Public Lectures 2007-2008

Lectures are the first Wednesday of every month in Auditorium 299 at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 7 pm.

Parking and admission are free and open to the public.

DATE Speaker Topic Title (click title for abstract)
Oct 2 Dr. Dave Rusch AIM

AIM: A NASA Mission Exploring Clouds on the Edge of Space

Nov 6 Dr. Shri Kanekal Earth The Near Earth Radiation Environment: Van Allen Belts, solar particles, Jovian electrons and all that
Dec 4 Prof. Fran Bagenal Jupiter Exploring the Giant Magnetosphere of Jupiter
Feb 5 Prof. Larry Esposito Saturn The History of Saturn’s Rings
Mar 4 Dr. Tom Woods The Sun Maunder Minimum: How the cold period in the 1600s was influenced by solar activity
Apr 1 Dr. Melissa Trainer Saturn Hazy Skies on the Early Earth: Lessons from Saturn’s moon Titan
May 6 Prof. Mihaly Horanyi Plasma Dusty Plasmas in the Solar System
Jun 3 Prof. Bruce Jakosky Mars Martian Habitability