Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Fall 2010


The seminar rotates between the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, MIT and Tufts. The organizers are Alicia Soderberg (asoderberg@cfa.harvard.edu) at the CfA, Alan Guth (guth@ctp.mit.edu) at MIT, and Alex Vilenkin (vilenkin@cosmos.phy.tufts.edu) at Tufts.


Seminars

Date Speaker Title Options
September 14
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Ben Freivogel
MIT
Eternal Inflation Predicts That Time Will End
September 21
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
No seminar this week
 
September 28
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Ue-Li Pen
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
21cm Cosmology
October 5
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
No seminar this week
 
October 12
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Diego Blas
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Non-relativistic Quantum Gravity
October 19
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Martin Bojowald
Pennsylvania State University
To be announced
October 26
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Yin-Zhe Ma
Cambridge University
Testing LCDM Model on Large and Small Cosmic Scales
November 2
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Ted Jacobson
University of Maryland
Gravity, Aether, and Cosmology
November 9
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
David Wiltshire
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Dark Energy from Cosmic Structure
November 16
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Andreas Albrecht
UC Davis
The Clock Ambiguity and the Emergence of Locality and Lorentz Symmetry
November 23
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Max Tegmark
MIT
The Cosmological Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics
November 30
At CfA (Phillips Auditorium), 2:30 pm
Manuela Campanelli
Rochester Institute of Technology
To be announced
December 7
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Cora Dvorkin
KICP Chicago
Model-Independent Constraints on Inflation from the CMB
December 14
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Robert Brandenberger
McGill University
Ghost Condensation and the Matter Bounce Scenario


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.


Send suggestions or comments to guth@ctp.mit.edu.

Last modified: Friday, January 28, 2011 10:25 pm