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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

March 24, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 8 to 10 pm during the fall and winter months (Oct-Mar). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


Title: The South Pole Telescope: Searching for cosmological answers with the cosmic microwave background


Speaker: Amy Bender, KCIP; Argonne National Laboratory

Host: Deanne Coppejans

Abstract: Observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) are a cornerstone of our current cosmological model. The CMB contains the imprint of signals from both early and late times in the evolution of the universe, enabling a diverse set of fundamental probes. CMB experiments are currently focused on measuring the B-mode polarization signature, as it has the potential to constrain inflationary gravitational waves as well as the effect of massive neutrinos on structure formation. The South Pole Telescope (SPT) is a large-aperture millimeter-wavelength telescope that has observed the CMB for the past decade. In this talk, I will highlight recent results from the SPT surveys including measurements of the CMB polarization. Over the past three months, the SPT was upgraded with a new receiver. I will discuss some of the technological advances implemented in this receiver and how it will open a new regime in multiband polarized observations of the CMB.

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics


Title: Understanding bacterial growth: from test tubes to the gut

Speaker: Terence Hwa, University of California, San Diego

Abstract: Cellular behaviors are strongly dependent on their environment. In this talk, I will describe two studies. For E. coli in laboratory environments subjected to various nutrient limitations, growth of the culture is governed by a number of simple laws which accurately predicts cellular responses to environmental changes. For the major bacterial species in the human gut, a hydrodynamic model capturing the physiological state of the host correctly predicts primary correlates of bacterial composition under various perturbations.

Host: Adilson Motter

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems


Title: Neutrinos as the key to the universe as we know it

Speaker: Yuval Grossman, Cornell University 

Abstract: There are three open questions in physics which seem unrelated:
Why is there only matter around us? How neutrinos acquire their tiny
masses? Why all particles in Nature have integer electric charges?
It turns out that these open questions maybe related.

In this talk I will explain these open questions, the connection between them, and describe the on-going theoretical and experimental efforts in understanding them.

Host: Andre

Speaker Schedule

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

March 31, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 8 to 10 pm during the fall and winter months (Oct-Mar). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Norman Murray: TBA

April 4, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA


Speaker: Norman Murray, CITA

Host:

Abstract: TBA

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics


Special AMO/Small Scale Fundamental Physics Seminar

April 6th, 2017, 2:00 PM, F160

Abstract: 

The accuracy of atomic clocks has improved a thousandfold over the last 15 years, driven by improvements in ultrastable lasers, quantum control, and our understanding of atomic interactions. The latest generation of optical lattice clocks are accurate enough to measure general relativity's gravitational redshift at the centimeter scale and to test physics beyond the Standard Model. In this talk, I will discuss the principles behind state-of-the-art optical lattice clocks and describe a clock that reaches a record accuracy of 1 mHz on an optical transition at 429 THz, a fractional frequency accuracy of 2 parts in 10^18. I will also discuss a next-generation clock that probes degenerate fermions in a three-dimensional optical lattice. By controlling atomic interactions and light shifts, this apparatus achieved a record atom-light coherence time of six seconds, reaching sub-100 mHz spectroscopic features. Finally, I will discuss prospects for improved accuracy in a cryogenic strontium clock and for tests of fundamental physics with clocks.


Title: Semiconductor Quantum Technologies for High-Speed and Long-Distance Quantum Communications

Speaker: Dirk Englund, MIT


Abstract: The Internet is among the most important inventions of the 20th Century. We are now poised for the development of a quantum internet to exchange quantum information and distribute entanglement among quantum memories (and ultimately quantum computers) that could be great distances apart. This kind of quantum internet would have a range of applications that aren't possible in a classical world, including long-distance unconditionally-secure communication, certain types of precision sensing and navigation, and distributed quantum information processing. But we still need to develop or perfect many new types of components and protocols to be able to build such a quantum internet. This talk will consider some of these components, focusing on photonic integrated circuits, diamond spin-based quantum memories, and prototype networks. Specifically, the first part of this talk will review our recent progress in adapting one of the leading PIC architectures—silicon photonics—for different types of quantum secure communications protocols. The second part of the talk will consider how photonic integrated circuits technology can extend the reach of quantum communications through all-optical and memory-based quantum repeaters.

Host: Koch

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Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

April 7, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dr. Matthew Dietrich: TBA

April 11, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Dr. Matthew Dietrich, Argonne National Laboratory

Abstract: TBA

 

 

Host: Brian Odom

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, AMO


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Jo Bovy: TBA

April 11, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA


Speaker: Jo Bovy, University of Toronto

Host: Daniel Angles-Alcazar

Abstract:

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics


 

Title: The Discovery of Pulsars and their Extreme Physics

Speaker: Jocelyn Bell Burnell, University of Oxford

Host: Farhad Zadeh

Abstract: 
In this talk I will describe how pulsars came to be discovered and discuss their main physical properties. With high densities, relativisitc speeds,
large gravitational forces, and strong electric and magnetic fields, fully understanding these objects is a challenge.
Through these extremes pulsars are useful objects for testing theories of relativity and gravitatio, and (time permitting) I will describe some of these tests.

 

 


Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Radio Astronomy


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Alvaro Chavarria - TBA

April 13, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Special AMO/Small Scale Fundamental Physics Seminar

April 13th, 2017, 2:00 PM, F160

Abstract: TBA


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Martin Zweirlein: TBA

April 14, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Martin Zweirlein, MIT


Abstract: TBA

Host: Halperin/Garg

Speaker Schedule

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

April 14, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


Title: Schrödinger Cats and Photonic Quantum Information Processing

Speaker: Steve Girvin, Yale

Abstract: 

A revolution is underway in the construction of ‘artificial atoms’ out of superconducting electrical circuits. These macroscopic ‘atoms’ have quantized energy levels and can emit and absorb quanta of light (in this case microwave photons), just like ordinary atoms. The large size of these ‘atoms’ yields remarkably strong atom-photon coupling and has given us the ability to completely control and measure the quantum state of the electromagnetic field in a cavity at the level of individual microwave photons.

In particular, it is now possible to create record large ‘Schrödinger cat’ photon states and cats delocalized and entangled between two boxes. In addition to being used to study quantum mechanics at macroscopic scales, these cat states form a novel but highly successful basis for quantum error correction in a ‘photonic’ quantum computer. This talk will present an elementary introduction to the field as well as an overview of recent progress.

Host: Koch

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Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

April 21, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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David Caratelli: TBA

April 24, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

TTitle: TBA

Speaker: David Caratelli, Columbia University
 

Abstract: TBA

 

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP


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Nicholas Stone: TBA

April 25, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA


Speaker: Nicholas Stone, Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory

Host: 

Abstract: Fabio Antonini

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics


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Van M. Savage: TBA

April 27, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Van M. Savage, UCLA; Santa Fe Institute

Abstract: TBA

Host: Adilson Motter

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems


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Mike Lubell: TBA

April 28, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Mike Lubell, City College of New York

Abstract: TBA

Host: Halperin

Speaker Schedule

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

April 28, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Richard Ruiz: TBA

May 1, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

TTitle: TBA

Speaker: Richard Ruiz, Durham
 

Abstract: TBA

 

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP


Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics
CIERA 8th ANNUAL PUBLIC LECTURE

-- Free and open to the public.
-- No registration or ticket required.
-- Campus parking lots are unrestricted after 4:00 pm.
-- Room: Tech LR3 (enter through the main entrance, turn right)

Dr. Rainer Weiss, Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology on behalf of the
Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration

Talk Abstract:
The recent observation of gravitational waves from the merger of binary black holes opens a new way to learn about the universe as well as to test General Relativity in the limit of strong gravitational interactions – the dynamics of massive bodies traveling at relativistic speeds in a highly curved space-time. The lecture will describe some of the difficult history of gravitational waves proposed exactly 100 years ago. The concepts used in the instruments and the methods for data analysis that enable the measurement of gravitational wave strains of 10-21 and smaller will be presented. The results derived from the measured waveforms, their relation to the Einstein field equations and the astrophysical implications are discussed. The talk will end with our vision for the future of gravitational wave astronomy.

Image credit: Ken Richardson


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Robert Boyd: TBA

May 5, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Robert Boyd

Abstract: TBA

Host: Selim

Speaker Schedule

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

May 5, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Denys Bondar: TBA

May 9, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Denyis Bondar, Princeton University 

Abstract: TBA

 

 

Host: Tamar Seideman

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, AMO


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Desika Narayanan: TBA

May 9, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA


Speaker: Desika Narayanan, Haverford College

Host: Alex Richings

Abstract: TBA

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics


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Maxim Popselov: TBA

May 12, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Maxim Popselov, Perimeter

Abstract: TBA

Host: Andre

Speaker Schedule

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

May 12, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


Steve Zepf (Michigan State)

Hosts: Raffaella Margutti & Vicky Kalogera

The IMF in Early-Type Galaxies and also their UV Upturn

I will discuss several programs aimed at understanding how early-type galaxies and their globular clusters form. The stellar initial mass function (IMF) in early type galaxies is a critical parameter for many aspects of galaxy evolution, yet it is difficult to constrain because all of the massive stars in the galaxies are long dead, and the lowest mass stars contribute very little light. I will present results from our study of the number of low-mass X-ray binaries in the field of eight early-type galaxies. We show that the data are consistent with an IMF in which the relative number of massive stars does not vary with early-type galaxies properties. I will also discuss a project aimed at understanding the far-ultraviolet emission from globular clusters. We show that metal-rich globular clusters in a number of galaxies are much brighter in the FUV than expected from simple stellar populations models, but are well fit by models with extensive "second-generation" populations enhanced in helium. This demonstrates the ubiquity of the second generation phenomena in globular clusters, and also suggests that the FUV upturn in elliptical galaxies may originate in globular clusters.


A free, public outreach event hosted by CIERA (Northwestern's astronomy center), "A Shout Across Time" is a multimedia performance combining astronomy visuals, narration, and live classical music performed by students from Northwestern's Bienen School of Music. Weather permitting, attendees will enjoy an outdoor telescope viewing after the show! Two pieces will be featured:

A SHOUT ACROSS TIME
A multimedia experience inspired by Einstein's theories on general relativity, black holes, and gravitational waves, with music composed by Ira Mowitz (originally part of the "Celebrating Einstein" project at Montana State University)

ECLIPSE
A new multimedia piece for brass quintet developed by astronomer and musician Kyle Kremer that highlights the upcoming 2017 Solar Eclipse.

Directions & Parking
Nichols Concert Hall at the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston

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This event is organized by CIERA graduate student Kyle Kremer and is funded by CIERA Postdoctoral Fellow, Laura Sampson, who won a prestigious 2016 "For Women in Science" Fellowship from L'Oréal USA, in part to develop astronomy outreach programs. The event is part of Kyle Kremer's Cosmos in Concert initiative. Through multimedia shows, in-school residencies, and public outreach events, Cosmos in Concert introduces a new platform for science education and outreach.

Image credit: A. Riazuelo, IAP/UPMC/CNRS


Free and open to the public. No registration or ticket required. Campus parking lots are unrestricted after 4:00 pm.

CIERA Spring Interdisciplinary Colloquium:
How to Find a Transiting Exoplanet: Data-driven Discovery in the Astronomical Time Domain

Dan Foreman-Mackey (University of Washington), Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow

Talk Abstract: Thousands of exoplanets have been discovered over the past few years. These discoveries were enabled by large and homogeneous space-based time domain surveys of nearby stars, including NASA's Kepler Mission. To push the exoplanet detection threshold to the smallest planets or the longest orbital periods using these data, we combine physical models of exoplanets with data-driven models of the stars and the spacecraft. Scaling these models to be applied to hundreds of thousands of stars with tens of thousands of measurements each poses an interesting technical challenge that we have solved in close interdisciplinary collaboration. In this talk, I will describe the current and future datasets, and the basic problem of exoplanet detection. I will go on to outline the technical challenges and present some of our solutions. Finally, I will discuss how we understand the place of our Solar System in the greater context of the population of planets using these discoveries.


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Laura Newburgh: TBA

May 19, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Laura Newburgh, Yale

Abstract: TBA

Host: Ulmer

Speaker Schedule

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

May 19, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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David Goldfinger: TBA

May 22, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

TTitle: TBA

Speaker: David Goldfinger, MIT
 

Abstract: TBA

 

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP


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Nanda Rea: TBA

May 23, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA


Speaker: Nanda Rea, Institute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC), Barcelona
API Astronomical Institute, University of Amsterdam

Host: Raffaella Margutti

Abstract: TBA

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics


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Stephan Herminghaus: TBA

May 25, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Stephan Herminghaus, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization; University of Göttingen

Abstract: TBA

Host: Adilson Motter

 

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems


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Neil Kelleher: TBA

May 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Neil Kelleher, Northwestern University

Abstract: TBA

Host: Ulmer

Speaker Schedule

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

May 26, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

June 2, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

June 9, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

June 16, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

June 23, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

June 30, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

July 7, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

July 14, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

July 21, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

July 28, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

August 4, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

August 11, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

August 18, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

August 25, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

September 1, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

September 8, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

September 15, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

September 22, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing

September 29, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public viewing every Friday night from 9 to 11 pm during the spring and summer months (Apr-Sept). The sessions are free and open to all. Reservations are required for the first hour but walk-ins are welcome in the second hour. All visitors should note that the dome is neither heated nor air-conditioned so please dress appropriately. Friday evening sessions are held "rain or shine." Unfortunately, the Dearborn is NOT ADA-accessible. Several staircases must be climbed in order to reach the telescope.For more information go to http://www.physics.northwestern.edu/observatory/

To make a reservation go to http://sites.northwestern.edu/dearborn/.


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Thomas Udem: TBA

October 6, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA

Speaker: Thomas Udem, Max-Planck Institut fuer Quantenoptik  

Abstract: TBA

Host: Gabrielse

Speaker Schedule

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium

Department Conference Room Calendars

Tech F160    Tech F210     Dearborn 23