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Colloquium Series

Colloquia are held on Thursday afternoons at 4:00pm in Stevenson 4327, with a reception beforehand at 3:30pm in Stevenson 6333.

SPRING 2023

Date SpeakerAffiliationColloquium TitleNotes
Jan 12Jorge NoronhaU. Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignRelativistic Fluid Dynamics: From Particle Colliders to Neutron Star Mergers Co-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: J.-F. Paquet
Jan 19Sam GrallaU. ArizonaAlice's adventures with bombs, Bobs, and black holesCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: A. Lupsasca
Jan 26Kimberly BoddyU. Texas, AustinOpportunities for Dark Matter Searches in CosmologyCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: R. Scherrer
Feb 2Chris MonahanWilliam & MaryPictures of a proton: quarks, gluons and hadrons from first principlesCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: R. Kunnawalkam Elayavalli
Feb 9Veronica DexheimerKent State UniversityExotic matter in neutron starsCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: J. Velkovska
Feb 23Duncan LorimerWest Virginia UniversityMaking Sense of the Census -- The Cosmological Population of Fast Radio BurstsHost: S. Hutson
Mar 2Bill PressU. Texas, AustinScience in the White HouseCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: R. Scherrer
Mar 9James DentSam Houston State UniversityGravitational Waves and Physics Beyond the Standard ModelCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: T. Kephart
Mar 16Spring BreakNo Colloquium
Mar 23Andrew StromingerHarvard UniversityBlack Holes: The Most Mysterious Objects in the UniverseCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: A. Lupsasca
Mar 30Edgar ShaghoulianU. California, Santa CruzBlack holes, cosmology, and quantum entanglementCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: A. Lupsasca
Apr 6Travis HumbleOak Ridge National LabDiscovery and Innovation in Quantum Science and TechnologyCo-sponsored by Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Host: S. Hutson
Apr 13Charles GaleMcGill UniversityLight from the little bang: Photons from strongly interacting matter under extreme conditionsCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: J.-F. Paquet
Apr 20Mark TroddenU. PennsylvaniaGravity in the Age of Precision Cosmology Co-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: R. Scherrer
Apr 27Frans PretoriusPrinceton UniversityOpen Questions on the Dynamics of Black HolesCo-sponsored by VandyGRAF
Host: M. Disconzi