Seminars for Scientists

Our Spring seminar series begins on January 18th.

We are actively seeking speakers for our Spring 2018 seminar series, if you or a colleague would like to give a seminar please contact the Seminar Organizers Justin Deighan or Maria Usanova (firstname.lastname at lasp.colorado.edu). LASP seminars are held every Thursday at 4:00 PM in the SPSC building, generally in room W120. Refreshments are served at 3:45. All LASP science seminars are open to visitors and our colleagues in other departments.

Current Schedule:

Thursday, Mar 01, 2018
Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Thursday, Feb 08, 2018

Current Schedule (expanded):

January
Jan
19

A New View of Jupiter’s Aurora: The Juno UVS Perspective

Speaker:  Tommy Greathouse
Date & Time:  Friday, Jan 19, 2018 ,  11:00 AM
Location:  SPSC W120
Abstract:

The ultraviolet spectrograph on board the Juno spacecraft (Juno UVS) is afforded a unique view of Jupiter’s polar auroras never before seen. Looking down from above each pole from altitudes ranging from ~0.05-7 RJ, UVS is able to see for the first time the behavior of the UV aurora on the night side as well… Read more »

March
Mar
1

JunoCam

Speaker:  Candy Hansen
Date & Time:  Thursday, Mar 01, 2018 ,  4:00 PM
Location:  
Abstract:
February
Feb
15

TBD

Speaker:  Aimee Merkel (LASP)
Date & Time:  Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 ,  4:00 PM
Location:  SPSC W120
Abstract:

TBD

February
Feb
8

TBD

Speaker:  Frank Crary (LASP)
Date & Time:  Thursday, Feb 08, 2018 ,  4:00 PM
Location:  SPSC W120
Abstract:

TBD

February
Feb
1

Coupling processes in Earth’s and Mars’ upper atmospheres

Speaker:  Federico Gasperini (Utah State University)
Date & Time:  Thursday, Feb 01, 2018 ,  4:00 PM
Location:  SPSC W120
Abstract:
January
Jan
29

Discovering Earth’s Radiation Belts: 60th Anniversary of Sputnik & Explorer

Speaker:  Dan Baker (LASP)
Date & Time:  Monday, Jan 29, 2018 ,  2:00 PM
Location:  SPSC W120
Abstract:
January
Jan
25

The SORCE Mission Celebrates Fifteen Years

Speaker:  Tom Woods, Marty Snow, Jerry Harder, and Emily Pilinski (LASP)
Date & Time:  Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 ,  1:30 PM
Location:  SPSC W120
Abstract:

On January 25, 2003, NASA’s Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) spacecraft was launched into space on a Pegasus XL launch vehicle that carried four instruments: the Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM), Solar Stellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment (SOLSTICE), Spectral Irradiance Monitor (SIM), and Extreme Ultraviolet Photometer System (XPS). The primary objective for SORCE is to measure… Read more »

January
Jan
18

60-year old mystery resolved by our first CubeSat

Speaker:  Xinlin Li (LASP)
Date & Time:  Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 ,  4:00 PM
Location:  SPSC W120
Abstract:

Our first CubeSat: Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment (CSSWE), launched on September 13th, 2012 and operated more than two years, is a joint project between the department of AES and LASP and has been a tremendous success in Education, Engineering and Science. More than 65 students have involved with this project, working diligently with mentoring… Read more »