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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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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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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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Colloquium: Safe Zone Training (Host: Inclusive Astronomy Group) @ BX102
Safe Zone Training Dr. Zooey Sophia Pook, NMSU The SafeZone Training was established to educate and train students, faculty, and staff on how to provide safe and affirming support to members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning...
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Colloquium: Lisa Young (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ BX102
Cold Gas and the Evolution of Early-type Galaxies Lisa Young, New Mexico Tech A major theme of galaxy evolution is understanding how today’s Hubble sequence was established — what makes some galaxies red spheroidals and...
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Colloquium: Brian Svoboda (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
Starless clumps and the earliest phases of high-mass star formation in the Milky Way Brian Svoboda, NRAO Jansky Fellow High-mass stars are key to regulating the interstellar medium, star formation activity, and overall evolution of...
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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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Colloquium: Eric Nielsen (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
Charting the Outer Reaches of Exoplanetary Systems: Wide-Separation Giant Planet Demographics with Direct Imaging Eric Nielsen, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University Over the past decade, the combination of advances in adaptive...
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Colloquium: Mental Health Training (Host: Sarah Kovac) @ BX102
Promoting Graduate Student Wellness: A Guide for Faculty and Staff Marie Zubiate, Aggie Health and Wellness Center As graduate students demonstrate signs of emotional and psychological distress, faculty and staff play an important role in...
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Colloquium: Raja GuhaThakurta (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ BX102
The SPLASH Survey of the Andromeda Galaxy Raja Guhathurkurta, University of California, Santa Cruz Our nearest large spiral galaxy neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy (M31), and its dwarf satellites, offer a panoramic yet detailed view of...
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Oct 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium @ BX102
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Colloquium: Shun Karato (Host: Jason Jackiewicz) @ BX102
Solving the Puzzles of the Moon Shun Karato, Yale University After 50 years from the first landing of men on the Moon, about 380 kg of samples were collected by the Apollo mission. Chemical analyses...
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Nov 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium @ BX102
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Colloquium: Jacob Vander Vliet (Host: Chris Churchill) @ BX102
Galaxy Evolution in a Computer Box, or “How to turn a PhD on Theoretical Galaxy Evolution into a Scientific Programming Career with NASA” Jacob Vander Vliet, NASA/SOFIA I graduated from NMSU in 2017 with a...
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Colloquium: Phil Judge (Host James McAteer) @ BX102
Using every photon to learn about the physics of solar plasmas Phil Judge, High Altitude Observatory, Boulder CO. The Sun has traditionally been the Rosetta Stone that can overcome the gap in regimes between laboratory...
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Colloquium: Rixin Li (Host: Wladimir Lyra) @ BX102
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Nov 29 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium: Thanksgiving @ BX102
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Colloquium: Elise Boera (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
TBD Elise Boera, Trieste Abstract textShare this:TweetPrint
Dec 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
No Colloquium: Final Exam Week @ BX102
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