Calendar

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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Aug 31 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Stellar Winds and Stellar Rotation Don Terndrup, Ohio State University For more than 50 years, we have known that stars rotate quickly when they are young and slow down as they age.  This process gives...
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Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Domenici Hall Room 102
The Chemical Composition and Dynamics of Titan’s Atmosphere as Revealed by ALMA Alexander Thelen, NMSU Over the last century, remarkable advances in our understanding of Titan’s atmosphere have been accomplished by a campaign of ground-...
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Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Host: Chris Churchill. Assisted by Trevor Picard, Lauren Kahre, and Ali Hyder
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...
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Sep 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Ap Stars
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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Oct 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Red giants, eclipsing binaries, and asteroseismology. Patrick Gaulme, Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Oct 12 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer: Design Details and Progress towards First Light with UT#1 Michelle Creech-Eakman, New Mexico Tech The Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer (MROI), a 10-telescope optical/near-IR interferometer in central NM, has been conceived...
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Oct 19 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Understanding How Galaxies Reionized the Universe  Sanchayeeta Borthakur, Arizona State University Identifying the population of galaxies that was responsible for the reionization of the universe is a long-standing quest in astronomy. While young stars can...
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Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Host: James McAteer. Assisted by Laurel Farris, Kristen Luchsinger, and Matthew Varakian
Nov 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Kate Follette, Amherst College Abstract text
Nov 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Laura Chomiuk, MSU Abstract text
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Host: Moire Prescott. Assisted by Emma Dahl, Drew Chojnowski, and Oana Vesa.
Nov 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Nov 30 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Dec 7 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Host: Jason Jackiewicz. Assisted by Jeremy Emmett, Caitlin Doughty, and Annie Hedlund.
Jan 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Megan Reiter, UK Astronomy Technology Centre – Edinburgh Abstract text
Jan 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Feb 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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