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Week of November 13-17


Monday, November 13, 2017:

2:00PM
Monday Nov. 13th
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics
Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar
Cosman Seminar room 6c-442
``Thermal excitation spectrum from entanglement in and expanding quantum string"
Stefan Floerchinger, U of Heidelberg

4:00PM
Monday, November 13, 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium
26-414
“TBA”
Regina Caputo
UMD/NASA/GSFC

4:00 PM
Monday, November 13, 2017
Brown University
Department of Physics
Barus and Holley 166
"Promoting Gender Equity in STEM: Theory and Applications"
Elizabeth Simmons (Executive Vice Chancellor)

4:15PM
Monday, November 13, 2017
Harvard University Department of Physics Monday Colloquium
250 Jefferson Lab
"WHY IS THE WORLD QUANTUM-MECHANICAL?"
Professor David Albert
Columbia University
https://www.physics.harvard.edu/uploads/files/colloquium/colloquium.pdf


Tuesday, November 14, 2017:


12:00PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
LNS Lunchtime Seminar
26-414
“Polarized 3He++ Ion Source for RHIC and an EIC"
Matthew Musgrave
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar
574 Boston Ave., Medford, MA, Room 316
“Anti-Brane Induced Inflation”
Evan McDonough
Brown University
Refreshments @ 2:00pm outside of Room 304

3:00PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Tufts University High Energy Physics Seminar
574 Boston Ave., Medford, MA, Room 114
“Searching for the origin of astrophysical neutrinos using a non-Poissonian statistical method”
Gabriel Collin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Refreshments @ 2:45pm on the 4th floor of 574 Boston Ave.

3:30PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Boston University
Physics Department Colloquium
Metcalf Science Center, Room 109
"TBA"
Professor Allyson Sgro
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Boston University
Refreshments reserved at 3:00PM

4:00PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Brandeis University
Physics Colloquium
Abelson 131
"Decision Analysis Methods Used to Make Appropriate Investments in Human Exploration Capabilities and Technologies"
Julie Williams-Byrd
NASA Langley Research Center
Refreshments 3:30pm outside Abelson 131

4:00PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Harvard University
Mathematical Physics Seminar
Department of Physics, Jefferson 356
“Higher Representation Theory"
Dennis Gaitsgory
Harvard University

4:30 pm
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and
Optical Physics (ITAMP) & Harvard Quantum Optics Center (HQOC)
Harvard University
Joint Quantum Sciences Seminar
Jefferson 250, Harvard University, Department of Physics
“Levitated spin-optomechanics”
Tongcang Li
Purdue University
Tea served at 4:00 after short student talk.
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/itamp/gcalendar.html

Wednesday, November 15, 2017:
3pm
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar Room 6C-442
String/Gravity Theory Seminar
“TBA”
Bogdan Stoica
Brandeis University

Thursday, November 16, 2017:

1:00 pm
Thursday, November 16, 2017
University of Massachusetts Boston
Physics Colloquium
Science Center, Room S-3-126
"TBA"
Ben Rogers
Brandeis U

1:30pm
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Tufts Cosmology Seminar
574 Boston Ave., Medford, MA, Room 316
"Computational Complexity of Cosmology in String Theory"
Michael Douglas
Stony Brook

4:00PM
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series
Building 10, Room 250
"Nearly ‘Perfect’ Quark-Gluon Droplet at the Smallest Scales”
Wei Li
Rice University
Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html

4:00PM
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Brandeis University
MRSEC Seminar
Abelson 229
"TBA"
Ibrahim Cissé
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Abelson 229

Friday, November 17, 2017:

3:00PM
Friday, November 17, 2017
Tufts University Physics & Astronomy Colloquium
574 Boston Ave., Medford, MA, Room 401
“Physics and Quantitative Finance”
Michael Douglas
Stony Brook University
Refreshments @ 2:30pm outside of Room 401