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 3:30-4:30PM.  The seminar is preceded by a brief reception in room 500 at 3:00PM. To be notified of seminar announcements, please sign up here. This schedule is subject to change, please check back frequently.

Spring 2015 Schedule

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
1/22/2015 How do we compare planetary space environments? Barry Mauk JHU/APL
1/29/2015 Does Auroral Kilometric Radiation Penetrate to Ground-Level? Jim Labelle Dartmouth
Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) – A New Mission Whose Time Has Come! Nathan Schwadron UNH
2/12/2015 4:00pm in ME Dept: Room 245
Space: The Ultimate Laboratory [Joint with Mechanical Engineering]
Daniel Gershman NASA/GSFC
2/19/2015 Successive and Interacting Coronal Mass Ejections: Causes and Effects Noe Lugaz UNH
2/26/2015 Thermal Processes in the Solar Corona Amir Caspi SwRI Boulder
3/5/2015 From the Aurora to the Ring Current –The Ionospheric Contribution to the Magnetospheric Plasma Lynn Kistler UNH
3/12/2015 Spring Break
3/19/2015 Multi-Instrument Observations of Radiation Belt Physics: Van Allen Probes Perspectives John Foster MIT/Haystack
3/26/2015 Characterizing Radiation Belt Dynamics Using Van Allen Probes Data Chia-Lin (Elly) Huang UNH
4/2/2015 Science Beyond the Tower: Non-traditional Career Paths in Science Communication Mika McKinnon io9 & Physics Today
4/9/2015 The Earth’s Dynamical Radiation Belts: New insights from the Van Allen Probes mission Shri Kanekal NASA/GSFC
4/16/2015 Geospace Structure and Dynamics in the Coupled Plasmasphere-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere System: New Observational Insights Phil Erickson MIT/Haystack
4/23/2015 It takes MOXIE to send people to Mars Michael Hecht MIT/Haystack
4/30/2015 Structure and Dynamics of Mercury’s Magnetosphere Inferred from MESSENGER Observations and Highlights from the MESSENGER mission Haje Korth JHU/APL