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APEX: ET construction with 3D printers

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Start: Nov 27, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Nov 27, 2014 2:00:00 PM

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This week at APEX: Dr Sungwoo Lim will be talking about "Space architecture: Extraterrestrial construction process using 3D printing techniques". 

APEX today: Lunar landing sites and non-terrestrial artefacts in the Solar System

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Start: Nov 20, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Nov 20, 2014 2:00:00 PM

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This week's APEX seminar features talks by the CPS' very own Huma Irfan (PhD student, Birkbeck) and Dr Lewis Pinault (Birkbeck):

APEX: Astronomy from the Moon

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Start: Nov 13, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Nov 13, 2014 2:00:00 PM

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This week's APEX features Dr Geraint Harker (Marie-Curie Fellow at UCL Astrophysics) talking about "Astronomy from the Moon".  

LIVE: Rosetta Comet Landing TODAY 

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Start: Nov 12, 2014 3:30:00 PM
End: Nov 12, 2014 6:00:00 PM

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The Philae lander has successfully separated from the Rosetta orbiter and has started its historic 7 hour descent to the surface of 67P! Come and join us for the ESA live stream of the touchdown (harpoons and all!) expected at 1600 GMT today. We'll be at the Medical A.V.

Ancient glaciers on Mars? / Titan's topography 

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Start: Nov 6, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Nov 6, 2014 2:00:00 PM

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This week's APEX seminar is a double-bill featuring talks about Mars and Titan. Gaia Stucky De Quay (CPS alumna and PhD student at Imperial College London): "Landslides on Mars: Evidence for ancient glaciers?"

Mercury after three-and-a-half years of MESSENGER's orbital mission

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Start: Oct 30, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Oct 30, 2014 2:00:00 PM

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Dr Shoshana Weider (Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA) will deliver this week's APEX seminar.

Dr Weider is an alumna of Birkbeck (and the CPS) where she was a PhD student from 2007-2010, supervised by Ian Crawford. Dr Weider has been MESSENGER Postdoctoral Fellow at Carnegie since February 2011.

How landslides on Mars might reveal more than they cover up: new insights into Mars' sedimentary budget

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Landslides on Mars

In a new paper, Peter Grindrod describes how unique landslides can help to decipher the erosional history of Mars, and the implications for the global sedimentary budget of the planet.

Bioalteration of basaltic glasses/The NASA OSIRIS-REx mission

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Start: Oct 23, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Oct 23, 2014 2:00:00 PM

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Anne Perez (PhD Student, Université Paris-Est, Marne-la-Vallée) will deliver the first talk: "Understanding the bioalteration mechanisms of basaltic glasses".

A Martian volcano and the ESA 2018 ExoMars rover landing site

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Start: Oct 16, 2014 1:00:00 PM
End: Oct 16, 2014 2:00:00 PM

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 The APEX Meeting Programme resumes for the 2014/15 year with two Mars-focused talks.

Peter Fawdon (PhD Student, The Open University) will present on "Syrtis Major Planum: The anatomy of a Martian highland volcano". 

Celebrating 10 years of Cassini-Huygens in the saturnian system

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Start: Oct 10, 2014 10:30:00 AM
End: Oct 10, 2014 3:30:00 PM

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An RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting organised by Chris Arridge (UCL CPS)*, Emma Bunce (Leicester), Leigh Fletcher (Oxford), Adam Masters (JAXA, Japan/ Imperial College), Carl Murray (QMUL), John Zarnecki (OU)

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