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Week of Monday, November 17th 2014

Monday, November 17th 2014
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Kevin Sebesta, University of Minnesota
Subject: "Gravitational Lensing Cluster Mass Reconstruction in the Hubble Frontier Fields
1:00 pm:
CM Journal Club in 210 Tate
Speaker: Ruiqi Xing
Subject: Friedel Oscillation and Kohn-Luttinger effect
Tuesday, November 18th 2014
Speaker: Andrew Galkiewicz, University of Minnesota
Subject: Domain wall dynamics in the thermally activated regime
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Xiangwei Tang, University of Minnesota
Subject: First simultaneous observations of lower-hybrid, whistler-mode, electrostatic solitary, and electron cyclotron waves
Speaker: Alberto Belloni
Subject: Looking toward 2025: preparing the CMS hadronic calorimeter for the High-Luminosity LHC runs
Faculty Host: Jeremiah Mans
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, November 19th 2014
1:25 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in 435 Physics
Speaker:  Zhen Yuan, University of Minnesota
Subject: Chemical Evolution Model of Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Albrecht Karle
Subject: The hunt for high energy neutrinos with IceCube - more evidence for their astrophysical origin
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, November 20th 2014
Speaker: Karl Young and Amit Kashi
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Asimina Arvanitaki (Perimeter Institute)
Subject: The Highs and Lows of the QCD Axion
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: A. P. Levanyuk, Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle
Subject: Phase Transitions and Domain Structures in Thin Ferroelectric Films and Multilayers
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Friday, November 21st 2014
Speaker: Steve Kawaler, Iowa State
Subject: The Kepler Mission's Other Legacy: Space-based Asteroseismology
Speaker: Tarja Knuuttila, Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina
Subject: Modeling, Representing and Experimenting in the Study of Genetic Circuits
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics at 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux, University of Minnesota
Subject: Synthesis of a minimal cell: from gene circuits to self-assembly.

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