SSO Open Seminars - 2008 Programme

Date Title Abstract Speaker Room
20 June 2008 Is the search for the origin of the highest energy cosmic rays over? Alan Watson, University of Leeds, UK Einstein
6 June 2008 From Dust to Gas: The History of Interstellar Ices from Cloud Cores to Protoplanetary Disks Karin Öberg, Leiden University Einstein
23 May 2008 Exoplanetary transits and stellar oscillations: the first results from CoRoT and the PLATO project Claude Catala, Observatoire de Paris, LESIA Dance Room
25 April 2008 The scientific potential of the refurbished HST Francesco Paresce, Institute of Space Astrophysics, Bologna Einstein
14 March 2008 Titan and Enceladus mission (TANDEM) Prof. A. Coustenis, LESIA, Paris-Meudon Obs., France Dance Room
29 February 2008 Binary Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and Numerical Relativity Joan Centrella, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Einstein
15 February 2008 Witnessing the formation of a new planetary system Johny Setiawan, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Germany Einstein
1 February 2008 ExoMars: ESAs Mission to Search for Signs of Life on the Red Planet Jose Vago, ESTEC, D/HME Dance Room
18 January 2008 XEUS - Physics of the Hot Evolving Universe Prof. G. Hasinger, MPE, Germany Dance Room
9 January 2008 Atmosphere simulations: Believe-it-or-not? Dr. Christiane Helling, University of St Andrews, Scotland Einstein