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Week of Monday, September 15th 2014

Monday, September 15th 2014
12:15 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 16th 2014
Speaker: Samuel Ducatman, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic order of FeTe Compounds
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
To be announced.
To be announced.
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Marc Riedel, University of Minnesota
Subject: Towards a Computer Engineering Discipline based on DNA
7:00 pm:
Misel Public Lecture in McNamara Alumni Center
Speaker: Andrei Linde, Stanford University
Subject: Universe or Multiverse?
Faculty Host: Keith Olive
Wednesday, September 17th 2014
10:30 am:
Thesis Defense in PAN 110
Speaker: Jeff Klein
Subject: Design, Implementation, and Calibration of Half-Wave Plate Polarimetry for the E and B Experiment
This is the public portion of Mr. Klein's thesis defense.
1:25 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in 435 Physics
Speaker: Clint Young, University of Minnesota
Subject: Hydrodynamical fluctuations of the universe
Speaker: Andrei Linde, Stanford University
Subject: Inflation and cosmological attractors
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Thursday, September 18th 2014
Speaker: Soroush Sotoudeh and Terry Jones
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Haruki Watanabe (U. California, Berkeley)
Subject: Nambu-Goldstone bosons in nonrelativistic systems
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Wei Pan, Sandia National Labs
Subject: Old issues in the quantum Hall effect revisited
Faculty Host: Michael Zudov
Friday, September 19th 2014
Speaker: No colloquium
Subject: See Misel lecture Sept 16th and SPA colloquium Sept. 17th
Speaker: Karen Detlefsen, Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
Subject: Generation, Individuation, and Teleology: Malebranche's and Leibniz's Divergent Theories of Pre-formation
Refreshments served in Room 275 Nicholson Hall at 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Andrey Chubukov, University of Minnesota
Subject: Superconductivity -- what is super about it

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