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About Us: Seminars

Spring 2012 Seminars

Date Title (Topic) Speaker
Tuesday, January31 Snacks at 3:30 in SB157 Seminar class at 3:45 pm  

Tuesday February 7
SB176

Video Games as Virtual Physics Labs
Andrew Vanden Heuvel, part time instructor, Calvin College
Tuesday, February 14 The Largest Structures in the Universe Student Nathan Harkema and Professor Deborah Haarsma, Calvin College
Tuesday, February 21 Snacks at 3:30 in SB157 Seminar class at 3:45 pm  
Tuesday February 28 Self-organized interlocking complexity in biology and economics
Professor Loren Haarsma, Calvin College
Tuesday, March 6
3:30 p.m.
running time 90 min.

"Nostalgia de la luz"

Movie with Spanish Dept
Tuesday, March 13 Snacks at 3:30 in SB157 Seminar class at 3:45 pm

Tuesday, March 20
Spring Break

No seminar class or snacks  

Tuesday, March 27

Asteroid collisions Student Sam Van Kooten and Professor Larry Molnar, Calvin College
Tuesday, April 3 Snacks at 3:30 in SB157 Seminar class at 3:45 pm

Tuesday, April 10

Snacks at 3:30 in SB157 Seminar class at 3:45 pm  
Friday, April 13 SB 010 (note room change) Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Universe Jake Vander Plas '03 graduate student at the University of Washington
Tuesday, April 17 Advanced Astronomy Imaging Technology
Dr. Bern Kosicki, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Tuesday, April 24
Advising Recess

No seminar class or snacks  
Tuesday May 1 Discovery Physics with Jets at the Large Hadron Collider Prof Adam Gibson-Even, Valparaiso University

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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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Past seminars