Lighting the giant planet aurora

Presenting the past, present and future of auroral research, from Earth to the outer planets.

Wednesday 14 June 2017, 18:30-20:30 Siegbahnsalen, Ångström building, Uppsala

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18:30 - Welcome Address

18:35 - Celsius and Hiorter: coupling aurora and magnetism

Martin Ekman, Summer Institute for Historical Geophysics, Åland Islands

18:55 - Birkeland Lights The Way: creating aurora in the lab

Gabby Provan, University of Leicester UK

19:15 - Demonstration of Birkeland’s Planeterella experiment

19:30 - Giant Planet Aurora

Fran Bagenal, University of Colorado, USA

19:50 - The Future Exploration of the Giant Planets,

Emma Bunce, University of Leicester

20:20 - Questions from the audience