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Brown Bag Lunch Series

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

Exploring the landscapes of Quasicrystal Artificial Spin Ices Frank Barrows, Applied Physics Grad Student By patterning materials into nanoscale networks the interplay...

Jan
16
2018

Todd Thompson: TBA

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

Title: TBA Speaker: Todd Thompson, Ohio State University Host: Jonathan Stern Abstract: TBA Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Jan
19
2018

Damiano Caprioli: New Insights on the Origin of Cosmic Rays

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

Title: New Insights on the Origin of Cosmic Rays Speaker: Damiano Caprioli, University of Chicago Abstract: The origin of extraterrestrial energetic particles (usually referred to...

Jan
26
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. Astronomers...

Jan
29
2018

Yue Zhang: Top-philic Z-prime Forces at the LHC

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

Title: Top-philic Z-prime Forces at the LHC Speaker: Yue Zhang, Northwestern University  Abstract: Despite extensive searches for an additional neutral massive gauge boson at the...

Jan
30
2018

Maxwell Moe: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Eclipsing Binaries

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

Title: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Eclipsing Binaries Speaker: Maxwell Moe, University of Arizona Host: Diego Munoz Abstract: Wide-field photometric surveys have discovered hundreds...

Jan
31
2018

Brown Bag Lunch with Deanne Coppejans, PhD

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

Are there jets in Super-luminous Supernovae? Deanne Coppejans, PhD | Northwestern University The explosions of stars (supernovae, SNe) show a wide range...

Feb
2
2018

Nancy Aggarwal: Quantum Measurements at LIGO

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by AMO: The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar

Title: Quantum Measurements at LIGO Speaker: Nancy Aggarwal, MIT   Abstract: The precision of gravitational wave measurements by the Advanced LIGO interferometers is limited by...

Feb
2
2018

Kate Ross: Spin Orbit Coupled Quantum Magnetism

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

Title: Spin Orbit Coupled Quantum Magnetism Speaker:Kate Ross, Colorado State University  Abstract: “Quantum magnetism” refers to magnetic phases with physical properties that are determined...

Feb
6
2018

Heino Falcke: Imaging Black Holes now and in the future

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

Title: Imaging Black Holes now and in the future Speaker: Heino Falcke, Radboud University Nijmegen Host: Rocco Coppejans Abstract: One of the most fundamental predictions of general...

Feb
13
2018

Rebekah Dawson: Origins of Super-Earths in Inner Solar Systems

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

Title: Origins of Super-Earths in Inner Solar Systems Speaker: Rebekah Dawson Host: Wen-fai Fong Abstract: Over the past decade, exoplanet surveys have discovered that many other solar...

Feb
14
2018

Brown Bag Lunch with Trevor LaMountain and James Beughly

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

“Optical Stark Effect in Two-Dimensional Semiconductors”Trevor LaMountain First observed in atomic and molecular systems, sub-resonant light can cause energy levels to...

Feb
23
2018

Danny Milisavljevic: Reverse Engineering Supernovae

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

Title: Reverse Engineering Supernovae Speaker: Danny Milisavljevic, Purdue University Abstract: Core-collapse supernovae mark the catastrophic deaths of massive stars and are among the most powerful...

Feb
23
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...

Feb
26
2018

Special Seminar, Xiao Luo: Neutrinos: A ν Torch to New Physics

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

Title: Neutrinos: A ν Torch to New Physics Speaker: Xiao Luo, Yale  Abstract: The discovery of neutrino oscillations is so far the only direct experimental...

Feb
27
2018

Duncan Lorimer: Fast Radio Bursts -- Nature's Latest Cosmic Mystery

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

Title: Fast Radio Bursts -- Nature's Latest Cosmic Mystery Speaker: Duncan Lorimer,  West Virginia University Host: Deanne Coppejans Abstract: Fast Radio Bursts are millisecond-duration pulses of...

Mar
2
2018

Joel Moore: New topological phases and effects in solids

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

Title: New topological phases and effects in solids Speaker: Joel Moore, UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Abstract:  Much of condensed matter physics is concerned...

Mar
9
2018

Amy Reines: The Origin of Supermassive Black Holes

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

Title: The Origin of Supermassive Black Holes Speaker: Amy Reines, Montana State University  Abstract: The origin of supermassive black holes remains a major outstanding issue...

Mar
12
2018

Dan Kaplan: Antimatter Gravity with Muonium

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: TBA Speaker: Dan Kaplan, IIT   Abstract: The gravitational acceleration of antimatter, gbar, has yet to be directly measured; an unexpected outcome of its measurement...

Mar
13
2018

Sasha Philippov: How do pulsars shine?

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

Title: TBA Speaker: Sasha Philippov, UC Berkeley Host: Sasha Tchekhovskoy Abstract: The modeling of pulsar radio and gamma-ray emission suggests that in order to...

Mar
14
2018

Brown Bag Lunch Series

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

TBA

Apr
2
2018

Bryan Fulsom: New Physics at Bell II

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

Title: New Physics at Bell II Speaker: Bryan Fulsom, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory   Abstract: The first generation of B-Factories, BaBar and Belle, operated over the...

Apr
3
2018

Shami Chatterjee: The Deepening Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts

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

Title: The Deepening Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts Speaker: Shami Chatterjee,  Cornell University Host: Deanne Coppejans Abstract: Fast radio bursts, dispersed millisecond flashes of radio waves originating...

Apr
4
2018

Brown Bag Lunch Series with Riley Hanus and Sumitabha Brahmachari

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

“Phonon diffraction and dimensionality crossover in phonon-interface scattering”Riley Hanus, Northwestern University This theoretical work provides several mechanistic understandings of...

Apr
9
2018

Mathieu Guigue: Project 8: Measuring the neutrino mass with CRES

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Title: Project 8: Measuring the neutrino mass with CRES Speaker: Mathieu Guigue, Pacific Northwest National Labs  Abstract: Project 8 is a tritium endpoint neutrino mass experiment...

Apr
10
2018

Heilborn Lectures: Variations on a theme of Aharonov and Bohm

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Special Events and Invited Talks

Sir Michael BerryMelville Wills Professor of Physics (Emeritus)H H Wills Physics LaboratoryUniversity of Bristol, UK "Variations on a theme of Aharonov...

Apr
20
2018

Peter Armitage: On Ising's model of ferromagnetism

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

Title: On Ising's model of ferromagnetism Speaker:Peter Armitage, Johns Hopkins University Abstract: The 1D Ising model is a classical model of great historical significance...

Apr
23
2018

Cheryl Patrick: SuperNEMO and the mystery of matter

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

Title: SuperNEMO and the mystery of matter Speaker: Cheryl Patrick, University College London  Abstract: Why does the universe exist? Or rather - how did we...

Apr
24
2018

Suvi Gezari: Hungry Black Holes

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

Title: Hungry Black Holes Speaker: Suvi Gezari, University of Maryland Host: Giacomo Terreran Abstract: We are entering an era of increasingly powerful wide-field optical imaging surveys that...

Apr
27
2018

Subir Sachdev: Strange metals and black holes

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

Title: Strange metals and black holes Speaker:Subir Sachdev, Harvard University  Abstract:  A `strange metal’ is a new state of matter, formed by electrons in...

Apr
27
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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....

May
4
2018

Ryan Chornock : GW170817: A Golden Neutron Star Merger

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

Title: GW170817: A Golden Neutron Star Merger Speaker:Ryan Chornock, Ohio University  Abstract: On August 17th of last year, the Advanced LIGO/VIRGO gravitational wave observatories detected...

May
7
2018

Luca Galli: “The MEG II Experiment: status and perspective”

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

Title: “The MEG II Experiment: status and perspective” Speaker: Luca Galli,  INFN-Pisa  Abstract: The MEG experiment, designed to search for the μ → eγ...

May
9
2018

Rapid Fire Research

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Want to showcase your research to your peers? Want to practice your communication skills? Want to win great cash prizes?...

May
10
2018

Dr. Leo Li: Graphene Double-layers: Exciton condensate and beyond

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

Dr. Leo Li, Columbia University Title: Graphene Double-layers: Exciton condensate and beyond Abstract: A graphene double layer heterostructure is achieved by bringing...

May
11
2018

Elisabetta Matsumoto: Non-euclidean virtual reality

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

Title: Non-euclidean virtual reality Speaker: Elisabetta Matsumoto, Georgia Institute of Technology Abstract: The properties of euclidean space seem natural and obvious to us, to the...

May
25
2018

Brad Cenko: The Zwicky Transient Facility

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

Title: The Zwicky Transient Facility Speaker:Brad Cenko, NASA Abstract: Thanks in large part to Moore’s Law (applied both to Si-based CCD detectors and computational/storage...

May
25
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

CIERA graduate students Alex Gurvich and Zach Hafen will host this month’s event. They will discuss their research related to...

May
29
2018

Ramesh Narayan: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion

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

Title: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Speaker: Ramesh Narayan, Harvard University Host: Sasha Tchekhovskoy Abstract: Accreting black holes are observed in a large variety of...

May
29
2018

Ramesh Narayan: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion [copy]

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

Title: Numerical Simulations of Black Hole Accretion Speaker: Ramesh Narayan, Harvard University Host: Sasha Tchekhovskoy Abstract: Accreting black holes are observed in a large variety of...

Jun
29
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by CIERA - Conferences/Collab Meetings

Join CIERA graduate student astronomers for a discussion of gravitational waves & black holes. Our astronomers will briefly present their own...

Jul
27
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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...

Aug
31
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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...

Sep
28
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

9:00 PM - 11:00 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...

Oct
12
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Ekta Patel; Sean Ressler

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: Ekta Patel (University...

Oct
19
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Andrew Chael; Luke Kelley

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:   What will the...

Oct
22
2018

HEP Seminar: Laurentiu Rodina: The Unique S-matrix

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

I will explore the surprising interplay between six basic principles underlying perturbative relativistic QFT predictions: gauge invariance, the Adler zero,...

Oct
24
2018

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar Series: Andrea Isgro and Ingrid Stolt

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

The N-jettiness subtraction scheme Andrea Isgrò, Graduate Student abstract: The increasing experimental precision in Standard Model measurements at the Large Hadron Collider...

Oct
26
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Kung-Yi Su, Emily Leiner

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: Kung-Yi Su (Caltech) Talk...

Oct
26
2018

CIERA Astronomer Evenings

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

Join CIERA graduate student astronomers for a discussion of gravitational waves and black holes. Our astronomers will briefly present their...

Nov
1
2018

CMP Seminar: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA Seminar Speaker: TBA Host: TBA Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Condensed Matter

Nov
9
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Tingting Liu, Kerry Paterson

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: Tingting Liu (University...

Nov
16
2018

CIERA Theory Group: Patrick Sheehan; Nick Frontiere

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: Patrick Sheehan (NRAO)Nick...

Nov
16
2018

Special CMP Seminar: Professor Can-Ming Hu: Cavity Spintronics

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter Physics Seminars

Cavity spintronics (also known as spin cavitronics) is a newly developing, interdisciplinary field that brings together microwave and optical communities...

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
10
2020

Postponed: Heilborn Lectures: The Future of Computing

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Special Events and Invited Talks

Please visit our website for any updates.   HEIKE E. RIEL DEPARTMENT HEAD FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, IBM Keywords: Physcis, Astronomy, Heilborn

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...

Feb
2
2021

Astro Seminar: Alexie Leauthaud: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Alexie Leauthaud, UCSC  Website: https://alexie.sites.ucsc.edu Host: Tjitske Starkenburg    If you know someone who would be interested in attending this talk, please...

Feb
5
2021

Colloquium: Tracy Slatyer: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA Seminar Speaker: Tracy Slatyer, MIT Host: André De Gouvea  Meeting Details: Friday, February 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Central Time) on Zoom. Zoom...

Feb
9
2021

Astro Seminar: Renyu Hu : TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Renyu Hu, PhD Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Starshade Scientist, NASA Exoplanet Exploration Program Website: http://web.gps.caltech.edu/~ryh/ Host: Sukrit Ranjan   If you know someone...

Feb
16
2021

Astro Seminar: Johanna Teske: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Johanna Teske, Carnegie Science Website: https://johannateske.squarespace.com/ Host: Sukrit Ranjan   If you know someone who would be interested in attending this talk,...

Feb
18
2021

Complex Systems Seminar: Professor Robert Leheny: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Professor Robert Leheny, North Carolina State University Host: Michelle Driscoll Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems

Feb
19
2021

Colloquium: Eric Cornell: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA Seminar Speaker: Eric Cornell, University of Colorado Host: Tim Kovachy Meeting Details: Friday, February 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Central Time) on...

Feb
23
2021

Astro Seminar: Nathan Leigh: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Nathan Leigh, University of Concepcion Website: http://www.astro.udec.cl/e/people/profs/nl.html Host: Giacomo Fragione   If you know someone who would be interested in attending this...

Mar
18
2021

Complex Systems Seminar: Zoltán Toroczkai: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Zoltán Toroczkai, University of Notre Dame Host: Istvan Kovacs Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems

Apr
6
2021

Astro Seminar: Alexander Ji: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Alexander Ji, Carnegie Observatories Website: https://www.alexji.com/ Host: Wen-fai Fong   If you know someone who would be interested in attending this talk,...

Apr
8
2021

Complex Systems Seminar: Maksim Kitsak: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Maksim Kitsak, TU Delft Host: Istvan Kovacs Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems

Apr
13
2021

Astro Seminar: Megan Ansdell: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Megan Ansdell, NASA Website: https://sites.google.com/view/meganansdell/home Host: Patrick Sheehan   If you know someone who would be interested in attending this talk, please...

Apr
20
2021

Astro Seminar: Jennifer Barnes: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Jennifer Barnes, Columbia University Website: https://www.astro.columbia.edu/profile?uid=jbarnes Host: Wen-fai Fong   If you know someone who would be interested in attending this talk,...

Apr
22
2021

Complex Systems Seminar: Stephanie Palmer: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Stephanie Palmer, University of Chicago Host: Michelle Driscoll Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems

Apr
27
2021

Astro Seminar: Lia Corrales: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Lia Corrales, University of Michigan Website: http://www.liacorrales.com/ Host: Kerry Paterson   If you know someone who would be interested in attending this...

May
4
2021

Astro Seminar: Kate Daniel: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Kate Daniel, Bryn Mawr College Website: https://kathrynedaniel.wixsite.com/home Host: Tjitske Starkenburg    If you know someone who would be interested in attending this...

May
6
2021

Complex Systems Seminar: Emőke-Ágnes Horvát: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Physics and Astronomy Complex Systems Seminars

Abstract: TBA Speaker: Emőke-Ágnes Horvát, Northwestern University Host: Istvan Kovacs Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Complex Systems

May
11
2021

Astro Seminar: Joe Anderson: TBA

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

Abstract: TBA   Speaker: Joe Anderson, ESO Website: https://www.eso.org/sci/activities/santiago/personnel.html Host: Giacomo Terreran    If you know someone who would be interested in attending this talk, please...

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