Thursday Cosmology Seminars

Fall 2017

The seminars are held in 574 Boston Avenue, normally at 1:30 P.M. on Thursdays. The organizer is Larry Ford.
Institute of Cosmology
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155
Tel: 617 627 5363
Fax: 617 627 3878

September 21, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Ken Olum Tufts University
Gravitational Waves from Cosmic Strings

October 12, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Jen-Tsung Hsiang Academia Sinica, Taipei
A peek into quantum thermodynamics - from the open-system point of view

October 19, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Masaki Yamada Tufts University
On false vacuum decay catalyzed by black holes

October 26, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Lasma Alberte ICTP Trieste
Relaxing the Cosmological Constant

November 2, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Zurab Berezhiani Gran Sasso (Italy)
On the Origin of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays

November 9, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Heling Deng Tufts University
Primordial Black Hole Formation by Vacuum Bubbles

November 16, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Michael Douglas Stony Brook
Computational Complexity of Cosmology in String Theory

November 30, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Horacio Vieira Tufts University and University of Paraiba, Brazil
Spacetime Geometry Fluctuations and Geodesic Deviation

December 7, 2017 1:30pm, Room 316
Enrico Schiappacasse Tufts University
Axion Dark Matter Clumps: Stability and Astrophysical properties