Past Physics Colloquia

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Past Colloquia Series

March 16th

Wolfgang Pauli's Attraction to Carl Jung's Psychology.
Dr. John Gustafson, Instructor
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota Duluth

April 13th

Experimental observations on sand and snow dynamics.
Michele Guala, Associate Professor
St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Dep. Civil, Environmental and Geo Engineering, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

April 20th

Even Longer-Baseline Neutrino Experiments
Alec Habig, Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota Duluth

April 27th

Microtubule Mechanics
Taviare Hawkins, Associate Professor
Physics Department, University of Wisconsin La Crosse

Friday, February 3

"Did the Universe Have a Beginning?"
Audrey Mithani, Assistant Professor
Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Minnesota Duluth

Friday, February 24

"Black Holes, Holography and Quantum Information"
Daniel Harlow, Postdoctoral Scholar
Center for the Fundamental Laws of Nature, Harvard University

Friday, March 3

"Demystifying Neutrinos with the NovA Experiment"
Matthew Strait, Postdoctoral Scholar
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Friday, March 31

"Discovery of an Extremely Rare Galaxy"
Mutlu-Pakdil, Ph.D. Candidate
Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Friday, April 14

"Searches for Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background with Advanced LIGO"
Andrew Matas, Postdoctoral Scholar
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Friday, April 21

"3D Imaging of the Nucleon"
Matthias Burkardt, Distinguished Achievement Professor
Department of Physics, New Mexico State University

September 22nd

The Muon g-2 Experiment at Fermilab
Tammy Walton, Research Associate
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

October 13th

A Brief History and Overview of Reactor Neutrino Physics
Christopher White, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Physics
Illinois Institute of Technology

October 20th

Studying the nanoscopic spatial organization of cellular signaling molecules with quantitative super-resolution microscopy
Elias Puchner, Assistant Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

December 1st

Coastally generated near-inertial waves
Samuel Kelly, Assistant Professor
Physics & Astronomy Department and Large Lakes Observatory, University of Minnesota Duluth