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Science and Mathematics Events

October 8, 2020

guest speaker Sinclaire Manning

Characterization of “HST-Dark” Dusty Star-Forming Galaxies in the MORA Survey

October 8, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics welcomes Graduate Research Assistant and an NSF Graduate Research Fellow Sinclaire Manning  to present their weekly virtual colloquia. Sinclaire studies the formation and…

: P–T conditions of 564 localities grouped by rock type (a), with representative thermal gradients (thin dashed lines), and contoured for density for all data in (b), data 0.850 Ga in (d); a typical continental geotherm is shown for reference.

Secular variation of metamorphism and the evolution of plate tectonics

October 8, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm EDT

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The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, jointly with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, presents a special edition of the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series featuring guest speaker, Michael…

October 22, 2020

Dr. Carlos J Vargas

Why I Stopped Waiting for Someone Else to Map the Warm-hot Circumgalactic Medium

October 22, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Carlos J. Vargas to present during their virtual colloquium. Dr. Vargas earned his Ph.D. in 2018 from New Mexico State University, where he led and contributed…

Reed Maxwell smiling at the camera, wearing a t-shirt that reads

Hydrology from the bottom up: How groundwater shapes the water cycle

October 22, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm EDT

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The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, jointly with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, presents a special edition of the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series featuring guest speaker, Reed…

October 29, 2020

Dr. Kate Alexander

Cosmic Extremes: Time-Domain Astrophysics in a Multi-Messenger World

October 29, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics welcomes Kate Alexander (Northwestern University) to present during their virtual colloquium. Dr. Kate D. Alexander is currently a NASA Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow at…

November 5, 2020

guest speaker Dr. Steven Penn

New Vision for LIGO: Coating Thermal Noise and the New Observables for Gravitational Wave Astronomy

November 5, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EST

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The Department of Physics welcomes Professor Steven Penn to present their virtual colloquia. Steve is an associate professor of physics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. He received…

November 12, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Rosner

Exotic Particles – 56 Years and Counting

November 12, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EST

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The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Jonathan L. Rosner from the University of Chicago, for their weekly virtual colloquium.  Jonathan L. Rosner’s theoretical work has concentrated on…

November 19, 2020

Doctor Thomas holding up a sediment core from the high Arctic in a room of samples.

Looking back to Greenland’s future: Climate dynamics and ice sheet response during Holocene climate change

November 19, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm EST

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The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series featuring guest speaker, Elizabeth Thomas, from the University of Buffalo. Elizabeth Thomas is an…