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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
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Jason Jackiewicz Graduate Students: Sten Hasselquist, Lauren Kahre, Eric UnderwoodShare this:TweetPrint
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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Feb 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Quasars Probing Galaxies: Signatures of Gas Accretion at z~0.2 Stephanie Ho, Univ. California Santa Barbara  Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 24 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Our Current Understanding of Classical Be Stars Dr. Thomas Rivinius, Chile, ESO Paranal I will introduce Be stars as B-type stars with gaseous disks in Keplerian rotation. These disks form by mass ejection from the star itself...
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Feb 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
The Sun’s Internal Conveyor Belt (update) Jason Jackiewicz  Share this:TweetPrint
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 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to the public. Faculty member: Kristian Finlator Graduate Students: Gordon MacDonald, Emma Dahl, Agnar HallShare 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 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 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm AY 119
Something about CVs so Jason gets a break…. and to bore the rest of you to death.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...
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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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Apr 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
The AAS: What Has it Done for You Lately?Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 7 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The growth of Earth’s inner core: a new technique to constrain seismic properties in its outermost layers Dr. Lauren Waszek, Department of Physics, NMSU The inner core displays a hemispherical difference in seismic velocity, attenuation,...
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Apr 7 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
9Open to the public. Faculty member: James McAteer Graduate students: Jodi Berdis, Caitlin Doughty, Ethan DederickShare this:TweetPrint
Apr 21 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Apr 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Determining the size of coronal bright points using cross-correlation methods Laurel Farris  Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Dr. Cameron Hummels (Caltech) Galaxy Evolution via Simulations Abstract: TBA  
May 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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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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May 5 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Open to the public. Faculty member: Jon Holtzman Graduate students: Laurel Farris, Drew Chojnowski   http://whatsouttonight.com/Resources/2016SepSkyWOT.pdfShare this:TweetPrint
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
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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...
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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 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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Sep 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The Magnetic Mid-life Crisis of the Sun Dr. Travis Metcalfe, Space Sciences Institute After decades of effort, the solar activity cycle is exceptionally well characterized but it remains poorly understood. Pioneering work at the Mount...
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Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
A Peculiar Supergiant and One Weird BinaryShare this:TweetPrint