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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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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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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
Colloquium: Kyoung-Soo Lee (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
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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 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
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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Colloquium: Jane Rigby (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
Science with the James Webb Space Telescope Jane Rigby, NASA/GSFC NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will have revolutionary capabilities and sensitivity for imaging and spectroscopy from 0.7 to 28 micron.  JWST should make major...
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Colloquium: Larisza Krista  (Host: James McAteer) @ BX102
The statistical study of solar dimmings and their eruptive counterparts Larisza Krista, Cu/CIRES, NOAA/NCEI Results are presented from analyzing the physical and morphological properties of 154 dimmings (transient coronal holes) and the associated flares and...
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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
Colloquium: Laura Keating (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
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Colloquium - Dean Pesnell (Host: James McAteer) @ BX102
SDO, the Sun, the Universe Dean Pesnell, NASA / GSFC ABSTRACT: The Sun is our best example for how stars evolve and behave. It is the only star whose surface is well-resolved in time and...
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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 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Laurel Farris @ Science Hall, Room 110
Characterizing the oscillatory response of the chromosphere during solar flares Laurel Farris; NMSU Astronomy Department Quasi-periodic pulsations (QPPs) are observed in the emission of solar flares over a wide range of wavelengths, particularly in the radio...
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Colloquium: Zheng Cai (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
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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 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Jodi Berdis @ BX102
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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
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Colloquium PhD Thesis Defense: Carlos Vargas @ Science Hall 109
The Relationship Between Star Formation and Matter in Galaxy Halos, Carlos J. Vargas, NMSU Abstract textShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Wilson Cauley (Host: Kristen Luchsinger) @ BX102
Multi-pronged investigations into exoplanetary magnetic fields Wilson Cauley (Arizona State University) Efforts in exoplanet characterization have led to some very precise determinations of planetary densities, compositions, and even accurate maps of active region and spot...
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Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Drew Chojnowski @ Domenici Hall 102
The Circumstellar Disks and Binary Companions of Be Stars Drew Chojnowski, NMSU Tremendous progress has been made over the past two decades toward understanding Be stars, but a number of key aspects of them remain...
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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
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colloquium: Tim Fitzpatrick @ CFTA (Center for the Arts) 209
SHINE: code for everything Tim Fitzpatrick, Artist, Scotland SHINE, ’Code for Everything’ is an on-going art work by Tim Fitzpatrick in collaboration with astronomer Anne-Marie Weijmans of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the...
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