Archive 2010 – 2011

Colloquium – Archive

Fermilab Colloquium Calendar 2010-2011

Lectures begin at 4:00 p.m. in 1 West

Orange titles are more technical; Green titles are less technical.

Date Speaker/Institute Title Host Abstract PDF Video
1 Sep 2010 NOT HELD TODAY          
8 Sep 2010 NOT HELD TODAY          
15 Sep 2010 Joshua Frieman
Fermilab and the University of Chicago
Fermilab’s Dark Energy Strategy: Past, Present, and Future W. Merritt Abstract PDF Video
22 Sep 2010 Raman

University of Maryland, College Park
Warped Dimensions B. Dobrescu Abstract PPT Video
29 Sep 2010 Joerg

Durham University
Fundamental Physics at Low
W. Wester Abstract PPT Video
6 Oct 2010 Satish V. Kulkarni
Georgetown University
Formerly Counselor for Science, Technology, Environment and Health Affairs, US Embassy, New Delhi, India
US – India Partnership in Science and
Technology, Environment and Health: Opportunities and Challenges
R. Lipton Abstract PPT Video
13 Oct 2010 Vera Luth
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky – Physics, Science
Policy, and Arms Control
R. Lipton Abstract PPTX Video
20 Oct 2010 Giacomo Mauro D’Ariano
University of Pavia
Physics as Information Theory P. LeBrun Abstract PDF Video
27 Oct 2010            
29 OCT 2010 Steve Myers
SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM in conjunction with the USLHC Users Organization Annual Meeting
Note new location: Auditorium
Status Report on the Large Hadron Collider
A. Para Abstract    
3 Nov 2010            
10 Nov 2010 Bjarne Stroustrup
Texas A&M University
Introducing C++0x P. Lebrun Abstract PDF Video
17 Nov 2010 Anders Nilsson
X-ray Shines Light on the Water Mystery M. Kirby Abstract PPT Video
24 Nov 2010 Thanksgiving No Colloquium      
1 Dec 2010 Asantha Cooray
University of California, Irvine
The New Era of Sub-millimeter Cosmoloty: First Results from Herschel Space Observatory F. DeJongh Abstract PDF Video
8 Dec 2010 Taekjip Ha
University of Illinois
Revisiting the Double Helix R. Lipton Abstract   Video
15 Dec 2010            
22 Dec 2010 Christmas Holiday No Colloquium        
29 Dec 2010 New Year’s Holiday No Colloquium        
5 Jan 2011 Roland N. Horne
Stanford University
The Deepwater Horizon Disaster: What Happened and Why R. Lipton Abstract PPT Video
12 Jan 2010 Tom Malzbender
Hewlett Packard
Imaging the Antikythera Mechanism R. Lipton Abstract   Video
19 Jan 2011 Phillip Colella
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
High-resolution and Adaptive Methods for Plasma Physics P. Lebrun Abstract   Video
26 Jan 2011 Gigi Rolandi
First Results of the CMS Experiment at the LHC R. Lipton Abstract   Video
Hugh Montgomery
Jefferson Lab
JLAB Physics R. Kephart Abstract    
9 Feb 2011 Leo P. Kadanoff
The University of Chicago
Making a Splash – Breaking a Neck: The Making of Complexity in Physical Systems V. Papadimitriou Abstract PDF Video
16 Feb 2011 NO COLLOQUIUM SCHEDULED          
23 Feb 2011 Linda Young
Argonne National Laboratory
Frontiers in X-ray Science E. Barzi Abstract PDF Video
2 Mar 2011 Michael Ramsey-Musolf
University of Wisconsin
Fundamental Symmetries of the Early Universe and the Precision Frontier B. Dobrescu Abstract   Video
9 Mar 2011 Alexander Zholents
Argonne National Laboratory
The Quest for Ultra-Short X-Ray Pulses E. Barzi Abstract PPTX Video
16 Mar 2011 Adam Burrows
Princeton University
A Key Role for Dimension in the Neutrino Mechanism of Core-Collapse Supernova Explosions P. Lebrun Abstract   Video
23 Mar 2011 Jonathan Feng
University of California Irvine
In conjunction with ISECFI11 International Symposium on
Experiments on the Cosmic Frontier 2011
The WIMP Paradigm: Curent Status
F. DeJongh Abstract   Video
30 Mar 2011 Elliott Bloom
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
The Search for Dark Matter with the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope B. Kayser Abstract PDF Video
6 Apr 2011            
13 Apr 2011            
20 Apr 2011 Neil Shubin
University of Chicago
Fossils, Genes and The Origin of Organs T. Schwarz Abstract PDF Video
27 Apr 2011            
4 May 2011 Stewart Prager
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
The Path to Magnetic Fusion Energy W. Merritt Abstract PDF Video
11 May 2011 Jonathan Almer
Argonne National Laboratory
High-Energy X-ray Studies of Real Materials Under Real Conditions and in Real Time F. DeJongh Abstract PPTX Video
18 May 2011            
25 May 2011            
1 Jun 2011   No Colloquium due to User’s Meeting        
8 Jun 2011            
15 Jun 2011 Jonathan Fortney
University of California Santa Cruz
The Structural and Thermal Evolution of Transiting Exoplanets: From Hot Jupiters to Kepler’s Super-Earths F. Dejongh Abstract   Video
22 Jun 2011 Michael Norman
Argonne National Laboratory
High Temperature Superconductivity – After 25 Years, where are we at? E. Barzi Abstract PPT Video
29 Jun 2011            
6 Jul 2011 Michael Golay
The Fukushima Nuclear Event and its Implications for Nuclear Power F. DeJongh Abstract PPTX Video
13 Jul 2011 James Chin-wen Chou
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Al+ Optical Clocks for Fundamental Physics and Geodesy F. DeJongh Abstract PPTX Video
20 Jul 2011 Toshiki Tajima
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
Laser Wakefield Acceleration and Fundamental Physics R. Lipton Abstract PDF Video
27 Jul 2011 David Ferrucci
Building Watson – An Overview of the DeepQA Project W. Merritt Abstract    
3 Aug 2011 Roland Johnson
Muons, Inc
Accelerators for Subcritical Molten-Salt Reactors R. Kephart Abstract PPT Video
10 Aug 2011 Seth Darling
Argonne National Laboratory
The Energy Challenge: The Current and Future Role of Solar Energy E. Barzi Abstract PPTX Video
17 Aug 2011 Ewa Rondio
Non-LHC Physics Program at CERN A. Para Abstract PPTX Video
24 Aug 2011 Michael Lubell
Science: What the Public is Thinking, What Congress is Doing, and What You Can Contribute R. Lipton Abstract    
31 Aug 2011