Calendar

Jan 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Science Hall, Room 110
Characterizing the oscillatory response of the chromosphere during solar flares Laurel Farris; NMSU Astronomy Department Quasi-periodic pulsations (QPPs) are observed in the emission of solar flares over a wide range of wavelengths, particularly in the radio...
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Jan 26 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Colloquium Speaker Name, Affiliation Abstract text
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Your hosts for the January 2018 Campus Observatory Open House are Rene Walterbos, Jeremy Emmett, and Caitlin Doughty.
Feb 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Jodi Berdis, NMSU Abstract text
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Your hosts for the February Campus Observatory Open House are Moire Prescott, Agnar Hall, David DeColibus, and Kristen Luchsinger.
Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
 
Mar 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Gordon MacDonald, NMSU Abstract
Mar 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
 
Mar 7 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Science Hall 109
The Relationship Between Star Formation and Matter in Galaxy Halos, Carlos J. Vargas, NMSU Abstract text
Mar 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Multi-pronged investigations into exoplanetary magnetic fields Wilson Cauley (Arizona State University) Efforts in exoplanet characterization have led to some very precise determinations of planetary densities, compositions, and even accurate maps of active region and spot...
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Mar 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Using CGM metal absorbers to look for galaxies
Mar 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Domenici Hall 102
The Circumstellar Disks and Binary Companions of Be Stars Drew Chojnowski, NMSU Tremendous progress has been made over the past two decades toward understanding Be stars, but a number of key aspects of them remain...
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Mar 16 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Your hosts for the March Campus Observatory Open House are Jon Holtzman, Ethan Dederick, Lauren Kahre, and Emma Dahl.
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm CFTA (Center for the Arts) 209
SHINE: code for everything Tim Fitzpatrick, Artist, Scotland SHINE, ’Code for Everything’ is an on-going art work by Tim Fitzpatrick in collaboration with astronomer Anne-Marie Weijmans of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the...
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Mar 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Science Hall 109
Seismic Inferences of Gas Giant Planets: Excitation & Interiors Ethan Dederick, NMSU Seismology has been the premier tool of study for understanding the interior structure of the Earth, the Sun, and even other stars. In...
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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...
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Apr 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
The quarks in the proton go round and round …
Apr 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Sten Hasselquist, NMSU Abstract
Apr 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Emma Dahl, NMSU Abstract text
Apr 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Kat Barger, Texas Christian University Abstract text
Apr 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Your hosts for the April Campus Observatory Open House are Jason Jackiewicz, Kathryn Steakley, and Laurel Farris.
Apr 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
 Glowing Cosmic Gas at Low and High Redshift
Apr 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
APOGEE and the Milky Way disk
May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
ASTR 598
May 9 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Science Hall 107
Metal Absorption in the Circumgalactic Medium During the Epoch of Reionization Caitlin Doughty, NMSU The characteristics of metal absorption arising from the circumgalactic medium of galaxies have been demonstrated to be related to conditions in...
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May 11 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm BX102
Impact heating of the early Martian climate Kathryn Steakley, NMSU Astronomy The nature of Mars’ ancient climate has been the subject of debate for decades. Abundant geologic evidence suggests that liquid water flowed on the...
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May 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Your hosts for the May Campus Observatory Open House are Nancy Chanover, Trevor Picard, and Drew Chojnowski.
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm AY 119
Chemical Cartography of the Milky Way Michael Hayden, Sydney Institute for Astronomy (NMSU alumnus)
Aug 24 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
NASA, Exoplanets, and Life After NMSU Dawn Gelino, NASA Exoplanet Science Institute, CalTech Abstract:  Are you interested in learning more about the search for life in the Universe? Or perhaps you may be interested in...
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