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CMSS Colloquium: Integrating a Computational Perspective in the Basic Science Education, Feb. 26

Morten Hjorth-Jensen

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Morten Hjorth-Jensen on “Computing in Science Education. Integrating a Computational Perspective in the Basic Science Education” on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245. Abstract: In the last decades we have witnessed an incredible development of both […]

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February 2, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents

Physics Colloquium: From nuclei to neutron stars: why is matter stable?, Feb. 27

Morten Hjorth-Jensen

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Morten Hjorth-Jensen of Michigan State University and University of Oslo  on “From nuclei to neutron stars: why is matter stable?” on Friday, Feb. 27, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: To understand why nuclear matter is stable, and thereby shed light on […]

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February 2, 2015 at 9:45 amEvents

CMSS Colloquium: Molecular Silver Nanoparticles: chemical, optical and structural principles, Feb. 5

CMSS Colloquium: Molecular Silver Nanoparticles: chemical, optical and structural principles, Feb. 5

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Terry Bigioni on “Molecular Silver Nanoparticles: chemical, optical and structural principles” on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245. Abstract: Very small noble metal nanoparticles have molecular forms, i.e. they have definite molecular formulae and structures, which […]

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February 1, 2015 at 11:00 pmEvents

Physics Colloquium: Stellar Explosions and Element Synthesis, Feb. 6

Physics Colloquium: Stellar Explosions and Element Synthesis, Feb. 6

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Gail McLaughlin of North Carolina State University  on “Stellar Explosions and Element Synthesis” on Friday, Feb. 6, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: The astrophysical origin of many of the heaviest elements remains a mystery. About half of the elements with mass […]

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February 1, 2015 at 10:45 pmEvents

INPP Seminar: Quark-gluon Plasma, Feb.10

INPP Seminar: Quark-gluon Plasma, Feb.10

The Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics (INPP) presents Jerry P. Draayer, of  the Louisiana State University, presenting “Quark-gluon Plasma*” on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at at 4:00 p.m. in Edwards Accelerator Lab, Roger W. Finlay Conference Room. Abstract: As the quark-gluon plasma –  governed by strong interaction physics – cools, […]

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February 1, 2015 at 9:45 pmEvents

CMSS Colloquium: Quantum Wigner Solids in Two-dimensional Flatlands, Feb. 12

Jian Huang

The Condensed Matter & Surface Sciences Colloquium Series presents Jian Huang of Wayne State University on “Quantum Wigner Solids in Two-dimensional Flatlands” on Thursday, Feb. 12, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245. Abstract:Transport studies of two-dimensional electron systems compose two fundamental effects: disorder scattering and electron-electron interaction. Fifty years […]

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February 1, 2015 at 9:15 pmEvents

Physics Colloquium: Majorana Fermions in Semiconductor Nanowires Coupled to Superconductors, Feb. 13

Sergey Frolov

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Sergey Frolov of the University of Pittsburgh on “Majorana Fermions in Semiconductor Nanowires Coupled to Superconductors” on Friday, Feb. 13, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Abstract: Majorana fermions are real solutions to the Dirac equation, meaning they are their own  antiparticles. In […]

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February 1, 2015 at 9:00 pmEvents