Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar Archive


Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2017

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
28 Aug   No Seminar No Seminar
04 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
11 Sep Carter Hall University of Maryland Down-to-earth searches for cosmological dark matter with LUX and LZ
18 Sep      
25 Sep      
02 Oct Jordan A. Goodman Department of Physics, University of Maryland A New Look at the TeV Sky with the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory
09 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
16 Oct      
23 Oct Peter Shawhan University of Maryland The latest gravitational-wave discovery from LIGO and Virgo
30 Oct Nat Gopalswamy NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Origin and Consequences of Large Solar Energetic Particle Events
06 Nov      
13 Nov Matthew E. Hill Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory  
20 Nov Elizabeth Hays NASA Goddard Space Flight Center  
27 Nov      
04 Dec Alice Harding NASA Goddard Space Flight Center  
11 Dec      

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2017

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
30 Jan   No Seminar No Seminar
06 Feb Vladimir Ptuskin IZMIRAN, Moscow, Russia Inverse Problem for Transport of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays in Expanding Universe
13 Feb Youngsoo Yoon Institute for Basic Science, Daejeon, Korea A Search for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay using Mo-100, AMoRE
20 Feb Presidents' Day No Seminar No Seminar
27 Feb      
06 Mar      
13 Mar      
20 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
27 Mar Ke Fang University of Maryland Perspectives of finding the sources of high-energy astrophysical neutrinos
03 Apr      
10 Apr Alexander Moiseev NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Perspectives in MeV Astronomy: All-Sky Medium Energy Gamma-ray Observatory (AMEGO)
17 Apr Dennis Papadopoulos University of Maryland On the Physics of Upper Hybrid Turbulence
24 Apr      
01 May Thomas Mernik University of Maryland Observing Ultra-high Energy Cosmic Rays from Space with the JEM-EUSO Telescope
08 May      

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2016

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
29 Aug      
05 Sep Labor Day No Seminar  
12 Sep Don Reames IPST, University of Maryland, College Park Taking the Temperature of Solar Energetic Particles
19 Sep Muhammad Sarfraz Government College (GC) University, Lahore, Pakistan On Quasilinear Kinetic Model of Electromagnetic Electron Cyclotron and Electron Firehose Instabilities in Homogeneous and Inhomogeneous Solar Wind Plasmas
26 Sep      
03 Oct Peter Biermann MPIfR, Bonn; KIT, Karlsruhe; Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Univ. of Bonn Massive star explosions, cosmic rays and gravitational waves
10 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
17 Oct      
24 Oct      
31 Oct Jan V. Sengers Institute for Physical Science and Technology University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 Fluctuations in liquids on earth and in space
07 Nov Li-Jen Chen Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, and the Goddard Space Flight Center The Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission: Observations of magnetic reconnection at the Earth's magnetopause
14 Nov Marc Swisdak UMD The development of turbulence during magnetic reconnection at the Earth's magnetopause
21 Nov      
28 Nov      
05 Dec James A. Klimchuk Goddard Space Flight Center Current Sheet Proliferation, Turbulence, and the Heating of the Magnetically-Closed Solar Corona
12 Dec      

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2016

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
25 Jan   No Seminar  
01 Feb Vladimir Ptuskin IZMIRAN, Russia Where Are Cosmic Ray Pevatrons?
08 Feb Ryun-Young Kwon George Mason University and The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory The role of solar supernova-shaped shock waves in longitudinal properties of widespread solar energetic particle events
15 Feb Presidents' Day No Seminar No Seminar
22 Feb      
29 Feb Joel C. Rynes Assistant Director, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Department of Homeland Security Advancing Technological Capabilities to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
07 Mar Abaz Kryemadhi Messiah College Study of Silicon Photomultipliers coupled to LYSO crystals as a compact photon detector
14 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
21 Mar Ulrich Kolberg
Steffen Krakau
  "On the beam induced quasi-instability transformation of the damped aperiodic mode in the IGM" "Plasma effects on extragalactic ultra-high energy cosmic ray hadron beams in cosmic voids"
28 Mar James Drake University of Maryland A Heliosphere with Jets
04 Apr      
11 Apr Terri Brandt NASA GSFC Galactic Cosmic Rays: From Earth to Sources
18 Apr      
25 Apr Jason Link NASA GSFC & CRESST/USRA Current and Future Measurements of Ultra-Heavy Galactic Cosmic Rays.
02 May Alexa J. Halford NASA GSFC and Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College The Little Mission that could: BARREL observations of a solar storm
09 May      

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2015

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
31 Aug      
07 Sep      
14 Sep      
21 Sep      
28 Sep      
05 Oct      
12 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
19 Oct      
26 Oct      
02 Nov      
09 Nov      
16 Nov      
23 Nov      
30 Nov      
07 Dec      

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2015

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
26 Jan    
02 Feb      
09 Feb      
16 Feb Presidents' Day No Seminar No Seminar
23 Feb Vladimir Ptuskin Russian Academy of Sciences (IZMIRAN) Type IIn Supernovae as Sources of High Energy Neutrinos
02 Mar      
09 Mar Peter Yoon IPST, University of Maryland Plasma Emission by Nonlinear Electromagnetic Processes
16 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
23 Mar Dennis Bodewits Dept. of Astronomy, University of Maryland Catching a Comet: First results from the Rosetta mission
30 Mar Prof. Merav Opher Boston University MAGNETIZED JETS DRIVEN BY THE SUN: THE STRUCTURE OF THE HELIOSPHERE REVISITED
06 Apr      
13 Apr      
20 Apr Douglas P. Hamilton Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland The Origin of Titan and Hyperion
27 Apr      
04 May      
11 May Dr. Heli Hietala Imperial College London Ion temperature anisotropies in magnetotail reconnection jets

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2014

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
08 Sep      
15 Sep      
22 Sep      
29 Sep      
06 Oct      
13 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
20 Oct      
27 Oct      
03 Nov Daniel Berdichevsky Goddard Space Flight Center On a few properties of very dilute matter frozen in space magnetic fields
10 Nov Marc Swisdak University of Maryland Double Layers, Electron Heat Flux Suppression, Driving the Solar Wind
17 Nov Shri Kanekal NASA Goddard Space Flight Center The Dynamical Radiation Belts: New results from the Van Allen Probes mission
24 Nov Aram Vartanyan University of Maryland Whistler Wave Generation by Continuous High Frequency Heating of the Upper Ionosphere
01 Dec Mei-Ching Fok Goddard Space Flight Center The Comprehensive Inner Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Model
08 Dec Joel Dahlin University of Maryland Electron Heating and Acceleration in Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2014

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
27 Jan   No Seminar No Seminar
03 Feb   No Seminar No Seminar
10 Feb Xiangdong Ji Department of Physics, University of Maryland Recent status of PandaX experiment
17 Feb   No Seminar No Seminar
24 Feb   No Seminar No Seminar
03 Mar Canceled due to weather No Seminar No Seminar - Rescheduled for April 21, 2014
10 Mar   No Seminar No Seminar
17 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
24 Mar Keith Strong and Julia Saba NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Univ. of Maryland Astronomy Dept. The Solar Cycle Conundrum
31 Mar James Klimchuk NASA GSFC Why is the Solar Corona So Hot?
07 Apr Ken McCracken IPST University of Maryland A Study of the Cosmic Radiation and the Heliomagnetic Magnetic Fields during the Maunder Minimum of Solar Activity
14 Apr Peter Yoon IPST, University of Maryland Understanding the Origin of Non-Maxwellian Charged-Particle Distribution in Space
21 Apr Nat Gopalswamy Solar Physics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Space Weather Consequences of the Weak Solar Activity Cycle 24
28 Apr Greg Sullivan Physics Department University of Maryland Recent Results on the Observation of High Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos from IceCube
05 May Donald V. Reames IPST, University of Maryland Element Abundances in Solar Energetic Particles: Two Physical Processes, Two Abundance Patterns
12 May Nicolas Picot-Clemente IPST, University of Maryland Measurement of Galactic Cosmic-Ray Hydrogen and Helium Isotopes with BESS-Polar II

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2013

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
02 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
09 Sep      
16 Sep Vladimir Ptuskin IZMIRAN, Russia Propagation of Cosmic Rays in the Galaxy
23 Sep      
30 Sep Don Ellison North Carolina State University Particle Acceleration in Supernova Remnant Shocks
03 Oct Tim Felten Ruhr-Universität Bochum Spontaneously Emitted Fluctuations in Unmagnetized Plasmas
07 Oct Ke Fang University of Chicago The Mysterious sources of Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays
14 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
21 Oct Matthew Hill Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Voyager 1 Observations of Large Galactic Cosmic Ray Anisotropies in Interstellar Space
28 Oct      
04 Nov Alex Glocer Goddard Space Flight Center Modeling the Earth's Space Environment System
11 Nov Matthew H. Burger Morgan State University/GESTAR and NASA/GSFC MESSENGER Observations of Mercury's Tenuous Atmosphere
18 Nov      
25 Nov Brian Anderson Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Lessons from our Innermost Planet: Mercury's Magnetosphere and Magnetic Field
02 Dec Erik Blaufuss University of Maryland Recent Results from IceCube
09 Dec Fall AGU No Seminar No Seminar
13 Dec Diego Casadei University of Applied Science of North-West Switzerland X-ray imaging with space detectors based on the moiré effect

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2013

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
28 Jan      
04 Feb      
11 Feb      
18 Feb President's Day No Seminar No Seminar
25 Feb Dr. Yuichi Otsuka Nagoya University, Japan Airglow and GPS observations of ionospheric disturbances: Activity of Nagoya University
04 Mar Dr. John Krizmanic CRESST/USRA/NASA/GSFC Phase Fresnel Lens Development for X-ray & Gamma-ray Astronomy
11 Mar Cancelled   CANCELLED
18 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
25 Mar Dr. Sohyun Park Penn State Structure formation in a nonlocally modified gravity model
01 Apr Dr. Neil Gehrels NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Adventures in Time Domain Astronomy
08 Apr Dr. John Mitchell NASA/Goddard Sapce Flight Center Measuring Antimatter over Antarctica
15 Apr      
22 Apr Dr. Sasha Ukhorskiy Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory The Van Allen Probes: Resolving Fundamental Physics with Practical Consequences
29 Apr      
06 May Dr. Peter Biermann Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy, Bonn, Germany GALACTIC WIND HAZE

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2012

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
03 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
10 Sep Vladimir Ptuskin IZMIRAN, Russia Origin and Propagation of Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays
17 Sep      
24 Sep Daniel B. Berdichevsky Independent Scholar Force Balance in the Evolution of a Class of ICMEs
01 Oct Peter Kollmann Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Sources, sinks, and transport of energetic particles in Saturn's magnetosphere
08 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
15 Oct      
22 Oct Jan V. Sengers Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 Thermal fluctuations in fluids on earth and in space
29 Oct CANCELLED due to Hurricane Sandy    
05 Nov      
12 Nov Amaal A. Mohamed Department of Physics, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC., 20064, USA The Interaction between Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) and Coronal Holes (CHs) during the Solar Cycle 23 and its Geomagnetic Consequences
19 Nov Joseph Westlake Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory The Composition of Titan's Ionospheric Outflow: Mass Resolved INMS Observations of Exospheric Ions From the T40 Flyby
26 Nov Marc Swisdak IREAP, University of Maryland Signatures of Heliopause Crossings
03 Dec Fall AGU Meeting No Seminar No Seminar
10 Dec Matthew E. Hill Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory The Voyager 1 Transition to Interstellar Space

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2012

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
30 Jan   No Seminar No Seminar
06 Feb Reinhard Schlickeiser The Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany Focused acceleration of cosmic rays: A new universal first-order Fermi mechanism
13 Feb Rogelio A. Caballero-Lopez Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico The modulation of galactic cosmic-ray electrons in the heliosheath
20 Feb Presidents' Day No Seminar No Seminar
27 Feb      
05 Mar Jan V. Sengers IPST, University of Maryland Reflections on ethics and science
12 Mar George Gloeckler University of Maryland and University of Michigan Acceleration of particles in the heliosphere and beyond by the pumping mechanism
19 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
26 Mar Dr. Sabrina Savage GSFC Re-interpretation of Supra-Arcade Downflows in Solar Flares
02 Apr      
09 Apr Galina Korotova University of Maryland Bow Shock Motion, and a Transient Event at the Magnetopause: THEMIS Observations.
16 Apr Harm Moraal North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa Atmospheric Cosmic-Ray Measurements in the 21st Century
23 Apr Kenneth McCracken Jellore, Australia Periodic variations of the cosmic radiation over the past 9,400 years, and their correlation with solar system phenomena
30 Apr Robert D. DiFabio University of Maryland Spatial and Temporal Variations of the Suprathermal (3-220 keV/e) Ion Composition in Saturn’s Equatorial Magnetosphere
07 May David Angelaszek University of Maryland Ph.D Preliminary Research Presentation: Measurement of Cosmic Ray Nuclei with the Cosmic Ray Energetic and Mass (CREAM) Experiment.

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2011

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
05 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
12 Sep W. Vernon Jones
Senior Scientist for Suborbital Research
NASA Headquarters Some Impacts of Astro2010 and the Budget Outlook on Astrophysics
19 Sep Ryunyoung Kwon NASA Goddard Space Flight Center An observation of EUV waves as a counterpart of propagating fast-mode waves high above the solar surface (1.5-3 solar radius)<br/>observed by STEREO SECCHI COR1
26 Sep Nicolas PICOT-CLEMENTE University of Maryland, Institute for Physical Science and Technology Search for magnetic monopoles<br/>with the ANTARES underwater neutrino telescope
03 Oct      
10 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
17 Oct      
24 Oct Dennis Papadopoulus University of Maryland, Departments of Physics and Astronomy Using Space as a Non-linear Plasma Laboratory
31 Oct Peter Biermann Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy, Bonn, Germany A Common Origin of Galactic and Extragalactic Cosmic Rays
07 Nov Vladimir Ptuskin IZMIRAN, Russia Acceleration of Galactic Cosmic Rays in Supernova Remnants
14 Nov      
21 Nov Matthew E. Hill Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Puzzling out the Heliosheath Observations from the Voyager Probes
28 Nov      
05 Dec AGU Meeting No Seminar No Seminar
12 Dec Taeksu Shin Department of Physics, Hampton University Transition Radiation Performance Study from ATLAS TRT

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2011

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
31 Jan      
07 Feb      
14 Feb Alexander Malinin University of Maryland TRD-II status and the CREAM recovery in Antarctica
21 Feb Presidents' Day No Seminar No Seminar
28 Feb Mr. Yi-Hsin Liu University of Maryland The kinetic structure of collisionless slow shocks
07 Mar      
14 Mar      
21 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
28 Mar      
04 Apr      
11 Apr      
18 Apr Yong-Jae Moon NASA GSFC & Kyung Hee University, Korea How to Predict Space Weather using Solar Data
25 Apr Young Soo Yoon University of Maryland Cosmic ray Proton and Helium spectra above TeV from CREAM-I and CREAM-III Flights
02 May Chee K. Ng George Mason University, Fairfax, VA Effects of Self-Amplified Alfv&eacute;n Waves in the Shock Acceleration and Transport of Solar Energetic Particles
09 May Dr. Timothy Gray Swarthmore College Magnetic fluctuation studies on SSX: merging and selective decay
02 Jun Kenneth G. McCracken University of Maryland, Visiting Research Scientist is being considered for appointment to Senior Research Scientisit in the Institute for Physical Science and Technology at the University of Maryland, College Park. The Temporal Variability of the Cosmic Radiation and Solar Activity Over the Past 10,000 Years

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2010

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
06 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
13 Sep Spiro Antiochos Goddard Space Flight Center The Dynamic Connection Between the Sun and Heliosphere
20 Sep Alexis Rouillard Naval Research Laboratory Comparing White Light Images from STEREO with in Situ Measurements of the Solar Wind during the Recent Solar Minimum
27 Sep Dr. Michael Swisdak University of Maryland Breaking magnetic field lines during reconnection
04 Oct      
11 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
18 Oct      
25 Oct      
01 Nov R. Decker Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Low-energy Charged Particles at Voyagers 1 and 2 in the Heliosheath
08 Nov Donald Reames IPST, University of Maryland, College Park, MD The Anatomy of Solar Energetic Particle Events: Reservoirs, Onsets, and the Streaming Limit
15 Nov James Drake University of Maryland Is the magnetic field in the outer heliosphere laminar I: reconnection dynamics, particle acceleration and post-reconnection bubbles
22 Nov Merav Opher George Mason University Is the magnetic field in the outer heliosphere laminar II: the global structure of the sector region and observations from Voyager
29 Nov      
06 Dec      

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2010

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
01 Feb   No Seminar No Seminar
08 Feb CANCELLED due to the blizzard of 2010    
15 Feb Presidents' Day No Seminar No Seminar
22 Feb Jay Cummings NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Astronomy Technology in Homeland Security
01 Mar Peter Yoon University of Maryland, Institute for Physical Science and Technology "Non-Extensive Entropy and Turbulent Quasi-Equilibrium for Space Plasmas"
08 Mar Glenn Mason Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Energetic particle activity at 1 AU during the current Solar Minimum
15 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
22 Mar David Sibeck NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Bursts of Magnetic Reconnection: the signatures of Flux Transfer Events on the Earth's dayside and flank magnetopause
29 Mar Judith Lean Naval Research Laboratory Solar Cycles and the Sun-Earth System
05 Apr   No Seminar No Seminar
12 Apr   No Seminar No Seminar
19 Apr Eileen Chollet Caltech A Multi-Point Perspective on the Solar Wind at a Small Scale
26 Apr John Keller Goddard Space Flight Center Recent Highlights from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission
03 May   No Seminar No Seminar
10 May Robert F. Cahalan Head of NASA/Goddard’s Climate and Radiation Branch Temperature Responses to Spectral Solar Variability on Decadal Time Scales

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2009

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
07 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
14 Sep James F. Drake University of Maryland A New Mechanism for the Generation of Anomalous Cosmic Rays
21 Sep Ray Fermo University of Maryland A Statistical Model of Magnetic Islands in a Large Current Layer
28 Sep Nahee Park University of Chicago TeV electron measurements with the CREST experiment
05 Oct Daniel B. Berdichevsky Goddard Space Flight Center The Global Interplanetary Shock Scenario
12 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
19 Oct Neil Sheeley NRL "What's So Peculiar about the Current Sunspot Minimum?"
26 Oct Vladimir Ptuskin Russian Academy of Science (IZMIRAN) Cosmic Ray Acceleration in Supernova Remnants and Transport in Galactic Magnetic Fields
02 Nov Dean Pesnell Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) What Is Solar Minimum and Why Should We Care?
09 Nov NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED    
16 Nov Ken Schatten A.I. Solutions The Sun's Dynamo: Standard Model, Prediction Methods, + New Ideas
23 Nov Phillip C. Chamberlin NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Connecting the Sun to the Earth Through Solar Irradiance
30 Nov     NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED
07 Dec Ken McCracken IPST, University of Maryland Cosmic Ray Modulation Over the Past 10,000 Years

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2009

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
26 Jan   No Seminar No Seminar
02 Feb Dr. Marc Swisdak University of Maryland Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Wind and at the Heliopause
09 Feb Alexander Malinin University of Maryland A New Transition Radiation Detector for the CREAM experiment
16 Feb Presidents' Day No Seminar No Seminar
23 Feb   No Seminar No Seminar
02 Mar   No Seminar No Seminar
09 Mar Jordan Goodman University of Maryland New TeV Gamma Sources and a Surprising Cosmic Ray Anisotropy - Recent Results from Milagro
16 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
23 Mar   No Seminar No Seminar
30 Mar   No Seminar No Seminar
06 Apr   No Seminar No Seminar
13 Apr Prof. Anatoly Spitkovsky Princeton University Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Shocks
20 Apr William M. Farrell Goddard Space Flight Center Mars Dust Storms, Electric Fields, and Associated Chemistry
27 Apr Fouad Sahraoui NASA/GSFC, LPP/CNRS-Ecole Polytechnique Dispersive cascade and dissipation of solar wind turbulence at electron scales: recent observations and theoretical modeling
04 May David G Sibeck Goddard Space Flight Center THEMIS and Substorms
11 May   No Seminar No Seminar
18 May Alexander Moiseev CRESST/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and University of Maryland First results on the high energy cosmic ray electron spectrum from Fermi LAT

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2008

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
08 Sep Rosemary Killen University of Maryland The MESSENGER Mission: Results from the first flyby and anticipated future science
15 Sep Vladimir Ptuskin IZMIRAN Supernova Remnants as Cosmic Ray Accelerators
22 Sep   No Seminar No Seminar
29 Sep Hoseok Ahn University of Maryland Advanced Thin Ionization Calorimeter (ATIC) Long-Duration Balloon Experiment
06 Oct Marco Casolino INFN and University of Rome Tor Vergata Cosmic ray matter and anti-matter research in space with Pamela Experiment
06 Oct D. S. Burnett CalTech The Genesis Mission. Status and First Results on Solar Wind Composition
13 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
20 Oct   No Seminar No Seminar
22 Oct Robert P. Lin Physics Department and Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley Particle Acceleration and Explosive Energy Release by the Sun
27 Oct Merav Opher George Mason University Pinning Down the Direction and Magnitude of the Local Interstellar Magnetic Field
03 Nov Peter Yoon University of Maryland Toward a fully kinetic theory of solar wind turbulence
10 Nov   No Seminar No Seminar
17 Nov   No Seminar No Seminar
24 Nov George Gloeckler University of Michigan Composition of the Inner Source of Pickup Ions and Mercury&rsquo;s Plasma Environment: Results from MESSENGER&rsquo;s first two Mercury flybys and the Cruise Phase in Between
01 Dec Matthew E. Hill The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory The New Jovian Magnetotail: Results from New Horizons
08 Dec   No Seminar No Seminar

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2008

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
28 Jan   No Seminar No Seminar
04 Feb Michael A. Coplan University of Maryland A New Way of Detecting Neutrons, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Meet
11 Feb James F. Drake University of Maryland Ion pickup and acceleration in magnetic reconnection exhausts
18 Feb President's Day No Seminar No Seminar
25 Feb Patrick Hughes University of Maryland Efficient Surface Conversion for Neutral Atom Detection
03 Mar   No Seminar No Seminar
10 Mar William D. Dorland University of Maryland Small-Scale Electromagnetic Fluctuations in the Solar Wind
17 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
24 Mar John Richardson MIT Plasma Observations from Voyager: From Earth to the Heliosheath
31 Mar Leonard F. Burlaga Heliophysics Science Division, NASA/GSFC Magnetic Fields in the Termination Shock, Heliosheath and Solar Wind
07 Apr Robert B. Decker Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Voyager 2 at the Termination Shock: Energetic Particle Perspective
14 Apr Michael L. Kaiser GSFC New Views of the Sun and Inner Solar System from STEREO
21 Apr Dave Sibeck GSFC New results from THEMIS
24 Apr Janet Luhmann Space Science Laboratory, University of California Berkeley The Stereo Mission's Quest To Understand Space Weather And The Solar Cycle So Far
28 Apr Scott Nutter Northern Kentucky University CREST: The Cosmic Ray Electron Synchrotron Telescope
05 May H. Todd Smith Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory The Neutral Particle Environment Inside Saturn's Magnetosphere
12 May   No Seminar No Seminar

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2007

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
03 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
10 Sep Joseph A. Nuth GSFC Laboratory Astrophysics is Not an Oxymoron
17 Sep Aaron Roberts GSFC The Complexity of the Heliospheric Magnetic Field: Fisk vs Parker
24 Sep   No Seminar No Seminar
01 Oct Antonio Codino INFN and U. of Perugia, Italy A Solution of the Knee and Ankle Problem in the Cosmic Ray Spectrum
08 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
15 Oct Antoinette Galvin University of New Hampshire Approach to Solar Minimum: The STEREO Perspective
22 Oct James Carbary Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Adventures at Saturn &ndash; New results from the Cassini/MIMI instrument
29 Oct Kara Hoffman University of Maryland The IceCube Neutrino Observatory
05 Nov Ralph L. McNutt, Jr. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory MESSENGER Results from Venus Flyby 2
12 Nov   No Seminar No Seminar
19 Nov   No Seminar No Seminar
26 Nov Jack Tueller GSFC Hard X-ray Surveys: A census of Black Holes
03 Dec Russell A. Howard Naval Research Laboratory The SECCHI Experiment on the STEREO Mission
10 Dec Fall AGU No Seminar No Seminar

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2007

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
29 Jan Andrew Smith University of Maryland Discovery of TeV Gamma-Ray Emission from the Cygnus Region of the Galaxy
05 Feb   No Seminar No Seminar
12 Feb   No Seminar No Seminar
19 Feb President's Day No Seminar No Seminar
26 Feb Jay Zwally GSFC Changes in the Greenland Ice Sheet: Responses to Climate Warming?
05 Mar James A. Slavin Goddard Space Flight Center MESSENGER: Exploring Mercury&rsquo;s Magnetosphere
12 Mar Mel Goldstein Goddard Space Flight Center MHD Simulations of the Solar Wind
19 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
26 Mar   No Seminar No Seminar
02 Apr Menelaos Sarantos University of Maryland An automated detection scheme for ICME identification from in situ data
09 Apr Michael Mumma Goddard Space Flight Center Comets, and implications for delivery of water and pre-biotic organics to Young Planets (and a bit of Atomic-Molecular Physics, too!)
16 Apr Robert F. Pfaff Goddard Space Flight Center Electric Field and Plasma Density Measurements of the Turbulent Low and Mid-Latitude Ionosphere
23 Apr Vladimir Ptuskin IZMIRAN Cosmic Ray Origin in SNR Shocks and Transport in the Galaxy
30 Apr Gerry Share University of Maryland and NRL High-Energy Solar Observations: RHESSI Highlights/Anticipating GLAST
07 May Opher Ganel University of Maryland Direct measurements of cosmic-ray protons - how far beyond the TeV mark can we go?

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2006

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
04 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
11 Sep   No Seminar No Seminar
18 Sep D. Aaron Roberts NASA GSFC Lots of Things We Don't Know About Solar Wind Turbulence
25 Sep James L. Burch Southwest Research Institute Magnetospheric Multiscale--The Reconnection Mission
02 Oct Ken McCracken IPST, University of Maryland Long-Term Changes in the Cosmic Radiation and the Heliomagnetic Field; 1428-200
09 Oct   No Seminar No Seminar
13 Oct J. Randy Jokipii University of Arizona <div style="color:#F28; font-size:large">Special <u>Friday</u> Seminar: </div>New Insights into the Solar-Wind Termination
16 Oct Chris Paranicas Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory The Inner Magnetosphere of Saturn as Revealed by the Cassini Spacecraft
23 Oct Gordon D. Holman NASA GSFC Results from X-Ray Observations of Solar Flares with the Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (RHESSI)
30 Oct Frank McDonald University of Maryland Where were the Anomalous Cosmic Rays When Voyager 1 Crossed the Termination Shock
06 Nov Nahee Park Visiting researcher at the University of Maryland,
Ph.D. student at Ewha Womans University
Measuring the charge of high energy cosmic-ray particles in the CREAM experiment
13 Nov John Krizmanic NASA GSFC The Orbiting Wide-angle Light collectors (OWL) Experiment: Observing Ultra-high Energy Cosmic Rays from Space
20 Nov MooHyun Lee IPST, University of Maryland Performance of the CREAM calorimeter
27 Nov Matthew Hill Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory The Tangle of Ion Populations in the Termination Foreshock and Heliosheath
04 Dec Fred Ipavich University of Maryland Solar Wind Heavy Ion Systematics
11 Dec Fall AGU No Seminar No Seminar

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2006

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
30 Jan George Gloeckler University of Maryland Acceleration of low-energy Ions in the quiet-time Solar Wind and at the Termination Shock
06 Feb Alexandre Malinin IPST Astroparticle physics with AMS experiment
13 Feb Abigail Rymer Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory The low energy Cassini electron spectrometer: An introduction and how it can help to explore plasma transport at Saturn
20 Feb President's Day No Seminar No Seminar
27 Feb Mark Shappirio GSFC Ion Mass Spectrometry at Saturn: Results, discoveries, and lessons learned
06 Mar Neil Gehrels Goddard Space Flight Center Gamma Ray Burst Discoveries by the Swift Mission
13 Mar   No Seminar No Seminar
20 Mar Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
27 Mar Paul Cassak University of Maryland Catastrophe Model for the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection
03 Apr John Clem Bartol Institute, University of Delaware Observations of the Charge-Sign Dependence in Solar Modulation
10 Apr Dennis Papadopoulos University of Maryland The Lower Ionosphere as an Active Medium and its Applications to Radiation Belt Control and Underground Exploration
17 Apr Glenn Mason Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Coronal holes, jets, and the origin of <sup>3</sup>He-rich solar particle events
24 Apr Lucy McFadden University of Maryland Update of Deep Impact Results
01 May Hilary Cane University of Tasmania Classes of SEP Events
08 May John Cooper Goddard Space Flight Center Space Weathering of Icy Bodies in the New Outer Solar System

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2005

DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
05 Sep Labor Day No Seminar No Seminar
12 Sep Peter Biermann Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy and University of Bonn, Germany Overview of Galactic Cosmic Rays, Status and Next Steps
19 Sep Merav Opher George Mason University Effect of the Interstellar Magnetic Field on the Termination Shock: Explaining the Voyager Results
26 Sep George Simnett University of Birmingham Observational Insights Into Solar Particle Acceleration To Relativistic Energies And The Relevance To Flare Energetics
03 Oct Stephane Coutu Penn State University Highest Energy Physics with Auger
10 Oct Columbus Day No Seminar No Seminar
17 Oct James F. Drake University of Maryland A Fermi mechanism for the production of energetic electrons during magnetic reconnection
24 Oct Michael F. A'Hearn University of Maryland Deep Impact: Excavating Comet Tempel 1
31 Oct   No Seminar No Seminar
07 Nov Ramin Sina University of Maryland Cosmic-ray Antiprotons in the Galaxy
14 Nov Adam Szabo Goddard Space Flight Center Is there still something we do not know about Interplanetary Shocks?
21 Nov Peter H. Yoon University of Maryland Self-consistent generation of suprathermal electrons (kappa distribution) by beam-plasma interaction
28 Nov Robert B. Decker Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory The Voyager Spacecraft at the Termination Shock
05 Dec AGU No Seminar No Seminar
12 Dec End of Semester No Seminar No Seminar

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2005


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
31 January Donald G. Mitchell Johns Hopkins U. Applied Physics Lab Global Energetic Ion Dynamics at Saturn
7 February Lucy McFadden U. Maryland, Dept. of Astronomy Deep Impact Expectations for July 4, 2005
14 February Frank C. Jones Goddard Spaceflight Center, Beltsville Simulated 2D vs. 3D Shock Waves: Implications for Particle Acceleration
21 February Presidents' Day No Seminar No Seminar
28 February No Seminar No Seminar No Seminar
7 March Moo Hyun Lee U. Maryland, IPST Cosmic Ray Energetics and Mass project
14 March Stephen Fuselier Lockheed Martin, Palo Alto, CA Progress in Understanding Magnetic Reconnection at the Earth's Magnetopause
21 March Spring Break No Seminar No Seminar
28 March Harald Kucharek U. New Hampshire Energetic pickup ions at interplanetary discontinuities
4 April William H. Matthaeus U. Delaware, Bartol Geometrical Properties of Turbulence and Its Effect on Field Line and Charged Particle Transport
11 April Rosemary Killen U. Maryland, Dept. of Astronomy Mercury's Magnetosphere and its Influence on the Neutral Exosphere
18 April Douglas P. Hamilton U. Maryland, Dept. of Astronomy Charged Dust Dynamics at Jupiter
25 April Michael R. Collier Goddard Spaceflight Center, Beltsville Asymmetries Toward Higher Ecliptic Longitudes than the Nominal Upstream Direction in Twelve Heliospheric Data Sets
2 May Wayne T. Kasprzak Goddard Spaceflight Center, Beltsville First Results from the Huygens Mission to Titan
9 May Gary P. Zank U. California, Riverside The Interaction of the Interstellar Medium with the Sun and other Stars

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2004


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
13 September Dr. John B. Sigwarth NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD Global Auroral Imaging: Dynamic Pressure-Induced Auroral Brightening and Conjugate Auroral Observations
20 September Dr. James F. Drake U. of Maryland, College Park Production of Energetic Electrons During Magnetic Reconnection Events
27 September Dr. Bonnard J. Teegarden NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD INTEGRAL: A Space Observatory for Gamma-Ray Astronomy
4 October Dr. Nat Gopalswamy NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD Intensity Variation of Large Solar Energetic Particle Events
11 October Columbus Day Holiday No Seminar No Seminar
18 October Seminar Canceled No Seminar No Seminar
25 October Dr. Joe Giacalone University of Arizona, Tucson Diffusive Shock Acceleration in the Heliosphere
1 November Dr. Hoseok Ahn U. of Maryland, College Park The Energy Spectra of Protons and Helium Measured with the ATIC Experiment
8 November Dr. David Ruffalo Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Precision Modeling of Solar Energetic Particle Transport
15 November Dr. Douglas C. Hamilton U. of Maryland, College Park First Results from Cassini on the Ion Composition in Saturn's Magnetosphere
22 November Dr. Terry Kucera NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD Solar Prominences Observed at Ultraviolet Wavelengths
29 November Dr. Stephen White U. of Maryland, College Park Solar Radio Astronomy and the FASR Project
6 December Dr. Luke Dones Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado Cassini Images of Saturn's Rings and Moons

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2004


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
2 February Dr. Eric R. Christian NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC A TIGER in Antarctica
9 February Dr. Simon Wing JHU/APL, Laurel, MD Imaging the Magnetosphere
16 February NO SEMINAR President's Day NO SEMINAR
23 February Dr. David D. Lario JHU/APL, Laurel, MD Energetic Particle Response to CMEs at Low and High Heliographic Latitudes
1 March Dr. Lynn M. Kistler U. of New Hampshire, Durham The Contribution of O+ to Pressure and Current in the Stormtime Plasmasheet
8 March Dr. Brian J. Anderson JHU/APL, Laurel, MD Simultaneous Inter-hemisphere Comparison of Birkeland Current Magnetic Perturbations: Quantitative Tests of Conductivity Control
15 March Dr. Edmond C. Roelof JHU/APL, Laurel, MD Transverse Anisotropies of 40-90 MeV Solar Energetic Protons: A Re-interpretation
22 March NO SEMINAR Spring Break NO SEMINAR
29 March Dr. Barbara J. Thompson NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD What Have We Learned from 200 EIT Waves?
5 April Dr. Rogelio Caballero-Lopez U. of Maryland, College Park Galactic Cosmic Ray Modulation During Solar Minimum Conditions
12 April Dr. Peter Biermann Max Plank Inst. Fur Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany The Origin and Propagation of the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays, the Nearby Sources
19 April Dr. Gerald H. Share NRL, Wahington, DC RHESSI Observations of the 2003 October/November Flares
26 April Dr. Edward C. Stone Caltech, Pasadena, CA Voyager 1 Surfing the Termination Shock
3 May Dr. Chee Keong Ng NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD Transport and Acceleration of Solar Energetic Particles
10 May Dr. Igor Moskalenko NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD Propagation of Cosmic Rays in the Galaxy

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2003


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
September 1 NO SEMINAR LABOR DAY NO SEMINAR
September 8 Dr. V. Ptuskin University of Maryland, College Park Supernova Remnants as Cosmic Ray Accelerators
September 15 Dr. P. T. Gallagher NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt Recent Insights in Flares and CMEs Using RHESSI
September 22 Dr. H. Khan NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt Low Energy Neutral Atoms in the Magnetosphere: IMAGE/LENA Observations of Ionospheric Outflow and Cusp-related Emissions
September 29 Dr. H. V. Cane NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt "Flare" and Shock Acceleration in Solar Energetic Particle Events
October 6 Dr. D. Vassiliadis USRA, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt Modeling the Dynamics of the Relativistic Electron Flux in Earth's Outer Radiation Belt
October 13 NO SEMINAR COLUMBUS DAY NO SEMINAR
October 20 Dr. L. Burlaga NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt Search for the Heliosheath: The Heliospheric Magnetic Field near 85 AU
October 27 Dr. S. M. Krimigis &
Dr. F. B. McDonald
JHU/APL, Laurel
University of Maryland, College Park
On the possibility of a heliospheric boundary crossing by Voyager 1 in 2002-2003
November 3 Dr. N. A. Schwadron Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio The Source and Fate of Solar Wind: New Theories that Explain Recent Riddles
November 10 Dr. L. Paxton JHU/APL, Laurel Exploring the Upper Atmosphere with the NASA TIMED Mission
November 17 Dr. R. Cody NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt Laboratory Chemical Research Applied to the Atmospheres of the Outer Planets
November 24 Dr. J. Karpen Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC A Holistic View of Solar Prominences: From Formation to Eruption
December 1 Dr. Tetsuya Yoshida KEK, Japan Cosmic Ray Measurements with BESS
December 8 NO SEMINAR FALL AGU FALL AGU

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2003


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC (click link for abstract)
February 3 NO SEMINAR NO SEMINAR NO SEMINAR
February 10 Dr. D. Vassiliadis NASA/GSFC Dynamics of Radiation Belt Electrons
February 17 NO SEMINAR PRESIDENT'S DAY NO SEMINAR
February 24 Dr. M. Forman Stony Brook, New York Intermittency in Solar wind Turbulence
March 3 Dr. L. J. Lanzerotti Lucent Technologies, New Jersey A Decadal Survey in Solar & Space Physics
March 10 Dr. D. K. Haggerty JHU/APL, MD Solar Electrons
March 17 Dr. A. Harding NASA/GSFC Gamma-ray bursts
March 24 NO SEMINAR SPRING BREAK NO SEMINAR
March 31 Dr. M. Swisdak University of Maryland, College Park Magnetic Reconnection in the magnetosphere
April 7 NO SEMINAR Spring AGU & APS Meetings NO SEMINAR
April 14 Dr. A. Smith University of Maryland, College Park Gamma-Ray Bursts in the MILAGRO data
April 21 Dr. D. Mitchell JHU/APL, MD Recent Results from the IMAGE Spacecraft
April 28 Dr. H. Moraal Potchefstroom University, South Africa Transport & Modulation of Galactic Cosmic Rays
May 5 Dr. G. Denolfo NASA/GSFC, MD Recent Results from the ACE/CRIS Experiment
May 12 Dr. J. Klimchuk Naval Research Laboratory, DC Heating of Coronal Loops

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2002


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
September 2 NO SEMINAR LABOR DAY NO SEMINAR
September 9 Dr. J. Bieber Bartol Research Institute, Delaware Neutron Monitor Observations of SEPs
September 16 NO SEMINAR NO SEMINAR NO SEMINAR
September 23 Dr. D. Rust Applied Physics Laboratory, MD Magnetic Helicity from the Sun
September 30 Dr. Mei-Ching Fok NASA/GSFC, MD Modeling Energetic Neutral Atoms in the Ring Current
October 7 Dr. D. Sibeck NASA/GSFC, MD Energetic Particles in the Foreshock Cavity
October 14 NO SEMINAR COLUMBUS DAY NO SEMINAR
October 21 Dr. L. Barbier NASA/GSFC, MD Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays
October 28 Dr. P. Sokolsky University of Utah The Sky Above, The Mud Below:Ultra-high Energy Cosmic-Ray Controversy
November 4 Dr. B. Dennis NASA/GSFC, MD New Results from the RHESSI Spacecraft
November 11 NO SEMINAR VETERANS' DAY NO SEMINAR
November 18 Dr. S. Kanekal Catholic University of America, DC Relativistic Electrons in the Earth's Magnetosphere
November 25 Dr. E. Mobius UNH, New Hampshire Particle Acceleration in Corotating Interaction Regions
December 2 Dr. A. Stephens NASA/GSFC, MD Cosmic-Ray Electrons and Anti-protons
December 9 NO SEMINAR FALL AGU NO SEMINAR

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2002


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
February 4 Dr. M. E. Hill University of Maryland Anomalous Cosmic Ray Observations at Voyager 1 and 2
February 11 Dr.D. Biesecker Emergent Technology Services, NASA/GSFC, MD Observations of Sun-grazing Comets with LASCO/SOHO
February 18 PRESIDENT'S DAY NO SEMINAR NO SEMINAR
February 25 Dr. M. L. Goldstein NASA/GSFC, MD Recent Results from the Cluster Mission
March 4 CANCELED CANCELED CANCELED
March 11 Dr. R. A. Mewaldt Caltech, CA New Views of Solar Energetic Particles from ACE
March 18 Dr. A. J. Klimas NASA/GSFC, MD Self-organized Critical Plasma Sheet and Substorm Onset
March 25 SPRING BREAK NO SEMINAR NO SEMINAR
April 1 Dr. J. R. Jokipii University of Tucson, AZ A New Look at the Diffusive Acceleration of Cosmic Rays
April 8 Dr. G. L. Siscoe Boston University The Global Magnetosphere Under Storm-Time Conditions
April 15 Dr. O. Ganel IPST, Univeristy of Maryland TBA
April 22 Dr. T. Bogdan HAO, Colorado Waves in the Solar Atmosphere
April 29 Dr. D. N. Baker LASP, Colorado CLUSTER Measurements of Space Plasmas in the Context of Global Multispacecraft Observations: The Telescope-Microscope Combination
May 6 Dr. J. Slavin NASA/GSFC, MD ST5-Space Technology 5: Enabling Future Constellation Missions
May 13 Dr. K. G. McCraken Jellore Technologies, Australia TBA

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2001


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
September 3 NO SEMINAR LABOR DAY NO SEMINAR
September 10 Dr. N. Huang NASA/GSFC, MD Hilbert Spectral Analysis
September 17 Dr. L. McFadden University of Maryland Recent Results From the NEAR Spacecraft
September 24 CANCELED CANCELED CANCELED
October 1 Dr. J. Chen NRL, D.C. Physics of CMEs
October 8 NO SEMINAR COLUMBUS DAY NO SEMINAR
October 15 Dr. D. Kazanas NASA/GSFC, MD Cosmic Ray Spectrum Knee: A Herald of New Physics
October 22 Dr. T. Tarbell Lockheed Martin, CA TRACE Observations of the Solar Corona
October 29 Dr. S. A. Sharma University of Maryland Modeling the Dynamics of the Earth's Magnetosphere
November 5 Dr. M. A. Lee Univeristy of New Hampshire Particle Acceleration at CME-driven Shocks
November 12 Dr. G. Share NRL, D.C. Gamma-Ray Emission in Solar Flares
November 19 Dr. U. Feldman NRL, D.C. FIP Effect Measurements in the Solar Corona and in Flares
November 26 Dr. T. E. Moore NASA/GSFC, MD Recent Results From the IMAGE Mission
December 3 Dr. E. Sittler NASA/GSFC, MD Empirical Model of the Solar Corona and the Solar Wind

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2001


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
January 29   NO SEMINAR  
February 5   NO SEMINAR  
February 12 Dr. E. S. Seo IPST/University of Maryland Status of High-Energy Cosmic-Ray Composition Measurements
February 19   PRESIDENT'S DAY  
February 26 Dr. B. Rogers IPR/Univeristy of Maryland Physics of Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection
March 5   NO SEMINAR  
March 12 Dr. M. Collier NASA/GSFC New Results From IMAGE/LENA
March 19   SPRING BREAK  
March 26 Dr. P. Evenson Bartol Research Institute/Univ. of Delaware Cosmic-Ray Electrons
April 2 Dr. J. T. Hoeksema NASA/HQ, Stanford University Coronal & Heliospheric Magnetic Field Models
April 9 Dr.T. T. von Rosenvinge NASA/GSFC Recent Results From The Advanced Composition Explorer
April 16 Dr. S. M. Krimigis APL/ Johns Hopkins University Recent Results From The Cassini Spacecraft
April 23 Dr. C. St. Cyr Catholic University of America White Light Coronagraph Observations of CMEs
April 30 Dr. N. Sheeley Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C. Understanding The Sun's Magnetic Field
May 7 Dr. A. Roberts NASA/GSFC Non-Linear Solar Wind Phenomena
May 14 Dr. R. Macdowell NASA/GSFC Wave Observations In Magnetic Holes

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 2000


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
September 11 A. Lukasiak IPST/UMD K-capture cosmic ray secondaries and reacceleration
September 18 R. L. McNutt JHU/APL The Mercury Messenger Mission
September 25 G. McHarg United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Ground-Based Measurements of the Ionosphere
October 2 A. Szabo NASA/GSFC Interplanetary shocks in the magnetosheath
October 9 Holiday Holiday Holiday
October 16 S. Fung NASA/GSFC IMAGE, RPI results
October 23 S. Kahler Air Force Research Lab, MA Solar Energetic Partices and CME's
October 30 M. Guhathakurta NASA HQ, DC Modeling the solar corona and the solar wind
November 6 L. A. Fisk University of Michigan Dynamic model for the coronal magnetic field
November 13 A. Tylka NRL CME shock acceleration and gradual solar energetic particle events
November 20 S. Antiochos NRL CME models
November 27 J. Le Roux Bartol Research Institute Injection and acceleration of pickup ions at the termination shock
December 4 T. Zurbuchen University of Michigan Composition measurements in CME's
December 11 CANCELLED

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 2000


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
February 7 Dr. O.L. Vaisberg NASA/MSFC & SRI, Moscow Trends and Innovation in Space Plasma Instrumentation
February 14 Dr. M. A. Coplan IPST/University of Maryland Correlation of Solar Wind Parameters between the Wind and SoHO Spacecraft
February 21 Dr. G. Lamanna CERN, Switzerland Protons and Deuterons in Near Earth Orbit
February 23* Dr. K. G. McCracken Jellore Technologies, Australia A Blast from the Past-Solar Proton Events from 1561 to the Present
February 28 Dr. I. Moskalenko NASA/GSFC Cosmic Rays and Diffuse Galactic Gamma-Ray Emission
March 6 Dr. D. G. Mitchell APL/Johns Hopkins University Cassini Flybys of Earth and Venus
March 13 Dr. J. M. Clem Bartol, University of Delaware The Secret Life of a Neutron Monitor
March 20 HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY
March 27 Dr. A. Vourlidas NRL/George Mason University LASCO/RADIO Observations of CMEs
April 3 Dr. D. P. Stern NASA/GSFC Overview of the Earth's Magnetosphere
April 10 Dr. B.H. Mauk APL/Johns Hopkins University Galileo at Jupiter
April 17 Dr. D. V. Reames NASA/GSFC Energetic Particles and CMEs
April 24 Dr. A. Deane IPST/University of Maryland 3D-Solar Wind
May 1 Dr. D. Lario APL/Johns Hopkins University Energetic Particle Transport in Interplanetary Space
May 8 Dr. P. Brekke ESA/NASA/GSFC 4 years of SOHO
May 15 Dr. N. Gopalswamy NASA/GSFC CMEs & Interplanetary shocks

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 1999


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
February 7 Dr. O.L. Vaisberg NASA/MSFC & SRI, Moscow Trends and Innovation in Space Plasma Instrumentation
February 14 Dr. M. A. Coplan IPST/University of Maryland Correlation of Solar Wind Parameters between the Wind and SoHO Spacecraft
February 21 Dr. G. Lamanna CERN, Switzerland Protons and Deuterons in Near Earth Orbit
February 23* Dr. K. G. McCracken Jellore Technologies, Australia A Blast from the Past-Solar Proton Events from 1561 to the Present
February 28 Dr. I. Moskalenko NASA/GSFC Cosmic Rays and Diffuse Galactic Gamma-Ray Emission
March 6 Dr. D. G. Mitchell APL/Johns Hopkins University Cassini Flybys of Earth and Venus
March 13 Dr. J. M. Clem Bartol, University of Delaware The Secret Life of a Neutron Monitor
March 20 HOLIDAY HOLIDAY HOLIDAY
March 27 Dr. A. Vourlidas NRL/George Mason University LASCO/RADIO Observations of CMEs
April 3 Dr. D. P. Stern NASA/GSFC Overview of the Earth's Magnetosphere
April 10 Dr. B.H. Mauk APL/Johns Hopkins University Galileo at Jupiter
April 17 Dr. D. V. Reames NASA/GSFC Energetic Particles and CMEs
April 24 Dr. A. Deane IPST/University of Maryland 3D-Solar Wind
May 1 Dr. D. Lario APL/Johns Hopkins University Energetic Particle Transport in Interplanetary Space
May 8 Dr. P. Brekke ESA/NASA/GSFC 4 years of SOHO
May 15 Dr. N. Gopalswamy NASA/GSFC CMEs & Interplanetary shocks

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 1999


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
May 17 Dr. T. T. von Rosenvinge NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center "Recent Results from the Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE)"
May 10     no seminar
May 03 Michael Shay University of Maryland "Fast Magnetic Reconnection in Collisionless Plasmas"
April 26     no seminar
April 19 Dr. Joseph Dwyer University of Maryland Space Physics Group "Upstream Ion Events Measured by WIND/STEP and ACE/ULEIS"
April 12 Dr. B. R. Ragot Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics, NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center "Non-gyroresonant pitch-angle scattering of low-energy cosmic rays"
April 5 Dr. Adrew F. Cheng Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab "Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous - Encounters with Matilda and Eros"
March 29 Dr. Robert F. Pfaff, Jr. NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center "Electric Field and Related Plasma Observations on Two Sounding Rockets Launched in the Dark Cusp Flown from Spitzbergen, Norway"
March 22     no seminar - Spring Break  
March 15 Dr. George Gloeckler University of Maryland "Exploring Interstellar Space and the Inner Heliosphere With Pickup Ions"
March 08 Horst Fichtner Institut fur Theoretische Physik IV, Rurh-Universitat Bochum "Dynamics and Thermodynamics of the Solar Corona: A Semi-kenetic model"
March 01 Dr. Marian Greenspan University of Maryland, Space Physics Group "Low Altitude Equitorial Ions: A New Look with SAMPEX"
February 22 Simon P. Plunkett Universities Space Research Association, Naval Research Laboratory "Multiwavelength Observations of CMEs: Results from the Coronal Imaging Expirements on SOHO"
February 8 Dr. Charles W. Smith Bartol Research Institute "Recent Results in Studies of the Solar Wind with Implications for Energetic Particle Propagation"
February 1 Dr. Michael Reiner NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center "Coronal and Interplanetary Type II and Type III Radio Emissions Associated with Coronal Mass Ejections"

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 1998


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
November 30 Thomas K. Gaisser Bartol Research Institute "The cosmic-ray neutrino beam - evidence for neutrino oscillations"
November 23 Dr. Rene Brun CERN, Geneva Switzerland "ROOT, A New Object Oriented Data Analysis Infrastructure" in IPST room 1116
November 16 Steve Curtis NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center "Auroral Lites: A MIDEX International Multiprobe Mission"
November 9 Dr. Len Burlaga NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center "features of the heliospheric magnetic field"
October 19 Dr. Elihu Boldt Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics, Goddard Space Flight Center "On the Extemes of Cosmic Radiation: Some Past andPresent Views"
October 26 Dr. Peter Bochsler University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland "Isotopes in the Solar Wind"
November 2 Steve Cummer NASA Goddard Space Flight Center "Old and New Findings on Sprites from Radio Observations"

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 1998


DATE SPEAKER INSTITUTION TOPIC
March 16 James Beatty Penn State University "Antiparticles in the Cosmic Rays"
April 27 Dr. Mihir Desai University of Maryland "Particle Acceleration at Corotating Interaction Regions in the Three-Dimensional Heliosphere: ULYSSES Results"

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Fall 1997


DATE SPEAKER Affiliation TOPIC Room
October 6 Dr. Joe D. Huba Naval Research Laboratory "Element Fractionation in the Solar Atmosphere: the FIP Effect" 0201
November 3 Dr. Glenn Mason University of Maryland "Recent Science Results from SAMPEX" 0201
November 10 Dr. Adam Szabo NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center "Bow Shock - Discontinuity Interaction: Distorted Tangential Discontinuities in the Magnetosheath"  

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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminars for Spring 1997


DATE SPEAKER Affiliation TOPIC Room
February 24 Dr. Joe Dwyer UMD tba  
March 3 Dr. John Keller GSFC tba 1113
March 10 n/a n/a no seminar n/a
March 17 Dr. Matther Baring GSFC The Acceleration of Solar Wind Ions by Nearby Interplanetary Shocks  
March 24 n/a n/a no seminar n/a
March 31 Dr. Chuck Smith Bartol tba  
April 7 Dr. Bill Farrell GSFC tba 1113
Apri 14 Dr. Randall Smith GSFC tba  
Apri 21 Dr. Y. C. Whang Catholic University tba  
Apri 28 Dr. Louis Barbier GSFC tba  
May 5 Dr. Kieth Ogilvie GSFC tba 1113
May 12 Dr. Robin Shelton GSFC tba