Joint Tufts / CfA / MIT
Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 1999

Seminars:

January 26, 1999: Raman Sundrum, Boston University
The Cosmological Constant Problem and Graviton Compositeness
At Tufts, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

February 2, 1999: No Seminar

February 9, 1999: David Goldberg, Princeton University
The Cosmic Microwave Bispectrum
At CfA, 12:30 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

February 16, 1999 Ken D. Olum, Tufts University
Simulation and Analysis of Cosmic String Cusps
At Tufts, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

February 23, 1999 Alexander Vilenkin, Tufts University
Predictability Crisis in Inflationary Cosmology and its Resolution
At MIT, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

March 2, 1999 Marco Spaans, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Grand Unification: Cosmology and the Role of Topology
At CfA, 12:30 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

March 9, 1999 Mario Livio, Space Telescope Science Institute
How Rare Are Extraterrestrial Civilizations and When did They Emerge?
SEMINAR CANCELLED DUE TO TRAVEL PROBLEMS: Rescheduled for May 11, 1999.
For abstract, click here.

March 16, 1999 David Lowe, Brown University
Holography for Cosmologists
At MIT, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

March 23, 1999: No Seminar

March 30, 1999: James Cronin, Enrico Fermi Institute, The University of Chicago
Cosmic Rays Above the GZK Cutoff
At Tufts, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

April 6, 1999: No Seminar, to avoid conflict with the memorial service for Kenneth Johnson from 3 - 5 pm.

April 13, 1999: No Cosmology Seminar, to avoid conflict with the seminar by Frank Shu at the CfA

April 20, 1999: Bruce Bassett, Oxford University
Inflationary Preheating and the Cosmic Microwave Background
At Tufts, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

April 27, 1999: Mark Trodden, Case Western Reserve University
What Does Cosmic Homogeneity Tell Us about the Early Universe?
At MIT, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.

May 4, 1999: No Seminar

May 11, 1999 Mario Livio, Space Telescope Science Institute
How Rare Are Extraterrestrial Civilizations and When did They Emerge?
At Tufts, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

May 11, 1999, also of interest:
Maurice van Putten, MIT
"Superradiance in a Torus Magnetosphere around a Black Hole"
At CfA, 12:30 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

May 18, 1999: Lam Hui, Fermilab
The Lyman-alpha Forest and Cosmology
At MIT, 2:30 p.m., refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
For abstract, click here.

MONDAY May 24, 1999: Christoph Schmid, ETH Zurich
Generation of Magnetic Fields during Inflation
At CfA, 12:30 p.m., in Phillips Auditorium
For abstract, click here.

May 25, 1999: Amri Wandel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Probing AGN Black Holes
At CfA, 12:30 p.m.

May 25, 1999, also of interest:
Gabriele Veneziano, CERN
"Pre-Big Bang Cosmology: An Update"
At Brandeis, Physics Building, Room 229, 1:30 p.m.


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