Events Archive

December 7, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Andreas Hoecker (CERN)
Title: The LHC at the Dawn of a New High-Energy FrontierAbstract: Since June 2015, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has entered Run-2 of its program colliding protons at the new high-energy...
December 4, 2015 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
PITT PACC Seminar: Andreas Hoecker (CERN)
Title: Results from the LHC Run-2 at 13 TeVAbstract:The LHC Run-2 has begun earlier this year after a more than two-year technical stop during which the accelerator was prepared for the increased 13...
December 4, 2015 -
11:45am to 1:30pm
AstroLunch: Dave Silva (NOAO)
Title: NOAO: Today and Tomorrow
December 3, 2015 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Astro Seminar: Christopher Purcell (West Virginia University)
Title: "The Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy Impact on 'Snowball Earth' Events and the History of Life in the Solar System"Abstract:Geological evidence confirms that our planet’s...
December 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
HEP Seminar: Chung Kao (University of Oklahoma)
Title: When the Higgs meets the TopAbstract:The recently discovered Higgs boson $h^0$, being lighter than the top quark $t$, opens up new probes for flavor and mass generation. If $t\to ch^0$...
November 30, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Vijay Balasubrimanian
Title: TBAAbstract: TBAHost:  Ira Rothstein
November 24, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Biophysics Seminar: Vincent Noireaux
Title: Cell-free transcription-translation: from gene circuits to self-assembly in a test tubeAbstract:Originally developed to decipher the genetic code and study gene regulation, cell-free...
November 24, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
PITT PACC Seminar: Arkady Vainshtein (University of Minnesota)
Title:Electric and Magnetic Dipole Moments / AnAbstract:Electric and magnetic dipole moments will be reviewed in connection with CP breaking and physics beyond the Standard Model.Particular emphasis...
November 23, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Malcolm Stocks (ORNL)
Title: Tuning Materials Properties Through Extreme Chemical Complexity Abstract:  The development of metallic alloys is arguably one of the oldest of sciences, dating back at least 3,000...
November 20, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
AstroLunch: Brett Salmon (TAMU)
Title: "Getting Dusty with Bayesian Approaches to the SEDs of High-Redshift Galaxies"Abstract:Dust attenuation affects nearly all aspects of galaxy evolution, yet very little is known about...
November 19, 2015 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Prof. Joseph Checkelsky (MIT)
Title:  Symmetry Breaking in Topological Phases of Condensed MatterAbstract:  Topological Insulators (TIs) are a newly discovered class of materials in which symmetry-protected conducting...
November 18, 2015 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
High Energy Physics Seminar: Joe Incandela (UCSB)
Title/Abstract TBA
November 17, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
PITT PACC Public Lecture: Joe Incandela (UCSB)
Title: And then there was MASS: from the Higgs to the UnknownAbstract:In 2012, noted physicist Joe Incandela rocked the world by announcing a historic discovery: a new particle resembling the...
November 17, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:45pm
AstroLunch: Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine (Jet Propulsion Lab)
Title: Unlocking Dark Matter Physics out of Galactic Substructures Abstract:Despite being ubiquitous throughout the Universe, the fundamental physics governing dark matter remains a mystery....
November 16, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Allan Adams (MIT)
Title: Quantum Liquids and Turbulent Black HolesAbstract:  The physics of black holes is amazingly rich, with deep connections to basic physical questions that nominally have nothing to do with...