Physics Division Weekly Seminars and Colloquia

Week of April 14, 2014  


UC - B5 Hearst Field Annex, 12:10 p.m.
Speaker: Wladimir Lyra (JPL/Caltech)
Title: "Gas in Debris Disks: A New Way to Produce Patterns?

UC - 402 Old LeConte, 2:30 p.m.
 Speaker: Brian Henning (UCB/LBNL)
Title: "What Do Precision Higgs Measurements Buy Us?"

UC - 1 Le Conte Hall, 4:15 p.m.
Speaker: Ali Yazdani (Princeton)
Title: "Visualizing Topological Quantum States: From Dirac Edge States to Majorana Zero Modes"


 Berkeley Cosmology Seminars  
UC - Hearst Field Annex B1, 1:10 p.m. (also videoconferenced to LBNL 50-5026)
Speaker: Shy Genel (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA) 
Title: "The Illustris Simulation: Novel Successes and Remaining Failures in Modelling Galaxy Formation"

String Seminar

UC - 402 Old Le Conte, 3:40 p.m.
Speaker: Eva Silverstein (Stanford/SLAC)
Title: "Gravity Waves and Large-Field Inflation in String Theory"

Physics Research Progress Meeting
LBNL - 50B-4205, 4 p.m.
Speaker: Daniel McKinsey (Yale)
Title: "Direct Dark Matter Searches using Liquid Xenon: Latest Results from LUX and Prospects for LZ"


Particle Theory Seminar
LBNL - 50A-5132, 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Yuhsin Tsai (Davis)
Title: "Direct Detection with Dark Mediators"

String Group Meeting
UC - 402 Old LeConte, 3:40 p.m.
Speaker: Mina Aganagic (UCB)
Title: "Gauge/Vortex Duality and AGT"

290E Seminar (no link available)
LBNL - 50A-5132, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Tenzing Joshi (UCB)
Title: "A G/NARRLI Effort: Measuring the Ionization Yield of Low-energy Nuclear Recoils in Argon"



 Astronomy Colloquium
2 LeConte Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Selma de Mink (Carnegie Observatories)
Title: "Live Fast Die Young: The Evolution of Massive Stars Towards their Death"


Physics Research Progress Meeting
LBNL - 50A-5132, 4:00 p.m.
Title: NA


INPA Seminar
LBNL - INPA Common Room (50-5026), 12:00 p.m.
Speaker: Andrea Dotti (SLAC)
Title: "Gean4: A Toolkit for the Simulation of the Interaction of Radiation with Matter. Overview, Validation and Recent Developments"
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