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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

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

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) 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: David Drabold)

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)

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Jane Rigby, of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, on Science with the James Webb Space Telescope on Friday, Sept. 21, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will have revolutionary capabilities and sensitivity for imaging and […]

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Brent Park, of National Nuclear Security Administration, on Science Behind Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security on Friday, Sept. 28, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Connect with Park on LinkedIn. Park earned a Ph.D. in Physics in 1991 from the College of […]

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Ken Showalter, of West Virginia University, on Chemical Oscillator Chimeras: Seemingly Impossible Dynamical States on Friday, Oct. 5, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: I will present an overview of our studies of reaction-diffusion behavior and coupled oscillator dynamics. Effects of […]

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Riccardo Bassiri, of Stanford University , on Atomic to Cosmic Scales: Reducing Thermal Noise in Gravitational Wave Detectors on Friday, Oct. 12, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194.

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Rainer “Rai” Weiss, of Massachusetts Institute of Technology , on Gravitational Waves on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194.

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Gene Mele, of University of Pennsylvania , on Anomalous Velocity and Geometry in Wave Mechanics on Friday, Oct. 26, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194. Abstract: In electronic band theory the dynamics of electrons in crystal lattices can often exhibit novel phenomena […]

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Joe Formaggio, of Massachusetts Institute of Technology , on Fermis Revenge: Science’s Quest to Unlock the Mass of the Neutrino on Friday, Nov. 2, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194.

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Tim Linden, of The Ohio State University , on Astronomy and Neutron Stars on Friday, Nov. 9, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194.

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Drew Weisenberger, of Jefferson Lab’s, on Physics Detector Technology Applied to Biology and Medicine on Friday, Nov. 16, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194.

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The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Michael Thoennessen, of Michigan State University , on What is the Future of Scientific Publishing? on Friday, Nov. 30, at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger Labs 194.

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