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Dynamics of Colloids in Liquid Crystals

Date:  Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Time: 4:00pm

Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Speaker: Oleg Lavrentovich, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University

Abstract: TBD

Host: John Toner

All attendees are invited to attend a colloquium reception in the Willamette Hall, Paul Olum atrium at 3:40pm.

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Detecting black hole collisions is now routine

UO scientists featured in Around-the-O

The first detection of a gravitational wave in September 2015 rocked the physics world and drew international attention. Now, three years later, improved technology that detects deep-space stellar collisions may be finding them on a daily basis, say University of Oregon researchers.

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Bernd Crasemann, UO Physics Emeriti professor, passed away at the age of 96

Bernd Crasemann passed away on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at the age of 96.

Born on Jan. 23, 1922, in Hamburg, Germany, Bernd received his early education in Chile before moving to the United States, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree from the UCLA in 1948, followed by a Ph.D. from the UC Berkeley in 1953.

He then joined the physics faculty at the University of Oregon, where, apart from several visiting appointments throughout his career, he stayed until his retirement

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