CSC/SETI Institute Colloquium Series 2009

Course Description

The colloquiums are free and open to the public, and run from noon to 1 pm on Wednesdays at the SETI Institute, 515 N. Whisman Road, Mountain View, California.

CSC/SETI Institute Colloquium Series 2009

Gerry Harp in the last lecture of 2009, "Exploring Alternative SETI Search Algorithms with the ATA"
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Video Lectures & Study Materials

# Lecture Play Lecture
1 David Morrison: Mission to a Potentially Threatening Asteroid Play Video
2 Laura T. Iraci: Laboratory Studies of Water Ice Cloud formation under Martian Conditions Play Video
3 Jeffrey Van Cleve: The Race to Detect the First Earth-sized Planet Play Video
4 Ron Greeley: Surface modifications by winds on Earth, Mars, Venus, and Titan Play Video
5 JoAnne Hewett: The Hunt for Hidden Dimensions Play Video
6 Franck Marchis: Multiple Asteroid Systems: New Techniques to Study New Worlds Play Video
7 Interstellar and Early Solar System Organics in Samples from Comet Wild 2 Play Video
8 Ross A. Beyer: Google Earth, now with Mars! Play Video
9 Jeffrey Scargle: Tools for Probing the Universe Play Video
10 Richard Muller: Discovery of Strong Cycles in Fossil Diversity Play Video
11 Rachel Mastrapa: Weathering on Icy Satellites: Probing the Near Surface Using Infrared Spectroscopy Play Video
12 John McCarthy: Convergent evolution of our own and extra-terrestrial intelligence Play Video
13 Jasper Halekas: The Dynamic Lunar Environment Play Video
14 Tom Abel: First Things in the Universe Play Video
15 Julie Chittenden: Experimental determination of the effect of salts, regolith, and wind Play Video
16 Philip Russell: Aerosol particle roles in climate change Play Video
17 Edwin Kite: True Polar Wander and Climate on Late Hesperian/Amazonian Mars Play Video
18 Robert Landis: NEOs Ho!! The Asteroid Option Play Video
19 Terry Fong: Field Testing of Utility Robots for Lunar Surface Operations Play Video
20 Mikhail Kreslavsky: Geological record of recent climate change on Mars Play Video
21 Amos Nur: Apocolypse: Earthquakes, Archeology and the the Wrath of God Play Video
22 Robert Lillis: Death of the Martian Dynamo Play Video
23 Brian Jeffs: Progress in phased array feed development for radio astronomy Play Video
24 Ray Kurzweil: The Implications of the Law of Accelerating Returns for the Search for ETI Play Video
25 The impact and recovery of asteroid 2008 TC3 Play Video
26 Dr. Beth Ann Hockey: How to Speak to Your Computer Play Video
27 Janice Bishop: The Surface of Mars Play Video
28 John Balboni: How do You Qualify Heat Shields on Earth? Play Video
29 Kevin Zahnle: Earth After the Moon-forming Impact Play Video
30 Dave Brain: Atmospheric Escape and Aurora on Mars Play Video
31 Michael Carr: Mars - The Water Story and Prospects for Life Play Video
32 Risa Wechsler: Connecting Galaxies, Halos, and Star Formation Rates Across Cosmic Time Play Video
33 Natalie Batalha: Kepler's First Peek Play Video
34 Darlene Lim: Pavilion Lake - Diving Deep to Get Us to the Moon and Mars Play Video
35 Paul Kalas: HST Imaging of Fomalhaut Play Video
36 Reid Parsons: Where is Mars' Ice? Play Video
37 Markus Aschwanden: Solar Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections Observed with STEREO Play Video
38 Nathan Bramall: Detecting Organics Using Fluorescence Spectroscopy Play Video
39 Dr. Stefan Funk: Fermi-LAT Observing the Universe With High-Energy Gamma-Ray Eyes Play Video
40 Special Panel: LCROSS Mission - The First Results of the Impact Play Video
41 Elmar Fuchs: The Inner Structure of a Floating Water Bridge Play Video
42 Ben Zuckerman: The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe - Some Great Challenges for SETI Play Video
43 David Hollenbach: Water, Molecular Oxygen and Ice in Star-Forming Molecular Clouds Play Video
44 Linda Spilker: The Rings of Saturn as seen by Cassini CIRS Play Video
45 Claudio Maccone: Deep Space Flight and Communications Play Video
46 Lauren Wye: Titan's Ontario Lacus Play Video
47 Steven S. Vogt: Finding Planets Around Nearby Stars Play Video
48 Gerry Harp: Exploring Alternative SETI Search Algorithms with the ATA Play Video


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