Physics Events

Theoretical Physics Institute Recordings

Visit the University of Alberta's Theoretical Physics Institute YouTube channel to view TPI talks. 


Physics Colloquium Recordings

April 8, 2022
Paul Myers, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta "From the Arctic Ocean to the Labrador Sea Through the Canadian Arctic — Processes and Pathways" (UAlberta Google account required)

April 1, 2022
Daniel Baxter, Fermilab: "Photographing dark matter with CCDs" (Public)

March 25, 2022
Charles Brown, UC Berkeley: "An isolated drop of superfluid liquid helium as an optomechanical system" (Public)

March 18, 2022
Eve Lee, McGill University: "Towards the origin of exoplanet diversity: from super-Earths to Jupiters" (Public)

March 11, 2022
Tomáš Bzdušek, Paul Scherrer Institute: "Simulating hyperbolic matter on a circuit board" (Public)

March 4, 2022
John Ruan, Bishop's University: "Inference Challenges for Next-Era Multi-Messenger Astrophysics" (UAlberta Google account required)

February 18, 2022
Andal Narayanan, Raman Research Institute: "Induced transparency effect in cyclically connected systems: Fundamentals and applications" (Public)

February 11, 2022
Roubing Dong, University of Victoria: "Observational planet formation" (Public)

February 7, 2022
Laura Fissel, Queen's University: "Studying the formation of stars with stratospheric balloon-borne telescopes" (UAlberta Google account required)

January 28, 2022
Andreas Mandelis, University of Toronto: " Imaging of Atherosclerosis using Photoacoustic Techniques with Pulsed and Continuous-Wave Optical Excitation (UAlberta Google account required)

January 21, 2022
Charles Horowitz, Indiana University: " The PREX and CREX neutron density experiments and neutron stars" (Public)

January 14, 2022
Samantha Lawler, University of Regina: " Megaconstellations of satellites are about to ruin the night sky for everyone" (Public)

December 3, 2021
Corey Gray, LIGO: " Blackfoot Poetry: From Einstein to Spacetime (UAlberta Google account required)

November 19, 2021
Robert Smith, University of Alberta: " Making Megascience: The History of the James Webb Space Telescope" (UAlberta Google account required)

November 5, 2021
Michael Manhart, ETH Zurich: " Dynamics of microbal growth and evolution" (UAlberta Google account required)

October 15, 2021
Laura Classen, MPI Solid State: " The many faces of electrons in quantum materials: multi-talent graphene" (Public)

October 1, 2021
Natalie Wolchover, Quanta Magazine: " Telling Stories about Physics" (UAlberta Google account required)

September 17, 2021
Erik Rosolowsky, University of Alberta: " Resolving the Open Questions in Galaxy Evolution" Part 1, Part 2 (UAlberta Google account required)

September 7, 2021
Rodrigo Fernandez, University of Alberta: " Probing Physics with Astrophysical Transients and Compact Objects" (UAlberta Google account required)

March 26, 2021
Ingrid Stairs, University of British Columbia: " The Short-Timescale Universe According to CHIME (UAlberta Google account required)

March 5, 2021
Pascale Garaud, University of California, Santa Cruz: "Layering instabilities in fluid dynamics" (UAlberta Google account required)

February 26, 2021
Jess McIver, University of British Columbia: "New gravitational-wave discoveries: results from LIGO-Virgo’s third observing run" (Public)

February 12, 2021
Paul François, McGill University: "Gene network for physicists: evolution and coarse graining"(Public)

February 5, 2021
Alannah Hallas, University of British Columbia: "Designing a Quantum Spin Liquid on the Pyrochlore Lattice" (Public)

January 29, 2021
Nancy Forde, Simon Fraser University: "Collagen: a fascinating responsive material building block from Nature" (Public)

January 15, 2021
Rena Zieve, University of California, Davis: "Monitoring a Single Vortex in Superfluid Helium" ( UAlberta Google account required)

January 8, 2021
Damiano Caprioli, University of Chicago: "New Insights on the Origin of Cosmic Rays" (Public)

November 27, 2020
Iris Dillman, TRIUMF/University of Victoria: "From the Lab to the Cosmos (and Back): How Radioactive Beam Facilities Help to Better Understand Our Origins" ( UAlberta Google account required)

November 6, 2020
Christopher Wanjek, MPH (US National Institutes of Health): " Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and Beyond" (UAlberta Google account required) 

October 30, 2020
Shohini Ghose, Wilfred Laurier University: "Hunting for quantum butterflies" (UAlberta Google account required) 

October 23, 2020
Dam Thanh Son, University of Chicago: "Strongly-interacting systems: from fractional quantum Hall effect to field-theoretic dualities" (Public)

October 16, 2020
Eldon Emberly, Simon Fraser University: "Organizing space at the cellular scale using molecular lawnmowers"(UAlberta Google account required) 

September 25, 2020
Greg Sivakoff, University of Alberta: "Winds of Change around Black Holes" (Public) 

September 18, 2020
Franz Bauer, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: "Unveiling a population of Fast extragalactic X-ray transients"  (UAlberta Google account required)

September 11, 2020
Gil Porat, University of Alberta: "Extreme-ultraviolet frequency-comb lasers(UAlberta Google account required)

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