Colloquium schedule 2000/1

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All colloquia are Thursday 330 pm (except where noted).


Winter Semester


November 2nd, 2000

The Limits of Information

Professor Jacob D. Bekenstein,Racah Institute, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.


November 9th, 2000

Large Numbers: From Archimedes to Dirac

Professor Joseph Avron, Department of Physics, The Technion, Haifa


November 16th, 2000

Magnetic Order out of Disorder in the Cuprates

Professor Amnon Aharony, Department of Physics, Tel Aviv University.


November 23th, 2000

Coexistence of superconductivity and magnetism in RCeSrRuCuO (R=Eu and GD)

Professor Israel Felner, Racah Institute, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem


November 30th, 2000

The Universe as a Bubble

Professor Aharon Davidson, Physics Department, Ben Gurion University.


December 7th, 2000

String Theory in the last Century

Professor Eliezer Rabinovici, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.


December 14th, 2000

Massive Black Holes in Galactic Centers

Dr. Amri Wandel, The Racah Institute, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.


December 21st, 2000

On the Denaturation Transition of DNA

Professor David Mukamel, Faculty of Physics, The Weizmann Institute, Rehovoth.


December 28st, 2000

Random Walks in the Living Cell: Anomalies in Diffusion and Transport

Dr. Michael Elbaum, Dept. Of Materials and Interfaces, The Weizmann Institute, Rehovoth.


January 4th, 2001

Cluster Analysis of Gene Expression Data.

Professor Eytan Domany, Dept. of Complex Systems, The Weizmann Institute, Rehovoth.


January 11th, 2001

Tunneling, Interference and Quantum Jumps in Phase Space

Dr. Bilha Segev, Chemistry Department, Ben Gurion University


January 18th, 2001

Large Scale Structure of our Universe

Professor Moshe Carmeli,Dept. of Physics, Ben Gurion University


January 25th, 2001

Climate Dynamics: from El Nino to Glacial Cycles.

Professor Eli Tziperman, Dept. of Environmental Science, The Weizmann Institute, Rehovoth.


Spring Semester


March 15th, 2001

Percolation Theory for the Stability of the Internet.

Professor Shlomo Havlin, Physics Department, Bar Ilan University.


March 22nd, 2001

Gamma-Ray Bursts as we understand them in 2001

Professor Tsvi Piran, The Racah Institute, The Hebrew University


March 29th, 2001

NO COLLOQUIUM: INSTEAD THERE WILL BE BIMAT HADEKAN

The talk there will be given by: Professor Sam Edwards from Cambridge University


April 19th, 2001

Protein made nano-structures: from natural role to crystal engineering

Professor Amihay Freeman, Dept. of Molecular Microbiology and Biotecnology, Tel Aviv University.


May 3rd, 2001

Special Colloquium in memory of Aharon Lonke

Maxwell Equations as the One-Photon Quantum Equation.

Professor Alexander Gersten, Physics Department, Ben Gurion University


May 10th, 2001

Guiding molecules and probing intramolecular dynamics by lasers

Dr. Ilana Bar, Dept. of Physics, Ben Gurion University.


May 17th, 2001

New Variants and New Calculations of the Casimir Effect

Professor Shmuel Nussinov, Dept. of High Energy Physics, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv.


May 31st, 2001

Photonic Crystals: Physics and Applications

Prof. Valy Vardeny, Department of Physics, University of Utah


June 7th, 2001

High energy neutrino astronomy: Challenges and prospects

Professor Eli Waxman, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovoth.


June 14th, 2001

Ions in Traps: Is the Force Between Two Positive Charges Always Repulsive?

Professor Daniel Zajfman, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovoth.