Planetary Seminar / Journal Club

Planetary Science Journal Club seminar series is back on!

Meetings are conducted on Fridays at 12:00 – 13:00 in Room 445 of the PS building (building 121).

If you cannot attend, anyone can connect remotely through adobe connect here:

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), Gal Sarid (gal.sarid at or Stephanie Jarmak (jarmak 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 2019
# Date Who What
#291 Apr. 19  Humberto Campins  New results from OSIRIS-REx
#290 Apr. 12  Charles Schambeau  The first active red Centaur (Mazzotta Epifani et al. 2018, A&A)
#289 Apr. 5  Vanessa Lowry  The Lucy mission
#288 Mar. 29  Theodora Karalidi  The Kepler-107 system: evidence for a giant impact event on an exoplanet (Bonomo et al. 2019)
#287 Mar. 22  No Meeting  LPSC
#286 Mar. 15  No Meeting  Spring Break
#285 Mar. 8  Isabel Rivera  Dragonfly: A Rotorcraft Lander Concept for Scientific Exploration at Titan (Lorenz et al. 2018)
#284 Mar. 1  Jennifer Larson  The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Ejecta
#283 Feb. 22  Freeform  Round-up of recent advancements
#282 Feb. 15  Amy LeBleu-DeBartola A survey of Space laws and ethics
#281 Feb. 8  Wesley Chambers A story of regolith told by Lunar Penetrating Radar (Zhang et al. 2019, Icarus)
 #280 Feb. 1  Ana Carolina NASA Lucy Mission: How ground-based observations can support the exploration of primitive objects in the Solar System
 #279 Jan. 25  Stephanie Jarmak  QUEST: A New Frontiers Uranus Orbiter Mission Concept from the 30th Annual JPL Planetary Science Summer Seminar
#278 Jan. 18  Freeform (Zoe Landsman lead)  Science news