Upcoming Colloquia

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Listed below are upcoming colloquia in Physics and Related Fields. All events take place on Mondays at 4:00 p.m. in Schwartz Auditorium,  Rockefeller Hall. Refreshments are served 3:30 – 3:50 p.m.

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Spring 2019:

January 28:  Lisa Kaltenegger, Astronomy, Cornell
Title:  A Critical View on how to Characterize Habitable Worlds and Signs of Life
Host: Eanna Flanagan

February 4:  Jeffrey McMahon, University of Michigan
Title:  Mapping New Physics with the Cosmic Microwave Background
Host:  Mike Niemack

February 11:  Lisa Manning, Syracuse University
Title:  What do Guitar Strings and Balloons have in common with Biological Tissues?
Host:  Jim Sethna

February 18:  Hirosi Ooguri, Caltech and the University of Tokyo
Title: Constraints on Quantum Gravity
Host:  Liam McAllister

March 4 CANCELLED (APS Meeting week in Boston):  

March 11:  Benjamin Nachman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title:  Student Becomes Teacher:  How Machine Learning can Teach us Fundamental Physics
Host:  Jim Alexander

March 18:  Ruth Murray-Clay, UC Santa Cruz - Salpeter Lecture
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Host:  Dong Lai

March 25:  Paula Heron, University of Washington
Title:  Improving Student Learning in Physics:  The Dual Roles of Conceptual Understanding and Reasoning Ability
Host:  Natasha Holmes

April 8:  John Preskill, Caltech - The Bethe Lectures
Title:  Quantum Computing in the NISQ Era and Beyond
Host: Paul Ginsparg

April 15:  Claudio Pellegrini, UCLA and SLAC
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Host:  Jared Maxson

April 22:  Bruce Draine PhD '78, Princeton University - Gold Lecture
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Host:  Dong Lai

April 29:  David Grier, NYU
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Host: Itai Cohen

May 6:  David Griffiths, Reed College
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Host:  Naomi Gendler

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Fall 2019:

September 9:  Mary James, Reed College
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Host:  Ritchie Patterson

September 16: Tom Hartman, Cornell University
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Host:  Liam McAllister

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September 30:  Paul Chaikin, NYU - The Bethe Lectures
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Host: Itai Cohen

October 7:
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October 21:  Amir Yacoby, Harvard University
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Host:  Katja Nowack

October 28:  Adam Becker, Science Writer
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Host:  Jim Sethna

November 4:  Brian Metzger, Columbia - Salpeter Lecture
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November 18: 
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*November 25: 
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*Thanksgiving week

*December 2:
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*week after Thanksgiving

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