Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 2005



Seminars

Date Speaker Title Options
February 1
At CfA (Pratt Conference room), 12:30 pm, NOTE SPECIAL TIME AND PLACE
Zoltan Haiman
Columbia University
Constraining Cosmological Parameters with Galaxy Cluster Surveys
February 8
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Horace Stoica
McGill University
Brane inflation and Defect Production
February 15
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Richard Easther
Yale University
Can Cosmology Test String Theory?
February 22
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Jordi Miralda-Escude
Ohio State University
A new model for quasars and the M-sigma relation
March 1
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Rudy Schild
Harvard-Smithsonian, CfA
The Q0957 Cosmic string Candidate and Other Related Brightness Anomalies
March 8
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Ruth A. Daly
Penn State University
Direct Determinations of the Expansion and Acceleration History of the Universe
March 15
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Gil Holder
McGill University
Mining the holes in the sky: prospects for SZ surveys
March 29
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Ken D. Olum
Tufts University
Conflict between anthropic reasoning and observation
April 5
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Robert R. Caldwell
Dartmouth College
Some Dark Energy Scalar Fields
April 12
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm

TALK CANCELED
April 19
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Cumrun Vafa
Harvard University
Hartle-Hawking Wave function and String Theory
April 26
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Seth Hoedl
University of Washington
The Eot-Wash Axion Search
May 3
At CfA (Pratt Conference room), 12:30 pm, NOTE SPECIAL TIME AND PLACE
Justin Khoury
MIT
Ekpyrotic/Cyclic Cosmology
May 10
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm

TALK CANCELED
May 17
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Rachel Bean
Princeton University
Dark Insights from Light - Addressing Different Perspectives on Dark Energy


Where and when

All Seminars are on Tuesdays at 2:30 pm. The seminars at the CfA are also part of the Theoretical Astrophysics Division Seminar series.

Unless otherwise indicated, the seminars are held at:

TUFTS: Robinson Hall, Room 250
(refreshments are served at 2:00 in the Knipp library, Robinson Hall, 2nd floor)

MIT: Center for Theoretical Physics Seminar Room, Third Floor, Building 6, MIT
(refreshments are served at 2:00 in the same room)

CfA: Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge.

Last modified: Tuesday, September 4, 2007 7:13 pm