PRL Platinum Planetary Seminar Series (PPP-SS)

Date Speaker Abstract
12th August,2021 Prof. Sandeep Sahijpal, Punjab University Origin of the solar system
26th August,2021 Dr Queenie Chan, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Organics on Itokawa asteroid via analyses of Hayabusa samples.

02 September,2021 Dr N G Rudraswami, National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) Goa

Micrometeorites on the Earth surface: Understanding their origin and properties.

9th September,2021 Prof. Maitrayee Bose, Arizona State University, USA

Water, Asteroid and Planet formation: The connections.

16th September,2021 Prof. Sujoy Ghosh, IIT Kanpur

Shock-induced incongruent melting of olivine and formation of natural Fe-bearing aluminous bridgmanite in ordinary chondrites.

23rd September,2021 Dr. Nan Liu, Washington University St. Louis, USA

26Al in AGB grains.

30th September,2021 Dr. Lionel Vacher, Washington University St. Louis, USA

Sulfur isotope anomalies in Acfer 094 inherited from the Irradiation of the Protosolar Molecular Cloud by Massive Nearby Stars.

6th October,2021 Dr. Manavi Jhadav, University of Louisiana, USA

Isotopic and elemental studies of presolar graphite grains and what they tell us about their parent stars

14th October,2021 Dr. Smail Mostefaoui, Paris, France

Minor and trace element concentrations in adjacent kamacite and taenite in the Krymka chondrite

21st October,2021 Dr. Ritesh Mishra, Application Engineer, Cameca, India

Nascent Sun & repetitive Super flares

28th October,2021 Dr. Frank Gyngard, Harvard, USA

Entering an Unseen World: Biology vs. Science – Who sees further?

12th November,2021 Dr. Rita Parai, Washington University, U. S. A.

Heterogeneous accretion of volatiles to Earth's mantle reservoirs

18th November,2021 Dr. Pierre Haenecour, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Constraining thermal processing of dust grains in space and on the surface of airless bodies through in-situ laboratory experiments

25 Nov. 2021 Dr. Alik Sundar Majumdar, Department of Applied Geology Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad Jharkhand, India

Serpentinization of iron-rich olivine and its potential for abiotic methane synthesis in planetary bodies

9 Dec. 2021 Prof. Christian Vollmer, Institute for Mineralogy WWU Munster, Germany

The Origins of Organic Matter and Amorphous Silicates in Meteorites – Clues from Nanoscale Investigations

16 Dec. 2021 Prof. Yves Marrocchi, Research Director, CNRS
Deputy Director, CRPG France

Isotopic constraints on the conditions of chondrule formation in carbonaceous chondrites

23 Dec. 2021 Dr. Prajkta Mane, Visiting Scientist, Lunar and Planetary Institute (USRA), Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division,
NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston TX 77058

First Formed Solids: Records of the Earliest Times of the Solar System

30 Dec. 2021 Dr. Yogita Kadlag, NCCR PlanetS advanced Post-Doctoral fellow, University Bern, Switzerland

Chondrites and the early solar system

06 Jan. 2022 Dr. Nikitha Susan Saji, Centre for Star and Planet Formation Globe Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Nucleosynthetic heterogeneity in the early solar system: insights from Nd isotopes

13 Jan. 2022 Prof. Thomas Burbine, Department of Astronomy,
Mount Holyoke College, USA

How well can we link meteorites to asteroids

20 Jan. 2022 Dr. Evelyn Furi, Centre de Recherches Petrographiques et Geochimiques (CRPG, CNRS-UL), France

Origin and evolution of nitrogen on planetary bodies in the inner solar system

27 Jan. 2022 Dr. Maria Eugenia Varela, ICATE-CONICET, San Juan, Argentin

Chondrule formation: A controversial issue among different models

10 Feb. 2022 Dr Susanne P. Schwenzer, Associate Director Astrobiology OU,
School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences,
The Open University, Milton Keynes, U. K.

Volatiles on Mars - from meteorites to sample return

17 Feb. 2022 Dr. Daisuke Nakashima, Tohoku University, Japan

Oxygen isotope systematics of chondrules: regional heterogeneity of oxygen isotope reservoirs in the solar nebula

24 Feb. 2022 Dr. Jangmi Han, University of Houston, U. S. A.

Atomic-Scale Structure and Non-Stoichiometry of Meteoritic Hibonite

3 March 2022 Prof. Ryan Ogliore Washington University St. Louis, U. S. A.

Condensation and Radial Transport of Filamentary Enstatite Crystals from Interplanetary Dust

10 March 2022 Dr. Reto Trappitsch Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA

Hands-on Astrophysics: Analysis of Presolar Stardust Grains to decipher Stellar Nucleosynthesis