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Spring 2009 Colloquium Schedule

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

Refreshments are served at 3:30 pm in 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Bldg.


January 22
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Public Lecture- 7:30pm Pasant Theater, Wharton Center
No Colloquium on this date due to Public Lecture

January 29
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Three Mysteries of Matter

February 5
University of California
Advances in the Chemistry and Application of Carbon Nanomaterials
February 12
Michigan State University- NSCL
Nuclear Power and Global Energy Problems

February 19

Physics and Society

UC Berkeley
Grand Challenges in Basic Energy Sciences
February 26
Tufts University
Sox and Drugs:
Baseball, Steroids and Physics
March 5
Yale University
Supermassive Black Holes and Galaxy Evolution

March 12 &
March 19

** No colloquium, Spring Break and APS
March 26
Arizona State University
Femtosecond X-ray lasers for biophysics

April 2

Julia Phillips
Sandia National Laboratory
Science and the Energy Security Challenge: The Example of Solid-State Lighting

April 9

University of California

Probing Water Interfacial Structures
April 16
Director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
The future of particle physics in the U.S.
April 23
Paul Chu
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Clear Water Bay
From BCS through HTS to RTS

April 30

University of California
Visualization of Quantum Mechanics

Map to the BioMedical & Physical Sciences Building
Building accessibility information

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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