Astrobiology and Planetary Exploration (APEX) Meeting Programme

All meetings this term will be at 13:00 on Thursdays in the Garwood Lecture Theatre, located on first floor of the UCL South Wing.

22 January       Prof. Ian Crawford How common are alien civilisations in the Galaxy? Can the lunar geological record help constrain the numbers?
29 January       Dr Elliot Sefton-Nash How hot is the Moon's surface? Five years of observations by NASA-LRO's DIVINER radiometer
05 February       Dr Lucy Norman Self assembly of biomolecules in organic solvents and ramifications for putative life in the alkane lakes of Titan
      Dr Roberto Bugiolacchi       A detailed study of small craters and boulders at the Apollo 17 landing site
12 February       Marie Gorman ExoMol: Generation of theoretical line lists for metal hydrides for the study of exoplanet atmospheres
      Jim Keravala Gas stations in space: The Shackleton Energy programme
19 February       Prof. Steve Miller The impact of impacts: How the media play the death of the dinosaurs debates
26 February       Lee Bardon Evaluating the likelihood of a viable impact-driven exchange of microorganisms between Earth and Noachian Mars
05 March       Prof. Alan Smith Plato2: ESA's next exoplanet mission
      Dr Marcell Tessenyi Twinkle: A British space mission to explore faraway worlds
12 March       Jane MacArthur The thermal and alteration history of NWA 8114 martian regolith
      Abigail Calzada-Diaz Geochemical analysis and possible launch sites of lunar breccias MIL 090036 and MIL 090070