Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar Spring 2015

Mondays, 2:00pm

MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar room 6C-442

Organizers: Tracy Slatyer, Jesse Thaler, Zohreh Davoudi, Gilly Elor, Wilke van der Schee

Spring 2015

February 4 (Wednesday at 3PM) this week only

``Universal Dynamics from the Conformal Bootstrap"

A. Liam Fitzpatrick, Stanford


February 9(cancelled) reschedule to March 2nd

``The highs and lows of the QCD axion"

Asimina Arvanitaki, Perimeter Institute


February 17 (Tuesday due to Monday Holiday)

``Non-Abelian dark matter and dark radiation"

Gustavo Marques Tavares, BU


February 23

``The strong interaction at neutron-rich extremes and in dark matter detection"

Achim Schwenk, U. Darmstadt


March 2

``The highs and lows of the QCD axion"

Asimina Arvanitaki, Perimeter Institute


March 9

``Collider portals to dark matter"

Tongyan Lin, U. Chicago


March 16

``Hadronic transition processes from QCD"

Raul Briceno, JLab


March 23 (no seminar Spring Break)


March 30

“The early stages of high-energy nuclear collisions — from nucleon structure towards the onset of thermalization”

Soeren Schlichting, BNL


April 6

"A Global Jet Finding Algorithm"

Yang Bai, University of Wisconsin


April 13

`` Hydrodynamics Beyond the Gradient Expansion: Resurgence and Resummation

Michal Heller, Perimeter


April 20 ( no seminar Patriot's Day)


April 27

``A taste of dark matter: Flavour constraints on pseudoscalar mediators"

Matthew Dolan, SLAC


May 4

``Standard Model Anatomy of Heavy WIMP Observables"

Mikhail Solon, LBL


May 11

``Cosmic ray physics with AMS02: theoretical perspective on antiproton and positron data"

Kfir Blum, IAS