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Astronomy public talk and telescope observing session is set for March 30

Physics and Astrophysics will be holding an astronomy and astrophysics public talk and telescope observing session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, in 116 Witmer Hall. The talk, “Citizen Science: Contribute to Astronomy in your Spare Time,” will be presented by Dean Smith, Physics and Astrophysics. Following the talk, there will be a telescope observing session (weather permitting).

Physics and Astrophysics colloquium is March 26

Physics and Astrophysics will host a colloquium titled “Decoherence and entanglement in Josephson vortex quantum bits” at 4 p.m. Friday, March 26, in 215 Witmer Hall.  Coffee and Cookies will be served at 3:30 p.m. in 215 Witmer Hall. Abstract: Recently observed quantum behavior of Josephson vortices at ultra-low temperatures has opened up a new way to [...]

Physics and Astrophysics colloquium is Feb. 26

Physics and Astrophysics will host a colloquium at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, in 211 Witmer Hall featuring Darin Ulness, chemistry, Concordia College. Coffee and cookies will be served at 4 p.m. in 215 Witmer Hall. Abstract: Halogen bonding is very much analogous to hydrogen bonding in that it is a relatively strong direction interaction [...]

Physics colloquium is Feb. 19

Physics will host a colloquium at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in 211 Witmer Hall featuring Jian Wei, physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University. Coffee and cookies will be served at 4 p.m. in 215 Witmer Hall. Abstract: Nonlocal entanglement is crucial for quantum information processes. While nonlocal entanglement has been realized for photons, it is [...]