Jan 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium:  Rich Zurek        (Host: Jim Murphy) @ BX102
Evolving Perspectives on the Atmosphere and Climate of Mars             Dr. Richard Zurek, JPL             Abstract: The planet Mars has both fascinated and tantalized humankind since...
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Colloquium Thesis Proposal:  Kathryn Steakley  (Host: Jim Murphy) @ BX102
Exploring Impact Heating of the Early Martian Climate Kathryn Steakley, NMSU ABSTRACT: Geological evidence implies that Mars may have had a more warm and wet environment during the late Noachian / early Hesperian era (3.5–3.8 billion years...
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Colloquium:  Steve Finkelstein   (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
Galaxy Evolution during the Epoch of Reionization  Steve Finkelstein,  University of Texas at Austin                          Abstract: The advent of the Wide Field Camera 3 on...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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
Colloquium: Dave Thilker (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ BX102
Fresh Perspectives on Star Formation from LEGUS, the Legacy ExtraGalactic Ultraviolet Survey David Thilker, Johns Hopkins University The Legacy ExtraGalactic Ultraviolet Survey (LEGUS) was a Cycle 21 Large Treasury HST program which obtained ~parsec resolution NUV- to I-band WFC3 imaging for 50 nearby, representative star-forming Local Volume galaxies, with a primary goal of...
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