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Aug 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Probing Exoplanet Atmospheric Properties from Phase Variations and Polarization Laura Mayorga, NMSU The study of exoplanets is evolving past simple transit and Doppler method discovery and characterization. One of the many goals of the upcoming...
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Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Mars One: Current State & Future PlansShare this:TweetPrint
Nov 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Diagnosing the SEEDS of Planet Formation John Wisniewski, University of Oklahoma Circumstellar disks provide a useful astrophysical diagnostic of the formation and early evolution of exoplanets. It is commonly believed that young protoplanetary disks serve...
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Dec 4 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
On the Edge: Exoplanets with Orbital Periods Shorter Than a Peter Jackson Movie Brian Jackson, Boise State Univeristy From wispy gas giants to tiny rocky bodies, exoplanets with orbital periods of several days and less...
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Jan 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Evolving Perspectives on the Atmosphere and Climate of Mars             Dr. Richard Zurek, JPL             Abstract: The planet Mars has both fascinated and tantalized humankind since...
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Jan 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm BX102
Exploring Impact Heating of the Early Martian Climate Kathryn Steakley, NMSU ABSTRACT: Geological evidence implies that Mars may have had a more warm and wet environment during the late Noachian / early Hesperian era (3.5–3.8 billion years...
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Feb 5 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Galaxy Evolution during the Epoch of Reionization  Steve Finkelstein,  University of Texas at Austin                          Abstract: The advent of the Wide Field Camera 3 on...
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Apr 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The Thirty Meter Telescope:   The Next Generation Ground Based Optical/InfraRed Observatory Dr. Warren Skidmore, Thirty Meter Telescope Corp.   Abstract: After a construction status update, I will describe how the telescope design was developed...
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Aug 11 – Aug 12 all-day Astronomy Conference Room
To try provide an opportunity to try to make sure people have some basic understanding/exposure to our computers and some computing tools.  This will likely be at a more basic level than the Software Carpentry...
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