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Fermilab Nus: NOvA and ELBNF, the Current and Future Fermilab Long-Baseline Neutrino Program

Monday, 12th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Jonathan Paley Argonne National Laboratory

Neutrino Road Trip: Searching for Lepton CP Violation

Wednesday, 14th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Laura Fields Northwestern University

Noise and Competition in Gene Expression: The Biophysics of Cellular Inconveniences

Thursday, 15th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Robert Brewster California Institute of Technology

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 16th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
Adventures in Citizen Science (Dr. Charles Kerton, Iowa State University)

Using Kaons to Unlock the Secrets of the Neutrino

Tuesday, 20th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Joshua Spitz MIT

Imaging Charge Flow along Bacterial Proteins Reveals a Novel Mechanism of Biological Electron Transport

Thursday, 22nd Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Nikhil Malvankar University of Massachusetts

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 23rd Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics (our new regular location)
Pre and post equinox activity (Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University)

Special Colloquium (and Astronomy Seminar)

Friday, 23rd Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics (note location change for today)
The Smallest and the Biggest: Neutrinos and the Matter Dominated Universe (Dr. Asher Kaboth, Imperial College, London)

The Smallest and the Biggest: Neutrinos and the Matter Dominated Universe

Friday, 23rd Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Asher Kaboth Imperial College, London

Planetarium Show

Friday, 23rd Jan 2015 @ 6:30 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Molecular Motors: From Mechanics to Disease

Monday, 26th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
George Shubeita The University of Texas at Austin

Innovating at the Forefront of Precision Neutrino Oscillation Physics

Tuesday, 27th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in TBA
Jonathan Asaadi Syracuse University

Lepton Pair Production in Heavy Ion Collisions with a Non Perturbative Approach

Wednesday, 28th Jan 2015 @ 3:10 pm in Room 18 Physics Building
Guangyao Chen, Iowa State University

Examining the Mechanics of Microtubule Networks

Thursday, 29th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Scott Forth The Rockefeller University

Building Big and Thinking Fast: New Prospects for Neutrino Physics with Cerenkov and Scintillating Detectors

Monday, 2nd Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Matthew Wetstein University of Chicago

Cellular Forces Measured and Controlled by DNA-based Molecular Force Sensor & Modulator

Tuesday, 3rd Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Xuefeng Wang Physics Department & Institute of Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Inverse Size Scaling of the Nucleolus by a Concentration-dependent Phase Transition

Thursday, 5th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Stephanie Weber Princeton University

Control Light for Information and Energy Applications: Gauge Field for Photons, and Daytime Radiative Cooling

Monday, 9th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Fan Shanhui Stanford University

Magnetic Microscopy of Emergent Phenomena

Tuesday, 10th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0005
Ilya Sochnikov Stanford University

Study of heavy quark production in PHENIX

Wednesday, 11th Feb 2015 @ 3:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Sanghoon Lim, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea NOTE SPECIAL TIME

In Situ Optical and Scanning Probe Microscopy of Nanostructure Growth and Ionic Dynamics at the Nano- and Mesoscales

Thursday, 12th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Evgheni Strelcov Oak Ridge National Lab

Nano-Plasmonic Phenomena in Graphene

Monday, 16th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Zhe Fei Argonne National Lab

Mesoscopic Physics on Surfaces

Thursday, 19th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Christoph Tegenkamp Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universitat Hannover

Planetarium Show

Friday, 20th Feb 2015 @ 6:30 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Custom Low-dimensional Material Systems Explored from Atom to Bulk

Monday, 23rd Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Adina Luican-Mayer Argonne National Lab

Probing Nanoscale Phenomena by In Situ Electron Microscopy

Thursday, 26th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Kai He Brookhaven National Lab

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 27th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
An Update on Astronomy Outreach at ISU (Alan Hulsebus, Iowa State University)

Understanding the Electroweak Symmetry Breaking: The Higgs Boson and Beyond

Monday, 2nd Mar 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Junjie Zhu University of Michigan

Probing properties of Quark Gluon Plasma with heavy quarks

Wednesday, 4th Mar 2015 @ 4:00 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Abhisek Sen

Imaging Nearby Planetary Systems with the Gemini Planet Imager and Beyond

Monday, 9th Mar 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Marshall Perrin Space Telescope Science Institute

Neutron Scattering Study of Anharmonic Phonon Dynamics in Thermoelectric Materials

Wednesday, 11th Mar 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Chen Li Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 13th Mar 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
Space-based asteroseismology of exoplanet hosts with Kepler and K2 (and other adventures) (Steven Kawaler, Iowa State University)

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 27th Mar 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
Probing the Extragalactic Background Light with Blazars (Rita Wells, Iowa State University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 27th Mar 2015 @ 6:30 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Avoided Ferromagnetic Quantum Criticality: State-of-the-Art & Future Opportunities

Monday, 30th Mar 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Dmitry A. Sokolov Max Planck Institute of Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany

Neutron Scattering Study of Low Energy Spin Excitations in the FeTe/Se Superconductors

Wednesday, 1st Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Zhijun Xu University of California, Berkeley

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 3rd Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics (note change of location)
Living with a Giant; The Hobby-Eberly Telescope (Rich Schuler, Iowa State University)

Spinors, Strings and Superconductors: Challenges of New Era in Condensed Matter Physics

Monday, 6th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Piers Colelman Center for Materials Theory, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Rutgers University and Dept of Physics, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

FPI Seminar: "Geometrical scaling - a window to saturation"

Thursday, 9th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Prof. Michal Praszalowicz, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 10th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
High-Energy Neutrino Astronomy with IceCube (Jonathan Eisch, Iowa State University)

Scaling Laws in High Energy Scattering

Monday, 13th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Michal Praszalowicz Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Neutron Scattering Studies of Emergent Phenomena in Strongly-correlated Electron Materials

Tuesday, 14th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Benjamin Ueland Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University and Division of Materials Science & Engineering, Ames Laboratory

Minimum-time control of two systems evolving under SU(2) transformations and subject to opposite drifts

Wednesday, 15th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in A401, Zaffarano Hall
Dr. Raffaele Romano, Math Department, Iowa State University

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 17th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
Un-expect the Expected - VHE Gamma-Ray Binary Systems (Hugh Dickinson, Iowa State University)

Correlations in many-body systems, from condensed matter physics to nuclear physics

Wednesday, 22nd Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Morten Hjorth-Jensen, University of Oslo and Michigan State University

Nuclear physics education and the national FRIB theory center, plus some cool ways to organize your lectures

Thursday, 23rd Apr 2015 @ 11:00 am in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Prof Morten Hjorth-Jensen, University of Oslo and Michigan State University

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 24th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
Shining Light through a Cosmic Wall - The Gamma Ray Opacity of the Universe (Frank Krennrich, Iowa State University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 24th Apr 2015 @ 6:30 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

What's Happening Inside the Beltway and Why You Should Care

Monday, 27th Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Joel Parriott American Astronomical Society

Solving the Bethe-Salpeter equation in Minkowski space

Wednesday, 6th May 2015 @ 4:10 pm in A401 Zaffarano Hall
Prof. Vladimir Karmanov, Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia

Planetarium Show

Tuesday, 23rd Jun 2015 @ 6:30 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.