Gettysburg College
Physics Department

 2009-2010 COLLOQUIA*

Our 2009-2010 program of speakers has come to an end, but the 2010-2011 program will begin  this coming fall - so keep posted!

These presentations are open to the general public, as well as to all students, faculty, administrators and staff of Gettysburg College, and we cordially invite you to join in for instructive,  thought-provoking lectures on current topics in astronomy and physics

Come find out what physics is all about!!  


 
*[latin colloquy fr. com + loqui to speak] conversation, dialogue; an academic meeting at
                            which specialist(s) speak on a given subject and then answer questions about it. 

Spring, 2010:
 

Thursday, February 25, 3:30 p.m.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium) 
Fronefield Crawford
Franklin & Marshall
New Searches for Old Pulsars
Thursday, March 4, 3:30 p.m.
Masters Hall Room 208
Beth Willman
Haverford College
The (nearly) Invisible Galaxies
Thursday, March 25, 3:30 p.m.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium)
Craig Foltz
Division of Astronomical Sciences, National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation, Astronomical Adaptive Optics, 
     and Some Really Cool Telescopes
Saturday, April 24, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Masters Hall
Astronomers' Meeting
Robert Mutel, University of Iowa, Keynote Speaker (11:00 a.m. Mara)
Stay tuned for additional information!
Wednesday, April 28, 3:00 p.m.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium)
Peter J. Pella   
Gettysburg College, Department of Physics
Nuclear Nonproliferation Under President Barack Obama
   
   

Fall, 2009:
 

Thursday, September 24, 3:00 pm.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium)
 

Xiangyun Qui
Laboratory of Physical & Structural Biology, National Institutes of Health
Electrostatics-Driven Assembly of Liquid Crystalline DNA

Friday, October 2, 3:00 pm.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium)

 

Christina L. McGahan, '11
Evaluation of a Non-Destructive Method for the Removal of Dust, Debris, and Co-deposited Tritium from First Wall Surfaces and Plasma Surface Interfaces in a Fusion Reactor 
Friday, October 2, 3:30 pm.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium)
Christine M. Kuhn, '10
Retroreflector Measurements and LED Traffic Signal Distributions
Thursday, October 8, 3:00 p.m.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium) 
D. J. Pisano
Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University
Luminous Compact Blue Galaxies: What are They and What will They Become?
Thursday, October 22, 3:00 p.m.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium) 
Greg Adkins
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Franklin and Marshall College
The New Quantum Universe
Thursday, October 29, 3:00 p.m.
Masters Hall Room 110 (Mara Auditorium) 
Kate Spillane
University of Pennsylvania, Medical Physics Program Director
Career Options in Medical Physics
   
   

 


  Need additional information or have suggestions for future colloquia? Call 717-337-6020, e-mail us.
  Click here for travel directions.

Topics of  1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 Speakers

Back to Guide to Physics

/jj