Winter 2011

Organizer: James Liu

DateSpeakerTitleLinks
Jan 7Hai-Bo Yu
(Michigan)
Turning off the Lights: How Dark is Dark Matter? 
Jan 14Matthew Headrick
(Brandeis)
Entanglement, information, and holography
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Jan 21
Niayesh Afshordi
(Perimeter Institute)
Largest and smallest dark matter clusters, and what we can learn from them
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Feb 4Jure Zupan
(Cincinnati)
Minimal Flavor violation and experimental heavy quark anomalies
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Feb 11Michael Douglas
(Stony Brook)
Holographic dual of free field theory
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Feb 18Henriette Elvang
(Michigan)
Symmetry Restrictions of Candidate Counterterms in N=8 Supergravity
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Feb 25Katrin Becker
(TAMU)
Higher derivative D-brane couplings from T-duality and scattering amplitudes
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Mar 11Jay Wacker
(SLAC)
Dipolarity: Using Color Information in Top Tagging
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Mar 18Erich Poppitz
(Toronto)
Deformations, bions, and (de)confinement
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Mar 25Jay Hubisz
(Syracuse)
SUSY digs up a buried Higgs
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Apr 1David Shih
(Rutgers)
Anomalous Dimensions of Double-Trace Operators from AdS/CFT
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Apr 5Michael Schulz
(Bryn Mawr)
T-folds, Doubled Geometry, and the SU(2) WZW Model
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Apr 8Ted Jacobson
(Maryland)
Aspects of Aethereal Gravity
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Apr 15George Sterman
(Stony Brook)
The t-tbar asymmetry and soft gluons

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