Fall 2016 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.

 

Date
(2016)
Speaker
Speaker's
Institution
Title
Speaker
Schedule
Local
Host

September 8

Mark Messier

Indiana University

Next Question in Neutrino Physics: Recent Results From the NOvA Experiment (abstract)

Schwienhorst

September 15

Keith Riles

University of Michigan

Dawn of Gravitational - Wave Astronomy - Discoveries from the First Advanced LIGO Observing Run

(abstract)

Fisher/Mahn

September 22

Kevin Pitts

University of Illinois

Modernizing Undergraduate Physics Programs

(abstract)

Caballero/O'Shea

September 29

Chong-Yu Ruan

MSU

Ultrafast Imaging Beyond "Uncertainty Principle": Unveiling Hidden Orders in Phase Transitions"

(abstract)

TBD

October 06

Chris Wrede

MSU

NSCL/Physics

Rare Isotope Probes of Thermonuclear Astrophysical Explosions

(abstract)

Wrede

October 13

Alison Lister

University British Columbia

What has the LHC Taught us about the Top Quark?

(abstract)

Brock

October 20

Yong-Zhong Qian

University of Minnesota

Did a Low-Mass Supernova Trigger the Formation of the Solar System? Clues from Stable Isotopes and Be-10

(abstract)

Schatz

October 27

Michael L. Roukes

Caltech

Integrated Neurophotonics: Toward Massively-Parallel, Multi-Physical Interrrogation of Brain Activity

(abstract)

Dykman

November 03

Tanya Zelevinsky

Columbia

High-Precision Physics and Chemistry with Ultracold Diatomic Molecules

(abstract)

Ghosh

November 10

Reinhard Schwienhorst

MSU

High Energy Physics

New Physics in Top at the LHC

(abstract)

Schwienhorst

November 17

Jay Strader

MSU

Astrophysics

Black Holes in Globular Star Clusters

(abstract)

Strader

November 24

Thanksgiving: no colloquium

December 01

Laura Grego

Union of Concerned Scientists

Strategic Missile Defense: Understanding its Limits

(abstract)

Linnemann

December

08

Geoffrey L. Greene University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Life and Death of the Free Neutron

(abstract)

Gade

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