Physics Club: 2017-2018

Ehud Altman, University of California Berkeley

Chaos, thermalization and the dynamics of quantum information: how quantum butterflies produce classical storms (Apr. 16, 2018)

Host: Nir Navon

Jack Harris, Yale University

Graduate Recruitment Open House

Quantum effects in the motion of surprisingly large objects (Apr. 6, 2018)

Host: Sean Barrett

Mehran Kardar, MIT

Pressure and force from non-equilibrium fluctuations in QED and Active Matter (Mar. 26, 2018)

Host: Charles Baltay

Joseph Thywissen, University of Toronto

Ultracold Dynamics (Mar. 5, 2018)

Host: Leonid Glazman

Walter Goldberger, Yale University

Black holes from quarks, gravitational waves from gluons (Feb. 26, 2018)

Host: Charles Baltay

Frédéric Chevy, Ecole Normale Supérieure

The Cobra Wave (Feb. 19, 2018)

Host: Nir Navon

Seamus Davis, Cornell

Visualizing Quantum Matter (Feb. 12, 2018)

Host: Charles Ahn

Larry Gladney, University of Pennsylvania

Quarks to Cosmos: Fundamental Physics from the LSST (Feb. 7, 2018)

Host: Paul Tipton

Peter Schiffer, Yale University

Artificial spin ice: playground for frustration  (Jan. 29, 2018)

Host: Nir Navon

David Moore, Yale University

Precision searches for new physics using optically levitated sensors (Jan. 22, 2018)

Host: Nir Navon

Phillip Barbeau, Duke University

The World’s Smallest Neutrino Detector (Dec. 11, 2017) 

Host: Karsten Heeger

L. Mahadevan, Harvard

Morphogenesis: geometry, physics and biology (Dec. 4, 2017)

Host: Simon Mochrie

Kathryn Zurek, LBL

Broadening the Searchlight: New Ideas in Dark Matter Detection (Nov. 27, 2017)

Host: Sarah Demers

Marcelle Soares-Santos, Brandeis University

Observation of a Gravitational Wave Emitting Neutron Star Merger with the Dark Energy Camera (Nov. 13, 2017)

Host: Sarah Demers

Michael Lisa, Ohio State University

Subatomic fluid spintronics - Global hyperon polarization in heavy ion collisions at RHIC (Nov. 6, 2017)

Host: Helen Caines

Zhi-Xun Shen, Stanford University

Cooperative Interactions as a Pathway to High Temperature Superconductivity (Oct. 30, 2017)

Host: Leonid Glazman

Kyle Cranmer, NYU

What does the Revolution in Artificial Intelligence Mean for Physics? (Oct. 23, 2017)

Host: Sarah Demers

John W. M. Bush, MIT

Pilot-wave hydrodynamics (Oct. 9, 2017)

Host: John Wettlaufer

Florian Schreck, Amsterdam

Ultracold Strontium for Clocks, Gravimeters and Many-Body Physics (Oct. 2, 2017)

Host: Nir Navon

Kate Marvel, NASA GISS and Columbia University

Rainfall in a Warmer World (Sept. 25, 2017)

Host: Sarah Demers

Michael Murrell, Yale University

From Active Liquid Crystals to De-wetting Liquid Droplets: Using Mesoscopic Models to Understand the Physical Behaviors of Cells and Tissues (Sept. 18, 2017)

Host: Simon Mochrie

William Bialek, Princeton University and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The physics of life: How much can we calculate? (Sept. 11, 2017)

Host: R. Shankar