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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, February 12th 2018

Monday, February 12th 2018
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Lawrence Rudnick, UMN
Subject: The Stormy Life of Galaxy Clusters
3:30 pm:
Speaker: Katherine Freese
Subject: The Dark Matter in the Universe
Candidate for FTPI Faculty Position
Faculty Host: Keith Olive
Tuesday, February 13th 2018
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
There will be no seminar this week.
1:00 pm:
FTPI Special Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Katherine Freese
Subject:  Inflationary Cosmology: Theoretical Developments and Status in light of Cosmic Microwave Background Data
Candidate for FTPI Faculty Position
Faculty Host: Keith Olive
3:30 pm:
Speaker: Maria Navarro Gastiasoro, University of Minnesota
Subject: "Superconductivity in Strontium Titanate"
Wednesday, February 14th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Damjan Pelc (University of Minnesota)
Subject: Inhomogeneous charge localization in the cuprates
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
To be announced.
Thursday, February 15th 2018
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jasmine Foo, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
Subject: Impact of the tumor microenvironment on drug resistance in cancer
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Mark Saffman (University of Wisconsin)
Subject: Quantum computing with simple and complex atoms
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Friday, February 16th 2018
10:10 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
There will be no seminar this week.
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Jianlong Fu
Subject: Majorana representations of spin and the Kitaev honeycomb model
Speaker: No seminar this week
Speaker: Evan Skillman, MIfA
Subject: The Resolved Stellar Populations JWST Early Release Science Program
Speaker: Cynthia Connolly, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Subject: "A 'Big Business Built for Little Customers:' Children and the Flavored Aspirin Market in the United States, 1948–1973"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Paul Crowell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spin Transport and Dynamics in Metals and Semiconductors

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