Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series

Spring 2009 Schedule

Date  Topic  Speaker 
January 19 No Colloquium (holiday)  
January 26
Building 3 Auditorium
Memoirs of a Silicon Qubit – Beating Decoherence for Solid State Quantum Computing Stephen Lyon
Princeton University
February 2
Building 3 Auditorium
Lead in Drinking Water as a Public Health Threat Marc Edwards
Virginia Tech
February 9
Building 3 Auditorium
Is God a Mathematician? Mario Livio
Space Telescope Science Institute
February 16 No Colloquium (holiday)  
February 23
Building 3 Auditorium
The NASA Ames Small Satellite Program Pete Worden
March 2
Building 3 Auditorium
To The End Of The Solar System: The Story Of The Nuclear Rocket Postponed to May 18 because of snow. James A. Dewar
March 9
Building 3 Auditorium
GSFC's Internal Technology Development Program: Achievements, Directions, and How You Can Get Involved Peter Hughes
March 16
Building 3 Auditorium
Plasma Physics' Answer to the New Cosmological Questions Donald E. Scott
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (retired)
March 23
Building 3 Auditorium
A Balloon’s Eye View of the Universe Eun-Suk Seo
University of Maryland
March 30
Building 3 Auditorium
A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet Andrew Chaikin
April 6
Building 3 Auditorium
3:00 PM
Safety Week Talk: Space Systems Failures
Talk will start at 3:00 PM, one half hour earlier than usual.
Ralph Lorenz
JHU Applied Physics Lab
April 13 No Colloquium  
April 20
Building 3 Auditorium
THEMIS (Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms), Goddard's Multi-Satellite Mission to the Magnetosphere David Sibeck & Frank Snow
April 27
Building 3 Auditorium
Designing Astronomical Observatories for Space - Early Challenges Nancy G. Roman
NASA (retired)
May 4
Building 3 Auditorium
The Kepler Planet-Finding Mission Jim Fanson
May 11
Building 3 Auditorium
The Glory Mission Bryan Fafaul
May 18
Building 3 Auditorium
To The End Of The Solar System: The Story Of The Nuclear Rocket James Dewar
May 25
Building 3 Auditorium
No Colloquium, Memorial Day  

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All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in either the Building 3 Auditorium or the Building 8 Auditorium, as indicated above.
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