Events Archive

Special Event


Thu, Nov 25, 2021, 8:16 am

PRISM/PCCM SEMINAR SERIES Sept. 15 12 pm: Epitaxy, Exfoliation, and Strain-Induced Magnetism in Rippled Heusler Membranes

Wed, Sep 15, 2021, 12:00 pm

Please join us Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at 12:00 noon in the Bowen Hall Auditorium for the next seminar of the PRISM/PCCM Fall ’21 Seminar Series featuring Prof. Jason Kawasaki of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 
A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.


Dicke Symposium

Sat, Sep 11, 2021, 9:00 am

Dicke Symposium

Fri, Sep 10, 2021, 9:00 am

Reunion event - Blasts from the Past: PU Physics Highlights 2016-2021

Fri, May 21, 2021, 4:30 pm





Holiday Lecture: A Materials Wonderland - A Celebration of How Materials Science Makes Our Holidays Fun

Sat, Dec 12, 2020, 1:00 pm

Join us at 1:00 p.m. (ET), SaturdayDecember 12, 2020, for PCCM's annual Holiday Lecture: 
A Materials Wonderland: A Celebration of How Materials Science Makes Our Holidays Fun

Audience: A free lecture open to the public.

Physics Recital - to be rescheduled

Thu, Apr 2, 2020, 7:00 pm
Audience: A free lecture open to the public.

Memorial Service for Professor Steven Gubser

Sat, Sep 14, 2019, 10:00 am

Please join us for a celebration of life for Professor Steven Gubser.


The Princeton University Chapel
10:00 am


Audience: Open to all

Town Hall Meeting

Fri, May 10, 2019, 11:00 am

Physics & Astrophysics Mixer 2019

Wed, May 8, 2019, 5:00 pm
Undergraduate Women in Physics & Women in Physics Present  Physics and Astrophysics Mixer 2019


Come enjoy delicious appetizers and good conversation with students, faculty, postdocs, and staff in the physics and astrophysics departments!



Our Universe: An Astronomer’s Guide - Jo Dunkley

Wed, May 1, 2019, 6:00 pm

Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a teacher and writer in this lively and exceptionally clear introduction to the structure and history of the universe and its enduring mysteries. Please join us. Full event details.


The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of Matter, Paul Steinhardt

Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 6:00 pm

We invite you out to hear about one of the most fascinating scientific detective stories of the last fifty years, an exciting quest for a new form of matter. This story is like James Gleick’s Chaos combined with an Indiana Jones adventure. Full event details.


Physics Department Recital

Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 7:00 pm

The Gravity Initiative Spring Conference | Weak Gravity and Cosmic Censorship: Conjectures and Connections

Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 8:15 am to Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 4:00 pm

Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS; Oscar Campos Dias, University of Southampton, Mihalis Dafermos, Princeton; Frederik Denef, Columbia; Roberto Emparan, University of Barcelona; Isabel Garcia Garcia, UCSB; Gary Horowitz, UCSB; Jonathan Luk, Stanford; Hirosi Ooguri, CALTECH; Matt Reece, Harvard; Tom Rudelius, IAS; Ed...

The Gravity Initiative Inaugural Meeting | PCTS Fourth Floor

Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 9:00 am

The Princeton Gravity Initiative was founded to elevate local research exploring the mysteries of gravity across the disciplines of mathematics, physics and astrophysics.

Celebration of Frank Calaprice

Sat, Dec 15, 2018, 9:00 am


9:00                      Arrive

9:30-10:30           Art McDonald, Queen's University & Aksel Halling, University of Alberta

10:30-11:00         Coffee break

Gravity Initiative Seminar, Eliu Huerta (UIUC) "Frontiers in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics: Harnessing the Data Revolution with Gravitational Wave Astrophysics and Large Scale Astronomical Surveys"

Wed, Nov 14, 2018, 2:30 pm

Abstract: The convergence of gravitational wave astrophysics, large scale astronomical surveys, deep learning and large scale computing provide an emergent paradigm to fully realize Multi-Messenger Astrophysics.

Physics Pumpkin Toss 2018!

Fri, Oct 26, 2018, 3:30 pm
AND THE WINNER IS...         
Congratulations to the Physics Undergrads who scored three perfect "10" pointers to sweep the competition! 
Audience: Free and open to the public

Evnin Public Lecture - Nergis Mavalvala, MIT

Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 7:00 pm

The Evnin Lectures were established with a gift from Anthony B. Evnin '62 to promote a broader and deeper understanding of the critical roles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in all aspects of human endeavor.


CMB Cosmology for Kids!

Sat, Sep 8, 2018, 10:00 am

Come make speakers, play with polarizers, take cool thermal images, and learn why and how scientists take their telescopes to the edges of the world to the beginning of the universe!