Events Calendar

2018-2019 Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

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

7  Sept.  “Field Day/Welcome Back Party”
14 Sept. Brian Keating, UC San Diego
Title: “Fundamental Physics from the Cosmic Microwave Background”
14 Sept. Brian Keating, UC San Diego
Title: “Losing the Nobel Prize: A Cosmic Memoir”
Public Lecture in Wege at 8:00PM
21 Sept. Sara Hashmi, Yale
Title: “Nanoscale Properties Control Bulk Dynamics”
27 Sept.

Alan Aspuru-Guzik, University of Toronto

“Quantum Computing: Today and Tomorrow” at 4:30pm (Wege Auditorium, Chemistry Bldg)

28 Sept. Ivan Deutsch, University of New Mexico
Title: “Breaking Heisenberg:  Controlling the Quantum World”
5 Oct.  “Physics After Williams”
12 Oct.
18 Oct. Marek Demianski, University of Warsaw and Williams College
Sigma Xi Fall Lecture Series
“Gravitational Waves:  A New Window on the Universe”
Wege Auditorium, 4:15PM
19 Oct. Marek Demianski, University of Warsaw and Williams College
Sigma Xi Fall Lecture Series
“Gravitational Waves:  A New Window on the Universe”
Wege Auditorium, 4:15PM
19 Oct. Crystal Noel, UC Berkeley
Title:  “Ion Traps for Quantum Computing”
26 Oct. Seth Fraden, Brandeis
Title: Engineering reaction–diffusion networks
with properties of neural tissue”
2 Nov. Michael Murrell, Yale
Title: “Forcing cells into shape”
2 Nov. Marcia Bartusiak, MIT Science Writer
Title:  “Dispatches from Planet 3”
TPL 205 at 4PM
9 Nov. Michael Littman, Princeton
Title: “tunable lasers”
15 Nov. Marcelo Terra Cunha, University of Campinas, Brazil
Title:  TBA
4:15 PM, TPL 205
16 Nov.
7 Dec. Jenny Ross, UMass Amherst
Title: “Microtubule Biophysics”
10 Dec. “Thesis Student Talks”
22 Feb. Thomas Weinacht, Stony Brook
Title:  “Time Resolved Spectroscopy of Molecular Dynamics”
1 March Nathan Schine, University of Chicago
Title:  “Cold Topological Atoms”
26 April Jaime Cardenas, University of Rochester
Title:  TBA

 

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