Seminars

string gravity

Wednesday at 2:00pm

Center for Theoretical Physics, building 6
3rd floor seminar room
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Organizers

Hong Liu, W. Taylor and C. Nunez

 

Spring 2005 schedule of talks

February 2, 2005
Chameleon Scalar Fields: Detecting Dark Energy with Tests of Gravity
Justin Khoury
MIT, Center for Theoretical Physics
February 9
Black holes and extra dimensions
Harvey Reall
Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara
February 16
An Infinite Family of Superconformal Quiver Gauge Theories with Sasaki-Einstein Duals
James Sparks
Harvard University
February 23
Black hole production, the Froissart bound, the soft Pomeron and the RHIC fireball from AdS-CFT
Horatiu Nastase
Brown University
March 1 -Special String Seminar(Tuesday)cancelled
New Techniques in Perturbative Gauge Theory: Tree and One-Loop Calculations
Freddy Cachazo
IAS-Princeton
March 2
Non-gaussianities of primordial fluctuations
Paolo Creminelli
Harvard University
March 9
Bubbling AdS-type solutions of ten and six dimensional supergravity
Diana Vaman
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
March 16
New Insights into QCD: String/Gauge Duality and the BFKL Resummation
Matt Strassler
University of Washington
March 23, Spring Break no seminar

 

March 30
Topological string theory on H_3 x S^3.
Martijn Wijnholt
Princeton
April 6
Reconection of Colliding Cosmic Strings
Koji Hashimoto
MIT/U Tokyo
 
April 13 canceled
Cosmological effective actions and new physics in the CMB
Koenraad Schalm
Columbia

 

April 20
Flux Compactifications, Cosmology and the Standard Model of Elementary Particles
Melanie Becker
U Maryland
 
April 27
Mapping Flux to Geometry
Michael Schulz
CalTech
 
May 4
Semiclassical strings and gauge-string duality
Arkady Tseytlin
Ohio State
 
May 11 seminar cancelled, speaker unable to visit NO SEMINAR
QCD amplitudes and Twistor String Theory
Anastasia Volovich
KITP UCSB

MAY 18 NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED finals week
 
May 25 NOTE TIME CHANGED TO 2:30PM
On Moduli Stabilization in Calabi-Yau Flux Compactifications
Per Berglund
University of New Hampshire

 

 

 

 

 

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