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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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Apr 7 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House
9Open to the public. Faculty member: James McAteer Graduate students: Jodi Berdis, Caitlin Doughty, Ethan DederickShare this:TweetPrint
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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May 5 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tombaugh Observatory Open House
Open to the public. Faculty member: Jon Holtzman Graduate students: Laurel Farris, Drew Chojnowski   http://whatsouttonight.com/Resources/2016SepSkyWOT.pdfShare this:TweetPrint
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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Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Colloquium PhD Defense: Nigel Mathes
The Vulture Survey of MgII and CIV Absorbers: Feasting on the Bones of Spectra Left to Die Nigel Mathes, NMSU Abstract: We present detailed measurements of the absorption properties and redshift evolution of MgII and...
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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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Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Campus Observatory Open House @ Campus Observatory
Welcome to the first open house of the 2017 Fall Semester. Your hosts will be: James McAteer, Jodi Berdis, Carlos Vargas, and Julie Imig. The (September) Autumnal Equinox. September Night Sky Chart.Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Your hosts for the October Open House at the Campus Observatory are Kristian Finlator, Sten Hasselquist, Rachel Marra, and Aleczander Herczeg. The Calendar of Astronomical Events for October 2017 October Night Sky Chart.Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Your hosts for the November Campus Observatory Open House are Chris Churchill, Sean Sellers, Sam Schonfeld, and Sarah Kovac.   The Calendar of Astronomical Events for November 2017 November Night Sky Chart.Share this:TweetPrint
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Your hosts for the December Campus Observatory Open House are Anatoly Klypin, Gordon MacDonald, Xander Thelen, and Minje Beom.   The Winter Solstice December Night Sky Chart.Share this:TweetPrint
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Your hosts for the January 2018 Campus Observatory Open House are Rene Walterbos, Jeremy Emmett, and Caitlin Doughty.Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Your hosts for the February Campus Observatory Open House are Moire Prescott, Agnar Hall, David DeColibus, and Kristen Luchsinger.Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium PhD Thesis Defense: Gordon MacDonald @ BX102
Colloquium Title Gordon MacDonald, NMSU AbstractShare this:TweetPrint
Mar 16 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Your hosts for the March Campus Observatory Open House are Jon Holtzman, Ethan Dederick, Lauren Kahre, and Emma Dahl.Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium PhD Thesis Defense: Ethan Dederick @ Science Hall 109
Seismic Inferences of Gas Giant Planets: Excitation & Interiors Ethan Dederick, NMSU Seismology has been the premier tool of study for understanding the interior structure of the Earth, the Sun, and even other stars. In...
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Colloquium PhD Thesis Defense: Sten Hasselquist @ BX102
Colloquium Title Sten Hasselquist, NMSU AbstractShare this:TweetPrint
Apr 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Your hosts for the April Campus Observatory Open House are Jason Jackiewicz, Kathryn Steakley, and Laurel Farris.Share this:TweetPrint
May 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Your hosts for the May Campus Observatory Open House are Nancy Chanover, Trevor Picard, and Drew Chojnowski.Share this:TweetPrint
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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Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Observatory Open House @ Tombaugh Observatory
Host: Chris Churchill. Assisted by Trevor Picard, Lauren Kahre, and Ali HyderShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Host: James McAteer. Assisted by Laurel Farris, Kristen Luchsinger, and Matthew VarakianShare this:TweetPrint
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Host: Moire Prescott. Assisted by Emma Dahl, Drew Chojnowski, and Oana Vesa.Share this:TweetPrint
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Host: Jason Jackiewicz. Assisted by Jeremy Emmett, Caitlin Doughty, and Annie Hedlund.Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Host: Nancy Chanover. Assisted by Sean Sellers, Sarah Kovac, and Farhanul HasanShare this:TweetPrint
Mar 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Host: Rene Walterbos. Assisted by Minje Boem, Aleczander Herczeg, and Kelly Sanderson/Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 12 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Observatory Open House
Host: Anatoly Klypin. Assisted by Jodie Berdis, Julie Imig, and Rogelio Ochoa.Share this:TweetPrint
May 10 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Observatory Open House @ BX102, Tombaugh Observatory
Host: Kristian Finlator. Assisted by Jodi Berdis, David Decolibus, and Caitlin Doughty. Public talk at 8:30pm in Biology Annex 102 (NW corner of Williams and Stewart), followed by observing at the Tombaugh Observatory.Share this:TweetPrint