Colloquium Schedule Fall 2002

Last updated on September 10, 2002;   David Fossan, Michael Rijssenbeek, George Sterman

Time: Tuesdays 4:15pm; refreshments starting 3:45pm
Place: P-137 (Harriman Hall), except September 17: Student Activities Center - Ballroom A
Date Speaker Title Institution
03-Sep Classes begin No Colloquium  
10-Sep Paul Grannis "State of the Department" State University of NY at Stony Brook
Ballrm A
Chen Ning Yang "Thematic Melodies of 20th Century Theoretical Physics: Quantization, Symmetry and Phase Factor" Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook
24-Sep Michael Turner "The Dark Side of the Universe" Center for Cosmological Physics, U. Chicago
01-Oct Kris Starosta "Chirality,  Tri-axiality, and Time Reversal in Nuclear Structure" State University of NY at Stony Brook
08-Oct Concepcion Gonzalez-Garcia "Oscillating Neutrinos in Heaven and Earth" CERN TH Division, IFIC - University of Valencia, Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook
15-Oct Alycia Weinberger "The Evolution of Dusty Circumstellar Disks" Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
22-Oct Richard M. Osgood "The Physics of the Very Small - Right Next Door;
Emerging areas of nanoscience research at Brookhaven
Ass. Director for Basic Energy Sciences, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Peter Shor  

"Quantum Computing"

AT&T Research

05-Nov Sylvain Veilleux "Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies and the Origin of Quasars" University of Maryland
12-Nov Edward Shuryak "RHIC Puzzles and Quantum Mechanics of the Glue" State University of NY at Stony Brook
19-Nov Yoji Totsuka Sir Run Run Shaw Distinguished Lecture:
"What  has been achieved at the Kamioka Observatory"
ICRR, University of Tokyo
03-Dec Richard J. King "Energy to Live By" Office of Solar Energy Technology
U.S. Department of Energy
10-Dec Joachim Frank "The Dynamics of the Ribosome as Inferred by Cryo-EM" Biomedical Sciences and Biology, SUNY at Albany and the NYS University Medical School;
Computational Biology and Macromolecular Imaging at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Wadsworth Center, Albany