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September 30

Dark Matter and Dark Energy
7:30 pm
1800 Chemistry

David Weinberg
Ohio State University


October 1

1905: Einstein and Bern
Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Professor Thomas Zurbuchen
AOSS, College of Engineering


October 5

A Century of Particle Physics
4:10 pm
340 West Hall

Professor Martinus J.G. Veltman
Nobel Laureate (1999), U-M


October 7

Mysteries of the Extreme Universe
7:30 pm
1800 Chemistry

Angela Olinto
University of Chicago


October 8

Origins
Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Professor Martinus J.G. Veltman
Nobel Laureate (1999), U-M


October 15

Special Relativity in the Cosmos
Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Sarah Yost
University of Michigan Physics


October 19

Does the Everyday World Obey Quantum Mechanics?
Ta-You Wu Lecture
4:15 pm
Rackham, 4th Floor Amp.

Professor Anthony Leggett
Nobel Laureate (2003), University of Illinois


October 21

The Size, Shape, and Fate of the Universe
Mohler Prize Lecture
7:30 pm
1800 Chemistry

David Spergel
Princeton University


October 22

Observing Special Relativistic Effects in Astronomy
Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Sarah Yost
University of Michigan Physics


October 29

Gamma-Ray Bursts: Special Relativity in the Brightest Explosions

Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Sarah Yost
University of Michigan Physics


November 2

Brownian Motion and Beyond: Collective & Emergent
Phenomena in Condensed Matter Physics

4:10 pm
340 West Hall

Professor Leonard Sander
University of Michigan Physics


November 4

Black Holes: Theory versus Observations
7:30 pm
1800 Chemistry

Ramesh Narayan
Harvard University


November 5

Gone in 140 Nanoseconds: the Measurement of a Lifetime
Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Richard Vallery
University of Michigan Physics


November 9

The Expanding Universe and Big Bang Cosmology

4:10 pm
340 West Hall

Professor Katherine Freese
University of Michigan Physics


November 12

A Better Future through Annihilation: Positrons in Materials Science
Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Richard Vallery
University of Michigan Physics


November 16

Future Particle Physics—Can We Understand the
Smallest and Largest Phenomena Even Better?

4:10 pm
340 West Hall

Professor Gordon Kane
University of Michigan Physics


November 19

Matter Condensed: Science, Technology and Society

Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Professor James Allen
University of Michigan Physics


December 3

Matter Condensed: Science, Emergence and Society
Saturday Morning Physics
10:30 am
170 Dennison

Professor James Allen
University of Michigan Physics


December 7

The Second Quantum Revolution

4:10 pm
340 West Hall

Professor Christopher Monroe
University of Michigan Physics


 

 

 
 
 

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