Department of Physics & Astronomy

Michigan State University

Spring 2008 Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are presented at 4:10 pm on Thursdays in 1415 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Bldg.

Refreshments are served at 3:35 pm in 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Bldg.

April 10, 2008: Annual Dept. of Physics and Astronomy Distinguished Lecture Seminar to be held at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium.

8:00p.m. Admission is free to the public.

January 24
Tom LeCompte  


The Large Hadron Collider meets Halliday and Resnick  
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Sekhar Chivukula
January 31
Sergei Obukhov  

University of Florida

  Long-Range Interaction in Polymer Melts: The Anti-Casimir Effect
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Mark Dykman
February 7
University of Nebraska- Lincoln
The Pierre Auger Observatory: Capturing Messengers from the Extreme Universe  
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  Jim Linnemann
February 14
Brian McNamara
  University of Waterloo
AGN Feedback in Clusters and Galaxies
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 Megan Donahue
February 21
Raymond Bishop
University of Manchester
Journeys to and in Quantum Phase Space: Extended quantum phase-space formulations of quantum many-body theory and quantum information theory.  
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Vladimir Zelevinsky  
February 28
Raymond Brock  
Michigan State University
Got Mass?  
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March 6
 ---  Spring Break  ---
March 13
*** APS *** No Colloquium
March 20
Philip Kim  
Columbia University
Relativistic Quantum Physics at Your Pencil Tips: Dirac Fermion in Graphitic Carbon
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Norman Birge  
March 27
Christopher T. Hill
  Symmetry and the Origin of Mass
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Sekhar Chivukula  
April 3
Anthony Thomas
Jefferson Laboratory
Scientific Achievements and Opportunities at Jefferson Lab
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T. B. A.

April 10

Lawrence Krauss

Case Western Reserve University
Our Miserable Future
No time allowed for meetings!!
Tim Beers

April 10

Distinguished Lecture Seminar

Lawrence Krauss

8:00pm Kellogg Center Auditorium

Free to the public

Science, Non-science and Nonsense: From Aliens to Creationism

No time allowed for meetings!!

Tim Beers

April 17
Duncan Steel  
University of Michigan
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Michael Moore
April 24
Kerry Vahala
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
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Map to the BioMedical & Physical Sciences Building
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For travel arrangements, reimbursement questions or to make an appointment with the speaker please contact Kim Crosslan ( 884-5531 or

If you would like to attend lunch or dinner with the speaker please, contact the local host via email..

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Last updated by Kim Crosslan on:   2008.05.02 (Friday) 17:41:26 EDT