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 160 of the PS building (building 121).

If you cannot attend, anyone can connect remotely through Zoom.

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), Autumn Shackelford (A.Shackelford 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 2021 
# Date Who What
#362 3 Dec Dr. Lisa Prato (Lowell)


#361 26 Nov ———— Thanksgiving
#360 19 Nov Anish Roshi TBD
#359 12 Nov (TBD / Vanessa Lowry ) TBD
#358 5 Nov
#357 29 Oct
#356 22 Oct Open discussion Decadal survey white paper paper1 and paper2
#355 15 Oct Katie McIntyre The science case for a return to Enceladus
#354 8 Oct —– DPS
#353 1 Oct Theodora Karalidi What’s the weather really like on Luhman 16B? (paper1 and paper2)
#352 24 Sept Michael Himes The orbit of planet 9 
#351 17 Sept Mary Hinkle The Surface of (16) Psyche from Thermal Emission and Polarization Mapping
#350 10 Sept Melissa Martinot The search for lunar mantle rocks exposed on the surface of the Moon
#349 3 Sept students presenting at DPS DPS practice talks
#348 27 Aug everyone Introductions