Colloquium: Dawn Gelino (Host: Tom Harrison) @ BX102
NASA, Exoplanets, and Life After NMSU Dawn Gelino, NASA Exoplanet Science Institute, CalTech Abstract:  Are you interested in learning more about the search for life in the Universe? Or perhaps you may be interested in...
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Colloquium: Don Terndrup (Host: Nancy Chanover) @ BX102
Stellar Winds and Stellar Rotation Don Terndrup, Ohio State University For more than 50 years, we have known that stars rotate quickly when they are young and slow down as they age.  This process gives...
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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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Colloquium: Dave Thilker (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ BX102
Fresh Perspectives on Star Formation from LEGUS, the Legacy ExtraGalactic Ultraviolet Survey David Thilker, Johns Hopkins University The Legacy ExtraGalactic Ultraviolet Survey (LEGUS) was a Cycle 21 Large Treasury HST program which obtained ~parsec resolution NUV- to I-band WFC3 imaging for 50 nearby, representative star-forming Local Volume galaxies, with a primary goal of...
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Sep 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Drew Chojnowski @ AY 119
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Colloquium: Bharat Ratra (Host: Anatoly Klypin) @ BX102
Spatial Curvature, Dark Energy Dynamics, Neither, or Both? Bharat Ratra, Kansas State University Experiments and observations over the two last decades have persuaded cosmologists that (as yet undetected) dark energy is by far the main...
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Colloquium: David Nataf (Host: Jason Jackiewicz) @ BX102
Clues to Globular Cluster Formation David Nataf, Johns Hopkins University Globular clusters are now well-established to host “Second-generation” stars, which show anomalous abundances in some or all of He, C, N, O, Na, Al, Mg,...
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Oct 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Patrick Gaulme @ AY 119
Red giants, eclipsing binaries, and asteroseismology. Patrick Gaulme, Max Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Michelle Creech-Eakman (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
The Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer: Design Details and Progress towards First Light with UT#1 Michelle Creech-Eakman, New Mexico Tech The Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer (MROI), a 10-telescope optical/near-IR interferometer in central NM, has been conceived...
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Colloquium:  Sanchayeeta Borthakur (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
Understanding How Galaxies Reionized the Universe  Sanchayeeta Borthakur, Arizona State University Identifying the population of galaxies that was responsible for the reionization of the universe is a long-standing quest in astronomy. While young stars can...
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Colloquium: Kate Follette (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
How to Take Pictures of Baby Planets Kate Follette, Amherst College Of the thousands of known extrasolar planets, why are the dozen or so directly imaged exoplanets among the most important despite their apparently anomalous...
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Nov 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Heidi Sanchez @ AY 119
The Sunspot Solar Observatory Visitor Center Heidi Sanchez, Sunspot Solar Observatory, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Laura Chomiuk (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
Rethinking the Fundamentals of Classical Nova Explosions Laura Chomiuk, MSU Over the past few years, a revolution has been taking place in our understanding of classical novae, largely driven by the discovery of GeV gamma-rays...
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Pizza lunch: Nur Berdalieva and Shukur Kholikov @ AY 119
Past and Present Astronomy in Uzbekistan Nur Berdalieva (Astronomical Institute of Uzbekistan) and Shukur Kholikov (National Solar Observatory)Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: John Stocke (Host: Rene Walterbos) @ BX102
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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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Jan 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Pizza Lunch Talk: Dale Frail @ AY 119
How to Write A Competitive Prize Postdoc Application Dale Frail, NRAOShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Dale Frail (Host: Sarah Kovac) @ BX102
Multi-Messenger EM-GW Astronomy: The View from the Radio End of the EM Spectrum Dale Frail, NRAO Abstract: With the discovery of gravitational waves and electromagnetic radiation from the binary neutron star merger GW170817, the era...
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Special Colloquium: Stella Kafka (Host: Karen Kinemuchi) @ Domenici Hall
The AAVSO Program: A Resource for Variable Star Research Stella Kafka, AAVSO The AAVSO was formed in 1911 as a group of US-based amateur observers obtaining data in support of professional astronomy projects. Now, it...
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Feb 22 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Pizza Lunch Talk: Takashi Sekii @ AY 119
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Mar 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch Talk: Mark Rutkowski @ AY 119
Ultraviolet Observations of Galaxies Mark Rutkowski, Minnesota State Univeristy Ultraviolet observations are essential for answering fundamental questions regarding the role and impact of galaxies in universe. I’ll discuss a number of past, ongoing, and future...
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Public Talk: Janna Levin: Black Hole Blues @ ASNMSU Center for the Arts
Dr. Janna Levin Barnard College   Info here:    Share this:TweetPrint
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Colloquium: Jack Burns @ Domenici Hall 109
Our Future in Space: The Moon and Beyond Jack Burns, University of Colorado Boulder Why do we explore space? How do we explore space? Where should we explore? What are the tools for space exploration?...
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Colloquium: Ylva Pihlström (Host: Moire Prescott) @ BX102
A Masing BAaDE’s Window Ylva Pihlström, University of New Mexico Evolved, intermediate mass stars are tracers of an intermediate age stellar population. Due to high mass-loss rates, they harbor circumstellar envelopes, in which different types...
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Special Colloquium: Amanda Wilber (Host: Moire Prescott) @ AY 119
Searching for diffuse radio emission in merging galaxy clusters with LOFAR Amanda Wilber, Universität Hamburg Galaxy cluster mergers are powerful drivers of turbulence and shocks, which can accelerate cosmic-ray electrons within the magnetic field of...
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Apr 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Sarah Kovac/David DeColibus @ AY 119
ASTR 598Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Megan Reiter (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
The Role of Ecology in Star and Planet Formation Megan Reiter, Royal Observatory Edinburgh Understanding how feedback regulates star and planet formation is one of the outstanding unsolved problems in astrophysics. Stellar feedback affects all...
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Apr 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Kristen Luchsinger @ AY 119
ASTR 598Share this:TweetPrint
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pizza lunch: Nick Arge @ AY 119
Title Nick Arge, NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterShare this:TweetPrint