IGPP Seminar Series

MESSENGER First Flyby Magnetospheric Results

by James A. Slavin
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Director, Heliophysics Science Division

Abstract

MESSENGER will start a yearlong study of Mercury in March 2011. Understanding this "end member" among the terrestrial planets is crucial to developing a better understanding of how our own Earth formed, how it evolved, and how it interacts with the Sun.
Tuesday, 20 May 2008
3853 Slichter Hall
Refreshments at 3:45 PM
Lecture at 4:00 PM