Past Seminars & Colloquia

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Currently Displaying: Physics Colloquia

Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Neutron Stars in the Multi-messenger Era: Challenges and Prospects"
Sanjay Reddy, University of Washington

Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Electrons are not Ambidextrous: New Insights from a Subatomic Matter of Fact"
Krishna Kumar, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Beyond the Energy Frontier with Precision Flavour Physics at LHCb"
Jonas Rademacker, University of Bristol

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Gravitational Waves: Celestial Soundtrack"
Sergey Klimenko, University of Florida

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Sterile Neutrinos"
Josh Spitz, MIT

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Neutrino Oscillation: the Daya Bay Experiment and Beyond"
Xin Qian, BNL

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Tensor cosmology with BICEP/Keck experiments"
Chao-Lin Kuo, Stanford University

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Materials in 2-dimension and beyond"
Philip Kim, Columbia University

Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"The Economic Impact Of Particle Physics"
Herman B. White, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"How Do Massive Stars Supernova?"
Adam Burrows, Princeton University

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Redrawing the boundary between classical and quantum mechanics"
Mishkatul Bhattacharya, Rochester Institute of Technology

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Prospects for the physics of cold, sparse hadrons"
Craig Roberts, ANL

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Implications of the BICEP results"
Matias Zaldarriaga, Institute for Advanced Study

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"The proton-neutron interaction and the emergence of collectivity in the structure of atomic nuclei"
Richard F. Casten, Yale University

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Mr. Particle Physicist Goes to Washington: HEP User Community Government Relations in the Context of P5"
Breese Quinn, University of Mississippi

Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Jets in quark-gluons plasmas, turbulent cascades and bottom-up thermalization"
Jean-Paul Blaizot, CEA-Saclay

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"A tabletop-scale probe for TeV physics: the electric dipole moment of the electron"
David DeMille, Yale University

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Physics Colloquium
""Topological Materials at the Nanoscale""
Jennifer Hoffman, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"The evolution of the LHC experiments toward the High Luminosity LHC"
Francesco Lanni, BNL

Thursday, March 06, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Seeing Voices: Optical Scanning Applied to Early Recorded Sound Preservation"
Carl Haber, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Nanokelvin condensed-matter physics with atomic mixtures in optical lattices"
Dominik Schneble, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Physics Colloquium
"Journey in time through the universe from a visit to the quark-gluon plasma era"
Johann Rafelski, University of Arizona at Tuscon

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Big News from Small Systems: A New perspective on p(d)+A Collisions"
Anne Sickles, BNL

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"From unitary dynamics to statistical mechanics in isolated quantum systems"
Marcos Rigol, Pennsylvania State University

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Harmony of Scattering Amplitudes: From Quantum Chromodynamics to Supergravity"
Zvi Bern, UCLA

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Heretical Ideas that led to the Search for the Higgs Boson"
Gerald Guralnik, Brown University

Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"The Global Energy Problem"
Wolfgang Bauer, Michigan State University

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Magnetic Charges, Mass Hierarchies and EDM's in a Magnetically-Extended Standard Model"
Dennis Sivers, University of Michigan

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"The Controversy about Quark and Gluon Angular Momentum: What's it all About and Does it Matter?"
Elliot Leader,

Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"The First Result of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station"
Samuel Ting, MIT

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Superconducting Quarks: Condensed Matter in the Heavens"
Prof. Mark Alford, Washington University, St. Louis

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"A New Initiative to Measure the Muon Anomalous Magnetic Moment at Fermilab"
Hogan Nguyen, Fermilab

Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"40th Anniversary of QCD. Experimental viewpoint. High pT physics from ICHEP 1972 to ICHEP 1982,"
Michael Tannenbaum, BNL

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Fluctuating glue and flow in heavy-ion collisions"
Bjoern P. Schenke, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Detection of Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations in Lyman-alpha forest"
Anze Slosar, BNL

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Physics Colloquium
Teiji Kunihiro,

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Dark Matter in Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes"
Hector De Vega, LPTHE/CNRS-Univ P & M Curie

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Fluctuating glue and flow in heavy-ion collisions"
Bjorn Schenke, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Constituent Quarks: The Beginning of the End"
George Zweig, MIT

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"1(3), 2, (1)3 ... and Counting: Resolving the Neutrino Mass States"
Mary Bishai, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Physics Colloquium
"Imaging the proton with long-range correlations at the LHC"
Kevin Dusling, North Carolina State University

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Jet quenching: towards medium probing"
José Guilherme Milhano, CENTRA-IST (Lisbon) & CERN-PH-TH

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Light at the end of the beam pipe: Studying matter under extreme conditions"
Charles Gale, McGill University

Thursday, November 01, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Putting Equilibrium on Hold. Statistical Physics of Thermalization"
Prof. Giuseppe Mussardo, SISSA, Trieste

Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Implications of the Higgs Discovery on SUSY Models"
Sven Heinemeyer, IFCA (CSIC-UC)

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"The superluminal neutrino hypothesis: searching for tachyons or unicorns?"
Robert Ehrlich, George Mason University
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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Thermalization of the quark-gluon plasma in ultra-relativistc heavy ion collisions"
Jean-Paul Blaizot, Saclay

Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"(Di)photons at the LHC: from precision QCD to searches of new physics"
David d'Enterria, CERN

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Discovery! How we did it and what we know so far"
Kyle Cranmer, New York University

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"The Principles of Maximum Entropy and Maximum Caliber in Statistical Physics"
Ken Dill, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Developing Laser-Driven Ion Beams for Medical Applications"
Igor Pogorelsky, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Physics Prospects and Status of SuperKEKB/Belle II"
Yoshihide Sakai, KEK

Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Studies of proton and nuclear structure via measurements at forward rapidity"
Mickey Chiu, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Is Nature natural?: the test case of SUSY"
George Redlinger, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Nuclear Physics - Bridging from Quarks to the Cosmos"
James Vary, Iowa State University

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Jet Tomography versus Jet Holography of Quark Gluon Plasmas produced in Nuclear Collisions at RHIC and LHC Energies"
Miklos Gyulassy, Columbia University

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"The Search for Dark Photons"
Rouven Essig, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Physics Colloquium
"Neutron Matter in the Laboratory and in Neutron Stars"
Joseph Carlson, LANL

Monday, December 05, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Status of J-PARC and Its Science"
Shoji Nagamiya, J-PARC Center

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"The Mysteries of Cosmology"
Michael Turner, University of Chicago

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Physics with Rare Isotope beams, an overview"
Witold Nazarewicz, University of Tennessee

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"A Composite Universe"
Francesco Sannino, CP3-Or

Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Atom Trap Trace Analysis"
Prof. Zheng-Tian Lu, Argonne National Laboratory

Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Neutron Stars"
Dany Page, Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"The Standard Model Reaches 7"
Chris Tully, Princeton University

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Towards a Muon Collider: The Physics Case"
Estia Eichten, Fermilab

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Future Flavor Physics Program at Fermilab"
Brendan Casey, Fermilab

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Sambamurti Lecture"
Paul Sorensen, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"QCD in the Early Universe"
Juergen Schaffner-Bielich, University of Heidelberg

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Irreversibility and the Second Law of Thermodynamics at the Nanoscale"
Christopher Jarzynski, University Of Maryland

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Recent results from ATLAS"
Michael Begel, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Observation of antimatter hellium-4 nucleus"
Aihong Tang, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Many fermions with large scattering length: An analysis based on few-body theory"
Shina Tan, Georgia Institute of Technology

Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"The Coming Revolutions in Particle Physics"
Chris Quigg, Fermilab

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"The Rise and Demise of the CKM-paradigm"
Amarjit Soni, BNL

Friday, February 04, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Trapped Antihydrogen - Stable, Neutral Antimatter"
Jeffrey Hangst, University of Chicago

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Cosmic Matter"
Hooman Davoudiasl, BNL

Monday, January 24, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Nuclear physics aspects of the astrophysical p-process"
Zsolt Fulop, Institute for Nuclear Pysics

Thursday, January 13, 2011
Physics Colloquium
"Recent Developments in Atomic and Diamond Magnetometers"
Dmitry Budker, UC Berkeley and NSD LBNL

Thursday, December 16, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"The elliptic flow result from LHC"
R.J.M. Snellings, NIKHEF

Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Observation of a Centrality-Dependent Dijet Asymmetry in Lead-Lead Collisions at \sqrt(s_{NN})=2.76 TeV with the ATLAS Detector at the LHC"
Peter Steinberg, BNL

Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"The next decade of heavy ion experiments: towards a standard model ?"
Raju Venugopalan, BNL

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Observation of Long-Range Near-Side Angular Correlations in Proton-Proton Collisions at LHC"
Wei Li, MIT

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams: Designer Atomic Nuclei for Science"
Brad Sherril, Michigan State University

Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Nuclear Physics from Lattice QCD"
Martin Savage, Washington University

Monday, October 04, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Fluidity and supercritical fluids: what we have learnt from RHIC and what to expect for LHC"
Volker Koch, Lawrence Berkely National lab

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"The Origin of Mass from New LHC Physics"
Julius Kuti, UC San Diego

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Hadron spectroscopy from lattice QCD"
Colin Morningstar, Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Comprehensive Multimessenger Astronomy with Gravitational Waves"
Szabolcs Marka, Columbia University

Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Paul Dirac and the religion of mathematical beauty'"
Graham Farmelo, Northeastern University

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"A Real Time Quantum Field Theory Study of Neutrino Oscillations"
Jimmy Hutasoit, Carnegie-Mellon University

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"High resolution timing in photon detection - a new frontier in physics"
Jaroslav Va'vra, SLAC

Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Heavy Flavor Production in STAR via Non-Photonic Electrons and Electron-Hadron Correlations"
Huan Huang, UCLA

Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"First results for the ALICE Experiment at LHC"
Harald Appelshaeuser, Goethe University Frankfurt

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Glueballs in Lattice QCD"
Harvey Meyer, University of Mainz

Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"The Development of Large Area Fast Photo-Detectors for Collider and Neutrino Physics"
Henry Frisch, University of Chicago

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Intracellular networks in bacteria"
Ned Wingreen, Princeton University

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Electroweak Symmetry Breaking Without a Higgs Boson"
Elizabeth Simmons, Michigan State University

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Observation of an antimatter hypernucleus"
Hank Crawford, Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley

Friday, April 09, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"New results for muon neutrino to electron neutrino oscillations in the MINOS experiment"
Lisa Whitehead, BNL

Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"The Neutrino Physicist's Billion Dollar Toolkit"
Mary Bishai, Brookhaven National Lab

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Inflation and dark matter in the standard model of the universe"
Hector de Vega, Uniersity of Paris VI

Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Lattice QCD and particle physics"
Andreas Kronfeld, FNAL

Tuesday, March 02, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Glueballs: the Early Days"
Ron Longacre, BNL

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Technical Progress and Selections from the Science Book"
Steven Kahn, SLAC, LSST

Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Development of the neutron electric dipole moment experiment at the SNS"
Martin Cooper, Los Alamos Natl Laboratory

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Many-body systems and gauge theory"
Nikita Nekrasov, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics/SUNY SB

Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Water on the Moon"
Arlin Crotts, Columbia University

Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Physics Colloquium
"Sam Lindenbaum -- the Early Days"
Rau- Ozaki, BNL

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Quark-Gluon Plasmas at Weak Coupling"
Peter Arnold, University of Virginia

Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"The Global Heliosphere Revealed: First Results from the Interstellar Boundary Explorer Mission"
Nathan Schwadron, Boston University

Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Dark Matter Scattering and the Flyby Anomalies"
Stephen Adler, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Humongous Detectors Underground?"
Milind Diwan and Craig Thorn, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, November 03, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Liquid and Glass Structures and their Influence on Phase Transitions"
Kenneth Kelton, Washington University, St. Louis

Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Superconductivity at Dawn of the Iron Age"
Zlatko Tesanovic, Johns Hopkins University

Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"How NSLS Came to Brookhaven"
Robert Crease, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"The New Muon g-2 Experiment"
Chris Polly, Fermilab

Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Profiling RHIC collisions with electromagnetic probes"
Takao Sakaguchi, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Recent Results From HERA"
Sasha Glazov, DESY

Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"CP violation and the CP"
Dmitri Kharzeev, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, June 02, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"The CMS Detector and LHC Physics: the Good, the Bad, and The Ugly"
Nick Hadley, University of Maryland

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Roughness-induced criticality and large fluctuations in turbulence"
Nigel Goldenfeld, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"The Antikythera Mechanism: a century of research, and beyond."
Dr. Alexander Jones, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

Friday, April 17, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Buddhism and Science"
Donald Lopez, Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, University of Michigan

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Five aspects of dark matter"
Michel Tytgat, Universite Libre de Bruxelles

Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Understanding cosmic inflation"
Anze Slosar, University of California Berkeley

Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Shedding (some) light on dark matter"
Daniel Boyanovsky, University of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Strong lensing and the mass of massive galaxies"
Adam Bolton, University of Hawaii

Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Superstrings and RHIC"
Steven Gubser, Princeton University

Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Ab Initio calculations in Lattice QCD"
Zoltan Fodor, Wuppertal University

Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"How perfect is the RHIC liquid?"
Jean-Yves Ollitrault, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Physics Colloquium
Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University

Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Physics Colloquium
"Theory and experiments about an elementary coding system based on RNA"
Jean Lehmann, The Rockefeller University, New York

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"A quantum computer can determine who wins a game faster than a classical computer"
Edward Farhi, MIT

Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"The Rest of Newton's Apple"
Hooman Davoudiasl, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Controlling Chaotic Activity in Neural Networks"
Larry Abbott, Columbia University

Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Financial Modeling and Its Discontents"
Emanuel Derman, Columbia University

Monday, November 10, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"WiTricity: non-radiative wireless power transfer"
Marin Soljacic, MIT

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"From quarks to nuclei to compact stars and back"
Mannque Rho, CEA

Monday, October 27, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"The Cosmic Yardstick: Recent Developments and Future Prospects for Baryon Oscillations"
Nikhil Padmanabhan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Thursday, October 16, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Studying the Universe Underground"
Hitoshi Murayama, IPMU Tokyo and Berkeley

Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"The Nature of Cosmic Acceleration"
Viviana Acquaviva, Princeton University

Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Final results on K+ => pi+,nu,nubar from BNL E949"
David Jaffe, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Collisions of granular jets as a classical analog of RHIC collisions"
Sidney Nagel, University of Chicago

Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Gravitational Waves and Multimessenger Astrophysics - an Experimenter's Point of View"
Szabolcs Marka, Columbia University

Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"The Limits of Quantum Computers"
Scott Aaronson, MIT

Tuesday, June 03, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"HERMES -- more than a decade of pioneering research"
Elke-Caroline Aschenauer, Jefferson Lab.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Worrying about the LHC, a lesson from astrophysics?"
Alvaro de Rujula, CERN

Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Transverse Spin Physics"
Akio Ogawa, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Friday, May 16, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Gravitational lensing in the era of large surveys"
Brice Menard, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"CESR's Last Campaign - Latest Results from CLEO-c"
Ian P. Shipsey, Purdue University

Monday, May 12, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Trueman Fest: Celebrating 46 Years of Scientific Work and Service: T. Laurence Trueman"
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Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Theory meets Experiment: Theory-Experiment Collaboration for Hot QCD Matter (TECHQM)"
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Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Theory meets Experiment: Theory-Experiment Collaboration for Hot QCD Matter (TECHQM)"
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Tuesday, April 01, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"More Neutrinos + More Space Dimensions = More^2 New Physics Possibilities"
Tom Weiler, Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Shedding Light to the Dark Universe via Cosmological Simulations"
Argyro Tasitsiomi, Princeton University

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"What the inflaton might tell us about RHIC"
Juergen Berges, TU Darmstadt

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Developments in charm quark mesons: chaos, confusion and craziness"
Ted Barnes, Oak Ridge National Lab.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"The observation of the GZK suppression in ultra-high energy cosmic rays"
Pierre Sokolsky, University of Utah

Tuesday, March 04, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Progress and challenges in the physics of nuclei"
David J. Dean, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Thursday, February 28, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Dark and Luminous Matter in the Universe"
Erin Sheldon, New York University

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Nuclear Physics and The New Standard Model"
Michael Ramsey-Musolf, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tuesday, February 05, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Scientific Achievements and Opportunities at Jefferson Lab"
Anthony Thomas, Jefferson Lab.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Astroparticle Physics of the Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory"
Paul Sommers, Penn State

Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Unusual peaks around the open charm threshold"
Mikhail Voloshin, University of Minnesota

Friday, January 04, 2008
Physics Colloquium
"Cosmology from Space"
Charles Bennett, John Hopkins University

Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) - Science Goals and Realization"
Walter Henning, Argonne National Laboratory

Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Directions in Neutron Source Development"
Thomas Mason, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Many Body Physics of Graphene"
Alexei Tsvelik, BNL

Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Inelastic Electron Scattering Off Magnetic Impurities"
Leonid Glazman, Yale University

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Algorithms, Equations, and Logic"
martin Davis, UC Berkeley

Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Past, Present, and Future of Hard Probes at RHIC"
James Dunlop,

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound"
Daniel Eisenstein, University of Arizona

Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Countdown to LHC Turn-on - Preparing ATLAS"
Chris Bee, CERN

Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"The Expanding VHE Gamma-Ray Horizon"
David Kieda, University of Utah

Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Cold Dark Matter's Small Scale Crisis"
George Lake, University of Zurich

Tuesday, June 05, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"High-Temperature Superconductivity: What Have We Learned after 20 Years?"
John Tranquada, BNL - CMPMSD

Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Approaches to Cosmic Acceleration"
Mark Trodden, Syracuse University

Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"High-Energy Neutrino Astronomy: Towards a Kilometer-Scale Neutrino Observatory"
Francis Halzen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Colliding 5nm Electron Positron Beams at the International Linear Collider"
William Morse, BNL - Physics Department
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Tuesday, May 08, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Searches for Magnetic Monopoles"
Giorgio Giacomelli, University of Bologna and INFN

Tuesday, May 01, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"A Scientific Approach to Increasing the Number of Women in Physics"
Evalyn Gates, University of Chicago
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Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"An Energy Revolution for the 21st Century"
Marty Hoffert, New York University
Presentation Slides

Monday, April 16, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Bringing CO2 Laser to the Forefront of Advanced Accelerator Research"
Igor Pogorelsky, BNL - Physics Department

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Magnetic Monopoles: The Unicorns of Physics"
Alfred Scharf Goldhaber, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"History of the Development of the Bubble Chamber"
David Rahm, BNL - Physics Department

Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Larry Leipuner as a Mentor; and a Tale of Two Lifetimes"
Michael Schmidt, Yale University
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Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"The Tipping Point: How Does A Little Noise Make a Big Difference?"
Daniel Stein, New York University

Tuesday, March 06, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Excited Electronic States in Carbon Nanotubes"
Louis Brus, Columbia University

Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"New Era in UHE Astro Particle Physics"
Angela Olinto, University of Chicago and APC

Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Physics Colloquium
"Color Superconductivity in Dense Quark Matter"
Mark Alford, Washington University

Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"LHeC: Sub-Attometric lepton-quark Physics?"
John Dainton, University of Liverpool

Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Search for Gluonic Excitations in Light Unconventional Mesons"
Paul Eugenio, Florida State University

Tuesday, December 05, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"PASER: Particle Acceleration by Simulated Emission of Radiation"
Levi Schachter, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"The Nearby Universe"
John Huchra, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Gravitational Lensing and Dark Energy"
Bhuvnesh Jain, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Adventures at the Terascale"
Sally Dawson, BNL - Physics Department

Tuesday, June 06, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Fixed Field Alternating Gradient Accelerators"
Scott Berg, BNL - Physics Department

Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Ion Transports in Ion Channels and Nanopores"
Boris Shklovskii, University of Minnesota

Tuesday, May 02, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Science on the National Agenda: The Road Back"
Michael S. Lubell, City College of New York

Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Exploring the Proton Spin"
Werner Vogelsang, BNL - Physics Department

Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Atoms, Axions and Amplifiers"
Karl van Bibber, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Tuesday, April 04, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"The ATLAS Experiment Getting Ready for LHC - Exploring the High-Energy Frontier of Particle Physics"
Peter Jenni, CERN

Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"NSLS-II: Challenges and Opportunities"
Steve Dierker, BNL - NSLS

Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Stealing Einstein's Blunder(s) - Aspects of Dark Energy Measurements"
Lam Hui, Columbia University

Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Search for the Mass of the Neutrino: The EXO Experiment"
William Fairbank, Colorado State University

Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Theoretical and Experimental Status of Magnetic Monopoles"
Kimball Milton, Washington University & University of Oklahoma

Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Manipulating Nanomagnets Using Spin-Polarized Currents"
Dan Ralph, Cornell University

Tuesday, February 14, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"The MARIACHI Experiment"
Helio Takai, BNL - Physics Department

Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"The Nearby Universe"
John Huchra, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Rapture of the Deep Sky"
Melville P. Ulmer, Northwestern University

Tuesday, January 17, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Electrons and Mirror Symmetry"
Krishna Kumar, University of Massachusetts

Tuesday, January 10, 2006
Physics Colloquium
"Present Status of the Theory of High Tc"
Philip W. Anderson, Princeton University

Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Surprises and Anomalies in Heavy Quarkonium Production"
Jianwei Qiu, Iowa State University

Tuesday, December 06, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"The Equation of State of Matter at Extreme Densities from Observations of Neutron Stars"
Jim Lattimer, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, November 29, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Strange Beauty and the Matter/Antimatter Puzzle"
Christoph Paus, MIT

Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"The International Linear Collider"
Barry Barish, Cal Tech.

Tuesday, November 08, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Doing Something About the Climate: Greenhouse Gases, Aerosols, Radiative Forcing, and Implications"
Steve Schwartz, BNL - Environmental Sciences Department

Wednesday, November 02, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Resolving Neutrino Mass Hierarchy and CP Degeneracy by Two Identical Detectors with Different Baselines - Dectectors in Kamioka and Korea for the JPARC Neutrino Beam"
Takaaki Kajita, University of Tokyo

Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"A Theoretical Perspective on type Ia Supernova Cosmology"
Philip A. Pinto, University of Arizona

Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"High Energy and Condensed Matter Physics: Parallel Universes"
Alexei Tsvelik, Physics - BNL

Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Exploring the Quantum Vacuum through the Casimir Effect"
Umar Mohideen, University of California, Riverside

Tuesday, October 04, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Assembling An Elephant: Recent RHIC Results in Context"
Dave Morrison, BNL - Physics Department

Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"The Resonance Method of Electric Dipole Moment Measurements of Nuclei and Ions"
Yuri Orlov, Cornell University

Tuesday, July 12, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Experimental Test of High Field Electrodynamics in the Physics Department's Accelerator Test Facility"
Vitaly Yakimenko, BNL - Physics Department

Tuesday, June 14, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Quantum Black Holes and Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions"
Dima Kharzeev, BNL - Physics Department

Tuesday, June 07, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Searching in the Dark: Energy and Matter in the Universe"
Andrew Connolly, University of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"The Quasiparticle Spectrum Termination in a Quantum Spin Liquid"
Igor Zaliznyak, Physics - BNL

Tuesday, May 24, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Current Ideas about QGP Formed at RHIC: Old and New Hydro Effects, and New Spectroscopy"
Dr. E. Shuryak, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, May 17, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Search for the Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron Using PbO"
David DeMille, Yale University

Tuesday, April 26, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Polyoxomolybdates: Flexible Frameworks for Molecular Spin Arrays"
Paul Koegerler, Iowa State University

Tuesday, April 19, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Simulating Neutron Stars, Quark-Gluon Plasmas and High-Tc Superconductors with Ultracold Atoms"
Ken O'Hara, Penn State University

Tuesday, April 12, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Cosmic Acceleration and Gravity Modified at Largest Observable Distances"
Georgi Dvali, New York University

Tuesday, April 05, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Evolution and Merging of Compact Objects; Gravitational Waves for LIGO"
Gerry Brown, Stony Brook University

Sunday, April 03, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"Non-Stick Water"
David Quere, College de France

Tuesday, March 15, 2005
Physics Colloquium
"What is so Special About 1 NM?"
Daniel Mattis, University of Utah

Sunday, June 20, 2004
Physics Colloquium
"Does the Resonant Valence Bond theory describe the physics of high-Tc superconducting cuprates?"
T. M. Rice, Theoretische Physik

Thursday, May 27, 2004
Physics Colloquium
"Can M-Theory Dressage Really Control This Universe?"
Sylvester James Gates, Jr., University of Maryland


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