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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

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Monday, April 27th 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Mark Pepin - University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Speaker: Alexander Gorsky
Subject: Condensates and instanton-knot duality
Tuesday, April 28th 2015
Speaker: Joseph Sobek, UMN
Subject: To be announced.
There will be no seminar this week.
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
To be announced.
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 110 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
4:30 pm:
CM Journal Club in 236A Tate
Speaker: Ruiqi Xing
Subject: â€‹Spin-Fermion Model for d-wave Superconductivity
Wednesday, April 29th 2015
1:25 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in 435 Physics
Speaker: Dr. Rajan Gupta, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Subject: Probing TeV physics using neutron decays and nEDM
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Leslie Rosenberg, University of Washington
Subject: Searching for Dark-Matter Axions
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, April 30th 2015
Speaker: Vihang Mehta and Claudia Scarlata
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Erich Poppitz (Toronto)
Subject: Confining strings on R^3xS^1
1:15 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: James Kakalios, UMN
Subject: Is the Conductivity in Amorphous Semiconductors Thermally Activated?
Please note: change of time for seminar, in effect for rest of semester.
Friday, May 1st 2015
09:00 am:
Symmetries and Interactions in Topological Matter Workshop in The Commons Hotel/Keller Hall 3-180
Speaker: John Vaillancourt, SOFIA
Subject: The Polarized, Dusty Interstellar Medium
Speaker: Erik Angner, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University
Subject: There Is No Problem of Interpersonal Comparisons
Refreshments served in Room 275 Nicholson Hall at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Speaker: J. Woods Halley, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Saturday, May 2nd 2015
Sunday, May 3rd 2015
Tuesday, May 5th 2015
Speaker: Danqing Deng, UMN
Wednesday, May 6th 2015
Speaker: Frank Pollmann
Subject: Applications of quantum information concepts to quantum many-body systems
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium. 3:35 pm Award Ceremony. 3:50 - 4:50 pm Colloquium
Faculty Host: Fiona Burnell
Thursday, May 7th 2015
Speaker: Brian O'Neill and Bob Gehrz
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Surjeet Rajendran (UC Berkeley)
Subject: TBA
1:15 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Premala Chandra, Rutgers University
Please note: change of time for seminar, in effect for rest of semester.
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Friday, May 8th 2015
Speaker: Josh Feinberg, U Minnesota, Earth Sciences
Thursday, May 14th 2015
1:15 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Gia-Wei Chern, LANL
Please note: change of time for seminar, in effect for rest of semester.
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Thursday, September 10th 2015
7:00 pm:
The 2015 Edythe and Irving Misel Family Lecture Series in McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall
Speaker:  Joseph Polchinski, The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Subject: To be announced.
Thursday, October 1st 2015
08:00 am:
Untitled in Physics
Speaker: D. Basov, UCSD
Speaker: D. Basov, UCSD

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