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INPP Seminar | Extending the Frontier of Predictive Ab Initio Methods: Recent Developments and Outlook, Jan. 17

Titus Morris

The Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics (INPP) presents Titus Morris, of University of Tennessee/Oak Ridge National Lab, presenting “Extending the Frontier of Predictive Ab Initio Methods: Recent Developments and Outlook,” on Tuesday, January 17, at at 4 p.m. in Edwards Accelerator Lab, Roger W. Finlay Conference Room. Abstract: The […]

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January 2, 2017 at 8:00 pmEvents

Science Café | Quest for Supermassive Black Holes, Jan. 18

Dr. Joseph Shields

Science Café presents Dr. Joseph Shields, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, discussing “The Quest for Supermassive Black Holes” on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Black holes can be millions of times more massive than the sun, but their density and relative distance from […]

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January 2, 2017 at 7:45 pmEvents

Physics Colloquium | Optical Vortices and Their Interaction with Matter, Jan. 20

Andrei Afanasev

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Andrei Afanasev of The George Washington University, Washington, DC on “Optical Vortices and Their Interaction with Matter” on Friday, January 20, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: I will present an overview of optical vortices, or the beams of light that carry […]

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January 2, 2017 at 7:15 pmEvents

Physics Colloquium | Connecting Model-Based Predictions to Reality, Jan. 13

Dave Higdon

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Dave Higdon of Social Decision and Analytics Laboratory, Virginia Tech on “Connecting Model-Based Predictions to Reality” on Friday, Jan. 13, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: In the presence of relevant physical observations, one can usually calibrate a computer model, and even […]

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January 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

CMSS Colloquium | Electrons and Phonons in V2O5: a 2D Layered Material with 1D Chains and Strong Correlation Effect, Nov. 10

Walter Lambrecht

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Walter Lambrecht of Case Western Reserve University on “Electrons and Phonons in V2O5: a 2D Layered Material with 1D Chains and Strong Correlation Effect,” on Thursday, November 10, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: 1D chains in each layer.  In this […]

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November 1, 2016 at 9:45 pmEvents

CMSS Colloquium | From Black Phosphorus to Phosphorene, Nov. 17

Peide Ye

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Peide Ye of Purdue University on “From Black Phosphorus to Phosphorene,” on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract:  Phosphorus is one of the most abundant elements preserved in earth, constructing with a fraction of 0.1% of the […]

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November 1, 2016 at 8:00 pmEvents

Physics Colloquium | Fundamental Symmetries of the Early Universe and the Origin of Matter, Nov. 18

Michael Ramsey-Musolf

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Michael Ramsey-Musolf of Amherst Center for Fundamental Interactions, University of Massachusetts-Amherst on “Fundamental Symmetries of the Early Universe and the Origin of Matter” on Friday, Nov. 18, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract:  Explaining why the universe contains more matter than antimatter […]

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November 1, 2016 at 7:45 pmEvents