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Power Point Presentations and MP3 Recordings

The University of Toronto weekly physics colloquia are available online. You can download the PowerPoint (or PDF) file and the MP3 recording to your computer. Just click on the PowerPoint file for the talk, and click open at the prompt. If you have difficulty opening the file in your browser, you can download both the PowerPoint file and the MP3 recording to your computer.

Colloquium List 2016-2017

Date Speaker / Institution Host Title / Topic Download
Sep 22, 2016 Wolfgang Ketterle
MIT
Joseph Thywissen Ultracold atoms as quantum simulators for new materials -- optical lattices and synthetic magnetic fields (no media)
Sep 29, 2016 J. Michael Roney
University of Victoria
Pekka Sinervo Applying Quantum Entanglement to Search for New Physics at TeV Energies audio (MP3)
Oct 06, 2016 Eugenia Etkina
Rutgers University
Andrew Meyertholen Investigative Science Learning Environment (ISLE): Making your students collaborative participants in the practice of physics audio (MP3)
Oct 13, 2016 Mohit Randeria
Ohio State University
Arun Paramekanti Skyrmions: From high energy physics to condensed matter systems audio (MP3)
Oct 20, 2016 Kevin Trenberth
NCAR Boulder
Nicolas Grisouard Implications of Earth’s energy imbalance for climate audio (MP3)
Oct 27 2016 Maria Spiropulu
California Institute of Technology
Hiro Tanaka The Higgs and beyond: connections and puzzles in particle physics audio (MP3)
Nov 03 2016 Steven Cundiff
University of Michigan
John Sipe Optical Multi-Dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy audio (MP3)
Nov 10, 2016 David Crisp
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/CalTech
Debra Wunch Watching the Earth Breathe with the NASA Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) audio (MP3)
Nov 17, 2016 David Bailey
University of Toronto
Pekka Sinervo Everyone screws up sometimes – Uncertainty in the real world audio (MP3)
Nov 24, 2016 Colin Goldblatt
University of Victoria
Nicolas Grisouard Habitability and climate of (exo)planets audio (MP3)
Dec 01, 2016 David Lockner
U.S. Geological Survey
Mario Tibbo/Paul Young Earthquake Scaling from M-9 to M+9 (or what happens in the lab stays in the lab) audio (MP3)
Dec 08, 2016 Massimo Vergassola
University of California, San Diego
Anton Zilman Navigating turbulent environments audio (MP3)
January 5, 2017 Andrew Meyertholen
University of Toronto
Jason Harlow A Physics 256 Case Study: Incorporating research-based teaching techniques into an upper-level course audio (MP3)
Jan 12, 2017 Pierre-Tomas Brun
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stephen Morris/Mary Pugh Building with fluids: from fluid flows to tangible structures (no media)
January 19, 2017 Robert Boyd
University of Ottawa
John Sipe Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World audio (MP3)
January 26, 2017 Philip Kim
Harvard University
Young-June Kim Bloch, Landau, and Dirac: Hofstadter’s Butterfly in Graphene audio (MP3)

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