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.

Spring 2023
# Date Who What
#407 4/21 Christina Moraitis 1 Year of Imaging with JWST (the highlight reel)
#406 4/14 Luisa Fernanda Zambrano-Marin &

Nick Piskurich

2020BX12: The Last binary Observed at Arecibo Observatory &


#405 4/7 Joe Harrington JWST ERS exoplanet papers.
#404 3/31 Brittany Harvison A JWST transmission spectrum of a nearby Earth-sized exoplanet
#403 3/24 Marley Chertok &

N. Pinilla-Alonso

The Diversity of Lunar Volcanism Inferred from Rocky Crater Populations &

Every Ice Everywhere All at Once!!!!

#402 3/17 —— LPSC week
#401 3/10 Brennan Arnold Using High Energy Density (HED) Sciences to Probe Planetary Interiors
#400 3/3 faculty Prospectives’ visit lightning talks
#399 2/24 Kenneth Gordon & Alex Wolszczan What would happen if the Solar System had a super Earth?    & Introduction to group
#398 2/17 Richard Jerousek Saturn’s obliquity and rings
#397 2/10 Autumn Shackelford Ice on Mercury
#396 2/3 Lorraine Rosello Del Valle Polarimetric Study of Near-Earth Asteroid (1566) Icarus
#395 1/27 Everyone PSJC – style status – how we move forward
#394 1/20 ——– CUWiP
#393 1/13 Everyone Welcome/open discussion