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Events for the Week of March 30, 2015 - April 3, 2015


Monday


11:00 a.m.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Brandeis University
String Theory Seminar
Abelson 307
Conformal Field Theory in the Large-c Limit
Tom Hartman
Northeastern University

2:00 p.m.
Monday, March 30
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar
The early stages of high-energy nuclear collisions - from nucleon structure towards the onset of thermalization
Soeren Schlichting
BNL
Refreshments will be served

4:00 p.m.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Laboratory for Nuclear Science
Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium
Kolker Room, 26-414
The Pion Polarizability and More Low-Energy QCD from Primakoff Measurements at COMPASS
Dr. Jan Friedrich – Technical University of Munich
Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m.
Monday March 30, 2015
Brown University
Department of Physics Colloquium
Barus & Holley Room 168
The Remarkable Power of General Relativity
Gary Horowitz
UC Santa Barbara
Refreshments begin at 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday

2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 31
Harvard University
Mathematical Physics Seminar
Science Center 530
The Black Hole Interior in AdS/CFT and Tomita-Takesaki Theory
Suvrat Raju
International Centre for Theoretical Science, India

2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
University of Massachusetts Boston
Quantum Science and Technology Seminar series
ISC, Conference Room - Suite 1200
Nonexponential decay of a many-body quantum system
Adolfo del Campo

4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Brandeis University
Physics Department Colloquium
Abelson 131
Graphene Nonobolometers for Ultrasenstive Far-Infrared Detection
Daniel Prober
Yale Univeristy

Wednesday

11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Boston University
Condensed Matter Theory Seminar
Metcalf Science Center, Room 328
590 Commonwealth Ave.
Stroboscopic Symmetry Protected Topological Phases
Dr. Luiz Santos
Perimeter Institute

2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 1 April 2015
Theoretical Semiar:  B&H 555
Brown University
Suvrat Raju
ICTS/Harvard

3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
String Theory Seminar
TBA
Thomas Hartman
Cornell
Refreshments will  be served

3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Boston University
Particle and Fields Seminar
3 Cummington Mall, Room 595
The Fermi GeV excess: annihilating dark matter or millisecond pulsars?
Ben Safdi
MIT
Refreshments

4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics Ayasil Conference Room 6-310
BSM Seminar
De Sitter Wavefunctionals and the Resummation of Time
Matthew Baumgart
Carnegie Mellon
Refreshments will  be served

Thursday

1:00 p.m.
Thursday, Apr 2, 2015
University of Massachusetts Boston
Physics Colloquium Series
Science Building, Room 3-126
Getting into shape: how do cells control their geometry?
Ariel Amir
Harvard
Refreshments served at 12:45 p.m.

2:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Tufts University
Robinson Hall Room 250
Hydrodynamic Approaches to String Networks
Daniel Schubring
University of Minnesota

3:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Boston University
High Energy Experiment Seminar
3 Cummington Mall, Room 595
Physics at the Cosmic Frontier with the Dark Energy Survey
Dr. Marcelle Soares-Santos
Fermilab
Refreshments

4:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series
Building 10, Room 250
Probing the Cosmic Dawn and Cosmology with the 21cm Hydrogen Line
Jacqueline Hewitt
MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
Refreshments @ 3:30 p.m. in 4-349

4:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Brandeis University
MRSEC Seminar
Abelson 229
TBA
Nesrin Sebil
UMass Amherst

Friday

3:00 p.m.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Tufts University
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Robinson Hall, Room 253
Observations of Starburst Galaxies and Star Formation at High Redshift with the new Atacama Large mm/subbm Array (ALMA)
Nick Scoville
California Institute of Technology
Refreshments will be served at 2:30 p.m.

3:00 p.m.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar
Building NW17-218
ARIES-ACT power plant studies and activities in the FNSF study
Chuck Kessel
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory