Seminar Series

The Center for Space Physics Seminar series convenes every Thursday with noted exceptions during the Fall and Spring semesters in room 502 of 725 Commonwealth Avenue from 4:00-4:45PM.  The seminar is preceded by a brief reception in room 500 at 3:45PM.

The Spring 2017 Seminar Series is currently being created, please check back later for an updated schedule.

To see a list of previous semesters’ seminars, please visit our Previous Schedules and Topics page.
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Spring 2017 Schedule

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
1/26/17 The Risks of Multiple Breadbasket Failure Anthony Janetos BU
2/2/17 *Cancelled*
Numerical Modeling of Ionospheric Plasma and Its Effects on the Magnetosphere
Daniel Welling University of Michigan
2/9/17 *Cancelled Due to Weather – Rescheduled for 3/30*
Shedding Light on the Terrestrial Hydrogen Corona using its Ultraviolet Emission
Lara Waldrop U. Illinois
2/16/17 First Results of the Juno Mission in Jupiter’s Magnetosphere Jack Connerney NASA GSFC
2/23/17 Towards an Understanding of Exoplanetary Composition Jonathon Fortney UC Santa Cruz
3/2/17 TBD
3/9/17 No Seminar – Spring Break
3/16/17 Joint Seminar with IAR
Exploring the Solar System with the James Webb Space Telescope
John Stansberry STScI
3/23/17 Aeronomy via a Ground-based Network Carlos Martinis BU
3/30/17 Shedding Light on the Terrestrial Hydrogen Corona using its Ultraviolet Emission Lara Waldrop U. Illinois
4/6/17 The Driving of the Earth’s Magnetosphere by the Solar Wind Joe Borovsky SSI
4/13/17 Radial Diffusion and Decay of Energetic Electrons in Earth’s Outer Radiation Belt and Slot Region Qianli Ma BU
4/20/17 Auroral Electron Acceleration by Alfven Waves Run Shi BU
4/27/17 Polar‐cap Precursor of Meso‐scale Nightside Auroral Brightenings Ying Zou BU/UCLA

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