- CSE Seminar - Oscar Lopez-Pamies / A WENO finite-difference scheme for a new class of Hamilton-Jacobi equations in nonlinear solid mechanics
Dr. Oscar Lopez-Pamies
3/30/2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm,
NCSA Room 1030
- Journal Club -
4/3/2017, 12:00 pm,
- Astronomy Colloquium - "From Disks to Planets Through the Astrochemical Lens"
Dr. Ilse Cleeves, Harvard University
4/4/2017, 3:45 pm,
- Astrophysics, Gravitation and Cosmology Seminar - TBD
Norman Murray, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Physics
4/5/2017, 12:00 pm,
- Physics Colloquium: "Progress toward measuring the mass of the neutrino"
Hamish Robertson, University of Washington
4/5/2017, 4:00 pm,
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