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Fall 2010 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.

September 9, 2010 will be our annual Physics and Society public lecture presented by Professor Frank Shu,
recipient of the Shaw Prize in 2009. The public lecture will be held in 1410 Biomedical Physical Sciences Bldg.
Light refreshments in Atrium along with meet and greet
More details to come!


September 09
UC San Diego

the Origin of the Solar System

September 09
Physics and Society Public Lecture
Frank Shu
UC San Diego
Climate change and Energy solutions
September 16
Fermi National Accelerator Lab

The Energy Transformation

September 23

Ultracold Polar Molecules

September 30


October 07
University Maryland
College Park

Neutrino Astronomy at the South Pole

October 14
University of Illinois

Dynamics of Glass Surfaces

October 21
U.C. San Diego

Morphogen Gradient Formation in Subdiffusive Media

October 28
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Going to the D
ark Side: The Search for Dark Matter

November 04

Precision Quantum Metrology anf Optical Atomic Clock

November 11

Lisa Lapidus


The Physics of Protein Folding

November 18
David Tomanek
Creating, probing and removing defects in nanocarbons: Insight from computer simulations
November 25
** No colloquium: Thanksgiving Day (MSU Closed) **
December 02
David Schuster
Univ. of Chicago

Quantum Computing with Electrons on Helium

December 09

Physics Publishing in the Internet Age

Map to the BioMedical & Physical Sciences Building
Building accessibility information

For travel arrangements or reimbursement questions
please contact Shawna Prater 884-5601 or

To schedule an appointment to meet with the speaker or attend lunch/dinner, please contact the local host listed above.


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