ESAC Seminars - 2015 Programme

Date Title Abstract  Speaker Affiliation Room

Thursday, 10:30h 17 December 2015

The Juice Mission

Print Abstract VIDEOS Nicolas Altobelli/Olivier Witasse ESA/ESAC, Madrid, Spain / ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands B3

Friday, 10:30h 11 December 2015

Galaxy evolution in clusters from the CLASH-VLT survey

Print Abstract Andrea Biviano INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste, Italy B3

Thursday, 10:30h 10 December 2015

Probing the clumpy winds of giant stars with high mass X-ray binaries

Print Abstract Victoria Grinberg MIT Kavli Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h 3 December 2015

From X-rays to Far Infrared: A multiwavelength view of environmental effects on cluster galaxy evolution

Print Abstract Ricardo Pérez ESAC, Madrid, Spain B3

Friday, 10:30h 6 November 2015

Cometary Observations: from Halley to Tchury

Print Abstract Pierre Encrenaz LERMA - Observatoire de Paris, France B3

Thursday, 10:30h 29 October 2015

Studying compact objects with spectral decomposition methods

Print Abstract Karri Koljonen NYU Abu Dhabi, UAE B3

Thursday, 10:30h 15 October 2015

Is there a hope of discovering new physics in the Euclid era?

Print Abstract Francisco Prada Instituto de Fisica Teorica, UAM-CSIC, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 24 September 2015

Gaia mission status

Print Abstract Timo Prusti ESTEC/ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands B3

Thursday, 10:30h 17 September 2015

Protoplanetary disk evolution in nearby star-forming regions

Print Abstract Alvaro Ribas ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3

Monday, 10:30h 14 September 2015

eLISA: Gravitational wave observatory in space

Print Abstract Stanislav Babak Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics - Albert Einstein Institute, Potsdam-Golm, Germany B3

Thursday, 10:30h 3 September 2015

Infrared study of transitional disks in Ophiuchus with Herschel

Print Abstract Isabel Rebollido ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 27 August 2015

Polarization properties during the rising phase of type-I bursts in LMXBs

Print Abstract Long Ji Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing, China B3

Thursday, 10:30h 23 July 2015

Tracking Planet Footprints in Dusty Disks

Print Abstract Catherine Espaillat Boston University, MA, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h 16 July 2015

The GNSS worldwide context and the Galileo Program: Update

Print Abstract Javier Ventura-Traveset ESA GNSS Science Advisory Group, ESAC, Madrid, Spain B3

Friday, 10:30h 3 July 2015

Toward Reliable Planet Occurrence Rates With Kepler

Print Abstract Natalie Batalha Kepler Mission Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, CA, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h 11 June 2015

Determining habitability at the icy moons: An orbital view of terrestrial analogues

Print Abstract Damhnait Gleeson Centro de Astrobiología, INTA-CSIC, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 14:30h 14 May 2015

SPECIAL SEMINAR: A tropical disease crosses the tropic: Lessons from Ebola

Print Abstract María Velasco Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain B3/B5

Friday, 10:30h 8 May 2015

Structural analysis of the Victoria quadrangle (H2) of Mercury based on NASA MESSENGER data

Print Abstract Valentina Galluzzi Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II" / Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope" D2

Thursday, 10:30h 7 May 2015

Giant Planets around Giant Stars

Print Abstract Artie Hatzes Thuringia State Observatory, Germany D1

Thursday, 10:30h 16 April 2015

Interpretation of Satellite Imagery for Decision Making within the Common Foreign and Security Policy - CFSP

Print Abstract Enrique Coiras European Union Satellite Centre (EU SatCen), Torrejon de Ardoz, Spain B3

Monday, 10:30h 13 April 2015

Gas inside the 97 AU cavity around the transition disk Sz 91: ALMA + Herschel results Print Abstract Héctor Cánovas Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile B3

Thursday, 10:30h 9 April 2015

Plasmas for Space Propulsion Print Abstract Eduardo Ahedo Grupo de Ingeniería Aeroespacial, Universidad Carlos III (UC3M), Madrid, Spain D2

Thursday, 10:30h 26 March 2015

Multi-wavelength study of the population of galaxies in intermediate-redshift clusters: the case of RXJ1557+4738 at z ~ 0.9 Print Abstract Irene Pintos-Castro Centro de Astrobiología, INTA-CSIC, Madrid, Spain / Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain B3

Monday, 14:30h 23 March 2015

Characterizing activity in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's inner coma with Rosetta-Alice Print Abstract Eric Schindhelm Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, US B3

Thursday, 10:30h 12 March 2015

SPECIAL SEMINAR: Experiences of a Dutch astronaut in space Print Abstract André Kuipers ESA astronaut D1/D2

Thursday, 10:30h 26 February 2015

White dwarf close encounters with SPH simulations Print Abstract Gabriela Aznar Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC) / Instituto de Estudios Espaciales de Cataluña (IEEC), Barcelona, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 12 February 2015

Cassini-Huygens, 10 years of discoveries...and more to come! Print Abstract PPT Nicolas Altobelli ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 5 February 2015

Luminous Infrared Galaxies from a multiwavelength perspective Print Abstract Rubén Herrero-Illana Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia-CSIC, Granada, Spain B3

Wednesday, 10:30h 28 January 2015

The Unimap map-maker: status and developments Print Abstract Lorenzo Piazzo Sapienza University, Rome, Italy B3