Planetary Decadal Survey

Planetary Decadal Survey Town Hall and New England Regional Planetary Science Meetingicon-yss

Date: Sat. 26 March 2011
Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Place: Boston University

Rm 502, CAS Building, 725 Commonwealth Ave Boston

This meeting will begin with a presentation of the Planetary Decadal Survey by a member of the steering group, Joe Veverka. It will be followed by presentations on “who does what in New England” in planetary science, by a representative from each university.  Visit NASA’s Solar System Exploration site for more information on the decadal survey.

Schedule:

10:30 a.m.-Coffee

11 a.m. – Decadal presentation followed by discussion – Joe Veverka

Noon – Lunch will be served

1 p.m. – Short presentations on planetary science at NE schools (15 min each)

Cornell – Veverka (Clarke)                               Harvard – Sarah Stewart

U. New Hampshire – Jim Connell                  Boston U. – Paul Withers

Tufts – Sam Kounaves                                        Brown – TBD

MIT – Rick Binzel                                                 CfA-Arielle Moullet

4 p.m. – Final discussion and close

Students are welcome to attend!

Kindly RSVP by emailing nkcahill@bu.edu

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Parking: You will be able to park at the Granby Parking Lot on Commonwealth Ave.  It is $8 for the day.