Upcoming events

25 May 2024
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Alumni events

Saturday Morning of Theoretical Physics

Theme: 'Physics of living systems'

3 June 2024
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Seminars and colloquia

ALP Seminar: Correlating photons using the collective nonlinear response of atoms weakly coupled to an optical mode

Prof. Arno Rauschenbeutel

3 June 2024
Sarah Loos
Seminars and colloquia

SoftBio Theory Seminar: Fluctuating many-body systems with nonreciprocal interactions

Sarah Loos

3 June 2024
Astrophysics Colloquium
Seminars and colloquia

Prof Ryan Hickox

New Windows on the Hidden Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes

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