Here are some popular and physics presentations that I have given
John G. Cramer
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Physics Talks on Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions:
The DWEF Model: Refractive Distortions of HBT (4,332k) - Invited 25 minute
talk given at the Workshop on Particle Correlations and Femtoscopy (WPCF
2007), Santa Rosa, CA, August 2, 2007.
Solving the RHIC HBT Puzzle (29,044 k) -
1 hour Colloquium on the RHIC HBT Puzzle and its solution given in the University of
Washington Physics Department on February 28, 2004.
Solving the RHIC HBT Puzzle (27,600 k) - 20 minute talk given at the
Plenary Session of the STAR Physics Analysis Meeting on December 5,
- Looking Through the
"Veil of Hadronization": Pion Entropy & PSD at RHIC (1,101k) - 30
minute talk given at the
STAR Collaboration Meeting at Cal Tech, Pasadena, CA, on February 18, 2004.
Interferometry and RHIC Physics (7,302k) - Invited 50 minute talk given
at the IX Mexican Workshop on Particles and Fields, "Beyond the Standard
Model", held at the University of Colima, Colima Mexico,
November 17-22, 2003.
- Pion Entropy
and Phase Space Density at RHIC (1,199k) - Invited 30 minute talk given at the
Technical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland on October 16, 2003.
- Surprises from RHIC
(5,358k) - 1 hour Colloquium on RHIC physics given in the University of
Washington Physics Department on
March 4, 2002.
Physics Talks of Quantum Interpretations and
The UW Nonlocal Communication Experiment (3,675k) - 1 hour lecture presented
to the Summer Session Physics 327 A class, August 14, 2007.
- Reverse Causality
and the Transactional Interpretation (3,022k) - 45 minute
invited paper presented at the AAAS PD Symposium Frontiers of Time,
San Diego University, June 21, 2006, San Diego, CA.
The Quantum Handshake: A Review of the Transactional Interpretation of
Quantum Mechanics (1,890k) - 1 hour invited paper presented at the
Time-Symmetry in Quantum Mechanics Conference, Sydney,
Australia, July 23, 2005.
- The Blind Men and The
Quantum (1,338k) - The First Hal Clement Memorial Lecture, given
at the Boskone 41 Science Fiction Convention, Boston Sheraton Hotel,
February 15, 2004. A 50 minute discussion of quantum paradoxes
and interpretations, with emphasis on new data (The Afshar Experiment)
that appears to falsify the Copenhagen and Many-Worlds Interpretations,
but is consistent with the Transactional Interpretation.
- The Transactional
Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics (1,408k) - 1 hour Colloquium given
to the Georgetown University Physics and Philosopy Departments on
October 2, 2000 in Washington, D.C.
What’s the Matter?: Quantum Physics for Ordinary People (1,825 k) -
A 50 minute lecture on quantum paradoxes and interpretations given at
The Grange, Whallonsburg, NY, April 20, 2011.
Entanglement, Nonlocality, and Back-In-Time Messages (2,104k)
- A 40 minute talk given as the Science Guest of Honor
presentation at Norwescon 33 on April 3, 2010 at the
SeaTac Red Lion Inn.
- Time Travel in Physics and
Science Fiction (2,447k) - A 20 minute talk given to University
of Washington Students
for the "Science at the Movies" program on November 3, 2003, in
connection with showing of the movie Terminator 2.
- Writing “Hard”
Science Fiction: A Personal Account (543k) - A 20 minute talk given to
the Bellevue Rotary Club on May 20, 2003, in Bellevue, Washington.