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Nevis Seminar

The Nevis Seminar is designed to bring the different research groups at Nevis together to present their work on a monthly basis. Lunch will be provided 1/2 hour before the talks begin.

  • Where: Nevis Laboratories (directions:, 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:
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  

Winter 2013:

Date Time Speaker Title Description Notes Slides
Jan. 24th 2pm Leslie Camilleri The Nevis Neutrino Program The experiments that the Nevis Neutrino group is involved in will be described, together with their relevance to the current state of Neutrino research Lunch at 1:30 pm NevisSemJan24.pdf
Feb. 28th 1pm Guillaume Plante Xenon : Searching for Dark Matter with Liquid Xenon Detectors Why is dark matter needed, how can we detect it (hopefully!), the XENON project and the contributions of the Nevis XENON group. Lunch at 12:30 pm  
Mar. 28th 1pm Andrew D. Harken An overview of RARAF From broad beams to microbeams, single proteins to small animals. Where we have been to where we are going. Lunch at 12:30 pm




Apr. 16th

2:30 pm Jose Alonso Pushing the envelope of Cyclotron Technology: From Medical Applications to Neutrino Sources.  


Wine and cheese after the seminar

May 9th

1:30 pm

Ken Miller Laboratory Astrochemistry From the early universe to the interstellar medium Lunch at 1 pm  


Tim Andeen, tand... AT nevis DOT columbia DOT edu and Nathalie de Ruette, nathalie.der... AT astro DOT columbia DOT edu

-- TimothyAndeen - 08 Jan 2013

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