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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 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Jacob Vander Vliet
The Simulated Circumgalactic MediumShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Kristian Finlator Graduate Students: Sten, Hasselquist, Jodi Berdis, Kathryn Steakley        Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Kyle Uckert and Nancy Chanover
Integration of an IR spectrometer with a rock climbing robotShare this:TweetPrint
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 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium:  John Wisniewski @ BX102
Diagnosing the SEEDS of Planet Formation John Wisniewski, University of Oklahoma Circumstellar disks provide a useful astrophysical diagnostic of the formation and early evolution of exoplanets. It is commonly believed that young protoplanetary disks serve...
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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
Nov 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Moire Prescott
Galaxy Nurseries in Lya NebulaeShare this:TweetPrint
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: James McAteer Graduate Students: Nigel Mathes, Emma Dahl, Laura Mayorga    Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Ethan Dederick
598 ResearchShare this:TweetPrint
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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Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: James Murphy Graduate Students: Jacob Vander Vliet, Kyle Uckert    Share this:TweetPrint
Dec 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Chunming Zhu
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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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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
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
Feb 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Jason Jackiewicz @ AY 119
The Sun’s Internal Conveyor Belt (update) Jason Jackiewicz  Share this:TweetPrint
Joint Physics/Astronomy Colloquium: William Newman @ Gardiner Hall 229, Physics. Dept. | Ames | Iowa | United States
Giant Planet Shielding of the Inner Solar System Revisited: Blending Celestial Mechanics with Advanced Computation Dr. William Newman, UCLA The Earth has sustained during the last billion years as many as five catastrophic collisions with...
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Jun 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Laura Mayorga @ Domenici Hall 102
The Orbital and Planetary Phase Variations of Jupiter-Sized Planets: Characterizing Present and Future Giants Laura Mayorga, NMSU It is commonly said that exoplanet science is 100 years behind planetary science. While we may be able...
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Jan 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Laurel Farris @ Science Hall, Room 110
Characterizing the oscillatory response of the chromosphere during solar flares Laurel Farris; NMSU Astronomy Department Quasi-periodic pulsations (QPPs) are observed in the emission of solar flares over a wide range of wavelengths, particularly in the radio...
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Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Drew Chojnowski @ Domenici Hall 102
The Circumstellar Disks and Binary Companions of Be Stars Drew Chojnowski, NMSU Tremendous progress has been made over the past two decades toward understanding Be stars, but a number of key aspects of them remain...
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Pizza Lunch: Michael Engelhardt (Physics), "The quarks in the proton go round and round ..." @ AY 119
The quarks in the proton go round and round …Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Emma Dahl @ BX102
Colloquium Title Emma Dahl, NMSU Abstract textShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Caitlin Doughty @ Science Hall 107
Metal Absorption in the Circumgalactic Medium During the Epoch of Reionization Caitlin Doughty, NMSU The characteristics of metal absorption arising from the circumgalactic medium of galaxies have been demonstrated to be related to conditions in...
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Nov 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Heidi Sanchez @ AY 119
The Sunspot Solar Observatory Visitor Center Heidi Sanchez, Sunspot Solar Observatory, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Pizza lunch: Nur Berdalieva and Shukur Kholikov @ AY 119
Past and Present Astronomy in Uzbekistan Nur Berdalieva (Astronomical Institute of Uzbekistan) and Shukur Kholikov (National Solar Observatory)Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Rachel Marra @ Jett Hall 210
An Observer’s Examination of the Circumgalactic Medium using Cosmological Simulations Rachel Marra, NMSU A significant aspect to understanding galaxy evolution is having an understanding of the intricacies involving the inflow and outflow of baryons onto...
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Colloquium: Eric Nielsen (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
Charting the Outer Reaches of Exoplanetary Systems: Wide-Separation Giant Planet Demographics with Direct Imaging Eric Nielsen, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University Over the past decade, the combination of advances in adaptive...
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Colloquium: Rixin Li (Host: Wladimir Lyra) @ BX102
Simulating Planetesimal Formation in the Kuiper Belt and Beyond Rixin Li, University of Arizona A critical step in planet formation is to build super-km-sized planetesimals in protoplanetary disks. The origin and demographics of planetesimals are...
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Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Sean Sellers @ Domenici Hall 006
A Multi-Wavelength Study of the Evolution of Solar Flares Sean Sellers, NMSU  Share this:TweetPrint