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Colloquium: Shun Karato (Host: Jason Jackiewicz) @ BX102
Solving the Puzzles of the Moon Shun Karato, Yale University After 50 years from the first landing of men on the Moon, about 380 kg of samples were collected by the Apollo mission. Chemical analyses...
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Colloquium: Jacob Vander Vliet (Host: Chris Churchill) @ BX102
Galaxy Evolution in a Computer Box, or “How to turn a PhD on Theoretical Galaxy Evolution into a Scientific Programming Career with NASA” Jacob Vander Vliet, NASA/SOFIA I graduated from NMSU in 2017 with a...
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Colloquium: Phil Judge (Host James McAteer) @ BX102
Using every photon to learn about the physics of solar plasmas Phil Judge, High Altitude Observatory, Boulder CO. The Sun has traditionally been the Rosetta Stone that can overcome the gap in regimes between laboratory...
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Colloquium: Rixin Li (Host: Wladimir Lyra) @ BX102
Simulating Planetesimal Formation in the Kuiper Belt and Beyond Rixin Li, University of Arizona A critical step in planet formation is to build super-km-sized planetesimals in protoplanetary disks. The origin and demographics of planetesimals are...
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Colloquium: Elise Boera (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
Revealing reionization with the thermal history of the intergalactic medium Elisa Boera, SISSA Trieste During hydrogen reionization the UV radiation from the first luminous sources injected vast amount of energy into the intergalactic medium, photo-heating...
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Feb 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
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Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Remote Colloquium: RESERVED @ MH 85
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Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Remote Colloquium: RESERVED @ MH 85
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Feb 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: RESERVED @ BX102
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Feb 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
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Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Remote Colloquium: RESERVED @ BX102
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Feb 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
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Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Sean Sellers @ Domenici Hall 006
A Multi-Wavelength Study of the Evolution of Solar Flares Sean Sellers, NMSU  Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Karen Masters (Host: Moire Prescott/Karen Kinemuchi) @ BX102
Galaxy Evolution from Large Surveys of Nearby Resolved Galaxies Karen Masters (Haverford College, Spokesperson for SDSS-IV) Abstract: The morphology of a galaxy provides information on the orbits of stars within it. As such, important clues...
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Mar 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: OPEN (Host: TBD) @ BX102
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Remote Colloquium Thesis Defense: Jeremy Emmett @ Online
Dependence upon Obliquity of the Formation of Martian PLD Vertical Structure Jeremy Emmett, NMSU Mars’ polar layered deposits (PLD) are comprised of layers of varying dust-to-water ice volume mixing ratios (VMR) that are thought to...
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Remote Colloquium: Fuyan Bian (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ Online
Evolution of Ionized Interstellar Medium across Cosmic Time Fuyan Bian, European Southern Observatory The ionized interstellar medium (ISM) provides essential information on the star-forming environments, metal enrichment, and underlying ionizing radiation field in galaxies. It...
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Remote Colloquium: Anders Johansen (Host: Wladimir Lyra) @ Remote
Planet formation in protoplanetary discs around young stars Anders Johansen (Lund University, Sweden) Planets form in protoplanetary discs around young stars as dust and ice particles collide to form larger and larger bodies. I will...
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May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sarah Kovac: Thesis Proposal @ Remote via Zoom
Enhancing Time-Dependent Solar Wind Models to Constrain Effects on Non-Magnetized Planetary Atmospherese Sarah Kovac, NMSU The Sun generates a solar wind of particles which propagate throughout the solar system and can be modeled using magnetohydrodynamics...
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Remote Colloquium Thesis Defense: Drew Chojnowski @ Online
H-Band Spectroscopy of Exotic, Massive Stars Drew Chojnowski, NMSU We report on spectroscopy of exotic B-type emission line (Be) stars and chemically peculiar (CP) stars in the near-infrared (NIR) H-band, using data provided by the...
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Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thesis Proposal: Kristen Luchsinger @ Remote via Zoom
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Remote Colloquium: Sameer (Host: Chris Churchill) @ Remote
Title: Automated extraction of multiphase conditions of QALs using Bayesian Modeling with Cloudy Sameer, Penn State University Abstract: A major shortcoming in ionization analysis of QSO absorption line systems is that absorbers are often characterized...
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Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Thesis Proposal: David DeColibus @ Remote via Zoom
What Processes Control The Surface Composition of Miranda? David DeColibus, NMSU Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Judit Szulágyi (Host: Wladimir Lyra) @ Remote
The circumplanetary disks’ role in planet- and satellite-formation Judit Szulágyi, ETH Zürich Abstract: If planets are massive enough during their formation within the gaseous circumstellar disk, they will be surrounded by their own disk, the...
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Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All Department meeting @ Online
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Sep 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colloquium:Inclusive Astronomy @ BX102
NMSU Inclusive Astronomy Inclusive Astronomy group, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Simon Casassus (Host: Wlad Lyra) @ BX102
Protoplanetary disk rotation curves and the kinematic detection of protoplanets Simon Casassus, Universidad de Chile Direct detections of protoplanets still embedded in a gaseous protoplanetary disk have been remarkably elusive in their thermal-IR radiation. Yet...
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Colloquium: Nikole Nielsen (Host: Chris Churchill) @ online
The Circumgalactic Medium at Cosmic Noon with KCWI Nikole Nielsen, Swinburne University of Technology The star formation history of the universe reveals that galaxies most actively build their stellar mass at cosmic noon (z=1-3), roughly...
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Colloquium: Lauren Kahre (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ Online
Transitioning to Industry from Academia, Lauren Kahre A common career path for recent astronomy graduates with a PhD is data science, but it can be difficult to parse through the enormous amount of information on...
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Colloquium: Sloane Wiktorowicz (Host: Matt Varakian) @ online
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