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Colloquium: Isak Wold (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
A Faint Flux-Limited LAE Sample at z = 0.3 Isak Wold, UT Austin Observational surveys of Lya emitters (LAEs) have proven to be an efficient method to identify and study large numbers of galaxies over...
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Colloquium: Dawn Gelino (Host: Tom Harrison) @ BX102
NASA, Exoplanets, and Life After NMSU Dawn Gelino, NASA Exoplanet Science Institute, CalTech Abstract:  Are you interested in learning more about the search for life in the Universe? Or perhaps you may be interested in...
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Colloquium: Don Terndrup (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ BX102
Stellar Winds and Stellar Rotation Don Terndrup, Ohio State University For more than 50 years, we have known that stars rotate quickly when they are young and slow down as they age.  This process gives...
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Colloquium PhD Thesis Defense: Alexander Thelen (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ Domenici Hall Room 102
The Chemical Composition and Dynamics of Titan’s Atmosphere as Revealed by ALMA Alexander Thelen, NMSU Over the last century, remarkable advances in our understanding of Titan’s atmosphere have been accomplished by a campaign of ground-...
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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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Colloquium: Bharat Ratra (Host: Anatoly Klypin) @ BX102
Spatial Curvature, Dark Energy Dynamics, Neither, or Both? Bharat Ratra, Kansas State University Experiments and observations over the two last decades have persuaded cosmologists that (as yet undetected) dark energy is by far the main...
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Colloquium: David Nataf (Host: Jason Jackiewicz) @ BX102
Clues to Globular Cluster Formation David Nataf, Johns Hopkins University Globular clusters are now well-established to host “Second-generation” stars, which show anomalous abundances in some or all of He, C, N, O, Na, Al, Mg,...
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Colloquium: Michelle Creech-Eakman (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
The Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer: Design Details and Progress towards First Light with UT#1 Michelle Creech-Eakman, New Mexico Tech The Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer (MROI), a 10-telescope optical/near-IR interferometer in central NM, has been conceived...
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Colloquium:  Sanchayeeta Borthakur (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
Understanding How Galaxies Reionized the Universe  Sanchayeeta Borthakur, Arizona State University Identifying the population of galaxies that was responsible for the reionization of the universe is a long-standing quest in astronomy. While young stars can...
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Colloquium: Kate Follette (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
How to Take Pictures of Baby Planets Kate Follette, Amherst College Of the thousands of known extrasolar planets, why are the dozen or so directly imaged exoplanets among the most important despite their apparently anomalous...
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Colloquium: Laura Chomiuk (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
Rethinking the Fundamentals of Classical Nova Explosions Laura Chomiuk, MSU Over the past few years, a revolution has been taking place in our understanding of classical novae, largely driven by the discovery of GeV gamma-rays...
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Colloquium: John Stocke (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ BX102
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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 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: RESERVED @ BX102
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Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Remote Colloquium: RESERVED @ MH 85
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Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Remote Colloquium: RESERVED @ MH 85
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Feb 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: RESERVED @ BX102
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Feb 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: RESERVED @ BX102
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Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Remote Colloquium: RESERVED @ BX102
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Feb 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
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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
Colloquium: Karen Masters (Host: Moire Prescott/Karen Kinemuchi) @ BX102
Galaxy Evolution from Large Surveys of Nearby Resolved Galaxies Karen Masters (Haverford College, Spokesperson for SDSS-IV) Abstract: The morphology of a galaxy provides information on the orbits of stars within it. As such, important clues...
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Mar 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium: OPEN (Host: TBD) @ BX102
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Remote Colloquium Thesis Defense: Jeremy Emmett @ Online
Dependence upon Obliquity of the Formation of Martian PLD Vertical Structure Jeremy Emmett, NMSU Mars’ polar layered deposits (PLD) are comprised of layers of varying dust-to-water ice volume mixing ratios (VMR) that are thought to...
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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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Remote Colloquium: Anders Johansen (Host: Wladimir Lyra) @ Remote
Planet formation in protoplanetary discs around young stars Anders Johansen (Lund University, Sweden) Planets form in protoplanetary discs around young stars as dust and ice particles collide to form larger and larger bodies. I will...
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May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sarah Kovac: Thesis Proposal @ Remote via Zoom
Enhancing Time-Dependent Solar Wind Models to Constrain Effects on Non-Magnetized Planetary Atmospherese Sarah Kovac, NMSU The Sun generates a solar wind of particles which propagate throughout the solar system and can be modeled using magnetohydrodynamics...
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May 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium - Final Exam Week @ BX102
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Remote Colloquium Thesis Defense: Drew Chojnowski @ Online
H-Band Spectroscopy of Exotic, Massive Stars Drew Chojnowski, NMSU We report on spectroscopy of exotic B-type emission line (Be) stars and chemically peculiar (CP) stars in the near-infrared (NIR) H-band, using data provided by the...
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Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thesis Proposal: Kristen Luchsinger @ Remote via Zoom
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