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Nov
15
Fri
Colloquium: Dr Phil Judge, High Altitude Observatory (Host, Dr James McAteer)
Nov 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Using every photon

Phil Judge, High Altitude Observatory, Boulder CO.

https://tinyurl.com/PhilJudge

Using every photon to learn about the physics of solar plasmas
The Sun has traditionally been the Rosetta Stone that can overcome the gap in regimes between laboratory and astronomical plasmas.   Theories applicable in the laboratory may not readily apply to solar plasmas, and vice-versa. Yet we still face challenges in understanding how the observable plasmas are produced, and why the magnetic field threading and energizing them must globally reverse every 11 years. I will give a general overview of currently pressing problems in solar physics, followed by two specific examples: one concerning the physics of flares through infrared spectroscopy and polarimetry, the other concerning how we might wring every last ounce of information from the emitted photons. Along the way I will introduce the NMSU-operated Dunn Solar Telescope, the new DKIST, Parker Solar Probe and Solar Orbiter, and suggest how we might take advantage of these new facilities to make lasting progress.
Nov
21
Thu
Planetary Group meeting
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Nov
22
Fri
Colloquium: Rixin Li (Host: Wladimir Lyra)
Nov 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Rixin Li (Host: Wladimir Lyra) @ BX102

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Rixin Li, University of Arizona

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Nov
29
Fri
No Colloquium: Thanksgiving
Nov 29 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium: Thanksgiving @ BX102

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Dec
5
Thu
Planetary Group meeting
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec
6
Fri
Colloquium: Elise Boera (Host: Kristian Finlator)
Dec 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Elise Boera (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102

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Elise Boera, Trieste

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Dec
13
Fri
No Colloquium: Final Exam Week
Dec 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium: Final Exam Week @ BX102

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