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Herta Leng Lecture Series

Previous Speakers:

March 28, 2012
Dr. Thomas Ludlam, Brookhaven Laboratory
“The Quark Gluon Plasma and the Origins of Matter Physics at TeraKelvin Temperatures”

April 13, 2011
Dr. Hans Ohanian, Physics Department, University of Vermont
“Einstein’s Mistakes”

April 21, 2010
Dr. Marian Florescu, Physics Department, Princeton University
Band Gap Materials: A New Frontier in Modern Optics

March 4, 2009
Ivar Giaever '64, Nobel Laureate, President, Applied Biophysics, Troy, NY
“How to start a High-Tech Business”

April 9, 2008
Edwin Kellogg of the Harvard/Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
"The New Astronomy: X-Rays from the Heart of the Universe"

April 4, 2007
Melissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University
"Measuring this Particular Elegant Universe”

April 19, 2006
Dr. Jennie Traschen, Physics Dept., Univ. of Massachusetts
"Black Holes & Thermodynamics"

April 13, 2005
Dr. Robert W. Boyd, M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics and Professor of Physics, The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester
"Slowing Down the Speed of Light”

March 17, 2004
Dr. Thomas W. Ludlam'63, Brookhaven National Laboratory
"Re-creating the Origins of Matter in the Universe: Hunting the Quark Gluon Plasma".

April 2, 2003
Melissa Hines, Cornell University
“Adventures in Silicon Etching: From Atomic Scale Physics to the Control of Micromechanical Losses”

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