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Tuesday, 11/28/17
  • Nearby Galaxies with the Atacama Large Millimeter ArrayALMA is a revolutionary new telescope that is dramatically expanding our understanding of the high-frequency radio sky. Astronomers are using ALMA to make exciting new discoveries in topics ranging from star and planet formation to galaxies in the distant universe. I will begin by highlighting some of the recent exciting ...
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • The Living Soil: How Microbes in Soil Support Eco System FunctionSpeaker: Dr. Eoin Brodie, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Where:  Rohnert Park Cost:  Free
  • Mathematical method and the metaphysics of Newton's PrincipiaSpeaker: Robert DiSalle, University of Western Ontario, is the author of Understanding Space-Time (Cambridge University Press) and numerous papers on Newton, Einstein and other philosopher-scientists.Room 307
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • Probing Cosmology with the Dark Energy SurveyApplied Physics/Physics ColloquiumSpeaker: Josh Frieman, Fermilab
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • Paint-On Solar Cells: How the Magic Happens
    Solar power is a clean and renewable source of energy, but it has struggled to compete with fossil fuels on cost. Most solar cells, which absorb sunlight and produce electrical energy, are built from silicon. SLAC’s Kevin Stone is exploring a new class of materials for solar cells. Like silicon, these materials ...
    Where:  Menlo Park Cost:  Free
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