Archive 2015-2016

Colloquium – Archive

Fermilab Colloquium Calendar 2015-2016

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

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Date Speaker/Institute Title Host Abstract PDF Video
02 Sep 2015 David Nygren
University of Texas at Arlington
 Searches for Neutrino-less Double Beta-Decay: a Decade of Discovery Ahead at the ton-scale? A. Para Abstract Video
09 Sep 2015 Scott Dodelson
 Cosmic Neutrinos A. Para Abstract Video
16 Sep 2015 Humphrey Maris
Brown University
 Electron Bubbles in Liquid Helium and Quantum Mechanics M. Albrow Abstract
23 Sep 2015 Vadim Banine
 EUV lithography: now and in the future A. Grassellino Abstract Video
30 Sep 2015 Ryan Campbell
 The Betz Prairie Turns 40 K. Yurkewicz Abstract Video
07 Oct 2015 John Grunsfeld
 NASA Missions in the 21st Century P. Bhat Video
14 Oct 2015 Michael Levin
University of Chicago
 The Puzzling Boundaries of Topological Quantum Matter D. Hooper Abstract Video
21 Oct 2015 James Hartle
University of California, Santa Barbara
 Einstein’s Vision and the Quantum Universe P. Bhat Abstract Video
28 Oct 2015 TBD
4 Nov 2015 Wendy Freedman
University of Chicago
 The Unexpected Universe: Measurements of Cosmological Parameters C. Stoughton Abstract Video
11 Nov 2015 Kathryn Zurek
LBL Berkeley
 New theories for dark matter: hunting beyond the WIMP D. Hooper Abstract Video
18 Nov 2015 Professor R. Rajaraman
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
 The Rocky Road to Nuclear Zero M. Albrow/P. Bhat Abstract Video
25 Nov 2015 No collquium
02 Dec 2015
09 Dec 2015 Stephen Parke
 “The 2015 Neutrino Nobel Prize – a theoretical perspective” P. Bhat Abstract Video
16 Dec 2015 B. Flaugher, J. Fireman, M. Soares-Santos, J. Peoples  The Dark Energy Survey: the Movie C. Stoughton Abstract Video
23 Dec 2015 No colloquium
30 Dec 2015 No colloquium
06 Jan 2016 Emilio Alessandro Nanni
 Accelerators Powered with Optically-Generated THz Pulses L. Cooley Abstract Video
13 Jan 2016 No colloquium
20 Jan 2016 Erk Jensen
 Radio Frequency systems at CERN – for the LHC and beyond A. Grassellino Abstract Video
27 Jan 2016 Brian Fields
University of Illinois
 When Stars Attack? In Search of Near-Earth Supernova Explosions D. Hooper Abstract Video
03 Feb 2016 Dr. Bobby Kasthuri
Argonne National Lab
 Towards fine resolution maps of entire brains using synchrontron source x-ray microscopy and automated serial electron microscopy. P. Bhat Abstract Video
10 Feb 2016 Louise Prockter
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
 The Science and Exploration of Europa M. Albrow Abstract Video
17 Feb 2016 Robert Rosner
University of Chicago
 Entering the Cauldron of Climate Change: Science and Policy P. Bhat Abstract Video
24 Feb 2016 Michael Barnett
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
 The Particle Data Group: From Wallet Cards to Smartphone Apps D. Denisov Abstract Video
02 Mar 2016 Cancelled
09 Mar 2016 Swapan Chattopadhyay
 AWAKE–A Proton-driven Plasma Wakefield Experiment at CERN P. Bhat Abstract Video
16 Mar 2016 Nima Arkani Hamed
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
 From the Parke-Taylor Amplitude to Deeper Origins for Space-time and Quantum Mechanics S. Parke/P. Fox Abstract Video
23 Mar 2016 Vicky Kalogera
Northwestern University
 The Dawn of a new Era: Gravitational-Wave Astronomy P. Fox Abstract Video
30 Mar 2016 Clifford Will
University of Florida
 Was Einstein Right: A Centennial Assesment P. Bhat/C. Quigg Abstract Video
06 Apr 2016 No colloquium
11 Apr 2016 Dr. Kimberly Ennico
 Evolving views of the outer solar system: new insights from NASA’s New Horizons mission’s historic first Pluto fly-by – Special time – 2:00pm C. Stoughton Abstract Video
13 Apr 2016 Mary K Gaillard
 A Singularly Unfeminine Profession P. Fox Abstract Video
20 Apr 2016 Douglas Sisterson
 How to Change Minds about our Changing Climate E. Korzeniowski/P. Bhat Abstract Video
27 Apr 2016 Andre de Gouvea
 The Brave Nu World P. Bhat Abstract Video
04 May 2016 Dr. Martin Nowak
Harvard University
 Cooperation: The Third Pillar of Evolution G. Ambrosio Abstract Video
11 May 2016 Stephen Kent
 A Case Study In Public Data Release:Flight Path of Malaysia Airlines MH370 C. Stoughton Abstract Video
18 May 2016 Peter Graham
 Precision measurement for particle physics M. Albrow Abstract Video
23 May 2016 Charles Day
Physics Today
 Science News in the 21st Century A. Salles/P. Bhat Abstract Video
25 May 2016 Nigel Goldenfeld
University of Illinois
 Universal Biology, the Genetic Code and the First Billion Years of Life on Earth V. Scarpine Abstract Video
01 Jun 2016 Adrienne Kolb  Tunnel Visions: Rise and Fall of the SSC P. Bhat Abstract Video
08 Jun 2016 Cancelled
15 Jun 2016 No colloquium/Annual Users’ Meeting
22 Jun 2016 Carlo Rovelli
Aix-Marseille University
 A possible quantum gravity observation: cosmic rays from Planck stars, or black-to-white hole decay C. Stoughton Abstract Video
29 Jun 2016
06 Jul 2016
13 Jul 2016 Dr. Seth Darling
 The (Solar) Energy Challenge P. Bhat Abstract Video
20 Jul 2016 NOvA – JETP Seminar
27 Jul 2016 Amber L. Stuver
LIGO Livingston Observatory
 LIGO and the Detection of Gravitation Waves D. Lincoln Abstract Video
03 Aug 2016 Start of ICHEP, NO colloquium
12 Aug 2016 Prof Takaaki Kajita
University of Tokyo
 Discovery of Atmospheric Neutrino Oscillations P. Bhat Abstract Video
17 Aug 2016 Young-Kee Kim
University of Chicago
 News from ICHEP2016 P. Fox N/A
24 Aug 2016 Anna Frebel
 A rare and prolific r-process event in the ultra-faint dwarf galaxy Reticulum II D. Hooper Abstract Video
31 Aug 2016 Marcel Demarteau
 The Tools and Techniques of Particle Physics and Their Impact on Society A. Para Abstract Video
07 Sep 2016 Prof. Paul Steinhardt
 Simply Wrong vs. Simple P. Fox/C. Hill Abstract Video
14 Sep 2016 Timothy Beers
University of Notre Dame
 Carbon in the Early Universe and Observational Constraints on First-Star Nucleosynthesis C. Stoughton Abstract Video
21 Sep 2016 Virginia Wright
Idaho National Laboratory
 Cyber-informed Engineering J. Anderson/P. Bhat Abstract Video
28 Sep 2016 Christoph Lehner
 Theory status for the muon g-2 experiment D. Hooper Abstract Video