Events

  • Astronomy seminar: "The Hunt for Exomoons"

    David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A6

    David Kipping, Columbia University

    Since astronomers first started detecting exoplanets, interest in possible exomoons soon followed. Moons could be habitable worlds in their own right but also influence the habitability of planets they orbit. Besides from habitability, discovering moons would provide rich insights into the formation and evolution of planetary systems, potentially revealing the banality/uniqueness of our own solar system’s architecture.

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  • Astronomy seminar: "TBA"

    David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A6

    Barth Netterfield, University of Toronto

  • Astronomy seminar: "TBA"

    David Rittehouse Laboratory, A6

    Benjamin Racine, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics