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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...

Nov
30
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Lucy McNeil, Erin Cox

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Theory Group Meetings

Friday Theory Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring: Lucy McNeil (Monash) Talk Title: Probing...

Nov
30
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

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

Dec
12
2018

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar Series

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Building Stellar Nurseries: Using the Hubble Space Telescope to Investigate Interstellar Cold CloudsCody Dirks, Graduate Student Understanding the star-formation process entails...

Jan
14
2019

Observational Astro Meeting: Tanmoy Laskar: "GRBs: The Radio Revolution"

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Observational Astronomy Meetings

Monday Observational Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring:   Tanmoy Laskar (University of Bath) Title: GRBs:...

Jan
18
2019

CIERA Theory Group: Prakriti Choudhury, Chris Pankow

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Theory Group Meetings

Friday Theory Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring: Prakriti Choudhury (Indian Institute...

Jan
20
2019

Total Lunar Eclipse with CIERA Astronomers

9:30 PM - 11:45 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Special Public Events

Observe the total lunar eclipse at the historic Dearborn Observatory, and talk to Northwestern astronomers!  Hot chocolate provided at Dearborn while...

Jan
23
2019

Special Seminar: Marco Berton: "Rogue NLS1 - An AGN story"

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Special Seminars

Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) presents a Special Seminar featuring:  Marco Berton (Finnish Centre for Astronomy...

Jan
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...

Jan
28
2019

Observational Astro Meeting: TBA: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Observational Astronomy Meetings

Monday Observational Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring:   Due to predicted snowstorm tomorrow,...

Feb
11
2019

Observational Astro Meeting: TBA: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Observational Astronomy Meetings

Monday Observational Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring:   TBA Title: TBA Abstract: TBA   Host: Raffaella Margutti

Feb
13
2019

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar Series: Zhewei Yin and Travis Douglas

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Constructing Scattering Amplitudes of Nambu-Goldstone Bosons Zhewei Yin People have long been developing new ideas on formulating and calculating scattering amplitudes. I...

Feb
22
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...

Feb
25
2019

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar Series: Dylan Temples and Paul Williams

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

• “Sub-GeV Dark Matter Reach In LXe-TPCs with Hydrogen Doping”Dylan Temples, Northwestern University Dark matter direct detection experiments seek to characterize...

Feb
25
2019

Observational Astro Meeting: TBA: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Observational Astronomy Meetings

Monday Observational Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring:   TBA Title: TBA Abstract: TBA   Host: Raffaella Margutti

Apr
8
2019

Observational Astro Meeting: TBA: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Observational Astronomy Meetings

Monday Observational Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring:   TBA Title: TBA Abstract: TBA   Host: Raffaella Margutti

Apr
17
2019

Radio Astronomy Seminar: Vicky Kaspi: Fast Radio Bursts

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Radio Astronomy Seminars

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are a newly discovered astrophysical phenomenon consisting of short (few ms) bursts of radio waves. FRBs...

Apr
26
2019

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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...

May
15
2019

Rapid Fire Research

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

TBA

May
31
2019

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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...

Jun
28
2019

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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...

Sep
27
2019

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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...

Sep
30
2019

Observational Astro Meeting: Kaew Samaporn Tinyanont & TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Observational Astronomy Meetings

Monday Observational Meetings for Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), this week featuring:   Kaew Samaporn Tinyanont (Caltech) Title: Insights...

Oct
4
2019

Colloquium: Petia Vlahovska: Active colloidal fluids

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

Flocks of birds and schools of fish are familiar examples of emergent collective behavior, where interactions between self-propelled (active) individuals...

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...

Dec
9
2021

CMP Seminar: Yafis Barlas: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Professor Yafis Barlas, University of Nevada, Reno Host: James Sauls

Jan
3
2022

HEP Seminar: Alex Edison: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Alex Edison, Uppsala University, Sweden Host: John Joseph Carrasco

Jan
21
2022

Colloquium: Christos Panagopoulos: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Christos Panagopoulos, Nanyang Technological University Host: James Sauls

Jan
28
2022

Colloquium: Andrew Houck: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Andrew Houck, Princeton University Host: Anupam Garg

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