Boston Area Physics Calendar

Week of September 16 - 20, 2019

Monday

September 16, 2019

2:00PM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center for Theoretical Physics
Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar
Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
"Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center"
Rebecca Leane, MIT-CTP

4:00 PM
Brown University Department of Physics
Barus and Holley 166
“Processing in the Brain?”
Matthew Fisher, UCSB

4:15 PM
Harvard University, Department of Physics
17 Oxford Street, Jefferson 250
2019 Loeb Lectures in Physics
“The unreasonable effectiveness of deep learning”
Yann LeCun, New York University and Facebook AI Research

Tuesday

September 17, 2019

 2:30 pm
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Tufts University
Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar
574 Boston Ave, Room 316
"Inflation and the theory of gravity"
Tommi Tenkanen, Johns Hopkins
Refreshments at 2:00 outside room 304

4:00PM
Brandeis University
Physics Department Colloquium
Abelson 131
"Gravity, Entanglement, and Bit Threads"
Matthew Headrick
Brandeis University
Refreshments served at 3:30pm

4:15PM
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Harvard University, Department of Physics
17 Oxford Street, Jefferson 250
2019 Loeb Lectures in Physics
“The energy-based formulation of learning”
Yann LeCun, New York University and Facebook AI Research

Wednesday

September 18, 2019

4:00 PM
Boston College
Colloquium Series
Higgins Hall 310
"Artificial atoms: quantum optics and spin physics of quantum dots"
Edward Flagg, West Virginia University
http://events.bc.edu/event/physics_colloquium_edward_flagg_west_virginia_university#.XXfWxehKiUk

4:15 PM
Harvard University, Department of Physics
17 Oxford Street, Jefferson 250
2019 Loeb Lectures in Physics
“Intriguing connections between deep learning and physics”
Yann LeCun, New York University and Facebook AI Research

Thursday

September 19, 2019

12:45PM
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
UMass Boston Physics Colloquium
S-3-126
"TBA"
Zlatko Minev, IBM

4:00 p.m.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series
Building 10, Room 250
“The Black Hole Shadow in M87.”
Dan Marrone, University of Arizona
Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html

Friday

September 20, 2019

9:00 AM
Brandeis University
New England Complex Fluids Workshop
Shapiro Campus Center Theater

3:00 PM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar
Building NW17-218
"Ion heating by cryogenic pellet injection"
Per Helander, Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics

3:00 PM
Tufts University
Physics and Astronomy Department Colloquium
574 Boston Ave., Room 401
“Collision Course: Particle Physics Meets Machine Learning”
Jesse Thaler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology