University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, April 15th 2019

Monday, April 15th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Keith Bechtol, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Subject: Dark Matter Science in the LSST Era
Tuesday, April 16th 2019
11:15 am:
Speaker: Joe Redish, University of Maryland, College Park
Subject:  Learning Each Other's Ropes: Negotiating interdisciplinary authenticity
Please note the date, time and room change of this seminar for this week only.
Faculty Host: Kenneth Heller
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 5th floor Walter Library
Subject: MSI Poster session Physical Sciences 2:15-3
Speaker: Andrew Zolli, Vice President, Global Impact Initiatives, Planet
Subject: Using Space to Help Life on Earth: How the Small Satellite Revolution and AI are Transforming How We See and Understand Our World
PLEASE NOTE THE SEMINAR FOR THIS WEEK IS CANCELLED.
Faculty Host: Vuk Mandic
Wednesday, April 17th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Jorn Venderbos, University of Pennsylvania
Subject: Many-body band inversions
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, April 18th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Erin Sheets, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SEMINAR FOR THIS WEEK IS CANCELLED
Faculty Host: Elias Puchner
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Mike Makmur and Vihang Mehta
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Ian Tregillis, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Subject: Verification & Validation of a Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability Based Ejecta Source Model, or, Why Should Los Alamos Care About a Freshman Physics Problem?
Faculty Host: Thomas W. Jones
Friday, April 19th 2019
11:00 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
To be announced.
11:00 am:
Speaker: Ritika Dusad, Cornell University
Subject: Magnetic Monopole Noise
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dan Phan
Subject: Modification of Tc in Low Carrier Density Superconductors
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Matt Reece (Harvard U.)
Subject: The Weak Gravity Conjecture and Photon Masses
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Peter Garnovich, University of Notre Dame
Subject: The Spin Cycle: Rapidly Rotating Magnetized White Dwarfs in Close Binaries
Faculty Host: Patrick Kelly
Speaker: Jenna Tonn, History - Boston College
Subject: Being "One of the Boys": Manliness and Experimental Zoology in Boston
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
3:35 pm:
The seminar will be on Tuesday this week. Note change of time and date next week only.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Paul Crowell, Condensed Matter

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