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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, March 26th 2018

Monday, March 26th 2018
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Liliya L.R. Williams, UMN
Subject: Relaxation of dark matter halos: distribution in energy and angular momentum
Tuesday, March 27th 2018
Speaker: Michael Fogler, University of California, San Diego
Subject: Hyperbolic waves in Nature: from nano to Ter(r)a
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Wednesday, March 28th 2018
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Paul Canfield (Iowa State)
Subject: Synthesis as the Heart of New Materials Physics
Note special time: seminar starts at 2:30 (not 1:25)
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
3:30 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Physics 201-20
Speaker: Barry Mauk, APL
Subject: Comparing the energetic particle populations of planetary magnetospheres
Faculty Host: Robert Lysak
To be announced.
Thursday, March 29th 2018
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Wesley Errington, Molecular Cell Engineering Laboratory, University of Minnesota
Subject: Integrating experimental and computational approaches to elucidate mechanisms of binding in multivalent proteins
Speaker: Brian O'Neill
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Barry Mauk, APL
Subject: New perspectives on Jupiter’s novel space environment and aurora from NASA’s Juno mission
Faculty Host: Robert Lysak
Friday, March 30th 2018
10:10 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
There will be no seminar this week.
12:20 pm:
To be announced.
Speaker: Hooman Davoudiasl (Brookhaven)
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Lou Stolger, Space Telescope
Subject: The Rates of Supernovae, Far and Near
Speaker: Susan Rensing, Department of Women's & Gender Studies, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Subject: HSTM Alumni Lecture - "‘A Coldly Scientific Venture’: Unwed Mothers and the Eugenic Baby Panic"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Jie Yang (PER Group from University of Minnesota)
Subject: Quantify the difficulty of physics problems

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