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LGBTQ+ Allyship in the Classroom Workshop for staff/faculty

A student-led group of undergrads, grad students, faculty, and staff within the Physics & Astronomy department has put together an LGBTQ+ Allyship in the Classroom Workshop. This is for educators to learn how to make their classrooms more inclusive for … Continued

Physics and Astronomy Thesis Proposal Presentation – Benjamin C Kaiser

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UNC-CH Physics and Astronomy Thesis Proposal Presentation Benjamin C Kaiser, Advisor; J Christopher Clemens “Lithium Pollution of White Dwarfs as the Key to Resolving the Cosmological Lithium Problem” Tidal disruption and subsequent accretion of planetesimals by white dwarfs can reveal … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Jon Engel

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UNC Physics Colloquium Jon Engel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "Why Quantum Computing?" I provide a basic introduction to the theory of quantum computing and its application in physics. After presenting a toy problem to illustrate general-purpose quantum … Continued

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