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2014

January 10

Stuart Solin

"Extraordinary Physics in Semiconductor-Metal Hybrid Structures"

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January 31

Lance Labun

"Probing the quantum vacuum with high intensity lasers"

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February 7

Gurtina Besla

"Galaxy Collisions in Our Local Neighborhood"

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February 21

Nathan Schwadron

"Galaxy Collisions in Our Local Neighborhood"

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February 28

Kevin Wright

"Exploring Quantum Phases of Matter with Ultracold Atomic Gases"

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March 7, 2014

David Lowe

"Journeys Through Black Holes with Schrodinger's Cat"

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March 28, 2014

Gwen Rudie

"The Building Blocks of Early Galaxies in the Juvenile Universe: The Circumgalactic and Interstellar Medium of Star-Forming Systems at 2

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April 4, 2014

Don Gurnett

"After 36 Years Voyager 1 Reaches Interstellar Space"

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April 11, 2014

Warren Brown

"Hypervelocity Stars"

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2013

January 11

Anna Frebel

"Stellar Archaeology: New Science with Old Stars"

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January 18

Jenny Greene

"Galaxy Nuclei, Galaxy Outskirts"

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February 15

Matthew Kleban

"Watching Worlds Collide: Testing the Multiverse with Observational Cosmology"

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February 22

Martin Elvis

"Quasars are Simple"

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March 8

Ryan Hickox

"The beauty of simplicity: Some insights on galaxy and black hole formation"

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March 29

Bill Wootters

"The beauty of simplicity: Some insights on galaxy and black hole formation"

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April 5

Joachim Ankerhold

"The noise is the signal - and more news from classical and quantum environments"

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April 12

Larry Sulak

"Unraveling the Genetic Code of the Universe"

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April 19

Robin Millan

"Dynamics of Radiation Belt Electrons and the BARREL Experiment"

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April 26

Sarah Gibson

"Magnetism and the Invisible Man: The Mysteries of Coronal Cavities"

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May 3

David Cory

"A Path Towards a Quantum Computer"

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May 24

David Ballantyne

"Connecting Star Formation, Galaxy Evolution and the X-ray Background"

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September 27

Eric Heller

"Branched flow of waves and rays in quantum mechanics, oceanography, acoustics, and more"

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October 4

Angela Olinto

"Off the Extreme Energy Cliff From Space"

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October 11

John Delos

"Electronic Detection and Diagnosis of Health and Illness of Premature Infants"

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October 18

Lawrence Schulman

"Time: Problems and Arrows"

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October 25

Dominik Schneble

"Exploring Atomic Matter-Wave Dynamics in Lattice Potentials"

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November 1

Bei-Lok HU

"Understanding Macroscopic Quantum Phenomena"

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November 15

Ian Spielman

"Gauge Fields With Cold Atoms"

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2012

January 6

Alex Pope

"Dust-obscured activity in high redshift galaxies"

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January 20

Marc Kamionkowski

"The Cosmic Microwave Background: Beyond the Power Spectrum"

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January 27

Laura Trouille

"The Monster's Fiery Breath: Supermassive Black Holes at the Centers of Distant Galaxies"

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February 3

Wesley Campbell

"Quantum Information Processing with Ultrafast Pulses and Trapped Ions"

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February 6

Alberto Marino

"Quantum States of Light: from Generation to Applications in Quantum Information"

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February 17

Kevin C Wright

"Phase slips and weak links: Superfluidity in a rotating "circuit" of ultra-cold atoms"

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February 20

Vikram Deshpande

"Playing the atomically-thin drum: Mechanics as an ultra-sensitive thermodynamic probe"

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February 24

Rajamani Vijayaraghavan

"The Evolution of a Quantum Wave-function During Measurement: From Quantum Jumps to Feedback"

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March 30

Xinlin Li

"The Best is yet to come: our CubeSat is to be Launched in August"

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April 13

Eric Chaisson

"Cosmic Evolution and the Arrow of Time"

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April 20

John Butler

"Hunting the Higgs Boson with the ATLAS Detector at the Large Hadron Collider"

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April 27

Alex Rimberg

"Macroscopic Oscillations Caused by Microscopic Objects"    Presentation Slides

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May 4

Jacob Bortnick

"Current Challenges and Opportunities in Radiation Belt and Waves Research"   

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May 11

Meni Wanunu

"Nanopores: Tools for Single-Molecule Biophysics"   

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May 18

Melissa Franklin

"Waking up to the Higgs Boson: A Dream or a Nightmare?"   

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May 25

Jason Petta

"Strong-Arming Electron Spin Dynamics"   

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June 8

Jonathan Aurnou

"Convective Turbulence in Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Systems"   

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October 12

Walter Lawrence

"Quantum Information and the Paradoxes of Physics"   

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October 19

John Donoghue

"The Quantum Correction to the Newtonian Potential"   

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November 2

Janet Luhmann

"The Coupling Between the Sun and the Heliosphere"   

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November 29

John Rice

"A Unified Explanation of Rotation Reversals, Confinement Saturation and Non-Diffusive Heat Transport in C-Mod Ohmic Plasmas"   

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2011

November 18

Gavin Schmidt

"What are climate models good for?"

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November 11

Christopher Fuchs

Quantum Theory from Quantum Information? (What would Feynman say?)

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November 4

Justin Kasper

Solar Probe Plus: Mission to the Sun

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October 21

Michael Mauel

The Physics of Laboratory Magnetosphere

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October 14

Joseph Dwyer

X-ray Emissions from Thunderstorms and Lightning

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October 7

Anthea Coster

Using GPS to Study Earth's Ionosphere and Magnetosphere

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September 30

Gerhard Haerendel

Fascinating Plasma Structures - comet tails, auroral arcs, and solar prominences

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May 27

Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

2D or not 2D, Electronic Transport in Novel Low Dimensional Materials

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May 20

Amir Yacoby

Quantum Information Processing and Metrology Using Few Electron Spins in Solids

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May 16

Stephon Alexander

Cosmic Inflation From Known Physics

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May 13

Thorsten Ritz

Does the Magnetic Compass of Birds Involve a Coherent Quantum Process?

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May 6

Charlie Kane

Topological Insulators and Topological Band Theory

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April 29

Mark Caprio

Taming The Nucleus: Symmetries And The Computational Scale Explosion

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April 15

Vesna Mitrovic

Exotic Superconductivity

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April 8

Benjamin Schumacher

Almost Quantum Mechanics

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April 1

Mara Prentiss

Solving the Mysteries of Life with Single Molecule Biophysics

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March 11

Jifeng Liu

Nanophotonics for Sustainable Energy

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March 4

Jeffrey Grossman

Atomic-Scale Modeling for 21st Century Energy Challenges

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February 25

Sebastien Lepine

Real estate within 100 parsecs: M dwarf stars for exoplanet surveys and Galactic archaeology.

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February 21

Ryan Hickox

The dark and the light: Black holes, dark matter halos, and their influence on galaxy evolution

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February 18

Alison Crocker

It's not all star formation: old star influences in local galaxies

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February 14

Carlos Badenes

The Quest for Type Ia Supernova Progenitors

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February 9

Anil Seth

The Formation of Galaxy Nuclei

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January 28

Robert McDermott

Microwave Photon Counter Based on Josephson Junctions

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2010

November 19

Mark Dykman

Quantum Activation and quantum Measurements With NonLinear Oscillators

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November 12

Steven Gubser

Applied String Theory for the Impatient

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November 5

Kevin Short

A Mathematical Physicist at the Grammies?

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October 29

Roger Springett

Biophysics of Mitochondrial Function

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October 15

Mike Kesden

A Maximum Spin From Black Hole Mergers

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October 8

Daniel Eisenstein

Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound

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May 28

Alicia Soderberg

A Holistic View Catastrophic Cosmic Explosions

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May 21

Fran Begenal

Exploration of the Giant Magnetosphere of Jupiter

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May 13

Dimitar Sasselov

Kepler and Habitability of Exoplanets

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May 7

Frank Wilczek

Anticipating a New Golden Age

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April 30

Hal Evans

The Little Big Bang: First Physics from the LHC

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April 23

Armin Rest

An Astronomical Time Machine: Light Echoes from Ancient Supernovae

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April 16

Gary Felder

Measuring the Early Universe with Gravity Waves

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April 2

Lorenza Viola

Untangling Entanglement: An Observer-Dependent Perspective

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March 5

Chandrasekhar Ramanathan

Quantum Simulation with Nuclear Spin

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February 26

Alexander Sushkov

Why does the universe have more matter than anti-matter? A search for violation of parity and time-reversal symmetries.

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February 19

David Schuster

Hybrid Quantum Information Processing with Circuit QED

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February 15

Jesse Berezovsky

Imaging Coherent Electron Transport in Graphene

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February 5

Gregory Fuchs

Gigahertz Dynamics of a Strongly Driven Single Spin in Diamond

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January 29

Eberhard Mobius

Astronomy with Neutral Atoms - IBEX Catches the Interstellar Wind and Images the Heliospheric Boundary

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January 22

Jason Kalirai

Stellar Evolution, Mass Loss, and Dead Stars

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January 15

Ralph Gibson

Benjamin Thompson: Count Rumford Engineer, Scientist, Soldier, Spy

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2009

November 20

Greencube Team

Multiple Balloon Measurements of Gravity Waves over New Hampshire

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November 13

Jeevak Parpia

Dissipative Mysteries-Experiments on Glasses at Low Temperatures

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November 6

Samuel A. Werner

Observation of Aharonov-Bohm Effects by Neutron Interferometry

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October 30

Michael Horne

On Aharonov-Bohm's Phase, and Faraday's Field

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October 23

Elisha Huggins

Introductory Contemporary Physics

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October 2

Mariangela Bernardi

Massive Galaxies in Massive Datasets

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May 22

Dawn Meredith

Helping Students Connect Meaning and Mathematics

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May 15

Adam Frank

Star Formation Feedback: Do Stars Practice Birth Control?

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May 8

David Latham

Super Earths and Life

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April 24

William Oliver

Amplitude Spectroscopy with a Superconducting Artificial Atom

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April 10

Avi Loeb

Exploring New Physics in the Early Universe and Around Black Holes

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April 3

Edward Kolb

Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and Inflation

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February 27

Mark Reid

Measuring the Cosmos

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February 6

Warren Brown

Hypervelocity Stars and Massive Black Holes

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January 30

Angela Olinto

The Highest Energy Cosmic Particles

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January 23

Robert Bluhm

Testing Lorentz Symmetry

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January 16

Bob Rutledge

Measuring the Dense Matter Equation of State with International X-Ray Observatory

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January 9

Lisa Kaltenegger

Characterizing 'Pale Blue Dots' in the Sky - Spectral Fingerprint of Habitability

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