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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, February 26th 2018

Tuesday, February 27th 2018
3:30 pm:
Speaker: Samuel Lederer, MIT
Subject: High temperature superconductivity and strange metal behavior near a metallic quantum critical point
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Wednesday, February 28th 2018
4:30 pm:
See Joint Quantum Materials & Condensed Matter Seminar on Thursday this week only.
Thursday, March 1st 2018
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Tanner Akkin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Subject: Development of a Serial Optical Coherence Scanner for Visualizing and Mapping the Brain with Microscopic Resolution
Speaker: Evan Tyler
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Sara Seager, MIT
Subject: Exoplanets
Joint Colloquium with Earth Sciences (Nier Lecture)
Speaker: Sara Seager, MIT
Subject: Mapping the Nearest Stars for habitable Worlds
Friday, March 2nd 2018
Speaker: Andrew Spray, (IBS, Daejon, Korea)
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dr. Mateusz Ruszkowski, U. Michigan
Faculty Host: Thomas W. Jones
Speaker: Alisa Bokulich, Department of Philosophy, Boston University
Subject: "Using Models to Correct Data: Paleodiversity and the Fossil Record"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.

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