Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Pizza Lunch: Tom @ AY 119
Something about CVs so Jason gets a break…. and to bore the rest of you to death.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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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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Pizza Lunch: Nancy Chanover & James McAteer
The AAS: What Has it Done for You Lately?Share this:TweetPrint
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 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: George Becker (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
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Apr 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Laurel Farris @ AY 119
Determining the size of coronal bright points using cross-correlation methods Laurel Farris  Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Cameron Hummels (Host: Chris Churchill) @ BX102
Dr. Cameron Hummels (Caltech) Galaxy Evolution via Simulations Abstract: TBA  
May 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Emma Dahl
598 PresentationShare 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 this:TweetPrint
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Jodi Berdis @ AY 119
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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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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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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: Travis Metcalfe (Host: Jason Jackiewicz) @ BX102
The Magnetic Mid-life Crisis of the Sun Dr. Travis Metcalfe, Space Sciences Institute After decades of effort, the solar activity cycle is exceptionally well characterized but it remains poorly understood. Pioneering work at the Mount...
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Pizza Lunch: Drew Chojnowski and Sten Hasselhof @ AY 119
A Peculiar Supergiant and One Weird BinaryShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Lisa Winter (Host: Laura Boucheron) @ BX102
Long duration solar gamma ray flares Lisa Winter, LANL Long duration solar gamma ray flares (LDGRFs) present a challenge to models of solar flares. While the gamma ray emission initially was thought to be the...
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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 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Sarah Kovac @ AY 119
The Citizen Cate ProjectShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Kyoung-Soo Lee (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
Colloquium Title Kyoung-Soo Lee, Purdue University Abstract textShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Ken Naiff @ AY 119
Dark Sky Images Ken Naiff Ken, an retired engineer, is a highly technically skilled and artistic astrophotographer.  He will be sharing some of his work and elaborating on the technical methods and processing techniques he...
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Colloquium: Benjamin Oppenheimer (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
Breaking the Self-Similarity of Galaxy Formation: A Circumgalactic Medium Perspective Benjamin Oppenheimer, University of Colorado Boulder If you could see a dark matter halo directly without knowing the scale, you probably could not distinguish a...
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Oct 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Kristian Finlator @ AY 119
Vastly Improved Simulations of the Hydrogen Reionization Epoch: Too Much for One Paper?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 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Ethan Dederick @ AY 119
Cool Science ResultsShare this:TweetPrint
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Pizza Lunch: Jane Rigby @ AY 119
Galaxy Evolution in High Definition Via Gravitational Lensing Dr. Jane Rigby Deputy Project Scientist for JWST, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Abstract: In hundreds of known cases, “gravitational lenses” have deflected, distorted, and amplified images...
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Public Talk: "Preparing to Explore the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope" - Dr. Jane Rigby (NASA Goddard) @ Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 194
Preparing to Explore the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope Dr. Jane Rigby (NASA Goddard, Deputy Project Scientist for JWST) Abstract: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), scheduled to be launched in 2019, will...
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