[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Events for week of 2/9-2/15

February 9- February 15, 2003
The Boston Area Physics Calendar is published weekly during the academic year by the Department of Physics at Boston University. You may send your announcement by e-mail (bapc-events cosmos phy tufts edu ) or FAX (617-353-9393). We cannot accept announcements by telephone. Entries should reach us no later than 11:00 a.m. the Monday of the week proceeding the week of the event. ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED.

Monday, February 9, 2004

Monday, February 9, 2004,1- 5 p.m.
Boston University
Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science
The Castle,225 Bay State Road
CHRISTOPHER SMEENK, University of California at Los Angeles
Taking the Measure of the Universe: Probabilities in Cosmology
DAVID KAISER, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Whose Mass Is it Anyway? Forging the Interface between Particle Physics and Gravitation
ALAN GUTH, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Inflationary Cosmology and the Accelerating Universe
Eternal Inflation

Monday, February 9, 2004 2:00PM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar
Center for Theoretical Physics
Building 6, Third floor seminar room
``Glueball Regge Trajectories"
Harvey Meyers
Refreshments will be served

Monday, February 9, 2004 @4:15 p.m.
Harvard University
Department of Physics Colloquium
Jefferson 250
Anomalous Focusing in Elastic Sheets
Thomas Witten
Chicago University
tea will be served in Jefferson 450 at 3:30 pm
Monday, February 9, 2004, 4:30 p.m.*
Brown University
Barus and Holley 168,
Professor George Seidel
Brown University
Title: "TBA"
Host: Professor David Cutts
*Refreshments served at 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Tuesday, February 10, 2004, 12pm
Harvard University
Special Condensed Matter Theory Seminar
Department of Physics
Lyman 425
"Berry phase is magnetic systems"
Prof. Qian Niu
University of Texas at Austin

Tuesday, February 10, 2004, 3:30pm
Boston University
Physics Department Colloquium
"The Physics Case for a Linear Collider"
Dr. Sally Dawson
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Physics Department
*Refreshments will be served in the Lounge at 3:10pm

Tuesday, February 10, 2004, 4:00pm
Brandeis University
Martin Weiner Lecture Series, Physics Colloquium
Physics Building, Abelson 131
"Playing with Lightening: Tip-Enhanced Fluorescence
Microscopy at 10 nm Resolution"
Dr. Jordan Gerton
Refreshments in Room 333 at 3:30pm

Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 2:30 p.m.
Brown University
Theoretical Seminar: B&H 555
"Ghost Condensation*
Dr. Shinji Mukohyama (Harvard U)

Wednesday, February 11, 2004 2:30PM (note new time)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
String/Gravity Seminars
Center for Theoretical Physics
Building 6, Third floor seminar room
``Black holes, time machines and supersymmetry"
Harvey Reall
Refreshments will be served

Wednesday, February 11, 2004, 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Olney 218
Special Colloquium
Jointly Sponsored by the Department of Physics
and the Peace and Conflict Studies Institute
The Science and Technology of the Bush Administrations Missile Defense
Professor Ted A. Postol
*refreshments served at 3:30 p.m

Thursday, February 12, 2004

Thursday, February 12, 2004, 12pm
Harvard University
The Condensed Matter Theory Seminar
Department of Physics
Lyman 425
"Spintronics without magnets: basics of spin-optics"
Prof. Alexander M. Finkel'stein
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Thursday, February 12, 2004, 3:00pm
Brandeis University
Martin Weiner Lecture Series, Physics Colloquium
Physics Building, Abelson 131
"Synthetic Genetic Networks"
Dr. Stephan Thiberge
Princeton University
Refreshments in Room 333 at 2:30pm

Thursday, February 12, 2004, 4:00 pm
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Phillips Auditorium
60 Garden Street, Cambridge
" Must Sgr A* be a super-massive black hole?"
Mark Reid
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
* tea and cookies at 3:30 p.m. *

Thursday, February 12, 2004, 4:15 pm
Clark University, Department of Physics, Colloquium
Room N-105, Sackler Science Center
"A physicist's guide to the landmine/unexploded ordnance problem: Theory and experiment"
Peter Weichman
Thursday, February 12th, 2004, 4:15pm
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Physics - Colloquium Series
Building 10-250
Deepto Chakrabarty - MIT
"Clocking Millisecond X-Ray Pulsars: A Speed Limit for the Fastest Spinning Stars in the Universe"
Refreshments - 3:45pm Building 4-339

Friday, February 13, 2004

Friday , February 13, 2004, 4:00pm
209 Pierce Hall, Harvard University
Condensed Matter and Applied Physics Colloquium
and Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center Lecture
"Spin Qubits in GaAs Nanostructures"
Prof. Daniel Loss
University of Basel

To unsubscribe from the BAPC
announcement list, send an email to
bapc-request cosmos phy tufts edu and in the body put "unsubscribe".