Events

Thursday,
December 1, 2022
2:30pm

 

NPAC Forum: Title TBD

Talk • Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison
Eric Charles, SLAC, will be giving a talk, title TBD, on Thursday, December 1, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Ke Fang and begins at 2:30pm in Room 4274 Chamberlin Hall.

Thursday, November 3, 2022
1:00pm

 

IceCube Webinar

Panel Discussion • Discovery Building, UW–Madison

Join us to hear exciting IceCube results!
Thursday, November 3, 1:00 – 2:00 pm U.S. CDT

(Note: Daylight Saving Time ends the following Sunday, November 6, 2022, in the United States and Canada.)

In person:
H.F. DeLuca Forum at the Discovery Building
330 N. Orchard St
Madison, WI 53715

Online:
Zoom link – https://wipac-science.zoom.us/j/92343278530
YouTube live stream – https://youtu.be/0_xg3FSvRz4

Friday, October 28, 2022
3:30pm

 

Physics Department Colloquium: The seemingly-anomalous magnetic moment of the muon

Talk • Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison
Glennys Farrar, NYU, will be giving a talk, “The seemingly-anomalous magnetic moment of the muon – a novel reconciliation with the Standard Model and connection with Dark Matter,” on Friday, October 21, as part of the Physics Department Colloquium. The talk is hosted by Prof. Lu Lu and will be held at 3:30pm in Room 2241 of Chamberlin Hall.

Friday,
October 28, 2022
2:00pm

 

NPAC Forum: Powerful Indirect Constraints on the Origins of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays

Talk • Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison
Glennys Farrar, NYU, will be giving a talk, “Powerful Indirect Constraints on the Origins of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays,” on Friday, October 28, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Lu Lu and will be held in Room 4274 of Chamberlin Hall beginning at 2:00pm.

Friday, October 21, 2022
3:30pm

 

Physics Department Colloquium: Shocking New Insights into Novae

Talk • Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison
Brian Metzger, Columbia University & CCA Flatiron Institute, will be giving a talk, “Shocking New Insights into Novae,” on Friday, October 21, as part of the Physics Department Colloquium. The talk is hosted by Prof. Justin Vandenbroucke and will be held at 3:30pm in Room 2241 of Chamberlin Hall.

Wednesday and Saturday,
October 12 and 15, 2022
10:00am to 1:00pm

 

Wisconsin Science Festival

Outreach • Discovery Building, UW–Madison
WIPAC will be participating in the 2022 Wisconsin Science Festival, a weeklong event featuring activities throughout the state of Wisconsin geared toward people of all ages. We will have have an exploration station at the UW–Madison Discovery Building on Wednesday, October 12 and Saturday, October 15 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Come and join us!

For more information, visit the Wisconsin Science Festival website.

Friday,
October 14, 2022
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Science on the Square

Outreach • 100 Block of State Street
Come to “Science on the Square,” a science-themed event held in coordination with the Madison Night Market, providing a unique way to explore hands-on science activities while also supporting local businesses and vendors. Visit WIPAC’s station in front of Teddywedgers to learn about the world neutrinos and astroparticle physics. “Science on the Square” runs from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

Thursday,
September 29, 2022
2:30pm

NPAC Forum: Tau Appearance from High-Energy Neutrino Interactions

Talk • Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison
Alfonso Garcia, Harvard University, will be giving a talk, “Tau Appearance from High-Energy Neutrino Interactions,” on Thursday, September 29, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Lu Lu and will be held in Room 4274 of Chamberlin Hall beginning at 2:30.

Thursday,
September 22, 2022
7:00pm

Public talk by IceCube winterovers: “13 Months Below Zero”

Talk • Great Hall, Memorial Union
Ever wonder what it’s like to work and live in one of the harshest environments on Earth? Hear a firsthand report from Martin Wolf and Josh Veitch-Michaelis, who spent a year at the South Pole. As winterovers, they were responsible for keeping the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a unique telescope that searches for nearly invisible cosmic messengers, up and running 24/7. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Thursday, September 8, 2022
2:30pm

NPAC Forum: Light at the end of the tunnel: Astrophysical searches for axion-like particles in gamma-ray energies

Talk • Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison
Milena S. Crnogorcevic, University of Maryland, will be giving a talk, “Light at the end of the tunnel: Astrophysical searches for axion-like particles in gamma-ray energies,” on Thursday, September 8, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Ke Fang and will be held in Room 4274 of Chamberlin Hall beginning at 2:30.

Thursday, July 14, 2022
2:30pm to 3:30pm

NPAC Forum: Recent results from KM3NeT neutrino telescope at the Mediterranean sea

Talk • Virtual
Rodri Gracia, ECAP/ University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, will be giving a talk, “Recent results from KM3NeT neutrino telescope at the Mediterranean sea,” on Thursday, July 14, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Lu Lu and will be presented via Zoom beginning at 2:30.

Thursday, July 7, 2022
2:30pm to 3:30pm

NPAC Forum: Imprints of Lorentz Violation in Neutrino Oscillation Experiments

Talk
Sanjib Kumar Agarwalla, Institute of Physics, Sainik School Post, India, will be giving a talk, “Imprints of Lorentz Violation in Neutrino Oscillation Experiments,” on Thursday, July 7, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Francis Halzen and will be held in Room 4272 of Chamberlin Hall beginning at 2:30.

Thursday, June 9, 2022
2:30pm to 3:30pm

NPAC Forum: Measuring the neutrino-nucleon cross section at ultra-high energies: detailed forecasts for IceCube-Gen2

Talk • Virtual
Mauricio Bustamante, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, will be giving a talk, “Measuring the neutrino-nucleon cross section at ultra-high energies: detailed forecasts for IceCube-Gen2,” on Thursday, June 9, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Lu Lu and will be presented via Zoom beginning at 2:30.

Thursday, June 2, 2022
2:30pm to 3:30pm

NPAC Forum: Impact of intrinsic charm in the nucleon and gluon saturation effects on the prompt atmospheric neutrino flux for IceCube

Talk • Virtual
Rafał Maciuła, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, will be giving a talk, “Impact of intrinsic charm in the nucleon and gluon saturation effects on the prompt atmospheric neutrino flux for IceCube,” on Thursday, June 2, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Lu Lu and will be presented via Zoom beginning at 2:30.

Saturday, April 9, 2022
9:30am to 4:00pm

WIPAC at UW Science Expeditions and Physics Fair

Outreach Event • Discovery & Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison
WIPAC will be participating in the 2022 UW–Madison Science Expeditions, a family-friendly, campus-wide open house held each spring, as well as the UW Physics Fair, held this year on April 9. We will have two locations on Saturday, April 9—an exploration station at Discovery building from 9:30am to 12:30pm and an outreach station in Chamberlin Hall from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Please join us!

For more information on either program, visit their websites:  Science Expeditions and Physics Fair.

Friday, March 25 2022
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Physics Department Colloquium: Exploring cosmology with the South Pole Telescope

Talk
Amy Bender, Argonne National Laboratory, will be giving a talk, “Exploring cosmology with the South Pole Telescope,” on Friday, March 25, as part of the Physics Department Colloquium. The talk is hosted by Prof. Albrecht Karle and will be held in Room 2103 of Chamberlin Hall.

Thursday, February 3, 2022
2:30pm to 3:30pm

NPAC Forum: Recent Results from MicroBooNE Addressing the MiniBooNE Anomaly Using Deep-Learning-Based Reconstruction

Talk
Lauren Yates, Fermilab, will be giving a talk, “Recent Results from MicroBooNE Addressing the MiniBooNE Anomaly Using Deep-Learning-Based Reconstruction,” on Thursday,  February 3, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Lu Lu and will be held in Room 4274 of Chamberlin Hall.

Thursday, December 16, 2021
2:30pm to 3:30pm

NPAC Forum: Recent updates on modelling neutrinos, photons and UHECRs

Talk • Virtual
Rafael Alves Batista, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, will be giving a talk, “Recent updates on modelling neutrinos, photons and UHECRs,” on Thursday,  December 16, as part of the NPAC Forum. The talk is hosted by Prof. Ke Fangand will be presented on Zoom, beginning at 2:30 pm.

Friday, November 19, 2021
12:05pm to 1:05pm

Graduate Introductory Seminar: Cosmic neutrinos with IceCube – results and future steps

Talk • Chamberlin Hall, UW–Madison
WIPAC faculty member, Prof. Albrecht Karle, will give a talk, “Cosmic neutrinos with IceCube – results and future steps,” as part of the Physics Department Graduate Introductory Seminar. The talk will be held on Friday, November 19, beginning at 12:05 pm in Room 2241 of Chamberlin Hall.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
7:00pm to 8:15pm

WN@TL: “Celebrating Cosmic Rays on the 10th International Cosmic Day”

Outreach Event • UW Biotechnology Center
Paolo Desiati, senior scientist at WIPAC, will be giving a talk, “Celebrating Cosmic Rays on the 10th International Cosmic Day,” as part of UW–Madison’s Wednesday Nite @ The Lab series.  For more information about the talk or the venue, visit the WN@TL website.  This activity is held as part of the 10th anniversary celebration of International Cosmic Day

Thursday, October 28, 2021
2:00pm to 4:00pm

HEAD Frontier Seminar: Detection of TeV gamma rays from the Crab Nebula with an innovative telescope designed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array

Talk • Virtual
Leslie Taylor, UW–Madison Department of Physics, will be giving a talk titled “Detection of TeV gamma rays from the Crab Nebula with an innovative telescope designed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array” at the next HEAD Frontier Seminar.  The seminar will include three talks in total and will be presented virtually on Thursday, October 28, 1:00pm EDT (17:00 UTC).  For talk abstracts and further information, visit HEAD Seminars.

Friday, October 22, 2021
12:05pm to 1:05pm

Graduate Introductory Seminar: Linking the theory and observation of astroparticles

Talk • Chamberlain Hall, UW–Madison
WIPAC faculty member, Prof. Ke Fang, will give a talk, “Linking the theory and observation of astroparticles,” as part of the Physics Department Graduate Introductory Seminar. The talk will be held on Friday, October 22, beginning at 12:05 pm in Room 2241 of Chamberlin Hall.

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