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 4-5PM.  The seminar is preceded by a brief reception in room 500 at 3:30PM. To be notified of seminar announcements, please sign up here. *This schedule is subject to change. Please check back frequently.

Spring 2014 Schedule

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
Thursday, 01/23/14 AGU Parker Lecture Rerun: Heliospheric Pattern Recognition Nancy Crooker Boston Univeristy
Thursday, 01/30/14 Superheating the solar wind and solar corona Justin Kasper University of Michigan
Thursday, 02/06/14 The heliosphere’s interaction with the interstellar medium John Richardson MIT
Thursday, 02/13/14 My Research Project CSP Graduate Students Boston University
Monday, 02/20/14 BU’s Role in the MAVEN Mission John Clarke, Michael Mendillo, & Paul Withers Boston University
Thursday, 02/27/14 The Lunar Atmospheric Tide as Viewed by Multiple Satellites Jeff Forbes University of Colorado
Thursday, 03/06/14 Super-Earths and Sub-Neptunes in the Solar Neighborhood Zach Berta-Thompson MIT
Thursday, 03/20/14 Sunsets on Saturn – a new perspective on the upper atmosphere from Cassini UVIS occultations Tommi Koskinen Univeristy of Arizona
Thursday, 03/27/14 Modeling ionospheric density structures generated by magnetospheric and lower atmospheric interactions Matthew Zettergrren ERAU
Thursday, 04/03/14 Equatorial Spread F – A space weather problem finally resolved? David Hysell Cornell University
Thursday,  04/10/14 The Solar Wind and Development of Solar Probe Plus Tony Case Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Thursday, 04/17/14 Taking the Long View – Solar System Astronomy at Millimeter and Submillimeter Wavelengths Mark Gurwell Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Friday, 04/25/14 More than 50 years of planetary exploration: A plasma science perspective. Margaret Kivelson UCLA
Thursday, 05/01/14 A travelogue of my professional life T.A. Fritz Boston University