Duke Physics Colloquium

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Doug Durian (University of Pennsylvania)
"The Dynamics of Granular Clogging" - The gravity-driven flow of grains from a hole in a hopper is an iconic granular phenomenon. It's different from a fluid in that the rate is constant also in that it can suddenly and unexpectedly clog. How does the the susceptibility to clogging decrease with... Read More »
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Edwin Lyman (Union of Concerned Scientists)
"Learning from the Hard Cases: Iran, North Korea, Japan, and the Future of Nuclear Nonproliferation" - Nuclear energy has the potential to help reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate change. However, the technology also has serious drawbacks. For instance, the same facilities needed to... Read More »
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Art Ramirez (UCSC)
Title and abstract forthcoming. Faculty host: Harold Baranger Refreshments will be available in room 130 before the event.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 3:30pm
Physics 130
Speaker: Nicolas Brunel (Duke Neurobiology and Duke Physics)
Title and abstract forthcoming. Refreshments will be available before the event in room 130.