Dark Universe Seminar Series

This seminar series is sponsored by the Dark Energy/Dark Matter group, jointly hosted by Professors Marcelle Soares-Santos and Bjoern Penning.

Seminars are held on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in Abelson 333.

Spring 2019 Seminars

Simulating Galaxy Formation: Illustris, IllustrisTNG and beyond

February 7, 2019

Mark Vogelsberger, MIT

Collision Course: Particle Physics as a Machine Learning Testbed

February 14, 2019

Jesse Thaler, MIT

Combining Simulations, Physics Understanding, and Machine Learning for Better Measurements

February 28, 2019

Johann Brehmer, NYU

Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center

March 7, 2019

Rebecca Leane, MIT

Bent Lobes and Red Sequences: The Study of High-z Galaxy Clusters in the Clusters Occupied by Bent Radio AGN (COBRA) Survey

March 14, 2019

Emmet Golden-Marx, Boston University

New Probes of Old Structure: Cosmology with 21cm Intensity Mapping and the Cosmic Microwave Background

March 21, 2019

Laura Newburgh, Yale

Cosmology with Massive Neutrinos

March 28, 2019

Jia Liu, Princeton

Applying Convolutional Neural Networks to MicroBooNE

April 11, 2019

Taritree Wongjirad, Tufts

First Images of a Black Hole

May 2, 2019

Kazunori Akiyama, Haystack Observatory

Fall 2018 Seminars

Dark Universe Group Symposium

August 30, 2018

 Dark Universe Group, Brandeis University

Future Accelerators and Doing Physics With Them

September 6, 2018

Philipp Roloff, CERN

The LIGO instruments towards the next Observing Run and Beyond

September 13, 2018

Lisa Barsotti, MIT

The Snowball Chamber: Neutron-Induced Nucleation in Supercooled Water

September 27, 2018

Matthew Szydagis, University at Albany

Preparing for Dark Energy measurements with LSST

October 3, 2018

Ian dell’Antonio, Brown University

Galaxy Clusters in the Dark Energy Survey

October 11, 2018

Tom McClintock, BNL

Gravitational wave astrophysics and cosmology with DES galaxies

October 25, 2018

Antonella Palmese, Fermilab

Journey to the center of the Galaxy: following gas accretion from hundreds of parsecs to the black hole

November 1, 2018

Elisabeth A.C. Mills, Brandeis University

Scintillator Detector for Neutrino Physics

November 8, 2018

Minfang Yeh, BNL

FASER: ForwArd Search ExpeRiment at the LHC

November 15, 2018

Felix Kling, UC Irvine

The Dark Matter Search Enters a New Regime

November 29, 2018

Scott Hertel, UMass Amherst

Searches for the Supersymmetric Partner of the Top Quark, Dark Matter and Dark Energy at the ATLAS Experiment

December 6, 2018

Nicholas Koehler, CERN