Google Hangout Seminars

Seminars are organized by Dr. William Slaton (@wslaton) with the Society of Physics Students (@UCAPhysicsClub). Seminars are open to anyone and geared for an undergrad physics/astro audience! Watch and participate via G+ or YouTube links. Follow the twitter hashtag #GHOSeminar for updates / announcements.

2016-2017 Seminar Series:

Seminar Details
Space Launch System 9/23/2016
Ralph Carruth (linkedin)
Space Launch System and our Journey to Mars (web)
YouTube
Tissue Engineering 10/28/2016
Dr. Sung Jin Park (linkedin)
Tissue-engineered soft-robotic stingray (web)
YouTube
TBD 11/11/2016
Dr. Lindley Winslow (web)
Ghostbusting in Real Life: Neutrinos and the Universe
Youtube
TBD 2/10/2017
Dr. Chiara Mingarelli (web)
TBD
YouTube
TBD 2/24/2017
Dr. Christine Corbett Moran (web)
TBD
YouTube

2015-2016 Seminar Series:

The 2015-2016 physics and astronomy seminar series was supported by a grant from the University of Central Arkansas Foundation.
Seminar Details
Extreme Infrasound 9/8/2015
Dr. Milton Garces (@isoundhunter)
Extreme Infrasound (web)
G+ Event / YouTube
The Physics of Invisibility 9/22/2015
Dr. Greg Gbur (@drskyskull)
The Physics of Invisibility (web)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Seeing Atoms with High-Energy Electrons 10/6/2015
Dr. Robert Hovden (@hovden)
Seeing Atoms with High-Energy Electrons (web)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Sound waves, shear waves and micellar fluids 10/20/2015
Dr. Cecille Labuda (@ncpaultrasonics)
Sound waves, shear waves and micellar fluids. (web)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Astrophysics 11/3/2015 (5:30PM Central)
Dr. Sarah Tuttle (@niais)
Building an Instrument to Discover Dark Energy (HETDEX)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Cosmic Dust 11/19/2015 (5:30PM Central)
Dr. David James
Cosmic Dust (IMPACT LAB)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Crystallography 12/1/2015 (5:30PM Central)
Dr. Helen Maynard-Casley (@Helen_E_MC)
Out of this World Crystallography (web)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
TBA 1/19/2016 (5:30PM Central)
Dr. Ming Yi (@ymormy)
Unraveling the Mysteries of Superconductors
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
The Physics of Noisemakers 2/2/2016 (5:30PM Central)
Greg Lyons (@fluidphys)
The Physics of Pyrotechnic Whistles (web)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Exoplanets 2/16/2016 (5:30PM Central)
Dr. Leslie Rogers
The Diversity and Demographics of Distant Rocky Worlds (web)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Plasma Physics 3/1/2016 (5:30PM Central)
Dr. Edward Thomas
Using Dusty Plasmas to Study All Four States of Matter (web)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Near-Earth Asteroids 3/15/2016 (5:30PM Central)
Dr. Michael Busch
Asteroid Radar Astronomy and Space Missions
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)
Astrophysics 4/19/2016 (5:30PM Central)
Dr. Rodolfo Montez (@rudy_phd)
The Death of Sun-like Stars as Seen from Space (web)
(G+ Event) / (YouTube)

2014-2015 Seminar Series:

The 2014-2015 physics and astronomy seminar series is supported by a grant from the University of Central Arkansas Foundation. Seminars are organized by Dr. William Slaton (@wslaton) with the Society of Physics Students (@UCAPhysicsClub). Click on the YouTube links to watch previous seminars.
Seminar Details
The Physics of Bacteria 9/23/2014
Dr. Jane' Kondev
The Physics of Bacteria
G+ Event / YouTube
Mineral Physics 10/14/2014
Dr. Abby Kavner (@mineralphys)
Mineral Physics
G+ Event / YouTube
Space Balloons and Killer Electrons 10/23/2014
Dr. Alexa Halford (@PlasmaNerd )
Space Balloons and Killer Electrons
G+ Event / YouTube
Citizen Science with CosmoQuest 11/4/2014
Dr. Pamela Gay (@starstryder)
Citizen Science with CosmoQuest
G+ Event / YouTube
Rejuvenated Volcanoes 11/11/2011
Dr. Erik Klemetti (@eruptionsblog)
Rejuvenated Volcanoes
G+ Event / YouTube
US Nuclear Energy Policy 11/18/2014
Dr. Jeff Terry (@nuclear94)
US Nuclear Energy Policy
G+ Event / YouTube
Superconductors: Hot vs Cold 12/2/2014
Dr. Makita Phillips (@HeyDrP)
Superconductors: Hot vs Cold
G+ Event / YouTube
ISS Rsearch at NASA 1/13/2015
Dr. Camille Alleyne (@camillelisa)
ISS Rsearch at NASA
G+ Event / YouTube
Hearing the Stars Sing, and Other Astronomical Discoveries with Big Data 1/22/2015
Dr. Keivan Stassun
Hearing the Stars Sing, and Other Astronomical Discoveries with Big Data
G+ Event / YouTube
In Search of Saturation: The Structure of Hadrons at High Energy 1/27/2015
Dr. David Zaslavsky (@ellipsix)
In Search of Saturation: The Structure of Hadrons at High Energy
G+ Event / YouTube
Current Challenges in Cosmic Microwave Background Cosmology 2/3/2015
Dr. Renee Hlozek (@reneehlozek)
Current Challenges in Cosmic Microwave Background Cosmology
G+ Event / YouTube
Craters in Context: Science and History of Impact 2/10/2015
Dr. Meg Rosenburg (@trueanomalies)
Craters in Context: Science and History of Impact
G+ Event / YouTube
Stellar Winds and Mass Loss in the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution 3/5/2015
Nick Hunt-Walker (@nhuntwalker)
Stellar Winds and Mass Loss in the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution
G+ Event / YouTube
Understanding the Nature of Normal Matter 3/12/2015
Dr. Elena Long (@Elena_Long)
Understanding the Nature of Normal Matter
G+ Event / YouTube
Choose Your Own Adventure: Multiplicity of Planets among the Smallest Stars 3/16/2015
Dr. Sarah Ballard (@hubbahubble)
Choose Your Own Adventure: Multiplicity of Planets among the Smallest Stars
G+ Event / YouTube
Tiny heart, Big Controversy: What is the pumping mechanism of the vertebrate embryonic heart? 3/31/2015
Dr. Lindsay Waldrop (@invertenerd)
Tiny heart, Big Controversy: What is the pumping mechanism of the vertebrate embryonic heart?
G+ Event / YouTube
Planetary Radar Astronomy: The Arecibo Story 4/9/2015
Dr. Ed Rivera-Valentin (@PlanetTreky)
Planetary Radar Astronomy: The Arecibo Story
G+ Event / YouTube
Space weather and its impact on our technology-dependent society 4/14/2015
Dr. Brett Carter (@DrBrettCarter)
Space weather and its impact on our technology-dependent society
G+ Event / YouTube

Pioneer Google Hangout Seminar Speakers

These brave souls were our first Google Hangout Seminar Speakers!

Date & Time Presenter (twitter) Speciality/Topic/Title YouTube
4/15/2014 Dr. Krystle McLaughlin
(@biophyskrys)
Stopping the Relaxosome Complex: Aiding and Abetting the Transmission of Antibiotic Resistant Genes YouTube
11/21/2013 Dr. Sarah Horst
(@PlanetDr)
Titan as Prebiotic Chemical System YouTube
11/14/2013 Dr. Matthew Francis
(@DrMRFrancis)
Gravity: A Love Story YouTube
11/8/2013 Dr. Katherine Mack
(@AstroKatie)
Dark Matter YouTube
4/23/2013 Dr. Phil Metzger
(@DrPhiltill)
The Coming Revolution of Industry in Space YouTube
3/12/2013 Dr. Jason Hattrick-Simpers
(@jae3goals)
Energy Seminar YouTube
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