Events

Events at the Center for Planetary Systems Habitability bridge disciplines and bring together scientists and researchers from across campus.

Upcoming

Upcoming events will typically be hosted bi-weekly on Mondays from 1 to 2 pm. To join the live seminars please contact: Cornelia Rasmussen.

The next CPSH Seminar is scheduled for November 30, 2020. Check back for more info.

Past Events

Judit
TWO TALK SPECIAL
November 9, 2020 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Watch the recorded talks (requires UT Zoom sign in).

Seminar 1: When is the next one coming? NEO observations at McDonald Observatory

Judit Gyorgyey Ries
Research Associate, McDonald Observatory
Department of Astronomy
College of Natural Sciences

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Seminar 2: Observing Escaping Atmospheres with the Hobby-Eberly Telescope

Caroline Morley
Assistant Professor
Department of Astronomy
College of Natural Sciences
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October 12, 2020 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Spacecraft Dynamics for Outer Planet Moons Missions: Challenges of Searching for Life at Icy Worlds

Prof. Ryan P. Russell
University of Texas at Austin

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September 28, 2020 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Small Satellites: Not Just for Technology Demonstration

Prof. Brandon Jones
University of Texas at Austin

Pexels Akil Mazumder 1072824
September 14, 2020 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Watch the recorded talk (requires UT Zoom sign-in).

CPSH Special Seminar: Seed Grant Recipients

Dr. Tim Goudge
Dr. John Lassiter
Dr. Nicola Tisato
Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Zilong Wu
Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Conny Rasmussen
UT Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin
Seti Seminars
July 29, 2020 10:30am – 11:30am

Watch the recorded talk (requires UT Zoom sign-in).

The Overlooked Risk of a SETI Success

Dr. Ken Wisian
University of Texas at Austin
Brett Baker Eukaryotes
July 8, 2020 10:30am – 11:30am

Exploring new branches of life for the origins of eukaryotes

Brett Baker
University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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June 17, 2020 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Watch the recorded talk (requires UT Zoom sign-in).

Exploring the Habitability of Enceladus and Europa with Mass Spectrometry

Hunter Waite
SWRI San Antonio
Tisato Lakrout
May 27, 2020 10:30am – 11:30am

Watch the recorded talk (requires UT Zoom sign-in).

The Biotic Influence on Speleothem Morphology

Carole Lakrout and Dr. Nicola Tisato
Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin
Trappist Habitable Zone Glass Table
May 6, 2020 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Watch the recorded talk (requires UT Zoom sign-in).

Terrestrial Exoplanet Characterization and the Search for Life

Prof. Victoria Meadows
University of Washington