Department Colloquia

The human voice, the erhu and the violin

Speaker: 
Chris Waltham (UBC)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-12-06 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

Hummingbird flight

Speaker: 
Doug Altshuler (UBC Zoology)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-11-22 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Local Contact: 
Douglas Scott
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

TBD

Speaker: 
David Jaffray (Toronto)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-11-29 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

TBD

Speaker: 
Ian Fisher (Stanford)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-11-15 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

TBD

Speaker: 
Kari Dalnoki-Veress
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-11-08 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

TBD

Speaker: 
Erich Mueller (Cornell)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-11-01 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

TBD

Speaker: 
Prineha Narang (Harvard)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-10-25 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

TBD

Speaker: 
Brian Keating (UCSD)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-10-18 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Local Contact: 
Douglas Scott
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

TBD

Speaker: 
Corinne Manogue (Oregon)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-10-04 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

Polarization of the Cosmic Gravitational Wave Background

Speaker: 
Robert Caldwell (Dartmouth)
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 2018-09-20 16:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Hennings 201
Local Contact: 
Douglas Scott
Intended Audience: 
Undergraduate

The Cosmic Gravitational Wave Background (CGB) is a
hypothesized relic radiation field that, if detected, would give us
clues to the earliest moments of the history of the Universe. In this
talk, accessible to students and non-experts, I will describe the
physical processes that can give rise to a CGB, novel features including
a net polarization of the gravitational waves (as distinct from the
polarization of cosmic microwave background photons), and methods of

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