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KITP Blackboard Lunches on the Web

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Academic Year 2013-2014

Monday, July 28

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Daniel Weinreich, Brown & KITP
Drug Resistance Evolution[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Eve Ostriker, Princeton Univ. & KITP
Star Formation and the Domestic Economies of Galaxies[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Bruce Buffett, UC Berkeley & KITP
Planetary Magnetic Fields[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 16

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
James Cho, Queen Mary Univ. London & KITP
Wave-Flow Interactions Everywhere[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 2

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Michael Ramsey-Musolf, UMass Amherst & KITP
Particlegenesis: Why is there more matter than anti-matter?[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 19

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Norman Murray, CITA & KITP
How Massive Stars Influence Galaxy Formation[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Sriram Ramaswamy, Tata Institute & KITP
Field Theories of Living Fluids[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 28

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Pat Diamond, UCSD & KITP
Wave Turbulence and Zonal Flows in Fluids and Plasmas[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Mayank Mehta, UCLA & KITP
Neurophysics of Space, Time and Learning[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Slava Rychkov, CERN & KITP
Conformal symmetry and the 3d Ising model[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse Univ. & KITP
Active Matter: What is it?[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, December 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Daniel Loss, Univ. Basel & KITP
Spintronics and Quantum Computing[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, November 18

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Alexandre Valance, Université de Rennes & KITP
Physics of Desert Dunes[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 21

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Gerrit Bauer, Tohoku University & KITP
Spin transfer - from Freshman Mechanics to Killer Application[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Jim Jenkins, Cornell & KITP
The Physics of Wind-blown Sand and Desert Dunes[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Lenny Susskind, Stanford & KITP
Inside Black Holes[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 19

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Cole Miller, Univ. Maryland & KITP
The universe of black holes that will be revealed with gravitational waves[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Thomas Lecuit, Aix Marseille Univ. & KITP
The Making of an Embryo: Information and Mechanics[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2012-2013

Monday, July 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Marcela Carena, Fermilab & KITP
The Higgs Discovery and Implications for New Physics[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 15

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Michael Eracleous, Penn State Univ & KITP
How supermassive black holes alter the evolution of their host galaxy[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 17

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Roberto Trotta, Imperial College & KITP
Statistical Challenges in Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Matthias Neubert, JGU & KITP
Implications of the Higgs Discovery[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Eva Silverstein, Stanford & KITP
π in the sky: Precision observations and theory [Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Gianfranco Bertone, Univ. Amsterdam & KITP
Identifying Dark Matter[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 25

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Susanne Yelin, Univ. of Connecticut & KITP
Aspects of ultracold polar molecules and superradiance[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 18

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Gerard Milburn, Univ. Queensland & KITP
Control of Engineered Quantum Systems[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Friday, March 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Cassandra Extavour, Harvard & KITP
Integrating the Physics and Biology of Cooperation: From Molecules to Super Organisms[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Birgitta Whaley, UC Berkeley & KITP
Coherent Manipulation of Natural and Engineered Quantum Systems[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 28

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Paul Julienne, JQI, NIST, Univ. Maryland & KITP
Quantum Encounters of the Cold Kind[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Jeff Gore, MIT & KITP
Why Cooperate? From Self Replicators to Human Societies[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, December 17

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS & KITP
The Inevitability of the Higgs[Podcast][Audio][Cam]
Auditorium

Monday, December 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Jason Alicea, Caltech & KITP
Resurrecting Majorana in a Table-top Experiment[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, December 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Alan Perelson, LANL & KITP
Immunology for Physicists[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 1

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Radu Coldea, Univ. Oxford & KITP
Search for Exotic Excitations in Magnets: Experimental Challenges and Opportunities[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Stefan Kehrein, Univ. Goettingen & KITP
Shaking Up The Fermi Sea With Sudden Interactions[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 17

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Edo Berger, Harvard CfA & KITP
The Electromagnetic Counterparts of Compact-Object Mergers: Prospects and Challenges[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Patrick Lee, MIT & KITP
Quantum Spin Liquid: Emerging From Frustration[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 27

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Anatoli Polkovnikov, Boston Univ. & KITP
Thermalization, Universal Dynamics and Dynamical Phase Transitions in Non-equilibrium Systems[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Duncan Brown, Syracuse Univ. & KITP
The New Astronomy of LIGO: Exploring the Gravitational Wave Sky[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dave Stevenson, Caltech & KITP
Is Earth Typical or Special?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2011-2012

Monday, July 2

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Tom Lubensky, Univ. of Penn & KITP
Critical States, Self-Stress, Surface Modes, and Conformal Invariance in Isotatic and Undercoordinated Lattices[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 25

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Paula Apsell, WGBH/NOVA & KITP Science Journalist in Residence
Controversy in Science: When Scientists Disagree, What's the Journalist to Do?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 18

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Randall Kamien, Univ. of Penn. & KITP
How to Knot a Field[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Paula Apsell, WGBH/NOVA & KITP Science Journalist in Residence
Pitch Me![Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Arnie Levine, IAS & KITP
Creating Stem Cells and Predicting Who Will Die of Prostate Cancers[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 7

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Paula Apsell, WGBH/NOVA & KITP Science Journalist in Residence
The Art of Science Television[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Kurt Kremer, MPI & KITP
Multiple Scales in Soft Matter and Computer Simulation Approaches[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Gary Gibbons, Univ. of Cambridge & KITP
Black Holes and Information[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 19

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Gary Smaby, KITP Artist in Residence
ENTANGLED STRINGS: Scientific Method Meets Artistic License[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 27

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Risa Wechsler, Stanford & KITP
Overview of "First Galaxies and Faint Dwarfs"[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Toby Wiseman, Imperial College & KITP
An Overview of the 'Numerical Methods in QFT and Gravity' Program [Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Volodya Falko, Lancaster Univ. & KITP
The Known and Unknown About Monolayer and Bilayer Graphene [Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 31

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Peter Goldreich, IAS
The Physics of Stochastic Excitations in Stars[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Richard Townsend, UW-Madison & KITP
A Cartoon Overview of the Fundamentals of Stellar Seismology[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Xiaoliang Qi, Stanford & KITP
To See A Knot In A Grain Of Sand -- The Story Of Topological States[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Shamit Kachru, Stanford & KITP
Strongly Correlated Electron Systems as String Theories ?!?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Lewis Wolpert, University College London & KITP
How Do You Get From A Cell To An Embryo?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 15

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Greg Landsberg, Brown Univ.
Exploring the Unknown at the Large Hadron Collider[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Edward Frenkel, UCB & KITP
What Do Fermat's Last Theorem and Electro-magnetic Duality Have in Common?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 25

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
John Doyle, Caltech & KITP
Architecture, Constraints, Behavior and Your Brain (and Zombies)[Slides][Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2010-2011

Monday, Jun 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Michael Peskin, Stanford/SLAC & KITP
LHC: First Views of the TEV Scale[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, Jun 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Katharina Ribbeck, MIT & KITP
Selective Transport Through a Biological Nanopore - A Mechanistic Mystery[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Gregory Falkovich, Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Broken and Emerging Symmetries of a Turbulent State[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 2

3:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS
Spacetime, Quantum Mechanics and Scattering Amplitudes[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 18

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Peter Goldreich, IAS
Turbulence Provides the Key to Reading the Record of Ancient Impacts[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Mark Voit, MSU & KITP
Galaxy Clusters in a Nutshell[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 28

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Santiago Elena, IBMCP & KITP
The Evolutionary Genetics of Emerging Viruses[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Eberhard Bodenschatz, MPI & KITP
Turbulence - What Is It?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 7

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Gus Evrard, University of Michigan & KITP
Clusters of Galaxies as Cosmic Signposts[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, November 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Thierry Giamarchi, Univ. Geneva & KITP
Simulating with Cold Atoms is Not Enough: How to Probe the Physics?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 25

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Simon Trebst, Microsoft - Station Q & KITP
Disentangling Quantum Many-body Systems[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 27

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Fred Wolf, MPI & KITP
Perturbing Neural Circuit Dynamics[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Maciek Lewenstein, ICFO & KITP
Beyond Standard Optical Lattices[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 16

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Robin Santra, DESY & KITP
X-ray Frontiers[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Joe Imry, Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Electron Glasses: Disordered Indirecting Quantum Systems[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Cin-Ty Lee, Rice & KITP
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2009-2010

Monday, June 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Michael Manga, UC Berkeley & KITP
Volatiles, Volcanic Eruptions, and the Glass Transition (and why volcanoes erupt in so many different ways)[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 19

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Sri Sastry, JNCASR & KITP
The Physics of Glasses[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Brigitte Roethlein, KITP Journalist-in-Residence
"Scientists are Geeks" contra "Journalists are Clueless:" How to improve a difficult relationship[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Mirjam Cvetic, Univ. Penn & KITP
String Theory Bridges to Particle Physics and Cosmology[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Mukund Thattai, National Centre for Biological Sciences & KITP
The Unreasonable Irrelevance of Mathematics to Biology[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 1

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Kristen Menou, Columbia & KITP
How Unusual Is Our Solar System?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 25

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Gabi Kotliar, Rutgers & KITP
Sleuthing the Hidden Order in URu2Si2 Using Realistic Dynamical Mean Field Theory (DMFT) Tools[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Mike Lynch, Indiana Univ. & KITP
The Evolution of Genomes[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, December 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Michael Freedman, Microsoft Station Q
New Particle Statistics from Topological Insulators and Superconductors[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, December 7

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Murray Gell-Mann, Santa Fe Institute
More on Distant Language Relationships[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Debbie Leung, Univ. Waterloo & KITP
Information, Quantum Information, and Quantum Information Theory[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Kieron Burke, UCI & KITP
The Breadth and Depth of Modern Electronic Structure Theory[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 21

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Wim van Dam, UCSB & KITP
The Current State of Quantum Algorithms[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 31

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Eric Mjolsness, UC Irvine & KITP
Morphodynamics: Scoping the Field[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Don Ellison, NCSU & KITP
Cosmic Rays, Shocks, and Plasma Physics[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Sean Hartnoll, Harvard & KITP
What Is String Theory For?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Mac Beasley (Stanford), Doug Scalapino (UCSB)
The Physics of Higher Temperature Superconductivity: Context and Issues[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2008-2009

Monday, June 1

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Misha Ivanov, Imperial College & KITP
Towards Time and Space-Resolved Imaging at Sub-Femtosecond and Angstrom Scale[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
David Tannor, Weizmann Inst & KITP
Quantum Control: From Chemistry to Cooling to Computing[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Steven Simon, Oxford Univ. & KITP
Topological Phases of Matter: Interesting and Useful[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Cole Miller, Univ. Maryland & KITP
Black Holes in Dense Star Clusters[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Sankar Das Sarma, Univ. of Maryland & KITP
Low Dimensional Electron Systems: A Landscape of Graphene, Quantum Hall Effects, MOSFET, Luttinger Liquid, and Beyond[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 2

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Joe Polchinski, KITP
What is String Theory?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Steinn Sigurdsson, Penn State Univ & KITP
Emergent Phenomena in Negative Heat Capacity Systems: Fundamental Physics from Dense Star Clusters[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, December 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Charlie Kane, Univ. of Penn & KITP
Topological Band Theory and the Quantum Spin Hall Effect[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, November 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Mario Juric, IAS & KITP
The Truth is Out There: How Large Sky Surveys Are Reshaping our Picture of the Milky Way[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, November 17

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Marc Mezard, University of Paris-Sud & KITP
Information Flow on Trees, Reconstruction...and Glasses[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Leo Blitz, UC Berkeley & KITP
Galaxy Evolution[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Martin Kreitman, Univ. of Chicago & KITP
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 15

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Thorsten Emig, Universite Paris Sud & KITP
Overview of Fluctuation Forces[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2007-2008

Monday, June 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Michael Manga, UCB & KITP
Overview of Boundary Layers in the Earth[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Paul Kushner, University of Toronto & KITP
Climate Models and Climate Sensitivity[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 19

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Steve Tobias, University of Leeds & KITP
Dynamo Theory from Experiments to Galaxy Clusters (via planets and stars)[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Csaba Csaki, Cornell
Searching for the Origin of Electroweak Symmetry Breaking at the LHC[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 21

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Eduardo Fradkin, University of Illinois
Can You Hear the Shape of Schroedinger's Cat?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Sam Wang, Princeton
Scaling and the Single Neuron[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 7

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Joseph Burns, Cornell
Saturn's Rings: Our Local Astrophysical Disk[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Greg Lemke, Salk Institute
Building Brain Maps[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Neil Turok, DAMTP, Univ. of Cambridge
AIMS for Africa[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
James Wells, CERN & Univ. of Michigan
Why is Everyone so Excited about the LHC?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 4

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Larry Yaffe, University of Washington
What Might Be Going On At RHIC?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Ulrich Sperhake (Univ Jena)
Duncan Brown (Syracuse)
Overview: Interplay between Numerical Relativity and Data Analysis[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, December 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Manfred Sigrist, ETH-Honggerberg
Chiral p-wave Superconductivity in Sr2RuO4[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, November 19

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Matthew Hastings, Los Alamos & KITP
How Difficult is Quantum Many-Body Theory?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 1

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Tom Abel, Stanford
Formation of the First Stars in the Universe[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Daniel Khomskii, Univ. Koeln
Correlated Electrons: Charges, Spins, Orbitals and All That[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 27

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Leon Balents (UCSB)
Jeroen van den Brink (Univ. Leiden)
Overview of the MOTTERIALS07 Program[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Paolo Padoan, UCSD
Overview of Star Formation[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Peter Ruoff (University of Stavanger)
John Tyson (Virginia Polytechnic)
How Do Cells Compute?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2006-2007

Monday, April 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Nikolaus Rajewsky, MDC-Berlin & KITP
Evolution of Molecular Networks[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 2

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Rosanne Di Stefano, Harvard CfA & KITP
Paths to Explosion: What are the Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Victor Gurarie, U Colorado & KITP
Non-Abelian Statistics with Cold Atoms[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Jim Langer, UCSB
The Mysterious Glass Transition[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Michael Lässig, University of Cologne & KITP
The Arrow of Time in Biology[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Peter Zoller (University of Innsbruck)
Leo Radzihovsky (University of Colorado)
Condensed Matter Physics with Cold Atomic Gases: an Oxymoron or a New Frontier?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Robert Kirshner, Harvard & KITP
Exploding Stars for Fun and Profit[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Arnold Levine, IAS
Sex, Food, Stress, Longevity: the Connections[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Ted Jacobson, University of Maryland
The Puzzles of Spacetime Singularities[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Antonio Castro Neto, Boston University
Drawing Conclusions from Graphene: from Particle Physics to Transistors[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Matthias Steinmetz, Astrophys. Inst. Potsdam
Understanding Galaxy Formation: Prospects and Challenges[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Michael Dine, UCSC & KITP
Prospects for a String Phenomenology[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 16

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Joe Polchinski, UCSB, KITP
Cosmic Strings and Superstrings[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 2

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Peter Schneider, Inst. für Astrophysik
Gravitational Lensing: An Overview[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 11

3:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Greg Lawler, University of Chicago
Random Planar Curves and the Schramm-Loewner Evolution[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 21

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Gordy Kane, University of Michigan
String Phenomenology -- What Could That Be?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Ilya Gruzberg, University of Chicago
What is Stochastic Geometry?[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2005-2006

Monday, August 7

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Ken Schafer, Louisiana State University
The Quest for Attosecond Pulses[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 31

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Louise Kellogg, UCD
Dynamics of the Earth's Mantle[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, July 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Prof. Simon White, Max Planck Institute
Fundamentalist Physics: Why Dark Energy May Be Bad for Astronomy[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, June 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Scott Hughes, MIT & KITP
Black Holes and Binary Black Holes in Galactic Nuclei[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. David Bensimon, ENS-LPS, Paris & KITP
Challenges of Single Molecules and Single Cells Studies[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Michael Flatté, University of Iowa
Towards Quantum Computation Via Semiconductor Spintronics[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 1

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Chetan Nayak, KITP & Microsoft Project Q
The Quantum Hall Effect and Topological Quantum Computation[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Rob Phillips, Caltech
Physical Biology of the Cell[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Allan MacDonald, University of Texas
Spintronics for Fun and Profit[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Michael Freedman, Microsoft
Topological Phases of Matter and Computation[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Shri Kulkarni, Caltech
Cataclysmic and Catastrophic Cosmic Explosions: The Next Frontier[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Moses Chan (Penn State University), Dr. David Ceperley (University of Illinois)
The Supersolid State of Matter[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Chris Fryer, LANL
The Supernova/gamma-ray Burst Connection from the Eyes of a Mechanism Theorist[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Rob Myers, KITP & Perimeter Institute
Scanning New Horizons: GR Beyond 4 Dimensions[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lars Bildsten, KITP
The Life of a Star[Slides][Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 19

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Mark Robbins, Johns Hopkins University
Friction Mechanisms: Lessons from Simple Analytic Models[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, September 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Hirosi Ooguri, Caltech
Probing Geometry by Strings[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Michael Falk (U Michigan)
Dr. James Dieterich (UC Riverside)
Friction and Fracture at Atomic and Tectonic Scales[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, August 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Nikita Nekrasov, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques
The Standard Model of the Physics-Mathematics Interaction[Podcast][Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Academic Year 2004-2005

Monday, June 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Omer Blaes, KITP & UCSB
How Astrophysical Disks Work[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, May 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Peter Mészáros (Penn State)
Dr. Eli Waxman (Weizmann)
Current Prospects in Ultra-High Energy Astrophysics[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 25

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Robin C. Ball, KITP & University Warwick
Emergent Fermions in Arbitrary Dimension[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 18

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Mr. Tom Siegfried, Science Journalist in Residence, KITP
Science Journalism from First Principles[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Henk Spruit, Max-Planck Astrophysics
Introduction of the Jets and Disks Program[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, April 4

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Thomas C. Halsey, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
The World in a Grain of Sand: A Perspective on Granular Physics[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Dirk Morr, University of Illinois at Chicago
Quantum Photography and Quantum Drums or How to Take Pictures and Play Music in the Quantum World[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, March 7

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Sid Drell, SLAC
The Gravest Danger--Nuclear Weapons[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Mike Norman, Argonne National Laboratory
Fermi Surfaces and Quantum Critical Points[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, February 7

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Michael Creutz, Brookhaven National Lab
Spontaneous CP Violation in the Strong Interactions and Quark Mass Ambiguities[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 31

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. John Kogut, UIUC
Lattice Gauge Theory From Confinement to Extreme Environments[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, January 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Piers Coleman, Rutgers
Quantum Phase Transitions - A New Challenge in the Cryostat and Possibly Also the Cosmos [Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, November 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Joseph Silk, Oxford
Some Current Issues in Star and Galaxy Formation[Audio][WebCam]
Auditorium

Monday, October 18

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Charles Stevens, The Salk Institute
What the Cortex Computes[Audio]
Auditorium

Monday, September 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Matthias Steinmetz, KITP & Astrophysical Institute Potsdam
How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Baryons[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Nicholas Sourlas, KITP & ENS, Paris
Statistical Mechanics and Error Correcting Codes[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, August 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Joe Polchinski, KITP
QCD, Strings and Duality[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Aug 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Simon Laughlin, Cambridge
The Design of the Brain[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Aug 16

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Rich Brower, Boston University
String Theory and QCD: The Long Search for a Dual Theory of Hadrons[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Aug 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Andy Schwartz, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Introduction to Brain Computer Interface[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Academic Year 2003-2004

Monday, May 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Subir Sachdev, Yale
Quantum Criticality: From the "Trivial" to the Exotic[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, May 17

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Barbara Goss Levi, KITP Journalist in Residence & Physics Today
Reporting the News for Physics Today[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Chris Pethick (Nordita), Dr. Jason Ho (Ohio State), Dr. Sandy Fetter (Stanford), Dr. Gora Shlyapnikov (Orsay)
What's New in Quantum Gases[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Leon Balents, KITP   UCSB
Electrons as Exotic Dancers[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Alexandro Morbidelli, KITP & Nice Observatory
A New Planet in the Solar System?[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Zoltan Kunszt, KITP & ETH
Quest for Precision in Collider Physics[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Peter Bodenheimer, KITP & UC Santa Cruz
Formation and Evolution of Gas Giant Planets[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 2

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lance Dixon, KITP & SLAC
Searching for Physics Beyond the Standard Model at Colliders[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, January 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Doug Lin, UCSC
Formation of Planets and Diversity of Planetary Systems[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, December 1

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Tamás Vicsek, Eötvös University, Hungary
Crowd Control[Audio][WebCam][Vid]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Pierre Hohenberg KITP & Yale
This Year's Nobel Prize in Physics[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Joe Polchinski, KITP
Cosmological Singularities in String Theory[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Eshel Ben-Jacob, Tel-Aviv University
Reflections on Engineered Self-Organization of Living Systems from SSC Perspective with Tabletop Demonstrations[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Ms. Rosalind Reid, KITP
Colliding Domains: Journalists and Scientists[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 15

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Sean Carroll, University of Chicago
Cosmology and String Theory Outside the Box[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Eberhard Bodenschatz, KITP & Cornell
Pattern Formation in Physics and Biology[Audio][WebCam][Vid]
Small Seminar Room

Academic Year 2002-2003

Monday, June 30

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Abhay Ashtekar, Penn State University
Quantum Geometry and Its Applications: Big Bang & Black Holes[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, June 2

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Luis Lehner, KITP & LSU
Numerical Relativity, Spherical Cows and Beyond[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, May 5

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Paul M. Goldbart, KITP & UIUC
How Judges Set Damages (or Should)![Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 28

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Kevin Plaxco, UCSB
My Protein Folds Faster than Yours; Testing Theories of Relative Folding Kinetics[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 21

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Thierry Giamarchi, KITP & Universite de Geneve
Disordered Elastic Systems: From Magnets to Electrons[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 14

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, KITP & Saclay
Financial Markets: From Statistical Models to Trading[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 24

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Joe Polchinski, KITP
String Theory, Dark Energy, and the Anthropic Principle[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 17

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Boris Shraiman, Rutgers & KITP
Biology -- What is There to Compute?[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 10

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Boris Kayser, FNAL
Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry, Neutrinos, and Life[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Feb 24

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Michel Kerszberg, KITP & Pasteur Institute
Is Biology Computable?[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Feb 10

12:30 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Wick Haxton, U of Washington
News about Nu's[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Feb 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. John Little, University of Arizona
How Do Molecular Biologists Think?[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Dec 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lars Bildsten, KITP
Physics of the White Dwarf Frontier[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Nov 25

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Matthew Fisher, KITP
Cuprates Amiss: Sublime Simplicity or a Matted Mess[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Oct 21

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lawrence Krauss, Case Western Reserve
Why We Believe in Lambda[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Sep 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Antoine Georges, KITP & Laboratoire de Physique Théorique de l'École Normale Supérieure
'Top to Bottom' Approaches to Strong Electron Correlations in Solids: Some Successes and Some Hopes[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Sep 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. David Lyth, University of Lancaster
Some New Ideas About Inflation and the Primordial Density Perturbation[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Sep 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Gabriel Kotliar, KITP & Rutgers Univ
Challenges in Electronic Structure of Correlated Electrons: A Dynamical Mean Field Perspective[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Academic Year 2001-2002

Monday, Jun 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Emil Mottola, KITP & LANL
From Quantum Fields to Hydrodynamics[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Jun 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Krishna Rajagopal, KITP & MIT
The Condensed Matter Physics of QCD: Using Heavy Ion Collisions to Study Hot Quark Matter[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Jun 3

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Krishna Rajagopal, KITP & MIT
The Condensed Matter Physics of QCD[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, May 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Tom McLeish, ITP & Leeds
Non-Relativistic Brownian Strings: A Common Motif in Nature[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Apr 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Joe Polchinski, ITP
What Can String Theory Teach Us About QCD?[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Apr 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Dima Kharzeev, ITP & Brookhaven Natl Lab
Quantum Chromodynamics and Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Apr 15

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Peter Olmsted, ITP & University Leeds
Nonlinearity and Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions in Complex Fluids[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Mar 18

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Dana Longcope, ITP & Montana State Univ
Topological Defects in Coronal Magnetic Fields: A Theory for Equilibrium Current Sheets in Complex Geometries[Audio][WebCam][Vid]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Mar 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Ilya Nemenman, ITP
Field Theory Meets the Brain[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Mar 4

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Fred MacKintosh, ITP & Vrije Univ, Amsterdam
Semiflexible Polymers: Polymer Physics Meets Cell Biology[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Hendrik Spruit, ITP & Max Planck Institute
Do Sunspots Influence the Earth's Climate?[Audio][WebCam][Vid]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, December 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Joe Imry, ITP & Weizmann Institute
Quantum Noise, Decoherence and Dissipation[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Fred Wolf, MPI Gottingen
Learning to See: The Development of Maps in the Brain[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Haim Sompolinsky, Hebrew University
Manifolds of the Mind[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Paul McEuen, ITP & Cornell
Nanoscience - Current Status and Future Prospects[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Steve Giddings, UCSB
Black Hole Production at TeV Energies?[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 15

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Atac Imamoglu (UCSB) &
Dr. Tilman Pfau (Univ Stuttgart)
The 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Misha Tsodyks, Weizmann
Dynamics and Information Encoding in Neural Networks[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 17

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Dan Gottesman, UC Berkeley
Heisenberg Representation of Quantum Computation[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Carlo Beenakker, Instituut-Lorentz, Univ Leiden
Quantum Optics with Quantum Chaos[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, August 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. John Collins, Penn State
The Emperor's New Mind: Why is Penrose Wrong?[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Academic Year 2000-2001

Monday, April 16

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Mehran Kardar, ITP & MIT
Generalizing From Polymers to Fluctuating Manifolds[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Matthew Fisher, ITP, UCSB
Splitting the Electron[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Luca Peliti, ITP & U. Napoli
Statistical Physics and Evolution Modelling[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Nigel Goldenfeld, ITP & U. Illinois
Solving Differential Equations with the Renormalization Group[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Eva Silverstein, ITP & SLAC
A Few Aspects of Branes, Spacetime Geometry, and Particle Physics in M/String Theory[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Steve Giddings, ITP & UCSB Physics
What is M-Theory? [Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Ralf Bundschuh, ITP, UCSD & OSU
Biopolymers - Information Carriers and Structural Building Blocks [Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, December 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lars Bildsten, ITP, Dr. Bennett Link, MSU
Young Neutron Stars: Progress and New Questions[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Raphael Bousso, ITP
The World as a Hologram: A Generic Feature of Quantum Gravity[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Drs. Girvin, Lee, Millis, Kivelson, Langer
Ten Top Questions in Condensed Matter & Materials Physics[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. David Gross, ITP
Ten Top Questions in Fundamental Physics[Audio][WebCam]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 18

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Robert Laughlin, ITP & Stanford
A Larger View of the Cuprate Problem: Emergence, Field Theory, and the Dark Side of Universality[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 11

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lars Bildsten, ITP
Neutron Stars - A View from the Outside[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, August 28

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Patrick Lee, ITP & MIT
Major Issues in High Tc[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, August 21

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Malvin Ruderman, ITP & Columbia Univ
Neutron Stars - The Inside Story[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Academic Year 1999-2000

Monday, August 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Tom Banks, ITP & Rutgers Univ
Branes, Black Holes and Gauge Theories [Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, August 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Rajiv Singh, ITP & UC Davis
Why Are Heisenberg Antiferromagnets Still Interesting? [Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Eugene Chudnovsky, ITP & CUNY
Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling in Magnets[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 27

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lisa Randall, ITP & MIT
Do We Live in 5 Dimensions?[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 4

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lars Bildsten, ITP
Dating Young Stars with Lithium Burning[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 25

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Robert Sugar, UCSB
Lattice Gauge Theory -- Where Do We Stand?[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Senthil Todadri, ITP
Breaking Electrons Apart in Condensed Matter Physics[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 15

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Ramin Golestanian, ITP
Like-Charge Attraction: Science or Fiction[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Harry Nelson, UCSB
New Physics from Cleo?[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, December 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Vijay Balasubramanian, ITP & Harvard
How We See: Information Transmission by the Retina[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch{==
Dr. Simon White, ITP & Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Galaxy Formation[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 28

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch{==
Dr. Katepalli Sreenivasan, ITP & Yale
Turbulence: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch{==
Dr. Dick Bond, ITP & CITA
Microwave Background Fluctuations and the Formation of the First Structures[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch{==
Dr. Harry Nelson, UCSB
The Search for Dark Matter[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 10

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch{==
Dr. Ellen Zweibel, ITP & Univ Colorado
Astrophysical Turbulence[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 17

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch{==
Dr. Grisha Falkovich, ITP & Weizmann Inst
Particles and Fields in Turbulence[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, June 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch{==
Dr. Amanda Peet, ITP
The Holographic Principle[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Academic Year 1998-1999

Monday, August 31

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Sankar Das Sarma, ITP & Univ of Maryland
Quantum Hall Effects and Related Phenomena: Mostly Related Phenomena[Audio]

Monday, September 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Steven Girvin, ITP & Indiana Univ
Introduction to the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect: Quantum Plasmas and Fractional Charges[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 21

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Bill Gelbart, ITP & UCLA
Bio-inspired Electrostatics: Condensation and Complexation of Highly-Charged Polymers and Membranes[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, September 28

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Marc Mezard, ITP & Ecole Normale Sup, Paris
Towards a Theory of the Glass Phase[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 5

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Fyl Pincus, ITP & UC Santa Barbara
When Like Charges Attract[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, October 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr.Joe Polchinski, ITP & UC Santa Barbara
Recent Progress in String Theory[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 2

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Adrianus Pruisken, ITP & ITP Amsterdam
The Instanton Vacuum and Abelian Quantum Hall States[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, November 30

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Sharad Ramanathan, ITP & UCSB
Dynamics of Elastic Boundaries: Friction and Fracture[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, December 7

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Elihu Abrahams, ITP & Rutgers Univ.
2D Metal-Insulator Transition?[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, December 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Marshall Fixman, ITP & Colorado State
Stress, and Stress Relaxation, in Polymer Melts[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Matthew Choptuik, ITP & Univ of TX, Austin
Black Hole Critical Phenomena[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, February 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Abhay Ashtekar, ITP & Penn State
Glimpses of Quantum Gravity[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 8

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Jean-Pierre Lasota, ITP & I.A.P., Paris, France
Why Cataclysmic Binaries are Fun[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, March 22

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Piero Madau, ITP & Johns Hopkins Univ.
Black Holes in the Universe[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 12

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Senthil Todadri, ITP
Superconducting ``Metals" and ``Insulators"[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, April 26

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Lee Smolin, ITP & Penn State
How are the Parameters of Nature Selected?[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, May 24

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Mark Srednicki, UCSB, Physics
Quantum Chaos[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Jun 14

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Roger Blandford, ITP & Caltech
Black Hole Astrophysics - A Progress Report[Audio]
Small Seminar Room

Monday, Jun 21

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Gary Horowitz, ITP & UCSB, Dr. Jim Isenberg, ITP & Univ Oregon
Highlights of the Classical and Quantum Gravity Program
Small Seminar Room


Academic Year 1997-1998

Monday, September 29

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Joe Polchinski, ITP, UCSB
String Theory: What's New?[Audio]

Monday, October 6

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Amanda Peet, ITP, UCSB
Black Holes -- Why String Theory?

Monday, October 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Sean Carroll, ITP, UCSB
A State-of-the-Universe Report[Audio]

Monday, March 2

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Hirosi Ooguri, ITP & LBL
Supersymmetry and Duality, Before 1995

Monday, March 9

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Tom Banks, ITP & Rutgers Univ.
String Duality and M Theory

Monday, March 16

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Sean Carroll, ITP, UCSB
The Cosmological Constant and Other Crazy Ideas About What Dominates the Universe[Audio]

Monday, March 23

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. David Morrison, ITP & Duke University
Mathematical Surprises from String Theory [Audio]

Monday, April 13

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Atac Imamoglu, ITP & UCSB, ECE
Recent Advances in Bose-Einstein Condensation [Audio]

Monday, April 20

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
James Langer, UCSB, Physics
The Role of the American Physical Society - A Town Meeting[Audio]

Monday, May 4

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Leon Balents, ITP
Duality and Nodal Liquid Theory of High T_c Superconductors[Audio]

Monday, June 1

12:15 p.m. ==} KITP Blackboard Lunch {==
Dr. Jason Ho, ITP & Ohio State
What Does BEC Do for Condensed Matter Physics? [Audio]

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