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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, October 14th 2019

Monday, October 14th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Zach Pace, U-Wisconsin, Madison
Subject:  Kiloparsec-resolved and galaxy-integrated stellar masses in the SDSS-IV/MaNGA survey
Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson
Tuesday, October 15th 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Alessandro Roggero, University of Washington
Subject: Quantum Computing for Nuclear Physics
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Sheng Tian
Subject: Observations on MHD-scale properties of dipolarization in the earth's magnetosphere during geomagnetic storms"
1:25 pm:
Special Public Lecture in B-75 Amundson Hall
Speaker: Sabine Hossenfelder Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
Subject: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray
3:30 pm:
CESTA Seminar in 110 PAN
Speaker: Joey Talghader, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UMN
Subject: Distributed Sensing: When are our sensors too small to be smart?
Wednesday, October 16th 2019
Speaker: Mingda Li, MIT, Nuclear Science and Engineering
Subject: Quantized Dislocations
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Speaker: Mingda Li, MIT, Nuclear Science and Engineering
Subject: Quantized Dislocations
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
7:00 pm:
14th Annual Misel Family Lecture in McNamara Alumni Center 
Speaker: Professor Charles M. Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute
Subject: “Quantum Computing: Why, How, and When”
Thursday, October 17th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jared Hennen, UMN, Mueller Lab
Subject: Protein mobility and local volume fluctuations identify membrane binding of proteins within the sub-resolution structure of the nuclear envelope
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Trevor Knuth and Claudia Scarlata
3:35 pm:
14th Annual Misel Colloquium in Tate Hall B50
Speaker: Professor Charles M. Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute
Subject: “Majorana zero modes: a new kind of ‘particle’, and where it can be found”
Friday, October 18th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dmitry Chichinadze
Subject: "Possible origin of nematic superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene".
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Edgar Shaghoulian (Cornell U.)
Subject: TBA
2:30 pm:
No Colloquium. Physics Colloquium speaker Thurs: Charles M. Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Cynthia Cattell
Subject: Understanding particle acceleration is space plasmas using radio waves and lab plasma experiments

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