Department Colloquia

Upcoming Department Colloquia

Colloquium: "TBA"

Robyn Sanderson (University of Pennsylvania)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

Colloquium: "TBA"

Liang Wu (University of Pennsylvania)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

Past Department Colloquia

Colloquium: Theia: Illuminating Neutrinos with a New Kind of Detector

Josh Klein (University of Pennsylvania)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

Primakoff Lecture: Deciphering the Higgs boson: insights and revelations a decade after the discovery

Andreas Hoecker (CERN)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

The discovery of the Higgs boson by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) marks a breakthrough in particle physics, and it stands with the greatest scientific discoveries of all time.…

Colloquium: Change Physics Culture Now

Jessica Esquivel (Fermilab)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

This presentation will overview initiatives created to overcome inequity in physics. We will discuss grassroots efforts like Black in Physics, institution-adjacent efforts like Change-Now at Fermilab, and APS-funded…

Colloquium: The Dawn of Gravitational Wave Astronomy at Light-year Wavelengths

Stephen Taylor (Vanderbilt University)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

For more than 15 years, NANOGrav and other pulsar-timing array collaborations have been carefully monitoring networks of…

Rittenhouse Lecture: An imperfect view of the Universe

Alan Heavens (Imperial College London)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A4

Our most expensive telescopes make exquisite images of the distant Universe, but however good the telescope, the images are flawed.  The light has been on a long journey, navigating through the rich array…