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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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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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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 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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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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Apr 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Emma Dahl @ BX102
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Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Caitlin Doughty @ Science Hall 107
Metal Absorption in the Circumgalactic Medium During the Epoch of Reionization Caitlin Doughty, NMSU The characteristics of metal absorption arising from the circumgalactic medium of galaxies have been demonstrated to be related to conditions in...
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Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colloquium Thesis Defense: Lauren Kahre
Extinction Mapping and Dust-to-Gas Ratios of Nearby Galaxies Lauren Kahre, NMSU We present a study of the dust{to{gas ratios in 31 nearby (D > 10 Mpc) galaxies. Using Hubble Space Telescope broad band WFC3/UVIS UV...
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Sep 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Rachel Marra @ Jett Hall 210
An Observer’s Examination of the Circumgalactic Medium using Cosmological Simulations Rachel Marra, NMSU A significant aspect to understanding galaxy evolution is having an understanding of the intricacies involving the inflow and outflow of baryons onto...
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