Department Colloquia

Upcoming Department Colloquia



Primakoff Lecture: “The Life and Death of Turbulence”

Nigel Goldenfeld (University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign)
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Turbulence is the last great unsolved problem of classical physics. But there is no consensus on what it would mean to actually solve this problem. In this colloquium, I propose that turbulence is most…



Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: “The String Landscape, The Swampland, and Our Universe"

Cumrun Vafa (Harvard University)
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Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: “Fast Radio Bursts”

Victoria Kaspi (McGill University)
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Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are short (few millisecond) bursts of radio waves observed from cosmological distances.  Their origin is presently unknown, yet their rate is many hundreds per sky per day,…



Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

Martin Claasen (University of Pennsylvania)
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Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

Margaret Murnane (University of Colorado – Boulder)
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