Thursday Cosmology Seminars

Spring 2018

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

February 8, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Eleni-Alexandra Kontou University of York, UK
Strong Quantum energy inequality and the Hawking singularity theorem

February 15, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Takahiro Hayashinaka University of Tokyo
Maxwell's demon on the de Sitter horizon

March 8, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Gabriel Menezes University of Massachusets-Amherst and Universidade Rural do Rio de Janeiro
Inducing the Einstein action in QCD-like theories

March 29, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Andrew Long University of Chicago
Baryogenesis from Axions and Anomalies

April 5, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Enrico Schiappacasse Tufts University
Beyond Semicalssical Gravity: Quantum Stress Tensor Fluctuations in the Vacuum
PhD Thesis Defense

April 12, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Fuminobu Takahashi Tohoku University, Japan
An ALP miracle: unification of inflaton and dark matter

April 19, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Haiyun Huang Tufts University
False Vacuum Decay and Quantum Flucutations

April 26, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Jun Zhang York University and the Perimeter Institute
Gravitational Waves from Compact Binary Mergers beyond General Relativity

May 3, 2018 1:30pm, Room 316
Mudit Jain Tufts University
A Rigorous Formulation of the Higgs Mechanism with an Application to Cosmology