ESAC Seminars - 2016 Programme

Date Title Abstract  Speaker Affiliation Room

Thursday, 10:30h 15 December 2016

Science in Microgravity

Print Abstract Pedro Duque ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3

Tuesday, 10:30h 13 December 2016

The search for Philae Lander

Print Abstract Laurence O'Rourke ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 1 December 2016

Why is ESAC so hilly?: Geology of the Madrid region

Print Abstract Enrique Díaz Martínez Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 24 November 2016

Characterising the lunar crust-mantle transition with visible-near infrared spectroscopy to constrain the evolution of our Moon

Print Abstract Mélissa Martinot Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands B3

Friday, 15:00h 4 November 2016

An Improved Measurement of the Expansion Rate of the Universe and a Path to 1% with Gaia

Print Abstract Adam Riess (Nobel Laureate) Johns Hopkins University, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA D1/D2

Thursday, 10:30h 22 September 2016

Gamma-ray emission from accreting/transitional millisecond pulsars, redbacks, and black widows

Print Abstract Jian Li Institute for Space Sciences (CSIC−IEEC), Barcelona, Spain B3

Friday, 10:00h 16 September 2016

Kelvin-Helmholtz waves at Earth’s magnetopause and magnetic reconnection due to KHWs

Print Abstract Wenya Li Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden B5

Thursday, 10:30h 15 September 2016

Jovian Micrometeoroid Environment Model: Dust from the Galilean Satellites

Print Abstract Jürgen Schmidt University of Oulu, Finland D2

Thursday, 10:30h 8 September 2016

The new Planetary Science Archive: why is it interesting for you?

Print Abstract Sebastien Besse ESAC/ESA, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 4 August 2016

Geometrical light curve models

Print Abstract Martí Martínez de Morentin Cardoner Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 28 July 2016

Modelling X-ray beacons in curved space time

Print Abstract Sebastian Falkner Remeis-Observatory & ECAP, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany B3

Thursday, 10:30h 21 July 2016

Quasi-periodic oscillations in black-hole and neutron-star binaries

Print Abstract Sara Motta University of Oxford, Wadham College, UK B3

Wednesday, 10:30h 6 July 2016

Space Law: An Introduction for Space Scientists

Print Abstract Rafael Moro Aguilar Orbspace Engineering, Podersdorf, Austria B3

Tuesday, 10:30h 5 July 2016

Search for binary central stars of planetary nebulae: exploiting archival data

Print Abstract Alba Aller Universidad de Valparaiso, Chile B3

Tuesday, 10:30h 30 June 2016

ESO: Status and Perspectives

Print Abstract Fernando Comerón European Southern Observatory, Santiago, Chile B3

Tuesday, 10:30h 28 June 2016

Structures in plasma turbulence: from MHD to Vlasov models

Print Abstract Sergio Servidio University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy B3

Thursday, 10:30h 9 June 2016

Role of a global ocean on the formation and evolution of an atmosphere on early Titan

Print Abstract Nadejda Marounina LPG Nantes / Université de Nantes, France B3

Thursday, 10:30h 2 June 2016

Chemistry and Dynamics of the Milky Way - From Before Hipparcos Until Gaia

Print Abstract Johannes Andersen DARK Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen, Denmark B5

Thursday, 10:30h 19 May 2016

All the Light There Ever Was

Print Abstract Alberto Domínguez Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 5 May 2016

Feedback in a Seyfert Galaxy produced by a multi-component X-ray ultra-fast wind: the case of IRAS17020+4544

Print Abstract Anna Lia Longinotti Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, Tonantzintla, Puebla, México B3

Wednesday, 10:30h 4 May 2016

Resolving AGN Mode Switching and Feedback via the Narrow Line Region

Print Abstract Peter Maksym Center For Astrophysics, Harvard, MA, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h 28 April 2016

Low thermal inertias of icy surfaces

Print Abstract Cecile Ferrari Paris Diderot University, Paris, France B3

Thursday, 10:30h 7 April 2016

Virtual Observatory and Citizen Science as ingredients for asteroid data mining and surface characterization

Print Abstract Benoit Carry / Enrique Solano Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice, France /Centro de Astrobiología, INTA-CSIC, Madrid, Spain B3

Thursday, 10:30h 31 March 2016

X-ray Spectral Diagnostics of the Physical Environment in Seyfert Galaxies and Galactic Black Hole Binaries

Print Abstract Ken Ebisawa JAXA, ISAS, Japan B3

Thursday, 10:30h 10 March 2016

Tycho-Gaia and beyond: combining data for precision astrometry

Print Abstract Daniel Michalik Lund Observatory, Sweden B3

Friday, 10:30h 26 February 2016

Hawaiian Starlight

Print Abstract Jean-Charles Cuillandre CEA, Saclay, France D1/D2

Thursday, 10:30h 18 February 2016

Solar System Science with Gaia and Euclid

Print Abstract Benoit Carry Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice, France B3

Thursday, 10:30h 11 February 2016

The Juno Mission to Jupiter

Print Abstract Scott Bolton / Rick Nybakken Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h 4 February 2016

CARMENES at Calar Alto: from the Barnard's star, through exoearths, to PLATO

Print Abstract José A. Caballero Landessternwarte Koenigstuhl, Heidelberg, Germany B3

Tuesday, 10:30h 2 February 2016

Recent observations of magnetic reconnection by the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission

Print Abstract Daniel B. Graham Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden B3

Thursday, 10:30h 28 January 2016

Detection of an accreting non-recycled X-ray pulsar using the new XMM-Newton catalog website

Print Abstract Ivan Zolotukhin IRAP/Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie, Toulouse, France B3

Thursday, 10:30h 21 January 2016

Mapping the Similarities of Spectra: Global and Locally-biased Approaches to SDSS Galaxies

Print Abstract Tamás Budavári Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA B3

Thursday, 10:30h 14 January 2016

Cosmography: the Imperial Science

Print Abstract BOOK David Barrado CAB/INTA-CSIC, Madrid, Spain B3