Lectures

Bringing together top space science students with internationally recognized researchers at Los Alamos in an educational and collaborative atmosphere.

Contacts  

  • Administrative Assistant
  • TBD

The lecture schedule for the 2020 session will be available in late May 2020.

Students receive lectures from top scientists on a variety of topics including plasma physics, radiation belts, numerical modeling, solar wind physics, spacecraft charging, and others.

Lectures from the 2018 program

  • Introduction to the Magnetosphere (Geoff Reeves, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Introduction to the Solar Wind (Joe Borovsky, Space Science Institute and Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Overview of LANL's Space Program (Brian Larsen, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Particle Transport and Adiabatic Convection (Michael Henderson, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Geomagnetic Storms: Ring Current and Plasmasphere Dynamics (Vania Jordanova, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Comparative Magnetospheres (Michelle Thomsen, Planetary Science Institute and Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling (Jesse Woodroffe, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Historical Space Weather (Delores Knipp, U. Colorado Boulder)
  • The Sun and Solar Activity (Lisa Winter, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Radiation Effects in Electronics (Heather Quinn, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Radio Waves in Geospace (Jesse Woodroffe, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Atmospheric Drag (Andrew Walker, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Hybrid and Particle-in-Cell Simulations (Xiangrong Fu, New Mexico Consortium)
  • Quiet-Time Evolution of the Radiation Belts (Jean-Francois Ripoll, CEA France)
  • Introduction to Magnetic Reconnection (Ari Le, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Introduction to the Detectors for High Energy Particles, X-rays, and Gamma rays (Richard Schirato, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
  • Spacecraft Charging (Mick Denton, New Mexico Consortium)

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