NSSTC Seminars

 

The default time and location for the NSSTC Space Science Seminars will be Tuesdays at 10:30 am in NSSTC Room 2096. Deviations from the default will be prominently noted. Donuts will be available 15 minutes prior to the start of each seminar.


Next Talk

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 October 23 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Juan Lorenzo / LSU, Department of Petroleum Engineering
Seminar Title: Seismic Properties of Soils on Earth and Possible Applications to Moon and Mars
Abstract Link: Abtract TBD
Host: Dr. Renee Weber (Sponsored by ST13)



Full Schedule

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 December 4 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Robert J. Leamon / University of Maryland
Seminar Title: TBD
Abstract Link: Abtract TBD
Host: Dr. Alphonse Sterling (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: THURSDAY, 2018 November 29 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Andres Munoz-Jaramillo / SouthWest Research Institute
Seminar Title: TBD
Abstract Link: TBD
Host: Dr. Alphonse Sterling (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 November 13 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Samuel Reid / Geometric Energy Corporation, Calgary, Canada
Seminar Title: TBD
Abstract Link: TBD
Host: Mitzi Adams (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Friday, 2018 November 2 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Toshi Hirabayashi / Auburn University
Seminar Title: Geophysical Structure of Top-Shaped Rubble-Pile Asteroids
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Caleb Fassett (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 October 23 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Juan Lorenzo / LSU, Department of Petroleum Engineering
Seminar Title: Seismic Properties of Soils on Earth and Possible Applications to Moon and Mars
Abstract Link: Abtract TBD
Host: Dr. Renee Weber (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 August 28 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Avijeet Prasad / Physical Research Laboratory, India
Seminar Title: Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Solar Corona Initiated with Extrapolated Non-Force-Free Magnetic Fields
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Qiang Hu (Sponsored by CSPAR)

Date/Time/Place: THURSDAY, 2018 August 23 10:00 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. David Asner / Brookhaven National Laboratory
Seminar Title: Brookhaven National Laboratory Capabilities and Potential Partnering
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Jessica Gaskin (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 August 14 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Slava Turyshev / NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Seminar Title: Solar Gravity Lens Telescope for Exoplanet Detection
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Reginald Alexander (Sponsored by ST03)

Date/Time/Place: FRIDAY, 2018 July 27 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Christopher Hamilton / Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona
Seminar Title: Flood Lava Eruptions on Earth and Mars
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Caleb Fassett (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 July 10 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Genevieve Vigil / USRA
Seminar Title: Super-Resolution Imaging for Biological Research Applications
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Mitzi Adams (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: MONDAY, 2018 June 4 10:00 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Debra Needham / NASA/MSFC
Seminar Title: Kilauea's 2018 Eruption, Data and Footage from the Hawaii Volcano Observatory
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Mitzi Adams (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 May 10 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Chien-Ting Chen / Pennsylvania State University
Seminar Title: Hidden monsters: cosmic evolution of supermassive black holes and their host galaxies
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Doug Swartz (Sponsored by USRA)

Date/Time/Place: WEDNESDAY, 2018 May 2 3:00 p.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Jon Hakkila / University of Charleston
Seminar Title: What Pulse Structure Reveals about Gamma-Ray Burst Kinematics
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Robert Preece (Sponsored by UAH)

Date/Time/Place: THURSDAY, 2018 April 26 11:00 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Corrine Fletcher / Florida Institute of Technology
Seminar Title: X-rays From Magnetic B-type Stars
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Adam Goldstein (Sponsored by USRA)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 March 27 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Katie Breivik / Northwestern University
Seminar Title: Exploring Compact-Binary Astrophysics with Multi-Messenger Astronomy
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Tyson Littenberg (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: MONDAY, 2018 March 12 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Marcos Santander / University of Alabama
Seminar Title: Multi-Messenger Searches for the Sources of High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Michelle Hui (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: TBD, NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Craig DeForest / Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)-Boulder
Seiminar Title: TBD
Abstract Link: Abtract TBD
Host: Sabrina Savage (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2018 January 9 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Sean Lindsay / University of Tennessee/Knoxville
Seminar Title: A Characterization of Multiple Asteroid Systems
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Mitzi Adams (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 December 5 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Olga V. Khabarova / Heliophysical Laboratory, Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism (IZMIRAN), Moscow, Russia
Seminar Title: Magnetic Cavities in the Solar Wind as Natural Tokamaks
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Gary Zank (Sponsored by CSPAR)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 November 28 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Angela Olinto / University of Chicago
Seminar Title: Space Probes of the Highest Energy Particles: POEMMA and EUSO-SPB
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Mark Christl (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 November 21 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Maxim Barkov / Purdue University
Seminar Title: 3D RMHD Modeling of Pulsar Bow-Shock Nebulae
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Nick Pogorelov (Sponsored by CSPAR)

Date/Time/Place: THURSDAY, 2017 November 16 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Brice Orange / OrangeWave Innovative Science
Seminar Title: A Solar Physics Feature Database and Magnetic Energy Coupling Studies
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Patrick Champey (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 November 14 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Greydon Foil / Carnegie Mellon University
Seminar Title: Efficiently Sampling from Underlying Physical Models
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Jessica Gaskin (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 November 7 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Adam Goldstein / NASA/MSFC/USRA
Seminar Title: The First Electromagnetic Counterpart to a Gravitational-Wave Signal: GRB 170817A and GW170817
Abstract Link: Abtract TBD
Host: Dr. Michelle Hui (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 October 24 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Tyson Littenberg / NASA/MSFC
Seminar Title: Results from the LIGO/Virgo Second Observing Run
Abstract Link: Abtract TBD
Host: Dr. Michelle Hui (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 October 17 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. David Webb / Boston College
Seminar Title: CME Rates Over Four Solar Cycles
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Alphonse Sterling (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 October 3 11:00 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Solomey / Wichita State University
Seminar Title: Technical Study of a Solar Neutrino Spacecraft Close to the Sun
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Michelle Hui (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: FRIDAY, 2017 September 29 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Navdeep Panesar / NASA/MSFC/USRA
Seminar Title: Flux Cancelation: The Key to Solar Eruptions
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Alphonse Sterling (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 September 19 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Donald Schmit / Lockheed Martin, NASA/GSFC
Seminar Title: The Solar Transition Region: CLASP, IRIS, and What's Next
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Laurel Rachmeler (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 August 1 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Ed Dyster / Orbital ATK Space Systems Group
Seminar Title: Orbital ATK Solutions for NASA's Venture, Explorer, and Discovery Announcements of Opportunity
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Michael Goodman (Sponsored by ST10)

Date/Time/Place: MONDAY, 2017 July 31 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/4078
Speaker: Dr. Sanjiv Tiwari / LMSAL, BAERI, NASA/MSFC, CSPAR/UAH
Seminar Title: Sunspot Penumbral Jets: Magnetic Setting, Coronal Emission, and Twisting
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Alphonse Sterling (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 July 18 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Tim Goudge / Jackson School of Geosciences, UT at Austin
Seminar Title: Sedimentary Rocks in Space: Reconstructing the Evolution of a Delta Deposit on Mars
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Caleb Fassett (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: THURSDAY, 2017 July 6 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/4068
Speaker: Christopher Moore / NASA Space Technology Fellow, University of Colorado
Exploring Solar Coronal Properties Through Soft X-ray Observations of the MinXSS (Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer) CubeSat
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Amy Winebarger (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 May 30 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Kevin Knupp / University of Alabama in Huntsville
Seminar Title: UAH's Mobile Integrated Profiling System (MIPS) and its Use for the 2017 Eclipse
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Mitzi Adams (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: WEDNESDAY, 2017 May 24 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/4078
Speaker: Dr. Gary Zank / UAH's Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR)
Seminar Title: Turbulence in the Solar Wind and Potential Implications for Coronal Turbulence
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Sanjiv Tiwari (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 May 16 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Zi-Wei Lin / East Carolina University
Seminar Title: The Little Bang: Smashing Nuclei at Big Accelerators
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Nasser Barghouty (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: THURSDAY, 2017 May 4 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Nour-Eddine Raouafi
Seminar Title: What Role Does Small-Scale Magnetic Activity Play in the Formation and Evolution of Coronal Plumes?
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Alphonse Sterling (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: THURSDAY, 2017 April 27 3:00 p.m., NSSTC/4078
Speaker: Dr. Christina Richey / Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, NASA HQ
Seminar Title: Osiris-REx
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Renee Weber (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 April 11 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Gordon Telepun / Amateur Astronomer
Seminar Title: Tips for Photographing a Total Solar Eclipse
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Mitzi Adams (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 April 4 2:00 p.m., NSSTC/4078
Speaker: Dr. Lindy Elkins-Tanton /
Seminar Title: TBD
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: PMPO (Stephanie Henry)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 April 4 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Andrea Albert / Los Alamos National Lab
Seminar Title: Probing Dark Matter with Cosmic Gamma Rays
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Michelle Hui (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: THURSDAY, 2017 Mar 30 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/4078
Speaker: Dr. James Klimchuk / NASA/GSFC
Seminar Title: Why is the Solar Corona So Hot?
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Sanjiv Tiwari (Sponsored by ST13)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 Feb 28 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Gary Blackwood / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Seminar Title: NASA's Exoplanet Exploration Program
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Nasser Barghouty (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 February 21 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Naveen Vetcha / NASA Solar System Ambassador Volunteer
Seminar Title: James Webb Space Telescope - Future of Space Sight
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. Nasser Barghouty (Sponsored by ST12)

Date/Time/Place: Tuesday, 2017 January 17 10:30 a.m., NSSTC/2096
Speaker: Dr. Nat Gopalswami / NASA/GSFC
Seminar Title: Why is the 2012 July 23 Backside Solar Eruption an Extreme Event?
Abstract Link: Abtract PDF-File
Host: Dr. James Spann (Sponsored by ST01)


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Author/Curator/Contact: Mitzi L. Adams, mitzi.adams @ nasa.gov
NASA Official: Dr. Renee Weber, renee.c.weber @ nasa.gov
Last Updated: October 18, 2018