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Vol. 43 No. 4
PMA Seminar Calendar
October 20 - 24, 2014

MONDAY, October 20
Explore JPL - Seminar #3, noon, 153 Noyes
Special Science Seminar, 2 pm, 370 Cahill
"Data Science as an Intellectual Discipline," David Levitan, CIT PhD 2013
High Energy Physics Seminar, 4 pm, 469 Lauritsen
"TBA," Alexander Friedland, LANL
Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, 4 pm, 114 E Bridge
"TBA," Sean Hartnoll, Stanford
Astronomy Tea Talks, 4:15 pm, Hameetman Auditorium, Cahill
"TBA," Ragnhild Lunnan, Harvard University

TUESDAY, October 21
Benefits Fair & Flu Shot Clinic, 8:30 am - 3 pm, Dabney Hall & Garden of the Associates
IST Lunch Bunch, noon, 150 Annenberg
"Real Data Science @ NASA," Chris Mattmann, Chief Architect, Instrument Software and Science Data Systems Section, JPL
SRL Sack Lunch Talk, 12:15 pm, 370 Cahill
"Chemical complexity at the early stages of star formation: interferometric observations and modeling of complex organics around low-mass protostars," Vianney Taquet (NASA/GSFC)
LIGO Seminar, 1 pm, SCR, 351 W Bridge
"Current research activities from Jena," Daniel Heinert (Jena)
Carnegie Observatories Colloquium, 4 pm, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
"Extreme Outflows and the Gas Around Galaxies," Dr. Aleks Diamond-Stanic, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
Kliegel Lectures in Planetary Science, 4 pm, 365 S Mudd-Salvatori Room
"Moist Convection in Hydrogen Atmospheres and the Frequency of Saturn's Giant Storms" Cheng Li Graduate Student, Caltech and "Friends of Hot Jupiters: Direct Imaging Survey for Stellar Companions" Henry Ngo Graduate Student, Caltech

WEDNESDAY, October 22
Mathematical Physics Seminar, noon, 257 Sloan
"The Ginzburg-Landau equations with self-generated magnetic field," Christian Hainzl, Dr., Mathematics, University of Tuebingen
Astronomy Colloquium, 4 pm, Hameetman Auditorium, Cahill
"Preludes to a Theory and Phenomenology of Galactic Winds," Todd Thompson, Ohio State
High Energy Physics Seminar, 4 pm, 469 Lauritsen - PLEASE NOTE THIS TALK IS CANCELLED
"PandaX: A dark matter experiment at China JinPing Underground Lab," Xiangdong Ji, University of Maryland/Shanghai Jian Tong University

THURSDAY, October 23
Logic Seminar, 3 pm, 151 Sloan
"Variations on the finite Gowers' Theorem and the Lelek fan," Dana Bartosova, Mathematics, University of San Paolo
Physics Research Conference, 4 pm, 201 E Bridge
"Exploring sp2-bonded materials: From graphene liquid cells to atomic collapse," Alex Zettl, Professor of Physics, UC Berkeley
Science and the University-Government Partnership, 8 pm, Beckman Auditorium - SPECIAL EVENT

FRIDAY, October 24
High Energy Theory Seminar, 11 am, 469 Lauritsen
"TBA," Aleksey Cherman, University of Minnesota
"Ultrahigh-resolution quantum optical coherence tomography using ultra-broadband entangled photon pairs," Masayuki Okano, Postdoctoral Fellow, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
High Energy Theory Seminar, 1 pm, 469 Lauritsen
"Making Supersymmetric Quivers from N=(0,2) Sigma Models," Arkady Vainshtein, University of Minnesota
Inauguration of Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, 2 pm, Beckman Mall
TAPIR Seminar, 1 pm, 370 Cahill PLEASE NOTE UNUSUAL TIME
"Cosmological Simulations of Galaxy Cluster Outskirts," Camille Avestruz, Graduate Student, Department of Physics, Yale University
IQIM Seminar, 4:30 pm, 114 E Bridge
"Attosecond Electron Control," Mohammed Tharwat Hassan, Postdoctoral Scholar, Zewail group, Caltech

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