ESAC Seminars - 2018 Programme

Seminars at ESAC are currently organised by Héctor Cánovas and Pedro García-Lario.
Please contact the seminar organisers if you plan on giving a seminar or would like to have a visitor presenting one.

 

Upcoming seminars

Date Title Abstract  Speaker Affiliation Room

Thursday, 10:30h

6 Sept 2018

Title TBD Print Abstract David Brooks ISAS/JAXA, Kanagawa, Japan B3

Thursday, 10:30h

27 Sept 2018

Title TBD Print Abstract Xianzhe Jia University of Michigan, IL, USA B3

Past seminars

Date Title Abstract  Speaker Affiliation Room

Thursday, 10:30h

12 July 2018

Gravitational Waves Astronomy Print Abstract

Gabriela González

(invited speaker)

Louisiana State University, Louisiana, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h

28 June 2018

HEROES: Strong lensing of Lyman-alpha background emitters Print Abstract Günther Hasinger ESA/ESAC, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h

14 June 2018

First Contact: Understanding the nature of Interstellar Object 1I/‘Oumuamua Print Abstract Alan Fitzsimmons Queen's University Belfast, Ireland B3

Tuesday, 10:30h

12 June 2018

SMBH spin measurement in AGN: achievements, controversies and prospects Print Abstract Emanuele Nardini INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Italy D1

Friday, 10:30h

8 June 2018

Seeing the Sky: Visualization & Astronomers Print Abstract

Alyssa Goodman

(invited speaker)

Harvard University, MA, USA D1

Thursday, 10:30h

24 May 2018

Relativistic spectroscopy of black holes Print Abstract Michael Parker ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3

Friday,10:00h

11 May 2018

Some Lessons Learned from Ground-Based Telescope Operations Print Abstract Markus Kissler-Patig ESO, Garching, Germany B3

Thursday,11:15h

10 May 2018

AGN feed-back: why do we need XARM and Athena since XMM-Newton is doing so well? Print Abstract Matteo Guainazzi ESTEC/ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands B3

Thursday,10:30h

26 April 2018
Evolution of cometary surfaces Print Abstract Jean-Baptiste Vincent DLR Institute of Planetary Research, Berlin, Germany B3

Thursday,10:30h

19 April 2018

Polar Eco-vehicle inuit windsled, mobile laboratory in Antarctica Print Abstract Ramon Hernando de Larramendi   B3

Thursday,10:30h

12 April 2018

Astrophysical environments where microphysics matters Print Abstract Tommaso Grassi Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany B3

Thursday,10:30h

05 April 2018

Russian Cosmonaut: Alexander Lazutkin Print Abstract Alexander Lazutkin Space Enterprise Zvezda G.I. Severina D1/D2

Thursday,10:30h

22 March 2018

Precision fundamental physics with radio astronomy Print Abstract Michael Kramer (invited speaker) Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy, Bonn, Germany B3

Thursday,10:30h

15 March 2018

Multiwavelength Observations of Gamma-Ray Binaries Print Abstract Masha Chernyakova Dublin City University, Ireland B3

Thursday, 10:30h

08 March 2018

Shedding Light on the Dark Cosmos through Gravitational Lensing    

Print Abstract Sherry Suyu (invited speaker) Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany B3

Thursday, 10:30h

01 March 2018

WSO-UV in the context of astronomy in the 2020s

Print Abstract

Ana Inés Gómez de Castro UCM, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h

22 February 2018

The solar wind interaction with Mercury's magnetosphere and exosphere as seen by Messenger

Print Abstract

James Slavin (invited speaker) University of Michigan, MI, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h

15 February 2018

VVV/VVVX and VMC - sources for proper motion and variability information in the most obscured parts of the Milky Way and the Magellanic clouds

Print Abstract

Valentin Ivanov ESO, Garching, Germany B3

Thursday, 10:30h

08 February 2018

Titan's geology as a laboratory for the preparation of new missions: surface changesm chemical composition, and the connection to the interior

Print Abstract

Anezina Solomonidou ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h

25 January 2018

Shedding dust at the nanometre scale - results from the MIDAS atomic force microscope on Rosetta

Print Abstract

Mark Bentley ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3