Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 2007



Seminars

Date Speaker Title Options
January 30
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Shri Kulkarni
Caltech
The Space Interferometer Mission: Parallaxes, Planets and More
February 6
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Richard Easther
Yale University
Searching for the End of Gravity's Rainbow: Gravitational Wave Production After Inflation
February 13
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Eugene V. Koonin
NCBI, NIH
Eternal Inflation and the Transition from Chance to Biological Evolution in the History of Life
February 20
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
 
 
February 27
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Marcelo Gleiser
Dartmouth
Oscillons: Properties and Applications of the Lumps that Wouldn't Die
March 6
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
V. Berezinsky
Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Italy
Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays: From Puzzle to Solution
March 13
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Joan Centrella
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Binary Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and Numerical Relativity
March 20
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Eugene Lim
Yale
Large Non-Gaussianities from Single Field Inflation
March 27
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Roni Harnik
Stanford
The Liberal Landscape: From the Weakless Universe to the Causal Entropic Principle
April 3
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Antony Lewis
Cambridge (UK) Institute of Astronomy
The 21cm Power Spectrum from the Dark Ages
April 10
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
No Seminar
April 17
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Oriol Pujolas
New York University
Consistent Lorentz Violation and Domain Walls in Massive Gravity
April 24
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
 
 
May 1
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Stephen Shenker
Stanford
Remarks on Eternal Inflation Measures
May 8
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Abhay Ashtekar
Penn State
Quantum Nature of the Big Bang in the FRW Models
May 15
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
Eiichiro Komatsu
University of Texas
Perturbation Theory Reloaded: Modeling the Power Spectrum in High-Redshift Galaxy Surveys


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.


Last modified: Sunday, September 2, 2007 6:05 pm