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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

Colloquia are Fridays at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger 194.

Spring 2019

Jan. 25, Sarah Wyatt of Ohio University (contact: Ken Hicks)

Feb. 1, John Bush of MIT (contact: Alexander Neiman)

Feb. 8, Peter Tass of Stanford (contact: Alexander Neiman)

Feb. 15, Warren Rogers of Indian Wesleyan University (contact: Ken Hicks)

Feb. 22, Ward Plummer, of Louisiana State University (contact: Art Smith)

March 1, Edward Brown of Michigan State University (contact: Zach Meisel)

March 8, open

March 15, No Colloquium (Spring Break)

March 22, Patrick Huber of Virginia Tech (contact: Daniel Phillips)

March 29, Krishna Kumar of Stony Brook University (contact: Paul King)

April 5, Timothy Hallman of DOE (contact: Ken Hicks)

April 12, Jun Zhu of Penn State (contact: Nancy Sandler)

April 19, open

April 26, No Colloquium (Awards Ceremony)

Fall 2018

Aug. 31: Department Welcome by David Ingram, Chair of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University

Sept. 7: Joe Heimlich on Physics Education and Outreach (Contact: Mark Lucas)

Sept. 14: The Science of FRIB: From the Nuclear Many-body Challenge to Applications of Rare Isotopes (Contact: Zach Meisel)

Sept. 21: Science with the James Webb Space Telescope (Contact: Joe Shields)

Sept. 28: Science Behind Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (Contact: Ken Hicks)

Oct. 5: Chemical Patterns in Space and Time (Contact: Peter Jung)

Oct. 12: Atomic to Cosmic Scales: Reducing Thermal Noise in Gravitational Wave Detectors (Contact: Ken Hicks)

Oct. 18: (Note special Thursday date) Exploration of the Universe with Gravitational Waves (Contact: Ken Hicks)

Oct. 26: Anomalous Velocity and Geometry in Wave Mechanics (Contact: Nancy Sandler)

Nov. 2: Fermi’s Revenge: Science's Quest to Unlock the Mass of the Neutrino (Contact: Justin Frantz)

Nov. 9: Astronomy and Neutron Stars (Contact: Hee-Jong Seo)

Nov. 16: Physics Detector Technology Applied to Biology and Medicine (Contact: Ken Hicks)

Nov. 30: What is the Future of Scientific Publishing? (Contact: Zach Meisel)

Dec. 7: From Natural Laws to Writing Laws: A Physicist Turned Policymaker (Contact: Ken Hicks)

Timohty J. HallmanThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Timothy J. Hallman, of DOE, on “An Overnight Breakthrough One Hundred Years in the Making”, on Friday, April 5, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: For anyone who is a fan of science and technology, nothing is more exciting than learning […]

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Jun ZhuThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Jun Zhu, of Penn State University, on “Quantum Valley Hall Kink States and Topological Valleytronics in Bilayer Graphene”, on Friday, April 12, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Conventional field effect transistors control transmission by controlling the charge flow of carriers. […]

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Edward BrownThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Edward Brown, of Michigan State University, on “Accreting Neutron Stars and the Physics of Dense Matter”, on Friday, March 1, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Neutron stars are composed of the densest observable matter in nature and occupy the intellectual […]

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Patrick HuberThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Patrick Huber, of Virginia Tech, on Friday, Mar. 22, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194.

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Krishna KumarThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Krishna Kumar, of University of Massachusetts, on “Electrons are not Ambidextrous: New Insights from a Subatomic Matter of Fact”, on Friday, March 29, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: For over a hundred years, one way with which subatomic forces in […]

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John W. M. BushThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents John W. M. Bush, of MIT, on “Hydrodynamic Quantum Analogs”, on Friday, Feb. 1, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Yves Couder and coworkers in Paris discovered that droplets walking on a vibrating fluid bath exhibit several features previously thought to […]

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Peter A. TassThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Peter A. Tass, of Stanford, on “Long-lasting Therapeutic Effects by Desynchronizing Neuromodulation” on Friday, Feb. 8, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: Several brain disorders are characterized by abnormal neuronal synchronization. A number of desynchronizing stimulation techniques have been computationally developed. […]

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Warren RogersThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Warren Rogers, of Indiana Wesleyan University, on“Excellence and Equity in Physics: The Allies Program in the APS Division of Nuclear Physics”, on Friday, Feb. 15, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: The National Academy of Sciencesreleased a report in 2018 [1] […]

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Ward PlummerThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Ward Plummer, of Louisiana State University, on “Hidden Bulk Phases Revealed by Broken Symmetry at a Surface”, on Friday, Feb. 22, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: If you have taught or attended a condensed matter physics course, you know that […]

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Sarah Wyatt, portraitThe Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Sarah Wyatt, of Ohio University , on “Proteomics and Transcriptomic Analysis of Arabidopsis Seedlings in Microgravity Reveal Novel Regulatory Pathways”, on Friday, Jan. 25, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: A plants ability to sense and respond to gravity is critical […]

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