Special Events

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Past Special Events

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…

SPECIAL MEAM/MSE SEMINAR: "Scalable functional phase change materials for displays and photonic non-von Neumann computing"

Harish Bhaskaran, University of Oxford, UK; Co-founder of Bodle Technologies
- LRSM Reading Room

Talk Abstract:  In electronics, doping silicon results in one of the most versatile functional materials ever employed. The pursuit of such functional materials in the optical domain is an area of great…

Special Seminar: "This Is Not A Diversity Talk"

John Asher Johnson, Harvard University
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, A8

The American discourse on the various disparities present in society generally, and academia specifically, focuses primarily on observations of the state of a given situation---e.g. a lack of diversity---…

Security and Donuts (and 2-Step enrollment)

Nick Salvatore, Chris Lake, and Shaheen Beg
- Physics Faculty Lounge

In observance of National CyberSecurity Awareness Month, Nick Salvatore, Chris Lake, and Shaheen Beg will be hosting an Information Security Outreach day next week. If you need help with setting up 2-Step…