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Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Rene Walterbos Graduate Students: Kenza Arraki, Drew Chojnowski, Diane Feuillet    Share this:TweetPrint
Jan 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Website Stuff Jason, Moire, Jon  Share this:TweetPrint
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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Feb 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Solar Meridional Flows from Time-Distance Helioseismology Vincent Boening, Kippenheuer Institute for Solar Physics, Freiburg, Germany  Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 12 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Magnetic Influences on Coronal Heating and the Solar Wind Lauren Woolsey, Harvard University   Abstract The physical mechanism(s) that generate and accelerate the solar wind have not been conclusively determined after decades of study, though not...
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Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Jason Jackiewicz Graduate Students: Xander Thelen, Caitlin Doughty, Agnar Hall    Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Occam’s razor, and other commonly held beliefs Dr Mark Walker Local Host: James McAteer  Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: The Planetary Data System Atmospheres Node // Preparing for Visiting Prospective Graduate Students Name:  Nancy Chanover  Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
In Life, 2 things are inevitable  Share this:TweetPrint
Mar 4 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
New Tools for Galactic Archaeology from the Milky Way Gail Zasowski, John Hopkins University One of the critical components for understanding galaxy evolution is understanding the Milky Way Galaxy itself — its detailed structure and...
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Mar 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Making your life easier: Overview of NMSU policies and procedures. Things you can do to speed up payments/forms through the system Ofelia Ruiz and Lorenza Sanchez  Share this:TweetPrint
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm BX102
The Chemical History and Evolution of Titan’s Atmosphere as Revealed by ALMA  Alexander Thelen, NMSU Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, possesses a substantial atmosphere containing significant minorities of nitrile and hydrocarbon species, predominantly due to the...
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Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Moire Prescott Graduate Students: Jeremy Emmett, Gavin Mathes, Gordon MacDonald    Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
High Resolution Spectroscopy with Immersion Grating Infrared Spectrometer (IGRINS) Hwihyun Kim, KASI/UT Austin   The Immersion Grating Infrared Spectrometer (IGRINS) is a revolutionary instrument that exploits broad spectral coverage at high-resolution (R=45,000) in the near-infrared. IGRINS...
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Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm BX102
Red Giants in Eclipsing Binaries as a Benchmark for Asteroseismology Meredith Rawls, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
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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Apr 15 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Chris Churchill Graduate Students: Carlos Vargas, Sam Schonfeld, Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Investigating the temporal evolution of the solar F10.7 radio flux Sam Schonfeld  Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Hardman/Jacobs 225
Title:  TBD Sten Hasselquist   Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Asteroid Exploration Paul Abell, NASA Johnson Flight Center I will present the current status of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) that is planned for launch in December 2021. Specifically I will discuss how a solar-electric...
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Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Jeremy Emmett 598 Name  Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 29 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Do star formation laws break in the center of the Galaxy? Betsy Mills, University of Arizona I will review our understanding of molecular gas conditions in the central 500 parsecs of the Milky Way, and summarize recent studies that find that the Galactic center deviates...
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May 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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May 9 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Dominici106
Evolution of Dwarf Galaxy Properties in Local Group Environments Kenz Arraki, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
May 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Nancy Chanover Graduate Students: Jacob VanderVliet, Ethan Dederick, Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Dominici106
Ages and Abundance of Local Stellar Populations Diane Feuillet, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Sep 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
The NMSU Department of Astronomy will hold an observatory open house at the NMSU campus observatory at 8 p.m.Friday, Sept. 9. Astronomy personnel on hand will be Chris Churchill and graduate assistants Xander Thelen, Trevor...
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Sep 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
A Faint Flux-Limited LAE Sample at z = 0.3 Isak Wold, UT Austin Observational surveys of Lya emitters (LAEs) have proven to be an efficient method to identify and study large numbers of galaxies over...
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