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Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Anatoly Klypin Graduate Students: Sean Markert, Laurel Farris, Lauren Kahre    Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Kristian Finlator Graduate Students: Sten, Hasselquist, Jodi Berdis, Kathryn Steakley        Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: James McAteer Graduate Students: Nigel Mathes, Emma Dahl, Laura Mayorga    Share this:TweetPrint
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: James Murphy Graduate Students: Jacob Vander Vliet, Kyle Uckert    Share this:TweetPrint
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
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
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 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
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
Aug 26 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Characterization of Biosignatures within Geologic Samples Analyzed using a Suite of in situ Techniques Kyle Uckert, NMSU    Abstract: I investigated the biosignature detection capabilities of several in situ techniques to evaluate their potential to...
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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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Oct 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Probing the z~6 UVB with Aligned Metal Absorbers Caitlin Doughty  Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 4 all-day NRAO and NM Tech
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Nov 11 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Outer Planets Update Dr. Amy Simon, NASA The Hubble Outer Planet Atmospheres Legacy (OPAL) program is a yearly program for observing each of the outer planets over two full rotations. Observations began with Uranus in...
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Jan 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Effect of molecular gas on simulated C II, C IV absorber fractions (598 Talk) Caitlin Doughty  Share this:TweetPrint
Mar 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm Business College 103
Asteroseismology of Red Giants: The Detailed Modeling of Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jean McKeever, NMSU Asteroseismology is an invaluable tool that allows one to peer into the inside of a star and know...
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Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm AY 119
Chemical Cartography of the Milky Way Michael Hayden, Sydney Institute for Astronomy (NMSU alumnus)Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Spatial Curvature, Dark Energy Dynamics, Neither, or Both? Bharat Ratra, Kansas State University Experiments and observations over the two last decades have persuaded cosmologists that (as yet undetected) dark energy is by far the main...
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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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