Planetary Journal Club

The Planetary Journal Club is a Friday lunch seminar where we informally discuss recently published papers on a planetary topic. So bring your lunch and listen to what’s new in the literature. For more information or to sign up for the mailing list please contact Nicole Albers (firstname.lastname@lasp.colorado.edu).

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Fridays 12:00-12:30
SPSC N100
Nicole Albers (firstname.lastname ‘at’ lasp.colorado.edu)

Spring 2013

FEBRUARY

08 Nicole Albers A new method to determine the grain size of planetary regolith
Gundlach and Blum (2013), A new method to determine the grain size of planetary regolith, Icarus, 223, pages 479-492 [doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.11.039]
15 Glen Stewart The formation of regular satellites from a massive ring
Crida and Charnoz (2012), Formation of Regular Satellites from Ancient Massive Rings in the Solar System, Science, 338, pages 1196-1199 [doi:10.1126/science.1226477]
22 Emma Marcucci Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission: First Results
Zuber et al. (2012), Gravity Field of the Moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission, Science, 339, pages 668-671 [doi:10.1126/science.1231507]
Wieczorek et al. (2012), The Crust of the Moon as Seen by GRAIL, Science, 339, pages 671-675 [doi:10.1126/science.1231530]
Andrews-Hanna (2012), Ancient Igneous Intrusions and Early Expansion of the Moon Revealed by GRAIL Gravity Gradiometry, Science, 339, pages 675-678 [doi:10.1126/science.1231753]

MARCH

01 no journal club moved to March 08
08 CANCELED
15 Sascha Kempf Origin of Saturn’s rings and inner moons
Canup (2010), Origin of Saturn’s rings and inner moons by mass removal from a lost Titan-sized satellite, Nature, 468, pages 943-926 [doi:10.1038/nature09661]
22 no journal club LPSC The Woodlands, TX
29 no journal club Spring Break

APRIL

05 Karan Molaverdi Possible rings of Pluto
Thiessenhusen et al. (2002), A dust cloud around Pluto and Charon, Planetary and Space Science, 50, 79-87 [doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(01)00074-5]
Poppe and Horanyi (2012), The effect of Nix and Hydra on the putative Pluto-Charon dust cloud, Planetary and Space Science, 59, pages 1647-1653 [doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.08.001]
Pires dos Santos et al. (2013), Small particles in Pluto’s environment: effects of the solar radiation pressure, MRRAS, 430, pages 2761-2767 [doi:10.1093/mnras/stt076]
12 Morgan Rehnberg Ice on the Surface of Mercury – New MESSENGER Results
Neumann et al. (2013), Bright and Dark Polar Deposits on Mercury: Evidence for Surface Volatiles, Science, 339, pages 296-300 [doi:10.1126/science.1229764]
19 Dave Brain Saturn’s Ring Rain
O’Donoghue et al. (2013), The domination of Saturn’s low-latitude ionosphere by ring ‘rain’, Nature, 496, pages 193-195 [doi:10.1038/nature12049]
26 Tyler Mitchell Spectroscopy of an exoplanet atmosphere
Konopacky et al. (2013), Detection of Carbon Monoxide and Water Absorption Lines in an Exoplanet Atmosphere, Science 339, pages 1398-1401 [doi:10.1126/science.1232003]

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