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Brown Bag Lunch Series

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Exploring the landscapes of Quasicrystal Artificial Spin Ices Frank Barrows, Applied Physics Grad Student By patterning materials into nanoscale networks the interplay...

Jan
6
2016

Physics & Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar -- 01/06

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

André De Gouvea-- "Neutrino Oscillations and the 2015 Nobel Prize" Abstract: I will discuss the experiments that were awarded the Physics Nobel...

Feb
3
2016

SIAM Hosted Student Seminar: Eric A. Autry and Vicky C. Yang

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Special Events and Invited Talks

Eric A. AutryTraveling Waves in a Piecewise Linear Reaction-Diffusion Model We consider the dynamics of a population acting under nonlocal competition...

Feb
5
2016

Shina Tan: Quantum behavior of extremely cold atoms

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Quantum behavior of extremely cold atoms Speaker: Shina Tan, Georgia Tech Abstract: To our present knowledge, by far the coldest places in...

Feb
8
2016

Richard Hill: Effective theories, dark matter and neutrinos

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Effective theories, dark matter and neutrinos    Speaker: Richard Hill, University of Chicago  Abstract: Many searches for physics beyond the standard model involve...

Feb
9
2016

Vincent Carrat: Rydberg atoms, loosely bound yet hard to ionize

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Title: Rydberg atoms, loosely bound yet hard to ionize Speaker: Vincent Carrat, Northwestern University Abstract: The resilience of Rydberg states against ionization has fascinated...

Feb
16
2016

Ben Bar-Or: Stellar Dynamics around a Massive Black Hole

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Stellar Dynamics around a Massive Black Hole Speaker: Ben Bar-Or,  Institute for Advanced Study Host: Fabio Antonini   Abstract: Galactic nuclei and the Massive black holes...

Feb
17
2016

Physics & Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar -- 2/17

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Mike Zevin"A New Window to the Universe" Abstract: A century after Albert Einstein predicted their existence, LIGO has made the first...

Mar
1
2016

Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo: AGN feedback in Brightest Cluster Galaxies

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: AGN feedback in Brightest Cluster Galaxies Speaker: Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo, Université de Montréal Host: Claude-André Faucher-Giguère Abstract: The last few decades have shown us that radio jets...

Mar
2
2016

Physics & Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar -- 3/2

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Zach HafenTitle: Using Galaxy Formation Simulations to Develop Diagnostics of CGM Gas Flows Abstract: Recent galaxy formation simulations provide an unprecedented...

Mar
7
2016

Mayly Sanchez: First Results from the NOvA experiment

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: First Results from the NOvA experiment   Speaker: Mayly Sanchez, Iowa State  Abstract: Neutrinos remain the least understood of all fundamental particles. During the...

Mar
9
2016

Bellave Shivaram: Metamagnetism - its universality and ubiquity

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Title: Metamagnetism - its universality and ubiquity Speaker: Bellave Shivaram, University of Virginia Abstract: The emergent universality in the nonlinear magnetic response of...

Mar
10
2016

CANCELED: Professor Takeshi Mizushima: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Professor Takeshi Mizushima, Osaka University Abstract: TBA   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, CMP

Mar
28
2016

A. Slavn: Coherent excitation of a "magnonic sound"

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Title: Coherent excitation of  a "magnonic sound" Speaker: A. Slavn, University of Muenster Abstract: We report experiment on coherent excitation of  sound-like waves  in a dense...

Mar
30
2016

Physics & Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar -- 3/30

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Laura SampsonTitle: TBA Abstract: TBA   Zach HafenTitle: Using Galaxy Formation Simulations to Develop Diagnostics of CGM Gas Flows Abstract: Recent galaxy formation simulations...

Mar
30
2016

Michel Devoret: Implementing cat-codes in superconducting quantum circuits

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Title: Implementing cat-codes in superconducting quantum circuits Speaker: Michel Devoret, Yale University Abstract: Physical systems usually exhibit quantum phenomena, such as state superposition and entanglement,...

Apr
7
2016

Charles Doering - Heat Rises: 100 Years of Rayleigh-Bénard Convection

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

P&A Complex Systems Seminar Featured Speaker   Charles Doering Nicholas D. Kazarinoff Collegiate Professor of Physics, Mathematics and Complex SystemsUniversity of Michigan   Heat Rises: 100...

Apr
8
2016

Aashish Clerk: Quantum quivering from dissipation and noise

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Quantum quivering from dissipation and noise Speaker: Aashish Clerk, McGill University Abstract: When trying to coax interesting (and possibly useful) quantum...

Apr
11
2016

Malte Buschmann: Lepton Jets from Radiating Dark Matter

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Lepton Jets from Radiating Dark Matter   Speaker: Malte Buschmann, U Mainz   Abstract: The idea that dark matter forms part of a larger dark...

Apr
12
2016

Andrei Derevianko: Dark matter search with atomic clocks and GPS

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Title: Dark matter search with atomic clocks and GPS Speaker: Andrei Derevianko, University of Nevada, Reno Abstract: Atomic clocks are arguably the most accurate...

Apr
13
2016

Physics & Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar -- 4/13

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Sumitabha Brahmachari Title: Free energy model for double-helix DNA braids Abstract: I will talk about free energy modeling of intertwined double-helix DNAs...

Apr
15
2016

Katie Freese: The Dark Side of the Universe

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: The Dark Side of the Universe Speaker: Katie Freese, University of Michigan Abstract: The ordinary atoms that make up the known...

Apr
18
2016

Will Shepherd: Perturbative unitarity in the dark sector

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Perturbative unitarity in the dark sector   Speaker: Will Shepherd, Bohr Institute  Abstract: Dark matter remains the single strongest experimental signal that new...

Apr
19
2016

Heilborn Lectures: Single-atom optical clocks

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Special Events and Invited Talks

Prof. David Wineland Recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize in PhysicsNational Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of...

Apr
27
2016

Physics & Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar -- 4/27

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Nathan SanfordTitle: Importance Sampling for Errors in an Actively Mode-Locked Laser Model Abstract: I consider a soliton-based, actively mode-locked laser model...

Apr
28
2016

Yuval Shagam: Cold Chemistry with Cold Molecules

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Title: Cold Chemistry with Cold Molecules Speaker: Yuval Shagam,  Weizmann Institute of Science Host: Brian Odom Abstract:  Low temperature chemistry has been predicted to be...

Apr
28
2016

Craig Allen - Resilience in complex systems of people and nature

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

P&A Complex Systems Seminar Featured Speaker   Craig Allen Professor, School of Natural ResourcesLeader of the U.S. Geological Survey, Nebraska Fish and Wildlife Cooperative...

Apr
29
2016

Dimitri Mawet: Imaging other worlds

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Imaging other worlds Speaker:Dimitri Mawet, Caltech Abstract: Thousands of exoplanets have been discovered over the past 20 years. We learned that...

May
10
2016

Kang-Kuen Ni: Ultracold Molecular Assembler

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Title: Ultracold Molecular Assembler  Speaker: Kang-Kuen Ni, Harvard University, Department of Chemistry Abstract: Single molecule detection and manipulation have been powerful approaches to study...

May
10
2016

Xavier Siemens: The Discovery Potential of Pulsar Timing Arrays

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: The Discovery Potential of Pulsar Timing Arrays Speaker: Xavier Siemens, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Abstract:  For over a decade, the North American Nanohertz Observatory...

May
11
2016

Physics & Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar -- 5/11

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Pat StollenwerkTitle: Optical Branching Ratios of SiO+ via Dispersed Fluorescence Abstract: Select species of atomic ions have been gifted with properties...

May
16
2016

TEACHx

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Special Events and Invited Talks

Andy Rivers will present at TEACHx on May 16. TEACHx is a celebration of experiments in teaching and learning at Northwestern...

May
18
2016

Charles Bennett: The Standard Model of Cosmology

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Radio Astronomy Seminars

Title: The Standard Model of Cosmology Speaker: Charles Bennett, Johns Hopkins University Abstract: The Standard Model of Cosmology appears to be simple, but...

Jun
13
2016

Tim Schokair: The ADMX-HF Experiment

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: The ADMX-HF Experiment   Speaker: Tim Schokair, UC Berkeley  Abstract: The Axion Dark Matter eXperiment - High Frequency (ADMX-HF) is a a collaboration...

Jun
27
2016

Alexis Popkow: Galactic Very High Energy Astrophysics

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Galactic Very High Energy AstrophysicsSpeaker: Alexis Popkow, UCLA  Abstract: Despite being discovered over a hundred years ago, the origin of cosmic...

Jul
19
2016

A. Zee: Einstein Gravity: a random walk

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Einstein Gravity: a random walk Speaker: A. Zee, University of California, Santa BarbaraAbstract: This talk, based on my textbook on...

Sep
26
2016

Seyda Ipek: Neutrino Masses: First Signal From SUSY!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Neutrino Masses: First Signal From SUSY! Speaker: Seyda Ipek, Fermilab  Abstract: We know neutrinos have mass, but we don't know how...

Oct
3
2016

Aaron Chou: ADMX-Gen2 — an axion dark matter radio.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: ADMX-Gen2 — an axion dark matter radio. Speaker: Aaron Chou, Fermilab  Abstract: Originally proposed to solve the mystery of the vanishing...

Oct
7
2016

Neelesh Patankar: Computational Biophysics of Organisms and Organs

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Computational Biophysics of Organisms and Organs Speaker: Neelesh Patankar, Northwestern University, Mechanical Engineering Abstract: New numerical algorithms for the movement of immersed solid bodies...

Oct
21
2016

Heilborn Lectures: The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Special Events and Invited Talks

Prof. Andrea GhezUCLA "The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy"Abstract: Learn about new developments in the study of supermassvie black...

Oct
26
2016

Rapid Fire Research

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Describing your research in a clear, concise, and stimulating way is as much of an art as a science, and...

Nov
2
2016

Jason Hwang and Katie Breivik

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Dynamics and Collisional Evolution of Closely Packed Planetary Systems Jason Hwang High-multiplicity Kepler systems (referred to as Kepler Multis) are often tightly...

Nov
4
2016

Paul J. Steinhardt: Simple vs. Simply Wrong

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Simple vs. Simply Wrong Speaker: Paul J. Steinhardt, Princeton University Abstract: This talk will explain why the big bang inflationary picture fails as...

Nov
10
2016

Jordan Horowitz: Thermodynamic limits far from equilibrium

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Title: Thermodynamic limits far from equilibrium Speaker: Jordan Horowitz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Abstract: Thermodynamics is a remarkably successful theoretical framework, with wide ranging applications across...

Nov
16
2016

Dylan Temples and Peter Lee

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

"Direct Detection of Dark Matter with the LZ Experiment" Dylan Temples The existence of dark matter is implied by astrophysical and cosmological...

Nov
17
2016

Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Title, Speaker, and Abstract: TBA Host: James Sauls   Condensed Matter, Physics, Astronomy

Nov
30
2016

Mark Reid: A Telescope the Size of the Earth

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Radio Astronomy Seminars

  Title: "A Telescope the Size of the Earth"   Speaker: Mark Reid, Harvard-Smithsonian Host: Farhad Zadeh Abstract: Interferometers have allowed astronomers to image the sky with angular...

Dec
1
2016

Joseph Mercado and Fani Dosopoulou

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

“Ultracold Chemistry in a Hybrid Trap”Joseph Cordero Mercado The increasing complexity of molecules have made them challenging to control. Recent advancements...

Jan
10
2017

Robert De Rosa: The Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: The Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey Speaker: Robert de Rosa, University of California - Berkeley Host: Mel Ulmer Abstract: Measuring the frequency and distribution...

Jan
24
2017

Tyler Groff: Integral Field Spectroscopy for Exoplanet Imaging

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Integral Field Spectroscopy for Exoplanet Imaging Speaker: Tyler Groff, Princeton University Host: Mel Ulmer Abstract: Direct Imaging of exoplanets using a coronagraph has become...

Jan
27
2017

Karin Oberg: Chemical structures in planet-forming disks

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Chemical structures in planet-forming disks Speaker: Karin Oberg, Harvard Smithsonian  Abstract: Exo-planets are common, and they span a large range of compositions. The origins...

Feb
3
2017

Ruth Van De Water: Cancelled

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: TBA Speaker: Ruth Van De Water, Fermilab Abstract: TBA Host: Andre Speaker Schedule Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, colloquium

Feb
6
2017

Tigran Kalaydzhyan: Testing gravity on accelerators

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Testing gravity on accelerators Speaker: Tigran Kalaydzhyan, CALTECH  Abstract: Weak equivalence principle (WEP) is one of the cornerstones of the modern...

Feb
7
2017

Jessica Werk: Multiphase Gas Flows in Gaseous Galaxy Halos

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Multiphase Gas Flows in Gaseous Galaxy Halos Speaker: Jessica Werk, University of Washington Host: Alex Richings Abstract: The circumgalactic medium (CGM; non-ISM gas within a galaxy...

Feb
8
2017

Brown Bag Lunch with Kyle McCall and Cody Dirk

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

"Probing the Transition Between the Diffuse and Molecular Interstellar Medium"Cody Dirks The interstellar medium (ISM) is known to be a complex,...

Feb
13
2017

Brian D'Urso - TBA

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Special AMO/SSFP Seminar April 13, 2017  

Feb
14
2017

Dustin Lang: DESI: the next-generation galaxy mapping project

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: DESI: the next-generation galaxy mapping project Speaker: Dustin Lang, University of Toronto Host: Ben Nelson Abstract: DESI, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, is under construction...

Feb
17
2017

Mohammed Hafezi: Topological photonics: from classical to quantum

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Topological photonics: from classical to quantum Speaker: Mohammed Hafezi, University of Maryland Abstract: There are tremendous efforts underway to better understand systems with topological...

Feb
21
2017

Nadia Zakamska: Observations of quasar feedback

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Observations of quasar feedback Speaker: Nadia Zakamska, John Hopkins University Host: Daniel Angles Alcazar Abstract: Quasars are now thought to have made critical impact on...

Feb
23
2017

Brown Bag Lunch with Michael Zevin and Keenan Avers

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Michael Zevin, Graduate Student"Gravitational Wave Astronomy" The recent direct observations of gravitational waves by advanced LIGO have initiated a new field...

Feb
27
2017

James Unwin: Cores in Dwarf Galaxies from Fermi Repulsion

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Cores in Dwarf Galaxies from Fermi Repulsion Speaker: James Unwin, UIC  Abstract: Cold dark matter provides a remarkably good description of...

Mar
2
2017

Dr. Timothy Hsieh: Harnessing Topological Quantum Matter

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Title: Harnessing Topological Quantum Matter Speaker: Dr. Timothy Hsieh, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Abstract: Existing topological materials exhibit fascinating properties, but there remains significant, unharnessed...

Mar
9
2017

Brown Bag Lunch with Zach Hafen and Andrew Zimmerman

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

"Engineering Order with Disorder in Superfluid 3He"Andrew Zimmerman 3He is a model system for studying the physics of interacting fermions, providing...

Mar
9
2017

Erio Tosatti: Physics of Nanofriction from Simulation and Theory

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Title: Physics of Nanofriction from Simulation and Theory (*) (**) Speaker: Professor Erio Tosatti, SISSA and ICTP, Trieste, Italy Abstract: Simulations and theory can...

Mar
20
2017

Yue Zhao: Neutrino Experiments for Dark Matter Detection

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Neutrino Experiments for Dark Matter Detection Speaker: Yue Zhao, University of Michigan Abstract: The purposes of neutrino experiments can be extended to look for...

Apr
5
2017

Brown Bag Lunch with Doctoral Student Niharika Sravan

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

"Predicting the progenitor of Type IIb SN 2016gkg"Niharika Sravan The progenitors of stripped envelope (SE) supernovae (SNe) and associated evolutionary pathways...

Apr
6
2017

Ed Marti - Next-generation optical lattice clocks

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

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...

Apr
11
2017

Jo Bovy: Stellar streams and the Milky-Way’s dark-matter halo

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Stellar streams and the Milky-Way’s dark-matter halo Speaker: Jo Bovy, University of Toronto Host: Daniel Angles-Alcazar Abstract: Stellar tidal streams originating from...

Apr
13
2017

Alvaro Chavarria - New avenues in rare-event searches

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Special AMO/Small Scale Fundamental Physics Seminar April 13th, 2017, 2:00 PM, F160 Abstract:  Positive results from either direct searches for particle dark matter...

Apr
14
2017

Martin Zwierlein: Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases under the Microscope

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases under the Microscope Speaker: Martin Zwierlein, MIT Abstract: Strongly interacting fermions govern the physics of e.g. high-temperature superconductors, nuclear matter...

Apr
24
2017

David Caratelli: The MicroBooNE Neutrino Experiment

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

TTitle: The MicroBooNE Neutrino Experiment Speaker: David Caratelli, Columbia University  Abstract: MicroBooNE is an experiment which employs the Liquid Argon Time Projection...

Apr
28
2017

Mike Lubell: SCIENCE UNDER THE POPULIST GUN

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: SCIENCE UNDER THE POPULIST GUN Speaker: Mike Lubell, City College of New York Abstract: For more than half a century science and technology have...

May
9
2017

Desika Narayanan: "Making Galaxy Formation Great Again"

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Desika Narayanan, Haverford College Host: Alex Richings Abstract: Our understanding of galaxy formation has gotten weak. Very very weak. We have many...

May
12
2017

Maxim Popselov: New ideas for dark matter searches

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: New ideas for dark matter searches Speaker: Maxim Popselov, Perimeter Institute and University of Victoria Abstract: How sure are we that dark matter is a...

May
18
2017

Alexander Gurevich: Ultralow-dissipative superconductivity under strong RF fields

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Title: Ultralow-dissipative superconductivity under strong RF fields Speaker: Alexander Gurevich, Old Dominion University Abstract: Recent technological advances in superconducting Nb resonator cavities for particle accelerators...

May
22
2017

David Goldfinger: The Micro-X Sounding Rocket Telescope

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: The Micro-X Sounding Rocket Telescope Speaker: David Goldfinger, MIT  Abstract: Micro-X is a sounding rocket borne telescope that uses Transition Edge...

May
25
2017

Stephan Herminghaus: Wetting of complex materials

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Title: Wetting of complex materials Speaker: Stephan Herminghaus, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization; University of Göttingen Abstract: Wetting phenomena are usually studied...

Jun
5
2017

Ye-Ling Zhou: Leptogenesis via Weinberg operator

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Leptogenesis via Weinberg operator Speaker: Ye-Ling Zhou, Durham University  Abstract: I will talk about a novel mechanism of leptogenesis. It requires...

Jun
19
2017

No HEP Seminar

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

There will be no High Energy Seminar this week.     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP

Jul
5
2017

Jofre Pedregosa: "Ion Traps Experiments"

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Jofre Pedregosa, Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille   Title: Ion Traps Experiments Abstract:  In this talk I will review some of the recent work perform at the...

Aug
14
2017

Ara Ioannisian: Scanning the Earth with solar neutrinos and DUNE

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Scanning the Earth with solar neutrinos and DUNE Speaker: Ara Ioannisian, Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia Abstract: We explore oscillations of the solar 8B neutrinos...

Sep
14
2017

CAPST Inaugural Colloquium: J.C. Séamus Davis: Visualizing Quantum Matter

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Special Events and Invited Talks

Center for Applied Physics and Superconducting Technology Special Innagural Colloquium   "Visualizing Quantum Matter" J.C. Séamus Davis Physics Dept., Cornell University, NY, USACMPMS Dept., Brookhaven...

Sep
18
2017

Andrew Kobach: Neutrino Oscillations in Quantum Field Theory

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Neutrino Oscillations in Quantum Field Theory Speaker: Andrew Kobach, UC San Diego  Abstract: I will discuss some of the technical aspects of calculating the...

Sep
29
2017

Nate Stern: Playing with Photons in Flatland

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Playing with Photons in Flatland Speaker: Nate Stern, Northwestern University, Department of Physics and Astronomy Abstract: Light is a powerful tool of science, shaping thoughts...

Oct
9
2017

Pedro Machado: Neutrinos and light new physics

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Neutrinos and light new physics Speaker: Pedro Machado, FermilabAbstract: In this seminar I will present a couple of scenarios of new...

Oct
10
2017

Hanno Rein: "Formation and stability of planetary systems"

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Formation and stability of planetary systems Speaker: Hanno Rein, University of Toronto Host: Ben Nelson Abstract:  The diverse population of extrasolar planets keeps challenging theories of planet...

Oct
12
2017

Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

“Mind the gap: a new kind of fingering instability in colloidal rollers”Dr. Michelle Driscoll, Northwestern University-Department of Physics and Astronomy When...

Oct
12
2017

Dr. John Mitchell: What’s Cooking?

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Dr. John Mitchell, Argonne National Laboratory Title: What's Cooking? Abstract: Correlated electron oxides remain a foremost area of research, principally because they host...

Oct
13
2017

Kristian Hahn: Dark Matter, On Demand

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Dark Matter, On Demand Speaker: Kristian Hahn, Northwestern University, Department of Physics & Astronomy Abstract:  The matter content of the universe is thought to...

Oct
23
2017

Stefania Gori: Novel windows into the dark sector

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Novel windows into the dark sector Speaker: Stefania Gori, University of Cincinnati  Abstract:  Dark Matter (DM) provides strong evidence for physics beyond the Standard...

Oct
24
2017

Susan Clark: Magnetism and morphology in the interstellar medium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Magnetism and morphology in the interstellar medium Speaker: Susan Clark, Institute for Advanced Study Host: Giles Novak Abstract: The interstellar medium is suffused with magnetic fields. Sensitive,...

Oct
25
2017

Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

“DOMinATE: Building the Next-Generation Vis-IR Space Telescopes”Rocco Coppejans DOMinATE (Deployable Optical MembrAne TElescope) is a project to enable the next...

Nov
9
2017

Professor Randall Kamien: Kirigami!

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Professor Randall Kamien, University of Pennsylvania Title: Kirigami! Abstract: I will describe work on the puzzles of periodic order (like crystals) on intrinsically curved...

Nov
9
2017

Dr. Vanessa Graber: Neutron Stars in the Laboratory

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Dr. Vanessa Graber, McGill Space Institute at McGill University Title: Neutron Stars in the Laboratory Abstract: Neutron stars unite many extremes of physics and can...

Nov
13
2017

Kamal Seth: Hyperon Production, Form Factors, and Diquarks

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Hyperon Production, Form Factors, and Diquarks Speaker: Kamal Seth, Northwestern University  Abstract: The material Universe is made of baryons. Prior to 1947 when the first...

Nov
17
2017

Dimitrios Giannios: The journey of relativistic astrophysical jets

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: The journey of relativistic astrophysical jets Speaker:Dimitrios Giannios, Purdue University Abstract:  When black holes are fed gas by their environment, they convert gravitationalenergy into...

Nov
18
2017

COSMOS IN CONCERT: Celestial Suite

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

Celestial Suite is a multimedia show for symphony orchestra with music composed by James Stephenson and astronomy visuals developed by...

Nov
20
2017

Andreas Trautner: CP violation caused by another symmetry

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: CP violation caused by another symmetry Speaker: Andreas Trautner, University of Bonn  Abstract: Understanding the origin of CP violation offers a new starting point...

Nov
28
2017

Center for Fundamental Physics Seminar: Dylan Yost

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Title: Two-Photon Cooling of Atomic Hydrogen Speaker: Dylan Yost, Colorado State University   Abstract: Since 2010, determinations of the proton charge radius through spectroscopic...

Nov
29
2017

Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Calibration of second-order electron recoil effects in liquid xenon Dylan TemplesAbstract: Current generation liquid noble dark matter detectors use injected beta...

Nov
30
2017

Dr. Ivar Martin: Exciting dynamics in multiple time dimensions

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Dr. Ivar Martin, Argonne National Laboratory Title: Exciting dynamics in multiple time dimensions Abstract: Externally driving a dynamical system, be it quantum or classical,...

Jan
12
2018

Adilson Motter: New States in Complex Systems

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: New States in Complex Systems Speaker: Adilson Motter, Northwestern University  Abstract: Complex systems are often described by simple equations which nevertheless can lead to...

Jan
16
2018

Todd Thompson: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Todd Thompson, Ohio State University Host: Jonathan Stern Abstract: TBA Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Jan
19
2018

Damiano Caprioli: New Insights on the Origin of Cosmic Rays

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: New Insights on the Origin of Cosmic Rays Speaker: Damiano Caprioli, University of Chicago Abstract: The origin of extraterrestrial energetic particles (usually referred to...

Jan
26
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. Astronomers...

Jan
29
2018

Yue Zhang: Top-philic Z-prime Forces at the LHC

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Top-philic Z-prime Forces at the LHC Speaker: Yue Zhang, Northwestern University  Abstract: Despite extensive searches for an additional neutral massive gauge boson at the...

Jan
30
2018

Maxwell Moe: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Eclipsing Binaries

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Eclipsing Binaries Speaker: Maxwell Moe, University of Arizona Host: Diego Munoz Abstract: Wide-field photometric surveys have discovered hundreds...

Jan
31
2018

Brown Bag Lunch with Deanne Coppejans, PhD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Are there jets in Super-luminous Supernovae? Deanne Coppejans, PhD | Northwestern University The explosions of stars (supernovae, SNe) show a wide range...

Feb
2
2018

Nancy Aggarwal: Quantum Measurements at LIGO

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Title: Quantum Measurements at LIGO Speaker: Nancy Aggarwal, MIT   Abstract: The precision of gravitational wave measurements by the Advanced LIGO interferometers is limited by...

Feb
2
2018

Kate Ross: Spin Orbit Coupled Quantum Magnetism

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Spin Orbit Coupled Quantum Magnetism Speaker:Kate Ross, Colorado State University  Abstract: “Quantum magnetism” refers to magnetic phases with physical properties that are determined...

Feb
6
2018

Heino Falcke: Imaging Black Holes now and in the future

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Imaging Black Holes now and in the future Speaker: Heino Falcke, Radboud University Nijmegen Host: Rocco Coppejans Abstract: One of the most fundamental predictions of general...

Feb
13
2018

Rebekah Dawson: Origins of Super-Earths in Inner Solar Systems

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Origins of Super-Earths in Inner Solar Systems Speaker: Rebekah Dawson Host: Wen-fai Fong Abstract: Over the past decade, exoplanet surveys have discovered that many other solar...

Feb
14
2018

Brown Bag Lunch with Trevor LaMountain and James Beughly

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

“Optical Stark Effect in Two-Dimensional Semiconductors”Trevor LaMountain First observed in atomic and molecular systems, sub-resonant light can cause energy levels to...

Feb
23
2018

Danny Milisavljevic: Reverse Engineering Supernovae

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Reverse Engineering Supernovae Speaker: Danny Milisavljevic, Purdue University Abstract: Core-collapse supernovae mark the catastrophic deaths of massive stars and are among the most powerful...

Feb
23
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. Look...

Feb
26
2018

Special Seminar, Xiao Luo: Neutrinos: A ν Torch to New Physics

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Neutrinos: A ν Torch to New Physics Speaker: Xiao Luo, Yale  Abstract: The discovery of neutrino oscillations is so far the only direct experimental...

Feb
27
2018

Duncan Lorimer: Fast Radio Bursts -- Nature's Latest Cosmic Mystery

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Fast Radio Bursts -- Nature's Latest Cosmic Mystery Speaker: Duncan Lorimer,  West Virginia University Host: Deanne Coppejans Abstract: Fast Radio Bursts are millisecond-duration pulses of...

Mar
2
2018

Joel Moore: New topological phases and effects in solids

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: New topological phases and effects in solids Speaker: Joel Moore, UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Abstract:  Much of condensed matter physics is concerned...

Mar
9
2018

Amy Reines: The Origin of Supermassive Black Holes

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: The Origin of Supermassive Black Holes Speaker: Amy Reines, Montana State University  Abstract: The origin of supermassive black holes remains a major outstanding issue...

Mar
12
2018

Dan Kaplan: Antimatter Gravity with Muonium

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Dan Kaplan, IIT   Abstract: The gravitational acceleration of antimatter, gbar, has yet to be directly measured; an unexpected outcome of its measurement...

Mar
13
2018

Sasha Philippov: How do pulsars shine?

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Sasha Philippov, UC Berkeley Host: Sasha Tchekhovskoy Abstract: The modeling of pulsar radio and gamma-ray emission suggests that in order to...

Mar
14
2018

Brown Bag Lunch Series

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

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Apr
2
2018

Bryan Fulsom: New Physics at Bell II

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: New Physics at Bell II Speaker: Bryan Fulsom, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory   Abstract: The first generation of B-Factories, BaBar and Belle, operated over the...

Apr
3
2018

Shami Chatterjee: The Deepening Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: The Deepening Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts Speaker: Shami Chatterjee,  Cornell University Host: Deanne Coppejans Abstract: Fast radio bursts, dispersed millisecond flashes of radio waves originating...

Apr
4
2018

Brown Bag Lunch Series with Riley Hanus and Sumitabha Brahmachari

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

“Phonon diffraction and dimensionality crossover in phonon-interface scattering”Riley Hanus, Northwestern University This theoretical work provides several mechanistic understandings of...

Apr
9
2018

Mathieu Guigue: Project 8: Measuring the neutrino mass with CRES

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Project 8: Measuring the neutrino mass with CRES Speaker: Mathieu Guigue, Pacific Northwest National Labs  Abstract: Project 8 is a tritium endpoint neutrino mass experiment...

Apr
10
2018

Heilborn Lectures: Variations on a theme of Aharonov and Bohm

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Special Events and Invited Talks

Sir Michael BerryMelville Wills Professor of Physics (Emeritus)H H Wills Physics LaboratoryUniversity of Bristol, UK "Variations on a theme of Aharonov...

Apr
20
2018

Peter Armitage: On Ising's model of ferromagnetism

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: On Ising's model of ferromagnetism Speaker:Peter Armitage, Johns Hopkins University Abstract: The 1D Ising model is a classical model of great historical significance...

Apr
23
2018

Cheryl Patrick: SuperNEMO and the mystery of matter

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: SuperNEMO and the mystery of matter Speaker: Cheryl Patrick, University College London  Abstract: Why does the universe exist? Or rather - how did we...

Apr
24
2018

Suvi Gezari: Hungry Black Holes

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Hungry Black Holes Speaker: Suvi Gezari, University of Maryland Host: Giacomo Terreran Abstract: We are entering an era of increasingly powerful wide-field optical imaging surveys that...

Apr
27
2018

Subir Sachdev: Strange metals and black holes

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Strange metals and black holes Speaker:Subir Sachdev, Harvard University  Abstract:  A `strange metal’ is a new state of matter, formed by electrons in...

Apr
27
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory....

May
4
2018

Ryan Chornock : GW170817: A Golden Neutron Star Merger

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: GW170817: A Golden Neutron Star Merger Speaker:Ryan Chornock, Ohio University  Abstract: On August 17th of last year, the Advanced LIGO/VIRGO gravitational wave observatories detected...

May
7
2018

Luca Galli: “The MEG II Experiment: status and perspective”

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: “The MEG II Experiment: status and perspective” Speaker: Luca Galli,  INFN-Pisa  Abstract: The MEG experiment, designed to search for the μ → eγ...

May
9
2018

Rapid Fire Research

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Want to showcase your research to your peers? Want to practice your communication skills? Want to win great cash prizes?...

May
10
2018

Dr. Leo Li: Graphene Double-layers: Exciton condensate and beyond

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Dr. Leo Li, Columbia University Title: Graphene Double-layers: Exciton condensate and beyond Abstract: A graphene double layer heterostructure is achieved by bringing...

May
11
2018

Elisabetta Matsumoto: Non-euclidean virtual reality

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: Non-euclidean virtual reality Speaker: Elisabetta Matsumoto, Georgia Institute of Technology Abstract: The properties of euclidean space seem natural and obvious to us, to the...

May
25
2018

Brad Cenko: The Zwicky Transient Facility

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Title: The Zwicky Transient Facility Speaker:Brad Cenko, NASA Abstract: Thanks in large part to Moore’s Law (applied both to Si-based CCD detectors and computational/storage...

May
25
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA graduate students Alex Gurvich and Zach Hafen will host this month’s event. They will discuss their research related to...

May
29
2018

Ramesh Narayan: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Speaker: Ramesh Narayan, Harvard University Host: Sasha Tchekhovskoy Abstract: Accreting black holes are observed in a large variety of...

May
29
2018

Ramesh Narayan: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion [copy]

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Title: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Speaker: Ramesh Narayan, Harvard University Host: Sasha Tchekhovskoy Abstract: Accreting black holes are observed in a large variety of...

Jun
29
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

Join CIERA graduate student astronomers for a discussion of gravitational waves & black holes. Our astronomers will briefly present their own...

Jul
27
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. Look...

Aug
31
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. Look...

Sep
28
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. Look...

Oct
12
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Ekta Patel; Sean Ressler

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Theory Group Meetings

Friday Theory Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring: Ekta Patel (University...

Oct
19
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Andrew Chael; Luke Kelley

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Theory Group Meetings

Friday Theory Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring:   What will the...

Oct
22
2018

HEP Seminar: Laurentiu Rodina: The Unique S-matrix

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

I will explore the surprising interplay between six basic principles underlying perturbative relativistic QFT predictions: gauge invariance, the Adler zero,...

Oct
24
2018

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar Series: Andrea Isgro and Ingrid Stolt

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

The N-jettiness subtraction scheme Andrea Isgrò, Graduate Student abstract: The increasing experimental precision in Standard Model measurements at the Large Hadron Collider...

Oct
26
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Kung-Yi Su, Emily Leiner

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Theory Group Meetings

Friday Theory Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring: Kung-Yi Su (Caltech) Talk...

Oct
26
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

Join CIERA graduate student astronomers for a discussion of gravitational waves and black holes. Our astronomers will briefly present their...

Nov
1
2018

CMP Seminar: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Seminar Speaker: TBA Host: TBA Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Condensed Matter

Nov
9
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Tingting Liu, Kerry Paterson

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Theory Group Meetings

Friday Theory Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring: Tingting Liu (University...

Nov
16
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Patrick Sheehan; Nick Frontiere

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Theory Group Meetings

Friday Theory Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring: Patrick Sheehan (NRAO)Nick...

Nov
16
2018

Special CMP Seminar: Professor Can-Ming Hu: Cavity Spintronics

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Cavity spintronics (also known as spin cavitronics) is a newly developing, interdisciplinary field that brings together microwave and optical communities...

Nov
30
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Lucy McNeil, Erin Cox

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Theory Group Meetings

Friday Theory Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring: Lucy McNeil (Monash) Talk Title: Probing...

Nov
30
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. Look...

Dec
14
2018

Special Seminar: Carl-Johan Haster: TBA

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Special Seminars

Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) presents a Special Seminar featuring:  Carl-Johan Haster (MIT Kavli Institute...

Jan
10
2019

Complex Systems Seminar: Professor Randy Ewoldt: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Professor Randy Ewoldt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Host: Michelle Driscoll Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems

Jan
11
2019

Colloquium: TBA: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker:   Host: Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Jan
22
2019

Astro Seminar: Andrew Hearin: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Andrew Hearin, Argonne National Laboratory Host: Luke Kelley     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Jan
25
2019

Colloquium: John Doyle: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker: John Doyle, Harvard University  Host: Geraci Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Jan
29
2019

Astro Seminar: Kyle Parfrey: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Kyle Parfrey, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Host: Sasha Tchekhovskoy     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Feb
1
2019

Colloquium: Asimina Arvanitaki : TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Asimina Arvanitaki, Perimeter Institute  Host: Geraci Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Feb
5
2019

Astro Seminar: Ana Bonaca: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Ana Bonaca, Harvard Host: Claude-André Faucher-Giguere     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Feb
8
2019

Colloquium: TBA : TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker:  Host: Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Feb
12
2019

Astro Seminar: Adam Leroy: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract TBA   Speaker: Adam Leroy, The Ohio State University   Host: Cliff Johnson     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Feb
15
2019

Colloquium: Jim Sethna : TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Jim Sethna, Cornell University   Host: Garg Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Feb
19
2019

Astro Seminar: Erin Kara

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract TBA   Speaker: Erin Kara, University of Maryland   Host: Luke Kelly     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Feb
22
2019

Colloquium: Marc Kamionkowski: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Marc Kamionkowski, Johns Hopkins University  Host: Tchekhovskoy Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Feb
26
2019

Astro Seminar: Yanqin Wu: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Yanqin Wu, University of Toronto Host: Yoram Lithwick     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Mar
1
2019

Colloquium: TBA : TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker:   Host: Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Mar
5
2019

Astro Seminar: Sean Andrews: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Sean Andrews, Harvard Host: Erin Cox     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Mar
8
2019

Colloquium: TBA : TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker:   Host: Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Mar
15
2019

Colloquium: Christoph Keplinger: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Christoph Keplinger, University of Colorado-Boulder  Host: Chandrasekhar Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Mar
21
2019

Complex Systems Seminar: Professor Kathleen Stebe: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Professor Kathleen Stebe, University of Pennsylvania Host: Michelle Driscoll Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems

Apr
1
2019

CIERA Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Sean Raymond: TBA

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Interdisciplinary Colloquia

Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) Presents: a CIERA Interdisciplinary Colloquium Dr. Sean RaymondAstronomer, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de...

Apr
9
2019

Astro Seminar: Alessandra Corsi: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract TBA   Speaker: Alessandra Corsi, Texas Tech University Host: Raffaella Margutti     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

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