SSO Open Seminars - 2006 Programme

Date Title Abstract Speaker Room
24 November 2006 What can The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope do for us? Synergies with Planck and other ESA missions Dave Clements, Imperial College, UK Newton 1
17 November 2006 Resolving Saturn's magnetism: the power of electromagnetically inductive reasoning David Southwood, D/SCI, ESA HQ, Paris, France Einstein
10 November 2006 The Venus express mission: first results Håkan Svedhem, Venus Express project scientist, RSSD/ESTEC, The Netherlands Einstein
27 October 2006 From Active regions to Zonal flows - 10 Years of Discoveries with SOHO
MPEG movies: The Multi Sun (16 MB), 3D Sunspot (12 MB)
Daniel Mueller, SOHO Deputy Project Scientist European Space Agency c/o NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA Fresnel
23 October 2006 The search for Earth-like planets orbiting other stars Uffe Gråe Jørgensen, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark Einstein
13 October 2006 Surprises in the high-energy sky: the detection of hard X-rays from anomalous X-ray pulsars with INTEGRAL and RXTE Lucien Kuiper, SRON, Utrecht, The Netherlands Newton 1
29 September 2006 [Colloquium] Mars Exploration with Humans and Robots: Personal Reflections and Future Directions Movie 1 (55 MB), Movie 2 (17 MB) Scott Hubbard, SETI institute, former director of NASA AMES research center (2002-2006), California, USA Newton
08 September 2006 ESA role in the Astronomical Virtual Observatory Christophe Arviset, RSSD/ESAC, Spain Einstein
30 June 2006 New Horizons: NASA's Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission Daniel Mege, University of Nantes, France Fresnel 1
16 June 2006 Birkeland: the first space scientist Alv Egeland, University of Oslo, Norway Fresnel 1
19 May 2006 Science to be done with the Attacama Large Millimeter Array: synergies with Herschel and other ESA missions Tom Wilson, European Southern Observatory (ESO), Germany Fresnel 1
05 May 2006 [Colloquium D-SCI+D-TEC] Mission of the century: the Voyagers odyssey and the recent exploration of the termination shock and heliosheath Stamatios M. Krimigis, Academy of Athens, Greece and John Hopkins University, USA Newton
07 April 2006 Atomic clocks: testing fundamental laws of physics in space Luigi Cacciapuoti, RSSD/ESTEC, The Netherlands Einstein
24 March 2006 Extra-planar X-ray emitting gas in spiral galaxies Matthias Ehle, RSSD/ESAC, Spain Fresnel 1
10 March 2006 Deep Impact: excavating comet Tempel 1 Michael F. A'Hearn, University of Maryland, USA Fresnel 1
24 February 2006 Huygens 1 year after touchdown: results Jonathan Lunine, University of Arizona (USA) and INAF/IFSI, Rome (Italy) Fresnel 1
10 February 2006 Sun - Earth connection observed in 3D with Cluster: 5 years of Cluster results Philippe Escoubet, Cluster project scientist, RSSD/ESTEC, THe Netherlands Fresnel 1
27 January 2006 INTEGRAL and XMM-Newton view of the galactic center region Andrea Goldwurm, Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique, Saclay, France Fresnel 1
13 January 2006 The SSETI programme and the SSETI express mission Tor Viscor, Manager of the SSETI-community and Neil Melville, SSETI Express project manager, ESA Education Office Fresnel 1