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Upcoming Talk


Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 16:15, HPV G 4

Ravit Helled

University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


Solar and Extra-Solar Giant Planets

The detection of giant extrasolar planets, together with measurements of the Solar-System’s gas giants, offer an opportunity to improve our understanding of giant planet formation, evolution, and internal structure. I will discuss the leading giant planet formation mechanisms, summarize our current knowledge of the interiors of Jupiter and Saturn, and present the expected data from space missions and their link to giant planet theory.




HPV G4 lecture room

The colloquium takes place during the academic semester on Wednesdays, 16:15, in HPV G 4 on the Honggerberg Campus of ETH Zurich. After the colloquium we meet at 17:15 in front of the lecture hall for drinks and snacks.



Recordings of lectures from Autumn Semester 2007 to Spring Semester 2015 are available on the ETH Multimedia Portal.
Starting from Autumn Semester 2015, the recordings are hosted on the ETH Video Portal.

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