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Physics Colloquia

Physics colloquia are normally held every Monday at 4 pm during the quarter (except holidays). Typically one speaker each quarter is nominated by the graduate students. Speakers are invited to meet with the Society of Physics Students at 12:30 for pizza on the day of the colloquium.

Physics Colloquia Archive

2018-2019 Colloquia

Date and Time Location Title/Speaker Abstract
Oct 1 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 Physics Town Hall meeting
Blayne Heckel
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Oct 8 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 2018 Nobel Prize mini-symposium: "groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics"
Qi Zhang, Paul Wiggins and Chip Asbury, University of Washington
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Oct 15 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 The Terrestrial Planets of Other Stars
David Charbonneau, Harvard University
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Oct 22 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 Quantum-driven classical optimization
Helmut Katzgraber, Microsoft Research
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Oct 29 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 Dark Matter in Disequilibrium
Mariangela Lisanti, Princeton University
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Nov 5 2018 - 4:00pm PAA A-102 A Photonic Link for Donor Spin Qubits in Silicon
Stephanie Simmons, Simon Fraser University
Abstract
Nov 19 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 Jacobsohn Lecture: Massive black holes and their cosmic backdrop
Marta Volonteri, IAP Paris
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Nov 26 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 Neutrino Properties from Cosmology
Marilena Loverde, SUNY Stony Brook
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Dec 3 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 You may find yourself with a huge particle collider and 17 elementary particles and you may ask yourself... well, how did I get here?
Melissa Franklin, Harvard University
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Jan 28 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 TBA
Wolfgang Ketterle, MIT
Feb 11 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA-102 TBA
Maissam Barkeshli, University of Maryland
Mar 4 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 TBA
Danny Caballero, Michigan State University
Mar 11 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PAA A-102 TBA
Abhay Pasupathy, Columbia University
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