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Apr 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Sten Hasselquist, NMSU AbstractShare this:TweetPrint
Sep 21 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm 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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Oct 5 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm 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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Feb 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm 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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Oct 4 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm 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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Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bosque Brewing Las Cruces Public House
Join us for the inaugural Las Cruces chapter of Astronomy on Tap! Join local astronomers from the NMSU Astronomy Department for a night of fun, accessible space-related presentations, games, and prizes. Please RSVP on the...
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Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 575 Cruces Crafted Cocktails
Join us for the second round of Astronomy on Tap: Las Cruces! Join local astronomers from the NMSU Astronomy Department for a night of fun, accessible space-related presentations, games, and prizes. You can access the...
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Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online
Department “all-hands” meetingShare this:TweetPrint
Sep 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm BX102
NMSU Inclusive Astronomy Inclusive Astronomy group, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Sep 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm BX102
Protoplanetary disk rotation curves and the kinematic detection of protoplanets Simon Casassus, Universidad de Chile Direct detections of protoplanets still embedded in a gaseous protoplanetary disk have been remarkably elusive in their thermal-IR radiation. Yet...
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Sep 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm online
The Circumgalactic Medium at Cosmic Noon with KCWI Nikole Nielsen, Swinburne University of Technology The star formation history of the universe reveals that galaxies most actively build their stellar mass at cosmic noon (z=1-3), roughly...
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Sep 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online
Transitioning to Industry from Academia, Lauren Kahre A common career path for recent astronomy graduates with a PhD is data science, but it can be difficult to parse through the enormous amount of information on...
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Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Online
Notes from the Field: Technology Demonstration Adventures Nancy Chanover, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Online
A UV to IR Portrait of the Milky Way Cat Fielder, University of Pittsburgh Understanding where the Milky Way fits in amongst the broader galaxy population is critical for bridging the gap between detailed studies...
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Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm online
Colloquium Title Sloane Wiktorowicz, Affiliation Abstract text https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96153330256Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm online
Dynamical Regimes of Giant Planet Polar Vortices Shawn Brueshaber,Western Michigan University We present a numerical model that reveals a mechanism governing the polar atmospheric dynamics of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Exploration of the polar...
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Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am online
Colloquium Title Paola Pinilla, MPIA Heidelberg Abstract text https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96153330256Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Online
Tortugas Mountain Observatory Jon Holtzman, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am BX102
MHD waves in the solar atmosphere Erwin Verwichte, University of Warwick The Sun is the our nearest star and the only one that directly affects the Earth on a daily basis. Its light and heat...
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Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm BX102
Supernova Imposter Syndrome: Eruptions of Massive Stars Jen Andrews, University of Arizona Existing in the magnitude space between traditional supernovae (SNe) and classical novae lies a zoo of explosive and eruptive transients with maximum absolute...
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Nov 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Online
ASTR 598 Audrey Dijeau, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am online
Colloquium Title Yamila Miguel, Leiden Observatory Abstract text https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/96153330256Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Online
ASTR 598 Share this:TweetPrint
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online
ASTR 598 Hannah Gallamore, Alexander Stone Martinez, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 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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Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online
ASTR 598 Manny Canas and Harrison Cook, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm virtual
Please join us for a virtual information session discussing the Astronomy graduate program. This is targeted for prospective graduate students, and will cover topics such as the admissions process, the research areas carried out by...
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Dec 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Virtual
The NMSU Department of Astronomy will host a virtual online open house from the Tortugas (A) Mountain Observatory Monday, Dec. 21. This will coincide with a rare conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, an event when...
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