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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S21-14  2021-Apr 12

            Editor: Daniel Friedan        Publisher: Christina Pettola
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     All seminars and colloquia are being conducted on the web.
     See below the events listing for pages giving instructions for connecting to the web seminars.

HET Tues Apr 13 Emil Martinec, University of Chicago
1:00 WEB        "Stringy Structure at the BPS Bound"

CMS Tues Apr 13 Brian Skinner, Ohio State University
1:30 WEB        "Measurement-induced Phase Transitions in the Dynamics of Quantum Entanglement"

MPS Wed Apr 14 Leonard Susskind, Stanford University
10:45 WEB        "Some Aspects of Quantum Complexity"
                For Zoom link, please contact Avishag (

IQB Wed Apr 14 Antonina Roll-Mecak, National Institutes of Health
12:00 WEB        "New Paradigms in Microtubule Biology: The tubulin code and microtubule repair"

COL Wed Apr 14 Sarah Burke-Spolaor, West Virginia University
3:30 WEB        "A galactic-scale gravitational-wave detector for the biggest black holes in the universe"

LSM Thurs Apr 15 David Masiello, University of Washington
12:00 WEB        "Advances in Single-Particle Spectroscopy Using Fast Electrons"

SSPAR Thurs Apr 15 Cheng-Li Chiu, Princeton University
6:30 WEB        "2D Material Research Life"

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

HET Tues Apr 20 Jeff Dror, UC Santa Cruz
1:00 WEB        "The Cosmic Axion Background"

IQB Wed Apr 21 Julie Forman-Kay, University of Toronto
12:00 WEB        "Intrinsically Disordered Protein Phase Separation in Translational Regulation and Bioinformatic Developments"

COL/PAER Wed Apr 21 Jackie Chini, University of Central Florida
3:30 WEB        "Supporting Variation in Students' Needs, Abilities and Interests in Postsecondary STEM Courses"

LSM Thurs Apr 22 Chris Leighton, University of Minnesota
12:00 WEB        TBA

AST Thurs Apr 22 Oscar Agertz, Lund University
1:30 WEB        "The VINTERGATAN project: towards understanding the origins of the Milky Way" 

SSPAR Thurs Apr 22 Renna Yi, Rutgers University
6:30 WEB        "The Origin of Life"

HEX Fri Apr 23 ‪Kevin Labe, Cornell University
4:00 WEB        "First Results from the Muon g-2 Experiment"


The departmental calendar of colloquia and seminars is

For instructions for connecting to the web seminars, see

     AST        Astrophysics Seminar               
     CCB        Chemistry & Chemical Biology       
     CMS        Condensed Matter Seminar           
     COL        Colloquium                         
     CQB        Center for Quantitative Biology    
     DELTA-P    Developing Educators and Leaders 
                       Among TAs in Physics       
     GAP        Geometry & Physics Seminar
     HET        High Energy Theory Seminar         
     HEX        High Energy Experimental           
     HON        Honors Seminar
     IQB        Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine
     LSM        Lab for Surface Modification       
     MiPA/EIJC  RU Minorities in Physics & Astronomy/Equity & Inclusion Journal Club
     ML         Machine Learning Group Meeting
     MPS        Mathematical Physics Seminar       
     MSE        Materials Science & Engineering    
     NPS        Nuclear Physics Seminar            
     PAER       Physics and Astronomy Education Research
     PCS        Physical Chemistry Seminar
     SIP        Seminar in Physics                 
     SPS        Society of Physics Students Talk Series
     SSPAR      Student Seminars in Physics and Astronomy
                       at Rutgers 

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