Events Schedule, 2016
Workshops & Events Schedule, 2016
January 7, 2016
Talk
Physics colloquium: Stephan Meyer, University of Chicago, "First results from the Fermilab Holometer testing space-time correlations at the Planck scale"
February 9, 2016
Lecture
2015-2016 Brinson Lecture: Francis Halzen, "Ice Fishing for Neutrinos"
February 11, 2016
KICP Event
LIGO update on the search for gravitational waves
February 11, 2016
Talk
Physics colloquium: Daniel Holz, University of Chicago, "Update on LIGO and Gravitational Waves"
February 16, 2016
KICP Talk
C2ST Speakeasy: Ritoban Basu Thakur, "Dark Matter -- The Dark Path to our Being"
February 16 - 17, 2016
KICP Workshop
Cosmology Using Low Resolution Spectroscopy in the 2020s
February 19, 2016
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Winter 2016 Postdocs Symposium
February 25, 2016
Talk
Physics colloquium: Scott Wakely, University of Chicago, "Isotope Hunting at 100,000ft: Tracking Cosmic-Ray Clocks with HELIX"
February 29 - March 2, 2016
KICP Workshop
Next-Generation Techniques for Ultra-High Energy (UHE) Astroparticle Physics
March 2, 2016
KICP Talk
Computations in Science Seminar: Daniel Hooper, Fermilab, "Uncovering the particle nature of dark matter"
March 19 - 26, 2016
WorldWide
Rencontres de Moriond - Cosmology 2016
March 28, 2016
Talk
Cafe Scientifique: Erik Shirokoff, "Using nano-scale devices at the South Pole to study the most distant objects in the Universe"
April 7, 2016
Talk
Broader Horizons: Joshua Carter, quantitative analyst at Citadel in Chicago
April 9, 2016
Workshop
UChicago Conference: "Space: Speculation and Exploration"
April 14, 2016
Workshop
Joshua Frieman in the Deborah Stratman film "The Illinois Parables"
April 14, 2016
Lecture
The World's Oldest Computer: The Antikythera Mechanis
April 15, 2016
Workshop
Astronomy Conversations Training Session
April 18, 2016
Event
Chicago Astronomy on Tap
April 21, 2016
Lecture
Astrophysics for Older Adults
April 25, 2016
KICP Workshop
Dark Matter Hub workshop
April 28 - 29, 2016
KICP Workshop
Photometric Classification of SNIA
May 5, 2016
Lecture
Kavli Lecture: Michael Turner, "From The Big Bang To The Multiverse & Beyond"
May 12, 2016
KICP Workshop
Graduate Student Symposium
May 19, 2016
KICP Talk
Broader Horizons: Korey Haynes, associate editor at Astronomy Magazine
May 19, 2016
Lecture
The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at 20: Prospects for Ratification and the Enduring Risks of Nuclear Testing
May 27, 2016
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Spring 2016 Postdocs Symposium
June 1, 2016
KICP Event
The Future of Cosmological Physics: Scott Dodelson, "Cosmic Coda"
June 21, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Brittany Kamai, "Hunting for MHz Gravitational Waves with the Fermilab Holometer"
June 22, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Jonathan Richardson, "Experimental Constraints on the Exotic Shearing of Space-Time"
July 8, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Asher Berlin, "Phenomenology of Particle Dark Matter"
July 18, 2016
PhD Thesis Defense
Sean Johnson, "Studies of the relationship between galaxies and the inter/circum-galactic medium"
July 31, 2016
KICP Lecture
The 2016 Summer Kavli Fulldome Lecture: Michael Turner, "From The Big Bang To The Multiverse And Beyond"
August 3 - 9, 2016
KICP Yerkes Institute
Spy vs. Spy, Yerkes Summer Institute
August 7, 2016
Event
Windy City Physics Slam: Where Particle Physicists Collide
September 19 - 21, 2016
KICP Cosmology Course
"Observing Einstein's Outrageous Universe", Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff
September 19 - 21, 2016
KICP Workshop
CMB-S4 Collaboration Workshop
September 21 - 23, 2016
KICP Workshop
Future Cosmic Surveys
September 23, 2016
Workshop
Screening & Discussion: STARMEN
September 26, 2016
KICP Talk
EFI colloquium: John Carlstrom, "Cosmic Microwave Background measurements through the Next Decade"
September 30 - October 1, 2016
KICP Event
A Celebration of the Life and Work of James W. Cronin
October 13 - 15, 2016
KICP Workshop
Theoretical Advances in Particle Cosmology
October 24, 2016
Talk
2016 Leon Lederman Lecture: Rocky Kolb, "The Mysterious Dark Universe"
October 24, 2016
Talk
Cafe Scientifique: Dan Scolnic, "Tension in the Universe: Dark Energy, Dark Matter & Different Numbers"
October 27, 2016
KICP Workshop
Life Long Learning Training Session
October 27, 2016
KICP Talk
Physics colloquium: Carlos Wagner, University of Chicago, "Understanding the Origin of Mass and Matter"
October 27, 2016
Talk
Argonne OutLoud: Clarence Chang, "To the ends of the Earth...and the beginning of the cosmos"
November 3, 2016
Talk
Physics colloquium: Elisabeth Krause, Stanford University/SLAC, "Dark Energy Science with the Dark Energy Survey, and Beyond"
December 2, 2016
KICP Postdocs Symposium
Fall 2016 Postdocs Symposium
December 27 - 29, 2016
KICP Yerkes Institute
Up & Down, Yerkes Winter Institute