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10 Jan 2017
Robert Hooke Seminar Room

Speaker: Ralph Gucwa works as a Satellite Navigation Specialist at Racelogic in Buckingham. He is solely responsible for developing SatGen - world's first real time GNSS simulator utilising the power of CPU of an ordinary PC to perform the heavy calculations.

TitleGPS - Global Navigation System
An in depth view of the GPS satellite navigation system - history, technical details, design challenges, orbits, relativistic effects and error models. Demonstration of a real time GPS signal simulation (members are encouraged to bring their own GPS receivers).The Curiosity mission and recent results at Gale crater.

Michael Held

Peter Hudson

7 Feb 2017
Robert Hooke Seminar Room
Speaker: Jack Wright PhD. student.

Title: "Planet Mercury - getting to know the problem child of the Solar system." (On the geology of Mercury.)

Michael Held

Peter Hudson

7 Mar 2017
Robert Hooke Seminar Room
Speaker: Paul Greer, PhD. student.

Title: "Pulsating Stars"

Michael Held

Peter Hudson

4 Apr 2017
Robert Hooke Seminar Room
Speaker: Frances Butcher, PhD. student.

Title: "Glaciers on Mars"

Michael Held

Peter Hudson

2 May 2017
Robert Hooke Seminar Room
Speaker: Richard Greenwood. Research Fellow.

Title: "Meteorites and Early Solar System Processes"

 

Michael Held

Peter Hudson

   

Michael Held

Peter Hudson

   

Michael Held

Peter Hudson

   

Michael Held

Peter Hudson

   

Michael Held

Peter Hudson