November 2021 TEPS Seminar - Aaron Boley (Recording Available)

To watch this TEPS talk on YouTube, please see here:     Featured Speaker Professor Aaron Boley Prof. Boley is a Canada Research Chair in Planetary Astronomy, the Co-Director of the Outer Space Institute, and an associate professor at the University of British Columbia. His research explores a wide range of topics, including planetary dynamics, […]

October 2021 TEPS Seminar - Candy Hansen (Recording Available)

To watch this TEPS talk on YouTube, please see here: Featured Speaker: Candice Hansen-Koharcheck Dr. Candice Hansen-Koharcheck is a senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute. She works on NASA robotic spacecraft missions.  She has a Ph.D. in Planetary Science from UCLA.  She is a member of the flight teams for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter […]

Reminder - November 2021 TEPS Seminar

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 10th @ 2pm ET Location: Zoom - https://yorku.zoom.us/j/92991035436?pwd=SmdyTC9FMENZTXMzQXdkQWM5T0dNQT09 Meeting ID: 929 9103 5436 Passcode: 168666 Featured Speaker: Professor Aaron Boley Prof. Boley is a Canada Research Chair in Planetary Astronomy, the Co-Director of the Outer Space Institute, and an associate professor at the University of British Columbia. His research explores […]

Supersonic winds, rocky rains forecasted on lava planet

News “Rocky” weather could change the surface and atmosphere over time on exoplanet K2-141b PUBLISHED: 3NOV2020 Image by Julie Roussy, McGill Graphic Design and Getty Images. Among the most extreme planets discovered beyond the edges of our solar system are lava planets: fiery hot worlds that circle so close to their host star that some regions […]

Astronomers uncover mysterious origins of ‘super-Earths’

Study shows super-Earths are not leftovers of mini-Neptunes, challenging our understanding of planetary formation PUBLISHED: 10FEB2021 Image by ESO/M. Kornmesser. Mini-Neptunes and super-Earths up to four times the size of our own are the most common exoplanets orbiting stars beyond our solar system. Until now, super-Earths were thought to be the rocky cores of mini-Neptunes whose […]

May 2021 TEPS Seminar - May 12th @ 2PM ET

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 @ 2pm ET Location: Zoom - https://yorku.zoom.us/j/94476373440?pwd=aWdEWnV6QnQxK2xsVDVQMit5aFZxZz09 Meeting ID: 944 7637 3440 Passcode: 798189 Featured Speakers: Peter Keum, Akash Chauhan Peter Keum Peter Keum is MSc candidate at York and a B. Eng graduate in Aerospace Engineering from Carleton University. His interest in space began with a capstone […]

TEPS April Seminar - April 14th, 2021 @ 2pm ET

Featured Speakers: Thomas Vandal, Tim Hallatt, Alexander Frias Thomas Vandal Thomas Vandal received his B.Sc. from McGill University in 2020. During his undergraduate studies, Thomas completed two summer internships at the Institute for research on exoplanets (iREx) under the supervision of René Doyon, Julien Rameau and Lauren Weiss. He worked on modelling the stellar pulsations […]

TEPS March 2021 Seminar w/ Abhishek Gupta

Featured Speaker: Abhishek Gupta Bio Abhishek Gupta is the Founder and Principal Researcher at the Montreal AI Ethics Institute (https://montrealethics.ai​ ) and a Machine Learning Engineer at Microsoft where he serves on the CSE Responsible AI Board. He is representing Canada for the International Visitor Leaders Program (IVLP) administered by the US State Department as […]