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Week of April 24

MONDAY, APRIL 24

2 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center for Theoretical Physics
Nuclear & Particle Theory Seminar
Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
Jet evolution and energy loss in dense QCD media
Yacine Mehtar-Tani, University of Washington

4 pm
MIT
Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium
26-414
Searching for ultralight dark matter with atomic spectroscopy and magnetic resonance
Dmitry Budker
Helmholtz Institute, Johannes Gutenberg University; Department of Physics, University of California; Nuclear Science Division, E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

4:15 pm
Harvard Physics Colloquium
Jefferson 250
Connecting Theory and Data in Cosmology
Benjamin Wandelt
Director of the Legrange Institute at Institut d’Astrophysics de Paris
https://www.physics.harvard.edu/uploads/files/colloquium/colloquium.pdf

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

12 pm
MIT
LNS Lunchtime Seminar
26-414
Study of 3D partonic structure of nucleon with SoLID at JLab
Kalyan Allada
MIT

2:30 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center for Theoretical Physics announces
Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar
Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
Massive and partially massless gravity
Kurt Hinterbichler, Case Western Reserve

2:45 pm
Harvard University
Mathematical Physics Seminar
Jefferson 453
On divisor functions in arithmetic progressions
(joint work with Yitang Zhang and Boqing Xue)
Fei Wei
University of New Hampshire

4 pm
Brandeis University
Physics Colloquium
Abelson 131
Probing the Dark Universe
James Battat
Wellesley
Refreshments: 3:30 pm outside Abelson 131

8 pm
Harvard University
Physics Department
David M. Lee Historical Lecture in Physics 2017 Jefferson 250, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
Wilson’s Renormalization Group Theory: Ken Wilson as I Knew Him
Michael E. Fisher, University of Maryland at College Park, Cornell University
Reception following lecture in the Physics Library, Jefferson 450, 4th floor
Questions: Jolanta Davis, jmdavis@fas.harvard.edu
https://www.physics.harvard.edu/node/745

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

4 pm
Harvard University
Seminar
Palfrey House, 18 Hammond Street, First Floor Conference Room
Searching for SUSY in Big Data at the LHC
Zachary Marshall
LBNL
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4:15 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center for Theoretical Physics 
String Theory Seminar
Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
Chow Groups, Fluxes and Massless Matter in F-Theory
Timo Weigand, University of Heidelberg


THURSDAY, APRIL 27 

4 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series
Building 10, Room 250
Supercomputer Explorations of Galaxy Formation
Volker Springel
Heidelberg University
Refreshments @ 3:30 pm in 4-349
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html


FRIDAY, APRIL 28

1-5 pm
Photonics Colloquium Room (906)
Photonics Center, 8 Saint Mary’s Street
Passion-at-a-Distance: A Defence and Celebration
Wayne Myrvold, Philosophy, Western University, Canada
Significant-Loophole-Free Test of Local Realism with Entangled Photons
Marissa Giustina, Quantum Optics, University of Vienna, Austria
Separability, Locality, & Higher Dimensions in Quantum Mechanics
Alyssa Ney, Philosophy, UC Davis
Experimental Metaphysics Beyond Bell's Theorem
Eric Cavalcanti, Physics, Griffith University, Australia


3 pm
Tufts University Physics & Astronomy Colloquium
574 Boston Ave, Medford, MA
Room 401
Compact dark matter
Marc Kamionkowski
Johns Hopkins University
Refreshments: 2:30 pm outside of Room 401