Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 2006


Seminars

Date Speaker Title Options
January 31
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Naoki Yoshida
Nagoya University
Formation of Primordial Proto-stars
February 7
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Natalia Shuhmaher
McGill University
The Heterotic Brane Gas
February 14
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Scott Watson
University of Toronto
Quantum Gravity and the Dark Sector
February 21
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Mark Wyman
Cornell
Networks of Binding Cosmic Superstrings
February 28
At CfA (Pratt Conference Room, G04), 12:30 pm
Note unusual time and place.
Volker Bromm
University of Texas
Star Formation in the Early Universe
March 7
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
Seminar Cancelled
March 14
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Anthony Aguirre
UC Santa Cruz
Cosmological Initial Conditions and Inflation
March 21
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
No Seminar (Confronting Gravity conference, St. Thomas)
March 28
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Takahiro Tanaka
University of Kyoto
Black Hole Escape from Branes
March 30
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 11:00 am
Special Seminar
David Spergel
Princeton University
New Results from WMAP
April 4
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Vitaly Vanchurin
Tufts University
New Cosmic String Simulations and their Implications
April 11
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Ed Turner
Princeton University
Detection Techniques for Extrasolar Planets, Plants and Beaches
April 18
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Francesc Ferrer
Case Western Reserve
Superconducting Cosmic Strings in External Magnetic Fields
April 25
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Hans-Walter Rix
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
To be announced
May 2
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Lam Hui
Columbia University
To be announced
May 9
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Delia Schwartz-Perlov
Tufts
Probabilities in the Multiverse
May 16
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
 
May 23
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
 
May 30
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Eli Waxman
Weizmann Institute of Science
To be announced


Where and when

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars at Tufts or MIT are on Tuesdays at 2:30 pm, and seminars at the CfA are on Tuesdays at 2:00 pm. The seminars at the CfA are also part of the Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC) 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, Fourth Floor, Building NE25,
5 Cambridge Center (Kendall Square, above Legal Seafood Restaurant)
(refreshments are served at 2:00 in the same room)

CfA: Phillips Auditorium, Building D, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge.


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