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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, October 24th 2016

Monday, October 24th 2016
12:45 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, October 25th 2016
09:30 am:
Subject: Informal group discussion of potential solar/magnetosphere collaborations
4:30 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, October 26th 2016
12:00 pm:
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Amir Yacoby - Harvard
Subject: Imaging Magnetic Textures and Spin Chemical Potential of Magnetic Insulators Using NV centers in Diamond
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
To be announced.
4:30 pm:
CM Journal Club in PAN 110
To be announced.
Thursday, October 27th 2016
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Lauren Jelenchick, University of Minnesota Medical School,
Subject: Centromere Mechanical Maturation: A New Theory for Regulation of Mechanical Signaling during Mitotic Progression
Note: change of speaker and program from last announcement.
Speaker: Trevor Knuth and Cornelia Lang, University of Iowa.
Subject: (Lang) The Big Impact of Big Ideas Courses at U Iowa – Creating and Teaching
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Amir Yacoby, Harvard University
Subject: A New Spin on Superconductivity
Refreshments to be served outside Keller 3-210 after the colloquium.
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Friday, October 28th 2016
10:10 am:
Speaker: Yong-Zhong Qian, University of Minnesota
Subject: Effects of eV-Scale Sterile Neutrinos on Supernova Explosion and Nucleosynthesis
Speaker: Ezra Day-Roberts, University of Minnesota
Subject: Counting Zero Energy States in the Penrose Lattice
Speaker: Peter Koroteev (Perimeter)
Subject: Revisiting mirror symmetry in three dimensions
Speaker: Dr. Cornelia Lang, U. Iowa
Subject: The Central Molecular Zone of the Galaxy: Dense Molecular Clouds, Massive Stars and Magnetic Fields
Speaker: Nick Wilding, Georgia State University
Subject: "Forging the Moon; Or, How to Spot a Fake Galileo"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Cindy Cattell, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

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