Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 2012


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
January 24
At CfA (Pratt Conference Room, G04), 2:30 pm
Note change of location
Florian Butler
University of Western Australia
The 6dF Galaxy Survey: Baryon Acoustic Oscillations and the Local Hubble Constant
January 31
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Daniel Harlow
Stanford
Eternal Symmetree
February 7
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
No seminar
February 14
At CfA (Pratt Conference Room, G04), 2:30 pm
Note change of location
 
No seminar
February 21
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Vitaly Vanchurin
Stanford
Dynamical Systems of Eternal Inflation
February 28
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
No seminar
March 6
At CfA (Pratt Conference Room, G04), 2:30 pm
Note change of location
 
No seminar
March 13
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Samir Mathur
Ohio State University
The Black Hole Information Paradox and its Resolution
March 20
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
John T. Giblin
Kenyon College / Case Western Reserve University
Cosmological Bubbles and Solitons: A Classic(al) Effect
March 27
At CfA (Pratt Conference Room, G04), 2:30 pm
Note change of location
 
No seminar
April 3
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Eray Sabancilar
Arizona State University
Scalar Particle Radiation from Cosmic String Kinks
April 10
At MIT, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Daniel Grin
Institute for Advanced Study
Do Baryons Trace Dark Matter in the Early Universe? Compensated Isocurvature Perturbations and the Cosmic Microwave Background
April 17
At CfA (Pratt Conference Room, G04), 2:30 pm
Note change of location
Sara Ellison
University of Victoria
Gas Flows in Galaxies: Mergers and Bars
April 24
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Abhay Ashtekar
Pennsylvania State University
A Quantum Gravity Completion of the Inflationary Scenario
May 1
At MIT, 2:30 pm
in the Ayasli Room (6-310)
Note change of location!
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
Lam Hui
Columbia University
Equivalence Principle and Cosmic Acceleration
May 8
At CfA (Pratt Conference Room, G04), 2:30 pm
Note change of location
 
No seminar
May 15
At Tufts, 2:30 pm
Refreshments at 2:00 pm
 
No seminar


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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