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Events During the 2015 Fall Semester

August 2015

September 2015

   Friday, September 18th
Karen G. Andeen, Marquette University
Latest Results from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer: a multipurpose particle physics detector aboard the International Space Station
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm), hosted by Albrecht Karle
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   Friday, September 25th
Philip Kim, Harvard
Materials in 2-dimension and beyond: 10 years after graphene
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Mark Rzchowski
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October 2015

   Friday, October 2nd
Troy Carter, UCLA
Taming Turbulence in Magnetized Plasmas: From Plasmas for Fusion Energy to Black Hole Accretion Disks
3:30 pm, Chamberlin 2241 (coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Forest
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   Friday, October 9th
Xavier Siemens, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Building a galactic scale gravitational wave observatory
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall (Coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Peter Timbie
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   Friday, October 16th
Anatoly Spitkovsky, Princeton University
Particle acceleration and magnetic field generation in astrophysical plasmas
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall (Coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Jan Egedal
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   Friday, October 23rd
Stuart Rojstaczer, Writer/UW-Madison Alumni
Just Because We're Smart Doesn't Mean We're Crazy and Evil: Giving Scientists and Mathematicians a Fair Shake in Literary Fiction
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall (Coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Marshall Onellion
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   Friday, October 30th
Greg Jaczko
The Future of Nuclear Power: Safety and Economics
3:30 pm, Chamberlin 2241 (Coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Albrecht Karle
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November 2015

   Friday, November 6th
Stuart D. Bale, UC Berkeley
Plasma kinetics in the inner heliosphere and the NASA Solar Probe Plus mission
3:30 pm, Chamberlin 2241 (Coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Forest
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   Friday, November 13th
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SRC Tantalus Historic Site Reception
2:45 pm, 5294 Chamberlin (Faculty Lounge), hosted by Huber, Himpsel, Karle
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Dr. Sam Aronson, APS President
Dedication of SRC Tantalus as a Historic Site
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall, hosted by Albrecht Karle
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Tai Chiang with intro by David Lynch (Iowa State), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Scientific advances at Tantalus, world's first dedicated synchrotron radiation facility, and beyond
4:00 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall (Coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Himpsel, Huber, Karle
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   Friday, November 20th
Dan Hooper, University of Chicago/Fermilab
Dark Matter Annihilation in the Gamma-Ray Sky
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall (Coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Francis Halzen
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December 2015

   Friday, December 4th
Konrad Lehnert, University of Colorado Boulder
Quantum Electromechanics
3:30 pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall (Coffee & Cookies at 3:15pm), hosted by Robert McDermott
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   Friday, December 11th
Graduate Students, UW Department of Physics
Holiday Colloquium
3:30 pm, 2103 Chamberlin Hall , hosted by Walker
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