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RE: BAPC - Calendar for the Week of March 3, 2014

Please accept my apologies for this delay.  During a hectic week it slipped my mind to distribute it on Friday.  I especially apologize to those with seminars today!





March 3 – Mar 7, 2014


The Boston Area Physics Calendar is published weekly during the academic year by the Department of Physics at MIT.  Entries should be sent no later than 2:00 pm on the Wednesday proceeding the week of the actual event.

NOTE: Entries that are past the deadline will have to be sent by you to the BAPC late entry email address listed below.

ON-TIME submissions:  Send to
bapc-events cosmos phy tufts edu

LATE submissions:  Send to bapc-late cosmos phy tufts edu

SUBSCRIBE or UNSUBSCRIBE to/from the BAPC calendar:  http://cosmos.phy.tufts.edu/bapc.html





Monday, March 3

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center for Theoretical Physics

Nuclear & Particle Theory Seminar

Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442

``Effective field theories for hydrodynamical systems"

Alberto Nicolis, Columbia

Refreshments served.



4:00 pm

Monday, March 3, 2014
Brown University
Department of Physics Colloquium 

Barus & Holley room 168

Raymond Brock (Michigan State)
Refreshments begin at 3:30 




4:00 PM 

Monday, March 3, 2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology ­ Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium (NPPC)

Kolker Room, 26-414


Prof. Joao Guimaraes da Costa


Refreshments served at 3:30 pm 




4:15 p.m.
Monday, March 3, 2014

Harvard University
Department of Physics Colloquium
Jefferson 250
“Toy Models”
Tadashi Tokieda
DPMMS, University of Cambridge
tea will be served in Jefferson 450 at 3:30 pm






Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Brandeis University
String Theory Seminar
Abelson 307
"On UV/IR entanglement, or closed curves in AdS_3"
Bartek Czech, Stanford University


2:30 pm

Tuesday, March 4

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center of Theoretical Physics

Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar

Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442

``Ultra-relativistic Soliton Collisons"

Mustafa Amin, Cambridge University, UK

Refreshment served at 2:15pm





3:30 pm

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Boston University

Particle and Fields Seminar

3 Cummington Mall, Room 595


Nabil Iqbal

UC - Santa Barbara



4:00 PM

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Harvard University

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Joint Solid Earth Physics Seminar/Applied Mechanics Colloquium

Pierce 209

29 Oxford Street

Mixing water and faults: the changing patterns of seismicity in stable North America

William L. Ellsworth

Earthquake Hazards

U. S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA




4:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series

Building 34, Room 101

"Once Upon a Time in Kamchatka:  The Search for Natural Quasicrystals"

Paul Steinhardt

Princeton University

Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349




Thursday, February 27, 2014

Northeastern University

Physics Colloquium

114 Dana Research Center

“Into the Flat Land: Quantum Wigner Crystallization in Zero Magnetic Field”

Jian Huang

Wayne State University

Refreshments served at event.





12:00 pm

Friday, March 7, 2014

Boston University

Biophysics/Condensed Matter Seminar

Metcalf Science Center, Room 352

590 Commonwealth Ave.

"Statistical physics approach to quantifying differences in myelinated nerve fibers"

Andrea Gabrielli

University of Rome

Pizza served at 11:45 AM



3:00 PM

Friday, March 7, 2014

Tufts University

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

212 College Avenue, Medford

Robinson Hall, Room 253

“The Virgo Cluster of Galaxies”

Professor Laura Ferrarese

National Research Council Canada

Refreshments will be served at 2:30pm in Knipp Library, Robinson 251.



3:00 pm

March 7
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar
Building NW17-218
“Plasma wave interactions with relativistic electrons in the Earth's Van Allen radiation belts”
Yuri Shprits
Skoltech, MIT