Joint Tufts / MIT Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

The seminar rotates between MIT and Tufts. The organizers are Alan Guth ( at MIT, and Alex Vilenkin ( at Tufts. These pages are maintained by Ken Olum (

Seminars — Spring 2017

Date Location Speaker Title Links
February 7 Tufts Mark Vogelsberger
Simulations of CDM and Beyond Poster
February 14 MIT No seminar
February 21 Tufts Tomohiro Fujita
The new relationship between inflation and gravitational waves Poster
February 28 MIT Marco Peloso
Dissipation during inflation Poster
March 7 Tufts Andrei Gruzinov
Black Hole Spindown by Light Bosons Poster
March 15 MIT Jean-Luc Lehners
Max-Planck-Institute for Gravitational Physics
Real time quantum cosmology Poster
March 21 No seminar
March 28 No seminar
April 4 Tufts John Donoghue
UMass Amherst

April 11 MIT Evangelos Sfakianakis
University of Illinois
From axion inflation to leptons, baryons and cosmological magnetic fields Poster
April 18 Tufts Aron Wall

April 25 MIT Kurt Hinterbichler
Case Western Reserve

May 2 Tufts

Where and when

Unless otherwise noted, the seminars at both institutions are on Tuesdays at 2:30 pm.

Unless otherwise indicated, the seminars are held at:

TUFTS: 574 Boston Ave, Room 310 (refreshments are served at 2:00, outside room 304)

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)

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