Special Events

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Past Special Events



Dual Source and Environmental X-ray Scattering (DEXS) Seminar

- See Zoom link below

Irem Altan (Yale): "Probing the structure of reflectin and lipid assemblies with SAXS and SANS"

Lexi Zhang (Penn Chemistry): "GIWAXS Measurement of Stable Glasses: A Study on Molecular Relaxation and Stable…



DISCONAP talk / IRG1 Group meeting: "When does structure correlate with rearrangements in soft-sphere packings?"

Sean Ridout, University of Pennsylvania (Liu Group)
See Zoom link below

Much recent activity in our group and the MRSEC has focused on the connection between local structure and localized rearrangements in a variety of systems. Focusing on packings of soft spheres, sheared at zero…



IRG3 Meeting: "Mixing Nano-Crystals and Liquid Crystals: Insights from Molecular Simulations”

Aniket Thosar and Hao Jiang (University of Pennsylvania)
- See Zoom link below



Knowledge by the Slice lunchtime series: "Finding the First Stars and Galaxies (by Looking Where They Aren’t"

James Aguirre (University of Pennsylvania)
- Cafe 58, Irvine Auditorium, 3501 Spruce Street, Philadelphia

Our current understanding of the universe starts with a Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago that created a simple,…



Special seminar on the recent Event Horizon Telescope results: "The Black Hole Shadow in M87"

Dan Marrone, University of Arizona
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A6

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) is an international collaboration to observe black holes at horizon-scale resolution. The EHT uses the technique of very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) and submillimeter…