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Physics and Astronomy Seminars and Events

Each semester we host a number of academic seminars and events that expand upon and enrich our classroom.


Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Seminars

Seminars begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Meyerhoff Auditorium (101 Ho Science Center) - unless specified otherwise. More details will be added to this schedule as they become available throughout the semester.

September 1 - Welcome to Physics & Astronomy and Summer Research Poster Session

September 8 - Summer Research Symposium for Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics.  Representing the Physics & Astronomy Department is Sean Foster '16

September 15 - Student Meet and Greet Hour, (to be held in Lathrop 207)

September 22 - TBA

September 29 - David Bercovici, Yale University, (joint with Geology)

October 6 - TBA

October 13
- Fall recess (no seminar scheduled)

October 20 - Prof. Tom Balonek, Physics & Astronomy, "30 Years at the Foggy Bottom Observatory", (to be held in Lathrop 207)

October 27 - Glen Cook, Chief Scientist, Corning Museum of Glass, "Stranger in a Welcoming Land: Glass Science at the Corning Museum of Glass"  (joint with Geology)

November 3 - Bjoern Schenke, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Title: TBA

November 10
- Kate Smith-Jones, Hamilton College, Title:TBA (joint with Mathematics)

November 17 - David Eng, University of Delaware, Title: TBA (to be held in Lathrop 207)