Fall 2020 Physics Seminars

Supported by the Eddy and April Lucas Fund. Talks are open to all for free.

Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:00 PM

Seminars this Fall semester will be online through Zoom.

The meeting id is 94420060756 with passcode 128.

Date Speaker Title Slides Video
2 Sept. Prof. Roland Winston, UC Merced, CA Searching for a Better Way to Concentrate Light --- YouTube
9 Sept. --- --- --- ---
16 Sept. Prof. Phillip Lubin, UC Santa Barbara Directed Energy Propulsion to the Nearest Stars, the Starshot Project --- ---
23 Sept. Dr. Thayne Currie, NASA Ames, Subaru Telescope Project, Sunnyvail, CA Directly Imaging Extrasolar Planets with the Subaru Coronagraphic Extreme Adaptive Optics Project --- YouTube
30 Sept. Lynn Buchele, Wichita State University Summer Fellowship Talk, Title TBD --- YouTube
7 Oct. Dr. Gerarld Jackson, CSO H-bar Technologies LLC and NASA Fellow Antimatter-Based Propulsion Enabling Orbital Insertion Around Proxima Centauri --- YouTube
14 Oct. Dr. Mario Perez, NASA HQ, Washington, DC NASA Observational Astrophysics Program --- YouTube
21 Oct. Dr. Slava Turyshev, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA High Resolution Imaging of Exoplanets with the Sun's Gravitational Focus --- YouTube
28 Oct. --- canceled --- ---
4 Nov. Francesco Brizioli, University of Perugia and INFN, Italy Measurement of the Positive Kaon Branching Fraction into Pion, Neutrino, and Anti-neutrino with the NA62 Experiment at CERN SPS pdf YouTube
11 Nov. Prof. Don Lamb, Ludwig Maximillian University, Munich, Germany Using Fluorescence to Unravel the Secrets of Life --- not available
18 Nov. Prof. Greg Pawloski, University of Minnesota Physics with the DUNE Experiment at Fermilab and South Dakota --- YouTube
2 Dec. Dr. Abigail Rymer, Research Scientist APL, John Hopkins University, MD The Neptune Odyssey Future Spacecraft Program --- YouTube

Physics seminars in past semesters