Planetary Seminar / Journal Club Archive Page

PSJC Archive

This is the history page for the Planetary Science Journal Club, giving a list of all the speakers we’ve had in previous semesters.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for a summary of who has given presentations at this series.

Fall 2023
#42212/01Humberto CampinsO-Rex updates
#42011/17Rachel Lowers A planetary collision afterglow and transit of the resultant debris cloud
#41911/10————-Veterans Day
#41811/03Dan Brittmission updates
#41710/27Kayla Schang Releasing Atmospheric Martian Dust in Sand Grain Impacts
#41610/20Lorraine Rosello Del ValleLab Experiments to Support Remote Sensing Data and Sample Return Missions
#41510/13Donaldson Hanna, Dove, Karalidi, RamirezProposal writing
#41410/06———–DPS week
#41309/29Genevieve (Jenny) Markees & Max GallowayTOI-332b and the Neptunian Desert & Potential Biosignature Detection on Hycean World
#41209/22DPS practice week——–
#41109/15Brandon DotsonAnalysis of dust samples from the Starship oribital test flight
#41009/08Jared Long-FoxCoupling Experimentalism and Theorism in Planetary Science
#40909/01——- ———
#40808/25EveryoneWelcome/open discussion
Spring 2023
#4074/21Christina Moraitis1 Year of Imaging with JWST (the highlight reel)
#4064/14Luisa Fernanda Zambrano-Marin &  TBD2020BX12: The Last binary Observed at Arecibo Observatory & TBD
#4054/7Joe HarringtonJWST ERS exoplanet papers.
#4043/31———–Jenny’s defense @ 10am
#4033/24Brittany Harvison & N. Pinilla-AlonsoA JWST transmission spectrum of a nearby Earth-sized exoplanet & TBD
#4023/17——LPSC week
#4013/10Nick Piskurich & TBDTBD & TBD
#4003/3facultylightning talks
#3992/24Kenneth Gordon & Alex WolszczanWhat would happen if the Solar System had a super Earth?    & Introduction to group
#3982/17Richard JerousekSaturn’s obliquity and rings
#3972/10Autumn ShackelfordIce on Mercury
#3962/3Lorraine Rosello Del VallePolarimetric Study of Near-Earth Asteroid (1566) Icarus
#3951/27EveryonePSJC – style status – how we move forward
#3931/13EveryoneWelcome/open discussion
#39212/2Peter BraunschweigDetectability of satellites around directly imaged exoplanets and brown dwarfs 
#39011/18Max GallowayModeling Polarization Signals from Cloudy Brown Dwarfs Luhman 16 A and B in Three Dimensions
#38911/11——Veteran’s day
#38811/4Rachel BeltonA dusty starburst masquerading as an ultra-high redshift galaxy in JWST CEERS observations
#38710/28everyone (leads: Addie, Theodora)Decadal Survey (planetary & astro)
#38610/21——-STEM day
#38510/14Chris BennettThe Ladder of Life Detection
#38410/7——DPS week
#3839/30everyone presenting at DPS DPS practice talks
#3829/23Mary HinkleArecibo S-band Radar Characterization of Local-scale Heterogeneities within Mercury’s North Polar Deposits
#3819/16Kerri Donaldson HannaLunar-VISE
#3809/9Lucas McClureSpace Weathering within C-complex Main Belt Asteroid Families
#3799/2Kayla SchangLunar PAD
#3788/26EveryoneWelcome/open discussion
Spring 2022    
#3774/22Karl Slumba & Nick PiskurichAmmonium salts are a reservoir of nitrogen on a cometary nucleus and possibly on some asteroids & Lunar-like silicate material forms the Earth quasi-satellite (469219) 2016 HO3 Kamoʻoalewa
#3754/8Peter BraunschweigDetectability of CFCs as technosignatures
#3744/1Autumn Shackelford & Kayla SchangCarbon on Mercury (p1 & p2) & Habitat Design for Long Term Lunar Exploration: Benefits and Concerns with ISRU Materials and Regolith-based Construction Methods
#3733/25——–no PSJC
#3723/18Brittany Harvison & Max GallowayLife detection, exoplanets, and the Copernican principle & A Snowball in Hell: The Potential Steam Atmosphere of TOI-1266c
#3713/11——— LPSC week
#3703/4everyone interestedLPSC Practice Talks
#3692/25Kerri Donaldson HannaAnalyses of lunar samples returned by Chang’E 5 mission (p1 and p2)
#3682/18Genevieve MarkeesAn exomoon survey of 70 cool giant exoplanets and the new candidate Kepler-1708 b-i
#3672/11Anish RoshiArecibo-Green Bank-LOFAR Carbon Radio Recombination Line observations toward cold HI Clouds
#3662/4Christina MoraitisThe Art of Combining Light with OPA- the Original PolyOculus Array
#3651/28—–no PSJC
#3641/21Dale CruikshankIces, Organics, and Cryovolcanism in the Outer Solar System
#3631/14everyoneJWST and other news
Fall 2021    
#3623 DecDr. Lisa Prato (Lowell)Finding the Youngest Exoplanets and Understanding Their Formation
#36126 Nov————Thanksgiving
#36019 Noveveryoneopen discussion
#35912 NovDan BrittLucy
#3585 Nov——No PSJC
#35729 OctHumberto CampinsOsiris-Rex updates
#35622 OctOpen discussionDecadal survey white paper paper1 and paper2
#35515 OctKatie McIntyreThe science case for a return to Enceladus
#3548 Oct—–DPS
#3531 OctTheodora KaralidiWhat’s the weather really like on Luhman 16B? (paper1 and paper2)
#35224 SeptMichael HimesThe orbit of planet 9 
#35117 SeptMary HinkleThe Surface of (16) Psyche from Thermal Emission and Polarization Mapping
#35010 SeptMelissa MartinotThe search for lunar mantle rocks exposed on the surface of the Moon
#3493 Septstudents presenting at DPSDPS practice talks
#34827 AugeveryoneIntroductions
Spring 2021    
#34723 AprKenny GordonThe Physics of Falling Raindrops in Diverse Planetary Atmospheres
#34616 Apr——no meeting – Spring break
#3459 AprDavid Wrightthesis presentation – Simulating Systematic Errors in Exoplanetary Transits for the James
Webb Space Telescope
#3442 AprKatie SlavicinskaInvestigating Space Weathering of C-Complex Asteroids via Laboratory Simulations on Carbonaceous Chondrites ( paper 1 and 2)
#34326 MarNick PiskurichBifurcation of planetary building blocks during Solar System formation
#34219 Mar———no meeting – LPSC week
#34112 MarAutumn ShackelfordEthics & logistics of terraforming & colonizing Mars
#33926 FebStephanie EckertSelection and Characteristics of the Dragonfly Landing Site near Selk Crater, Titan
#33819 FebIsabel RiveraOverview of White Papers Submitted for the Decadal Survey in Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023-2032
#33712 FebYan FernandezContemporaneous Multi-Wavelength and Precovery Observations of Active Centaur P/2019 LD2 (ATLAS)
#3365 FebKeanna JardineEuropa’s Glow
#33529 JaneveryoneGeneral discussion
#33422 JanKatie McIntyreMission concepts to Enceladus and what it takes to do astrobio at Enceladus
Fall 2020    
#3324 DecSpace Policy, Economics, Ethics, and Societal Impacts Group (SPESIG)Colonial History and Decolonization of Planetary Science and Lunar Exploration
#33120 NovAddie Doveopen discussion Arecibo Observatory
#33013 NovVanessa LowryA Centaur in the Gateway ( and
#3296 NovBrynn Presler-MarshallCold Traps and Sunlit Regions: Recent Results on Lunar Hydration ( and
#32830 OctDPS weekcheck DPS schedule on spreadsheet
#32723 OctRyan GalinkinExogenic basalt on asteroid (101955) Bennu
#32616 OctMary HinkleThermophysical properties of the surface of asteroid 162173 Ryugu: Infrared observations and thermal inertia mapping
#3259 Octgrad students presenting @ DPS – part IIDPS practice talks
#3242 Octgrad students presenting @ DPS – part IDPS practice talks
#32325 Sep Luisa Zambrano-Marin, Anicia Arredondo, and Amy LeBleu-DeBartolaVenus mission planning workshop
#32218 SepMichael HimesPhosphine gas in the cloud decks of Venus
#32111 SepAmy LeBleu-DeBartolaFood in Space
#3204 SepJenny LarsonAssessing the risk of potentially hazardous asteroids through mean motion resonances analyses – Li et al (2019)
Spring 2020    
 #318Apr. 17 Allison Wing (FSU)Hurricanes and climate
#317Apr. 10Ryan GalinkinIs the Late Heavy Bombardment Real? (
#316Apr. 3Kenny GordonThe Possibility of Exomoons Around Giant Exoplanets ( and )
#315Mar. 27 Jaydeep MukherjeeNASA Opportunities for students through the Florida Space Grant Consortium
#314 Mar. 20 ———(would be) LPSC week
#313Mar. 13 ———SPRING BREAK
 #312Mar. 6Katie SlavicinskaEvidence for Proteogenic Peptide-like Sequences in Meteorites Through an Enzyme-Catalysed Stereoselective Hydrolysis Strategy
#311 Feb. 28 Michael HimesAtmospheric Erosion by Giant Impacts onto Terrestrial Planets (
#310Feb. 21Mary HinkleCharacterizing Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov ( and
 #309Feb. 14 open discussion 
#308Feb. 7 Kevin Ortiz (UPR)Mapping the Habitable Universe from Puerto Rico
#307Jan. 31Stephanie Eckertlead discussion on
#306Jan. 24 Carolyn Knowles2020 NASA Fellowship Activity and 2020 International Astronautical Congress
 #305Jan. 17 Jennifer LarsonUncovering the Origins of the Sudbury Impact Basin Through Analysis of Geological Formatios
Fall 2019
 #304Dec. 6 Vanessa LowryComet 2I/Borisov
#303  Nov. 22 Isabel RiveraFirst Results from TESS Observations of Comet 46P/Wirtanen
#302 Nov. 15Humberto Campins OSIRIS REx
#301 Nov. 8   Anicia Arredondo Pluto’s far side (Stern+2019)
#300 Nov. 1 Kerri Donaldson HannaTaking the Temperature of the Moon: Current and Future Observations
#299 Oct. 25 —-Cancelled due to room unavailability
#298Oct. 18 —-no PSJC
#297Oct. 11  Adam Burgasser (UC San Diego)The Brown Dwarf-Exoplanet Connection: Atmospheres, Host Stars and the End of the Main Sequence
#296Oct. 4—-no PSJC
#295Sept. 27Keanna JardinePossible explosion crater origin of small lake basins with raised rims on Titan (Mitri+2019)
#294Sept. 20 No meetingDPS
#293Sept. 13Open discussion (Katie McIntyre lead)First detection of water vapor on a habitable zone exoplanet (Benneke+2019 and Tsiaras+2019)
#292Aug. 30 Open discussion (Stephanie Jarmak lead)Open discussion & Europa missions
Spring 2019
#291Apr. 19Humberto Campins New results from OSIRIS-REx
#290Apr. 12 Charles SchambeauThe first active red Centaur (Mazzotta Epifani et al. 2018, A&A)
#289Apr. 5Vanessa Lowry The Lucy mission
#288Mar. 29Theodora KaralidiThe Kepler-107 system: evidence for a giant impact event on an exoplanet (Bonomo et al. 2019)
#287Mar. 22No Meeting LPSC
#286Mar. 15No Meeting Spring Break
#285Mar. 8Isabel Rivera Dragonfly: A Rotorcraft Lander Concept for Scientific Exploration at Titan (Lorenz et al. 2018)
#284Mar. 1Jennifer LarsonThe Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Ejecta
#283Feb. 22Freeform Round-up of recent advancements
#282Feb. 15Amy LeBleu-DeBartolaA survey of Space laws and ethics
#281Feb. 8Wesley ChambersA story of regolith told by Lunar Penetrating Radar (Zhang et al. 2019, Icarus)
#280Feb. 1Ana CarolinaNASA Lucy Mission: How ground-based observations can support the exploration of primitive objects in the Solar System
#279Jan. 25Stephanie JarmakQUEST: A New Frontiers Uranus Orbiter Mission Concept from the 30th Annual JPL Planetary Science Summer Seminar
#278Jan. 18 Freeform (Zoe Landsman lead) Science news
Fall 2018
#277Nov. 30Adriana Marais (SAP Africa, Foundation for Space Development South Africa) The Allure of the Unknown (life’s origin, life off Earth, life elsewhere)
#276Nov. 23No meetingThanksgiving
#275Nov. 16Gal Sarid‘Oumuamua is an alien spacecraft. Again. (Bialy & Loeb 2018, arXiv link)
#274Nov. 9Everybody (Addie Dove lead) Discussion with graduate students
#273Nov. 2Anicia Arredondo Composition of Pluto’s small satellites: Analysis of New Horizons spectral images (Cook et al. 2018, Icarus – Journal)
#272Oct. 26No MeetingDPS Meeting
#271Oct. 19Group DPS: Oral and Poster presentation preparation
#270Oct. 12Stephanie Eckert Tectonic patterns of shortening landforms in Mercury’s northern smooth plains (Crane & Klimczak 2019, Icarus – Journal)
#269Oct. 5Ryan ChallenerConfirming Variability in the Secondary Eclipse Depth of the Super-Earth 55 Cancri e (Tamburo et al. 2018, AJ – Journalastro-ph)
#268Sep. 28Amy LebleuWhere are all the aliens? SETI and the Fermi Paradox (“Dissolving the Fermi Paradox”, Sandberg et al. 2018, arXiv link)
#267Sep. 21Michael HimesDetermining Exoplanetary Atmospheric Compositions and Potential Biosignatures Using Machine Learning
#266 Sep. 14Katie McIntyreDetectability of Biosignatures in Anoxic Atmospheres with the James Webb Space Telescope: A TRAPPIST-1e Case Study (Krissansen-Totton et al. 2018, AJ – Journalastro-ph)
#265 Sep. 7Mary HinkleEvidence for OH or H2O on the surface of 433 Eros and 1036 Ganymed (Rivkin et al. 2017, Icarus – astro-ph link)
#264  Aug. 31 Isabel RiveraAsteroid mining with small spacecraft and its economic feasibility (Calla et al. 2018)
Spring 2018
 #263  Apr. 20 Rob Wittenmyer (University of Southern Queensland)MINERVA: Driving a new golden age of exoplanetary science with small
#262 Apr. 13 Leos PohlResurfacing asteroids from YORP spin-up and failure (Graves et al. 2018)
#261 Apr. 6Zoe LandsmanWidespread distribution of OH/H2O on the lunar surface interred from spectral data (Bandfield et al. 2018)
  Mar. 30No Meeting 
  Mar. 23No MeetingLPSC week
  Mar. 16No Meeting Spring Break
#260 Mar. 9 Phil MetzgerMeasuring the Fidelity of Asteroid Regolith and Cobble Simulants (Metzger et al., 49th LPSC (2018), Poster abstract #2926)
#259 Mar. 2 Group discussionThoughts about Astrobiology exploration of Ocean Worlds
#258 Feb. 23 Michael HimesWide Aperture Exoplanet Telescope: a low-cost flat configuration for a 100+ meter ground based telescope (Monreal et al., 2018)
#257 Feb. 16 Anicia ArredondoSublimation as a landform-shaping process on Pluto (Moore et al. 2017)
#256 Feb. 9Erika Kohler (NASA, GSFC) A Caustic Winter: Finding Snow on Venus
#255 Feb. 2 Yan FernandezStrong CO+ and N+2 Emission in Comet C/2016 R2 (Pan-STARRS (Cochran & McKay 2018)
#254 Jan. 26Althea Moorhead (NASA, MSFC) Fireballs and meteor showers as seen by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network
#253 Jan. 19 Gal Sarid + freeformPSJC introduction and logistics + The next NASA New Frontiers mission(s)
Fall 2017
#252Dec 1Stephanie GrantThe longevity of water ice on Ganymedes and Europas
around migrated giant planets (Lehmer et al. 2017)
 Nov 24No meetingThanksgiving
#251Nov 17Amy LeBleu-DeBartolaNature’s Starships: Observed Abundances and Relative Frequencies of
Amino Acids in Meteorites (Kobb & Pudritz 2014)
 Nov 10No meetingVeteran’s Day
#250Nov 3Kevin CannonPrimordial clays on Mars
#249Oct 27Fran Bagenal
(University of Colorado, Boulder)
Exploration of the Outer Solar System:
New Horizons at Pluto and Juno at Jupiter
 Oct 20No meetingDPS
#248Oct 13Jennifer LarsonImpact-induced melting during accretion of the Earth
(de Vries et al. 2016)
#247Oct 6Mary Hinkle2004 TT357: A potential contact binary in the Trans-Neptunian belt
(Thirouin, Sheppard & Noll 2017)
#246Sep 29Stephanie Jarmak A Cubesat Centrifuge for Long Duration Milligravity Research
(Asphaug et al. 2017)
#245Sep 22Kathleen McIntyreAtmospheric Circulation and Cloud Evolution on the Highly Eccentric
Extrasolar Planet HD80606b (Lewis et al. 2017)
#244Sep 15CancelledPost Hurricane Irma
#243Sep 8CancelledHurricane Irma
#242Sep 1Ryan ChallenerBiLinearly Interpolated Subpixel Sensitivity and Pixel-Level Decorrelation Applied to WASP-29b
#241Aug 25Gal SaridPSJC introduction and logistics + Your favorite NASA New Frontiers theme
Spring 2017
#240Apr 21Wesley ChambersWinds measured by the Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) during the MSL rover’s Bagnold Dunes Campaign
(Newmann et al. 2017, Icarus)
#239Apr 14Jennifer LarsonNew approaches to inferences for steep-sided domes on Venus
(Quick et al. 2016, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research)
#238Apr 7Tomas Kohout
(University of Helsinki)
Asteroid Spectral Imaging Mission (ASPECT) CubeSat
#237Mar 31Estela Fernández-Valenzuela
Physical properties of TNOs from photometry
 Mar 24No MeetingNo Meeting – LPSC 2017
 Mar 17No MeetingSpring Break
#236Mar 10Charles SchambeauAnalysis of Hubble Observations of Comet 29P/SW1 and Preparation of a Cycle 25 Hubble Proposal
#235Mar 3Phil MetzgerDiviner radiometer measurements of lunar cooling curves
(Williams et al. 2017, Icarus)
#234Feb 24variousGroup presentation – Visiting prospective students
#233Feb 17Stephanie JarmakAtmospheric Signatures of Giant Exoplanet Formation by Pebble Accretion
(Madhusudhan et al. 2016, astro-ph, arxiv)
#232Feb 10Humberto CampinsComet-Asteroid Transition Objects: Two Case Studies
#231Feb 3Julie BrissetThe many mysteries of active asteroids
(Jewitt et al. 2015, Asteroids IV)
#230Jan 27Josh ColwellThe mass and age of Saturn’s rings
#229Jan 20G. Sarid, D. Britt, Z. LandsmanOverview of NASA’s newly-selected Discovery missions –
Psyche & Lucy
Fall 2016
#228Dec 2Akbar WhizinSurface and Dust Properties of Comets – 67P’s view
(Bentley et al., 2016, NatureRoll et al., 2016, Icarus)
#227Nov 25No meetingNo meeting – Thanksgiving
#226Nov 18Ryan ChallenerExploring biases of atmospheric retrievals in simulated
JWST transmission spectra (Rocchetto et al., 2016, astro-ph)
 Nov 11No meetingNo meeting – Veteran’s Day
#225Nov 4Stephanie EckertLiquid Filled Canyons on Titan
(Poggiali et al., 2016, JGR, 43)
#224Oct 28Wesley ChambersConstraints on the Microphysics of Pluto’s Photochemical Haze
from New Horizons Observations (Gao et al., 2016, Icarus, In press)
 Oct 21No meetingNo meeting – DPS
#223Oct 14Leos PohlStatistics of meteor showers
#222Oct 7Z. Landsman, A. Dove, J. Brisset, J. CrowellCLASS/SSERVI trip the AOGS conference in Beijing
#221Sep 30Dan BrittGeology of Iceland
#220Sep 23Stephanie JarmakFailed Growth at the Bouncing Barrier in Planetesimal Formation
(Kruss et al., 2016, arXiv:1609.00501)
#219Sep 16Matthew Pasek
Phosphorus in Planet Formation
#218Sep 9Jurgen Blum
(TU Braunschweig)
The Regolith Story
#217Sep 2Gal SaridIntroduction, logistics, SpaceX’s exploding rocket
Spring 2016
#216Apr 22Leos PohlAsteroid Update from LPSC
#215Apr 15Zoe LandsmanEvidence for primordial water in Earth’s deep mantle
(Hallis et al., 2015, Science, 350, 6262, pp. 795-797)
#214Apr 8Andrew FosterAtmospheric, Orbital, and Eclipse Depth Analysis
of the Hot Jupiter HAT-P-30-WASP-51Ab
#213Apr 1Joe DonoghueAnthropocene for all
[Humans, anthropogenic change, and the Anthropocene (Braje & Erlandson 2013)The cost of living in the Anthropocene (Gillings & Hagan-Lawson 2014)Are Humans Now Overwhelming the Great Forces of Nature? (Steffen et al. 2007)Are we now living in the Anthropocene? (Zalasiewicz et al. 2008)]
#212Mar 25Stephanie EckertRemote sensing evidence for an ancient carbon-bearing crust on Mercury
(Peplowski et al. 2016, Nature Geoscience)
#211Mar 18Gal SaridNew Horizons and the Pluto system:
Top new results
#210Mar 4(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#209Feb 26Julie BrissetStudying planet formation on the ISS:
results of the NanoRocks experiment
#208Feb 19Stephanie JarmakMoon Zoo citizen science project
(Bugiolacchi et al., 2016, Icaus)
#207Feb 12Jim CooneyThe chirping of gravitational waves
#206Feb 5Joe Harrington et al.AAS 227 exoplanet showdown II
#205Jan 29(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#204Jan 22Joe Harrington et al.AAS 227 exoplanet showdown
Fall 2015
#203Dec 4Phil Metzger3D Additive Manufacturing in Space
 Nov 27no meetingno meeting – Thanksgiving
#202Nov 20Sally BlumethalFormation of amino acids in Titan’s atmosphere
 Nov 13no meetingDPS
#201Nov 6variousStudents Practice DPS presentations
 #200Oct 30Em DelarmeA disintegrating minor planet transiting a white dwarf
#199Oct 23Ryan ChallenerTransmission spectrum of a cold gas giant
#198Oct 16(freeform)Discussion of strange Kepler signal and Cassini images
#197Oct 9(freeform)Discussion of recent discovery selections
#196Oct 2Andrew FosterRecent Salt Water Discovery on Mars
#195Sep 25Jenna JonesNew Images and Science from New Horizons
#194Sep 18Wesley ChambersResearch from NASA LaRC Summer Internship
#193Sep 11(freeform)Discussion of new results from New Horizons and Rosetta
#192Sep 4Leos PohlCross-country adventures and Free-form discussion
Spring 2015
#191Apr 24Eric Ford (PSU)Insights into Planet Formation
from the Architectures of Exoplanet Systems
#190Apr 17(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#189Apr 10Jasmina BlecicFalse Positive Biosignatures in Exoplanetary Atmospheres
#188Apr 3Boris Galperin (USF)Anisotropic turbulence and zonal jets on giant planets,
in the ocean and in a laboratory
#187Mar 27Akbar WhizinJupiter’s Decisive Role
in the Inner Solar System’s Early Evolution
#186Mar 20Patricio CubillosPossible Role of GRBs on Life Extinction in the Universe
 Mar 13no meetingspring break
#185Mar 6(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#184Feb 27(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#183Feb 20
(PS 161)
Charles SchambeauOverview of the First Published Results from the Rosetta Mission
#182Feb 13Zoe LandsmanMars Methane Detection and Variability at Gale Crater
#181Feb 6Gal SaridThings That Go Whack & Oomph in the Night:
Ideas about Collisional Processing
Near (Mercury’s Formation) and Far (Icy Planetoids)
#180Jan 30(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#179Jan 23Basmah Riaz
Cometary Dust Composition Signatures
in Circum(sub)stellar Disks
#178Jan 16Daniel Angerhausen
Exoplanet Spectrophotometry
(from Ground-, Airborne- and Space-based Observatories)
Fall 2014
#177Nov 21Philip MetzgerThe Mystery of the Surveyor III Dust Deposits
 Nov 14no meetingDPS
#176Nov 7variousPreview of DPS Presentations
#175Oct 31(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#174Oct 24Dan Durda (SwRI)More Results on Impacts, Cratering, and Debris
#173Oct 17Jenna JonesPerturbation of the Mars Atmosphere by
the Near-Collision with Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)
#172Wed Oct 8
(11am, Room 445)
Kunio Sayanagi
(Hampton U.)
Hexagon and Polar Vortex: Observing Saturn’s
Northern High Latitudes from NASA’s Cassini Orbiter
#171Oct 3
(Room 248)
(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#170Sep 26
(Room 248)
Yan FernandezComet 67P: Up Close and Personal
#169Sep 19Tracy BeckerPlate Tectonics on Europa
#168Sep 12Julie BrissetStudying Planet Formation in Microgravity Experiments
#167Sep 5Vishnu Reddy (PSI)(Meet and Greet with Students)
Spring 2014
#166Apr 18Javier Licandro
Are Comets the Asteroids in
Cometary Orbits?
#165Apr 11Charles SchambeauThe Nucleus of Comet 29P
#164Apr 4variousRecent News: New Detached Object, Asteroidal Rings, CMB Polarization
#163Mar 28Thomas Statler
(UMd. & OU)
What Every Astronomer Should Understand About the NSF
#162Mar 21Jürgen Blum
(TU Braunschweig)
Comets Formed In Solar-Nebula
#161Mar 14Mehmet YesiltasThe Sutter’s Mill Meteorite
 Mar 7no meetingspring break
 Feb 28no meetingevent cancelled
#160Feb 21Ellen Howell
(Arecibo Obs.)
Radar Observations of Asteroids
#159Feb 14(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#158Feb 7Nate LustAsteroid 2577 Litva
#157Jan 31Peter Brown (UWO)Global Airburst Detection
#156Jan 24variousWater on Ceres
#155Jan 17(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
Fall 2013
#154Nov 22Tracy BeckerPlume Activity and
Tidal Stresses on Enceladus
#153Nov 15Patricio CubillosA Rocky Composition
for an Earth-sized Exoplanet
#152Nov 8Akbar WhizinStability of Satellites in
Closely Packed Planetary Systems
#151Nov 1Charles SchambeauActivity in Comet 67P
#150Oct 25Zoe LandsmanThe Taxonomic Distribution of Asteroids
from Multiyear All-Sky Photometric Surveys
#149Oct 21
(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
 Oct 11no meetingDPS
#148Oct 4variousPreview of DPS Presentations
#147Sep 27Catherine Neish (FIT)Radar Love: Mini-RF Observes the Moon
#146Sep 20Mehmet YesiltasInfrared Imaging Micro-Spectroscopy of
Meteorites with High Spatial Resolution
#145Sep 13
(BA1 212)
(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#144Sep 6Dan BrittHow many hurricanes are normal?
The Atlantic hurricane record for the past 5000 years
#143Aug 30(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
Spring 2013
#142Apr 19(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#141Apr 11
(special day)
Geza Kovacs
(UND & Konkoly)
From Small Signals to Big Planets
#140Apr 5Nate LustTraces of Ancient Lunar Water
#139Mar 29(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#138Mar 22Phil Nicholson (Cornell)Saturn and Titan stellar and solar
occultations with Cassini-VIMS
#137Mar 15
Emily KramerCuriosity Finds Habitability
 Mar 8no meetingspring break
#136Mar 1Peter Thomas (Cornell)Eggs in Space: The Mysterious
Ring Arc-Embedded Moons of Saturn
#135Feb 22Dan BrittThe Chelyabinsk Event
 Feb 15no meeting2012 DA14 event
#134Feb 8Josh ColwellOf Horseshoes and Heliotropes:
Dynamics of Dust in the Encke Gap
#133Feb 1Ashley Espy KehoeConstraining the cometary flux through the asteroid belt
during the late heavy bombardment
#132Jan 25George HatcherAlbedo and atmospheric constraints of dwarf
planet Makemake from a stellar occultation
#131Jan 18(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
Fall 2012
#130Nov 30William Reach (SOFIA)SMOG Check for Comets
 Nov 23no meetingholiday
#129Nov 16Adrienne DoveThe Origin of Phobos Grooves from Ejecta Launched
From Impact Craters on Mars: Tests of the Hypothesis
#128Nov 9Akbar WhizinOn the Formation of the Martian Moons
From a Circum-Martian Accretion Disk
#127Nov 2variousHighlights from DPS, Part II
#126Oct 26
in PS248
variousHighlights from DPS
 Oct 19no meetingDPS
#125Oct 12variousPreview of DPS Presentations
#124Oct 5(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#123Sep 28Laura SewardFollow Your Curiosity
#122Sep 21Jarrad PondImpacts on Jupiter
#121Sep 14Kelsey HargroveIrradiation of Astronomical Ices
#120Sep 7Tracy BeckerSHAPE Modeling of First Triple NEA 2001 SN263
#119Aug 31(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
Spring 2012
#118Apr 20Nate LustA Thermodynamic and Mechanical Model for
Formation of the Solar System via 3-Dimensional
Collapse of the Dusty Pre-solar Nebula
#117Apr 13Todd BradleyRecent Results on Grains
#116Apr 6Patricio CubillosDirect imaging of the planetary system HR 8799
#115Mar 30Jasmina BlecicModeling Exoplanetary Atmospheres
#114Mar 28Drake Deming (UMd)Transiting Exoplanets: From Kepler to TESS
#113Mar 27Adrienne Dove (CU)Experimental investigations of lunar plasma and dust dynamics
#112Mar 23Travis Gabriel21 Lutetia: The Rosetta Flyby
#111Mar 16Henry Hsieh (UH IfA)Activity in the Asteroid Belt:
Main-Belt Comets and Disrupted Asteroids
 Mar 9no meetingspring break
#110Mar 2Jarrad Pond3D Simulations of Pillars Formation around HII Regions:
The Importance of Shock Curvature
#109Feb 24Noemi RebeliLife & Light: Exotic Photosynthesis in
Binary and Multiple Star Systems
#108Feb 17Amanda Hendrix (JPL)Saturn’s Icy Moons: Understanding
the Effects of Exogenic Processes
#107Feb 10(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#106Feb 3Jason Steffen (Fermilab)Cosmology Results from Kepler
#105Jan 27(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#104Jan 20Humberto CampinsOrigin of Spacecraft-Accessible Near-Earth Asteroids
Fall 2011
#103Nov 30Mehmet YesiltasLaboratory Far-Infrared Spectroscopy of Terrestrial Phyllosilicates
to Support Planetary and Astronomical Remote Sensing
 Nov 23no meetingholiday creep
#102Nov 16(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#101Nov 9(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#100Nov 2variousHighlights from DPS, Part III
#99Oct 26Emily Kramer & Humberto CampinsHighlights from DPS, Part II
#98Oct 19Emily KramerHighlights from DPS
#97Oct 12Akbar WhizinOcean-like Water in the Jupiter-family Comet 103P/Hartley 2
 Oct 5no meetingDPS
#96Sep 28variousPreview of DPS presentations
#95Sep 21Laura SewardPlutonium for Peaceful Planetary Purposes
#94Sep 14Tracy BeckerFormation of the Lunar Farside Highlnads
#93Sep 7Eric RobinettRecent Results from the Hayabusa Sample Return
#92Aug 31Yan FernandezA Trojan for Earth, 2010 TK7
Spring 2011
#91Apr 22Stan Peale (UCSB)The MESSENGER Mission to Mercury
#90Apr 15Jarrad PondImpacts on Jupiter: Past and Present
#89Apr 8Jonathan Fortney (UCSC)Exoplanets
#88Apr 1Bob MackeChondrites as Samples of Differentiated Planetesimals
#87Mar 25Eduardo MartínInflated Hot Jupiters Do Not Require Inflated Physics
#86Mar 18Jim CooneyA Candidate Redshift z=10 Galaxy
 Mar 11no meetingspring break
#85Mar 4Rob French (SETI)Cupid is Doomed: The Instability of the Inner Uranian Satellites
#84Feb 25Kelsey HargroveOn the Puzzle of Space Weathering
Alteration of Basaltic Asteroids
#83Feb 18Jasmina BlecicPlanetary Magnetospheres and Aurorae
#82Feb 11Robert PealeFar-IR Spectroscopy of Moon-Relevant Minerals
#81Feb 4(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#80Jan 28Jessica Sunshine (U-Md)Water on the Surface of the Moon
#79Jan 21Bryce BolinThe Protoplanetary Disk Around the M4 Star RECX 5
Fall 2010
#78Dec 3Mitch Gordon (SETI)What’s New with PDS
 Nov 26no meetingholiday
#77Nov 19Emily KramerEncounter with Comet Hartley 2
#76Nov 12Kevin BaillieThe Occurence and Mass Distribution of Close-in
Super-Earths, Neptunes, and Jupiters
#75Nov 5Kevin StevensonGJ 581g: Earth 2.0?
 Oct 29no meetinggo to Star Formation Day instead
#74Oct 22
Laura SewardGanymede Interior, Surface, and Magnetosphere Observer
#73Oct 15
Bryce BolinOn the Origin of South Polar Folds on Enceladus
 Oct 8no meetingDPS
#72Oct 1
variousPreview of DPS presentations
#71Sep 22Eduardo MartínScience with the GTC
#70Sep 17Dave Jewitt (UCLA)Three Freaks of the Solar System (And Why They Matter)
#69Sep 10(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#68Sep 3Humberto CampinsThe Main-Belt Origin of NEA 1999 RQ36, and
More Ice and Organics on Asteroids: 65 Cybele
#67Aug 27Bryce BolinGeology of the Selk crater region
on Titan from Cassini VIMS observations
Spring 2010
#66Apr 23Bob MackeCharacterization of Meteorite Structure and Porosity
#65Apr 16Rachel Stevenson (UCLA)The Aftermath of the Comet Holmes Outburst
 Apr 9no meetingdistinguished speaker meeting preempts
#64Apr 5Hannah Jang-Condell (UMd)Catching Planet Formation in the Act:
Connecting Protoplanetary Disk Theory to Observations
#63Apr 2Ryan HardyOn the Orbit of Exoplanet WASP-12b
#62Mar 26Nate LustCompressed sensing
#61Mar 19Akbar WhizinStable and habitable systems with two giant planets
 Mar 12no meetingspring break
#60Mar 5Florian Rodler (IAC)The Search for Planets Around Low-Mass Stars:
An Introduction to Radial Velocity Technique
in the Near-Infrared
#59Feb 26Patricio CubillosAn Infrared Spectroscopic Search of the Exoplanet HD 217107b
#58Feb 19Mercedes López-Morales (CIW)Ground-based Studies of Exoplanet Atmospheres
 Feb 12no meetingprogram review preempts
#57Feb 5Phil Chamberlin (GSFC)The Solar Dynamics Observatory, Studying the Sun
and its Influence on Other Bodies in the Solar System
#56Jan 29Robert French (SETI)The Brightening of Saturn’s F Ring
#55Jan 22Emily Kramer2008 TC3, A Small Object that May Help
to Answer Big Questions
#54Jan 15Bryce BolinDetectability of Oort cloud objects using Kepler
Fall 2009
#53Dec 4Ashely Espy (UF)Dynamics of Asteroidal Structure in the Zodiacal Cloud
 Nov 27no meetingholiday
 Nov 20no meetingschedule conflict
#52Nov 13(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#51Nov 6Richard EastesThe short-term relationship between solar soft
X-ray irradiances and equatorial total electron content (TEC)
#50Oct 30(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#49Oct 23Mark Swain (JPL)Exoplanet Spectroscopy: a bright present, a brilliant future
#48Oct 16Stuart Pilorz (SETI)Thermal Emission from Saturn Ring Particles
 Oct 9no meetingDPS
#47Oct 2variousUCF Presentations at DPS
#46Sep 25(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#45Sep 18Dan BrittThe Dar al Gani Meteorite Field
#44Sep 11Bob MackeEnstatite Chondrite Physical Properties
#43Sep 4(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#42Aug 28Josh ColwellScience in a Suborbital Program
Spring 2009
#41Apr 22Nate LustSignificance Analysis of Asteroid Pairs
#40Apr 15Emily KramerInfrared Studies of Cometary Gas
#39Apr 8Richard EastesThe Global-scale Observations of
the Limb and Disk (GOLD) Mission
#38Apr 1Eduardo MartinA Concept for an M Dwarf Planet Hunter
#37Mar 25Rohit DeshpandeLithium: A Litmus Test for Brown Dwarfs
#36Mar 18Yan FernandezSome Unsolved Problems in Comets
 Mar 11no meetingspring break
#35Mar 4Kevin BaillieDid Saturn’s rings form during the Late Heavy Bombardment?
#34Feb 25variousHow to Write, Read, and Judge an Observing Proposal
#33Feb 18Adam Burgasser (MIT)The Brown Dwarf-Exoplanet Connection
#32Feb 11Dan BrittPorosity in Asteroids
#31Feb 4(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#30Jan 28(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#29Jan 21(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#28Jan 14Csaba PalotaiPrecipitation
Fall 2008
#27Dec 1Yan FernandezSpins of Small MBAs
#26Nov 17(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#25Nov 10(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#24Nov 3Kelsey HargroveSpectra in Spain
#23Oct 27Florian Rodler (IAC)The Search for Starlight Reflected from Hot Jupiters
#22Oct 20Michael KelleyGemini Mid-IR Polarimetry of NGC 1068:
Polarized Structures around the Nucleus
 Oct 13no meetingDPS
#21Oct 6Kevin StevensonSecondary Eclipse Photometry of GJ 436b
in Six Spitzer Channels
#20Sep 29Jim CooneyCosmology and the LHC
#19Sep 22Bob MackeWhat I Did on My Summer Vacation
#18Sep 15(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#17Sep 8Joe HarringtonPhotometry and Spectroscopy of Exoplanetary Atmospheres
Spring 2008
#16May 21Kelsey HargroveInfrared Spectra of Comet-Asteroid Transition Object
944 Hidalgo
#15Apr 23Nicolas Lodieu (IAC)UKIDSS Discoveries of Brown Dwarfs in
the Upper Sco OB Association and the Pleiades Cluster
#14Apr 16(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
#13Apr 9Kevin StevensonPulsation Velocity Curves of Cepheid Variables
#12Apr 2Bob MackePre-Solar Grains in Meteorite Matrix
#11Mar 26Todd BradleyMercury Exospheric and Surface Spectral Measurements
#10Mar 19(freeform)(An open discussion of various current topics)
 Mar 12no meetingspring break
#9Mar 5Yan FernandezShiny Trojans
#8Feb 27Nate LustOld Observatory; New Technologies
#7Feb 20Josh ColwellSaturn’s Small Inner Satellites.
The Equatorial Ridges of Pan an Atlas
#6Feb 13Jim CooneyMeasuring CMB Anisotropies:
WMAP Results and Planck Goals
#5Feb 6Mike KelleyChondrule Formation and Early Solar System Mixing, or,
Why Did STARDUST Return So Little Star Dust?
#4Jan 30Jonathan Langton (UCSC)Atmospheric Dynamics on Unevenly Irradiated Jovian Planets
#3Jan 23Dan BrittOrbital Forcing and Global Climate
#2Jan 16Humberto CampinsMarco Polo Mission and Proposed Work
#1Jan 9Joe HarringtonA Painless (but Quantitative) Introduction
to Wavelets, with Planetary Examples

Stats on speakers through Fall ’18 (263 events):

All Sems:50179434
All Sems:441296919