Spring 2022 Colloquia Schedule

Monday, January 24, 2022 to Monday, April 25, 2022

The Physics Department hosts weekly colloquia presented by accomplished scientists from all over the globe. These lectures showcase cutting-edge physics and inspire the broader community to participate in science. Please join us on the Mondays listed below for an inside look at what's new and exciting in physics, and beyond. All lectures start at 4:15 PM and end around 5:15 PM. They are free and open to the public.

PLEASE NOTE: Zoom links will be posted on the day of each event.

For abstract and videos for each lecture, including past lecturers, please see our Colloquia and Videos page.


January 24

Hernan Garcia, University of California, Berkeley
Breaking the Standard Model (of Embryonic Development)


January 31

Richard Muller, University of California, Berkeley
From Dinosaurs to Nuclear Waste—an adventure in physics


February 7

Manu Prakash, Stanford University
Title/Abstract T/K


February 14

Speaker TBD
Title/Abstract T/K


February 21

HOLIDAY: No colloquium


February 28

Gina Quan, San Jose State University
Title/Abstract T/K


March 7

Speaker TBD
Title/Abstract T/K


March 14

L Mahadevan, Harvard University
Title/Abstract T/K


March 21

Spring Recess


March 28

Speaker TBD
Title/Abstract T/K


April 4

Speaker TBD
Title/Abstract T/K


April 11

Michael Turner, University of Chicago
Title/Abstract T/K


April 18 or April 25 (TBD)

Oppenheimer Lecture: Leonard Susskind, Stanford University
The Quantum Origins of Gravity