Colloquium Schedule

Colloquium: Thursday, April 24, 4:10 PM, Lewis Lab 316

From Theorist’s Playground to Precision Science: The Evolution of Modern Cosmology

Robert Scherrer

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Vanderbilt University

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Physics and Astronomy Colloquia are usually scheduled for Thursdays at 4:10 PM in Lewis Lab room 316. Refreshments and snacks are available in the nearby coffee room at 3:45 PM.

 

Physics Colloquium Schedule for SPRING 2014

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DateSpeakerAffiliationTitle
January 23Moumita DasRochester Institute of TechnologyTouchy Feely Physics of Living Cells: Mechanics and Force Transmission
January 30Daniel Ou-YangLehigh UniversityMotions of Brownian and Active Particles in an External Field: Einstein's 1905 Paper on Brownian Motion Revisited
February 6Lehigh AstronomyLehigh UniversityAstrophysics at Lehigh: Probing the Physics of Stars and Planets
February 13 CancelledWaseem BakrPrinceton UniversitySynthetic Condensed Matter Systems with Ultracold Atoms
February 20Heather JaegerLehigh UniversityModeling the Effects of Environment-Induced Decoherence on Nonradioactive Relaxation Pathways of Electrically Excited Molecules
February 27Chris QuiggFermilabParticle Physics in a Season of Change
March 6No ColloquiumAPS March Meeting 
March 13Allison BrooksRutgers UniversitySolving the "Small Scale Crisis" of Cold Dark Matter
March 20Kathryn RossJohns Hopkins/NISTTowards Emergent Electrodynamics in a Geometrically Frustrated Magnet
March 27John MatherNASA GoddardThe History of the Universe from Beginning to End, and Observing with the James Webb Space Telescope
April 3Jungsang KimDuke UniversityEngineering Quantum Information Processing Systems
April 10Donna StricklandUniv. of WaterlooShort Pulse Generation Through Multi-Frequency Raman Generation
April 17Megan ValentineUniv. CA, Santa BarbaraNew Insight into Biomaterials Design Through Molecular and Geometric Control of Protein Based Structures
April 17Elliott ElsonWashington UniversityBioelectromechanics of Engineered Heart Tissues
April 24Robert ScherrerVanderbilt UniversityFrom Theorist’s Playground to Precision Science: The Evolution of Modern Cosmology