Department of Physics & Astronomy

Fall 2009 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.

Past Colloquia: Fall 08 Spring 09

8/31 All Hands Meeting
Full Gathering of Students, Staff, and Faculty
9/7 Labor Day
No Colloquium
9/14 Members of the Department
Faculty Research Presentations
9/21 Raja Guhathakurta, UCSC
The SPLASH survey and progressive stages of galaxy formation
9/28 Members of the Department
Faculty Research Presentations
10/5 Christopher Fassnacht, UC Davis
Measuring the Universe and Mass Distributions in Galaxies with Gravitational Lenses
10/12 No Colloquium
10/19 No Colloquium
10/26 University Closed (Furlough)
11/2 Mischa Megens, UC Berkeley
The Electrodipping Attraction
11/9 Guy Bartal, UC Berkeley
Optical metamaterials
11/16 Roger Bland, SFSU
Communication in Animals: Diary of an Underwater Eavesdropper
11/23 University Closed (Fall break)
11/30 Lori Lubin, UC Davis
Understanding Cluster Formation and Galaxy Evolution -- ORELSE
12/7 Jonathan Sievers, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
The Atacama Cosmology Telescope
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