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About Us: Seminars

Fall 2015 Seminars

Date Title (Topic) Speaker
Tuesday,September 8 Snacks at 3:30 in SB157 Seminar class at 3:45 pm  

Tuesday, September 15

Discovery of the Chemical Signature of First Generation Massive Stars
Professor Timothy C. Beers, Department of Physics, Notre Dame University
Tuesday, September 22 Snacks at 3:30 in SB157 Seminar class at 3:45 pm  
Tuesday,September 29

Optical Methods for Trapping Atoms and Making Cold Molecules

Student Aaron Abma
Tuesday,October 6

LAEs and LBGs: Galactic Tools for Observing the Epoch of Reionization

Jessie Taylor, Calvin Physics alumna

Thursday, October 15 at 7:30 pm in SB010

Direct from Pluto Dr. Thomas Strikwerda, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University

Tuesday, October 20

Instrumentation and experiments on novel quantum effects in semiconductor optics Student Matthew Link

Tuesday,October 27

Prediction of a Luminous Red Nova Professor Larry Molnar
Tuesday, November 3 Academic Advising No seminar class or snacks  
Tuesday, November 10 Curvy Lipids—Effects of Vitamin E and Sugar Student Drew Folkerts and Professor Paul Harper

Tuesday, November 17

Electrophysiology investigations of UV damage to eye surface cells Student Peter Boersma and Professor Loren Haarsma
Tuesday, November 24
V859 Cygni: A Triple Star System Student Chris Spedden

Tuesday, December 1

Galactic Millisecond Pulsars

Professor Peter Gonthier, Hope College
Tuesday, December 8 Title to be announced Student Nathan McReynolds


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Find us

When: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Where: Science Building 110 unless otherwise noted. Meet at 3:30pm in SB157 for refreshments (refreshments are available even on Tuesdays with no seminar!)

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