ESAC Seminars - 2011 Programme

Date Title Abstract  Speaker Affiliation Room

Thursday, 10:30h
15 December 2011

A simplified view of blazars: a new approach to explain recent multi-frequency observations and long-standing puzzles Print Abstract Paolo Giommi ASI Science Data Center, ESRIN, Frascati, Italy B3

Thursday, 10:30h
1 December 2011

What we know about the Rosetta target comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko so far Print Abstract Colin Snodgrass Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany A24

Wednesday, 14:30h
30 November 2011

Revealing the origin of the optical emission in low-mass X-ray binaries Print Abstract Alexandra Veledina University of Oulu, Finland B3

Tuesday, 14:30h
29 November 2011

Correlated spectral and aperiodic variabiliy in Be X-ray binaries Print Abstract Elisa Nespoli Universidad de Valencia, Spain B3

Monday, 14:30h
7 November 2011

Distant Galaxy Clusters as Probe of Structure Formation and Cosmology Print Abstract Piero Rosati ESO Garching, Germany B3

Thursday, 10:30h
3 November 2011

MEGARA, the future IFU and MOS of the 10.4m GTC Print Abstract Armando Gil de Paz Departamento de Astrofisica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain B5

Monday, 10:30h
24 October 2011

Variations of the IMF and the Star Formation Efficiency, Physics or Random Sampling? Print Abstract Sami Dib Imperial College, London, UK B3

Wednesday, 14:30h
19 October 2011

Where did the Galilean Satellites form? Print Abstract Doug Hamilton Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h
29 September 2011

Spectral Analysis of Hot Stars - Old Fashioned or Trendy? Investigating the Final Stages of Intermediate Mass Stars Print Abstract Thomas Rauch Institut füer Astronomie und Astrophysik, Tüebingen, Germany B3

Thursday, 10:30h
8 September 2011

Ten Years after - I'd love to change the world: X-ray spectroscopy population studies with XMM-Newton Print Abstract Matteo Guainazzi ESA/ESAC B3

Thursday, 10:30h
25 August 2011

Interferometric observations of solar system minor bodies: results and future challenges Print Abstract Marco Delbo Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, France B3

Thursday, 10:30h
11 August 2011

Cold complex organic molecules toward low-mass protostars and outflows Print Abstract Nienke van der Marel Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands B3

Friday, 10:30h
10 June 2011

Open questions in Solar Physics and how Solar Orbiter would help us to solve them Print Abstract Jörg Büchner Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany B3

Wednesday, 10:30h
25 May 2011

How molecules form in the Star Forming Regions? Print Abstract Kinsuk Acharyya S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Salt Lake, Kolkata, India B3

Wednesday, 14:30h
18 May 2011

The low mass IMF of open clusters: universality vs evolution with age Print Abstract Estelle Moraux IPAG, Institut de Planetologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble, France B3

Thursday, 14:30h
12 May 2011

Whizzing past Earth: The Properties of Near Earth Asteroids Print Abstract Francesca DeMeo Massachussets Institute of Technology, Boston, USA B3

Thursday, 14:30h
10 May 2011

Magnetically-channeled accretion/ejection processes in young stars and their impact on angular momentum evolution Print Abstract Jerome Bouvier IPAG, Institut de Planetologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble, France B3

Thursday, 10:30h
28 April 2011

The DIG mystery resolved by HOLMES Print Abstract Christophe Morisset Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain B3

Thursday, 11:30h
14 April 2011

Tycho Brahe - High quality Science Operations in the epoch of the Armada Print Abstract Michael Rosa ESA/European Southern Observatory, Garching/Munich, Germany B3

Thursday, 14:30h
7 April 2011

X-raying Hot Massive Stars Print Abstract Lida Oskinova Astronomical Institute, Potsdam, Germany B3

Tuesday, 10:30h
5 April 2011

On the nature of the X-ray corona of black hole binaries Print Abstract Julien Malzac CESR, Toulouse, France B3

Friday, 10:30h
25 March 2011

Celestial Reference Frames: A plan for ESA-DSN collaboration Print Abstract Chris Jacobs Jet Propulsion Laboratory, CA, USA B3

Tuesday, 14:30h
22 February 2011

The Life Cycle of Matter in the Large Magellanic Cloud: Insights from Spitzer and Herschel Print Abstract Margaret Meixner Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MA, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h
10 February 2011

Rosetta's view of an asteroid collision Print Abstract Colin Snodgrass Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany B5

Tuesday, 10:30h
25 January 2011

ESAC Research Fellowship Candidates Jamboree Print Abstract RF candidates ESAC B3

Monday, 10:30h
24 January 2011

Tracing the evolution of Dust in Protoplanetary Disks Print Abstract Isa Oliveira Sterrewacht Leiden, The Netherlands B3