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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, October 21st 2019

Monday, October 21st 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Razi Emami Meibody, Harvard CfA
Subject:  Multi-Wavelength Observatories: New probes of GWs from the Center of Galaxies
Faculty Host: Patrick Kelly
1:25 pm:
Speaker:  William J. Nuttall (The Open University, UK)
Subject: Decarbonizing Heat and Transport – a role for hydrogen from natural gas?
Tuesday, October 22nd 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Joe Kapusta, University of Minnesota
Subject: Relaxation Time for Strange Quark Spin in Rotating Quark-Gluon Plasma
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Trevor Knuth
Subject: Current Status of the UMN SmallSat Research Lab
Speaker: Jeannine Cavender Bares
Subject: Detecting plant biodiversity across scales using hyperspectral sensors
Wednesday, October 23rd 2019
12:20 pm:
Thesis Defense in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Justin Wilmert, University of Minnesota
Subject: Constraining Inflationary B-modes with the BICEP/Keck Array Telescopes
This is public portion of Mr. Willmert's thesis defense. His advisor is Clem Pryke.
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Andrei Bernevig, Princeton University
Subject: Exact Eigenstates in Non-Integrable Systems: A violation of ETH
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Thursday, October 24th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Rayna Addabbo, UMN
Subject: The complementary role of co- and post-translational events in de novo protein synthesis
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Nathan Eggen and Patrick Kelly
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Christopher Monroe, University of Maryland and IonQ, Inc.
Subject: Quantum Computing with Atoms
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Friday, October 25th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Rob Sponsel
Subject: "Random Telegraph Noise in Ferromagnetic Garnets".
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Speaker: Ryan Janish (UC Berkeley)
Subject: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Pepi Fabbiano, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Subject: 20 Years of X-ray Observations with Chandra
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Aleksey Cherman
Subject: Superfluid Surprises
to be announced

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