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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
Nov 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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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 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 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
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 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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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 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 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
JIVE/JOVIAL, a network for Jupiter’s seismology and atmosphere dynamics F.X. Schmider, Observatoire de la Cote d’AzurShare this:TweetPrint
Mar 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
May 5 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Domenici Hall 106
Observing the Baryon Cycle in Hydrodynamic Cosmological Simulations Jacob Vander Vliet, NMSU An understanding of galaxy evolution requires an understanding of the flow of baryons in and out of a galaxy. The accretion of baryons...
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Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Vulture Survey of MgII and CIV Absorbers: Feasting on the Bones of Spectra Left to Die Nigel Mathes, NMSU Abstract: We present detailed measurements of the absorption properties and redshift evolution of MgII and...
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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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Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AY 119
Galaxy Evolution in High Definition Via Gravitational Lensing Dr. Jane Rigby Deputy Project Scientist for JWST, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Abstract: In hundreds of known cases, “gravitational lenses” have deflected, distorted, and amplified images...
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Nov 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Multivariate Analysis of the CGMShare this:TweetPrint
Apr 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Sten Hasselquist, NMSU AbstractShare this:TweetPrint
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