University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

Fall Semester

Wednesday, September 9th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Daniel Cronin-Hennessy
Subject: Neutrinos@Minnesota
Wednesday, September 16th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Michael Zudov
Subject: Magnetotransport in quantum Hall systems in very high Landau levels
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, September 23rd 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Professor Ian Shipsey, Purdue University
Subject: Bionic Hearing:the Science and the Experience
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, September 30th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Costas Soukoulis, Iowa State University, Ames Lab and Dept. of Physics
Subject: Bending Back Light: The Science of Negative Index Materials
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, October 7th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Helen Quinn, Stanford University
Subject: The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, October 14th 2009
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg, University of Minnesota
Subject:  A Microscopic Understanding of Exchange Anisotropy in Fe/MnF_2 Bilayers
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, October 21st 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Kent, Irwin, NIST
Subject: Superconducting detectors: from nuclear non-proliferation to cosmology
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, October 28th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Professor Ikaros Bigi, University of Notre Dame
Subject: The Cathedral Builder's Paradigm' or `Studies of Heavy Flavour Dynamics: Its Glorious Past and Equally Promising Future
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, November 4th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Alexander Heger, University of Minnesota
Subject: The Deaths of the Biggest Stars
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, November 11th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Brian Anderson, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
Subject: Lessons in extreme solar wind-planetary interactions at Mercury: Results from the three MESSENGER flybys in anticipation of orbital observations in 2011
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, November 18th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Jeremy Levy, University of Pittsburgh
Subject: Oxide Nanoelectronics
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, November 25th 2009
3:35 pm:
No colloquium this week. Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, December 2nd 2009
3:35 pm:
There will be no colloquium this week.
Wednesday, December 9th 2009
3:35 pm:
There will be no colloquium this week.
Wednesday, December 16th 2009
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Roger Rusack, University of Minnesota
Subject: The Startup of the Large Hadron Collider and First Observations from CMS
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium

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