Joint Tufts / MIT Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

The seminar rotates between MIT and Tufts. The organizers are Alan Guth (guth@ctp.mit.edu) at MIT, and Alex Vilenkin (vilenkin@cosmos.phy.tufts.edu) at Tufts. These pages are maintained by Ken Olum (kdo@cosmos.phy.tufts.edu)


Seminars — Spring 2015

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

February 17 No seminar

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

March 17 No seminar

March 24 No seminar

March 31 MIT

April 7 Tufts Robert Brandenberger
McGill
Effects of Cosmic String Loops Inside Galaxies Poster
Abstract
April 14 MIT Jason Gallicchio
Chicago
Using quasars or CMB to test Entanglement Poster
Abstract
April 21 Tufts Emil Martinec
Chicago
Title: Quantum Gravity and Inflation -- lessons from 2d toy models Poster
Abstract
April 28 MIT Renee Hlozek
Princeton
Current challenges in CMB cosmology Poster
Abstract
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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