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Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AY 119
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Sep 27 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Promoting Graduate Student Wellness: A Guide for Faculty and Staff Marie Zubiate, Aggie Health and Wellness Center As graduate students demonstrate signs of emotional and psychological distress, faculty and staff play an important role in...
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Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AY 119
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Oct 4 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The SPLASH Survey of the Andromeda Galaxy Raja Guhathurkurta, University of California, Santa Cruz Our nearest large spiral galaxy neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy (M31), and its dwarf satellites, offer a panoramic yet detailed view of...
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Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm BX102, Tombaugh Observatory
CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Host: James McAteer. Assisted by Sean Sellers, Alec Herczeg, Alexander Stone-MartinezShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Solving the Puzzles of the Moon Shun Karato, Yale University After 50 years from the first landing of men on the Moon, about 380 kg of samples were collected by the Apollo mission. Chemical analyses...
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Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm BX102, Tombaugh Observatory
Host: Kristian Finlator. Assisted by Bryson Stemock, Julie Imig, Oana Vesa Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Galaxy Evolution in a Computer Box, or “How to turn a PhD on Theoretical Galaxy Evolution into a Scientific Programming Career with NASA” Jacob Vander Vliet, NASA/SOFIA I graduated from NMSU in 2017 with a...
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Nov 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Using every photon to learn about the physics of solar plasmas Phil Judge, High Altitude Observatory, Boulder CO. The Sun has traditionally been the Rosetta Stone that can overcome the gap in regimes between laboratory...
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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...
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Dec 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Revealing reionization with the thermal history of the intergalactic medium Elisa Boera, SISSA Trieste During hydrogen reionization the UV radiation from the first luminous sources injected vast amount of energy into the intergalactic medium, photo-heating...
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Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm BX102, Tombaugh Observatory
Host: Jon Holtzman. Assisted by Caitlin Doughty, Minje Beom, Emma Dahl Pre-observing talk at 7:00 in Biology Annex Room 102. Observing at Tombaugh Campus Observatory starts at 7:30. Visitors can attend either or both! Share...
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Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bosque Brewing Las Cruces Public House
Join us for the inaugural Las Cruces chapter of Astronomy on Tap! Join local astronomers from the NMSU Astronomy Department for a night of fun, accessible space-related presentations, games, and prizes. Please RSVP on the...
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Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm BX102, Tombaugh Observatory
Host: Chris Churchill. Assisted by Jeremy Emmett, Farhan Hasan, Manny Canas Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm MH 85
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Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm MH 85
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Feb 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Feb 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm BX102
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Feb 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Domenici Hall 006
A Multi-Wavelength Study of the Evolution of Solar Flares Sean Sellers, NMSU  Share this:TweetPrint
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 575 Cruces Crafted Cocktails
Join us for the second round of Astronomy on Tap: Las Cruces! Join local astronomers from the NMSU Astronomy Department for a night of fun, accessible space-related presentations, games, and prizes. You can access the...
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Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm BX102, Tombaugh Observatory
Host: Nancy Chanover. Assisted by Jodi Berdis, Annie Hedlund, Harrison Cook Share this:TweetPrint
Mar 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Galaxy Evolution from Large Surveys of Nearby Resolved Galaxies Karen Masters (Haverford College, Spokesperson for SDSS-IV) Abstract: The morphology of a galaxy provides information on the orbits of stars within it. As such, important clues...
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Mar 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Apr 3 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Online
Dependence upon Obliquity of the Formation of Martian PLD Vertical Structure Jeremy Emmett, NMSU Mars’ polar layered deposits (PLD) are comprised of layers of varying dust-to-water ice volume mixing ratios (VMR) that are thought to...
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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...
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Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Remote
Planet formation in protoplanetary discs around young stars Anders Johansen (Lund University, Sweden) Planets form in protoplanetary discs around young stars as dust and ice particles collide to form larger and larger bodies. I will...
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May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Remote via Zoom
Enhancing Time-Dependent Solar Wind Models to Constrain Effects on Non-Magnetized Planetary Atmospherese Sarah Kovac, NMSU The Sun generates a solar wind of particles which propagate throughout the solar system and can be modeled using magnetohydrodynamics...
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