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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, April 14th 2014

Monday, April 14th 2014
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Kam Arnold, UC San Diego
Subject: Results from Polar Bear on Lensing B-modes.
Tuesday, April 15th 2014
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in 435 Physics
Speaker: Zhen Yuan, University of Minneota
Subject: Halo Evolution and Chemical Enrichment of Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yilikal Ayino, University of Minnesota
Subject: Metal Insulator Transition in STO
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Aaron Breneman, University of Minnesota
Subject: First experimental verification of loss cone scattering of energetic electrons by whistler mode hiss in the plasmasphere
Speaker: Matt Fritts
Subject: Seeking Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay with CdZnTe Detectors
2:30 pm:
Biophysics Seminar in 210 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, April 16th 2014
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Chandra Varma, UC Riverside
Subject: Higgs Bosons in Superconductors, in Cold Bosons, and Elsewhere
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics after colloquium
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
4:40 pm:
Senior Honors Thesis in 236A Physics
Speaker: Isaiah Gray, University of Minnesota
Subject: AC Magnetic Susceptibility in a Thin Film of Permalloy
Thursday, April 17th 2014
Speaker: Soroush Sotoudeh
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Lam Hui (Columbia University)
Subject: "Symmetries in Large Scale Structure"
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Chandra Varma, UC Riverside
Subject: Deciphering relevant Phases competing with Superconductivity in Cuprates and in Other Compounds
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Friday, April 18th 2014
Speaker: Clem Pryke, University of Minnesota
Subject: Detection of B-mode Polarization at Degree Angular Scales
Note change of location, this week only. Refreshments served in the lobby of the Physics and Nanotechnology Building after the colloquium.
Speaker: Suzanne Moon, Department of the History of Science, University of Oklahoma
Subject: Thinking through Technology and Religion: Industrialization and Islam in New Order Indonesia
Refreshments served in Room 216 Physics at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Yao Meng, University of Minnesota
Subject:  My TA experience in the tutoring room--what why and how
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic Microscopy

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