Colloquium PhD Thesis Defense: Gordon MacDonald @ BX102
Colloquium Title Gordon MacDonald, NMSU AbstractShare this:TweetPrint
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
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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Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pizza lunch: Nick Arge @ AY 119
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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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Sep 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Kristian Finlator @ AY 119
Detecting host galaxies of metal absorbers at the end of the dark ages Share this:TweetPrint
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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Sep 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Jason Jackiewicz @ AY 119
Current Efforts in Seismology of the Sun and Stars Share this:TweetPrint
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 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Wladimir Lyra @ AY 119
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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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Oct 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Sultan Hassan @ AY 119
What can DLAs tell us about galaxy formation? Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Glen Kacprzak @ AY 119
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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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Nov 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: Moire Prescott @ AY 119
Understanding Lyman-alpha Nebulae at Low Redshift Share this:TweetPrint
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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Nov 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza Lunch: Mark Croom @ AY 119
A retrospective look at a NASA career Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Rixin Li (Host: Wladimir Lyra) @ BX102
Simulating Planetesimal Formation in the Kuiper Belt and Beyond Rixin Li, University of Arizona A critical step in planet formation is to build super-km-sized planetesimals in protoplanetary disks. The origin and demographics of planetesimals are...
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Dec 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Pizza lunch: ASTR 598 (Farhan and Oana) @ AY 119
ASTR 598 Farhan Hasan and Oana VesaShare this:TweetPrint
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pizza lunch: ASTR 598 (Ali and Matt) @ AY 119
ASTR 598 Ali Hyder and Matt VarakianShare this:TweetPrint
Colloquium: Elise Boera (Host: Kristian Finlator) @ BX102
Revealing reionization with the thermal history of the intergalactic medium Elisa Boera, SISSA Trieste During hydrogen reionization the UV radiation from the first luminous sources injected vast amount of energy into the intergalactic medium, photo-heating...
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Dec 9 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Pizza lunch: ASTR 598 (Minje) @ AY 119
ASTR 598 Minje BoemShare this:TweetPrint
Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Colloquium Thesis Proposal: Sean Sellers @ Domenici Hall 006
A Multi-Wavelength Study of the Evolution of Solar Flares Sean Sellers, NMSU  Share this:TweetPrint
Colloquium:Mausumi Dikpati (Host: Juie Shetye) @ BX102
Role of solar Rossby waves in causing space weather on intermediate time-scales Mausumi Dikpati, HAO Forecasting our weather was built on the recognition that global Rossby waves, interacting with mean east-west flow on the Earth’s...
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