Department of Physics & Astronomy

Fall 2008 Colloquia


All colloquia will take place in Thornton Hall Room 411 unless otherwise noted. Colloquia generally start at 4:05 PM with refreshments being served at 3:50. Talks that are specifically marked to take place in Thornton 429 begin at 4:00 with refreshments at 3:45.

9/8Members of the department
Departmental Research Colloquia
9/15Members of the department
Departmental Research Colloquia
Marc Davis Picture9/22Marc Davis, UC Berkeley
The DEEP2 Redshift Survey: the Universe at z=1
Brandon Brown9/29Brandon Brown, USF
How Do Organisms Sense the Earth's Magnetic Field?
Aaron Romanowsky10/6Aaron Romanowsky, UCO
Galactic Fundamentals: Dark Matter and Dynamics
Alexie Leauthaud10/13Alexie Leauthaud, LBNL/BCCP
Properties of Groups and Clusters of Galaxies via Weak Gravitational Lensing
Maryam Modjaz10/20Maryam Modjaz, UC Berkeley
Understanding the Deaths of Massive Stars
Xiaosheng Wang10/27Xiaosheng Wang and Peng Zhang, SFSU
Photonic Lattice: From Fundamental Research to Applications
Steven Allen11/3Steve Allen, Stanford
Cosmological Constraints from X-ray Studies of Galaxy Clusters
Henk Hoekstra11/10Henk Hoesktra, Leiden
Weak Lensing by Large Scale Structure
11/17Special department meeting
No colloquium
11/24Thanksgiving break
No colloquium
Tesla Jeltema12/1Tesla Jeltema, UCO
Can We Constrain Cosmology with Clusters of Galaxies?
Oliver Zahn12/8Oliver Zahn, BCCP
21cm as a Probe of Reionization and Cosmology
Keji Lai12/15Keji Lai, Stanford
Near-field Microwave Imaging at the Nanoscale
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