Chalk talk archive 2012

Raw date Event date Title Speakers Host Summary Links
20120119 Jan. 19, 2012 Other Things That Bubble Chambers Can Do
20120126 Jan. 26, 2012 Cancelled
20120202 Feb. 2, 2012 Extensions of the Standard Model: Alternatives to SUSY
20120209 Feb. 9, 2012 Quantum Effects during Inflation
20120216 Feb. 16, 2012 What I think I know about Type Ia SN
20120223 Feb. 23, 2012 The Milky Way as a drum - What GAIA can tell us about DM halos around the Galaxy
20120301 March 1, 2012 Light Stops at the LHC *SPECIAL LOCATION: Race Track (WH7X)
20120308 March 8, 2012 Underground Argon Separation with Pressure Swing Absorption
20120315 March 15, 2012 Status of Low Mass WIMPs
20120322 March 22, 2012 Two for the price of one: spontaneous parametric down-conversion
20120329 March 29, 2012 BTFR, MOND, LCDM and other 4-letter words *SPECIAL LOCATION: Race Track (WH7X)
20120405 April 5, 2012 Searching for Stops with an invisible razor
20120412 April 12, 2012 How to take the DES data: through clouds or through bad seeing?
20120419 April 19, 2012 Taming the atmospheric seeing without deformed mirrors: another promise of MKIDS?
20120426 April 26, 2012 Duck! (before that roving blob of dark matter hits your favorite galaxy in the disk)
20120503 May 3, 2012 ReThinking inflation at the TeV scale
20120510 May 10, 2012 My new favorite dark matter model
20120517 May 17, 2012 Latest results from DAMIC
20120524 May 24, 2012 White Dwarfs as Black Bodies
20120531 May 31, 2012 Calibrating the CDMS energy scale
20120607 June 7, 2012 Supernovae and Strongly Lensed QSOs in the DES Wide-Area Survey
20120614 June 14, 2012 Emergent space-time
20120927 Sept. 27, 2012 HR-DECam: thinking about a substantial improvement to DECam's photo-z
20120927 Sept. 27, 2012 HR-DECam: thinking about a substantial improvement to DECam's photo-z
20121004 Oct. 4, 2012 The claims for ~130 GeV gamma-ray line(s) and implications for annihilating dark matter
20121004 Oct. 4, 2012 The claims for ~130 GeV gamma-ray line(s) and implications for annihilating dark matter
20121011 Oct. 11, 2012 Type II's Strike Back!
20121011 Oct. 11, 2012 Type II's Strike Back!
20121018 Oct. 18, 2012 Testing the light dark matter hypothesis with AMS
20121018 Oct. 18, 2012 Testing the light dark matter hypothesis with AMS
20121025 Oct. 25, 2012 Challenges for Telescopes With 'Big' Focal Planes ** SPECIAL LOCATION: Race Track (WH7X) **
20121025 Oct. 25, 2012 Challenges for Telescopes With 'Big' Focal Planes
20121101 Nov. 1, 2012 I hate backgrounds: Surface backgrounds in DEAP and CRESST
20121101 Nov. 1, 2012 I hate backgrounds: Surface backgrounds in DEAP and CRESST
20121108 Nov. 8, 2012 MMC detectors: Using phonons and magnons to find neutrino mass, perform X-ray spectroscopy and more
20121108 Nov. 8, 2012 MMC detectors: Using phonons and magnons to find neutrino mass, perform X-ray spectroscopy and more
20121115 Nov. 15, 2012 Adaptive Optics for the Giant Magellan Telescope
20121115 Nov. 15, 2012 Adaptive Optics for the Giant Magellan Telescope
20121122 Nov. 22, 2012 THANKSGIVING (No Meeting)
20121122 Nov. 22, 2012 Thanksgiving
20121129 Nov. 29, 2012 Global warming in the dark sector: it is also bad there
20121129 Nov. 29, 2012 Global warming in the dark sector: it is also bad there
20121206 Dec. 6, 2012 DAMIC calibration: nuclear recoils in silicon down to 1 keV
20121206 Dec. 6, 2012 DAMIC calibration: nuclear recoils in silicon down to 1 keV