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Taylor Fest 2018 Schedule

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Location: Dively 202 (Map)

Thursday March 29, 2018

8:30 am Coffee and Registration

9:00 – 9:15 Opening remarks and welcome. President Barbara Snyder.

Session I

9:15 – 10:00 Olle Heinonen (Argonne National Lab)
Fun with nanomagnets
10:00 – 10:45 Gordon Walker (Univ British Columbia)
Buckminster Fuller and a persistent mystery in astrophysics

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break

Session II

11:00 – Noon Michael Fisher (University of Maryland)
Wilson’s Renormalization Group Theory: Ken Wilson as I Knew Him
Noon – 12:45 Michael Hinczewski (CWRU)
Entropic forces in evolution

12:45 – 2:00 Lunch

Session III

2:00 – 2:45 Alexander Vilenkin (Tufts)
Black holes from cosmic inflation
2:45 – 3:30 Michael Mann (Penn State)
Influence of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Planetary Wave Resonance
and Extreme Weather Events

3:30 – 3:45 Coffee Break

Session IV

3:45 – 4:30 Harsh Mathur (CWRU)
Philip Taylor: Life in Science
4:30 – 5:15 Philip Taylor (CWRU)
Laws, equations, principles — the pathway to immortality
5:15 – 5:30 Dean Cyrus Taylor
Closing remarks

Location: Dively 202 (Map)

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