Colloquia Series 2016/2017

22 April 2016

The following lectures will be given in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road. Tea will be served in the Physics Common Room after each lecture. All are welcome to attend.

Hintze Lecture - Professor Conny Aerts, University of Leuven
04 May (5pm): ‘Starquakes Expose Stellar Heartbeats’

Dame Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell, University of Oxford
05 May (3.30pm): 'Pulsars & Extreme Physics - a 50th Anniversary'
Followed by drinks reception

Cherwell Simon Lecture: Professor Immanuel Bloch, Max-Planck Institut & Hans Ludwig-Maximilians Universität
12 May (4pm): ‘Controlling and Exploring Quantum Matter Using Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices’
Followed by drinks reception

19 May (3.30pm): Speaker tbc

Professor Myles Padgett, University of Glasgow
26 May (3.30pm): ‘Ghost Imaging with Quantum Light’

Halley Lecture: Professor Rainer Wesis, MIT (on behalf of LIGO Scientific Collaboration)
07 June: Observation of the mergers of binary black holes: The opening of gravitational wave astronomy