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Physics and Astronomy

Department Colloquia Fall 2012

Chem-Phys 155
Fridays 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Refreshments are served in Chem-Phys 155 at 3:15 PM

Colloquia distinguished by a shift in time or place are indicated by an *. Please see the accompanying links for details.

Some links may not be active until the week of the talk.

August 24
Dr. Alfred Shapere
University of Kentucky
Time Crystals
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

August 31
Dr. Kam-Biu Luk
University of California, Berkeley
Pinning down the Smallest Kind of Neutrino Oscillation
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renee Fatemi

September 7
Dr. Marcos Rigol
Goergetown University
Relaxation dynamics and thermalization in isolated quantum systems
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

September 14
Dr. Renee Fatemi
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Deconstructing the Partonic Origins of the Proton Spin
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

September 21
No Colloquium

September 28
Colloquium Cancelled

October 5
Dr. Chris Crawford
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Fundamental nuclear symmetries meet classical electrodynamic symmetries at the SNS.
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

October 12
Dr. Jacquiline van Gorkom
Columbia University
From Voids to Clusters:Gas and Galaxy Evolution in the Local Universe
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Isaac Shlosman

October 19
Dr. Savvas Koushiappas
Brown University
Searching for a WIMP signal in the gamma-ray sky: Current status, results and challenges.
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

October 26
No Colloquium


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Faculty Host:

November 2
Dr. Carlos Wagner
Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago
Higgs Discovery : Implications for Particle Physics
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Alfred Shapere

November 9
Dr. Mike Pennington
Jefferson Lab
Glimpsing color in a world of black and white
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Keh-Fei Liu

November 16
Dr. Brad Marston
Brown University
The Quantum and Fluid Mechanics of Global Warming
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

November 23
No Colloquium
Academic Recess Thanksgiving

November 30
Dr. Mitchell Begelman
JILA
University of Colorado, Boulder
Cosmic Linear Accelerators: Extreme Reconnection and other Surprises from the Crab Nebula
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Isaac Shlosman

December 7
Dr. Dam Thanh Son
University of Chicago
Viscosity, quark gluon plasma, and string theory
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

 

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