University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Space Physics Seminar

Fall Semester

Tuesday, September 4th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Organizational meeting
Tuesday, September 11th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Meg Foster
Subject: "Soviet Space Race Propaganda - Women in space and the status of women in science."
Tuesday, September 18th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Benjamin Frigo Vaz , Bionanotechnology Lab, UMn
Subject: Orbital Mirrors for Terraforming Mars
Tuesday, October 9th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: No seminar this week.
Tuesday, October 16th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: John Wygant
Tuesday, October 23rd 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Julie Vievering, P.S. Athiray and Sophie Musset
Subject: Investigating high-energy solar phenomena with the FOXSI-3 sounding rocket
Tuesday, October 30th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: John Wygant, University of Minnesota
Subject: The role of Poynting flux in powering ion and electron energy flux of the cusp wind
Tuesday, November 6th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Sheng Tian, University of Minnesota
Subject: Comparisons of auroral structures and in-situ observations
Tuesday, November 13th 2018
1:15 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Bob Lysak, University of Minnesota
Subject: Kinetic Alfven Waves and Juno Observations of Auroral Particle Acceleration at Jupiter
Please note: early start time for the seminr, this week only.
Tuesday, November 20th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Aaron Breneman, University of Minnesota
Subject: Followup to Global-scale coherence modulation of radiation-belt electron loss from plasmaspheric hiss.
Tuesday, November 27th 2018
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Evan Tyler, University of Minnesota
Subject: A Statistical Study of High Amplitude Whistler-mode Waves Using 5 Years of Van Allen Probes Data
Note change of time and location, this week only. This is the public portion of Mr. Tyler's Thesis Defense.
12:15 pm:
Thesis Defense in PAN 110
Speaker: Evan Tyler
Subject: High Amplitude Whistler-Mode Waves
Tuesday, December 11th 2018
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
There will be no seminar this week.

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