PHYSICS MATTERS — On-line Colloquia Series Video

PHYSICS MATTERS — On-line Colloquia Series

Past Colloquia

Date Title Speaker Additional Information
August 26, 2021

Sirius: The New Bright Lights to Science From the Southern Hemisphere

Prof. Harry Westfahl Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory, LNLS’s Director  
July 15, 2021  The Music of Physics

Eliam Gross, Weizmann Institute of Science See Weizmann Nobel Laureate Prof. Ada Yonath explaining "How do intruders take over their hosts?" (SCIENTIFika event organized in collaboration with ESS, MAXIV on the basis of APS March meeting “Chat with the Experts”) Prof. Ada Yonath, Israeli crystallographer, received her Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2009 for her pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome.  
June 15, 2021 SESAME: The New Adventure of the Middle East Women Scientists

Gihan Kamel
Following the lecture, more insights are shared with a scientific expert panel composed of:
• Andrea Lausi, SESAME Scientific Director
• Ghaleb Natour, Central Institute of Engineering, Electronics and Analytics – Engineering and Technology (ZEA-1), Jülich, Director
• Bernard Amadei, UC Boulder and Engineers-without-Borders, President
• Zafra Lerman, Malta Conferences Foundation, President
• Joe Niemela, ICTP and FIP elected-Chair
• Alan Hurd, Los Alamos Laboratory and FIP Chair
• Christine Darve, ESS and FIP vice-Chair (organizer)

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May 20, 2021 Fluid Dynamics of Wildfires


Rod Linn, 
Los Alamos National Laboratory and UCSD

Introduction to the Pakistani National Center for Physics (NCP) in Islamabad (Slides)
Hafeez Hoorani
March 29, 2021 Introduction to PHYSICS MATTERS 2021 and the SESAME Project

Christine Darve, APS Forum on International Physics Vice-Chair

Andrea Lausi, Scientific Director of SESAME 
March 29, 2021 How Physics Can Measure Tempo and Mode of Human Evolution

Claudio Tuniz, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy
December 21, 2020 The Adventure of Physics in Timing and Positioning – From a Cesium Atom to the Global Navigation Satellite Systems

Patrizia Tavella
Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, Sèvres, France – Director of the Time Department
December 14, 2020 Governing the Digital Transformation

Sergio Bertolucci, University of Bologna, Italy – Past CERN Director of Research and Scientific Computing, Geneva, Switzerland
December 7, 2020 Playing Lego With Layered Materials

Petra Rudolf, University of Groningen, The Netherlands – President of the European Physical Society
November 30, 2020 Metrology and Inspiration for Science: The New International System of Units

Diederik Wiersma, University of Florence, Italy – President of the Italian Metrology Institute, Turin, Italy
November 23, 2020 POLARQUEST – A Sailing Expedition to Measure Cosmic Rays (And Not Only) Beyond the Arctic Circle

Paola Catapano (CERN, Geneva Switzerland – Head of the Audiovisual Production Service for the CERN Communications Group and Project Leader of Polarquest)

Luisa Cifarelli (University of Bologna, Italy – FIP Chair and past President of the Centro Fermi, Rome, Italy)