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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, April 22nd 2019

Monday, April 22nd 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Wetzel, UC Davis
Subject: Simulating the Milky Way and its Satellites
2:00 pm:
FTPI Special Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Anthony Zee, UC Santa Barbara
Subject: Some Speculations on the Cosmological Constant Paradox
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Tuesday, April 23rd 2019
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Sheng Tian
Subject: The azimuthal propagation of dipolarization in the inner-magnetosphere
Speaker: Jarvis Haupt and Mike Garwood
Subject: Bringing Compact High-Field MRI Systems to Life through Novel Methods that Tolerate Extreme Field Inhomogeneity
Faculty Host: Vuk Mandic
Wednesday, April 24th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Ming Yi, Rice University
Subject: Role of Orbital Physics in Iron Chalcogenide Superconductors
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Speaker: Chris White, Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Edinburgh
Subject: Reactor Neutrino Physics from the PROSPECT Experiment
Thursday, April 25th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Siddarth Karuka, PhD student in Jochen Mueller’s lab, School of Physics and Astronomy
Subject:  Progress Report: Axial Super-Resolution with Two-Photon Microscopy
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Trevor Knuth and Evan Skillman
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Sanjay Reddy, University of Washington
Subject: Neutron stars come of age
Faculty Host: Joseph Kapusta
Friday, April 26th 2019
11:00 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Physics Tate 301-20
Speaker: Sanjay Reddy, University of Washington
Subject: “Hunting for dark matter with neutron stars”
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Fei Chen
Subject: Signatures of Superconducting Fluctuations on the Nonlinear Susceptibility of Layered Superconductors
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Grant Remmen (UC Berkeley)
Subject: Entropy Bounds on Effective Field Theory from Rotating Dyonic Black Holes
2:30 pm:
Speaker: There will be no colloquium today
Faculty Host: Charles E. Woodward
Speaker: Olivia Weisser, History - University of Massachusetts
Subject: Republic of Venus: Shopping for Venereal Cures in Early Modern London
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Autumn Brower, University of Minnesota
Subject: How computer coaches impact math anxiety in introductory physics students
Speaker: Career Advisory Board Visit + Meet, no seminar this week.

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