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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, October 16th 2017

Monday, October 23rd 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Colin Hill, Department of Physics, Columbia University
Subject: New Information in Ancient Photons: Novel Approaches to CMB Foregrounds and Secondary Anisotropies
Faculty Host: Shaul Hanany
Tuesday, October 24th 2017
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
To be announced.
Wednesday, October 25th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Cindy Regal, University of Colorado-Boulder
Subject: Prospects for an optical link to superconducting qubits via engineered micromechanical motion
Faculty Host: Clement Pryke
To be announced.
4:30 pm:
CM Journal Club in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Ruiqi Xing
Subject: Machine Learning circumvents sign problem in Quantum Monte Carlo
Thursday, October 26th 2017
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Hao Wu, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
10:30 am:
Thesis Defense in 110 PAN
Speaker: Qianhui Shi, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantum Hall stripes under in-plane magnetic fields
This is the public portion of Ms. Shi's thesis defense. Her advisor is Michael Zudov.
Speaker: Micaela Bagley
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Cindy Regal, University of Colorado-Boulder
Subject: Interferometry in a Strong Light
Faculty Host: Clement Pryke
Friday, October 27th 2017
10:10 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
There will be no seminar this week.
12:20 pm:
To be announced.
Speaker: Gustavo Marques Tavares (Stanford)
Subject: "Detecting dark matter from Supernovae
Speaker: Stuart Bale, Berkeley Space Science Lab.
Refreshments to be served in the MIfA Interaction Area (Tate 285-11) following the colloquium.
Faculty Host: Cynthia Cattell
Speaker: C. Kenneth Waters, Department of Philosophy - University of Calgary
Subject: An Epistemology of Scientific Investigation
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Jian-Ping Wang, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

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