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School of Sciences and Mathematics

Physics &  Astronomy  Department
66 George Street, Charleston, 
South Carolina, 29424

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium/Seminar
2000
 
We had great speakers in
1998
1999
Submit  request for your  2000 speech
We often  have joint sessions with Seminars/Colloquiums of other SSM Departments
Biology Dept. Seminar
Geology Dept.  Seminar
Mathematics Dept.   Colloquium
Chemistry/BioChemistry Dept. Seminar
Computer Science Department 
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2000
 Date 
Speaker
Title of the  Speech
2000

TBA

John L. Safko 
Fellow AAAS. Honorable Mention, 
1994 Gravitational Essay Awards (with T. Datta). 

Professor of Physics 
University of South Carolina

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Special and General 
Theories of Relativity
Some common misconceptions
FEBRUARY
24
2000
SCIC 121
12:15 PM
Joint with 
Mathematics Dept.   Colloquium 
Computer Science Dept.
Colloquium 
C of C   Students Chapter
The First Society in Computing

Dr. Jeffrey S. Ely
Associate Professor

Dept. of Mathematical Sciences 
 Lewis and Clark College
Portland, Oregon 
 The Resonance between Computer Graphics and Mathematics
2000
MARCH 21
Tuesday
SCIC 126
3:00 PM
Joe Rosen

Professor of Physics 
University of Central Arkansas
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Other Universes in Physics
   A review of ways physicists invoke the notion of other universes in their attempts to explain ours.
2000
MARCH 24
Friday
SCIC 126
3:00 PM
Anthony Calamai

Professor of Physics 
Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia's Jesuit University
Department of Physics

Ion Trapping Techniques for Time-Resolved Radiative and Mass Spectroscopies
2000
MARCH 28
Tuesday
SCIC 126
3:00 PM
Terry Oswalt
Program Director, 
Stellar Astronomy & Astrophysics
(SAA) of NSF

Professor of Physics and Space Sciences 
Florida Institute of Technology
Department of Physics

Digging Up the Stellar Graveyard:  Estimating the Age and  Dark Matter
Content of the Universe Using White Dwarf Stars
2000
APRIL 04
Tuesday
SCIC 126
3:00 PM
 Dr. Jon Hakkila
Professor of Astronomy
 Minnesota State University, Mankato's
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Gamma-Ray Burst Classification
APRIL
2000
TBA
Serge Luryi
Elected Fellow of the 
American Physical Society 
Elected Fellow of the IEEE 

Leading Professor and Chair 
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
State University of New York 
Stony Brook, 

TBA
COLLOQUIUM/SEMINAR Coordinator: Dr. Mikhail M. Agrest
Phone: (843) 953-1-359
Fax: (843) 953-4824
Office:  Bell Building # 401
You can reach me by e-mail at: 
agrestm@cofc.edu (Mikhail Agrest)
You are our welcomed visitor  #    since October 04. 1999 

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