Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Fall 2007


Seminars

Date Speaker Title Options
September 18
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Shamit Kachru
Stanford University
String Theory and Inflationary Cosmology
September 25
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:00 pm
 
(Adam Riess's talk is unfortunately canceled)
October 2
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Erick Weinberg
Columbia University
Thermal Derivation of the Coleman-De Luccia Tunneling Prescription
--- Rescheduled: Nov 20 ---
October 9

No Seminar
 
October 16
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Steve Allen
Stanford/KIPAC
New Cosmological Constraints from X-ray Studies of Galaxy Clusters
October 23
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Peng Peng Yu
Dartmouth
Observer Dependence of the Quasi-local Energy and Momentum in Schwarzschild Space-time
October 30
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Lorenzo Sorbo
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Cosmology with Pseudo-Nambu-Goldstone Bosons
November 6
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Douglas Finkbeiner
Harvard/CfA
"Exciting" Dark Matter and the 511 KeV Line
November 13
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Scott Watson
University of Michigan
Cosmological Dark Matter and LHC: How Robust is the Connection?
November 20
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Erick Weinberg
Columbia University
Thermal Derivation of the Coleman-De Luccia Tunneling Prescription
November 27
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Rachel Bean
Cornell
Unravelling the Accelerating Universe
December 4
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Leonard Susskind
Stanford
The Census Taker's Hat
December 11
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Nemanja Kaloper
UC Davis
Charting the Landscape of Modified Gravity


Where and when

Unless otherwise noted, the seminars at all three institutions are on Tuesdays at 2:30 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 6C, Room 6C-442
(refreshments are served at 2:00 in the same room)

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


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