Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 2008


Seminars

Date Speaker Title Options
February 5
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Angela Olinto
University of Chicago
The Origin of the Highest Energy Particles
February 12
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Henry Tye
Cornell University
The Cosmological Constant Problem in the Stringy Landscape
February 19
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Richard Woodard
University of Florida
Interacting Quantum Fields in de Sitter Space
February 26
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Roger Blandford
Stanford/KIPAC
Measurement and Application of Faint "Galaxy" Correlation Function
March 4
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
 
March 11
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Neil Turok
DAMTP, Cambridge University
Quantum Resolution of Cosmological Singularities Using Holography
March 18
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Louie Strigari
UC Irvine
Dark matter, Small-Scale Structure, and Dwarf Galaxies
March 25
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Anthony Aguirre
UC at Santa Cruz
Can We Observe Other Pocket Universes?
April 1
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Xingang Chen
MIT
Characterizing Primordial Bispectra in Single Field Inflation
April 8
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Pappalardo Room, 4-349
Refreshments at 2:00 pm in same room
Joseph Polchinski
UC Santa Barbara
A Matrix Model for Black Hole Thermalization
April 15
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Jose Blanco-Pillado
Tufts
Cosmic Superstring Dynamics
April 22
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Tanmay Vachaspati
Case-Western Reserve
Magnetic Fields, Baryogenesis, and Sparks
April 29
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
 
 
May 6
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Andre Fuzfa
GAMASCO, University of Namur (FUNDP), Belgium
The AWE Hypothesis: A Clue for a Unified Description of Dark Matter and Dark Energy?
May 13
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
 


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.


Last modified: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 10:43 pm