Colloquia

Colloquia 2020

  • 24.06.2020 Viola Priesemann (Max Planck Institute): Phase transitions in complex systems: Shaping information flow in neural networks and changing the spreading dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 (Remote Colloquium)
  • 19.06.2020 Mogens Høgh Jensen (NBI): Chaos in Cells (Remote Colloquium)
  • 12.06.2020 Michel Janssen (University of Minnesota): Drawing the line between kinematics and dynamics in special relativity and in quantum mechanics (Remote Colloquium)
  • 29.05.2020 Darach Watson (DAWN): The cosmic origin of the rapid neutron capture elements (Remote Colloquium)
  • 22.05.2020 Kim Sneppen (NBI): Facts and failures in models of Covid-19 (Remote Colloquium)
  • 15.05.2020 Troels Haugbølle (NBI): Changes in the Eternal Heavens (Remote Colloquium)
  • 01.05.2020 Evert van Nieuwenburg (NBIA): Physics with Machine Learning and Quantum Games on top (Remote Colloquium)
  • 24.04.2020 Mark Rudner (NBIA): Dynamical Quantum Materials (Remote Colloquium)
  • 17.04.2020 Johan Samsing (NBIA): Probing the Origin of Black Hole Merger (Remote Colloquium)
  • 21.02.2020 Jacques Prost (Institut Curie, Paris): A physical approach to cells and tissues
  • 07.02.2020 Brian Møller Andersen (NBI): Superconductivity 2020
  • 17.01.2020 Leonardo Fallani (Univ. of Firenze): Synthetic quantum systems with multi-component atoms

Colloquia 2019

  • 18.12.2019 Chris Sander (Harvard Medical School): Computational models of cell biology inspired by physics
  • 29.11.2019 Melvyn Davies (Lund): The Astrophysics of Stellar Clusters
  • 15.11.2019 Masaru Shibata (Max Planck and Kyoto): Neutron-star mergers and numerical relativity
  • 06.11.2019 Charles H. Bennett (IBM Research): What Math and Physics can do help combat fake videos
  • 01.11.2019 Andreas Albrecht (University of California-Davis): Origin of probabilities and their application to the multiverse
  • 11.10.2019 Ole Mouritsen (University of Copenhagen): What is gastrophysics?
  • 27.09.2019 Raul Rabadan (Columbia University): An Introduction to Cancer Genomics
  • 20.09.2019 Jes Jørgensen (NBI): The complex chemistry of young stars
  • 13.09.2019 Amin Doostmohammadi (NBIA): Active Self-organizing Matter
  • 06.09.2019 Marianne Vestergaard (NBI): Supermassive black holes and their galaxies - or why astrophysicists are excited about the new EHT results and capabilities
  • 23.08.2019 Paul Ho (ASIAA): First Direct Image of a Black Hole
  • 16.08.2019 Nigel Goldenfeld (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign): Stochastic Turing patterns in the biosphere: from brains to biofilms
  • 09.08.2019 Angela Olinto (University of Chicago): Space Observatories of the Highest Energy Particles
  • 07.06.2019 Cornelis Dullemond (University of Heidelberg): The Structure of Planet Formation
  • 14.06.2019 Irene Tamborra (NBIA): The Ghostly Messengers of the High Energy Universe
  • 24.05.2019 Rubina Raja (University of Aarhus):  High Definition Archaeology and Historical Narratives. The Case of the Decapolis City of Gerasa.
  • 10.05.2019 Tine Jess (The State Serum Institute of Denmark ): Big Data and Algorithms for Precision Medicine
  • 26.04.2019 Jacob Bourjaily (NBIA): The Surprising Simplicity of Scattering Amplitudes
  • 12.04.2019 Graham Farmelo (Churchill College, Cambridge): The Universe Speaks in Numbers
  • 29.04.2019 Kresten Lindorff (Department of Biology, Copenhagen Biocenter, University of Copenhagen): "From protein folding to diagnosing genetic diseases using computational models"
  • 22.03.2019 Eugene Polzik (NBI): Measurements beyond the standard quantum limit
  • 15.03.2019 Thomas Tauris (University of Aarhus): Neutron Stars, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves
  • 08.03.2019 Tom Gilbert (University of Copenhagen): Does our understanding of how life works need tweaking?
  • 01.03.2019 David J.T. Sumpter (Uppsala University): From fish schools to football teamwork
  • 22.02.2019 Therese Graversen (Department of Mathematical Sciences, KU): "Statistical sleuthing in criminal cases"
  • 08.02.2019 Sune Toft (NBI): "Cosmic Dawn"
  • 01.02.2019 Kim Sneppen (NBI): "Explaining Development of Biological Form as a Consequence of Cell Polarity"

Past Colloquia

  • 17.08.2018 Gerard 't Hooft (Utrecht University): "The quantization of black holes and its impact on particle physics and general relativity"
  • 01.06.2018 Eric Siggia (Rockefeller): "Exploring embryonic patterning with colonies of human embryonic stem cells"
  • 25.05.2018 Poul Erik Lindelof (NBI): "Applying Modern Physics to Archaeology"
  • 18.05.2018 Charles Bennett (IBM): "Is there such a thing as private information?"
  • 09.02.2018 Peter Ditlevsen (NBI): "Predictability in weather and climate problems: a tale of many timescales"
  • 20.11.2017  Eli Waxman (Weizmann): "High energy neutrino astronomy: What have we learned?"
  • 03.11.2017 Jim Cline (McGill University): "Is there a multiverse?"
  • 25.09.2017 L. Mahadevan (Harvard University): “Morphogenesis: geometry, physics and biology”
  • 23.08.2017 Andrew Strominger (Harvard University): "Soft Hair on Black Holes"
  • 21.04.2017 Anja Boisen (DTU Nanotach): "Micro- and Nanostructures for Oral Drug Delivery and Sensing"
  • 03.03.2017 Albert Gjedde (University of Copenhagen): "Learning by doing: Neuroimaging of sensation-seeking as learned behavioral addiction"
  • 25.11.2016 Frank Wilczek (MIT): “Augmenting Reality: Axions, Anyons, and Entangled Histories”
  • 21.10.2016   Roger Penrose (Oxford University): “Fashion, Faith and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe”
  • 13.06.2016   Marek Abramowicz (Gothenburg University): “Gravitational wave theory: the history”
  • 15.04.2016  Chris Llewellyn-Smith (Oxford University): “Can Future Energy Needs be Met Sustainably?”
  • 11.03.2016  Martin Kalinowski (CTBTO): “The International Monitoring System – Scanning the Earth for Possible Signals from Nuclear Explosions”
  • 02.10.2015  Katherine Freese (University of Michigan and NORDITA, Stockholm): “Inflationary Cosmology in Light of Cosmic Microwave Background Data”
  • 25.09.2015  Mikkel Thorup (Department of Computer Science, KU): “What is the Maximum Overhang for a Stack of n Blocks?”
  • 31.07.2015  Jack Lissauer (NASA Ames): “Kepler's Multiple Planet Systems”
  • 19.06.2015  Antti-Pekka Jauho (DTU Nanotech): “Nanostructuring graphene: moving from ideas to practical applications”
  • 07.05.2015  Barry Simon (Caltech): “Singular Eigenvalue Perturbation Theory”
  • 20.03.2015  Peter Landrock (Cryptomathic): “Classical Cryptography”
  • 20.02.2015  Kelvin Richards (University of Hawaii): “Turbulence in the Natural Environment”
  • 06.02.2015  Martin Bizzarro (StarPlan, Natural History Museum of Denmark): “Mass transport regimes in the solar protoplanetary disk - insights from meteorites and their components”
  • 28.11.2014  Anvar Shukurov (Newcastle University): “The Neolithic revolution: The spread of incipient farming across Eurasia, its significance and mathematical interpretation”
  • 14.11.2014  Birger Schmitz (Lund University): “What can 50 tons of rock and 100,000 litres of hydrochloric acid tell us?”
  • 29.08.2014  Michael B. Green (Cambridge University): “The Scope of String Theory”
  • 09.05.2014  Peter Latham (University College London): “Neuroscience from a physicist's perspective”
  • 04.04.2014  Kim Sneppen (NBI): “How can biodiversity be maintained?”
  • 28.02.2014  Marc Barthélémy (CEA-Saclay): “How cities develop: a physicist's perspective”
  • 06.12.2013  Julia Collins (University of Edinburgh): “A Knot's Tale : Three great men, two smoking boxes, one brilliant wrong idea…”
  • 15.11.2013  Ramin Golestanian (University of Oxford): “Making Living Matter from the bottom up”
  • 11.10.2013  Jan Heinemeier (Aarhus University): “How accelerators, carbon-14 and stable isotopes reveal news of past and present: Age of archaeological materials, tissue and wine”
  • 22.08.2013  Itamar Procaccia: “Numbers in Nature, Art and Architecture”
  • 14.06.2013  Michael Nauenberg: “Teaching Natural Philosophy (Physics) in the Age of Enlightenment”
  • 17.05.2013  David Nelson (Harvard and NBIA): “Defects on Cylinders:  Bacterial Cell Walls and Superfluid Helium Films”
  • 09.04.2013  Klaus von Klitzing (MPI Stuttgart): “Physics and applications of the quantum Hall effect”
  • 23.11.2012  Marie Louise Nosch (University of Copenhagen): “What ancient textiles tell us about cultures”
  • 09.11.2012  Gordon Semenoff (University of British Columbia): “The Relativistic World of Graphene”
  • 10.10.2012  David Gross (KITP, Santa Barbara): “A Century of Quantum Mechanics”
  • 22.08.2012  J. Richard Bond (Toronto): “Probing the Cosmic Information in Early and Late Universe Physics”
  • 08.07.2012  Roger Penrose (Oxford): “Conformal Cyclic Cosmology: Its Dynamical Equations and Observational Status”
  • 30.03.2012  Tsvi Piran (Hebrew University, Jerusalem): “The Origin of Cosmic Fireworks”
  • 20.01.2012  Susan Stipp (Copenhagen U.): “More oil, less CO2, cleaner water, how organisms make shells and the secrets of nature at the nanoscale”
  • 25.11.2011  Charles Marcus (Harvard & NBIA): “Decoupling a spin qubit from a noisy environment”