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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 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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Sep 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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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 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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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 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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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 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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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 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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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 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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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 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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Oct 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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Nov 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
How to Take Pictures of Baby Planets Kate Follette, Amherst College Of the thousands of known extrasolar planets, why are the dozen or so directly imaged exoplanets among the most important despite their apparently anomalous...
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Nov 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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Nov 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Rethinking the Fundamentals of Classical Nova Explosions Laura Chomiuk, MSU Over the past few years, a revolution has been taking place in our understanding of classical novae, largely driven by the discovery of GeV gamma-rays...
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Nov 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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Nov 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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Nov 30 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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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...
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Jan 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Multi-Messenger EM-GW Astronomy: The View from the Radio End of the EM Spectrum Dale Frail, NRAO Abstract: With the discovery of gravitational waves and electromagnetic radiation from the binary neutron star merger GW170817, the era...
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Feb 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Domenici Hall
The AAVSO Program: A Resource for Variable Star Research Stella Kafka, AAVSO The AAVSO was formed in 1911 as a group of US-based amateur observers obtaining data in support of professional astronomy projects. Now, it...
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Mar 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Mar 4 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Mar 11 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Mar 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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