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BAPC - Calendar of Events from 04/16/07 to 04/20/07

April 16, 2007to April 20, 2007


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Monday, April 16, 2007

4:00 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Quantum Information Processing Seminar
Building 26, Room 214
"Quantum Control of Atomic Spins"
Ivan Deutsch
University of New Mexico

4:15 pm
Harvard University
Department of Physics Colloquium
Jefferson 250
"Cold Atoms In Flatland"
Jean Dalibard
Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Paris, France
Tea will be served in Jefferson 450 at 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

2:30 pm
Tufts University
Joint Tufts/CFA/MIT Cosmology Seminar
Robinson 250
"Consistent Lorentz violation and domain walls in massive gravity"
Oriol Pujolas
Refreshments served at 2:00pm in Knipp Library, Room 251

3:30 PM
Boston University
Physics Department Colloquium
Metcalf Science Center, Room 107
"Micromechanical study of DNA-protein interactions and chromosome 
John F. Marko
Northwestern University
Refreshments served at 3:15 PM in 1st floor lounge

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

12:00 Noon
Boston University
Particles & Fields Seminar
3 Cummington St., Room 595
"Transport properties of the hot N=4 plasma"
Andreas Karch
Washington University

2:00 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center for Theoretical Physics
Building NE25
Fourth Floor seminar room
String/Gravity Theory seminar
"New Transitions and Dualities in Supercritical String Theory"
Ian Swanson
Refreshments will be served

2:30 pm
Brown University
Department of Physics
Theoretical Seminar
B&H 555
"Hopf Algebra and the Ads-CFT-S-Matrix"
Alessandro Torrielli

4:00 p.m.
Boston College
Department of Physics
Higgins 310
Bob Hallock
UMass Amherst
Refreshments 3:30 Mugar Atrium

4:30 pm
Boston University
Joint Theory Seminar
Physics Research Building, Room 595
3 Cummington Street
"Gamma Ray Bursts and Cosmic Rays: two venerable conundra being solved?"
Alvaro DeRujula
Refreshments at 4:00 pm
Call (617)353-2600 24 hours in advance for parking

Thursday, April 19, 2007

1:30 pm
Tufts University
Lunchtime Cosmology Seminar
Robinson Hall, Room 250
"Random Observers in the Landscape"
Vitaly Vanchurin
University of Munich

3:00 pm
Boston College
Condensed Matter Seminar
Gergely Zimany
UC Davis
Higgins 235

4:00 pm
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics CfA Colloquium Series
Phillips Auditorium
60 Garden Street
"Clumpy Galaxies in the Early Universe"
Debra Meloy Elmegreen
Vassar College
tea and cookies at 3:30 p.m.

Friday, April 20, 2007

1:15 pm.
Harvard University
Duality Seminar
Jefferson 256
Title:  TBA
Albion Lawrence
Brandeis University
Lunchtime seminar; refreshments served in 256 at 1:10.

3:00 PM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Plasma Science & Fusion Center Seminar
"Excitation of THz Radiation by Laser Pulses in Miniature Corrugated Plasma
Thomas Antonsen
University of Maryland

4:00 p.m.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Condensed Matter and Applied Physics Colloquium
29 Oxford Street
Pierce 209
Cambridge, MA  02138
"Femtosecond Laser Assisted Plasmonic 3D-Imaging and Nano-Ablation: When
Femtonics meets Plasmonics"
Adela Ben-Yakar
University of Texas, Austin
Refreshments will be served after the colloquium in the Brooks Room, Pierce