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Week of 10/17/16 - 10/21/16



Monday, October 17

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center for Theoretical Physics

Nuclear & Particle Theory Seminar

Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442

"Effective field theory and lattice QCD input for neutrinoless double beta decay"

Zohreh Davoudi, MIT-CTP


4:00 p.m.

Monday October 17, 2016

Brown University

Department of Physics Colloquium

Barus & Holley room 166

"Cosmology with Galaxy Clusters"

Arif Babul

(U of Victoria)


4:00 pm

Monday, October 17, 2016


Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium


“Tetra- and Penta-quark Results from LHCb”

Tomasz Skwarnicki




Monday, October 17, 2016

Harvard University

Department of Physics Monday Colloquium

250 Jefferson Lab

Mariangela Lisanti

Princeton University

"Hunting for Dark Matter in the Gamma-Ray Sky" 



12:00 pm

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

LNS Lunchtime Seminar


"Shining Light on Dark Matter with the CMS Experiment”

Zeynep Demiragli




Tuesday, October 18.

Harvard University

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Jefferson 453

“Scale Invariant Transfer Matrix and Hamiltonian for Quantum Spin Chains”

Vaughan Jones

Vanderbilt University



Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Brandeis University

Physic Department Colloquium

Abelson 131

“Fault-tolerant quantum computation in the 21st century”

Daniel Gottesman

Perimeter Institute

Refreshments outside of Abelson 131




Wednesday, October 19

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center for Theoretical Physics  announces

String Theory Seminar

Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442

"Quantum Tunneling and Black Hole Horizons"

Andrea Puhm, Harvard

4:30 pm

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and

Optical Physics (ITAMP) & Harvard Quantum Optics Center (HQOC)

Harvard University

Joint Quantum Sciences Seminar

Jefferson 250, Harvard University, Department of Physics

"Quantum optics and quantum information with trapped ions"

Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler

Johannes Gutenberg – University of  Mainz   

Tea served at 4:00 after short student talk by Samuel Markson



1:00 pm

Thursday, October 20, 2016

University of Massachusetts Boston

Physics Colloquium

Science Center, Room S-3-126


Clarissa Zimmerman Cooley

MGH A.A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Refreshments served at 12:45, S-3-126

Questions: Maxim Olshanii <>


Thursday, October  20, 2016

Brandeis University

IGERT Seminar

Volen 119

“Dissecting the glass transition through critical experiments on colloids”

Shreyas Gokhale



4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series

Building 10, Room 250

The Pappalardo Distinguished Lecture in Physics

"Probing the Dark Universe with Galaxy Surveys "

Risa Wechsler

Stanford University

Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349



 3:00 p.m.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Tufts University Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

574 Boston Ave., Medford, MA, Room 401

“What Powers Diffuse Lyman Alpha Emission around Galaxies?”

Kyoung-Soo Lee

Purdue University

Refreshments @ 2:30pm outside of Room 401