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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number F18-15  2018-Dec 10
           Editor: Daniel Friedan        Publisher: Christina Pettola
Contributions should be sent to newsletter@physics or placed in Christina Pettola's mailbox.


                        Department Coffee and Tea
                    Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 10:20am

    Department Holiday Party, Thursday, Dec 13, 3PM NHETC Common Area


CQB Tues Dec 11 Sharad Ramanathan, Harvard University
12:00 Hill 260       "Extracting Reaction Co-ordinates to Understand the Dynamics of Early Human and Mouse Development"

CMS Tues Dec 11 Johnpierre Paglione, University of Maryland
1:30 385E       "Nematicity Enhancement of Superconductivity"

HET Tues Dec 11 Ning Bao, University of California, Berkeley
3:00 385E       "Aspects of Holographic Entanglement of Purification"

COL Wed Dec 12 Sidney Redner, Santa Fe Institute
10:30 PLH       "Is Basketball Scoring Just a Random Walk?"

IQB Wed Dec 12 Biju Parekkadan, Rutgers University
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Building High-Throughput Expression Libraries From Genomes"

MPS Thurs Dec 13 Sidney Redner, Santa Fe Institute
12:00 Hill 705       "The Dynamics of Foraging and Starvation"

MPS Thurs Dec 13 Abhishek Dhar, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences
2:00 Hill 705       "Heat transport in a disordered anharmonic chain"

*********Partial List of Next Week's Seminars**************

MPS Sun-Tues Dec 16-18 120th Statistical Mechanics Conference
8:00 Hill 114   
Conference Announcement:
Conference Program:

  The Newsletter will resume in the Spring Semester 2019
                    Enjoy the Winter Break!

For the calendar of upcoming colloquia and seminars in the department, visit

      AST=Astrophysics Seminar             LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar         MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar
      COL=Colloquium                       NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar
      CQB=Center for Quantitative Biology  PAER=Physics and Astronomy
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators           Education Research
        and Leaders Among TAs in Physics   SIP=Seminar in Physics
      GAP=Geometry & Physics Seminar       SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HET=High Energy Theory Seminar         Talk Series
      HEX=High Energy Experimental         SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      HON=Honors Seminar                     and Astronomy at Rutgers
      IQB=Institute for Quantitative      

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