Planned Physics Colloquia

PHYSICS AND RELATED FIELDS
Mondays at 4:00 p.m.
Schwartz Auditorium – Rockefeller Hall
Refreshments 3:30 – 3:50 p.m.

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Spring 2016

February 1:  Claudia de Rham, Case Western Reserve
Title: Our Accelerating Universe and Modified Gravity

Host:  Liam McAllister

February 8:  Gabriel Orebi Gann, UC Berkeley – Kristin Ralls Memorial Lecture
Title:  Here be Dragons:  Mysteries of the Neutrino
Host:  Peter Wittich

February 22:  Dwayne Miller, University of Toronto – Parratt Lecture
Title: Mapping Atomic Motions with Ultrabright Electrons: The Chemists’ Gedanken Experiment Enters the Lab Frame

Host:  Ritchie Patterson

February 29:  Andre LeClair, Cornell University
Title:  A New Approach towards a Proof of the Riemann Hypothesis
Host:  Peter Lepage

March 7:  Erik Demaine, MIT – Kieval Lecture
Title:  Folding Paper:  Visual Art Meets Mathematics
Host:  Paul McEuen

March 14:  Oliver Bruening, CERN
Title:  The LHC and the HL-LHC Upgrade Project
Host:  Ralf Eichhorn

March 21:  Francis Halzen, University of Wisconsin-Madison – The Bethe Lecture
Title:  IceCube:  The Discovery of High-Energy Cosmic Neutrinos
Host:  Yuval Grossman

April 4:  Martin Wegener, KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Title:  Transforming and Cloaking with Metamaterials:  Optics, Mechanics, and Thermodynamics
Host:  Itai Cohen

April 7:  Kip Thorne, Caltech – Terzian Lecture–Joint Astronomy and Physics Colloquium
Title:  Probing the Warped Side of our Universe with Gravitational Waves and Computer Simulations
Host:  Saul  Teukolsky

April 11:  James Sethna, Cornell
Title: 
Sloppy models, Differential geometry, and How Science Works
Host:
  Chris Myers

April 18: Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS Princeton – AD White Professor at Large
Title:  The Future of Collider Physics, on the Earth and in the Sky
Host:  Yuval Grossman

April 25:  Simon White, MPIA – Gold Lecture
Title:  Cosmological Results from Planck
Host:  Riccardo Giovanelli (Astronomy)

May 2:  Fiona Harrison, Caltech – Salpeter Lecture
Title:  A New View of the High Energy Universe:  Science Highlights from the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) Mission
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May 9:  Michael Shelley, NYU
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Host:  Itai Cohen

 

Fall 2016

August 29:  Adam Cohen, Harvard University
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September 12:  Douglas Stone, Yale University
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Host:  Peter Wittich

September 19:  Steve Quake, Stanford University
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Host:  Katja Nowack

September 26:  Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna – The Bethe Lecture
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October 3:  Peter Wittich, Cornell
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October 17:  John Rogers, UIUC
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Host:  Itai Cohen

October 24:  Hidenori Takagi, Max-Planck Institute
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Host:  Kyle Shen

October 31:  Carl Haber, LBL
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Host:  Jim Alexander

November 7:  Anette (Peko) Hosoi, MIT
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November 14:  Dimitri Basov, UCSD
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Host:  Kyle Shen

November 21:  Georg Hoffstaetter, Cornell University
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November 28:  Itai Cohen, Cornell University
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