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Monday, October 20 - Friday, October 24, 2014


Monday, October 20, 2014


11:00am
Monday, October 20, 2014
Brandeis University
String Theory Seminar
Abelson 307
"Spinning Black Holes and the Membrane Paradigm"
Robert Penna
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:00 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics
Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar
"Resurgence, Trans-series and Non-pertubative Physics"
Gerald Dunne, University of Connecticut
Refreshment will be served

4:00 p.m.
Brown University
Department of Physics Colloquium 
Barus & Holley room 168
"Bose-­Einstein condensation of spin waves in YIG "
Valery Pokrovsky
Texas A&M
Refreshments begin at 3:30 
http://www.brown.edu/academics/physics/


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

3:30 PM
Boston University
Physics Colloquium
Metcalf Science Center, Room 109
590 Commonwealth Ave.
"Boltzmann and Fokker-Planck Equations for Economic Modeling"
Bruce Bohjosian
Tufts University
Refreshments severed at 3 PM in 1st floor lounge


4:00pm
Brandeis University
Martin Weiner Lecture Series
Physics Department Colloquium
Abelson 131
"After the Higgs: What's Next for Particle Physics?"
Matthew Reece
Harvard University


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

2:30 pm
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
High Energy Theory Seminar:  BH555
Department of Physics
Brown University
"Renyi Entropy, Stationarity, and Entanglement of the Conformal Scalar"
Benjamin Safdi (MIT) 

3:00 pm
Wednesday, October 22
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room
6c-442 String Theory Seminar "Deformations of Superconformal Field Theories"
Thomas Dumitrescu, Harvard
Refreshment will be served 

4:00 pm
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Physics Dept. U. Mass Lowell
Colloquium
Olsen 102
Planet formation through Radio Eyes
Prof. Meredith Hughes
Wesleyan University
Refreshments at 3:30 

4pm
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Boston College
Physics Colloquium Series
Higgins Hall, Room 310
Oxide Nanoelectronics
Chang-Beom Eom
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering

4:30 pm
Optical Physics (ITAMP) & Harvard Quantum Optics Center (HQOC)
Harvard University
Joint Quantum Sciences Seminar
Jefferson 250, Harvard University, Department of Physics
"Hacking the Superconducting Nanowire: Electronics and Single-Photon Detectors"
Karl Berggren, MIT
Tea served at 4:00 after short student talk.
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/itamp/gcalendar.html


Thursday, October 23, 2014

12:30 PM
Boston University
Particle and Fields Seminar
3 Cummington Mall, Room 595
"3d Gravity, Universality and Poincare Series"
Christoph Keller
Rutgers University


3:30pm
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Brandeis University
Special Astrophysics Seminar
Abelson 229
"Evolution of the Universe sketched in the light of the night sky"
Ravi Subrahmanyan
Raman Research Institute

4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series
Building 10, Room 250
"LHC: The First Three Years and The Next Two Decades"
Beate Heinemann 
University of California Berkeley
Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html


Friday, October 24, 2014

12 Noon"
Boston University
Biophysics/Condensed Matter Seminar
Metcalf Science Center, Room 352
590 Commonwealth Ave.
"Strain engineering Dirac surface states
in topological crystalline insulator heteroepitaxial thin films"
Dr. Ilija Zelikovic
Boston College
Pizza served at 11:45 AM 

1:30 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics
Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
Quantum Information  Seminar `|
`Recent Progress Towards a Majorana Zero Mode Quantum Computer"
Chetan Nayak, Microsoft Research Center & UC Santa Barbara 

3:00
Friday, October 24, 2014
Tufts University
Department of Physics & Astronomy
4 Colby Street
STC, Room 136
“Particle physics (a narrative)”
Prof. William Oliver
Tufts University, High Energy Group
Refreshments will be served at 2:30 pm.


3:30pm
Friday, October 24, 2014
Brandeis University
Special Astrophysics Seminar
Abelson 229
"Giants among radio galaxies"
Lakshmi Saripalli
Raman Research Institute

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