Fall 2014

Fermat's Last Theorem

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September 22, 20148:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

Ken Ribet presents the Cecil T. and Marion C. Holmes Mathematics Lecture. This lecture centers on the solution of Fermat's Last Theorem, a mathematical assertion from the 17th century that was established by modern methods twenty years ago after resisting the efforts of professional and amateur mathematicians for 350 years

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Dynamical Models of Locomotion

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October 3, 201412:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

John Guckenheimer, Abram R. Bullis Professor in Mathematics, Cornell University, will present the Dan E. Christie Mathematics Lecture, "Dynamical Models of Locomotion."

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Multiple Stable States: Theory and Evidence

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October 9, 20144:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Druckenmiller Hall, Room 020

The past decade has seen resurgent interest in the topic because of large-scale changes in the species composition of many ecosystems around the globe and the extent to which anthropogenic activities and climate change may underlie these sudden shifts

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Physics Talk - Mattias Bartleman

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October 9, 20144:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is delighted to welcome Professor Matthias Bartelmann from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, to give a seminar called, "Gravitational Lenses Reveal the Dark-Matter Landscape."

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Book Release Celebration - David Collings "Stolen Future, Broken Present: The Human Significance of Climate Change"

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October 22, 20144:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

Join us for a reading and reception celebrating the release of Bowdoin Professor of English David Collings' new book, Stolen Future, Broken Present: The Human Significance of Climate Change, moderated by Collin Roesler, Associate Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science at Bowdoin.

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Physics Department Talk - Doug Cowan

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October 30, 20144:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is delighted to welcome Professor Doug Cowen from Penn State University. Professor Cowen will be giving a seminar called, "The Discovery of Ultrahigh Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos with IceCube."

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