Colloquia & Seminars
Colloquia & Seminars

Fall 2013

Date Title of Talk Speaker Speaker's Institution Host
Sept. 5 "Quantum Spins, Real Rotations and a 1913 Ramanujan Conjecture"
Abstract
A. Ravi P. Rau LSU
Physics & Astronomy
Juhan Frank
Sept. 12 "Measurements of the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays from the Pierre Auger Observatory"
Abstract
James Matthews LSU
Physics & Astronomy
Juhan Frank
Sept. 19 "X-ray Bursts, Palladium Oceans, and Cold Fusion - The Strange World of Accreting Neutron Stars"
Abstract
Hendrik Schatz Michigan State University and
JINA
Jeff Blackmon
and
Catherine Deibel
Sept. 26 "Quantizing Gravity: Atoms of Geometry and Possible links to Observation"
Abstract
Seth Major Hamilton College Jorge Pullin
Oct. 3 'Superconductivity and Magnetism: Enduring Frenemies"
Abstract
David J. Singh Oak Ridge National Laboratory Mark Jarrell
Oct. 10 "Breakup of the H2 Molecule by Ultrashort XUV Laser Radiation: A Time-Dependent Treatment"
Abstract
Xiaoxu Guan Drake University Kenneth Schafer

Oct. 17

"Black Hole Battery"
Abstract
Janna Levin Columbia University Gabriela Gonzalez
Oct. 24 "Light Echoes from Luminous Transients - An Exploration of Asymmetries and Time Evolution"
Abstract
Douglas Welch McMaster University Geoff Clayton
Oct. 31 "Testing Particle Physics at the Inflationary Scale in a Finite Universe"
Abstract
Sarah Shandera Pennsylvania State University Ivan Agullo
Nov. 7 "Physics and Astrophysics with Gravitational Observations"
Abstract
Emanuele Berti University of Mississippi Parampreet Singh
Nov. 14 "Black Hole Curiosities"
Abstract
Pablo Laguna Georgia State University Parampeet Singh
Nov. 21 "Exchange bias and other emergent magnetic phenomena in hybrid nanostructures"
Abstract
Hariharan Srikanth University of South Florida Shane Stadler
Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 5