Aug 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Laura Mayorga @ BX102
Probing Exoplanet Atmospheric Properties from Phase Variations and Polarization Laura Mayorga, NMSU The study of exoplanets is evolving past simple transit and Doppler method discovery and characterization. One of the many goals of the upcoming...
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Dec 4 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium:  Brian Jackson @ BX102
On the Edge: Exoplanets with Orbital Periods Shorter Than a Peter Jackson Movie Brian Jackson, Boise State Univeristy From wispy gas giants to tiny rocky bodies, exoplanets with orbital periods of several days and less...
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Colloquium:  Warren Skidmore     (Host: Jim Murphy) @ BX102
The Thirty Meter Telescope:   The Next Generation Ground Based Optical/InfraRed Observatory Dr. Warren Skidmore, Thirty Meter Telescope Corp.   Abstract: After a construction status update, I will describe how the telescope design was developed...
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Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Ethan Dederick @ Science Hall 310
Utilizing Planetary Oscillations to Constrain the Interior Structure of the Jovian Planets Ethan Dederick Seismology has been the premier tool of study for understanding the interior structure of the Earth, the Sun, and even other stars....
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Oct 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Ken Naiff @ AY 119
Dark Sky Images Ken Naiff Ken, an retired engineer, is a highly technically skilled and artistic astrophotographer.  He will be sharing some of his work and elaborating on the technical methods and processing techniques he...
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