Spring 2012 Colloquium Schedule

Date Speaker Institution Title and Abstract Host
Monday Jan 23 10-11a Marc Favata UW-Milwaukee/Caltech Observing Love, memory, and spin with gravitational waves, Favata's Abstract Greg Childers
Wednesday Jan 25 10-11a Geoffrey Lovelace Cornell Supercomputer simulations of colliding black holes, Lovelace's Abstract Greg Childers
Friday Jan 27 10-11a Chad Hanna Perimeter Institute Searching for gravitational waves from merging neutron stars and black holes, Hanna's Abstract Greg Childers
Monday Jan 30 10-11a Kipp Cannon U Toronto Tackling the Challenges of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy, Cannon's Abstract Greg Childers
Wednesday Feb 1 10-11a Jocelyn Read U Mississippi The dynamic response of merging neutron stars, Read's Abstract Greg Childers
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Mar 16   US Bank Credit, loans and mortgages for students CSUF Physics Club
Mar 23

Kate Nixon

University of Manchester (UK) Electron Impact Ionization Experiments at The University of Manchester, Nixon's Abstract Leigh Hargreaves
Mar 30 Campus Closed - Cesar Chavez Day
Apr 6 Daniel Whiteson UC Irvine

Exploring the unknown universe with the LHC, Whiteson's Abstract

Josh Smith
Apr 13   US Navy

Nuclear Research

CSUF Physics Club
Apr 20        
Apr 27 Dan Henrickson, Chris Griffo, Thomas Abbott, David Green, Khai Nguyen, Josh Tanner CSU Fullerton Master's Projects reports, Student's S12 Abstract Josh Smith, Ionel Tifrea
May 4    


May 11 Kevin Lambert Liberal Studies, CSU Fullerton

The Uses of Analogy: James Clerk Maxwell’s “On Faraday’s Lines of Force’ and Early Victorian Analogical Argument, Lambert's Abstract

Jim Feagin