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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

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Monday, November 3rd 2014
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Kristy McQuinn, University of Minnesota
Subject: Are We Correctly Measuring the Star Formation in Galaxies?
1:00 pm:
CM Journal Club in 210 Tate
Speaker: Michael Schuett
Subject: Quantum Phase Transitions of Metals in 2+1 Dimensions Part II
Speaker: Alexander Gorsky
Subject: Baryons as Dyonic Instantons
Tuesday, November 4th 2014
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Markus Mueller, ICTP Trieste
Subject: Many-body localization without quenched disorder
NOTE: Change of location for this week only.
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
To be announced.
There will be no seminar this week.
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, November 5th 2014
1:25 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in 435 Physics
Speaker: Zhu Li, University of Minnesota
Subject: Exploration of Nucleosynthesis in Low Mass Supernovae
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Ben Bederson, NYU & Susan Seestrom, Texas A&M
Subject: Hans Courant's 90th Birthday Symposium:Highlights of the Physics Challenges during the Manhattan Project
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Marvin Marshak
Thursday, November 6th 2014
Speaker: Tony Young and Michael Rutkowski
12:15 pm:
Speaker: P. Daniel Meerburg (Princeton U.)
Subject: Beyond slow-roll
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Bharat Jalan, CEMS department, UMN
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Friday, November 7th 2014
Speaker: Florian Niedermann (Munich U.)
Subject: TBA
There is no MIFA Colloquium this week.
There is no HSTM Colloquium this week.
Speaker: John Broadhurst, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Monday, November 10th 2014
08:00 am:
TBA in Physics
Speaker: Yann Mambrini (Universite Paris Sud, Orsay)
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Francois Aubin, U Minnesota
Speaker: Yann Mambrini (Universite Paris-Sud, Orsay)
Subject: TBA
Tuesday, November 11th 2014
Speaker: Jim Napolitano
Subject: Latest Results from the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment
Faculty Host: Dan Cronin-Hennessy
Wednesday, November 12th 2014
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Hari Manoharan, Stanford University
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, November 13th 2014
08:00 am:
Untitled in Physics
Speaker: Bharat Jalan
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Speaker: Dinesh Shenoy and Kyle Willett
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Emilian Dudas (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris)
Subject: TBA
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Hari Manoharan, Stanford University
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Friday, November 14th 2014
Speaker: Kevin Schawinski, ETH Zurich
Subject:  The complex ends of galaxy lives: star formation, black hole feedback and the fate of gas reservoirs
Speaker: Marvin Marshak, University of Minnesota
Monday, November 17th 2014
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Liliya Williams, U Minnesota
Wednesday, November 19th 2014
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Albrecht Karle
Subject: IceCube Neutrinos
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, November 20th 2014
08:00 am:
Untitled in Physics
Speaker: Arkady Levanyuk
Madrid
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Speaker: Karl Young and Amit Kashi
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Asimina Arvanitaki (Perimeter Institute)
Subject: TBA
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: A. P. Levanyuk, Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle
Subject: Phase Transitions and Domain Structures in Thin Ferroelectric Films and Multilayers
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Friday, November 21st 2014
Speaker: Steve Kawaler, Iowa State
Subject: The Kepler Mission's Other Legacy: Space-based Asteroseismology
Speaker: Tarja Knuuttila, Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina
Subject: Modeling, Representing and Experimenting in the Study of Genetic Circuits
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics at 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux, University of Minnesota
Monday, November 24th 2014
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Annalisa Pillepich, Center for Astrophysics
Wednesday, November 26th 2014
3:35 pm:
Subject: Thanksgiving Week
Thursday, November 27th 2014
Speaker: No Journal Club - Thanksgiving
12:15 pm:
Speaker: NO SEMINAR (Thanksgiving)
Friday, November 28th 2014
Speaker: No colloquium - Thanksgiving holiday break
Monday, December 1st 2014
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Larry Rudnick, U Minnesota
Wednesday, December 3rd 2014
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Peter Saulson
Subject: Advanced LIGO
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Vuk Mandic
Thursday, December 4th 2014
Speaker: Vihang Mehta and Larry Rudnick
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Alexander Zhiboedov (Harvard U.)
Subject: TBA
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Gabriel Kotliar, Rutgers University
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Friday, December 5th 2014
Speaker: Thomas Christian Bachlechner
Speaker: Dr. Mark Giampapa, NSO/NOAO
Subject:  Perspectives on the Solar Cycle and Activity in Solar-Type Stars
Speaker: Arthur Daemmrich, University of Kansas, School of Medicine, History and Philosophy of Medicine
Subject: Vulnerable Subjects, Vulnerable Knowledge: Children's Chemical Testing Programs in the United States and European Union
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics at 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Natalia Perkins, University of Minnesota
Wednesday, December 10th 2014
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Agnes Mocsy
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, January 21st 2015
3:35 pm:
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, January 22nd 2015
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Dmitry Reznik, University of Colorado
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, January 28th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Deborah Jin (JILA, University of Colorado)
Subject: TBA
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, January 29th 2015
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Deborah Jin (JILA, University of Colorado)
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, February 4th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Jenny Thomas
Subject: CHIPS neutrino experiment
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, February 5th 2015
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Rebecca Flint, Iowa State
Faculty Host: Fiona Burnell
Wednesday, February 11th 2015
08:00 am:
Untitled in Physics
Thursday, February 12th 2015
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Ian Fisher, Stanford University
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, February 18th 2015
3:35 pm:
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, February 19th 2015
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Victor Gurare, University of Colorado - Boulder
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Wednesday, February 25th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Adam Cohen, Harvard University
Subject: TBA
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, February 26th 2015
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Brian Andersen, University of Copenhagen
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, March 4th 2015
3:35 pm:
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, March 11th 2015
3:35 pm:
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, March 18th 2015
3:35 pm:
Subject: Spring Break - No colloquium
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, March 25th 2015
3:35 pm:
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, April 1st 2015
08:00 am:
Untitled in Physics
3:35 pm:
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, April 8th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Steve Kivelson, Stanford University
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, April 9th 2015
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Steve Kivelson, Stanford University
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, April 15th 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker:  Reinhardt. Schuhmann, American Physical Society
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, April 22nd 2015
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Margaret Geller
Subject: Van Vleck
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, April 23rd 2015
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Alan Goldman, Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, April 29th 2015
3:35 pm:
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Wednesday, May 6th 2015
3:35 pm:
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium

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