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  • Where: Nevis Laboratories (directions: http://www.nevis.columbia.edu/directions.html), Mansion House Conference Room. Lunch will be in the dinning room in the mansion.
  • When: Usually the 4th Thursday of the month during Fall and Winter semesters.
  • Schedule:
Winter 2014:
Date Time Speaker Title Description Notes Slides
Jan. 30th 1pm Tim Andeen The ATLAS Experiment, from Nevis to CERN Columbia University has a large team of scientists working on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. Scientists from Nevis have been involved in every aspect of the experiment. Significant components of ATLAS were developed and built at Nevis and work continues upgrading the detector. The latest searches for physics beyond the Standard Model will be discussed as we look forward to even higher energy collisions in 2015 and beyond. Lunch at 12:30 pm  
Feb. 27th 1pm Mike Hahn     Lunch at 12:30 pm  
Mar. 27th 1pm       Lunch at 12:30 pm  
Apr. 24th 1pm       Lunch at 12:30 pm  
 Fall 2013:
Date Time Speaker Title Description Notes Slides
Sept. 26th 1pm   Laboratories tour   Lunch at 12:30 pm  
Oct. 24th 1pm Ester Aliu Astrophysics at the TeV scale How experiments like VERITAS detect particles at this extreme energy and which scientific questions we try to address.The contribution of the Barnard and Columbia VERITAS groups will be described Lunch at 12:30 pm  
Nov. 21st 1pm Joy Didier EBEX: The E and B EXperiment. Measuring the polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) provides us with a wealth of information on the origin, composition and dynamics of the universe. EBEX is a balloone-borne telescope designed to measure the polarization of the CMB. I will give an overview of the instrument and of the recent science flight in Antarctica. Lunch at 12:30 pm  
Dec. 19th 1pm       Lunch at 12:30 pm  
Dec. 19th 1pm William Selligam A Brief History of Nevis + Christmas party Lunch at 12:30 pm  
  Winter 2013:
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