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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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Oct 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Rodolfo Montez Jr. @ BX102
Insights into Binary Stars, Stellar Winds, and Astrophysical Plasmas from X-ray Observations of Planetary Nebulae Rodolfo Montez Jr., Vanderbilt University   Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium:  Ben Weiner @ BX102
Searching for Dwarf Satellites around Milky Way – Analog Galaxies with the SAGA survey Ben Weiner, Steward Observatory Dwarf satellites of massive galaxies are a probe of many issues in galaxy evolution and cosmology, including the...
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Oct 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Paul Beck (Saclay)
Oscillating red giant stars in eccentric binary systems Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 16 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Doug Biesecker @ BX102
Why Space Weather Matters and How Forecasting Will Improve in the DSCOVR Era Doug Biesecker, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction Center Space Weather is a growing enterprise, with growing recognition of its importance inside and outside government. ...
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Oct 30 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Sergio Rodriguez @ BX102
BOSS DR12 survey: Clustering of galaxies and Dark Matter Haloes Sergio Rodriguez, UAM, Madrid and Cal. Berkeley BOSS SDSS-III is the largest redshift survey for the large scale structure and a powerful sample for the...
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Nov 9 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Karen Kinemuchi
High-precision studies of RR Lyrae StarsShare this:TweetPrint
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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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
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
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 3 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Bart De Pontieu @ BX 102
Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph Views of How the Solar Atmosphere is Energized Dr. Bart De Pontieu, Lockheed Martin At the interface between the Sun’s surface and million-degree outer atmosphere or corona lies the chromosphere. At...
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Mar 10 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Hazel Bain @ BX 102
Antarctic high altitude balloon observations of solar flares: Life and work on the ice Dr. Hazel Bain, University of California, Berkeley   The Gamma-Ray Imager/Polarimeter for solar flares (GRIPS) instrument is a balloon-borne telescope designed to...
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Apr 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Laurel Farris @ AY 119
Determining the size of coronal bright points using cross-correlation methods Laurel Farris  Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Jean McKeever @ Business College 103
Asteroseismology of Red Giants: The Detailed Modeling of Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jean McKeever, NMSU Asteroseismology is an invaluable tool that allows one to peer into the inside of a star and know...
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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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Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colloquium Thesis Defense: Lauren Kahre
Extinction Mapping and Dust-to-Gas Ratios of Nearby Galaxies Lauren Kahre, NMSU We present a study of the dust{to{gas ratios in 31 nearby (D > 10 Mpc) galaxies. Using Hubble Space Telescope broad band WFC3/UVIS UV...
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Special Colloquium: Stella Kafka (Host: Karen Kinemuchi) @ Domenici Hall
The AAVSO Program: A Resource for Variable Star Research Stella Kafka, AAVSO The AAVSO was formed in 1911 as a group of US-based amateur observers obtaining data in support of professional astronomy projects. Now, it...
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Colloquium: Raja GuhaThakurta (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ BX102
The SPLASH Survey of the Andromeda Galaxy Raja Guhathurkurta, University of California, Santa Cruz Our nearest large spiral galaxy neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy (M31), and its dwarf satellites, offer a panoramic yet detailed view of...
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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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