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A740 - Astrobiology Seminar - Fall 2007

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All classes meet Mondays, 15:00-16:00, PSB 211.

# Date Who Topic Note
1 08/20 None    
2 08/30 Weijun Zheng Chemical processing of solar system ices Bilger 152
4:30
3 09/03   None-Holiday  
4 09/10      
5 09/17      
6 09/24 Nick Moskovitz The Thermal Evolution of Proto-Planetary Material  
7 10/01 Kim Binsted FMARS 2007: A Four-Month Mars Exploration Simulation in an Analogue Environment 2:30
8 10/08 Norbert Schorghofer The Astronomical Theory of Ice Ages on Mars 2:30
9 10/18 Jacqueline Keane The Chemical and Spatial Diversity of Ices in Molecular Clouds  
10 10/22 Mike Mottl Origin of Earth's Oceans and Atmosphere  
11 10/29 Helge Gonnermann Nothing paradoxical about Helium in the Earth's mantle  
12 11/05 Yvonne Chan Tracking Microevolution over Millennia using ancient DNA 2:30
13 11/12 Tom Millar Chemistry in Space Bilger  152
4:30
14 11/19 Gayle Philip Phylogenetics and Early Animal Evolution  
15 11/26 Maqsudul Alam Extremophile Research at ASGPB: From Genome to Informatics to Physiology  
16 11/30 Jewitt Group 17P/Holmes: Omen of an Imminent Fiery Apocalypse, or Just a Really Bright Comet?  
17 12/03 Thorvaldur Thordarson
(Univ. Edinburgh)
Cause of Biological Mass Extinctions in the Phanerozoic: Volcan ism or Cosmic Impact?  
18 12/10 Jacqueline Keane Summary of Chemistry to Life Workshop  

Last modified: December 10, 2007
Karen Meech
Institute for Astronomy
2680 Woodlawn Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822
meech@ifa.hawaii.edu