Department of Physics & Astronomy

Spring 2012 Colloquia

Colloquia generally start at 4:05 PM with refreshments being served at 3:50.
Past Colloquia: Fall 08 Spring 09 Fall 09 Spring 10 Fall 10 Spring 11 Fall 11

2/6 Faculty Search Candidate #1
Topics in Exoplanet Research
2/9 Marco Panero, U. of Helsinkoi
A warm, colorful minestrone of quarks & glusons
2/13 Faculty Search Candidate #2
Topics in Exoplanet Research
2/20 Faculty Search Candidate #3
Topics in Exoplanet Research
2/29 Faculty Search Candidate #4
Topics in Stellar and Galaxy Evolution
3/5 Faculty Search Candidate #5
Topics in Dwarf Galaxy Dynamics
3/12 Faculty Search Candidate #6
Topics in Circumstellar and Protoplanetary Disks
3/26 Santi Peris, Autonoma (Barcelona)
Why be rational? The Virtues of Rational Approximants (and other delicacies)
Thornton 411
4/9 Saurabh Jha, Rutgers
Overview of 2011 Nobel-Prize Winning Science:
Surveying the Accelerating Universe with Supernovae
Science 201
4/16 Emanuel Katz, Boston University
Holography: from scale invariant theories to quantum gravity in warped space
Thornton 411
4/23 Erich Poppitz, Toronto
The Wonders of Supersymmetry: From Quantum Mechanics, Topology, and Noise to (maybe not?) the LHC
Thornton 411
4/30 Michael Ogilvie, Washington University in St. Louis
Magnetic Spins to Magnetic Monopoles: Duality, Order, and Disorder
Thornton 411
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