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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S15-6  2015-Feb-23
                                                          
           Editor: Frank Zimmermann        Publisher: Nancy DeHaan
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SOCIAL EVENTS: 
                              Department Tea 
                      Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm

SEMINARS AND COLLOQUIUM:

CMS Tue Feb 24 Boris Altschuler, Columbia University
1:30 385E       "Between Localization and Ergodicity in Many-Body Systems"

HET Tue Feb 24 Matt Schwartz, Harvard University
3:00 385E       "Do We Know if Our Universe is Stable?"

SIP Tue Feb 24 Scott Thomas, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "The Era of Discovery at the Large Hadron Collider"

BioMaPS Wed Feb 25 Taekjip Ha, University of Illinois
12:00 CIPR 120      "Single Molecule Fluorescence Force Analysis of
                     DNA and Nucleosomes"

COL Wed Feb 25 Ramamurti Shankar, Yale University
4:45 PLH        "Tragic Tale of the Mathematical Genius Ramanujan"

MPS Thur Feb 26 Michael Kiessling, Rutgers University
12:00 Hill 705   "A Novel Quantum-Mechanical Interpretation of Dirac's Equation"

LSM Thur Feb 26 Stephen Pennycook, University of Tennessee
12:00 Chem 260   "Probing Optical and Electronic Properties of Defects
                  in Graphene Through Scanning Transmission Electron
                  Microscopy and First-Principles Theory"

AST Thur Feb 26 Sigurd Naess, University of Oxford
1:30 401W        "HD Imaging of the CMB with ACT: Cosmic Pores and Wrinkles"

MPS Thur Feb 26 David Huse, Princeton University
2:00 Hill 705    "Many-Body Localization"

********************Partial List of Next Week's Seminars**************

HET Tue Mar 3 Jennifer Siegal Gaskins, University of Amsterdam
3:00 385E      "Gamma Rays From Dark Matter in the Inner Galaxy" 

BioMaPS Wed Mar 4 Seth Blackshaw, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
12:00 CABM 010     "Transcriptional Control of Retinal Cell Fate"

COL Wed Mar 4 Gordon Thomson, University of Utah
4:45 PLH       "Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays"

AST Thur Mar 5 Tea Temim, NASA Goddard
1:30 401W       "Supernovae as Drivers of Dust Evolution in Galaxies"


For the calendar of upcoming colloquia and seminars in the department, visit
http://www.physics.rutgers.edu


      MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar   LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar        HEX=High Energy Experimental
      AST=Astrophysics Seminar           SSS=Surface Science Seminar
      INS=Instructional Seminar          CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar
      SIP=Seminar in Physics             SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HET=High Energy Theory             COL=Colloquium
      MSS=Materials Science Seminar      HON=Honors Seminar
      BPS=Biological Physics Seminar     SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators         and Astronomy at Rutgers
        and Leaders Among TAs in Physics
      RAS=Rutgers Astronomical Society
      BioMaPS=Biology at the Interface 
        with the Mathematical and 
        Physical Sciences

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