Charles Hohenberg Symposium

May 22, 2010 at 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
201 Crow
Event Description 


Introduction 9:00 – 9:20 am:

  • Kenneth Kelton, Chair of Physics Department, Washington University
  • Gary Wihl, Dean of Art and Science, Washington University
  • Ramanath Cowsik, Director of McDonnell Center for Space Sciences, Washington University

Morning session 9:20 – noon:

  • Ray Arvidson (Washington University) "Planetary Sciences at Washington University: Venus and Mars"
  • Donald Burnett (California Institute of Technology) "The Genesis Mission; Science Results and Status"

Coffee break

  • Kenneth Kelton (Washington University) "Supercooled Liquids - An Upcoming Experiment on the ISS"
  • Timothy Swindle (University of Arizona, Tucson) "The chronology of the Moon, with an emphasis on collisions"

Lunch break noon – 1:30 pm


Afternoon session 1:30 – 4:30 pm

  • Marc Caffee (Purdue University) "The radioactive solar system"
  • Frank Stadermann (Washington University) "Stardust from comet Wild-2"
  • Bryant Hudson (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) "Our experience in 3H-3He dating of groundwater samples at LLNL"

Coffee Break

  • Alex Meshik (Washington University) "Studying Natural Reactors"
  • Charles Hohenberg (Washington University) "Emperor's New Clothes"