Department of Physics & Astronomy

Fall 2016 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.
Past Colloquia: F08 S09 F09 S10 F10 S11 F11 S12 F12 S13 F13 S14 F14 S15 F15 S16

09/26 Prof. Shawn Douglas (UCSF)
Computing and Nanotechnology: Tools For Augmenting Human Capability
10/03 Prof. Bharat Ratra (Kansas State University)
Dark Energy: constant or time variable? (... and other open questions)
10/10 Dr. Pablo Damasceno (UCSF)
What the bees know and what they do not know (Meanders on shape, packing and why entropy is not what you may think)
10/17 Prof. Elisabeth Mills (SJSU)
Feeding the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole
10/24 Prof. Michael Mulhearn (UC Davis)
Triggers for High-Energy Physics
10/31 Prof. Wladimir Lyra (CSU Northridge)
Evolution of Circumstellar Disks and Planet Formation
11/07 Prof. Luqi Yuan (Stanford)
Photonic gauge potential in both real space and synthetic space
11/14 Prof. Amy Furniss (CSU East Bay)
11/28 Prof. Jonathan Fortney (UC Santa Cruz)
12/05 Dr. Adam Brown (Stanford)
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