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Physics Colloquia

November 2018

No Physics Colloquium – Thanksgiving

November 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lapham 160, 3209 N. Maryland Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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There is no physics colloquium scheduled for this week due to Thanksgiving.

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Physics Colloquium – Peter Milonni

November 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lapham 160, 3209 N. Maryland Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Peter W. Milonni, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Lab and Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Rochester

Zero-Point Energy: Still Interesting (and Mysterious) After All These Years

Following a brief review of how zero-point energy first appeared in quantum theory, and how the concept has come to be accepted over the years, I will describe some of the evidence for the physical reality of zero-point energy and zero-point fluctuations, especially in the context of quantum electrodynamics and quantum optics. I will also address some questions surrounding the existence of zero-point energy.

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December 2018

Physics Colloquium – Open

December 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until December 7, 2018

Lapham 160, 3209 N. Maryland Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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