Bay Area Planetary Science Forum

The Bay Area Planetary Science (BAPS) forum was created to bolster collaborations among planetary enthusiasts in the Bay Area. We welcome participants at all academic levels, students and professionals alike.

BAPS does not focus on any specific sub-field within the planetary sciences, and welcomes contributions from all areas relevant to the advancement of knowledge in the planetary sciences, such as:

  • planetary formation & evolution

  • planetary interiors & geophysics

  • planetary surfaces & geology

  • planetary atmospheres

  • planetary exploration & remote sensing

  • habitability & astrobiology

  • planetary astronomy & exoplanets

  • meteoritics & cosmochemistry

  • comparative planetology & planetary analogs

  • orbital dynamics

  • ... your area of expertise!