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 2015

Date Location Speaker Title Links
February 3 Tufts Andrew Long
Arizona State University
Particle Production from Cosmic Strings Poster
February 10 No seminar

February 17 No seminar

February 24 MIT Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
Condensed Matter to Cosmology: Axions and Inflatons in the Early Universe Poster
March 3 Tufts Gia Dvali
Quantum corpuscular structure of geometry Poster
March 10 MIT

March 17 No seminar

March 24 No seminar

March 31 MIT

April 7 Tufts Robert Brandenberger
Effects of Cosmic String Loops Inside Galaxies Poster
April 14 MIT

April 21 Tufts Emil Martinec

April 28 MIT

May 5 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: 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)

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