Astrobiology Colloquium

Welcome to the Spring 2019 Autumn Astrobiology Colloquium Series!
 
UWAB hosts a biannual colloquium series every spring and fall, featuring speakers from both UW and other institutions presenting on a wide range of astrobiology related topics. Here, you can find the schedule for upcoming colloquia and seminars, as well as an archive of abstracts and live recordings of past events.
 
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**All Presentations this Quarter will be Held on Tuesdays at 3pm in the Physics and Astronomy Auditorium (PAA) Room A118**

 

Date Speaker Title of Talk
4/2/2019 

 

Hilke Schlichting

 

University of California, Los Angeles, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Dept.

 

"Atmospheric accretion, evolution and loss of super-Earths, sub-Neptunes and terrestrial planets"
4/9/2019

 

Matt Pasek

 

University of Southern Florida, School of Geosciences

 

"When molecules matter: Phosphorus and its sources on the early earth"

4/16/2019

Kevin Zahnle

 

NASA Ames Research Center

 

"Xenon: King of the Gases"

4/23/2019

Ken Williford

 

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Deputy Project Scientist Mars 2020 Mission

and Astrobiogeochemistry Lab Director

 

"The Mars 2020 Rover Mission"

4/30/2019

Woody Fischer

California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences

“Photosynthesis, a Planetary Revolution”

5/7/2019

Jonathan Marshal

Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics

 

5/14/2019

Kathleen Mandt

Johns Hopkins University

Applied Physics Laboratory, Chief Scientist

"Tracing Formation and Evolution of Outer Solar System Bodies through Stable Isotopes and Noble Gas Abundances

5/21/2019

Jana Meixnerova &

Michael Kipp

 

UW ESS Department

 

Astrobiology Research Roation Presentations

5/27/2019

Britney Schmidt 

Georgia Institute of Technology, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Dept.

 

6/4/2019

Jacob Lustig-Yaeger & Diana Windemuth

UW Astronomy Dept.

Astrobiology Research Rotation Presentations


 

Archived Presentations:

 

Missed the last seminar series? See our archive for abstracts and video recordings of all past talks from 2003 - Present.  We've also begun recording our presentations and hosting them on YouTube