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Events for January 31, 2022 – October 8 – Department of Physics and Astronomy

Quantum Many-Body Days – X.-G. Wen & X. Qi

The conference on Recent Progress in Many-Body Theories (RPMBT) will take place here at UNC in September 2022. As a bridge program, this year we are hosting a series of virtual talks in September 2021: the Quantum Many-Body Days. The format of … Continued

Quantum Many-Body Days – R. Melko & F. Verstraete

The conference on Recent Progress in Many-Body Theories (RPMBT) will take place here at UNC in September 2022. As a bridge program, this year we are hosting a series of virtual talks in September 2021: the Quantum Many-Body Days. The format of … Continued

Physics and Astronomy Prelim – Jake Brooks

UNC-CH Physics and Astronomy Prelim Jake Brooks “Actuating Surface Attached Post (ASAP) Arrays as Pumps and Swimmers in Low Reynolds Number Environments" Cilia are slender organelles protruding from the surface of many biological cells. These structures are present throughout the … Continued

PFS Lecture 2: Introductory Calculus

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Need a refresh on derivatives and integrals with a single variable? Come out to PFS this week for a seminar taught by your peers within the Physics Department!

Quantum Many-Body Days – H. Nishimori & M. J. Savage

The conference on Recent Progress in Many-Body Theories (RPMBT) will take place here at UNC in September 2022. As a bridge program, this year we are hosting a series of virtual talks in September 2021: the Quantum Many-Body Days. The format of … Continued

Quantum Many-Body Days – S. Sachdev & M. Metlitski

The conference on Recent Progress in Many-Body Theories (RPMBT) will take place here at UNC in September 2022. As a bridge program, this year we are hosting a series of virtual talks in September 2021: the Quantum Many-Body Days. The format of … Continued

Physics and Astronomy Thesis Defense – Joule Othman

UNC-CH Physics and Astronomy Thesis Defense Joule Othman Advisor: Prof. Reyco Henning “The CAGE Scanner: Investigating Surface Backgrounds in High-Purity Germanium Detectors" The neutrino is an elusive particle that has challenged our models of the universe. With the discovery of … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Quentin Brosseau

UNC Physics Colloquium Quentin Brosseau, University of Pennsylvania "A Flow and Aerosol Guide to the Orchestra" In the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic, live musical activities have come to a standstill to protect both musicians and the public. Among … Continued

UNC Physics Special Colloquium – Kris Pardo

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UNC Physics Special Colloquium Kris Pardo, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology “Cosmology with Gravitational Waves and Gravitational Waves with Cosmology Data” Gravitational waves offer us a whole new way of looking at our Universe. LIGO's observations within the … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Gökçe Başar

UNC Physics Colloquium Gökçe Başar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "The search for the QCD critical point" The strong force binds the building blocks of protons and neutrons, quarks and gluons, together and creates most of the observed … Continued