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Events Calendar

2016-2017 Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

Unless otherwise noted, all talks take place at 2:30 p.m. in Thompson Physical Laboratory 205.

9 Sept.  “Field Day” kick off party
16 Sept. Physics and Astronomy Departments
Title:  “Physics Beyond Williams:  grad school, jobs”
23 Sept. Scott Olesen ’10, MIT
Title: “Discovering hidden ecological relationships between bacteria using modeling and statistics”
30 Sept. Alipasha Vaziri, Rockefeller University
Title: “Direct detection of a single photons by humans”
7 Oct.  Ashay Patel, Emily Stump, Jack Scaletta, Maria Prado
Title:  “Off-Campus Summer Research”
14 Oct.  Mountain Day contingency
21 Oct.
28 Oct. Jeff Linsky, University of Colorado
Title:  “UV and X-Ray Emission from exoplanet host stars:  Results of the muscles HST Survey and photochemistry in exoplanet atmospheres”
Time/Place:  1PM, TPL 205
4 Nov. Amar Vutha, University of Toronto
Title:  “Time in the tides of gravity”
11 Nov. Dave Kaiser, MIT
Title: “How the hippies saved physics”
18 Nov. Duffy Turner, NYU
Title:  “Experimental Detection of Branching at a Conical Intersection”
2 Dec.
 12 Dec.  Thesis Progress Reports
3 Feb. “All About Research”
Physics and Astronomy Faculty
10 Feb. Robert Wittenmyer ’98, University of New South Wales
Title:  “Exoplanets”
24 Feb.
28 Feb  Joint colloquium with Computer Science
William Bialek
3 March
10 March
7 April Leon Golub, Harvard
Title:  TBA
14 April Darine El Haddad, NIST
Title:  “Planck’s constant, the NIST-4 Watt Balance, and the future of the kilogram”
21 April Shanhui Fan, Stanford University
Title:  TBA
28 April
 5 May Amy Banzaert, Wellesley College
Title:  TBA
12 May

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