Fermilab Colloquium Calendar 2004-2005

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Fermilab Colloquium Calendar 2004-2005

Orange titles are specialized; Green titles are general interest.

Date Speaker/Institute Title Host Abstract PDF Video
Sep 1

Craig J. Hogan
University of Washington

Quantum Gravity in the Microwave Sky S. Dodelson None Video
Sep 8            
Sep 15 Michael Witherell
Fermilab

The International Linear Collider and Fermilab’s Role In It

A. Kronfeld Download PDF Video
Sep 22 Don Lamb
University of Chicago
Scientific Highlights of the HETE-2 GRB Mission S. Dodelson Download PPT Video
Sep 29

Joel Karp  
University of Pennsylvannia

Positron Emission Tomography (PET): Towards Time of Flight M. Albrow Download PPT Video
Oct 6 Brian Holmes
San Jose State University
The Physics of Brass Musical Instruments C. Newman-Holmes Download None Video
Oct 13 Joshua W. Shaevitz
UC - Berkeley
Nature's Nanomachines: The Physics of Biomolecular Motors K. Burkett Download PPT Video
Oct 20 Howard Georgi
Harvard

Women and the Future of Physics A. Boehnlein Download PDF Video
Oct 27 Martinus J.G. Veltman
Ohio State University
A Century of Particle Physics D. Carrigan Download None None
Nov 3 Geoff Greene
Oak Ridge National Lab
Parity Violation, Time Reversal and the Neutron. Nuclear and Particle Physics at the Spallation Neutron Source M. Albrow Download Slides Video
Nov 10 Robert J.Lang

From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami

A. Boehnlein Download PPT Video
Nov 17 Deborah Jin
JILA Boulder
Using a Fermi Gas to Create Bose-Einstein Condensates M. Albrow Download PPT Video
Nov 24 Thanksgiving No Colloquium        
Dec 1 Robert Geroch
University of Chicago
Faster Than Light? C. Newman-Holmes Download PDF Video
Dec 8 Mike Turner
NSF
The Big Questions in Cosmology
S. Dodelson Download PDF Video
Dec 15 Michael Kramer
University of Manchester

Double Pulsars T. Zimmerman Download PPT Video
Dec 22 Christmas Holiday No Colloquium        
Dec 29 New Year's Holiday No Colloquium        
Jan 5 Nadine Barlow
Northern Arizona University
COLLOQUIUM IS RESCHEDULED TO MAY 25, 2005 C. Newman-Holmes Download None None
Jan 12 James Kakalios
University of Minnesota
The Uncanny Physics of Superhero Comic Books C. Newman-Holmes Download None None
Jan 19 Daniel Kleppner
MIT
How Physics Got Precise
R. Carrigan Download PPT Video
Jan 26 Steve Geer
Fermilab
Proton Driver Physics
R. Raja Download PDF Video
Feb 2 Kate Kirby
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Ethics and the Welfare of the Physics Profession J. Nachtman Download PPT Video
Feb 9 Gianfranco Bertone
Fermilab
Dark Matter Particles: MeV, TeV, or Heavier?
S. Dodelson Download PPT Video
Feb 16 Wim Leemans
LBNL
Accelerating in the Future: Lasers Start to Produce Quality High Energy Electron Beams
A. Kronfeld Download PPT Video
Feb 23 Emile A. Okal
Northwestern University
Tsunami's: Detecting, Simulating and Chasing them
R. Carrigan Download PDF Video
Mar 2 Shamit Kachru
Stanford University
String Theory and Cosmology
S. Dodelson Download PDF Video
Mar 9 Jose Repond
Argonne National Lab
Calorimetry at the Linear Collider
H. Weerts Download PPT Video
Mar 16 John Rigden
Washington University
Einstein: The Standard of Greatness
E. James Download None Video
Mar 23 Benn Tannenbaum
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Dr. Smith goes to Washington: A Physicist Wanders the Halls of Congress
K. Burkett Download PPT Video
Mar 30 James Cronin
University of Chicago
Remembering Fermi
C. Newman-Holmes Download PPT Video
Apr 6 Ricard M. Myers
Stanford University School of Medicine
Using Genomics to Study Human Biology and Disease R. Plunkett Download PPT Video
Apr 13 Steven Koonin
BP
A Physicist's View of the World's Energy Situation T. Zimmerman Download PDF Video
April 20 Nino Boccara
UIC
Highway Car Traffic as a Complex System. The Physicist's Point of View K. Burkett Download PPT Video
Apr 27 David DeVorkin
National Air and Space Museum
Presenting Cosmology and its History at The National Air and Space Museum J. Nachtman Download Slides Video
Apr 28 SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM
2:30 pm in 1West:
Chris Llewellyn Smith
UKAEA, Culham
The Fast Track to Fusion Power K. Ellis Download PPT Video
May 4 Doug Bryman
University of British Columbia
Present and Future Kaon Physics K. Burkett Download PPT Video
May 11 Bill Marciano
BNL
Muon Physics in the 21st Century R. Raja Download PDF Video
May 18

Andreas Höcker
LAL Orsay

B Physics, CP Violation and the CKM Fit A. Kronfeld Download PPT Video
May 25 Nadine Barlow
Northern Arizona University
Beyond Tang: The Hidden Benefits of the Space Program C. Newman-Holmes Download PPT Video
Jun 1 Robert Kaufmann
Boston University
Oil and the American Way of Life: Don't Ask Don't Tell T. Zimmerman Download PPT Video
Jun 8 None USERS MEETING - NO COLLOQUIUM SCHEDULED
Jun 15 Jim Pinfold
University of Alberta
Astrocollider Physics: Astroparticle Physics and the LHC M. Albrow Download PPT Video
Jun 22 Eugenie C. Scott
National Center for Science Education
Creationism, Evolution, and Science Education S. Dodelson Download PPT Video
Jun 29 Jan-Henrik Andersen
University of Michigan
Perception of the Extreme Unseen - From Mathematics to Aesthetic Coherence A. Kronfeld Download PPT Video
Jul 6 John Turner
National Renewable Energy Lab
The Sustainable Hydrogen Economy T. Zimmerman Download PPT Video
Jul 13 Felix Aharonian
Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg
Astrophysics and Cosmology with TeV Gamma Rays C. Newman-Holmes Download PPT Video
Jul 20 Harold Kirk
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Research into Muon Cooling R. Raja Download    
Jul 27 No Colloquium          
Aug 3 Grayson Barber
American Civil Liberties Union
The USA Patriot Act Controversy E. Prebys Download    
Aug 10 Robert Mitchell
JPL
Cassini Mission J. Nachtman Download PPT Video
Aug 17 Philip James
University of Toledo
The Enigmatic Martian Polar Caps K. Burkett Download PPT Video
Aug 24 Zheng-Tian Lu
Argonne National Laboratory
Atom Trap, Krypton-81 and Saharan Water M. Albrow Download PPT Video
Aug 31 Stephen Long
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
The Direct Effects of Atmospheric Change on Vegetation-From Gene Expression to Crop Production in the Field R. Plunkett Download PPT Video

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