April 2015

Saturday, Jan 31–Sunday, May 17
5:00 pm
Astronomical: Photographs of Our Solar System and Beyond

The evolution of photography has been inextricably bound up with the field of astronomy. Since photography's earliest days, it has been used as a tool to advance astronomical observation and thought, yielding some of the most curious and compelling images in the medium's history. Featuring works by a diversity of makers ranging from pioneering scientists to artists and amateurs, this exhibition surveys mankind's ongoing efforts to chart and understand an expanding universe.

Center for Creative Photography Gallery
1030 N. Olive Rd.

Free to the public
Center for Creative Photography Gallery: Room
Tuesday, Apr 28
3:45 pm — 5:00 pm
LPL Graduate Student Colloquia: Hamish Hay and Margaret Landis
Hamish Hay
Graduate Student in the Department of Planetary Sciences

A Review of: "Tidal Dynamical Considerations Constrain the State of an Ocean on Enceladus"

Margaret Landis
Graduate Student in the Department of Planetary Sciences

Recent History of the Surface of Mars' Polar Layered Deposits
Kuiper Space Sciences: Room 312
Wednesday, Apr 29
10:00 am
Final Ph.D. Defense: Robert Thomas Zellem
Final Defense
Ph.D. in Planetary Sciences

Robert Thomas Zellem
Department of Planetary Sciences

Observing Transiting Exoplanets: Removing Systematic Errors to Constrain Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics
Kuiper Space Sciences: Room 309