Colloquia Archive


Proton and Nuclear Structure From the Standard Model
Phiala Shanahan, October 26, 2020

Exploring Symmetry Violations with Free Neutrons
Bradley W. Filippone, October 19, 2020

Overcoming Barriers to Engagement of Underrepresented Students in Stem PhD Programs
Alexander L. Rudolf, October 12, 2020

Future Directions For Nuclear Energy
Per F. Peterson, September 28, 2020

Time Series Analysis of COVID-19 Excess Mortality Rates
Uros Seljak / Vir Bulchandani, May 4, 2020

Lightning in a Canteen: The Promise of Plasma-Treated Refreshment for Survival
John Foster, March 2, 2020

Nanomaterials and Light for Sustainability and Societal Impact
Naomi J. Halas, February 24, 2020

Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor
John Martinis, January 27, 2020


Constraints on Quantum Gravity
Hirosi Ooguri, November 25, 2019

To The Corona and Back with a NASA Spacecraft: The First Perhelia of Parker Solar Probe
Stuart Bale, November 18, 2019

The Discovery of Pulsars: A Graduate Student's Tale
Jocelyn Bell Burnell, November 1, 2019

Catching and Reversing a Quantum Jump Mid-Flight
Michael Devoret, October 24, 2019

The Berkeley Applied Nuclear Physics Program
Kai Vetter, October 14, 2019

Searching for Axion Dark Matter Below 1 Micro-EV: The Dark Matter Radio
Kent Irwin, October 7, 2019

New States in Complex Systems
Adilson E. Motter, September 30, 2019

Physics/SQB Presents: Dimensionless Numbers in Brain Science
Markus Meister, September 23, 2019

Supersymmetry and Dark Matter: From the Weak Scale to the Planck Scale
Keith Olive, September 16, 2019

Exploiting the Malleability of Disorder to Design Biologically-Inspired Function
Andrea J. Liu, September 9, 2019

Visiting Newton's Atelier Before the Principia, 1679-1684
Michael Nauenberg, April 29, 2019

The Black Hole Shadow in the M87 Galaxy
Dimitrios Psaltis, April 22, 2019

New Insights into the Cosmic Growth of Supermassive Black Holes
Meg Urry, April 5, 2019

When a Symmetry Breaks
Hitoshi Murayama, March 18, 2019

2019 Oppenheimer Lecture: Teaching for Learning
Helen R. Quinn, March 13, 2019

Exploring Embryonic Patterning with Colonies of Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Eric D. Siggia, March 4, 2019

Magic Angle Graphene: A New Platform for Strongly Correlated Physics
Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, February 11, 2019

Correlated Electrons: The Dark Energy of Quantum Materials
Laura H. Greene, January 28, 2019


2018 Segre Lecture Featuring Xiawei Zhuang
Xiaowei Zhuang, November 21, 2018

Physics at LHCB (Large Hadron Collider Beauty Experiment)
Sheldon Stone, October 28, 2018

S-TI-S (Superconducting-Topological Insulator-Superconductor) Josephson Junction Networks: A Platform for Exploring Majorana Fermions for Quantum Information Processing
Dale Van Harlingen, October 23, 2018

The Radiative Drivers of Climate Change: Known Knowns and Known Unknowns
William Collins, October 15, 2018

Phases of Particle Dark Matter
Josh Ruderman, October 8, 2018

Quantum Computing with Trapped Ions
Christopher Monroe, September 17, 2018

Black Holes, Quantum Information, and Unification
Raphael Bousso, September 10, 2018

Ultracold Atom Quantum Simulations: From Exploring Many-Body Localization to Low Temperature Fermi-Hubbard Phases
Markus Greiner, April 23, 2018

Cooperative Interactions as a Route to High Temperature Superconductivity
Zhi-Xun Shen, April 16, 2018

A Neutron Star Merger Seen in Both Gravitational Waves and Light
Dan Kasen, April 9, 2018

Droplet Microfluids: Biology One Picoliter at a Time
David Weitz, April 2, 2018

Theory of Quantum Anomolous Hall and Axian Insulators
David Vanderbilt, March 19, 2018

Neutrino Physics From Cosmological Surveys
Jo Dunkley, March 12, 2018

Detecting and Correcting Quantum Errors
Kenneth Brown, March 5, 2018

2018 Oppenheimer Lecture: What Happened Before the Big Bang & Other Questions about the Universe
Michael S. Turner, February 26, 2018

Ultra-Light Axion Dark Matter
Lam Hui, February 12, 2018

Opportunities for Science to Shape the Global Energy System
Arun Majumdar, February 5, 2018

Searching for New Physics with Small Scale Experiments and LIGO
Savas Dimopoulos, January 29, 2018

The Ubiquitous Squid: From Cosmology to Medicine
John Clarke, January 22, 2018


CEvNS and NINs: Observation of Coherent Elastic Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering by Coherent
Kate Scholberg, December 14, 2017

Warm Dense Matter: Investigating Planets and Stars in the Laboratory
Dominik Kraus, November 13, 2017

Science at the Timescale of the Electron: Coherent X-Ray Beams from Tabletop Femtosecond Lasers
Margaret Murnane, November 6, 2017

2017 Emilio Segre Lecture: Neutrino Oscillations at the Super-Kamiokande Detector
Takaaki Kajita, November 3, 2017

The Extreme Energy Cosmic Frontier
Angela Olinto, October 23, 2017

Fundamental Physics with (Weird) Magnetic Resonance
Dmitry Budker, October 16, 2017

High-Temperature Superconductivity
Dung-Hai Lee, October 11, 2017

Cleaning Up Teller's Mess: Radiation Studies in the Northern Marshall Islands
Emlyn Willard Hughes, October 2, 2017

The Rise and Fall of the Fermi Liquid: The Strange Metal Near a Quantum Critical Point
James Analytis, September 25, 2017

Bacterial Motility: Swim or Glide
Howard C. Berg, September 18, 2017

Testing General Relativity with Infrared Interferometry of the Massive Black Hole in the Galactic Center: An Homage to Charles Hard Townes
Reinhard Genzel, September 11, 2017

Soft Matter-Based Scaling in Matrix & Nuclear Biology
Dr. Dennis Discher, April 24, 2017

New Physics Gets a Boost: Jet Substructure at the Large Hadron Collider
Dr. Jesse Thaler, April 10, 2017

Discrete Time Crystals: Rigidity, Criticality and Realizations
Norman Yao, Assistant Professor, April 3, 2017

Astrophysical Neutrinos: What Do They Tell Us About the Cosmic Accelerators?
Dr. Spencer Klein, March 13, 2017

New Topological States of Matter: Platform for Emergent Dirac, Majorana and Weyl Fermions
Zahid Hasan, March 6, 2017

2017 Oppenheimer Lecture: Quantum Computing & the Entanglement Frontier
John Preskill, February 27, 2017

Particle Physics Beyond Colliders
Asimina Arvanitaki, February 13, 2017

Adventures in Urban Informatics
Dr. Steven Koonin, February 6, 2017

Solving Big Problems with Small Accelerators: From Colliders to Medical Devices Based on Laser Plasma Accelerators
Dr. Wim Leemans, January 30, 2017

The Tiniest Perfect-Liquid Droplets
Julia Velkovska, Professor, January 23, 2017


Ultrasensitive Searches for the Axion
Karl van Bibber, Chair & Professor, November 28, 2016

Emergent Behavior in Quantum Matter
David Pines, November 14, 2016

Our Quantum Society: Living with Entanglement
Panel, November 8, 2016

Supermassive Black Holes in Nearby Galaxies
Chung-Pei Ma, October 31, 2016

What Prevents Negative Energy From Violating Causality?
Aron Wall, October 24, 2016

Exploring Nanoscale Physics: From Leapfrogging Atoms to Relativistic Quantum Craters
Alex Zettl, October 17, 2016

Emergent Locality and Gravity From Quantum Error Correction
Daniel Harlow, PhD, October 10, 2016

2016 Segre Lecture: Beginning the Exploration of the Universe with Gravitational Waves
Rainer Weiss, October 4, 2016

Today's Fresh Sheet: Latest Results on Demixing of Lipids and Proteins in Membranes
Sarah Keller, Professor, September 26, 2016

The Role of Chance in the Survival of the Fittest
Oskar Hallatschek, Assistant Professor, September 19, 2016

Public Research Universities: Recommitting to Lincoln's Vision
Robert J. Birgeneau, September 12, 2016

Protein Mechanics
Rama Ranganathan, April 25, 2016

The Atlas Experiment @ 13 TEC: Dispatches from the Energy Frontier
Lauren Tompkins, April 18, 2016

Probing Dirac Electron Physics in Graphitic Materials
Feng Wang, April 11, 2016

The Event Horizon Telescope: Imaging and Time-Resolving a Black Hole
Shep Doeleman, April 4, 2016

Making an Effort to Listen: Mechanical Amplification by Myosin Molecules and Ion Channels in Hair Cells of the Inner Ear
Jim Hudspeth, March 28, 2016

Decoding Spacetme
Patrick Hayden, March 14, 2016

New Insights into Cosmic Reionization
Steven Furlanetto, March 7, 2016

The Physics and Engineering of Advanced Microscopes for Biological Discovery
Eric Betzig, February 29, 2016

Designing Superconductivity: Manipulating Interactions in Arrays of Superconducting Islands
Nadya Mason, February 22, 2016

2016 Oppenheimer Lecture: Symmetry, Topology & Electronic Phases of Matter
Charles Kane, February 8, 2016

Critical Phenomena and the Conformal Bootstrap
David Poland, February 1, 2016

Tackling Neutrino Oscillation with Nuclear Reactors
Kam-Biu Luk, January 25, 2016


What Does the Golden Ratio Have to do With Friction? An Answer Atom by Atom
Vladan Vuletic, November 30, 2015

Exploration in the Physics and Mathematics of Moonshine
Shamit Kachru, November 23, 2015

Probing the Heart of Neutrinos in the Coldest Cubic Meter in the Universe
Yury Kolomensky, November 16, 2015

Wavefront Shaping for in Vivo Brain Imaging
Na Ji, November 9, 2015

Strongly Coupled QCD Matter: Very Hot and Very Cold
Barbara Jacak, November 2, 2015

The Origin of Mass of the Visible Universe
Zoltan Fodor, October 26, 2015

Solar Neutrinos
Frank Calaprice, October 19, 2015

A Random Walk in Science: The 2015 Emilio Segre Lecture
Steven Chu, October 16, 2015

The Statistical Physics of Deep Learning:  On the Beneficial Roles od Dynamic Criticality, Random Landscapes, and the Reversal of Time
Surya Ganguli, October 5, 2015

Quantum Quenches: A Probe of Many-Body Quantum Dynamics
John Cardy, September 28, 2015

The Physics of Atmospheric Instability, Lightning, and Global Warming
David Romps, September 21, 2015

Where Are We With Dark Matter?
Peter Fisher, September 14, 2015

Where Are We Heading?
Nathan Seiberg, April 27, 2015

Creating, Diagnosing, and Controlling High Energy Density Matter with the National Ignition Facility
Mark Herrmann, April 20, 2015

Unraveling the Quantum Ensemble
Irfan Siddiqi, April 13, 2015

Quantum Mechanics and Geometry of Spacetime
Juan Maldacena, April 6, 2015

Tensor Network Renormalization
Guifre Vidal, March 30, 2015

Quantum Physics with Molecules Near the Absolute Zero
Tanya Zelevinsky, March 16, 2015

Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution
Eric Betzig, March 9, 2015

Exploring the Sun at High Energies
Lindsay Glesener, March 2, 2015

2015 Oppenheimer Lecture: Universe or Multiverse
Andrei Linde, February 23, 2015

Coaxing Universal Insights from Few-Body Systems
Chris Greene, February 9, 2015

Atomic Giants in a New Light: Quantum Many-Body Physics with Rydberg Atoms and Photons
Thomas Pohl, February 2, 2015

Frontiers in Many-Body Physics of Atoms
Ehud Altman, January 26, 2015


The Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Dynein Motility
Ahmet Yildiz, December 1, 2014

Materials in 2-Dimension and Beyond: 10 Years After Graphene
Philip Kim, November 24, 2014

A Tabletop-Scale Probe for TeV Physics: The Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron
David DeMille, November 17, 2014

Topological Insulators and Topological Superconductors
Shoucheng Zhang, November 10, 2014

Engaging Students in Modeling Instruction
Eric Brewe, November 3, 2014

Quantum Information, Decoherence-Free Subspaces and a Michelson-Morley Test with Electrons
Hartmut Haeffner, October 27, 2014

Physics Based Approaches to Quantum Computing
Eddie Farhi, October 20, 2014

2014 Emilio Segre Lecture: Superconductors: Old and New
Chancellor Emeritus Robert J. Birgeneau, October 18, 2014

Micromechanics: A New Quantum Technology
Konrad Lehnert, October 13, 2014

Detecting Ultra-Light Dark Matter with Precision Metrology
Surjeet Rajendran, October 6, 2014

Eight Dimensions is Big Enough: Surprises in the Prisoner's Dilemma Game
Bill Press, September 29, 2014

How, When and Where in Pattern Formation: Spying on Embryonic Development One Molecule at a Time
Hernan Garcia, September 22, 2014

Gravitational Lensing and the Search for Inflation in the Cosmic Background Polarization
Adrian T. Lee, Professor of Physics, September 15, 2014

Panel Discussioni of Movie: Particle Fever
Panel, September 13, 2014

Quasiparticle Extinction with Approaching Mottness - The Achilles' Heel of High-TC Superconductivity?
J. C. Séamus Davis, July 6, 2014

Anomolous Hall Effect in Ferromagnets
Ivo Souza, May 5, 2014

Slip Sliding Away: Atomic Scale Processes That Govern Friction and Wear
Robert Carpick, April 28, 2014

Sloppy Models, Differential Geometry, and How Science Works
James Sethna, April 21, 2014

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Steve Kahn, April 20, 2014

Physics with Antihydrogen Atoms
Joel Fajans, April 14, 2014

Visualizing Topological Quantum States: From Dirac Edge States to Majorana Zero Modes
Ali Yazdani, April 7, 2014

Quantum Information Processing and Metrology Using Spins in Solids
Amir Yacoby, March 31, 2014

2014 Oppenheimer Lecture: Did an "Evolutionary" Process Leaed to Supersymmtry in our Universe?
Sylvester Gates, March 17, 2014

Magneto-Optical Control of Atomic Motion
Mark Raizen, March 10, 2014

The Voyager Journey to Interstellar Space (Colloquia)
Edward C. Stone, March 3, 2014

Regent's Lecture: From Berkeley to NASA, Stockholm, and the Beginning of the Universe (Colloquia)
John Mather, February 24, 2014

Are We Descended from Heavy Neutrinos?
Boris Kayser, February 22, 2014

Laser-Driven High Energy Density Physics (Colloquia)
David Meyerhofer, February 10, 2014

Bio-Inspired Wind Energy: From Fish Schools and Seagrass to Better Wind Farms (cancelled)
John O. Dabbiri, February 3, 2014

Validation of Quantum Devices: From Quantum Random Numbers to the D-Wave Devices
Matthias Troyer, January 27, 2014


Topological Matter and Why You Should Care
Steven Simon, November 25, 2013

Visualization and Characterization of Quantum Fluid Flows
Dan Lathrop, November 18, 2013

(Anti-) Matter Waves for Researching Time, Mass, and Gravity
Holger Mueller, October 28, 2013

Physics Education Research: The Role and Promise of Disciplinary Engagement in Education Transformation
Noah Finkelstein, October 21, 2013

Emilio Segre Lecture: Superposition, Entanglement, and Raising Schroedinger's Cat
David Wineland, October 5, 2013

Black Holes and Firewalls: Can We Take Nothing for Granted?
Raphael Bousso, September 30, 2013

Using the Earth as a Polarized Electron Source to Search for Long Range Spin-Spin Interactions
Larry Hunter, September 23, 2013

Exciting Times in Neutrino Physics
Lindley Winslow, April 22, 2013

Seeing Electrons in 2 Dimensions
Tony Heinz, April 15, 2013

Illuminating the Atomic World: The X-Ray Free Electron Laser at SLAC
ersis Drell, April 8,  2013

What Drives the Weather Changes?
Gregory Falkovich, April 1, 2013

Exploring New Frontiers of Quantum Optical Science
Mikhail Lukin, March 18, 2013

Oppenheimer Lecture: Condensed Matter Physics: The Goldilocks Science
Marvin L. Cohen, March 12, 2013

Searching for Dark Matter a Mile Underground: The LUX and LZ Experiments
Daniel McKinsey, March 4, 2013

Creating a Thriving Physics Department for Students
Ed Bertschinger, February 25, 2013

Understanding the Cerebral Cortex: Principles and Mechanisms
Mike DeWeese, February 11, 2013

Physics of Graphene and Bilayer Graphene: Neutrino-Like Oscillations and Hofstadter Butterflies
Mei-Yin Chou, January 28, 2012


Certifiable Quantum Dice
Umesh Vazirani, November 26, 2012

Spinoptics in Nanoscale Structures
Erez Hasman, November 19, 2012

2012 Segre Lecture: Hunting for the Higgs Boson and More at the LHC
Dr. Peter Jenni, November 5, 2012

Quantum Dots in Optical Nanocavities: From Cavity QED to Applications
Jelena Vuckovic, October 29, 2012

Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamics of Biochemical Systems: Phase Transition, Thermodynamics and Analytical Mechanics
Hong Qian, October 22, 2012

Neutrino Quantum Spookiness: Collapsing Stars, Supernovae, and the Cosmos
George Fuller, October 8, 2012

Training Spin for Substance Detection
Karen Sauer, October 8, 2012

Magnetic Monopoles in Spin Ice
Roderich Moessner, October 1, 2012

Emergent Phenomena and Universality in Quantum Systems Far From Thermal Equilibrium
Ehud Altman, September 24, 2012

he Opto-Electronic Physics Which Just Broke the Efficiency Record in Solar Cells
Eli Yablolovitch, September 17, 2012

The Origin of the Universe and the Arrow of Time
Sean Carroll, September 10, 2012

Oppenheimer Lecture: The Higgs Particle: Pivot of Symmetry and Mass
Gerardus 't Hooft, April 10, 2012

Closing in on the Higgs Boson...Can it Escape?
Brig Williams, April 2, 2012

Quantum Oscillations as a Tool to Crack the Mystery of Unconventional Superconductivity
Suchitra Sebastian, March 19, 2012

Black Holes - The Harmonic Oscillations of the 21st Century
Andrew Strominger, March 12, 2012

Dynamics of Radiation Belt Electrons and the BARREL Experiment
Robyn Millan, March 5, 2012

KamLAND: A Decade of Pure and Applied Neutrino Science
Stuart Freedman, February 27, 2012

Ultra-Sensitive Searches for Dark-Matter Axions
Leslie Rosenberg, February 13, 2012

Quantum Gravity with Anisotropic Scaling and the Multicritical Universe
Petr Horava, February 6, 2012

Cosmic Rays, Climate and the  CERN CLOUD Experiment
Jasper Kirkby, January 30, 2012

Boxcounting and its Uses
Andrei Okounkov, January 23, 2012


Proposed Experimental Probes of Non-Abelian Anyons
Ady Stern, November 29, 2011

Black-Hole Research: A New Golden Age
Kip Thorne, November 14, 2011

A Reexamination of Global Warming
Richard Muller, November 7, 2011

A Sharper Image: Adaptive Optics and Laser Guide Star for Astronomy
Claire Max, October 31, 2011

Segre Lecture: What Makes Up the Dark Matter of our Universe
Blas Cabrera, October 25, 2011

The Picture of Elementary Particle Physics a Year Two of the Large Hadron Collider
Andreas Hoecker, October 17, 2011

The Fluid Nature of Quark-Gluon Plasma
William Zajc, October 10, 2011

What Can String Theory Teach Us Aout Condensed Matter Physics?
Subir Sachdev, October 3, 2011

Certainty and Uncertainty in Dark Matter Searches
Juan Collar, September 26, 2011

Supernova Remnants as Cosmic Accelerators
Stephen Reynolds, September 19, 2011

Quantum Information Can Be Negative
Jonathan Oppenheim, September 12, 2011

Matter-Wave Tests of the Einstein Equivalence Principle
Holger Mueller, April 25, 2011

Nonradiative Wireless Power Transfer
Marin Soljacic, April 23, 2011

Control of Light by Light in the Resonant Medium
Olga Korcharovskaya, April 18, 2011

Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse?
Alan Guth, April 11, 2011

Are Biological Systems Poised at Criticality?
William Bialek, April 4, 2011

Portals into Physics Beyond the Standard Model
Ann Nelson, March 28, 2011

Oppenheimer Lecture: What's So Small to Your is So Large to Me
Lisa Randall, March 15, 2011

Tests of Lorentz and CPT Invariance with Atomic Spin Magnetometers
Michael Romalis, March 7, 2011

Electronic Liquid Crystals
Steve Kivelson, February 28, 2011

How to Create and Trap Anti-Hydrogen
Joel Fajans, February 14, 2011

Regent's Lecture: Reach for the Stars
Sally Ride, February 8, 2011

In the Beginning: Determining the Initial Conditins of the Big Bang
Mattias Zaldarriaga, January 31, 2011

The Pioneer Spacecraft and Beyond
Hans Mark, January 24, 2011


Efficient Description of Quantum Many-Body Systems
Ignacio Cirac, November 29, 2010

Semiconductor-Based Architectures for Quantum Bits: Early Steps
Belita Koiller, November 22, 2010

The Electrons in Your Pencil: Observations of a Carbon Flatland
Mike Crommie, November 15, 2010

85 Years of Electron Spin
Eugene Commins, November 8, 2010

Carbon Dioxide, Friend or Foe?
William Happer, November 1, 2010

Symmetry Breakiing and Topological Excitations in Ultracold Atomic Gases
Masahito Ueda, October 25, 2010

Segre Lecture: Understanding Neutrinos Using Deep Dark Science
Arthur B. McDonald, October 18, 2010

Viscosity, Quark Gluon Plasma, and String Theory
Dam Thanh Son, October 11, 2010

Is the Universe (Statistically) Isotropic?
Marc Kamionkowski, October 4, 2010

Quantum Information Processing with Superconducting Circuits
Irfan Siddiqi, September 27, 2010

Is the Universe (Statistically) Isotrophic?
Mark Kamionkowski, September 20, 2010

Ultrafast Physics in Photosynthesis: Mapping Sub-Nanometer Energy Flow
Naomi Ginsberg, September 13, 2010

Fundamental Experiments with Entangled Photons: Status and Future Prospects
Anton Zeilinger, September 8, 2010

Electrons, Energy and Health: The Sometimes Hidden Role of High Magnetic Fields and Invisible Light
Greg Boebinger, May 3, 2010

From Carbon Nanotubes to Graphene Nanoribbons
Hongjie Dai, April 26, 2010

Photoemission Spectroscopy for Ultracold Atoms
Deborah Jin, April 19, 2010

Quantum Information and Condensed Matter Physics with Quantum Optical Systems
Peter Zoller, April 12, 2010

Particle Physics in the 21st Century
Savas Dimopoulos, April 1, 2010

Energy Security and Frontier Science at the National Ignition Facility
Ed Moses, March 29, 2010

Photons, Qubits and Computers - A Quantum Mechanics Lab on a Chip
Andreas Wallraff, March 15, 2010

Predicting Gravitational Waves from Stellar Collapse with Computers: Current State of the Art, Application in Detectors, and a Glimpse into the Future
Harold Dimmelmeier, March 8, 2010

Oppenheimer Lecture: Anticipating a New Golden Age
Frank Wilczek, March 2, 2010

The Formation of Massive Stars
Mark Krumholz, February 16, 2010

Superconducting Fe-Pnictides: Lessons From the  Normal State
Ian Fisher, February 8, 2010

Spintronics at the Atomic Limit
Andreas Heinrich, February 1, 2010

Charles Townes, Roger Falcone and Bob Byer, January 25, 2010


Polar Molecules Near Quantum Degeneracy
Jun Ye, November 30, 2009

Physics of Nanofilms and Nanowires
Mei-Yin Chou, November 23, 2009

Nanocrystal Based Solar Cells
Paul Alivisatos, November 16, 2009

Segre Lecture: How Did the Universe Begin?
Andrew E. Lange, November 9, 2009

Searching for Understanding of Water Interfaces
Yuen-Ron Shen, November 2, 2009

New Topologically Ordered Phases of Condensed Matter
Joel Moore, October 26, 2009

The Ancestor's Footprints
Leonard Susskind, October 19, 2009

Hitchcock Lecture: A Scientist Addresses Science Education
Leon Lederman, October 14, 2009

Correlated Oxide Heterostructures
R. Ramesh, October 5, 2009

Dark Matters
Joseph Silk, September 28, 2009

Star Formation Now and Then
Tom Abel, September 21, 2009

Physics For Future Presidents
Richard Muller, September 14, 2009

The Financial Crisis of 2007-2009
Brad DeLong, May 11, 2009

Angels & Demons the Science Revealed: Why Physicists Would Love to Tap Antihydrogen, But the Vatican Need Not Fear...
Joel Fajans, May 5, 2009

Exciton Condensation and the Quantum Hall Effect
Jim Eisenstein, May 4, 2009

One Physicist's View of the Cerebral Cortex
Mike DeWeese, April 27, 2009

Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics in Few-Particle Systems
Ken Dill, April 13, 2009

Stringy Predictions for Particle Physics
Cumrun Vafa, April 6, 2009

Confronting the Dark Energy Crisis in Fundamental Physics
Chris Stubbs, March 30, 2009

Seismic Imaging of the Earth's Interior
Barbara Romanowicz, March 16, 2009

Oppenheimer Lecture: Quantum Degenerate Gases Achievements and Perspectives
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, March 9, 2009

Quantum Networks
Jeff Kimble, March 2, 2009

Quantum Networks of Atoms
Chris Monroe, February 9, 2009

Black Holes as Mirrors
Patrick Hayden, February 2, 2009

Frustrated Pairs: Magnon BEC in Geometrically Frustrated Spin Dimer Compounds
Ian Fisher, January 26, 2009


Exploring the Tera-Scale at the Large Hadron Collider: Status and Perspectives
Beate Heineman, December 8, 2008

Planckian Dissipation
Jan Zaanen, December 1, 2008

Recreating Core States of Giant Plants in the Laboratory: A New Generation of Condensed Matter Science
G.W. Collins, November 24, 2008

Phi Beta Kappa Public Lecture: Testing Einstein's Happiest Idea by Watching Things Fall Sideways
Eric Adelberger, November 17, 2008

Climate Change: New Scientific Challenges
Inez Fung, November 10, 2008

Dark Foces for Dark Matter
Nima Arkani Hamed, November 3, 2008

Quantum Mechanics on Giant Scales
Nergis Mavalvala, October 27, 2008

The Transient Revolution in Astrophysics
Eliot Quataert, October 20, 2008

The Search for Complex Order Parameter Symmetry in Unconventional Superconductors
Dale Van Harlingen, October 13, 2008

New Imaging Methods Applied to Recorded Sound Preservation and Access
Carl Haber, October 6, 2008

Chupp Lecture: Richard Muller
September 30, 2008

Single Molecular Studies on Molecular Motors with Nanometer Accuracy
Ahmet Yildez, September 29, 2008

Segre Lecture: Why Are We So Excited About Carbon Nanostructures?
Mildred Dresselhaus, September 22, 2008

The Multiverse of String Theory, the Measure Problem, and the Cosmological Constant
Raphael Bousso, September 15, 2008

Science at X-Ray Light Source Facilities
Roger Falcone, September 8, 2008

Experimental Observation of New Topological - Phases of Quantum Matter and the Frontier
Zahid Hasan, May 12, 2008

Physics with Thin Monolitic Si Pixel Sensors from Future Collider Experiments to Fast Nano Imaging
Marco Battaglia, April 28. 2008

Energy and Information Fluxes in Biology
Jan Liphardt, April 14, 2008

Casimir Effects
Peter Milonni, April 7, 2008

The ATA-42: Life, The Universe, and a Wide-Angle, Panchromatic Radio Camera for SETI and Radio Astronomy
Jill Tarter, March 31, 2008

Oppenheimer Lecture:...Spooky Actions at a Distance?
N. David Mermin, March 17, 2008

Comprehensive Control of Atomic and Molecular Motion
Mark Raizen, March 10, 2008

Regent's Lecture "Energy Trends & Technologies"
Steve Koonin, March 3, 2008

Entropy, Counting, and Energy
Steve Chu, Februart 25, 2008

Quantum Computing with Trapped Ions
Dr. Hartmut Haeffner, February 11, 2008

Massive Black Holes
Reinhard Genzel, February 4, 2008

Solar Neutrinos: Old Questions About Hydrogen-Burning Stars
Wick Haxton, January 28, 2008


Segre Lecture: Elementary Particle Physics: A Personal Look Ahead
Burt Richter, December 10, 2007

Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: What is the Electric Field of a Single Photon?
Steve Girvin, December 3, 2007

Inflation and String Cosmology
Andrei Linde, November 26, 2007

A Wrinkle in Space: Quantum Isospectral Nanostructures
Hari Manoharan, November 19, 2007

Chupp Lecture: Responding to the Gathering Storm: Innovations in Math and Science in Teacher Preparation
Mary Ann Rankin, November 8, 2007

Fluorescence Mapping of Microbes in Polar Ice: What We Are Learning About Metabolism at Low-Temperature and the Archaeology of Storms
Buford Price, November 5, 2007

Thermal and Quantum Phases of a Spin-1 Bose Gas
Dan Stamper-Kurn, October 29, 2007

Warped Geometry: Consequences and LHC Signatures
Lisa Randall, October 22, 2007

Will a New Milli-Volt Switch Replace the Transistor for Digital Applications?
Eli Yablonovitch, October 15, 2007

Quantum Spin Liquid: From Drought to Deluge
Patrick Lee, October 8, 2007

The Black Hole Singularity in a Quark Gluon Plasma
Steve Shenker, October 1, 2007

The High-Energy Earth: Gamma-Ray Flashes and Electron Beams from Lightning
David M. Smith, September 24, 2007

Exotic Orders from Geometrical Frustration
Ashvin Viswanath, September 17, 2007

Some Views on the Einstein Year, Condensed Matter Physics Nanoscience, and Superconductivity
Marvin Cohen, September 10, 2007

From the Big Bang to COBE, The Nobel Prize, and James Webb Space Telescope
Dr. John C. Mather, May 7, 2007

An Observationalist Take on Dark Energy: The Return of the Optimists
Saul Perlmutter, April 30, 2007

Matter-Antimatter Transformations at 3 Trillion Hertz
Joseph Kroll, April 23, 2007

Entanglement of Josephson-Junction Quantum Bits
John Martinis, April 16, 2007

Further Reflections on the Dismal Future of the Universe
Lawrence M. Krauss, April 9, 2007

Heterogeneous Dynamics in Biology and Nanoscience
Kingshuk Ghosh, April 2, 2007

To Boldly Go: My Life in Physics
Steven Hawking, March 12, 2007

Test of the Gravitational Inverse-Square Law at the Dark-Energy Length Scale
Eric Adelberger, February 26, 2007

Nanotubes, Nanomotors, and the Raising of Statues on Easter Island
Alex Zettl, February 12, 2007

DNA Origami
Dr. Paul W. K. Rothemund, February 5, 2007

Ultrafast Coherent Diffractive Imaging with X-Ray Free-Electron Lasers
Dr. Henry Chapman, January 29, 2007

Cosmology at Low Radio Frequencies: The 21 CM Transition
Steven Furlanetto, January 22, 2007