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Events During April, 2013

   Monday, April 1st
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; 5310 Chamberlin
Manifestations of electronic nematic degrees of freedom in the high-temperature iron-based superconductors, Rafael Fernandes, University of Minnesota

   Tuesday, April 2nd
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
The effects of human capital depreciation on occupational gender segregation, Hsueh-Hsiang (Cher) Li, UW Department of Economics

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Askaryan Radio Array at the South Pole, Michael DuVernois, University of Wisconsin IceCube

   Wednesday, April 3rd
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
The Variable High-Energy Gamma-Ray Sky, Julie McEnery, Goddard GSFC, Maryland

   Thursday, April 4th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
Specific heat and magnetization studies of Dy2Ti2O7, Jan Kycia, University of Waterloo

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Time-Domain informatics and Smart Data Analytics in the Era of Large Astronomical Surveys, Hakeem Oluseyi, Florida Institute of Technology

   Friday, April 5th
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Nonlinear Quantum Liquids in One Dimension, Leonid Glazman, Yale University

   Monday, April 8th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 4:30 pm; 5310 Chamberlin
Fluctuation effects in disordered superconducting films above Tc, Alexander Finkelstein, Weizmann Institute of Science

   Tuesday, April 9th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Why do people believe crazy things?, Tim Rogers, UW Department of Psychology

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Dark Matter: Here, There & Everywhere, Yang Bai, University of Wisconsin Department of Physics

   Wednesday, April 10th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, April 11th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 11:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin
The Objective Indefiniteness Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: Partition logic, logical information theory, and quantum mechanics, David Ellerman, University of California, Riverside

Quantum Theory Seminar; 2:00 pm; 5310 Chamberlin
A Common Fallacy in Quantum Mechanics: Why Delayed Choice Experiments do NOT imply Retrocausality, David Ellerman, UC-Riverside

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
The Fermi Large Area Telescope, Astrophysics, Dark Matter Searches and the 130GeV Line, Eric Charles, SLAC

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Examining Galaxy Formation and Evolution with the Milky Way and Its Satellites", David Nidever, University of MI

   Friday, April 12th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:15 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Radiatively-driven Natural Supersymmetry, Howard Baer, University of Oklahoma

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Superconductivity and the Pseudogap in theory and in copper-oxide based superconductors, Andrew Millis, Columbia University
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/04/12.html

   Monday, April 15th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, April 16th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
The Ascaris nervous system - a simple nervous system. Hah!, Tony Stretton, UW Department of Zoology

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Quantum Information Science with Neutral Atom, Mark Saffman, University of Wisconsin Department of Physics

   Thursday, April 18th
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Profiling Massive Black Holes through Stellar Tidal Disruption", Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, UC Santa Cruz

   Friday, April 19th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:15 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Gravity Duals of Dynamical Supersymmetry Breaking, William Cottrell, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Breaking Barriers with Maxwell's Demon, Mark Raizen, University of Texas at Austin
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2013/04/19.html

   Monday, April 22nd
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, April 23rd
"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Photovoltaics, Franz Himpsel, University of Wisconsin Department of Physics

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Flavor and CP violation in Higgs Decays, Roni Harnik, Fermilab

   Wednesday, April 24th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

SPECIAL TALK; 1:00 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
The Galactic Magnetic Field, Glennys Farrar, New York University

Careers for Physicists; 3:30 pm; 2124 Chamberlin
Becoming a Professor, Segev BenZvi and Naoko Kurahashi Neilson, UW-Madison

Distinguished Lecture Series; 4:00 pm; 1310 Sterling Hall
"Cosmology on a Moving Mesh", Lars Hernquist, Harvard University

   Thursday, April 25th
NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Search for Neutrino-less Double Beta Decay with EXO-200, Delia Tosi, Stanford University

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:45 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
What did we learn about the Milky Way during the last decade, and what shall we learn using Gaia and LSST?, Zeljko Ivezic, University of Washington

   Friday, April 26th
WID Distinguished Lecture Series; 9:00 am; H.F. Deluca Forum & Atrium, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
Wisconsin Festival of Ideas Lecture, Sridhara Dasu, UW Physics

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:15 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
On The Way To A Systematic Study of (Radiative) Neutrino Mass Generation, Michael Schmidt, University of Melbourne

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Physics and Astrophysics from Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Ray observations, Glennys Farrar, New York University

   Monday, April 29th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:30 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, April 30th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Aldo Leopold, phenology and climate change, Stan Temple, Nelson Institute

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Quantum Control & Quantum Measurement, Maxim Vavilov, University of Wisconsin Department of Physics

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Double Disk Dark Matter, Andrey Katz, Harvard University

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