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 2016

Date Location Speaker Title Links
February 2 Tufts Johanna Karouby
From condensed matter to quantum gravity: gravitational Casimir Polder forces between polarizable objects Poster
February 9 MIT

February 16 Tufts Matt Kleban
Inhomogeneous and Anisotropic Cosmology Poster
February 23 MIT

March 1 Tufts

March 8 MIT

March 15 Tufts Mark Trodden
University of Pennsylvania

March 22 No seminar

March 29 MIT

April 5 Tufts

April 12 MIT

April 19 Tufts

April 26 MIT

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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