University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, September 16th 2019

Monday, September 16th 2019
12:15 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Professor Hisao Suzuki, Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics, Director of General Education, Deputy Director General Institute for the Advancement of Higher Education Hokkaido University
Subject: Physics Education in Japan and Hokkaido University
Tuesday, September 17th 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Sanjana Curtis, North Carolina State University
Subject: Nucleosynthesis in core-collapse supernovae
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: no seminar this week
To be announced.
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, September 18th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Gabor Halasz, ORNL
Subject:  Vison crystals in an extended Kitaev honeycomb model
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Thursday, September 19th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Chiranjib Banerjee, UMN, Puchner Lab
Subject: Quantitative super-resolution analysis of ULK1 oligomeric states and cellular localization
Faculty Host: Elias Puchner
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Sharan Banagiri
Subject:  Observation of the Vela pulsar glitch and modeling rotational evolution
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Leon Glass, McGill University
Subject: "Evolution and robustness in genetic networks"
Faculty Host: Jorge Vinals
Friday, September 20th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Bill Peria
Subject: Magnetization damping in half-metallic Heusler alloys
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Luca Delacretaz (U. Chicago)
Subject: Spontaneous symmetry breaking as a higher-form anomaly
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Colby Haggerty, University of Chicago
Subject: Hybrid Plasma Simulations of the Acceleration and Back-Reaction of Cosmic Rays on Astrophysical Shocks
Faculty Host: Thomas W. Jones
Speaker: Deborah Coen, Department of History, Yale University
Subject: Reimagining the History of Climate Science
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Pat Kelly
Subject: Many Extremely Magnified Individual Stars as Probes of Dark Matter and Stellar Populations to Redshift z~2

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