SSO Open Seminars - 2016 Programme

Date Time Title Abstract  Speaker Room
9th December 2016 15:00 The Exospheres of Europa, Ganymede and Callisto Print Abstract Audrey Vorburger, University of Bern Einstein
25th November 2016 15:00 The epoch of reionization through gravitational telescopes in the JWST era Print Abstract Hakim Atek, EPFL Escape
11th November 2016 15:00 Life and scientific research under Mars-like conditions Print Abstract Christiane Heinicke Newton 1
28th October 2016 15:00 Mars, Old and New: Ancient Climate, Landing Sites and Active Processes Print Abstract Peter Grindrod, Birkbeck College Einstein
14th October 2016 15:00 Globular cluster dynamics: a Gaia challenge Print Abstract Mark Gieles, University of Surrey Escape
16th September 2016 15:00 The Sun in high resolution - contribution of small-scale solar phenomena to space weather Print Abstract Birgit Lemmerer, University of Graz Escape
2nd September 2016 15:00 Formation of comets, planets, moons in our solar system Print Abstract Olivier Mousis, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille Newton 1
17th June 2016 15:00 The Architecture of the Radio Sky Print Abstract P. Leahy, University of Manchester Einstein
3rd June 2016 15:00 Age and dynamics of young star clusters with the Gaia-ESO Survey Print Abstract G. Sacco, INAF Arcetri Escape
20th May 2016 15:00 Constraints on black hole formation Print Abstract P. Jonker, SRON - Radboud University Nijmegen Einstein
29th April 2016 15:00 News from small other worlds Print Abstract D. Queloz, University of Cambridge Escape
15th April 2016 15:00 Is it possible to distinguish cometary and asteroidal meteoroids? Print Abstract J. Toth, Comenius University of Bratislava Einstein
8th April 2016 15:00 Space Weather on Exoplanets Print Abstract A. Hanslmeier, University of Graz Ba024
18th March 2016 15:00 Biosignatures on Mars: what, where, and how? Print Abstract Frances Westall, CNRS, Orleans Escape
4th March 2016 15:00 What determines the space weather response of Coronal Mass Ejections? Print Abstract E. Kilpua, University of Helsinki Newton 1
19th February 2016 15:00 The instability of the giant planets of the solar system: early or late? Print Abstract A. Morbidelli, Nice Observatory  Escape
5th February 2016 15:00 "A sight which is by far the noblest astronomy affords". The Transits of Mercury in the 17th- and 18th- centuries Print Abstract H. Zuidervaart, Huygens Institute - KNAW Einstein
22nd January 2016 15:00 Starbursting Dwarf Galaxies at High-Redshift Print Abstract Michael Maseda, Leiden Observatory Einstein