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Jan 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium @ BX102
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Colloquium: Bryan Butler (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ BX 102
Observations of Solar System Bodies with the VLA and ALMA Dr. Bryan Butler, NRAO Observations of solar system bodies at wavelengths from submm to meter wavelengths provide important and unique information about those bodies. Such...
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Feb 3 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium @ BX102
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Feb 10 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium @ BX102
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Feb 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Michael Boylan-Kolchin @ BX 102
Near-field Cosmology: Big Science from Small Galaxies Dr. M. Boylan-Kolchin, UT Austin The local Universe provides a unique and powerful way to explore galaxy formation and cosmological physics. Through measurements of the abundances, kinematics, and chemical...
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Feb 24 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: Thomas Rivinius
Our Current Understanding of Classical Be Stars Dr. Thomas Rivinius, Chile, ESO Paranal I will introduce Be stars as B-type stars with gaseous disks in Keplerian rotation. These disks form by mass ejection from the star itself...
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Colloquium: Jack Burns (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ Domenici Hall Room 106
Cosmology from the Moon: The Dark Ages Radio Explorer (DARE) Dr. Jack Burns, University of Colorado Boulder In the New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy & Astrophysics Decadal Survey, Cosmic Dawn was singled out as...
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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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Mar 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: OPEN @ BX102
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Mar 24 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium (Spring Break) @ BX102
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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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Mar 31 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Sean Markert
THE SIGNAL OF WEAK GRAVITATIONAL LENSING FROM GALAXY GROUPS AND CLUSTERS, Dr. S. Markert, NMSU   The weak gravitational lensing of galaxy clusters is a valuable tool. The deflection of light around a lens is...
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Colloquium: Lauren Waszek (Host: Jason Jackiewicz) @ BX102
The growth of Earth’s inner core: a new technique to constrain seismic properties in its outermost layers Dr. Lauren Waszek, Department of Physics, NMSU The inner core displays a hemispherical difference in seismic velocity, attenuation,...
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Apr 14 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium (Spring Holiday) @ BX102
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Colloquium: George Becker (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
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Colloquium: Cameron Hummels (Host: Chris Churchill) @ BX102
Dr. Cameron Hummels (Caltech) Galaxy Evolution via Simulations Abstract: TBA  
Colloquium PhD Defense: Jacob Vander Vliet @ Domenici Hall 106
Observing the Baryon Cycle in Hydrodynamic Cosmological Simulations Jacob Vander Vliet, NMSU An understanding of galaxy evolution requires an understanding of the flow of baryons in and out of a galaxy. The accretion of baryons...
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