Nuclear Lunch -- Spring 2005

This is an archive of the Spring 2005 topics; the schedule for the currect quarter is located here.


Date Discussion Leader Topic / Paper(s)
6 Apr Zach Heinen Dark Matter in the Universe, Vera Rubin, Scientific American Presents (special quarterly issue: Magnificent Cosmos) 9, no. 1, 106-110, 1998.
13 Apr Hang Liu The Search for Dark Matter, David B. Cline, Scientific American 288(3) (March 2003), pp. 50-59.
20 Apr Hayrullo Shoniyozov Supersymmetry: what? why? when?, Gordon L. Kane, Contemporary Physics 41, pp. 359-367 (2000).
27 Apr Catalin Matei Dark Matter particles in the galactic halo: results and implications from DAMA/NaI, R. Bernabei et al. Int. J.Mod. Phys. D13 (2004) 2127-2160. The "required reading" is pages 1-13 and the conclusion.
4 May Moses Oginni The Search for a Permanent Electric Dipole Moment, Norval Fortson, Patrick Sandars, and Stephen Barr, Physics Today 56(6), 33 (2003).
11 May Damodar Pokhrel New Limit on the Permanent Electric Dipole Moment of 199Hg, M. V. Romalis, W. C. Griffith, J. P. Jacobs, and E. N. Fortson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 2505 (2001).
18 May Remi Adekola New Experimental Limit on the Electric Dipole Moment of the Neutron, P.G. Harris et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 904 (1999).
25 May Half of us Nuclear Lunch Greatest Hits
1 June Other half of us Nuclear Lunch Greatest Hits

Background Information

Faculty coordinators for Spring 2005 were Carl Brune, Daniel Carman, Charlotte Elster, Ken Hicks, Allena Opper, and Daniel Phillips.
Last updated 2 September 2005 by Carl Brune.