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CSES 2018 Events

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Events

DATE/TIME EVENT LOCATION DETAILS
October 18 1:00-2:00pm

Visualizing the Creation of Molecules From A Supernova Explosion In The Early Universe

CNLS  Conference Room (03-1690-102) Brandon Wiggins Abstract (pdf)
October 15 2:00-3:00 pm

Bringing astrophysical plasmas to the laboratory with magnetized high-energy-density plasmas

Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Will Fox Abstract (pdf)
October 11 1:00-2:00pm

Exploring the Mystery of Dark Matter with ADMX

CNLS  Conference Room (03-1690-102) Rakshya Khatiwada Abstract (pdf)
October 9 1:00-5:00pm Space Science A-3/VISLAB/4200/RM10 Agenda (pdf)
October 3 1:00-4:00 pm Astrophysics A-3/VISLAB/4200/RM10 Agenda (pdf)
October 1 1:00-2:00pm Geoscience A-3/VISLAB/4200/RM10 Agenda (pdf)
September 26 1:00-4:00pm Climate/Earth Systems A-3/VISLAB/4200/RM10 Agenda (pdf)

September 25 10:00-11:00

Unveiling the newly developed IMAP model for simulating forest insect outbreaks within the DOE’s Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM) EES-DO Conf. Room (03-315-275) Devin Goodsman Abstract (pdf)

September 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Pluto Palooza ABQ NM Museum of Natural History & Science Pluto Palooza (pdf)

September 20 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Multimessenger astrophysics with numerical relativity Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) David Radice Abstract (pdf)

September 20 11:00 - 12:00

Towards modeling the quantum universe: History of the weakly interacting and baryonic sectors VIZLAB, Motorolla Building (03-4200-101) George Fuller Abstract (pdf)

September 20 11:00-12:00

Investigating the Origin of Subsurface Features in Gale Crater using ChemCam and DAN EES-DO Conf. Room (03-315-275) Sean Czarnecki Abstract (pdf)

September 20 2:00-3:00

Plant acclimation to warming climate EES-DO Conf. Room (03-315-275) Adam Sibley Abstract (pdf)

September 17 2:00-3:00

Modeling the plasmasphere electron density: from local Van Allen Probe observations to the global plasmasphere dynamics Quantum Room (03-0040-N101) Irina Zhelavskaya Abstract (pdf)

September 10 1:00 -2:00

Understanding the New Normal: Fires and U.S. Air Quality Physics Auditorium (TA3-Building 0215) Sonia Kreidenweis Abstract (pdf)

September 5 1:00 - 2:00

Dark Matter and High Zenith Searches With HAWC EES-DO Conf. Room (03-315-275) Joe Lundeen Abstract (pdf)

August 30 1:00 - 2:00

Hydrodynamic Simulations in Supernova Remnants: Dust destruction by reverse shocks Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Franziska Schmidt & Florian Kirchschlager Abstract (pdf)

August 23 1:00 - 2:00

Numerical simulations of black hole accretion in gamma ray burst central engines Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Agniezska Janiuk Abstract (pdf)

August 22 1:00 - 2:30

Data/Information Fusion for Advanced Space Situational Awareness of Resident Space Objects CNLS Conference Room (03-1690-102) John L. Crassidis Abstract (pdf)

August 22 12:00 - 1:00

New understanding of wind work on the ocean using a coarse graining method Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Shikhar Rai Abstract (pdf)

August 15 12:00

The Formation Mechanism of Weddell Sea Polynyas in a High-Resolution Earth System Model Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Prajvala Kurtakoti Abstract (pdf)

August 2
1:00 - 2:00

3D Line Driven Winds: Clumpy Outflows Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Sergei Dyda Abstract (pdf)

July 30
10:00 - 11:00

Active Neutron Investigations on the Curiosity Mars Rover Quantum Room (03-0040-N101) Craig Hardgrove Abstract (pdf)

July 26
1:00 - 2:00

Multi-Messenger EM-GW Astronomy: The View from the Radio End of the EM Spectrum Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Dale Frail Abstract (pdf)
July 19
1:00 - 2:00PM
Nuclear Reaction Rate Uncertainties and Core-Collapse Supernova Progenitors/Predicting Stellar Explosions Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Carl Fields Jr./Quintin Mabanta Abstract (pdf)
July 12
1:00 - 2:00pm
Probing the origins of astroparticles in the multi-messenger era Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256) Ke Fang Abstract (pdf)
July 10
10:00-11:00
On Quiet Decays of Radiation Belts Electrons The Moon Room (03-0040-N125)

Jean-François Ripoll Abstract (pdf)

June, 28
1:00 - 2:00pm
How Do Massive Stars Die? Part II: Which Stars Actually Explode? Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Jeremiah Murphy Abstract (pdf)

June 21
11:00-12:00pm
Electron bulk acceleration and thermalization at Earth's bow shock observed by the MMS mission Retro Room at the Research Library

Li-Jen Chen Abstract (pdf)

June 7 Magnetothermal disk wind solutions applied to low mass X-ray binaries Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Tim Waters Abstract (pdf)

June 6 The University of Colorado Space Weather Technology, Research, and Education Center (TREC): Enhancing the research-to-operations (R2O) and operations-to-research (O2R) cycle in space weather forecasting The Moon Room (03-0040-N125)

Thomas Berger (pdf)

May 10
1:00-2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present:Jonah Miller, LANL, CCS-2: Spectral Methods in the Presence of Discontinuities Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Jonah Miller Abstract (pdf)

April 30
11:00-11:45am
Planetary Science Lecture Series Technical Seminar and CSES present: Prof. Kathrin Altwegg, Physikalisches Institut Universität Bern: Deciphering the origin and evolution of our solar system from the chemical composition of 67P 03-0040-N125-ConfRoom-ISR_1_Moon

Kathrin Altwegg Abstract (pdf)

April 26
1:00-2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Evan Schneider, Princeton University: Starburst-Driven Winds as an Origin for Cool Gas around Galaxies Challenge Conference Room (03-0200-256)

Evan Schneider Abstract (pdf)

April 26
10:30-11:30am
Planetary Science Lecture Series Technical Seminar and CSES present: Dr. Raymond Francis, Jet Propulsion Laboratory: AEGIS intelligent targeting for ChemCam: Two years of autonomous science on Mars Quantum Room (03-0040-N101)

Raymond Francis Abstract (pdf)

April 17
1:00-2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Deirdre Shoemaker, Georgia Tech: Prospects for Strong Field Gravity in Gravitational Wave Astronomy T-DO Conference Room (03-0123-121)

 

April 16
10:30 - 11:30am
Advances of Space Science Seminar hosted by CSES: Tai Phan Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley: MMS Observations of Electron Magnetic Reconnection Without Ion Coupling in Earth’s Turbulent Magnetosheath Moon Room (TA03-0040-N125)

Tai Phan Abstract (pdf)

April 12
2:00 - 3:00pm
Student Fellow Seminar hosted by CSES: Peter Montag, University of Wisconsin Madison: Generation of Electron Anisotropy in the Development of Asymmetric Reconnection Layers T-4 Conference Room (TA03-0524-105)

Peter Montag Abstract (pdf)

April 12
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Pierre Bergeron, Universite de Montreal, Canada: Testing the mass-radius relation of white dwarf stars Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Pierre Bergeron Abstract (pdf)

April 10
2:00 - 3:00pm
Advances in Space Science Seminar hosted by CSES: Nikolai Pogorelov, University of Alabama in Huntsville: Solar Wind Connection with the Local Interstellar Medium: Theory and Numerical Modeling Framework Moon Room (TA03-0040-N125)

Nikolai Pogorelov Abstract (pdf)

April 10
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Kevin Meagher, IceCube Neutrino Observatory: Neutrino Astronomy with IceCube T-DO Conference Room (03-123-121)

Kevin Meagher Abstract (pdf)

April 5
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Will East, Perimeter Institute: Black Hole Superradiance Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Will East Abstract (pdf)

March 29
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Shea Garrison-Kimmel, Caltech: Probing the Universe via the Local Group Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Shea Garrison-Kimmel Abstract (pdf)

March 22
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Kevin Croker, University of Hawaii: Cosmological tests of the gravastar hypothesis Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Kevin Croker Abstract (pdf)

March 15
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Dennis Bowen, Rochester Institute of Technology: Simulating Binary Black Holes in their Gaseous Environments Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Dennis Bowen Abstract (pdf)

March 8
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Amanda Truitt, XTD-IDA, LANL:
The Diversity of Chemical Composition: The Impact of Stellar Abundances on the Evolution of Stars and Habitable Zones
Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Amanda Truitt Abstract (pdf)

March 1
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Erica Fogerty, LANL, CCS-2:
The dynamical evolution of molecular clouds and filaments in the ISM
Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Erica Fogerty Abstract (pdf)

February 28
2:30 - 4:00pm
CSES Advance in Space Science Seminar Series (NASA Projects Seminars): Ari Le, LANL:
Energization and Transport in 3D Kinetic Simulations of MMS Magnetopause Reconnection Site Encounters with Varying Guide Fields
Moon Room (TA03-0040-N125)

Ari Le Abstract (pdf)

February 28
2:30 - 3:10pm
CSES Advance in Space Science Seminar Series (NASA Projects Seminars): Xiaocan Li, LANL:
The roles of fluid compression and shear in particle energization during magnetic reconnection
Moon Room (TA03-0040-N125)

Xiaocan Li Abstract (pdf)

February 26
1:30 - 2:30pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Andrey Beresnyak, Naval Research Laboratory:
Three-dimensional MHD and Hall-MHD spontaneous reconnection
T-DO Conference Room (03-0123-121)

Andrey Beresnyak Abstract (pdf)

February 22
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Jonas Lippuner, LANL, CCS-2:
The origin of heavy elements
Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Jonas Lippuner Abstract (pdf)

February 21
10:00 - 11:00am
CSES Advances in Space Science Seminar series presents: Dr. Lynn B. Wilson III, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center:
The Structure of Low Mach Number, Low Beta, Quasi-perpendicular Collisionless Shocks
Moon Room (TA03-0040-N125)

Lynn Wilson Abstract (pdf)

February 15
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Chris Mauney, LANL, CCS-2:
Dust production in SNe ejecta
Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Chris Mauney Abstract (pdf)

February 8
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Emil Mottola, T-2, LANL:
What's the Matter with Black Holes? Echoes from the Abyss in the LIGO Era
Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Emil Mottola Abstract (pdf)

January 16
10:30 - 11:30am
GEO University Project Report Seminar hosted by CSES: Elena Guardincerri, Charlotte Rowe/LANL:
Probing the Los Alamos town site mesa with cosmic rays and gravity
EES-DO Conference Room (TA3, Building 215, RM 275)

Elena Guardincerri Abstract (pdf)

January 16
3:00 - 4:00pm
Climate--Student Project Report Seminar hosted by CSES, Reiner Friedel: Samantha Bixler, New Mexico Tech/EES-14:
Southwestern U.S. biomass burning smoke hygroscopicity: The role of plant phenology, chemistry and combustion properties
EES-DO Conference Room (TA3, Building 215, RM 275)

Samantha Bixler Abstract (pdf)

January 11
2:00 - 3:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Ellen Syracuse, EES-17/LANL:
Methods of improving the quality of seismic datasets
EES-DO Conference Room (TA3, Building 215, RM 275)

Ellen Syracuse Abstract (pdf)

January 11
1:00 - 2:00pm
Los Alamos Astrophysics Distinguished Seminar Series and CSES present: Rick Sarmento, Arizona State University:
Modeling the Pristine Gas & Pop III Star Formation in the Early Universe
Challenge Conference Room (03-200-256)

Rick Sarmento Abstract (pdf)