Stars & Planets Seminar Schedule

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Date Speaker Title Special Note
Mon 01/13/2020
  1. Steven Greybush (Penn State)
  1. The Atmosphere and Weather of Mars: Insights from Spacecraft, Models, and Reanalysis
CANCELLED
Mon 01/27/2020
  1. Nicole Arulanantham (Colorado)
  2. John McCann (UC Santa Barbara)
  1. Tracing UV-sensitive molecules in protoplanetary disks with HST
  2. Atmospheric escape for close-in exoplanets
Mon 02/03/2020
  1. Hannah Jang-Condell (Wyoming)
  2. Maximilian Günther (MIT)
  1. Protoplanetary Disks with Gaps: Matching Models to Observations
  2. Stellar Flares and Habitable (?) M-dwarf Worlds with TESS
Mon 02/10/2020
  1. Thomas Louden (Warwick)
  2. David Hernandez (CfA)
  1. Climate mapping of exoplanets
  2. Are long-term N-body simulations reliable?
Fri 02/21/2020
  1. Alisdair Davey (National Solar Observatory)
  2. Sihao Cheng (Johns Hopkins)
  1. DKIST: The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope
  2. New white dwarf populations revealed by Gaia
Note special Friday date due to holiday. Seminar has been relocated to Pratt.
Mon 02/24/2020
  1. Rob Farmer (Amsterdam)
  2. Jonathan Crass (Notre Dame)
  1. TBD
  2. TBD
Mon 03/02/2020
  1. Manolis Georgoulis (Georgia State & Academy of Athens)
  2. Sommer Johansen (UC Davis)
  1. An Investigation of Stellar Magnetic Forcing on Planets: Lessons for Earth, Mars and Some Known Exoplanets
  2. Investigating astrophysical nitrogen-heterocycle formation with rotational spectroscopy and computational chemistry
Mon 03/09/2020
  1. Lily Zhao (Yale)
  2. Rachel Matson (US Naval Observatory, DC)
  1. EXPRES - A Next-Generation Spectrograph
  2. Speckle Imaging of Exoplanet Host Stars
CANCELLED
Mon 03/16/2020
  1. Jennifer Yee (CfA)
  2. Tom Evans (MIT)
  1. TBD
  2. TBD
CANCELLED
Mon 03/23/2020
  1. Joanne Baker (Harvard)
  2. Jessica Spake (Caltech)
  1. TBD
  2. TBD
CANCELLED
Mon 03/30/2020
  1. Elisabeth Matthews (MIT)
  2. Andrea Dupree (CfA)
  1. TBD
  2. TBD
CANCELLED
Mon 04/06/2020
  1. Jared Goldberg (UC Santa Barbara)
  2. Athira Menon (Amsterdam)
  1. TBD
  2. TBD
CANCELLED
Mon 04/13/2020
  1. Rachael Roettenbacher (Yale)
  2. Somayeh Khakpash (Lehigh)
  1. TBD
  2. TBD
CANCELLED
Mon 04/20/2020
  1. Christina Hedges (NASA Ames)
  2. Cameron Mackie (Berkeley)
  1. How to remove systematic noise to reveal new transiting planets, and more!
  2. TBD
CANCELLED
Mon 04/27/2020
  1. Giacomo Beccari (ESO)
  2. Jayesh Goyal (Cornell)
  1. TBD
  2. TBD
CANCELLED