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  • Colloquium: Dr. Marlan Scully, Texas A&M, Princeton,& Baylor

    Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  From Special to General Relativity with Unruh and Hawking: Light from atoms falling into a black hole ABSTRACT: General relativity as originally developed by Einstein is based on...
    Posted: September 12, 2018 11:21 AM
  • UMBC Observatory Open House

    Thursday, October 4, 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: August 22, 2018 12:02 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Andre Barato, University of Houston

    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Stochastic Thermodynamics: from the established fluctuation theorem to the novel thermodynamic uncertainty relation ABSTRACT: Stochastic Thermodynamics is a theoretical...
    Posted: September 14, 2018 1:34 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Bradley M Peterson, Ohio State University

    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE: Exploring the Inner Structure of Active Galactic Nuclei by Reverberation ABSTRACT: The innermost structure of active galactic nuclei (AGNs) consists of an accretion disk surrounding a...
    Posted: August 22, 2018 8:42 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. James P. Crutchfield, Univ. of California

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE: The Curious Role of Intelligence  in Physics & Biology ABSTRACT: For the lion's share of its history, physics analyzed the inanimate world. Or, that is the view it has of itself....
    Posted: August 30, 2018 11:17 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Derrick Lampkin, Univ. of MD, College Park

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE: TOWARDS IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING OF CHANGES IN GREENLAND OUTLET GLACIER SHEAR MARGIN DYNAMICS IN A WARMING CLIMATE  ABSTRACT: The Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) has experienced accelerated...
    Posted: August 30, 2018 1:24 PM
  • UMBC Observatory Open House

    Jupiter & Saturn The Gas Giants
    Thursday, September 6, 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: August 22, 2018 11:59 AM
  • PhD Defense: Peter Breiding

    Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Eileen Meyer TITLE: Theoretical Modeling and Multiwavelength Observations of Powerful Quasar Jets ABSTRACT: The Chandra X-ray Observatory has discovered kpc-scale X-ray jets in many...
    Posted: August 28, 2018 9:25 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Korana Burke, University of California,Davis

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE: Understanding Ionization of Rydberg Atoms Using Geometrical Structures in Phase Space ABSTRACT: Humans interact with chaotic systems on everyday basis. Chaos plays a fundamental role on a...
    Posted: August 22, 2018 8:18 AM
  • Annual Physics Department Back to School Luncheon

    Monday, August 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    The Physics Department will hold an informal lunch celebration to kick-off the new academic year, and welcome our new graduate students, faculty, and staff. All Physics faculty, staff, and grad...
    Posted: July 5, 2018 9:10 AM