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CIERA Astronomy LIVE

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Astronomy LIVE

CIERA Astronomy LIVE brings Northwestern astronomers to the public in an interactive online format. Trivia, short presentations and interviews, and...

Oct
18
2019

Colloquium: Daniel Baumann: Amplitudes Meet Cosmology

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Cosmology is famously an observational rather than an experimental science. No experimentalists were present in the early universe, and the...

Oct
25
2019

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Astronomer Evenings

CIERA Astronomer Evenings are special programs that take place on the last Friday of every month at Northwestern's Dearborn Observatory. Look...

Nov
26
2019

Astro Seminar: Jason Dexter: beyond the shadow

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

In the past year, the longstanding goal of imaging a black hole has become reality. Two long baseline interferometry experiments...

Jan
6
2020

HEP Seminar: Bartosz Fornal: Neutron Dark Decay

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

I will discuss the recently proposed dark matter interpretation of the neutron lifetime discrepancy. The difference between bottle and beam...

Mar
20
2020

Cancelled Colloquium: Anna Grassellino: TBD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBD Seminar Speaker: Anna Grassellino, Fermilab  Host: Sauls Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Mar
31
2020

Cancelled: Astro Seminar: Ilse Cleeves: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

TBA   Speaker: Ilse Cleeves, University of Virgina   Host: Diego Munoz     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Apr
6
2020

Cancelled HEP Seminar: Walter Tangarife: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Walter Tangarife, Loyola University   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP

Apr
9
2020

Postponed CMP Seminar: Professor Peter Hirschfeld: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Professor Peter Hirschfeld, University of Florida Host: James Sauls Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Condensed Matter

Apr
13
2020

Cancelled HEP Seminar: Zahra Tabrizi: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Zahra Tabrizi, Virginia Tech   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP

Apr
17
2020

Cancelled Colloquium: Cheng Chin: TBD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBD Seminar Speaker: Cheng Chin, University of Chicago  Host: Kovachy Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Apr
20
2020

Cancelled HEP Seminar: Claudius Krause: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Claudius Krause, Fermilab   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP

Apr
24
2020

Cancelled Colloquium: Jasmine Nirody: TBD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBD Seminar Speaker: Jasmine Nirody, Rockefeller University  Host: Marko Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Apr
27
2020

Cancelled HEP Seminar: Matheus Hostert: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

TBA   Seminar Speaker: Matheus Hostert, University of Minnesota   Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP

Apr
28
2020

Cancelled: Astro Seminar: Josiah Schwab: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

TBA   Speaker: Josiah Schwab, UC Santa Cruz   Host: Kyle Kremer     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

May
8
2020

Cancelled Colloquium: Tom Witten: TBD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBD Seminar Speaker: Tom Witten, University of Chicago   Host: Marko Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

May
12
2020

Cancelled Astro Seminar: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

TBA   Speaker: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, UC Santa Cruz   Host: Luke Kelley     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

May
15
2020

Cancelled Colloquium: Maria Spiropulu: TBD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBD Seminar Speaker: Maria Spiropulu, Cal Tech  Host: Kumar Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

May
19
2020

Cancelled Astro Seminar: Keith Hawkins: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

TBA   Speaker: Keith Hawkins, University of Texas, Austin   Host: Erin Cox     Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

May
29
2020

Cancelled Colloquium: Lindley Winslow: TBD

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

TBD Seminar Speaker:   Lindley Winslow, MIT  Host:  Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Seminar, Colloquium

Jun
18
2020

Physics & Astronomy End of the Year Celebration

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Physics and Astronomy

The Physics & Astronomy department will be hosting a virtual end of the year event to celebrate our students on...

Oct
27
2020

Astro Seminar: Nia Imara: Star Formation Then and Now

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: Stars are fundamental to astronomy, and how they form influences everything from exoplanet studies to cosmology.  Stars form in...

Nov
13
2020

Colloquium: Kam Moler: Quantum Rings of Many Things

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Abstract: Electrons create magnetic fields, so materials that manifest quantum-mechanical and strongly correlated electron behavior must have magnetic signatures. Although...

Mar
10
2021

Special Seminar: Jason Wang, "Capturing the Nature of Other Worlds"

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Special Seminars

Presenter: Jason Wang, Caltech Website: https://jasonwang.space/ Host: Vicky Kalogera, Daniel I. Linzer Distinguished University Professor, CIERA Director Talk Abstract: Although thousands of exoplanets have...

May
3
2021

HEP Seminar: Julia Gehrlein: CEvNS gate to new physics

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Abstract: The observation of coherent elastic neutrino nucleus scattering (CEνNS) by the COHERENT collaboration in 2017 has opened a new...

Apr
21
2022

CMP Seminar: Nick Poniatowski: Spin waves meet superconductivity

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Abstract: Spin triplet superconductors are among the most exotic of quantum materials, featuring a rich phenomenology including topological surface states, fractional...

May
23
2022

HEP Seminar: Xin Qian: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Xin Qian, Brookhaven National Laboratory  Host: Professor André de Gouvêa

May
27
2022

Rapid Fire Research

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Describing your research in a clear, concise, and stimulating way is as much of an art as a science, and...

Jun
9
2022

Complex Systems Seminar: Eric Corwin: Extreme Diffusion

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: Diffusion is pervasive in the natural world. Over one hundred years ago Einstein created a remarkably simple and powerful...

Oct
14
2022

Colloquium: Jim Sauls: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Abstract: TBA Host: William Halperin Speaker: Jim Sauls, Professor, Northwestern University

Oct
19
2022

PACER Seminar: Lindsey Byrne and Helen Ansell:TBA

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Physics and Astronomy

Abstract: TBA Speakers: Lindsey Byrne, Graduate Student, Northwestern University Helen Ansell, Postdoctoral Scholar, Northwestern University 

Oct
28
2022

Colloquium: Mary James: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Mary James, Professor, Reed College, Portland OR Host: John Joseph Carrasco

Nov
1
2022

Astro Seminar: Mitch Begelman: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Mitch Begelman, Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder Host: Professor Giacomo Fragione

Nov
2
2022

PACER Seminar: Cole Kampa and Maxwell Wisne: TBA

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Physics and Astronomy

Abstract: TBA Speakers: Cole Kampa, Graduate Student, Northwestern University Maxwell Wisne, Graduate Student, Northwestern University

Nov
3
2022

Complex Systems Seminar: Nathan Keim: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Nathan Keim, Associate Research Professor, Penn State University  Host: Professor Michelle Driscoll

Nov
8
2022

Astro Seminar: Federica Bianco: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Federica Bianco, Assistant Professor, University of Delaware Host: Professor Giacomo Fragione

Nov
11
2022

Colloquium: Markus Aspelmeyer: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Professor Markus Aspelmeyer, University of Vienna Hosts: Professor Andy Geraci, Professor Tim Kovachy

Nov
14
2022

HEP Seminar: Roland Farrell: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Roland Farrell, PhD student, University of Washington, Seattle Host: Ian Low

Nov
15
2022

Astro Seminar: Salvatore Vitale: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Salvatore Vitale, Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Host: Professor Giacomo Fragione

Nov
16
2022

PACER Seminar: Joe Michail and Sai Pavan Chitta: TBA

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Physics and Astronomy

Abstract: TBA Speakers:  Joe Michail, Graduate Student, Northwestern University Sai Pavan Chitta, Graduate Student, Northwestern University  

Nov
17
2022

Complex Systems Seminar: Dustin Kleckner: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Dustin Kleckner, Assistant Professor of Physics, University of California Merced Host: Professor Michelle Driscoll

Nov
17
2022

CMP Seminar: Zizhou Jin: Title: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Abstrat: TBA Speaker: Zizhou Jin, University of Geneva Host: Anupam Garg

Nov
29
2022

Astro Seminar: Ue-Li Pen:TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Ue-Li Pen, Professor CITA University of Toronto Host: Professor Giacomo Fragione

Jan
17
2023

Astro Seminar: Katerina Chatziioannou: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Katerina Chatziioannou, Assisant Professor of Physics, Caltech Host: Professor Giacomo Fragione

Jan
24
2023

Astro Seminar: Jessica Lu: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Jessica Lu, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley Host: Professor Giacomo Fragione

Jan
31
2023

Astro Seminar: Marcelle Soares-Santos: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Astrophysics Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Marcelle Soares-Santo, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Host: Professor Giacomo Fragione

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