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Mar. 16, 2007 Edition

Events List

Daily RHIC Planning meetings at 9:00 AM, Bldg. 911B

Friday, March 16, 2007
Joint High Energy/Nuclear Physics Seminar Peter Jacobs, LBNL "The Quark-Gluon Plasma Comes of Age" 11:00 AM, Small Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

Thursday, March 15, 2007
C-AD Accelerator Physics Seminar "KEKB Crab Cavity Commissioning" Rama Calaga, BNL Hosted by Coordinator: Yun Luo 3:00 PM, Large Conference Room, Bldg. 911B

Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Time Meeting 1:30 PM, Snyder Seminar Room, Bldg. 911B

Department of Physics & Astronomy State University of New York at Stony Brook Seminars and Colloquia

Tuesday, Mar 13 Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: C-134 Grad. Physics Nuclear Theory Seminar Alex Kovner, UCONN "On deconfinment and magnetic defects"

Wednesday, Mar 14
Time: 1:00 p.m. Room: C-134 Grad. Physics Nuclear Theory Seminar Keh-Fei Liu "TBA"

Wednesday, Mar 14
Time: 3:30 p.m. Room: C-133 Grad. Physics Nuclear and Heavy Ion Physics Seminar Derek Teaney "Understanding Transport in Heavy Ion Collisions"

Thursday, Mar 15
Time: 1:00 p.m. Room: C-134 Grad. Physics Nuclear Theory Seminar Kevin Dusling "Viscous Relativistic Hydrodynamics"

Friday, Mar 16
Time: 11:45 a.m. Room: D-122 Grad. Physics Particle Physics Seminar David Waters, Univ. College Londong/CDF "Weighing Up the Weak Force: W Boson Mass and Width Measurements from CDF Run II"

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