## Colloquium

Junior and senior physics majors attend our biweekly colloquium series, held on Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 pm in Shanahan B460. The talks are open to all students and to the public, and are frequently attended by scientists from the other Claremont Colleges, Cal Poly Pomona, and others. The series features speakers from a broad range of institutions and fields of physics.
 Sept. 21, 1999 Stephen K. Park, University of California at Riverside Use of Naturally Occurring Low Frequency Electromagnetic Waves for Determination of Feologic Structure May 4, 1999 Paul Kwiat, University of California at Riverside Something Quantum This Way Comes April 20, 1999 Harry Tom, University of California at Riverside What Can Happen in a Few Femtoseconds? April 6, 1999 Henry C. Kapteyn (’83), University of Michigan Ultrashort Light Pulses March 23, 1999 Michael Cross, Caltech Controlling Chaos: Towards Quieting the Beating Heart March 2, 1999 Robert P. Wolf, Harvey Mudd College Boojums and Hyperbolic Hedgehogs: Strange Beauty of Nematic Liquid Crystal Emulsions Feb. 9, 1999 David J. Stevenson, Caltech The Formation of the Earth and the Role of Impacts on the Origin of Life Feb. 2, 1999 James R. Groome, Harvey Mudd College Deactivation Kinetics of Sodium Channels in Skeltal Muscle: Independent or Cooperative Gating? Nov. 24, 1998 Robert Knop (’90), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Measuring the Expansion of the Universe with Supernovae Nov. 19, 1998 Thomas R. Cech, University of Colorado at Boulder Life at the end of the Chromosome: Where Chemistry and Biology Meet Bioinformatics Oct. 27, 1998 Lee Casperson, Portland State University Instabilities and Chaos in Lasers and Other Physics Systems Oct. 13, 1998 Adam S. Landsberg, WM Keck Science Center Disorder and Synchronization in Josephson Junction Arrays Sept. 29, 1998 Chih-Yung Chen, Harvey Mudd College Persistent Photoconductivity in Si :mil:\delta-doped GaAs Sept. 15, 1998 Joseph B. Platt, Harvey Mudd College Ancient Days With Elementary Particles April 21, 1998 Scot Gould, WM Keck Science Center Silk Stalkings: The Mechanics of Spider Silk During Prey Capture