Joint Tufts / MIT Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

The seminar rotates between MIT and Tufts. MIT seminars are organized by Sarah Geller (sgeller at mit edu), David Kaiser (dikaiser at mit edu), and Alan Guth (guth at ctp mit edu). Tufts seminars are organized by Mark Hertzberg (Mark.Hertzberg at tufts edu) and Alex Vilenkin (vilenkin at cosmos phy tufts edu). These pages are maintained by Ken Olum (

Seminars — Spring 2023

Date Location Speaker Title Links
January 31 Tufts Jun Yang
Magnetospheric Interactions: From Earth to Pulsars Poster
February 7 MIT Toby Opferkuch

February 14 Tufts
February 28 MIT
March 7 Tufts
March 14 MIT Cumrun Vafa

April 4 Tufts
April 11 MIT Josu Aurrekoetxea

April 18 Tufts
April 25 MIT
May 2 Tufts

Where and when

Unless otherwise noted, the seminars at both institutions are on Tuesdays at 2:30 pm.

Some seminars will be in person and some will be online.
Links for online seminars will be sent to sent to the cosmology seminar mailing list.
To subscribe to the cosmology seminar mailing list, click here.

In-person seminars will normally be at:

TUFTS: 574 Boston Ave, Room 402 (refreshments will be served outside the building at the Harvard St. end if it's not too cold, otherwise in the third-floor hallway)

MIT: Center for Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room, Fourth Floor, Building 6C, Room 6C-442

For seminars in other terms, click here.