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 Mark Hertzberg Mark.Hertzberg@tufts.edu and Alex Vilenkin (vilenkin@cosmos.phy.tufts.edu) at Tufts. These pages are maintained by Ken Olum (kdo@cosmos.phy.tufts.edu)


Seminars — Spring 2019

Date Location Speaker Title Links
February 5 Tufts Masaki Yamada
Tufts
Thermalization process and dark matter production in the reheating era Poster
Abstract
February 12 MIT Stephon Alexander
Brown
Where is the cosmological constant hiding? Poster
Abstract
February 19
Special time: 2:00 p.m.
Harvard
Joint with Joint Harvard/MIT
Particle Theory Seminar
Raphael Flauger
UCSD
B-modes from the Early Universe and the Milky Way Poster
Abstract
February 26 MIT Juan Maldacena
IAS
The simplicity of two dimensional nearly AdS$_2$ or dS$_2$ gravity and its connection to four dimensional physics. Poster
Abstract
March 5 Tufts Yuri Levin
Flatiron Institute
Fun with black holes Poster
Abstract
March 12 MIT Frederik Denef
Columbia

March 19 No seminar
March 26 No seminar
April 2 Tufts
April 9 MIT Matias Zaldarriaga
Princeton

April 16 Tufts Francis Halzen
Wisconsin
IceCube: Opening a New Window on the Universe from the South Pole. Poster
Abstract
April 23 MIT Marco Scalisi
KU Leuven

April 30 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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