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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S14-13  2014-Apr-14
             Editor: Saurabh Jha        Publisher: Nancy DeHaan
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                              Department Tea 
                      Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm


NPS Mon Apr 14 Rosi Reed, Wayne State
12:00 385E      "Jet Production in pp, p-Pb and Pb-Pb Collisions
                 Measured by the ALICE Experiment"

CMS Tue Apr 15 Yayu Wang, Tsinghua University
1:30 385E       "STM Studies of Insulating Cuprates and Iron Pnictides"

HET Tue Apr 15 Rouven Essig, Stonybrook
3:00 385E       "The Search for sub-GeV Dark Matter"

SIP Tue Apr 15 Chuck Keeton, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Probing Distant Galaxies with Cosmic Telescopes"

BioMaPS Wed Apr 16 Abhishek Chatterjee, Boston College
12:00 CIPR 120      "Pushing the Limits of the Genetic Code"

COL Wed Apr 16 Suzanne Brahmia, Rutgers University
4:45 PLH        "Adapting to a Changing World: Teaching Challenges and
                 Learning Opportunities in Large Introductory
                 Physics Courses"

MPS Thur Apr 17 Leonid Pastur, Inst. for Low Temperature, Kharkiv, Ukraine
12:00 Hill 705   "Qubits Dynamics in Random Matrix Environment"

LSM Thur Apr 17 Thomas Weinach, Stonybrook
12:00 Chem 260   "Strong Field Ionization Using Shaped Ultrafast
                  Laser Pulses"

AST Thur Apr 17 Yuan Li, Columbia University
1:30 401W        "Modeling AGN Feedback in Cool-Core Galaxy Clusters"

MPS Thur Apr 17 Mikko Stenlund, University of Helsinki
2:00 Hill 705    "A Limit theorem for a Quasistatic Dynamical System"

BPS Fri Apr 18 David Schwab, Princeton University
12:30 Hill 260  "Simple Models of Multicellular Computation"

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

HEX Mon Apr 21 Nhan Tran, Fermilab
3:30 372W       "The Future of Boosted Jets at the LHC"

AST Mon Apr 21 Juntai Shen, Shanghai Observatory
1:40 401W       TBA

HET Tue Apr 22 Brock Tweedie, University of Pittsburgh
3:00 385E       TBA

BioMaPS Wed Apr 23 Alan Rigby, Imclone Systems
12:00 CIPR 120      TBA

COL Wed Apr 23 William Happer, Princeton University
4:45 PLH        "Why Has There Been No Global Warming for the Past

LSM Thur Apr 24 Vidya Madhavan, Boston College
12:00 Chem 260   "Exploring the Ground State Electronic Structure
                  of Correlated Spin-Orbit Insulators Using STM"

AST Thur Apr 24 Brian Siana, UC Riverside
1:30 401W        "A Newly Discovered Population of Dwarf Galaxies in
                  the Early Universe: Contribution to the Star 
                  Formation Rate Density and the Ionizing Background"

For the calendar of upcoming colloquia and seminars in the department, visit

      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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