Colloquia of the Department of Physics (DF) – 1st semester 2018/19

Técnico - Alameda campus

The colloquia of the Department of Physics (DF) during the 1st semester of 2018/2019 will start on October 3.

Each colloquium will be organised according to the following 4 topics:

  1. The end of Nature,
  2. Trends and frontiers in Physics,
  3. Physics at the core of Technology,
  4. Paths and ways for a graduate in Physics.
Date Title Speaker Affiliation Topic
3rd Oct CO2 plasmas: from solar fuels to oxygen production on Mars Vasco Guerra IPFN, IST 3rd
10th Oct Sailing to New Physics Igor Ivanov CFTP, IST 2nd
17th Oct Probing the nature of gravity and extreme matter with gravitational-wave observations* Alessandra Buonanno Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics 2nd
31st Oct Extreme science with extreme lasers:
the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018
Gonçalo Figueira; Luís O. Silva IPFN, IST
7th Nov “P = mc2” – Physics in Medicine of Cancer Care João Seco German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ.) – E041; Department of Physics and Astronomy, Heidelberg University 2nd
21st Nov Testing the Kerr black hole hypothesis** Carlos Herdeiro CENTRA, IST 2nd
5th Dec The Highest-Energy Particles in Nature: what they tell us about astrophysics and particle physics*** Alan Watson University of Leeds 2nd/3rd
  • *Jointly organized with CENTRA.   /   **New date: Nov, 21 (instead Nov, 14).
    ***Jointly organized with LIP.

Venue: Civil Engineering building, VA4 amphitheatre, floor -1.
Schedule: 4 p.m.

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