SSO Open Seminars - 2019 Programme

Date Time Title Abstract  Speaker Room
11 Jan 2019 11:00 Physics of Cometary Nuclei – from Giotto to Rosetta Print Abstract Horst Uwe Keller, IGEP Universität Braunschweig / DLR Berlin Einstein
25 Jan 2019 14:00 HEROES: Strong lensing of Lyman-alpha background emitters Print Abstract Günther Hasinger, D/SCI Einstein
8 Feb 2019 11:00 Hitomi, the Perseus Cluster of galaxies and AGN Feedback Print Abstract Andy Fabian, University of Cambridge Newton 1
22 Feb 2019 11:00 Exploring the diversity of exoplanets through their birth environments in star clusters Print Abstract Maxwell Xu Cai, Leiden Observatory Einstein
8 Mar 2019 15:00 Massive black holes along the cosmic history: formation, dynamics and gravitational waves Print Abstract Alberto Sesana, University of Birmigham Einstein
22 Mar 2019 11:00 New results from the Dark Energy Survey Print Abstract Bob Nichol, University of Portsmouth Newton 1
5 Apr 2019 11:00 Objectivity, Statistical Inference and Trust in Science Print Abstract Jan Sprenger, University of Turin Newton 2
26 Apr 2019 11:00 How astronomers communicate: a survey of engagement practices among astronomers worldwide Print Abstract Marta Entradas, ISCTE- Instituto Universitário de Lisboa & London School of Economics Einstein
10 May 2019 11:00 From Galaxy Zoo to LSST: Citizen Science and the rise of the machines Print Abstract Chris Lintott, University of Oxford Einstein
24 May 2019 11:00 What is the Origin of Crustal Magnetic Anomalies on Mercury and the Moon? Print Abstract Lon L. Hood, University of Arizona Einstein
14 Jun 2019 11:00 Imaging Black Holes - First Results from the Event Horizon Telescope Print Abstract Heino Falcke, Radboud University Nijmegen Einstein
28 Jun 2019 11:00 Icy moons in the solar system: Formation, composition and first experimental studies Print Abstract Stephanie Cazaux, TU Delft Einstein
20 Sep 2019 11:00 Spectroscopy of Galaxies in the Early Universe: A JWST Sneak Peek Print Abstract Michael Maseda, Leiden Observatory Newton 1
11 Oct 2019 11:00 Sample return mission: the missing piece of the martian puzzle? Print Abstract Vinciane Debaille, University of Brussels Einstein
25 Oct 2019 11:00 Is the lunar magnetic field correlated with gravity or topography? Print Abstract Shengxia Gong, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory Dance Room
8 Nov 2019 11:00 Science is for Everyone: Why portraying science as difficult and special closes doors Print Abstract Jacqueline Campbell, University College London Dance Room
22 Nov 2019 11:00 Ancient inspiration for (early) modern scientific theories: Plutarch’s De facie as a source for Galileo’s theory of gravity Print Abstract Frederik Bakker, Radboud University Nijmegen Dance Room
6 Dec 2019 11:00 The Netherlands-China Low frequency Explorer (NCLE) - a low frequency pathfinder radio instrument on the Chinese Change’e 4 lunar mission Print Abstract Marc Klein Wolt, Radboud University Nijmegen Einstein