Monthly Archives: May 2012

AstroMcGill Episode 9 — Oded Aharonson



Guest: Oded Aharonson (Center for Planetary Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel). We discussed the study of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, as well as his interests in other planets of the Solar System.

Hosts: James Kennedy and Kevin MacDermid.

Duration: 17 minutes.


AstroMcGill Episode 8 – Eric Linder



Guest: Eric Linder, Co-director of the INPA at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. We talked about cosmology and particularly the composition of the Universe (Dark energy, dark matter, normal matter, etc…) and ways to study these different components.

Hosts: James Kennedy, Sebastien Guillot and Ryan Lynch.

Duration: 23 minutes.


AstroMcGill Episode 7 – Rosalba Perna



Guest: Rosalba Perna, associate professor at University of Colorado in Boulder. We discussed her research focused on the modelisation of various astrophysical phenomena, including magnetars and hot Jupiters (a type of exoplanets).

Hosts: James Kennedy, Sebastien Guillot and Ryan Lynch.

Duration: 20 minutes.