The department is located at:
Ångström Laboratory, Polacksbacken, Lägerhyddsvägen 1.
Here's how to find us.
The seminars are available in several formats:
- Web: http://www.physics.uu.se/en/seminars/calendar
- iCal: http://www.physics.uu.se/sv/calendar/all/ical
- RSS-feed: http://www.physics.uu.se/en/seminars/upcoming/rss.xml
Information about Astronomy and Space Physics seminars
- Usual seminar time is Thursday, 14.00 sharp (45 min talk + 15 min discussion)
- Usual seminar room is Hiorters rum, floor 3, house 7
- Group meetings: Planets: Tue 15-16, IRFU: Wed 11-12, Galaxies: Fri 15-16, Stars: Fri 14-15
- Seminars at other Swedish institutes: Stockholm, Lund, Onsala
- Past and present IRFU seminars: 1996-present day
- Comments or inquiries regarding Astronomy and Space Physics seminars should be directed to the
seminar organizers (Andreas Korn and Eric Stempels).
Information about Nuclear and Particle Physics seminars
- Usual seminar time is Thursday, 15.15 (45-50 min talk + 10-15 min discussion)
- Usual seminar room is 12167, floor 2, southern end of house 1
- Comments or inquiries regarding Nuclear and Particle Physics seminars should be directed to the seminar organizer (Andrzej Kupsc and Richard Brenner).
Information about Theoretical Physics seminars
- Usual seminar time is Wednesday, 13.15-14.15
- Usual seminar room is Oseenska rummet, floor 3 house 7
- Past seminars: 2003-
- Comments or inquiries regarding the Theoretical Physics seminars should be directed to the seminar organizer (Thomas Klose)
Information about Applied Nuclear Physics seminars
- Comments or inquiries regarding the Applied Nuclear Physics seminars should be directed to the seminar organizer (Anna Davour)
Information about Materials Theory seminars
- Usual seminar time is Friday, 12.00-12.45
- Usual seminar room is Å80101, floor 0 house 8
- Comments or inquiries regarding the "Materials Theory Friday Seminars" should be directed to the seminar organizer (Sumanta Bhandary)
Senast uppdaterad 2014-05-14 14:14.
Observations of quasars in the 1960s presented the problem of enormous luminosities from almost solar-system spatial scales. Also, radio galaxy lobe energies were found to contain a minimum energy-equivalent mass of up to ~1 x 10^7 Msun. These problems motivated the idea of the collapse of >~1 x 10^8 Msun gas clouds to relativistic sizes.
Superluminal motions studied in the 1980s led to the beam model and the unification by orientation of compact and extended radio sources. Similarly, the optical spectral types were unified through the technique of spectropolarimetry. Since then progress in many areas has been slow. I argue that this can be traced on part of an insufficiently sharp critical faculty, which has caused significant inefficiency in research.