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Feb 12 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium:  Lauren Woolsey @ BX102
Magnetic Influences on Coronal Heating and the Solar Wind Lauren Woolsey, Harvard University   Abstract The physical mechanism(s) that generate and accelerate the solar wind have not been conclusively determined after decades of study, though not...
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Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory | Las Cruces | New Mexico | United States
Open to the public. Faculty member: Jason Jackiewicz Graduate Students: Xander Thelen, Caitlin Doughty, Agnar Hall    Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Mark Walker @ AY 119
Occam’s razor, and other commonly held beliefs Dr Mark Walker Local Host: James McAteer  Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Nancy Chanover @ AY 119
Title: The Planetary Data System Atmospheres Node // Preparing for Visiting Prospective Graduate Students Name:  Nancy Chanover  Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: James McAteer @ AY 119
In Life, 2 things are inevitable  Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium:  Gail Zasowski  (Host: Drew Chojnowski) @ BX102
New Tools for Galactic Archaeology from the Milky Way Gail Zasowski, John Hopkins University One of the critical components for understanding galaxy evolution is understanding the Milky Way Galaxy itself — its detailed structure and...
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Pizza Lunch: Ofelia Ruiz and Lorenza Sanchez @ AY 119
Making your life easier: Overview of NMSU policies and procedures. Things you can do to speed up payments/forms through the system Ofelia Ruiz and Lorenza Sanchez  Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium Thesis Proposal:  Alexander Thelen  (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ BX102
The Chemical History and Evolution of Titan’s Atmosphere as Revealed by ALMA  Alexander Thelen, NMSU Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, possesses a substantial atmosphere containing significant minorities of nitrile and hydrocarbon species, predominantly due to the...
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Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory | Las Cruces | New Mexico | United States
Open to the public. Faculty member: Moire Prescott Graduate Students: Jeremy Emmett, Gavin Mathes, Gordon MacDonald    Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium:  Hwiyun Kim     (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ BX102
High Resolution Spectroscopy with Immersion Grating Infrared Spectrometer (IGRINS) Hwihyun Kim, KASI/UT Austin   The Immersion Grating Infrared Spectrometer (IGRINS) is a revolutionary instrument that exploits broad spectral coverage at high-resolution (R=45,000) in the near-infrared. IGRINS...
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Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Meredith Rawls @ BX102
Red Giants in Eclipsing Binaries as a Benchmark for Asteroseismology Meredith Rawls, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
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
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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