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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, January 22nd 2018

Monday, January 22nd 2018
1:25 pm:
To be announced.
Tuesday, January 23rd 2018
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
To be announced.
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Chun Shen, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Subject: Going with the flow— the nuclear phase diagram at the highest temperatures and densities
Wednesday, January 24th 2018
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Fiona Burnell (University of Minnesota)
Subject: Signatures of gapless boundary modes in Kitaev spin liquids
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Thursday, January 25th 2018
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Ryan Marshall, UMN
Subject: Rapid and scalable characterization of CRISPR technologies using a cell-free transcription-translation system (TXTL)
There will be no colloquium this week
Friday, January 26th 2018
10:10 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
There will be a special nuclear physics seminar on Tuesday this week.
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Nicholas Lewellyn
Subject: Magnetic Field tuned superconductor-metal transition in InOx
Speaker: Jorn Kersten (Bergen U., Norway)
Subject: Late Kinetic Decoupling and Self-Interacting Dark Matter
Speaker: No colloquium this week.
Speaker: Nancy Tomes, Department of History, Stony Brook University
Subject: "’Recovery’ as Concept, Model, and Movement in the Mental Health Field: the Challenge of Writing a ‘History of the Present’"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Miranda Straub
Subject:  Instructor beliefs about homework
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Ke Wang, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantum Control in 2D Van der Waals Nanostructures

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