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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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Apr 15 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory | Las Cruces | New Mexico | United States
Open to the public. Faculty member: Chris Churchill Graduate Students: Carlos Vargas, Sam Schonfeld, Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Sam Schonfeld @ AY 119
Title: Investigating the temporal evolution of the solar F10.7 radio flux Sam Schonfeld  Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium Thesis Proposal:  Sten Hasselquist @ Hardman/Jacobs 225
Title:  TBD Sten Hasselquist   Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium:  Paul Abell  (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ BX102
Asteroid Exploration Paul Abell, NASA Johnson Flight Center I will present the current status of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) that is planned for launch in December 2021. Specifically I will discuss how a solar-electric...
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Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Jeremy Emmett 598 @ AY 119
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Colloquium:  Betsy Mills (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
Do star formation laws break in the center of the Galaxy? Betsy Mills, University of Arizona I will review our understanding of molecular gas conditions in the central 500 parsecs of the Milky Way, and summarize recent studies that find that the Galactic center deviates...
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May 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Agnar Hall 598
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May 9 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Laurel Farris 598
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May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Kenz Arraki @ Dominici106
Evolution of Dwarf Galaxy Properties in Local Group Environments Kenz Arraki, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
May 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory | Las Cruces | New Mexico | United States
Open to the public. Faculty member: Nancy Chanover Graduate Students: Jacob VanderVliet, Ethan Dederick, Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Diane Feuillet @ Dominici106
Ages and Abundance of Local Stellar Populations Diane Feuillet, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Aug 26 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Kyle Uckert @ BX102
Characterization of Biosignatures within Geologic Samples Analyzed using a Suite of in situ Techniques Kyle Uckert, NMSU    Abstract: I investigated the biosignature detection capabilities of several in situ techniques to evaluate their potential to...
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Pizza Lunch: Charles Steinhardt: Is Hierarchical Merging Broken? @ AY 119
Title: Is Hierarchical Merging Broken? Charles Steinhardt (Caltech, DARK) I will describe two sharp puzzles suggesting a possible mismatch between the current hierarchical merging paradigm and observations of evolving galaxies.  Current models predict that the z...
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Colloquium: Sultan Hassan (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
Sultan Hassan, Centre for Extragalactic Theory, University of the Western Cape, South Africa Title: From Instantaneous to Late Reionization Abstract: The 21cm emission line is a hyperfine spin-flip transition of neutral hydrogen.  Prior to the...
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Sep 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Lauren Kahre @ Biology Annex 102
Extinction mapping with LEGUS Lauren Kahre The study of star formation and galaxy evolution in nearby galaxies depends on obtaining accurate stellar photometry in those galaxies. However, dust in the galaxies hinders our ability to...
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Sep 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory | Las Cruces | New Mexico | United States
The NMSU Department of Astronomy will hold an observatory open house at the NMSU campus observatory at 8 p.m.Friday, Sept. 9. Astronomy personnel on hand will be Chris Churchill and graduate assistants Xander Thelen, Trevor...
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Sep 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Paul Hardersen @ AY 119
Title: Six orders of magnitude: Solar System studies of asteroids and the Sun Paul Hardersen (U. of N. Dakota)Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Reta Beebe @ AY 119
Title: JUNO Reta Beebe A .pdf of the talk can be found here.    Share this:TweetPrint
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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Colloquium:  Aaron Romanowsky (Host: Anatoly Klypin) @ BX102
Galaxies in the Twilight Zone by Aaron Romanowsky, San Jose State University   Abstract: Decades after luminous galaxies were found to be embedded in halos of dark matter (DM), there are still mysteries about the...
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Pizza Lunch: Keith Hawkins (Cambridge/Columbia) @ AY 119
Title: TBD Keith Hawkins (Columbia/Cambridge)  Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Laura Mayorga @ AY 119
Title: Proto-BD disks and the Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics Laura Mayorga  Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Caitlin Doughty @ AY 119
Title: Probing the z~6 UVB with Aligned Metal Absorbers Caitlin Doughty  Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Mark Wardle @ Biology Annex 102
Star formation in the vicinity of the supermassive black hole at the Galactic Centre Dr. Mark Wardle, Macquarie University The disruptive tidal field near supermassive black holes overcomes the self-gravity of objects that are less...
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Colloquium: Amy Simon (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ Biology Annex 102
Outer Planets Update Dr. Amy Simon, NASA The Hubble Outer Planet Atmospheres Legacy (OPAL) program is a yearly program for observing each of the outer planets over two full rotations. Observations began with Uranus in...
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Nov 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Drew Chojnowski @ AY 119
Title: H-band Spectral Variability of Classical Be Stars Drew Chojnowski  Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Karen Olsen @ Biology Annex 102
Simulations of the interstellar medium at high redshift: What does [CII] trace? Dr. Karen Olsen, Arizona State University We are in an exciting era were simulations on large, cosmological scales meet modeling of the interstellar medium (ISM)...
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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  Share this:TweetPrint
Pizza Lunch: Michael Engelhardt (Physics), "The quarks in the proton go round and round ..." @ AY 119
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