Joint Tufts / MIT Tuesday Cosmology Seminars

The seminar rotates between MIT and Tufts. The organizers are Alan Guth ( at MIT, and Alex Vilenkin ( at Tufts. These pages are maintained by Ken Olum (

Seminars — Fall 2017

Date Location Speaker Title Links
September 26 MIT Razieh Emami Meibody
Hong Kong U. of Science and Technology
Observational Constraints on the Primordial Curvature Power Spectrum Poster
October 3 Tufts Matt Kleban
Multiversal Axions Poster
October 10 MIT Sean Carroll
Cal Tech
Entropy, Cosmology, and Quantum Circuits Poster
October 17 Tufts Scott Watson
Primordial Black Hole Dark Matter and the End of Inflation Poster
October 24 MIT Daniel Harlow

October 31 Tufts Vitaly Vanchurin
U. Minnesota, Duluth
General Relativity from Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Quantum Information Poster
November 7 MIT Liam McAllister

November 14 Tufts
November 21 MIT Cora Dvorkin

November 28 Tufts Matt Reece

December 5 MIT Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
U. Washington, Seattle

Where and when

Unless otherwise noted, the seminars at both institutions are on Tuesdays at 2:30 pm.

Unless otherwise indicated, the seminars are held at:

TUFTS: 574 Boston Ave, Room 316 (refreshments are served at 2:00, outside room 304)

MIT: Center for Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room, Fourth Floor, Building 6C, Room 6C-442 (refreshments are served at 2:00 in the same room)

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