Department
Mar 25, 2019
11:00 AM

Xiaogang (Marshall) Ma will present on “Why We Need a Machine-Readable Knowledge Base of Deep Time and Our Approach to Build It.”

Event Host: Bob Hazen and Shaunna Morrison
Planetary Science
Mar 28, 2019
6:30 PM

As extreme weather, rising seas, and severe droughts bring home the reality of global climate change, we are increasingly aware of the world’s pressing need for carbon-free energy sources and reliable, affordable energy storage systems. 

Event Host: Geophysical Laboratory and Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
High Pressure
Apr 8, 2019
11:00 AM

Reynold E. Silber of Yale University will present on "Electrical resistivity of nickel, iron and iron-silicon alloy melts at high pressure with implications for the thermal conductivity of the Earth’s core."

Event Host: Yingwei Fei
Planetary Science
Apr 25, 2019
6:30 PM

Gravity, the fundamental force that shaped our planet, varies across the Earth’s surface, both from place to place and over time. For more than three centuries, scientists have made gravity measurements to define the shape of the Earth.

Event Host: Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Planetary Science
May 23, 2019
6:30 PM

In shock-wave experiments, high-powered lasers or guns are used to send a supersonic pressure wave through a sample. This type of dynamic compression can generate immense pressure and allows for the study of impact phenomena in real time.

Event Host: Geophysical Laboratory