Date Speaker Institution Title and Abstract Host
Fall 2010 Colloquium Schedule
Aug 27        
Sep 3        
Sep 10        
Sep 17 Dr. Alex Small Cal Poly Pomona “Optics Beyond the Diffraction Limit: How to see tiny things in cells”, Small's Abstract Ionel Tifrea
Sep 24        
Oct 1 Mr. Chris Francis CSU Fullerton "MS Project: Measuring scattered light from Advanced LIGO optics", Francis' Abstract Josh Smith
Oct 8        
Oct 15 Dr. Andreas Bill CSU Long Beach "Development of the Grain Size Distribution During the Crystallization of a Solid", Bill's Abstract Ionel Tifrea
Oct 22 Dr. Michael Larson Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems "Atomic Frequency Standards", Larson's F'10 Abstract, student internship discussion to follow Morty Khakoo
Oct 29 Dr. Geoff Steeves Caltech & University of Victoria "Calling All Astronauts", Steeves' Abstract Ionel Tifrea
Nov 5 Dr. Duncan Brown Syracuse University "Gravitational-wave Astronomy with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory", Brown's F'10 Abstract Josh Smith
Nov 12 Dr. Jay Marx, LIGO Director Caltech "Gravitational Waves, a New Window on the Universe", Marx's Abstract Josh Smith
Nov 19        
Nov 26        
Dec 3 Dr. Tim Gay University of Nebraska "The Physics of Football" and "One Atom Too Many: An Atomic Physicist's Attempt To Learn About Simple Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules", Gay's Abstract Morty Khakoo
Dec 10