**Nuclear & Particle Theory**

**Monday 2 pm**

Center for Theoretical Physics,

NE 25 4th floor seminar room

5 Cambridge Center

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served

##### Organizers

R. Jackiw, J. Negele, F. Wilczek and B. Lange,

### Spring 2007 schedule of talks

January 29

**Piero Nicolini, U Trieste**

*New black hole solutions of Einstein's equations, inspired by noncommutative geometry *

February 5 no seminar Registration day at MIT

February 12

**Radovan Dermisek, IAS **

*Unusual Higgs or SUSY from Natural Electroweak Symmetry Breaking *

February 19 Holiday no seminar

February 20, Tuesday at 2PM (Note day)

**Taizan Watari, U Tokyo**

*Yukawa couplings in landscape *

February 26

**Stefano Profumo, California Institute of Technology
**

*Probing Supersymmetric Baryogenesis:*

from Electric Dipole Moments to Neutrino Telescopes.

from Electric Dipole Moments to Neutrino Telescopes.

March 5

**Alberto Nicolis, Harvard **

*Fundamental Barriers in Designing Cosmology *

March 12

**Natalia Toro, Harvard **

*MARMOSET: A Path from LHC Data to the New Standard Model
*

March 19

**Philippe de Forcrand, ETH-Zurich and CERN **

*The phase diagram of QCD at finite temperature and density *

March 26 no seminar Spring break

April
2

**Dam T Son, INT U Washington **

*Quantum field theory in graphene *

April 9 no seminar this week

April 16 no seminar Holiday

April
23 Note seminar at 3PM this week only

**Alfredo Iorio, Charles University of Prague & University of Salerno/INFN **

*Finding minima of unknown functions: the topology of the Thomson problem*

April
30

**Janos Polonyi, Louis Pasteur U., Strasbourg **

*Quantum-classical crossover in electrodynamics*

May 7

**Paul Romatschke, University of Washington
**

*Viscous Hydrodynamics and RHIC*

May 14

**Kenji Fukushima, Brookhaven National Lab.
**

*Dense gluon Matter in High Energy QCD*

See you in the Fall