University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

Monday, September 2nd 2019
Thursday, October 10th 2019
7:00 pm:
Kaufmanis Public Lecture in Coffman Memorial Union Theater
Speaker: Professor Eliot Quataert, UC Berkeley
Subject: Cosmic Gold: Neutron Star Mergers, Gravitational Waves, and the Origin of the Elements
Afterwards, if the weather allows, telescope viewing on the patio! Graduate students will present astronomy demonstrations
Tuesday, October 15th 2019
1:25 pm:
Special Public Lecture in B-75 Amundson Hall
Speaker: Sabine Hossenfelder Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
Subject: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray

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