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Physics Division

Physics Division Colloquium

Schedule for the 2019-2020 season

Physics Division colloquia are held in the Physics Division Auditorium on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. Refreshments are served in the Auditorium lounge.
13 Sep 2019

Or Hen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Neutron star droplets and the quarks within
Host: Paul Reimer

27 Sep 2019

Reika Yokochi, University of Chicago
Radiokrypton unveils dual moisture sources of a deep desert aquifer
Host: Peter Mueller

4 Oct 2019

André de Gouvea, Northwestern University
Unveiling the physics behind neutrino masses
Host: Alessandro Lovato

11 Oct 2019

Robert Wiringa, Argonne Physics Division
Steven C. Pieper: Nuclear Physicist at the Computational Frontier
Host: Alessandro Lovato
Symposium in Honor of Steven C. Pieper

18 Oct 2019

2019 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics
Crystal City, VA 13-17 October

25 Oct 2019

Director’s Special Colloquium, APS Auditorium
Donna Strickland, University of Waterloo
From Nonlinear Optics to High-Intensity Laser Physics

1 Nov 2019

John E. Carlstrom, University of Chicago
New Physics through Measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background
Host: Katrin Heitmann

8 Nov 2019

Giuseppe Carleo, Flatiron Institute
Machine learning many-body quantum physics
Host: Alessandro Lovato

15 Nov 2019

Eric Hessels, York University
The proton size determined from a new measurement of the atomic hydrogen n=2 Lamb shift: Resolving the proton radius problem
Host: Peter Mueller

22 Nov 2019

Xiangdong Ji, University of Maryland
Exploring a quantum world of traveling at the speed of light
Host: Zein-Eddine Meziani

28 Nov 2019

No colloquium, Thanksgiving

6 Dec 2019

Art McDonald, Queens University
Deep Underground Measurements in Fundamental Physics and Astrophysics
Host: Ian Cloët

20 Dec 2019

Lindy Blackburn, Harvard University
Black hole imaging with the Event Horizon Telescope
Host: Melina Avila

27 Dec 2019

No colloquium, winter break

3 Jan 2020

No colloquium, winter break

10 Jan 2020

Gordon Baym, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Electron-Ion Collider: the ultimate electron microscope
Host: Zein-Eddine Meziani

17 Jan 2020

Angela Olinto, University of Chicago
Space Observations of the Highest Energy Particles: POEMMA & EUSO-SPB
Host: Paul Reimer

31 Jan 2020

Salman Habib, Argonne Computational Science Division
Quantum Mechanics, Chaos, and the Quantum-Classical Transition
Host: Alessandro Lovato

7 Feb 2020

Wendy Freeman, University of Chicago
The Current Tension in the Hubble Constant
Host: Katrin Heitmann

21 Feb 2020

Paul Reimer, Argonne National Laboratory
Measurement of the Flavor Asymmetry in the Proton’s Sea Quarks
Host: Birger Back

6 Mar 2020

Jonathan Engel, University of North Carolina
The Nuclear Theory of Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay
Host: Alessandro Lovato

13 Mar 2020

Colloquia temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 concerns.

17 Apr 2020

American Physical Society April Meeting 2020
In-person meeting canceled. APS working to deliver a virtual meeting.

8 May 2020

David W. Schmitz, University of Chicago
Host: Alessandro Lovato

15 May 2020

Peter Winter, Argonne National Laboratory
Host: Katrin Heitmann

22 May 2020

Christoph Montag, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Electron Ion Collider Design Status and Challenges
Host: Brahim Mustapha

29 May 2020

Diana Parno, Carnegie Mellon University
Host: Brahim Mustapha

5 June 2020