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Colloquium: Jack Burns (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ Domenici Hall Room 106
Cosmology from the Moon: The Dark Ages Radio Explorer (DARE) Dr. Jack Burns, University of Colorado Boulder In the New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy & Astrophysics Decadal Survey, Cosmic Dawn was singled out as...
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Mar 3 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Bart De Pontieu @ BX 102
Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph Views of How the Solar Atmosphere is Energized Dr. Bart De Pontieu, Lockheed Martin At the interface between the Sun’s surface and million-degree outer atmosphere or corona lies the chromosphere. At...
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Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House
Open to the public. Faculty member: Kristian Finlator Graduate Students: Gordon MacDonald, Emma Dahl, Agnar Hall
Mar 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: F.X. Schmider
JIVE/JOVIAL, a network for Jupiter’s seismology and atmosphere dynamics F.X. Schmider, Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur
Mar 10 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Hazel Bain @ BX 102
Antarctic high altitude balloon observations of solar flares: Life and work on the ice Dr. Hazel Bain, University of California, Berkeley   The Gamma-Ray Imager/Polarimeter for solar flares (GRIPS) instrument is a balloon-borne telescope designed to...
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Mar 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Jean McKeever @ AY 119
Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jean McKeever  
Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Pizza Lunch: Tom @ AY 119
Something about CVs so Jason gets a break…. and to bore the rest of you to death.
Joint Physics/Astronomy Colloquium: William Newman @ Gardiner Hall 229, Physics. Dept. | Ames | Iowa | United States
Giant Planet Shielding of the Inner Solar System Revisited: Blending Celestial Mechanics with Advanced Computation Dr. William Newman, UCLA The Earth has sustained during the last billion years as many as five catastrophic collisions with...
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Mar 31 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Sean Markert
THE SIGNAL OF WEAK GRAVITATIONAL LENSING FROM GALAXY GROUPS AND CLUSTERS, Dr. S. Markert, NMSU   The weak gravitational lensing of galaxy clusters is a valuable tool. The deflection of light around a lens is...
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Pizza Lunch: Nancy Chanover & James McAteer
The AAS: What Has it Done for You Lately?