Calendar

Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Colloquium: Jack Burns @ Domenici Hall 109
Our Future in Space: The Moon and Beyond Jack Burns, University of Colorado Boulder Why do we explore space? How do we explore space? Where should we explore? What are the tools for space exploration?...
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Colloquium: Ylva Pihlström (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
A Masing BAaDE’s Window Ylva Pihlström, University of New Mexico Evolved, intermediate mass stars are tracers of an intermediate age stellar population. Due to high mass-loss rates, they harbor circumstellar envelopes, in which different types...
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Special Colloquium: Amanda Wilber (Host: Moire Prescott) @ AY 119
Searching for diffuse radio emission in merging galaxy clusters with LOFAR Amanda Wilber, Universität Hamburg Galaxy cluster mergers are powerful drivers of turbulence and shocks, which can accelerate cosmic-ray electrons within the magnetic field of...
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Apr 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Sarah Kovac/David DeColibus @ AY 119
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Colloquium: Megan Reiter (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
The Role of Ecology in Star and Planet Formation Megan Reiter, Royal Observatory Edinburgh Understanding how feedback regulates star and planet formation is one of the outstanding unsolved problems in astrophysics. Stellar feedback affects all...
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Apr 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Kristen Luchsinger @ AY 119
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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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Jan 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Candace Gray @ AY 119
APO Open House Info Candace Gray Share this:TweetPrint
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All Department meeting @ Online
Department “all-hands” meetingShare this:TweetPrint
Sep 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colloquium:Inclusive Astronomy @ BX102
NMSU Inclusive Astronomy Inclusive Astronomy group, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Simon Casassus (Host: Wlad Lyra) @ BX102
Protoplanetary disk rotation curves and the kinematic detection of protoplanets Simon Casassus, Universidad de Chile Direct detections of protoplanets still embedded in a gaseous protoplanetary disk have been remarkably elusive in their thermal-IR radiation. Yet...
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Colloquium: Nikole Nielsen (Host: Chris Churchill) @ online
The Circumgalactic Medium at Cosmic Noon with KCWI Nikole Nielsen, Swinburne University of Technology The star formation history of the universe reveals that galaxies most actively build their stellar mass at cosmic noon (z=1-3), roughly...
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Colloquium: Lauren Kahre (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ Online
Transitioning to Industry from Academia, Lauren Kahre A common career path for recent astronomy graduates with a PhD is data science, but it can be difficult to parse through the enormous amount of information on...
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Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch (Virtual): Nancy Chanover @ Online
Notes from the Field: Technology Demonstration Adventures Nancy Chanover, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch (Virtual): Cat Fielder @ Online
A UV to IR Portrait of the Milky Way Cat Fielder, University of Pittsburgh Understanding where the Milky Way fits in amongst the broader galaxy population is critical for bridging the gap between detailed studies...
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Colloquium: Sloane Wiktorowicz (Host: Matt Varakian) @ online
Colloquium Title Sloane Wiktorowicz, Affiliation Abstract text https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96153330256Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Shawn Brueshaber (Host: Ali Hyder) @ online
Dynamical Regimes of Giant Planet Polar Vortices Shawn Brueshaber,Western Michigan University We present a numerical model that reveals a mechanism governing the polar atmospheric dynamics of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Exploration of the polar...
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Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Colloquium: Paola Pinilla(Host: Wlad Lyra) @ online
Colloquium Title Paola Pinilla, MPIA Heidelberg Abstract text https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96153330256Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch (Virtual): Jon Holtzman @ Online
Tortugas Mountain Observatory Jon Holtzman, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Erwin Verwichte  (Host: Juie Shetye) @ BX102
MHD waves in the solar atmosphere Erwin Verwichte, University of Warwick The Sun is the our nearest star and the only one that directly affects the Earth on a daily basis. Its light and heat...
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Colloquium: Jen Andrews (Host: Joe Burchett) @ BX102
Supernova Imposter Syndrome: Eruptions of Massive Stars Jen Andrews, University of Arizona Existing in the magnitude space between traditional supernovae (SNe) and classical novae lies a zoo of explosive and eruptive transients with maximum absolute...
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Nov 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch (Virtual): Audrey Dijeau @ Online
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Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Colloquium: Yamila Miguel (Host: Wlad Lyra) @ online
Colloquium Title Yamila Miguel, Leiden Observatory Abstract text https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96153330256Share this:TweetPrint
Pizza Lunch (Virtual): Mark Croom and Bryson Stemock @ Online
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Pizza Lunch (Virtual): Hannah Gallamore and Alexander Stone Martinez @ Online
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Colloquium:Mausumi Dikpati (Host: Juie Shetye) @ BX102
Role of solar Rossby waves in causing space weather on intermediate time-scales Mausumi Dikpati, HAO Forecasting our weather was built on the recognition that global Rossby waves, interacting with mean east-west flow on the Earth’s...
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Pizza Lunch (Virtual): Manny Canas and Harrison Cook @ Online
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Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Graduate Program Information Session @ virtual
Please join us for a virtual information session discussing the Astronomy graduate program. This is targeted for prospective graduate students, and will cover topics such as the admissions process, the research areas carried out by...
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Tortugas Mountain Observatory Open House (virtual) @ Virtual
The NMSU Department of Astronomy will host a virtual online open house from the Tortugas (A) Mountain Observatory Monday, Dec. 21. This will coincide with a rare conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, an event when...
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