Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 2010


The seminar rotates between the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, MIT and Tufts. The organizers are Douglas Finkbeiner (dfinkbei@cfa.harvard.edu), Alison Farmer (afarmer@cfa.harvard.edu), and Jonathan R. Pritchard (jpritcha@cfa.harvard.edu) at the CfA, Alan Guth (guth@ctp.mit.edu) at MIT, and Alex Vilenkin (vilenkin@cosmos2.phy.tufts.edu) at Tufts.


Seminars

Date Speaker Title Options
January 26
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Thomas Hertog
APC - Paris
The No-Boundary Measure in the Regime of Eternal Inflation
February 2
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
No Seminar
 
February 9
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Jeremy Tinker
UC Berkeley
Galaxy Formation under the Halo Occupation Ansatz
February 16
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Michael Salem
Tufts
Observable Effects of Anisotropic Bubble Nucleation
February 23
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
No Seminar
 
March 2
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Jaiyul Yoo
ITC/CfA
New Perspective on Galaxy Clustering and Cosmology: General Relativistic Effects
March 9
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Xingang Chen
Cambridge University
Primordial non-Gaussianities and Quasi-Single Field Inflation
March 16
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Benjamin Shlaer
Tufts
Stability in and of de Sitter Space
March 23
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
David Schlegel
LBNL
BOSS and BigBOSS
March 30
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
I-Sheng Yang
Columbia University
Stretched or Sealed, the Fate of Extra Dimensions
April 6
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Surjeet Rajendran
MIT
Gravitational Wave Detection with Atom Interferometry
April 13
At CfA (Pratt Conference Room, G04), 2:30 pm
Note change of location
Licia Verde
ICREA, Barcelona
Future Galaxy Surveys and the Shape of the Power Spectrum
April 20
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Tanmay Vachaspati
Case Western Reserve University
Novel Radiation from Cosmic Strings
April 27
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Mustafa Amin
MIT
Lumps and Bumps in the Early Universe
May 4
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Zeljko Ivezic
U Washington
Reaching for the Sky with SDSS and LSST
May 11
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 Cosman 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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Last modified: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 8:18 am