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Colloquia - Spring 2021

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Date Speaker Affiliation Title Topic* Host
1/26(T) M. Kim TTU  Intro - PHYS 5101 Student Only    
2/2(T) Richard Price MIT Professional Preparation PER Romano
2/9(T) Rob Farmer Univ. of Amsterdam Mind the gap: What can we learn about stellar astrophysics from gravitational wave detections of binary black holes? AST Maccarone
2/16(T) Cancelled        
2/23(T) Gina Passante California State Univ. Fullerton Student Thinking about Measurements and Uncertainty in Physics PER Thacker
3/2(T) Brian Skinner Ohio State Univ. Measurement-induced Phase Transitions in the Dynamics of Quantum Entanglement CMP DeGottardi
3/9(T) Rui He TTU Raman spectroscopy of van der Waals magnet CrI3 CMP Lee/M.Kim
3/11(Th) Sam Cano/ Sadman Shanto TTU Dancing in the "Muonlight": an Overview of Muography and Related Developments HEP Akchurin
3/16(T) Chris White UC Santa Barbara The Lessons Being Learned by Imaging Black Holes AST Kupfer
3/23(T) Alexander Khanikaev The City College of the City Univ. of New York  Topological Photonics and Polaritonics  CMP  M. Kim 
3/30(T) Katie Breivik The Center for Computationl Astrophysics at the Flatiron Institute  Black hole binary formation: a multi-messenger, multi-band puzzle AST  Maccarone 
4/6(T) Stephanie Law Univ. of Delaware Photons, plasmons, and polaritons: optical phenomena in complex materials CMP DeGottardi
4/13(T) Thomas Maccarone/ Benjamin Owen TTU The latest Nobel Prize in Physics: Black holes AST Lee
4/20(T) Dom Pesce Harvard - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Imaging the supermassive black hole in M87 with the Event Horizon Telescope AST  Maccarone 
4/27(T) Cancelled        
5/4(T) Kimberly Palladino Oxford Univ. (UK)  SensationaLZ: Direct Dark Matter Searches in the Era of LZ HEP  Lee 

*AST: Astronomy and Astrophysics, BIO: Biophysics, CMP: Condensed Matter Physics, HEP: High Energy Physics, PER: Physics Education Research.

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