Fall 2008 Colloquia

All colloquia are held at 4:00 p.m. in CW 102 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Institution Host Title of Colloquium
8/25 Dean Zollman KSU   Welcome Back
9/1 University Holiday - No Classes
9/10 - Wed Horst Schmidt-Böcking Univ. of Frankfurt D. Zollman Atomic Collision Physics: From the Past to the Future
9/15 Monica Lamm Iowa State Univ. A. Chakrabarti Molecular Simulations of Soft Materials
9/29 Donald Umstadter Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln C.D. Lin Interactions of Laser Light at its Highest Intensity
10/6 Student Holiday - No Classes
Mary Hall Reno Univ. of Iowa T. Bolton Cosmic Rays and Atmospheric Leptons: Probes of the Standard Model and Beyond
10/20 Andrew Hamilton Univ. of Colorado B. Ratra Black Holes, Schrödinger Cats, and Particle Accelerators
10/27 Ashis Mukhopadhyay Wayne State Univ. B. Law Fluctuations in Soft Matter: From Single-Molecules to Ensemble
11/3 Brad Marston Brown Univ. D. Zollman The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming
11/10 Thomas Phillips Duke Univ. G. Horton-Smith Antimatter Gravity
11/17 Geralyn "Sam" Zeller Los Alamos National Lab T. Bolton Neutrinos Do More Than Just Oscillate
11/24 Steven Pollock Univ. of Colorado S. Rebello Understanding Educational Reforms: Impacts of Physics Education Research
12/1 Matthew Antonik Univ. of Kansas Bret Flanders & Robert Szoszkiewicz Single Molecule Biophysics: Fluorescence Measurements of the Dynamics, Flexibility and Heterogeneity of Large Biomolecules
12/8 Michael Mishchenko NASA C. Sorensen NASA Glory Mission: Fundamental Physics,
Societal Benefits, and Taxpayers Money
12/15 Final Examinations


Colloquium Committee:  Tim Bolton (Chair), Hongxing Jiang, Igor Litvinyuk, Bharat Ratra, Wang He

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