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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

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Thursday, April 19th 2018
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Victoria Kaspi, McGill University.
Subject: Astronomy's Newest Extragalactic Mystery: Fast Radio Bursts!
Friday, April 20th 2018
10:10 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
There will be no seminar this week.
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Hanteng Wang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Interplay between interaction and disorder: Existence of many-body mobility edge in a modified Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev model.
Speaker: Nobuchika Okada (U. Alabama)
Subject: SU(5) x U(1)_X grand unification with Minimal Seesaw and Z′-portal dark matter
Speaker: No colloquium - See info for the Kaufmanis Public Lecture on the 18th
Speaker: Roberta Humphreys, Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics, University of Minnesota
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Jennifer Docktor, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Dept. of Physics
Subject: Using the Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning Framework to Develop Prospective Teachers’ Scientific Explanations in Physics
4:40 pm:
Career Panel in Tate 120
Subject: Careers in Industry and Academia for Physics PhDs
Everyone welcome, see abstract for full information.
Monday, April 23rd 2018
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Qi Wen, UMN
Subject: Broadband anti-reflection coatings using “moth-eye” structures in millimeter and submillimeter astronomy
Faculty Host: Shaul Hanany
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Irene Moskowitz (University of Minnesota)
Subject: Bolometer Response to Elevation Angle in EBEX: How can we detect evidence of inflation in the early universe?
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Wednesday, April 25th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Vlad Pribiag (University of Minnesota)
Subject: Spin-Dependent Transport and Superconductivity in SrTiO3-Based Heterostructures
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Thursday, April 26th 2018
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Gianluigi Veglia, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, University of Minnesota
Speaker: Sourabh Chauhan
3:35 pm:
Speaker: John Bush, MIT
Subject: Hydrodynamic quantum analogs
Faculty Host: J. Woods Halley
Friday, April 27th 2018
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Mustafa Amin (Rice U)
Subject: TBA
2:00 pm:
Speaker: Masaaki Matsuda, ORNL
Subject: Magnetic correlations in the vicinity of the superconducting state in CrAs and MnP
PLEASE NOTE TIME AND DATE CHANGE FOR THIS SEMINAR.
Speaker: Dr. Christian Veillet, Large Binocula Telescope Observatory (LBTO)
Faculty Host: Charles E. Woodward
Speaker: Richard Samuels, Department of Philosophy, The Ohio State University
Subject: "How to Acquire Number Concepts: A New Puzzle (With Stewart Shapiro and Eric Snyder)"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Monday, April 30th 2018
12:15 pm:
Faculty Host: M. Claudia Scarlata
Thursday, May 3rd 2018
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Ibrahim Cisse, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Speaker: Jamie Cheshire and Pat Kelly
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Jeffrey Bub, Maryland
Subject: Discussions Over a Beer: Bohr, Einstein, Bell, and all that
Faculty Host: Michel Janssen
Friday, May 4th 2018
09:00 am:
Friday, May 4 - Sunday, May 6 2018
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Speaker: Yanou Cui (U. California, Riverside)
Subject: Cosmic Archaeology with Gravitational Waves from Cosmic Strings
Speaker: Dr. Silvia Protoppa, U. Maryland
Subject: Probing the Formation and Evolution of the Solar System Through Compositional Analysis
Faculty Host: Charles E. Woodward
Saturday, May 5th 2018
09:00 am:
Friday, May 4 - Sunday, May 6 2018
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Sunday, May 6th 2018
08:00 am:
Friday, May 4 - Sunday, May 6 2018
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Thursday, May 10th 2018
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker:  Hyun Youk, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, TU Delft, Netherlands
Tuesday, May 15th 2018
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Yuan Li, Peking University
Subject:  Topological Spin Excitations in a Highly Interconnected 3D Spin Lattice
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Wednesday, May 16th 2018
09:00 am:
Wednesday, May 16 - Saturday, May 19 2018
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Thursday, May 17th 2018
09:00 am:
Wednesday, May 16 - Saturday, May 19 2018
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Friday, May 18th 2018
09:00 am:
Wednesday, May 16 - Saturday, May 19 2018
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Saturday, May 19th 2018
08:00 am:
Wednesday, May 16 - Saturday, May 19 2018
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov

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