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Monday, September 29, 2014 - Friday, October 3, 2014


Monday, September 29, 2014 

11:00am
Brandeis University
String Theory Seminar
Abelson 307
"AdS Locality, Gravity, and Black Hole Physics from the CFT Bootstrap"
Jared Kaplan
Johns Hopkins University

2:00pm
MIT
Center of Theoretical Physics
Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar
"Boosting dark matter indirect detection with black holes"
Julia (Jessie) Shelton, UI, Urbana
Refreshment will be served 

4:00 PM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Laboratory for Nuclear Science
Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium
Kolker Room, 26-414
Modern Lattice QCD:  Progress & Prospects
Dr. Ruth Van de Water 
Fermilab
Refreshments served at 3:30 pm
http://web.mit.edu/lns/news/nuclear.html

4:00 p.m.
September 29, 2014
Brown University
Department of Physics Colloquium
Barus & Holley room 168
"Novel Phenomena Driven by Interactions and Symmetry-breaking in Graphene"
David Goldhaber-Gordon
Stanford University
Refreshments begin at 3:30 
http://www.brown.edu/academics/physics/

4:15 p.m.
Harvard University
Department of Physics Colloquium
Jefferson 250
“An Anatomy of Holography”
Xi Yin
Harvard University, Physics
tea will be served in Jefferson 450 at 3:30 pm
http://www.physics.harvard.edu


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

12:00 PM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology- Laboratory for Nuclear Science
LNS Lunchtime Seminar
Kolker Room, 26-414
Neutrino Scattering Results from MINERvA
Laura Fields
Northwestern University
Lunch served
http://web.mit.edu/lns/news/lunchtime.html

2:30 pm
Tufts University
Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar
Robinson Hall, Room 250
"Entropy mode loops in reheating and cosmological perturbations"
Ali Kaya
Bogazici University, Istanbul
Refreshments at 2:00 in Knipp Library, Room 251

4:00pm

Brandeis University
Martin Weiner Lecture Series
Physics Department Colloquium
Abelson 131
"Levitation by Casimir forces in and out of equilibrium" 
Mehran Kardar
MIT 

4:00pm
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Northeastern University
CIRCS Seminar
114 Dana Research Center
“Designing and Navigating Biological Microstructures with Magnetic Nanoparticles”
Erb Randall
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Dept., Northeastern University
Refreshments served at event.


Wednesday, October 1, 2014 

3:00 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics
Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
String Theory Seminar
"Black holes and the butterfly effect"
Douglas Stanford, IAS
Refreshment will be served

3:30 PM
Boston University
Particle and Fields Seminar
3 Cummington Mall, Room 595
"Boosting dark matter indirect detection with black holes"
Jessie Shelton
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

4:00pm
Boston College
Physics Colloquium Series
Higgins Hall, Room 310
Photonics Research for Advanced Materials, Devices, and Physics
Dr. Angelo Mascarenhas
Solid-State spectroscopy
Materials and Chemical Sciences and Technology
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

4pm
Boston College
Physics Colloquium Series
Higgins Hall, Room 310
Photonics Research for Advanced Materials, Devices, and Physics
Dr. Angelo Mascarenhas
Materials Physics Group
National Renewable Energy Laboratory 


Thursday, October 2, 2014

1:00 pm
University of Massachusetts Boston
Physics colloquium series
Science building, room 3-126
Ramaswamy Krishnan
Harvard U
Title: TBA

3:00 p.m.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar
Building NW17-218
"Development of Diagnostics for ITER"
David Johnson
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

3:30 PM
Boston University
High Energy Experiment Seminar
3 Cummington Mall, Room 595
"Measurement of the Higgs Couplings in ATLAS and constraints on New Physics"
Prof. Gabriella Sciolla
Brandeis University
Refreshments served

 4:00 p.m.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Pappalardo Distinguished Lecture in Physics
Building 10, Room 250
“Seeing Stars Form in the Milky Way'
Alyssa Goodman
Harvard University
Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html

4:00pm
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Northeastern University
Physics Colloquium
114 Dana Research Center
“All-Optical Electrophysiology with Microbial Rhodopsins”
Adam Cohen
Harvard University
Refreshments served at event


Friday, October 3, 2014 

3:00
|Tufts University
Department of Physics & Astronomy
4 Colby Street
STC, Room 136
“The monsters within: The cosmic evolution of black holes, galaxies, and dark halos”
Ryan Hickox, Dartmouth College
Refreshments will be served at 2:30 pm.

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