Planetary Seminar / Journal Club

Planetary Science Journal Club seminar series is back on!

Meetings are conducted on Fridays at 11:30 – 12:30 in Room 445 of the PS building (building 121) and Zoom (contact us for connection details).

At our seminar series, everyone is welcome to bring food items and/or snacks and participate. The meetings last about 45 minutes, and are very informal. There will either be a research seminar or (preferably) a journal club.

A general list of topics and ground rules can be found here.

Please contact the organizer(s), Kayla Schang(kschang at or Theodora Karalidi (tkaralidi at if you have questions or would like to give a talk.
Visit the archive page for this seminar series to see a list of speakers in past semesters, and some statistics on who has given talks.

Fall 2022
# Date Who What
#392 12/2 Peter Braunschweig Detectability of satellites around directly imaged exoplanets and brown dwarfs 
#391 11/25 —— Thanksgiving
#390 11/18 Max Galloway Modeling Polarization Signals from Cloudy Brown Dwarfs Luhman 16 A and B in Three Dimensions
#389 11/11 —— Veteran’s day
#388 11/4 Rachel Belton A dusty starburst masquerading as an ultra-high redshift galaxy in JWST CEERS observations
#387 10/28 everyone (leads: Addie, Theodora) Decadal Survey (planetary & astro)
#386 10/21 ——- STEM day
#385 10/14 Chris Bennett The Ladder of Life Detection
#384 10/7 —— DPS week
#383 9/30 everyone presenting at DPS  DPS practice talks
#382 9/23 Mary Hinkle Arecibo S-band Radar Characterization of Local-scale Heterogeneities within Mercury’s North Polar Deposits
#381 9/16 Kerri Donaldson Hanna Lunar-VISE
#380 9/9 Lucas McClure

Space Weathering within C-complex Main Belt Asteroid Families

#379 9/2 Kayla Schang Lunar PAD
#378 8/26 Everyone Welcome/open discussion