Fall 2016

Fall 2016 Schedule

Seminars take place Fridays 3-4pm in West Hall Room #335

Sep 16Patrick Stengel (UM)Variations on a WIMPAbstract
Sep 23Yang Bai (Wisconsin)Axion Stars in Dust or PlanetsAbstract
Sep 30Jeff Murugan (IAS)Particle-Vortex duality and Topological Quantum MatterAbstract
Oct 7Dan Roberts (IAS)Holographic complexity, randomness, and the butterfly effectAbstract
Oct 14David Pinner (Princeton)NnaturalnessAbstract
Oct 21Henriette ElvangSoft theorems in effective field theory
Oct 28Clifford Cheung (Caltech)Holography and Scattering AmplitudesAbstract
Nov 4Rob Leigh (Illinois)Quantum Space, Strings and the Gravitization of the QuantumAbstract
Nov 11Tom Hartman (Cornell)Causality and Universality at Strong CouplingAbstract
Nov 18Guillermo Silva (IAS)Supersymmetric Wilson loops and AdS/CFT: Lessons from N = 4 SYM and N = 6 Chern-Simons theory Abstract
Nov 25Thanksgiving
Dec 2Jeff Murugan (IAS)Particle-Vortex duality and Topological Quantum MatterAbstract

Dec 9Csaba Csaki (Cornell)Experimental tests of vacuum energyAbstract
Dec 16Jeff Harvey (UChicago)New forms of MoonshineAbstract