Department Colloquia

Thursdays, 4:15 p.m., KPTC 106, 5720 South Ellis Avenue

Videos of the colloquia can be found at http://kersten.uchicago.edu/event_video/colloquia/colloquia.html

Spring 2014 Colloquia


DateSpeaker/HostTitle/Institution
April 3

Chang-Kee Jung

Observation of Electron Neutrino Appearance from a Muon Neutrino Beam
State University Of New York,Stony Brook

April 10 William Irvine

Unraveling knotted fields
University of Chicago

April 17 David Weitz

Dripping, jetting, drops and wetting: the magic of microfluidics
Harvard University

April 24

 Adam Riess

The Hubble Constant and Dark Energy from Supernovae, Cepheids and Parallax
John Hopkins University

May 1

Gerald Guralnik

How Nambu's ideas led to The Guralnik, Hagen and Kibble prediction of the once Elusive Boson(Cancelled)
Brown University

May 8

Yannis Semertzidis Towards a final push in axion dark matter search in the 1-100 micro-eV mass range
 Korea Advanced Inst. of Science and Technology(KAIST)
May 15  Aephriam Steinberg

Experimental measurement tradeoffs, from Heisenberg to Aharonov to quantum data compression
University of Toronto

May 22

Cancelled

 

 May 29  Serge Haroche

Controlling photons in a box and raising Schrodinger cats of light: when thought experiments become real
College de France

 June 5 Krishna Rajagopal

The Hottest, and Most Liquid, Liquid in the Universe
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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