters on Noachian Mars: Potential places of hydrothermal activity and clay formation
Tue Oct 28, 200811:00 am John Helbert Institut fur Planetenforschung Two Years Exploring the Surface of Venus with VIRTIS on Venus Express - And What is Up Next
Tue Sep 16, 200811:00 am Margariter Marinova Caltech Geophysical Consequences of Planetary-scale Impacts and the Formation of the Mars Dichotomy
Fri Sep 12, 200811:00 am David Brain Space Sciences Laboratory, Berkeley Aurora in the Lumpy Magnetic Fields of Mars
Tue Sep 2, 200811:00 am Nick Moskowitz Institute for Astronomy, Hawaii Characterizing the Population of Basaltic Asteroids in the Main Belt
Tue Jul 29, 200811:00 am Steve Desch Arizona State University Kuiper Belt Double Feature
Fri Jul 11, 200811:00 am John Stansberry University of Arizona Far-IR Detection of Seasonal Change on Triton
Tue Jun 24, 200811:00 am Geoff Collins Wheaton College The Origin of Grooved Terrain On Ganymede
Tue Jun 3, 200811:00 am Amara Graps SwRI Boulder Wavelets, A Tool for Science
Tue May 13, 200811:00 am Panos Patsis Academy of Athens Order, Chaos and the Spiral Morphology of Disk Galaxies
Tue May 6, 200811:00 am Paul Dusenbery Space Science Institute The Art of Science Communication
Tue Apr 15, 200811:00 am Clark Chapman SwRI Boulder New Insights About the Geology of Mercury from MESSENGER's First Flyby
Tue Apr 1, 200811:00 am Pablo Bauleo Colorado State University Recent results and status of the Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory
Tue Mar 25, 20082:00 pm Teresa Segura Northrop Grumman TBD
Tue Mar 11, 200811:00 am Jonathan Mitchell Institute for Advanced Study Understanding Titan from the perspective of Earth's climate
Tue Mar 4, 200811:00 am Leon Ofman Catholic University of America and NASA/GSFC Observations and models of MHD waves in the solar corona
Mon Feb 25, 200811:00 am Jeremie Vaubaillon Caltech Cometary dust in the Solar System: dynamics and direct observation with Spitzer
Tue Jan 22, 200811:00 am Aymeric Spiga Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Paris Numerical simulations of regional-scale meteorology on Mars
Mon Nov 19, 20072:00 pm Cary Zeitlin Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Space radiation: Measurements and risk mitigation
Tue Nov 6, 20074:00 pm Jack Lissauer NASA Ames Terrestrial planet growth in binary star systems and the Kepler mission
Mon Nov 5, 200711:00 am Andrew Hoover Los Alamos National Laboratory GLAST Gamma-ray Burst Monitor: Instrument response modeling and simulation
Fri Oct 26, 200711:00 am Philippe Claeys University of Brussels Asteroid or comet showers and periods of elevated bombardments on Earth viewed from a geological perspective
Tue Oct 23, 200711:00 am Philip Bidstrup University of Copenhagen Space-based detection of meter-sized objects in the asteroid belt
Fri Oct 19, 200711:00 am Alessandro Morbidelli Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur Crucial dynamical phases in solar system formation
Tue Oct 2, 200711:00 am William Bottke SwRI Boulder An asteroid breakup 160 Myr ago as the probable source of the K/T impactor
Thu Sep 27, 200711:00 am Kevin Zahnle NASA Ames The earth after the moon-forming impact
Fri Aug 17, 20072:00 pm Darrell Sims SwRI San Antonio Ganymede
Thu Aug 16, 200711:00 am Marc Buie Lowell Observatory Pluto's New Satellites
Thu Jul 26, 200711:00 am Brian Welsch Tests and Comparisons of Photospheric Velocity Estimation Techniques
Tue Jul 17, 200711:00 am Isidora Jankov CIRA, Colorado State University A Mixed Physics Ensemble Approach to Improve Rainfall Prediction
Tue Jul 10, 20072:00 pm David Fanning Catalyst Library: Now Even Scientists Can Write Elegant IDL Programs!
Tue Jul 10, 200711:00 am Alysha Reinard Comparisons between Remote and In-Situ Coronal Mass Ejection Observations
Tue Jun 26, 200711:00 am Jude Sabato Jet Propulsion Laboratory Effects of Dust Loading on Baroclinic Eddies in the Martian Atmosphere
Tue Jun 19, 20072:00 pm Erika Barth SwRI Boulder Convection, Clouds, and Precipitation on Titan
Tue May 22, 200711:00 am Scot Rafkin SwRI Boulder Radiative-Dynamic Feedback Between Atmospheric Dust Disturbances and the Surface of Mars
Thu May 17, 200711:00 am Ellen Howell Arecibo Observatory Asteroid and comet observations at Arecibo
Tue May 15, 200711:00 am Victoria Hamilton University of Hawaii Global Distribution, Composition, and Abundance of Olivine, Pyroxene, and Feldspar Minerals on Mars
Mon May 14, 200711:00 am Scott Anderson University of Hawaii The Mars Age eXperiment (MAX)
Thu May 10, 20073:00 pm James D. Armstrong University of Hawaii Atmospheric Helioseismology: Releasing the Hounds
Tue Apr 24, 200711:00 am Rob Whiteley University of Arizona Monolithic fast-rotating asteroids
Mon Apr 23, 20072:00 pm Valeria Mangano Institute of Physics of Interplanetary Space, Rome The exosphere of Mercury: Sodium observations and meteoritic simulations in view of the Bepicolombo mission
Mon Apr 23, 200711:00 am Amara Graps Institute of Physics of Interplanetary Space, Rome and Planetary Science Institute Charged dust odysseys
Wed Apr 18, 200710:30 am Ed Friedman Ball Aerospace Spacecraft and instrumentation capabilities at Ball Aerospace
Tue Apr 17, 200711:00 am David Vokrouhlicky Charles University, Prague and SwRI Boulder Capture of irregular satellites by 3-body interactions
Wed Mar 28, 200711:00 am Rachel Mastrapa NASA Ames Amorphous and crystalline ice in the solar system
Thu Mar 8, 200711:00 am Nathaniel Putzig Washington University in St. Louis Mars in 3D: Layering from thermal and radar investigations
Tue Feb 6, 200711:00 am Sean Raymond University of Colorado Formation of habitable terrestrial planets like and unlike our own
Wed Jan 31, 200711:00 am Justin Hagerty Los Alamos National Laboratory Hydrothermal activity at the Lonar Lake impact structure: Implications for impact cratering on Mars
Tue Jan 23, 200710:30 am Peter Schultz Brown University The Moon: Dead or Alive?
Tue Jan 16, 200711:00 am Ted Von Hippel University of Texas at Austin White Dwarf Debris Disks: The Fate of Planetary Systems?
Tue Dec 19, 200611:00 am Larry Esposito University of Colorado Latest Cassini UVIS results on ring origin and Enceladus
Tue Dec 5, 200611:00 am Chris Reese Washington University in St. Louis The Mars Topographic Dichotomy
Fri Nov 17, 200611:00 am Lori Fenton Arizona State University Global Warming on Mars: How Albedo Changes Impact Climate Change
Mon Nov 13, 200611:00 am Melinda Kahre NASA Ames Investigations of the Martian Dust Cycle with the NASA Ames General Circulation Model
Tue Nov 7, 200611:00 am Justin Hagerty Los Alamos National Laboratory Forward Modeling of Thorium Data from the Lunar Prospector Gamma Ray Spectrometer
Tue Oct 17, 200611:00 am Michael Smith NASA Goddard Mars Exploration Rover Mini-TES
Tue Aug 8, 200611:00 am Brad Dalton NASA Ames The Surface Composition of Europa
Fri Jul 28, 200611:00 am Jack Burns University of Colorado Astronomy from the Moon
Tue Jul 25, 200611:00 am Mark Lewis Trinity University Impact of Particle Self-Gravity and Size Distributions on Features Around Embedded Moonlets
Mon Jun 5, 200611:00 am Ted Von Hippel University of Texas White Dwarfs, Debris Disks, and the Fate of Planetary Systems
Mon May 1, 200611:00 am Carl Mitcham Colorado School of Mines The Social Construction of Astronomy
Thu Apr 27, 200611:00 am Amy Barr Washington University in St. Louis Roles of grain size evolution and tidal heating in icy satellite geodynamics
Mon Mar 13, 200611:00 am Scott McIntosh SwRI Boulder Two Sides of the Same Coin: Does the Magnetic Carpet Fill the Energy Reservoir of the Solar Atmosphere?
Mon Feb 27, 200611:00 am Dan Scheeres University of Michigan Stability of binary asteroids formed through fission
Tue Feb 14, 200611:00 am Bill Bottke SwRI Boulder Iron meteorites as remnants of planetesimals formed in the terrestrial planet region
Mon Feb 6, 200611:00 am Stephen Mojzsis University of Colorado Pre-Archaen thermal events on Earth: Vestiges of a battered youth, or excessive growing pains?
Wed Dec 21, 200511:00 am Ralph Lorenz University of Arizona New Results from the Huygens Probe
Thu Dec 8, 200511:00 am Brett Gladman University of British Columbia Observational Bias in the Kuiper Belt
Tue Nov 8, 200511:00 am Doug Robertson University of Colorado Survival in the first hours of the Cenozoic
Tue Oct 25, 200511:00 am Pablo Bauleo Colorado State University The Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory
Fri Oct 14, 200512:00 pm Paul Feldman Johns Hopkins University HST Observations of Deep Impact
Tue Oct 11, 200510:00 am Jim Bell Cornell University Martian Mountaineering: Recent Results from the Spirit Rover
Tue Sep 20, 200511:00 am Brian Enke SwRI Boulder Human vs. Robotic Space Exploration
Wed Aug 24, 200511:00 am Keith Harrison SwRI Boulder Hydrology of Early Mars: Aspects of valley network and outflow channel formation
Fri Aug 19, 200511:00 am Stan Peale UCSC Mercury, MESSENGER, and Radar
Mon May 23, 200511:00 am Renu Malhotra University of Arizona The origin of planetary impactors in the inner solar system
Thu May 19, 200511:00 am Rebecca Castano Jet Propulsion Laboratory Flight software that detects and responds to science events: Results of the Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment
Tue May 3, 200511:00 am Roger Clark USGS Denver Compositional Mapping of Rings and Satellites in the Saturn System with Cassini VIMS
Tue Apr 26, 200511:00 am Sean Casey NASA Ames SOFIA: Astronomers Return to the Stratosphere
Fri Apr 15, 200511:00 am Max Bernstein NASA Ames NIR Lab Spectra of Solid CO2/H2O Mixtures
Tue Apr 12, 200511:00 am Mike DiSanti NASA-Goddard The volatile carbon-oxygen chemistry in comets: Measuring conversion efficiencies for CO in grain mantles
Tue Apr 5, 200511:00 am Nick Moeckel CASA, University of Colorado Protostellar disk collisions
Tue Mar 8, 200511:00 am Shawn Brooks Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ring Fever: Cassini CIRS takes the temperature of Saturn's Rings
Tue Mar 1, 200511:00 am Giovanni De Angelis LARC Astronaut Radiation Safety
Tue Feb 22, 200511:00 am Ralph Lorenz University of Arizona Titan: Cassini RADAR results and Huygens Highlights
Tue Feb 15, 200511:00 am Andrew Youdin Princeton The Formation of Planetesimals
Fri Feb 4, 20054:00 pm Jeremy Bailey Australian Center for Astrobiology, Macquarie University Studying the Martian Atmosphere with Ground-Based Telescopes
Wed Feb 2, 200511:00 am Robert Pappalardo University of Colorado Tectonics of Icy Satellites
Tue Jan 18, 200511:00 am Nathan Schwadron SwRI From the Kuiper belt, to dust, pickup ions, and Anomalous Cosmic Rays: The Outer Source
Wed Jan 5, 200511:00 am Kirk Johnson Denver Museum of Nature and Science Plants and the K-T boundary: Mulitple lines of evidence for mass mayhem
Wed Dec 15, 200411:00 am David Kring LPL Inner Solar System Bombardment and its Possible Influence on the Origin and Evolution of Life
Tue Nov 23, 200411:00 am Webster Cash University of Colorado New Worlds Observer
Mon Nov 22, 20044:00 pm Steve Smith SwRI Ballooning opportunities at NASA and SwRI
Tue Nov 9, 200411:00 am Peter Eggleton Lawrence Livermore Near-Contact Binaries
Fri Nov 5, 200411:00 am Tony Colaprete NASA Ames Mars Clouds
Wed Nov 3, 200411:00 am Dirk Terrell SwRI Boulder Photometric Mass Ratios of Eclipsing Binary Stars
Mon Nov 1, 200411:00 am Menios Tsiganis Observatoire de Nice Orbital excitation of the giant planets and its relation to the late heavy bombardment
Tue Oct 19, 200411:00 am Douglas Wesley UCAR/COMET The 2003 Front Range Snow Storm
Tue Oct 12, 200411:00 am Andrea Schweitzer SwRI Boulder Project ASTRO and E/PO at SwRI
Fri Oct 1, 200411:00 am Ben Bussey Applied Physics Laboratory The Lunar poles: An ideal future outpost?
Fri Sep 24, 20044:00 pm Ralph McNutt Applied Physics Laboratory The MESSENGER mission to Mercury
Tue Aug 24, 200411:00 am Cristian Beauge University of Cordoba Planetary Migration and Resonant Extrasolar Planets
Tue Aug 3, 200411:00 am Alan Stern SwRI Boulder Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore: The Alice UVS Spectrometer Investigation Aboard The Rosetta Comet Orbiter
Tue Jun 29, 200411:00 am John Spencer SWRI Boulder Cassini Update: Initial CIRS Results from Phoebe, and a Preview of Saturn Orbit Insertion
Thu May 6, 200411:00 am Francis Nimmo UCLA Deformation and Heat Fluxes on Icy Satellites
Tue May 4, 200411:00 am Bill Farrand University of Colorado A topic on MER (TBD)
Mon Apr 12, 200411:00 am Scott McIntosh NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Investigating solar chromospheric topography
Mon Mar 22, 200411:00 am Paul Boerner Stanford University Coronal Diagnostics Derived from Multilayer Images
Tue Mar 16, 200411:00 am Chad Trujillo Gemini Observatory The Brightest Kuiper Belt Objects: Discovery, Populations, and Primordial Formation Scenarios
Fri Mar 12, 200411:00 am Sara Magrin SwRI Search and Spectroscopic Study of Solar System Minor Planets: Telescopic Observations
Tue Mar 9, 20044:00 pm Dennis Ebetts Ball Aerospace The James Webb Space Telescope
Tue Mar 2, 200411:00 am Keith Harrison SwRI Boulder Tharsis Recharge: A Source of Water for the Martian Outflow Channels
Fri Feb 27, 200411:00 am Gordon Chin NASA Goddard Space Flight Center The VESPER mission to Venus
Tue Feb 24, 200411:00 am Brian Hynek University of Colorado Martian Water on the Brain: Initial Results from the Mars Exploration Rovers
Fri Jan 30, 200411:00 am Bruce Jakosky University of Colorado Thermal Inertia of the MER Landing Sites
Fri Jan 9, 200411:00 am Anatoli Pavlov Russian Astrobiology Center Martian Bugs on Earth?! Where to Look for Martian Life
Tue Dec 23, 200311:00 am Kandis Lea Jessup Lowell Observatory Perspectives on Io's Atmosphere: New Insights and Old Nags
Thu Dec 18, 200311:00 am Cathy Olkin Lowell Observatory The Mass Ratio of Pluto and Charon and Its Implications
Tue Dec 16, 200311:00 am Leslie Young SwRI Boulder Triton's Thermosphere: Another Energy Crisis?
Tue Dec 9, 200311:00 am Hal Levison SwRI Boulder The Role of Giant Planets in Terrestrial Planet Formation and Habitability
Tue Dec 2, 200311:00 am Suzanne Traub-Metlay Front Range Community College The Russian and Chinese Space Programs
Fri Sep 19, 200311:00 am Michael Drake University of Arizona LPL Chemical clues to the width of feeding zones of the terrestrial planets
Fri Sep 12, 200311:00 am Tom Krimigis Applied Physics Laboratory Out of the Solar System, at last: Voyager 1 Exits the Solar Wind at 85 AU
Wed Jul 30, 20032:00 pm Robert Haberle NASA Ames The Pascal Mars Scout Mission
Tue Jun 17, 200311:00 am John Spencer Lowell Observatory Io's Lopsided Atmosphere
Mon Jun 16, 200311:30 am Bob Grimm Blackhawk Geoservices and LASP Geophysical Characterization of Groundwater on Mars
Tue May 20, 200311:00 am David Kaufmann SwRI Boulder Modelling Bar/Spiral Structure in Galaxies
Tue May 13, 200311:00 am Bill Bottke SwRI Boulder The Tidal Distortion and Disruption of Near-Earth Asteroids
Tue May 6, 200311:00 am Leslie Young SwRI Boulder Triton's Thermosphere: Another Energy Crisis?
Wed Apr 30, 200311:00 am David Klaus University of Colorado Bioastronautics
Wed Apr 23, 200311:00 am Alfred McEwen University of Arizona High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Fri Apr 18, 200311:00 am Bob Pappalardo University of Colorado Geology of Europa: Where Are We Now?
Thu Apr 10, 200311:00 am Phil Plait Sonoma State University Astronomy Hoaxes, Psuedoscience and Basic Misconceptions
Tue Apr 1, 200311:00 am Dirk Terrell SwRI Boulder Some Recent Work on Non-degenerate Binary Stars (plus a few astronomy bloopers from the literature!)
Tue Mar 25, 200311:00 am Luke Dones SwRI Boulder Formation of the Oort Cloud
Tue Mar 11, 200311:00 am Robert Zubrin and Kevin Shoemaker Mars Society Adventures at the Mars Desert Research Station
Tue Mar 4, 20034:00 pm Paul Weissman Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Size Distribution of Jupiter Family Comets
Tue Feb 25, 200311:00 am Casey Lisse University of Maryland Update on Deep Impact... Deeper and Deeper
Thu Feb 20, 200311:00 am Robert Jedicke University of Hawaii The Spacewatch Project: Unveiling the Origins of Near Earth Objects
Tue Feb 18, 200311:00 am Stephen Mojzsis University of Colorado MIF in BIF: A record of the early terrestrial atmosphere and biosphere in the chemistry of sulfur isotopes
Wed Feb 12, 200311:00 am Jon Stocke University of Colorado Where are the Baryons in the Local Universe?
Wed Feb 5, 200310:30 am Will Grundy Lowell Observatory Discovery of CO2 Ice on the Uranian Satellite Ariel
Fri Jan 31, 200311:00 am Guy Consolmagno SJ Vatican Observatory The History of the Vatican Observatory
Tue Jan 28, 200311:00 am David Vokrouhlicky Charles University, Czech Republic The Outlook for Directly Detecting the Yarkovsky Effect on Observed Asteroids
Tue Jan 21, 200311:00 am Andrea Schweitzer SwRI Boulder Chasing dSph Galaxies Over Half a Century: How They Unveil the Dark Matter in our Galaxy
Tue Jan 14, 200311:00 am Phil Nicholson SwRI Boulder Radar Observations of Saturn's Rings
Wed Dec 18, 200211:00 am Nick Hoffman U. of Melbourne, Australia White Mars
Wed Dec 4, 200211:00 am Alexander Pavlov University of Colorado
Wed Nov 27, 200211:00 am Carle Pieters Brown University The Enormous South Pole-Aitken Basin: What we know and what we want to know
Fri Nov 22, 200211:00 am Roman Rafikov Princeton Gap Formation by Non-linear Shocks
Wed Nov 20, 200211:00 am Yuhong Fan HAO/NCAR Coronal Magnetic Field Associated with Eruptive Solar Activity
Wed Nov 13, 200211:00 am Josh Colwell University of Colorado Marbles in Space: Experimental Studies of Collisions in Planetary Rings and Protoplanetary Disks
Wed Nov 6, 200211:00 am Dave Young SwRI San Antonio Sampling the Plasma Universe: Saturn, Borrelly and Earth
Thu Oct 31, 200210:00 am Phil Nicholson Cornell, on sabbatical at SwRI Searches for Irregular Satellites of Uranus and Saturn
Wed Oct 23, 200211:00 am Mike Shull University of Colorado New FUSE Results on the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium
Mon Oct 21, 200210:30 am Meredith Wills-Davey Montana State Wave Propagation on the Sun: Finding New Ways to Learn about the Solar Corona
Fri Oct 18, 200211:00 am Jim Cravens SwRI San Antonio
Mon Oct 14, 200211:00 am Heikki Salo University of Oulu, Finland Viscous Oscillatory Instability of Dense Planetary Rings
Wed Oct 2, 200211:00 am Phil Armitage University of Colorado Growth and Migration of Giant Planets within Evolving Protoplanetary Disks
Wed Sep 25, 200211:00 am Brian Enke SwRI Boulder Human Exploration of Mars - What are we waiting for?
Fri Sep 20, 200211:00 am Doug Englehart Digital Globe Quick Bird Commercial Remote Sensing Mission
Wed Sep 11, 200212:00 pm Mike A'Hearn University of Maryland Deep Impact and Cometary Unknowns
Wed Sep 4, 200211:00 am Jim Green University of Colorado The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
Wed Aug 28, 200211:00 am Tony Muscatello Pioneer Astronautics METAMARS-Methane to Aromatics
Mon Aug 12, 20024:00 pm John Wilson Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, NOAA Synthesis of Mars Spacecraft Data with a Mars General Circulation Model
Fri Jul 19, 20024:00 pm John Spencer Lowell Observatory New Windows on Io's Atmosphere
Tue Jul 16, 20024:00 pm David Ferrill SwRI Boulder Faulting on Mars versus Earth: Influence of different gravity on fault geometry
Mon Jul 15, 20024:00 pm Dave Tholen University of Hawaii Short Arc Orbit Solutions
Fri Jul 12, 20024:00 pm M. Coleman Miller University of Maryland Black Hole Dynamics in Stellar Clusters
Mon Jul 1, 200212:00 pm Carter Emmart Director of Astrovisualization, Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History Free 3D Universe Atlas on a Laptop
Tue Jun 25, 20024:00 pm Nathan Bridges Jet Propulsion Laboratory Sand at Work on Mars: The Story of Rock Abrasion and Other Mysteries
Fri Jun 7, 20024:00 pm Joe Harrington Cornell University Physics of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impacts
Fri May 24, 20024:00 pm Nathan Bridges Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Damp Red Planet: Gully Erosion and Ice Melting on Mars Today
Wed May 8, 20024:00 pm Blair Savage University of Wisconsin-Madison FUSE Observations of O VI in the Galactic Halo and Beyond
Tue May 7, 20024:30 pm Mike Kaplan Boeing SVS - Boulder Architecture Study for the Terrestrial Planet Finder
Mon Apr 29, 200211:00 am USAF Brig. Gen. Simon Pete Worden US Space Command, Peterson AFB Colorado Springs Perspectives on the Space Program -- Both Military and Civilian
Thu Apr 25, 200211:00 am Jennifer Grier Planetary Science Institute Understanding The Timing of Recent Impact Events: A Multidisciplinary View
Thu Apr 18, 20024:00 pm Leslie Sage Senior Editor, Nature How to Publish a Letter in Nature
Fri Apr 12, 20024:00 pm Bill Farrand Space Science Institute Detection of low abundance materials at the Mars Pathfinder landing site using sub-pixel analysis techniques
Wed Jan 23, 20024:00 pm Dan Britt University of Tennessee The Geology of the Mars Pathfinder Site
Fri Jan 18, 20024:00 pm Dennis Ebbets Ball Aerospace Phenomenology of exo-solar terrestrial planets, and implications for NASA's TPF mission
Tue Jan 15, 20024:00 pm Alan Stern SwRI Boulder The New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt Mission: No More Secrets
Fri Jan 11, 200212:00 pm Steve Squyres Cornell University The 2003 Mars Exploration Rover Mission
Wed Jan 9, 200210:30 am Eugene Chiang University of California-Berkeley Dynamics of Planetary Rings and Extrasolar Planets

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