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Sep 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Galaxy formation in the Cosmic Web Miguel Angel Aragon-Calvo, University of California Santa Cruz The Cosmic Web is the stage where galaxy formation and evolution occurs. Despite the many observations relating galaxies and their environment,...
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Oct 16 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Why Space Weather Matters and How Forecasting Will Improve in the DSCOVR Era Doug Biesecker, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction Center Space Weather is a growing enterprise, with growing recognition of its importance inside and outside government. ...
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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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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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Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm BX102
Red Giants in Eclipsing Binaries as a Benchmark for Asteroseismology Meredith Rawls, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Science Hall 310
Utilizing Planetary Oscillations to Constrain the Interior Structure of the Jovian Planets Ethan Dederick Seismology has been the premier tool of study for understanding the interior structure of the Earth, the Sun, and even other stars....
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Oct 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Star formation in the vicinity of the supermassive black hole at the Galactic Centre Dr. Mark Wardle, Macquarie University The disruptive tidal field near supermassive black holes overcomes the self-gravity of objects that are less...
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Feb 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX 102
Near-field Cosmology: Big Science from Small Galaxies Dr. M. Boylan-Kolchin, UT Austin The local Universe provides a unique and powerful way to explore galaxy formation and cosmological physics. Through measurements of the abundances, kinematics, and chemical...
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Mar 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Domenici Hall Room 106
Cosmology from the Moon: The Dark Ages Radio Explorer (DARE) Dr. Jack Burns, University of Colorado Boulder In the New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy & Astrophysics Decadal Survey, Cosmic Dawn was singled out as...
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Mar 3 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX 102
Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph Views of How the Solar Atmosphere is Energized Dr. Bart De Pontieu, Lockheed Martin At the interface between the Sun’s surface and million-degree outer atmosphere or corona lies the chromosphere. At...
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Mar 10 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX 102
Antarctic high altitude balloon observations of solar flares: Life and work on the ice Dr. Hazel Bain, University of California, Berkeley   The Gamma-Ray Imager/Polarimeter for solar flares (GRIPS) instrument is a balloon-borne telescope designed to...
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Mar 31 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
THE SIGNAL OF WEAK GRAVITATIONAL LENSING FROM GALAXY GROUPS AND CLUSTERS, Dr. S. Markert, NMSU   The weak gravitational lensing of galaxy clusters is a valuable tool. The deflection of light around a lens is...
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