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  • UMBC Observatory Open House

    Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Come tour the UMBC Observatory and see what's up in the UMBC sky! The UMBC Observatory offers monthly Open Houses that feature the facility and an informal talk about astronomy. All events...
    Posted: November 7, 2017 12:03 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Daniel Lidar, Univ. of Southern California

    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Adventures in quantum optimization with noisy qubits ABSTRACT: Quantum information processing holds great promise, yet large-scale, general purpose “universal" quantum computers capable...
    Posted: December 8, 2017 3:03 PM
  • UMBC Observatory Open House

    Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Come tour the UMBC Observatory and see what's up in the UMBC sky! The UMBC Observatory offers monthly Open Houses that feature the facility and an informal talk about astronomy. All events...
    Posted: November 7, 2017 12:04 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Joseph Dwyer, Univ. of New Hampshire

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Gamma-ray Emissions from Thunderstorms: Dark Lightning and Related Phenomena ABSTRACT: Until very recently, lightning was thought to be an entirely conventional discharge, involving only...
    Posted: December 8, 2017 3:04 PM
  • UMBC Observatory Open House

    Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Come tour the UMBC Observatory and see what's up in the UMBC sky! The UMBC Observatory offers monthly Open Houses that feature the facility and an informal talk about astronomy. All events...
    Posted: November 7, 2017 12:04 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Kate Marvel, Columbia University

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Rainfall in a Warmer World ABSTRACT: How will climate change affect the amount, timing, and spatial distribution of rain and snowfall? To prepare for and adapt to a future climate, it is...
    Posted: January 8, 2018 10:14 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Michael Hinczewski, Case Western Res. Univ.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Microeconomics: the price of information transfer in living cells ABSTRACT: Biological cells have an elaborate machinery for probing their external environment. They gather information...
    Posted: January 8, 2018 10:44 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. William Wootters, Williams College

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  A curious correspondence connecting quantum mechanics, classical mechanics, and statistical mechanics ABSTRACT: The probabilities physicists use to describe thermal equilibrium are...
    Posted: December 8, 2017 3:06 PM
  • UMBC Observatory Open House

    Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Come tour the UMBC Observatory and see what's up in the UMBC sky! The UMBC Observatory offers monthly Open Houses that feature the facility and an informal talk about astronomy. All events...
    Posted: November 7, 2017 12:05 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Ivan Deutsch, University of New Mexico

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Controlling and Quantum World in Ultracold Atomic Spins ABSTRACT: The quantum information revolution has taught us that quantum mechanics is not a paler version of its classical...
    Posted: January 8, 2018 10:23 AM