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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Summer Semester

Friday, June 7th 2013
10:00 am:
Thesis Defense in Physics 236A
Speaker: Minerba Betancourt, University of Minnesota
Subject: Study of Quasi-Elastic Scattering in the NOvA Detector Prototype
This is the public portion of Ms. Betancourt's thesis defense.
Friday, June 14th 2013
09:00 am:
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Saturday, June 15th 2013
09:00 am:
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Sunday, June 16th 2013
09:00 am:
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Wednesday, July 3rd 2013
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Don Lamb, Munich Center for Integrated Protein
Subject: Chaperones and Viruses: What Advanced Fluorescence Microscopy Reveals about Aging and Diseases.
Thursday, July 25th 2013
Speaker: Rachel Bartek --- UC Riverside.
Subject: Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in Z(๐‰๐‰)H(bฦƒ) โ†’eยต bฦƒ
Monday, July 29th 2013
8:00 pm:
Special Public Lecture in Great Hall, Coffman Union
Speaker: Saul Perlmutter, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Subject: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Our Accelerating Universe
Thursday, August 8th 2013
12:00 pm:
REU Poster Session in 216 Physics
Subject: The REU participants will be displaying information on the research they have been conducting this summer.
Friday, August 9th 2013
11:00 am:
Thesis Defense in 435 Physics
Speaker: Sener Ozonder, University of Minnesota
Subject: Rapidity Dependent Initial Energy Density in Heavy Ion Collisions from a Color Glass Condensate Model of QCD
This is the public portion of Mr. Ozonder's thesis defense.
Monday, August 19th 2013
2:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in 157 Physics
Speaker: Ryo Namba, University of Minnesota
Subject: Phenomenology of Particle Production during Inflation

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