Brown Bag Seminars

Winter 2018 Schedule

Seminars take place on Wednesdays 12:00-1:00pm in Randall Laboratory #3481

Date Speaker Title Links
 1/10/18 Elizabeth H. Simmons (UCSD)"Simplified Limits on Resonances at the LHC" abstract
 1/17/18 Prateek Agrawal (Harvard)"The strong CP problem and UV instantons" abstract
 1/24/18 No talk this week  
 1/31/18 Tim Linden (OSU) "Astrophysical Signatures of Dark Matter Accumulation in Neutron Stars" abstract
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 2/7/18 Yvonne Geyer (IAS)"Loops from Nodes: Two-loop supergravity amplitudes from the ambitwistor string" abstract
 2/14/18 Yotam Soreq (MIT)"The quest for new physics: from atomic physics to the LHC" abstract
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 2/21/18 Alba Grassi (Stony Brook)“Quantum curves and q-deformed Painlevé equations” abstract
 2/28/18 No Talk - Spring Break  
 3/7/18Xinan Zhou (Stony Brook)"Holographic Mellin Amplitudes" abstract
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 3/14/18 Lina Necib (Caltech)"Empirical Determination of the Dark Matter Velocity Distribution" abstract
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 3/21/18 Zuhair Khandker (Illinois) "Conformal truncation: A new method for studying strong-coupled QFTs" abstract
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 3/28/18 Sungwoo Hong (Cornell) "A natural generalization of the standard Randall-Sundrum framework and its phenomenological implications" abstract
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 4/4/18 Laura Donnay (Harvard)  "Supertranslations and Superrotations at the Black Hole Horizon" abstract
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 4/11/18 Rebecca Leane (MIT) "GeV-Mass Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead" abstract