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March 12, 2020
Simple physics of complex “biomachines”: the curious case of the Nuclear Pore Complex
March 5, 2020
Measurements: For all time, for all people (The dawning of a new age)
Feb. 20, 2020
Is a Quantum 2.0 Science and Technology Revolution Coming?
Feb. 27, 2020
The surprising case of CFC-11: Have we fallen off the path to ozone layer recovery?
Feb. 13, 2020
CHIME: The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment
Feb. 6, 2020
How nuclear physics can treat cancer - radiotherapy at TRIUMF
Jan. 23, 2020
Direct Detection of sub-GeV Dark Matter: A New Frontier
Jan. 30, 2020
Utilizing Physics-Based Models to Manage the Risk of Injection-Induced Seismicity Associated with Unconventional Oil and Gas Production
Jan. 9, 2020
Will snow help or hurt sea ice in a warming climate?
Dec. 5, 2019
Filling in the Map: Arctic Ocean mixing space-time geography & its impacts
Nov. 21, 2019
Searches for new physics at the Large Hadron Collider - with precision and innovation
Nov. 7, 2019
Bacterial growth laws and the origin of dimensional reduction
Nov. 28, 2019
A post-quantum theory of classical gravity?
Oct. 24, 2019
Neuromorphic Computing
Oct. 31, 2019
The SNOLAB Science Programme: cutting-edge science from a deep hole in the ground
Nov. 14, 2019
Deciphering the Universe's Dark History
Oct. 17, 2019
Emergent Properties in Light Matter Hybrids
Oct. 3, 2019
Flying lasers for sound
Oct. 10, 2019
Statistical mechanics of stem cells
Sept. 26, 2019
Electron hydrodynamics
March 28, 2019
The Neutron Lifetime Puzzle
April 4, 2019
Teaching Students to Think Like Physicists
March 21, 2019
Building tools and models to characterize biological mechanics at the nanoscale
Sept. 19, 2019
Bose fireworks
March 14, 2019
One x-ray source to rule them all
Feb. 28, 2019
Quantum Computing and Quantum Information for Nuclear Physics Grand Challenge Problems
March 7, 2019
Layering instabilities in fluid dynamics
Jan. 24, 2019
Evolutionary “Design” of Proteins
Jan. 31, 2019
Self-driven phase transitions in living matter
Feb. 14, 2019
How the brain computes: A physicist's perspective
Feb. 7, 2019
The Causes of Atlantic Climate Variability
Jan. 10, 2019
A stockpile of heat deep in the Arctic interior
Jan. 17, 2019
Topological Metals
Dec. 6, 2018
From "Iron man" to refrigerator magnets - Itinerant magnets without magnetic elements
Nov. 29, 2018
Controlling many-body systems via periodic driving
Nov. 22, 2018
Table-top precision measurements to test fundamental physics
Nov. 1, 2018
The Inner Universe of Quantum Materials
Nov. 8, 2018
The ESA Gaia Mission and dark matter in the Milky Way
Nov. 15, 2018
Gravity and Entanglement
Oct. 25, 2018
Mapping Dark Matter on Large and Small Scales with the Cosmic Microwave Background
Oct. 18, 2018
Whirls in magnets: from skyrmions to magnetic monopoles
Oct. 11, 2018
Particle Physics at the Lifetime Frontier
Sept. 27, 2018
Imaging excited state dynamics with sub-nanometer resolution
Oct. 4, 2018
An asymmetric relationship: Quantum computing and artificial intelligence
Sept. 13, 2018
Planetary metabolism: Breathing of the Earth
Sept. 20, 2018
No Physicist is an Island: Looking for TeV Physics in a peV Transition
March 8, 2018
Fundamental Physics and the Fifth Dimension
March 29, 2018
Manipulating the Mass of Electrons in Two-dimensional Graphene
March 15, 2018
High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy: The Dawn of Dynamic Structural Biochemistry
April 5, 2018
Responding to fake news in the post-truth era
March 22, 2018
A surprising connection between exotic states of matter and a precursor of El Nino
March 1, 2018
Can you un-stir a creamy cup of coffee? Untangling atmospheric greenhouse gas signatures to reveal what controls emissions
Feb. 15, 2018
Probed quantum systems on the attosecond time scale
Feb. 1, 2018
Massless and Massive Electrons: Relativistic Physics in Condensed Matter Systems
Jan. 25, 2018
Physics and chemistry with diatomic molecules near absolute zero
Feb. 8, 2018
Rethinking Intro Physics Labs
Jan. 11, 2018
Chaos, thermalization and the dynamics of quantum information: how quantum butterflies produce classical storms
Jan. 18, 2018
Particle Physics Beyond Colliders
Dec. 7, 2017
A tale of two states: the complex relationship between superconductivity and magnetism in quantum materials
Nov. 30, 2017
Physics of Protein Function and Evolution: From Sequence-Structure to Sequence-Ensemble Relationships
Nov. 23, 2017
Unlocking the Potential of Nature’s Dendrimer: From Serendipitous Discovery to Fundamental Science to Commercialization
Nov. 16, 2017
Engaging Students in Authentic Scientific Practices in Physics Lab Courses
Nov. 9, 2017
Casting Light on Antimatter: Fundamental Physics with Bottled Antihydrogen Atoms
Nov. 2, 2017
Clustronics on Quantum Many-Body Architecture
Oct. 12, 2017
Do Cuprate Superconductors Harbor Hidden Extra Dimensions
Oct. 19, 2017
The Coming Revolution in Computational Astrophysics
Oct. 26, 2017
Modern Machine Learning and the Large Hadron Collider
Sept. 28, 2017
The tragic destiny of Mileva Marić Einstein
Sept. 21, 2017
Follow the Water: Exploration for Habitability and Microbial Life in the Earth’s Deep Subsurface
Oct. 5, 2017
The Abraham-Minkowski controversy: an ultracold atom perspective
March 23, 2017
Active Matter: from colloids to living cells
April 6, 2017
The Jazz of Physics: The Link Between Music and The Structure of the Universe
March 30, 2017
Majorana Materializes
March 16, 2017
Cementing Roman Concrete To a Caldera
March 9, 2017
From Chains to Combs: The Measurement of Optical Frequencies
March 2, 2017
Machine Learning the Many-Body Problem
Feb. 2, 2017
Higgs Portals to Dark Matter and Extra Dimensions
Feb. 9, 2017
The Emergence of Jets at the Large Hadron Collider - This talk is CANCELLED
Jan. 26, 2017
Bloch, Landau, and Dirac: Hofstadter’s Butterfly in Graphene
Jan. 12, 2017
Building with fluids: from fluid flows to tangible structures
Jan. 5, 2017
A Physics 256 Case Study: Incorporating research-based teaching techniques into an upper-level course
Dec. 8, 2016
Navigating turbulent environments
Jan. 19, 2017
Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World
Nov. 17, 2016
Everyone screws up sometimes – Uncertainty in the real world
Nov. 10, 2016
Watching the Earth Breathe with the NASA Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2)
Dec. 1, 2016
Earthquake Scaling from M-9 to M+9 (or what happens in the lab stays in the lab)
Nov. 24, 2016
Habitability and climate of (exo)planets
Oct. 27, 2016
The Higgs and beyond: connections and puzzles in particle physics
Nov. 3, 2016
Optical Multi-Dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy
Oct. 20, 2016
Implications of Earth’s energy imbalance for climate
Sept. 29, 2016
Applying Quantum Entanglement to Search for New Physics at TeV Energies
Sept. 22, 2016
Ultracold atoms as quantum simulators for new materials –optical lattices and synthetic magnetic fields
Oct. 13, 2016
Skyrmions: From high energy physics to condensed matter systems
April 7, 2016
Physics Today … and Yesterday
March 24, 2016
Searching for other Universes
March 3, 2016
Physics in the developing egg
March 17, 2016
Beating Boltzmann?
March 31, 2016
Internal wave interferometry and its potential role in the Arctic Ocean
March 10, 2016
Majorana Materializes - This Talk is Cancelled
Feb. 18, 2016
The final ringdown of black holes and the first detection of gravitational waves
Feb. 25, 2016
Hydrodynamic quantum analogs: Droplets walking on the Impossible Pilot Wave
Jan. 28, 2016
Testing Time-Reversal Symmetry Using Lasers, a Magic Room, and Pear-Shaped Nuclei
Feb. 4, 2016
The elusive Dark Matter in the Universe, from Sky to Underground
Feb. 11, 2016
Quantum quivering from dissipation and noise
Dec. 3, 2015
Horizon Dynamics and String Theory
Jan. 14, 2016
Nanoscale Adventures
Nov. 12, 2015
Shining (low frequency) light on quantum magnets: Ising spin chains, quantum spin ice, and spin-orbital liquids
Nov. 19, 2015
Myth-Busters: Dark Energy Survey and South Pole Telescope
Nov. 5, 2015
Topological insulators beyond band theory
Oct. 29, 2015
The LHC Confronts Supersymmetry
Oct. 15, 2015
Neutrinos: the desperate remedy
Oct. 1, 2015
Eye in the Sky – How satellites observe our changing atmosphere
Oct. 8, 2015
The Maps Inside Your Head
Oct. 22, 2015
Spin crossover in iron and its implications for understanding Earth's mantle
Sept. 24, 2015
A mathematical history of taffy pullers
Sept. 17, 2015
Spin Polarized Tunneling and Interface: A step towards molecular spintronics
April 2, 2015
Catching particle fever
March 12, 2015
From black holes to badly behaved metals
March 19, 2015
What “Really” Happens when Gluons Collide?
March 5, 2015
Searching for New Physics at the LHC: Run 2 Status and Prospects
Feb. 26, 2015
High temperature superconductivity: progress and prospects
Feb. 5, 2015
Lattice Dynamics with a big “D”: a case for ultrafast x-ray scattering
Feb. 12, 2015
Spin-orbital separation in the quasi-one-dimensional Mott insulator Sr2CuO3
Jan. 15, 2015
What happened to the ancient Martian atmosphere?
Jan. 22, 2015
Universal quake statistics: from nanopillars to earthquakes
Dec. 4, 2014
CANCELLED: The LHC Confronts Supersymmetry
Nov. 27, 2014
Deep Learning
Oct. 23, 2014
Quantum Annealing
Nov. 6, 2014
CANCELLED: Quenched disorder and vestigial nematicity in correlated electronic systems
Oct. 30, 2014
Adjoint Algorithmic Differentiation (AAD): Hedging financial risks and cracking the puzzles of condensed matter physics
Nov. 13, 2014
Physics and Baseball: An Intersection of Passions
Oct. 9, 2014
Changes in the sea ice cover in both polar regions: observations, simulations, and theories
Oct. 16, 2014
Attempts at disentangling biological circuits by controlling them
Oct. 2, 2014
Quantum Criticality – How It Works, and How It Elucidates Electronic Matter
Sept. 25, 2014
Arctic Sea Ice – where are we headed?
Sept. 18, 2014
Educational Transformation at a Critical Time: why us and why now -- the promises of disciplinary engagement
Sept. 11, 2014
The SQCRAMscope
April 3, 2014
The Science of Shakespeare
March 27, 2014
Tangled Granular Matter
Feb. 27, 2014
Insights into stochastic growth and division of single bacterial cells, or A Bug's Life
March 6, 2014
Neutrinos from Hell: the Dawn of Neutrino Geophysics
Feb. 6, 2014
Consider the Icicle
Jan. 23, 2014
The Geodynamo from a Whole-Earth perspective
Jan. 30, 2014
Studying Monopoles in Spin Ice at Ultra Low Temperatures
Feb. 13, 2014
Concentrating the Sun: Concentrated Photovoltaics and design challenges at 1000 Suns
Nov. 28, 2013
Let’s strengthen the voice of scientists in parliament!
Dec. 5, 2013
Understanding the universe, one rare isotope at a time.
Jan. 16, 2014
Spooky Action at a Distance: Generating Entanglement in Quantum Dot Circuits
Nov. 21, 2013
When bosons condense in excited states
Nov. 7, 2013
Moving Beyond the Current Limits of Time: Single Ion Optical Atomic Clocks and the Quest for the Ultimate Isolated Quantum System
Nov. 14, 2013
Towards Flawless Flocking: Models and Mechanisms from Animal Groups
Oct. 31, 2013
Evidence for High-Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrinos at the IceCube Detector
Oct. 3, 2013
Complex oxides: a new playground for physics and technology
Oct. 24, 2013
The Chelyabinsk Airburst and its Implications for the Impact Hazard at the Earth
Sept. 26, 2013
Higgs Bosons in Condensed Matter Physics
Sept. 19, 2013
The Lunar Surface: A Dusty Plasma Laboratory
Sept. 12, 2013
Sloppy models, Differential geometry, and How Science Works
April 4, 2013
Warming in the Southern Ocean: Mechanisms and Implications
March 28, 2013
Scaling laws and many-body physics to predict the behavior of multi-drug resistant microbes and cancer cells
March 7, 2013
Is the electron round?
March 14, 2013
Revisiting and Repurposing the Double Helix
March 21, 2013
The interior structure and dynamics of Mercury: my own sober spin based on gravity and rotation observations.
Feb. 28, 2013
Small Dots Make it Big: Studying Collective Phenomena in Arrays of Superconducting Islands
Feb. 14, 2013
The Versatility of Dirac Electrons in Graphene
Feb. 7, 2013
A Little Big Bang: Strong Interactions in Ultracold Fermi Gases
Jan. 24, 2013
Schrödinger’s Mirrors: extending quantum experiments to massive mechanical objects
Jan. 31, 2013
Earth is a Planet, Too! Paleoclimate is Planetary Atmospheric Dynamics You Can Do at Home
Jan. 10, 2013
Enhancing Oxide Properties—The Approach of the Modern Alchemist
Jan. 17, 2013
The other Koenig collections of historic acoustical instruments
Nov. 29, 2012
Making the most of GRACE: Studying melting icecaps and large earthquakes using satellite gravity
Nov. 22, 2012
Many body effects in graphene revealed by infrared nano-imaging
Nov. 15, 2012
Quantum Chaos and the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics
Nov. 8, 2012
Quantum devices with diamond defects
Nov. 1, 2012
Exotic particles of fractional quantum Hall effect
Oct. 25, 2012
How Cells Control Size
Oct. 18, 2012
The Discovery of a Higgs-like Boson
Oct. 4, 2012
The Quest for the Higgs Boson
Oct. 11, 2012
Helium Rain and Core Erosion in Giant Planets Predicted with Ab Initio Simulations
Sept. 20, 2012
Quantum Imaging: Spooky images at a distance, and what to do with them
Sept. 13, 2012
Highly Entangled Quantum Matter
Sept. 27, 2012
Mimicking the Evolution of Cellular Signaling Networks in the Lab
April 5, 2012
Inference in biological physics
March 22, 2012
Quantum entanglement and the phases of matter
March 29, 2012
Building a dynamic model of the Earth's mantle for the last 500 Million years
March 15, 2012
The mirror symmetry in super-dense matter and chiral hydrodynamics
Feb. 16, 2012
The Quest for the Higgs Boson at the LHC - THIS TALK IS CANCELED.
March 8, 2012
Quantum Opportunities in Gravitational Wave Detection
Feb. 2, 2012
What Physics Triggers Ocean Phytoplankton Blooms?
Feb. 9, 2012
Diffractive optics: An old subject teaches us new tricks
March 1, 2012
On Rabbits, Foxes, Clouds, and Precipitation
Jan. 26, 2012
Quantum Measurements in the Real World
Jan. 12, 2012
How deeply cells feel
Jan. 19, 2012
Colloquium cancelled
Nov. 24, 2011
A Quantitative Look at Gene Regulation
Nov. 28, 2011
The Infinity Puzzle: How the Hunt to Understand the Universe Led to Extraordinary Science, High Politics, and the Large Hadron Collider
Dec. 1, 2011
Viscosity, quark gluon plasma, and string theory
Nov. 10, 2011
Effective Field Theory and Ultracold Atoms
Nov. 17, 2011
Molecular Graphene
Nov. 3, 2011
Solar Variability and Climate
Oct. 27, 2011
Wave-particle duality at the macroscopic scale
Oct. 20, 2011
Long Baseline Neutrinos: As Far from a Tabletop Experiment as You Can Get
Oct. 13, 2011
Dynamics of Giant Planet Atmospheres
Oct. 6, 2011
Space-Time, Quantum Mechanics and Scattering Amplitudes
Sept. 29, 2011
Quantum Optics and quantum information processing with superconducting circuits
Sept. 22, 2011
Physics of virus assembly
Sept. 15, 2011
Optics and Scotch Tape: New Discoveries Beyond Carbon
April 14, 2011
Ultracold Polar Molecules
April 7, 2011
The LHC's First Year: New Results from the ATLAS Experiment -or- Life at the Zeptoscale
March 24, 2011
Astrophysics from the Stratosphere
Feb. 17, 2011
Can acoustics be quantum?
March 31, 2011
Why are chemotaxis receptors clustered but other receptors aren't?
March 3, 2011
Strongly Correlated Electron Materials: Concepts and Applications
March 10, 2011
Rotation with zero angular momentum: Demonstrations of the falling cat phenomenon go sour
March 17, 2011
Weather on Remote Worlds: The Atmospheric Circulation of the Hot Jupiters
Feb. 3, 2011
New approaches in force spectroscopy: from enzyme kinetics to single-molecule centrifugation
Jan. 27, 2011
Mega-joule experiments on the National Ignition Facility - on the road to produce a microscopic star in the laboratory*
Jan. 20, 2011
Stoichiometry, Structure, Bonding, and the Electronic Properties of Fe and Co Pnictides
Feb. 10, 2011
Modelling the interior dynamics and evolution of Earth, Venus, Mars and super-Earths
Dec. 2, 2010
Probing the String Landscape:Implications, Applications, and Altercations
Jan. 13, 2011
Satellite Observations and Chemistry Climate Models – A Meandering Path Towards Better Predictions
Nov. 18, 2010
The Hanbury Brown Twiss effect: from stars to cold atoms
Nov. 25, 2010
From Sorcery to Science: how Hollywood Physics impacts the Sciences
Nov. 11, 2010
Geometrical Frustration in Solids
March 11, 2010
Ultra-cold ferromagnetism
Feb. 9, 2010
How to use your cultural intelligence to your advantage: Navigating the job search process
Feb. 5, 2009
The Versatility of the World's Strongest Magnetic Fields for Physics, Chemistry and Biology
March 5, 2009
Patterns of Green in the Desert Brown
Feb. 12, 2009
Tunable Terahertz Metamaterials
Jan. 15, 2009
Physics Colloquium Jan. 15, 2009
Jan. 22, 2009
How networked tools are changing science
Feb. 26, 2009
Graduate Quantum Mechanics Reform
Jan. 29, 2009
Tissue Engineering in the Nervous System
Nov. 27, 2008
Physics Colloquium Nov. 27 2008
Dec. 4, 2008
Physics Colloquium Dec. 4 2008
Oct. 16, 2008
Physics Colloquium Oct. 16, 2008
Oct. 13, 2006
[Physics Colloquium --- Note Special Time:] The High Supersaturation Puzzle
This week's colloquium will take place at a special time and location.
Sept. 14, 2006
The Assassin of Relativity
April 20, 2006
Global Change in Water Availability
Jan. 16, 2020
Alternatives to Ordered Phases at Zero Temperature
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