Astrobiology and Planetary Exploration (APEX) Meeting Programme

All meetings this term (except that on 14 March) will be at 13:00 on Thursdays in the Garwood Lecture Theatre (First Floor of the UCL South Wing)

19 January       Dr Matthew Knight (Maryland) Insights from twenty years of SOHO comets
26 January       Prof John Allen (UCL) Stromatolites and the origin of oxygenic photosynthesis
02 February       Jacqueline Campbell (MSSL) Mapping of organics in the martian south polar residual cap using CRISM
      Si-Ting Xiong (MSSL) 3D block diagrams of the martian poles using combined HRSC, MOLA, MARSIS and SHARAD
09 February       Dr Panos Sidiropoulos (MSSL) Automating the detection of planetary surface changes
16 February       Joel Davis (UCL) The Melas Chasma Basin, Mars: Evidence for a Valles Marineris microclimate in the Hesperian?
      Michael Franks (BBK) Some recent developments in human spaceflight, including the Falcon Heavy and the SLS
23 February       Dr John Pernet-Fisher (Manchester)       Apatite: Insights into lunar magmatic water
02 March       Dr Jay Farihi (UCL) Extrasolar meteoritics: The growing sample of bulk asteroid compositions measured from stellar pollution
09 March       Dr Laura McKemmish (UCL) ORBYTS: When can students start performing original research?
      Mukesh Bhatt (BBK) Luxembourg and its recent space legislation
14 March       iMars Public dissemination event The EU-FP7 iMars Project results on automated global terrain modelling, co-registration/geocoding and data mining of surface changes on Mars including the role of citizen science: 13:00-16:00 at at Institute of Education, Bedford Way