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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S15-10  2015-Mar-23
                                                          
           Editor: Frank Zimmermann        Publisher: Nancy DeHaan
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SOCIAL EVENTS: 
                              Department Tea 
                      Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm
NEWS ITEM:

Professor Sandra Faber from the University of California, Santa Cruz,
will be giving the annual Henry R. and Gladys V. Irons Lecture on
Saturday, March 28 at 2:00pm in the Physics Lecture Hall.  The title
of her presentation is "The Gift of Cosmic Time: Opportunity Seized or
Opportunity Squandered?  This talk is free and open to the public.
Please encourage your families and friends, as well as students and
colleagues to join us.

The Laboratory for Surface Modification will host the 29th
Annual LSM Symposium on Thursday, April 2 from 9:00am-5:00pm
in the Fiber Optics Auditorium, Busch Campus. All are invited. 

SEMINARS AND COLLOQUIUM:

NPS Mon Mar 23 Christine Nattrass, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
12:00 385E       "Measurements of Energy Density in Heavy Ion Collisions"

NPS/HET Mon Mar 23 Christopher John Monahan, The University of Utah
1:30 385E           "Nucleon Phyiscs on the Lattice"

HEX Mon Mar 23 Chunhiu Chen, Iowa State University
4:30 372E       "Production of High Transverse Momentum Vector Bosons
                 Reconstructed as Single Jets at ATLAS"

CMS Tue Mar 24 Philip Phillips, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
1:30 385E       "Evolution of Holographic Fermi Arcs From a Mott 
                 Insulator"

HET Tue Mar 24 Michael Dine, University of California, Santa Cruz
3:00 385E       "Spontaneous CP Violation and the Strong CP Problem"

SIP Tue Mar 24 Robert Bartynski, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "The Physics of Surfaces, Interfaces, and Nanostructures 
                 for Energy Capture, Conversion, and Storage"

BioMaPS Wed Mar 24 Tom Cech, University of Colorado Boulder
12:00 CABM 010      "Crawling out of the RNA World: Noncoding RNAs
                     and Their Protein Partners"

COL Wed Mar 25 Sandra Faber, Santa Cruz
4:45 PLH        "CANDELS Greatest Hits"

LSM Thur Mar 26 Paul Falkowski, Rutgers University
12:00 Chem 260   "How Do Corals Make Rocks?"

MPS Thur Mar 26 Natan Andrei, Rutgers University
12:00 Hill 705   "Quench evolution of Quantum Integrable Many
                  Body Systems"

AST Thur Mar 26 Matt Buckley, Rutgers University
1:30 401W        "Dark Matter in the Age of Data"

MPS Thur Mar 26 Gael Raoul, Ecole Polytechnique
2:00 Hill 705    "Dynamics of a Species Structured by a Space
                  Variable and a Phenotypic Trait"
Irons Lecture 
Sat Mar 28 Sandra Faber, Santa Cruz
2:00 PLH  "The Gift of Cosmic Time: Opportunity Seized or 
           Opportunity Squandered?"

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

HEX Mon Mar 30 Benjamin Kaplan, NYU
4:30 372E       "SUSY with Higgs->yy"

CMS Tue Mar 31 Tony Heinz, Columbia University
1:30 385E       TBA

HET Tue Mar 31 Xi Yin, Harvard University
3:00 385E       TBA

BioMaPS Wed Apr 1 Irene Zohn, Children's Research Institute
12:00 CABM 010     "Gene-Environment Interactions and Neural Tube Defects"

COL Wed Apr 1 Peter Fischer, University of California, Santa Cruz
4:45 PLh       "Magnetism in the Spotlight of Polarized X-rays"

AST Thur Apr 2 Yashar Hezaveh, Stanford University
1:30 401W       TBA

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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