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Department Colloquia Spring 2010

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.

January 15
Dr. Josh Frieman
Theoretical Astrophysics, Fermilab
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago
Probing Dark Energy: Results from the SDSS-II Supernova Survey
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

January 22
Dr. John Harton
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Colorado State University
Measuring the Highest Energy Particles in the Universe - Results from the Pierre Auger Observatory
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

January 29 - cancelled, to be rescheduled -
Dr. Jaime Fernandez-Baca
Neutron Scattering Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee
Neutron scattering studies of the magnetic interactions in the geometrically frustrated triangular lattice antiferromagnet CuFeO2
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Gang Cao

February 5
Dr. Cristiano Galbiati
Department of Physics
Princeton University
A Walk on the Dark Side
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Brad Plaster

February 12
Dr. Jocelyn Monroe
Department of Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hints and Traces: Chasing the Dark Matter Wind
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renee Fatemi

February 19 - cancelled, to be rescheduled -
Dr. Chris Greene
Fellow of JILA
Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder
Seeing the biggest little molecules in Nature
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Mike Cavagnero

February 26
Dr. Brian R. Kent
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Gas in Nearby Galaxies: From Our Galaxy to the Virgo Cluster
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Moshe Elitzur

March 5
Room changed to CP153
Dr. Mark Kruse
Department of Physics
Duke University
Particle Physics at the Energy Frontier: Status and prospects for discovery at the Large Hadron Collider
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renee Fatemi

March 12
No Colloquium

March 19
No Colloquium
Academic Recess -- Spring Break

March 26
Dr. Shamit Kachru
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
Illuminating strongly coupled field theories with black holes
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Al Shapere

April 2
Dr. Toby Burnett
Department of Physics
University of Washington, Seattle
A new window on the Universe: results from the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope's first year and a half
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

April 9
Dr. Aron Pinczuk
Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Department of Physics
Columbia University
Quantum Hall Phases ``Seen'' as Quantum Liquids
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

April 16
Dr. Blayne Heckel
Department of Physics
University of Washington, Seattle
Recent Results from a Search for the Permanent Electric Dipole Moment (EDM) of 199Hg
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

April 22* • Van Winter Lecture
Dr. Chris Hill
Theoretical Physics
Fermilab
Gauge and Gravitational Anomalies
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

April 23
Dr. Chris Hill
Theoretical Physics
Fermilab
Symmetry and the Origin of Mass
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

April 30
Dr. Bob Wiringa
Physics Division
Argonne National Laboratory
Nuclear Quantum Monte Carlo
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

 

Spring 2010 Colloquium Schedule
Fall 2009 Colloquium Schedule

The following seminar links will open in new windows:
Astrophysics Seminar Schedule
Condensed Matter Seminar Schedule
Nuclear Physics Seminar Schedule
String Theory Seminar
High Energy and Particle Theory Seminar Schedule
Center for Computational Sciences Seminar
The Van Winter Lectureship in Mathematical Physics