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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, May 20

8:50am NULL Main Seminar Room Precision Exoplanets with Asteroseismology
11:00am NULL Main Seminar Room Close-in Planetary Radii
1:20pm Open Quantum System Dynamics: Quantum Simulators and Simulations Far From Equilibrium Auditorium
All Participants
Organizational meet & greet
1:45pm NULL Main Seminar Room Cool Dwarf Seismology
3:30pm The New Era of Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astrophysics Auditorium
All Participants
All-participants organizational meeting
3:45pm NULL Main Seminar Room
4:15pm NULL Main Seminar Room Stellar Characterization and Planetary Implications

Tuesday, May 21

9:00am NULL Main Seminar Room Stellar Activity and Rotation
10:20am Open Quantum System Dynamics: Quantum Simulators and Simulations Far From Equilibrium Auditorium
Paola Verrucchi (University of Florence)
Schwarzschild Black Holes as Macroscopic Quantum Systems
11:00am NULL Main Seminar Room
12:30pm NULL Broida 3302
Max Rota (UCSB)
TBA
1:00pm The New Era of Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astrophysics Auditorium
Nicolas Yunes (Montana State University)
Nearly Impossible Compact Objects
2:00pm NULL Main Seminar Room Orbital Dynamics and Tidal Evolution
3:45pm Physics Department Colloquium Broida 1640
Keivan Stassun (Vanderbilt University)
Entering an Era of Precision Stellar Astrophysics (or Fun with Stellar Radii)

Wednesday, May 22

9:00am NULL Main Seminar Room Limits to stellar model physics
10:20am Open Quantum System Dynamics: Quantum Simulators and Simulations Far From Equilibrium Auditorium
Sophia Economu (Virginia Tech)
Quantum chemistry simulations with noisy, intermediate scale quantum devices
TBC
TBC
11:00am NULL Main Seminar Room
11:30am NULL Main Seminar Room Planet and Stellar Populations
1:00pm The New Era of Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astrophysics Auditorium
Duncan Brown (Syracuse University)
So FAR, So Good: Detection of Binary Mergers
5:00pm NULL Main Seminar Room Las Cumbres Observatory \t Open House Transportation provided from BWSCI and Munger Residence Hall

Thursday, May 23

9:00am NULL Main Seminar Room Planet vs. Stellar Properties
10:20am Open Quantum System Dynamics: Quantum Simulators and Simulations Far From Equilibrium Auditorium
Ana Maria Rey (JILA and University of Colorado)
New directions on quantum simulations with long-lived Sr dipoles in a cavity
11:00am NULL Main Seminar Room
2:00pm NULL Broida 3302
Kevin Bundy (UCSC/UCO Lick)
TBA
2:00pm NULL Main Seminar Room Stellar Structure
2:00pm High Energy Seminar Auditorium
Steven Gubser (Princeton)
High Energy /Gravity: TBA
4:00pm NULL Main Seminar Room Stellar Activity and Characterization

Friday, May 24

9:00am NULL Main Seminar Room The M-dwarf Advantage(?)
10:30am Open Quantum System Dynamics: Quantum Simulators and Simulations Far From Equilibrium Auditorium
All Participants
Discussion session
11:00am NULL Main Seminar Room
2:00pm The New Era of Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astrophysics Auditorium
All Participants
Weekly wrap-up meeting
2:00pm NULL Main Seminar Room White Dwarf Planets and Properties

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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