Calendar

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...
Continue Reading »
Oct 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Insights into Binary Stars, Stellar Winds, and Astrophysical Plasmas from X-ray Observations of Planetary Nebulae Rodolfo Montez Jr., Vanderbilt University   Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Searching for Dwarf Satellites around Milky Way – Analog Galaxies with the SAGA survey Ben Weiner, Steward Observatory Dwarf satellites of massive galaxies are a probe of many issues in galaxy evolution and cosmology, including the...
Continue Reading »
Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Integration of an IR spectrometer with a rock climbing robotShare 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...
Continue Reading »
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...
Continue Reading »
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...
Continue Reading »
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 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...
Continue Reading »
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Dominici106
Evolution of Dwarf Galaxy Properties in Local Group Environments Kenz Arraki, NMSUShare this:TweetPrint
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...
Continue Reading »
Sep 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Extinction mapping with LEGUS Lauren Kahre The study of star formation and galaxy evolution in nearby galaxies depends on obtaining accurate stellar photometry in those galaxies. However, dust in the galaxies hinders our ability to...
Continue Reading »
Oct 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Title: Proto-BD disks and the Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics Laura Mayorga  Share this:TweetPrint
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...
Continue Reading »
Nov 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Simulations of the interstellar medium at high redshift: What does [CII] trace? Dr. Karen Olsen, Arizona State University We are in an exciting era were simulations on large, cosmological scales meet modeling of the interstellar medium (ISM)...
Continue Reading »
Mar 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Gardiner Hall 229, Physics. Dept.
Giant Planet Shielding of the Inner Solar System Revisited: Blending Celestial Mechanics with Advanced Computation Dr. William Newman, UCLA The Earth has sustained during the last billion years as many as five catastrophic collisions with...
Continue Reading »
Jun 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Domenici Hall 102
The Orbital and Planetary Phase Variations of Jupiter-Sized Planets: Characterizing Present and Future Giants Laura Mayorga, NMSU It is commonly said that exoplanet science is 100 years behind planetary science. While we may be able...
Continue Reading »
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...
Continue Reading »
Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Gardiner Hall 230
Surprising Impacts of Gravity Waves Jim Fuller, Caltech Gravity waves are low frequency fluid oscillations restored by buoyancy forces in planetary and stellar interiors. Despite their ubiquity, the importance of gravity waves in evolutionary processes...
Continue Reading »
Apr 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Sten Hasselquist, NMSU AbstractShare this:TweetPrint
Sep 21 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Fresh Perspectives on Star Formation from LEGUS, the Legacy ExtraGalactic Ultraviolet Survey David Thilker, Johns Hopkins University The Legacy ExtraGalactic Ultraviolet Survey (LEGUS) was a Cycle 21 Large Treasury HST program which obtained ~parsec resolution NUV- to I-band WFC3 imaging for 50 nearby, representative star-forming Local Volume galaxies, with a primary goal of...
Continue Reading »
Oct 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Red giants, eclipsing binaries, and asteroseismology. Patrick Gaulme, Max Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchShare this:TweetPrint
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Extinction Mapping and Dust-to-Gas Ratios of Nearby Galaxies Lauren Kahre, NMSU We present a study of the dust{to{gas ratios in 31 nearby (D > 10 Mpc) galaxies. Using Hubble Space Telescope broad band WFC3/UVIS UV...
Continue Reading »
Sep 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Charting the Outer Reaches of Exoplanetary Systems: Wide-Separation Giant Planet Demographics with Direct Imaging Eric Nielsen, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University Over the past decade, the combination of advances in adaptive...
Continue Reading »
Nov 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Simulating Planetesimal Formation in the Kuiper Belt and Beyond Rixin Li, University of Arizona A critical step in planet formation is to build super-km-sized planetesimals in protoplanetary disks. The origin and demographics of planetesimals are...
Continue Reading »
Apr 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online
Evolution of Ionized Interstellar Medium across Cosmic Time Fuyan Bian, European Southern Observatory The ionized interstellar medium (ISM) provides essential information on the star-forming environments, metal enrichment, and underlying ionizing radiation field in galaxies. It...
Continue Reading »