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Events Calendar

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

Zoom logoFor Fall 2021, all UNM Physics and Astronomy Colloquia will take place on Friday afternoon from 3:30 to 5 pm either in the Colloquium room, 1100 PAÍS, or remotely via Zoom. If you would like to attend any Physics and Astronomy events online, please contact the front office at 505 277-2616 for registration and passcode information.

The Colloquia series is a weekly seminar that brings speakers from academia, national labs and industry to discuss a wide range of research topics. The series is free and all are welcome to attend.

Friday August 27, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  The Search for Habitable Worlds around Nearby Stars
 Presenter:  Daniel Apai, The University of Arizona
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Diana Dragomir
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday September 3, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  A Dark Baryon Explanation of The Neutron Decay Anomaly
 Presenter:  Benjamin Grinstein, UCSD
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Web Site:    https:/ / youtu.be/ P4ci-UGEwcw
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday September 10, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Scalable semiconductor quantum systems
 Presenter:  Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University is the Jensen Huang Professor in Global Leadership, School of Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering and by courtesy of Applied Physics, Stanford University

She is also a faculty member of Ginzton Lab, Q-FARM, PULSE, SIMES, SPRC, Wu-Tsai Neurosciences Institute, SystemX, Bio-X

PI of the Nanoscale and Quantum Photonics (NQP) Lab
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday September 17, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum and Classical Time Crystals
 Presenter:  Norman Yao, UC Berekely
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday September 24, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Black Hole Thermodynamics: Then and Now
 Presenter:  Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Web Site:    https:/ / youtu.be/ kLwrP9_Y79E
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Via Zoom. Please take the Satisfaction Survey

 

Friday October 1, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Iran Nuclear Deal: A Plea for Nuclear Arms Control in Uncertain Times
 Presenter:  Matthias Grosse Perdekamp
Professor and Head of the Department of Physics
Director of ACDIS the Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Paul Schwoebel
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday October 8, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  How to Form a Habitable Planet
 Presenter:  Meredith MacGregor, University of Colorado Boulder
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday October 22, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  The third cosmological paradigm
 Presenter:  Michael Turner is the Bruce V. and Diana M. Rauner Distinguished Service Professor; Director of the National Science Foundation's Physics Frontiers Centers at Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago's Departments of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics; Enrico Fermi Institute
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Via Zoom. Please take the Satisfaction Survey

 

Friday October 29, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Black holes in globular clusters
 Presenter:  Tom Maccarone, Texas Tech
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ylva Pihlstrom
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday November 5, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Precision measurements of neutron beta decay and the neutron lifetime puzzle
 Presenter:  Steven Clayton, Los Alamos National Lab
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Web Site:    https:/ / youtu.be/ PyzXP1oOCxg
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Via Zoom. Please take the Satisfaction Survey

 

Friday November 12, 2021
4:00 pm  Title:  Testing the No-Hair Theorem and the Area Theorem with LIGO
 Presenter:  Saul Teukolsky, Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics at Cornell University
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Web Site:    https:/ / youtu.be/ b5QItBxVSCM
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Via Zoom. Please take the Satisfaction Survey

 

Friday November 19, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Surgical Fluorescence Imaging with Computational Single Photon Cameras
 Presenter:  Andreas Velten, U. Wisconsin, Madison
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday December 3, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Imaging the Dynamic Atmospheres of Dying Stars
 Presenter:  Lynn Matthews, MIT
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ylva Pihlstrom
 Location:  Via Zoom. Please take the Satisfaction Survey

 

Friday December 10, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Building materials from microwave photons
 Presenter:  David Schuster, U. Chicago
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  Via Zoom. Please take the Satisfaction Survey

Disability Notice If you need an auxiliary aid or service to attend any Department of Physics and Astronomy event, please contact the department (phone: 505 277-2616; email: physics@unm.edu) as far in advance as possible to ensure you are accommodated.