Primakoff Lectures

Primakoff Lecture

Nigel Goldenfeld (University of Illinois)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

Past Primakoff Lectures

Primakoff Lecture: "Dark Matter, Neutron Stars, and Gravitational Waves"

Ann Nelson, University of Washington
David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

The recent observation of gravitational waves from merging neutron stars opens a new era for neutron star physics and astrophysics. I discuss the dark matter mystery and some of my work on
possible ways neutron…

32nd Primakoff Lecture: "Metamaterials and Topological Mechanics"

Tom Lubensky (University of Pennsylvania)
David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

Metamaterials are materials engineered to have a property or properties not found in nature, such as a negative optical index of refraction, one-way light or vibration waves, or exotic elastic behavior.  Advances in…