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Astrobiology and Planetary Exploration (APEX) Meetings

The APEX series of meetings is held on Thursdays at 1pm in the Garwood Lecture Theatre, located on the 1st Floor, South Wing, UCL: APEX Programme

Exoplanet Journal Club

The Exoplanet journal club has been established by the Exoplanet and Exomol groups in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Meetings are run bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 2-3 pm in room E7, ground floor of the Physics building.  If you are interested in joining this club, please contact Camilla Danielski.

CPS News and Events

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APEX: ET construction with 3D printers

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

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

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

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APEX: Astronomy from the Moon

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

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LIVE: Rosetta Comet Landing TODAY 

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. More...

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Ancient glaciers on Mars? / Titan's topography 

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?" More...

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

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

Landslides on Mars

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

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. More...

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Bioalteration of basaltic glasses/The NASA OSIRIS-REx mission

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

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A Martian volcano and the ESA 2018 ExoMars rover landing site

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

CPS news and events

Celebrating 10 years of Cassini-Huygens in the saturnian system

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) More...

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