Physics and Astronomy Calendar

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Friday, June 22nd 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

Cedar Creek Ecosystem website


Friday, June 29th 2018
3:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in PAN 110
Speaker: Ilana Percher, University of Minnesota
Subject: 2D Mott Hopping of Vortices in an Amorphous Indium Oxide Film
This is the public portion of Ms. Percher's Thesis Defense. Her adviser is Allen Goldman

Saturday, June 30th 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Lowry Nature Center

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

Lowry Nature Center


Sunday, July 1st 2018
Speaker: Vihang Mehta
This is the public portion of Vihang's PhD defense

Wednesday, July 4th 2018

Saturday, July 7th 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in William O'Brien State Park

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

William O'Brien State Park


Thursday, July 12th 2018
1:00 pm:
Untitled in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Michael Gordon
This is the public portion of Michael's PhD defense

Saturday, July 14th 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Afton State Park

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

Afton State Park


Friday, July 27th 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Dodge Nature Center

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

Dodge Nature Center


Saturday, July 28th 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Lowry Nature Center

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

Lowry Nature Center


Saturday, August 4th 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Afton State Park

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

Afton State Park


Tuesday, August 7th 2018
11:00 am:
Untitled in 301-30 Tate
Speaker: Micaela Bagley
This is the public portion of Micaela's PhD defense

Friday, August 10th 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Lake Maria State Park

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

Lake Maria State Park


Saturday, August 11th 2018
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in William O'Brien State Park

Events are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays (rain or shine), usually beginning in June and ending mid-August. Presentations typically run from 8:30 to 10:00 or 11:00pm, including telescope observing.

William O'Brien State Park


Monday, September 3rd 2018

Wednesday, September 12th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Elbio Dagotto, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes

Friday, September 14th 2018

Friday, September 21st 2018

Friday, September 28th 2018

Wednesday, October 3rd 2018
7:00 pm:
Misel Public Lecture in McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall
Speaker: Professor Nergis Mavalvala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Subject: To be announced.

Thursday, October 4th 2018
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Professor Nergis Mavalvala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Subject: To be announced.
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.

Friday, October 5th 2018

Friday, October 12th 2018

Friday, October 19th 2018

Thursday, October 25th 2018
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Steven Gubser
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Faculty Host: Priscilla Cushman

Friday, October 26th 2018

Friday, November 2nd 2018

Friday, November 9th 2018

Friday, November 16th 2018

Friday, November 23rd 2018
Subject: NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING

Friday, November 30th 2018

Friday, December 7th 2018

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