Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 2003


Seminars

Date Speaker Title Options
February 4
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Paul Schechter
MIT
Dark Matters: The Milli- and Micro-lensing of Macro-lensed Quasars
February 11
At Tufts, Anderson 210, 2:30 pm
Note change of room
Refreshments at 2:00 pm in usual room, Robinson 251
Henry Tye
Cornell
Brane Inflation: From Superstring to Cosmic Strings
February 20
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 1:00 pm
Postponed from Feb 18 due to snow
David Spergel
Princeton University
First Results of MAP
February 25
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
No Seminar This Week
March 4
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Lev Kofman
University of Toronto
Inflation and de Sitter Thermodynamics
March 11
At CfA (Gilman Room, Agassiz House, Radcliffe), 2:30 pm
Refreshments after seminar
Larry Ford
Tufts University
What does Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime Have to Say about the Dark Energy?
March 18
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Arttu Rajantie
DAMTP, Cambridge University
Monopoles and Strings from Gauge Theory Phase Transitions
March 25
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
No Seminar This Week
April 1
At CfA (Gilman Room, Agassiz House, Radcliffe), 2:30 pm
Refreshments after seminar
 
 
April 8
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Richard Easther
Columbia University
Brane Gas Cosmology: Asymptotics and Thermodynamics
April 15
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Raphael Bousso
Harvard / Radcliffe / Berkeley
From Gravity to Quantum Mechanics Developments in Cosmological Entropy Bounds
April 22
At CfA (Gilman Room, Agassiz House, Radcliffe), 2:30 pm
Refreshments after seminar
Sean Carroll
University of Chicago
Can the Dark Energy Equation-of-State Parameter w Be Less Than -1?
April 29
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Arthur Lue
Case Western Reserve University
Gravitational Leakage into Extra Dimensions: How the sun can shed light on dark energy
May 6
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Katherine Benson
Emory / Radcliffe
A Closer Look at Hierarchy in Extradimensional Defect Universes
May 13
At CfA (Gilman Room, Agassiz House, Radcliffe), 2:30 pm
Refreshments after seminar
Glennys R. Farrar
New York University
Baryon Asymmetry and Dark Matter
May 20
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Dmitri Levkov
Institute for Nuclear Research, Moscow
Numerical Study of Particle Creation in Tunneling Universe


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