THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY PRESENTS
A SERIES OF LECTURES, DEMONSTRATIONS, AND FILMS

WHAT PHYSICISTS DO

“We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.” - Carl Sagan

NINETY-NINTH SERIES
Spring 2020

History of the Series

Mondays at 4:00 p.m. Darwin 103 Coffee at 3:30 p.m.
Date About
10 Feb 2020 Kevin John, Sensys Networks
"Embedded Systems in Industry and Education"
17 Feb 2020 COSMOS,Video
"1980-2020-Updates in Discovery from the Excellent COSMOS"
24 FEb 2020 David Root, Keysight Laboratories
Fundamentals of Quantum Computing
2 Mar 2020 Shankari Rajagopal, Stanford University
Title: TBA
9 Mar 2020 Claire McLellan, Stanford University
The Dionne Laboratory Group
16 Mar 2020 Spring Break - No Talk
23 Mar 2020 Louise Anderson, Stanford University
“Life Inside a Hologram: The Beauty and Horror of String Theory”
30 Mar 2020 Matthew Stevenson, Leo Labs
“Enabling the Sustainable Use of Low Earth Orbit”
6 Apr 2020 Josh Miller, Samba TV
"From Astrophysics to Data Science"
13 Apr 2020 Emily Martin, University of California Santa Cruz
"PEAS: The Planet as Exoplanet Analog Spectrograph"
20 Apr 2020 Simon Steel, SETI
"The SETI Institute and the Quest for Life in the Universe"
27 Apr 2020 Robert Minchin, SOFIA
"Hunting the Invisible: Galaxies in the Radio and the Far Infrared"

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Sonoma State University

This series is supported by private donations and Instructionally Related Activities funds.

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609. (707) 664-2119
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