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**12/07/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Ady Stern, Weizmann Inst., "Fractionalized edge phases"**11/16/15**High Energy Theory - Netta Engelhardt, UC, Santa Barbara - “New Area Law in General Relativity (and beyond)”**Department: PCTS**

**09/23/15**Special CM Seminar, Liling Sun, Chinese Academy, "Findings and phenomena in Fe-based superconductors ..."**04/21/15**PCTS Public Lecture - Introduction by Cliff Brangwynne, Princeton University**04/20/15**PCTS Public Lecture - Introduction by Mikko Haataja, Princeton University**04/16/15**PCTS Seminars by Gavin Crooks, LBNL: Entropy and information**04/14/15**PCTS Seminars by Gavin Crooks, LBNL: Perturbation and Response**04/09/15**PUBLIC LECTURE "The Ambiguity of Time's Arrow"**04/07/15****04/07/15**PCTS Seminars by Gavin Crooks, LBNL: The fluctuations of dissipation**Department: Physics**

**12/15/15**Pheno & Vino Surjeet Rajendran, Berkeley, "TBA"**12/15/15**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Surjeet Rajendran, Berkeley, "TBA"**12/14/15**Biophysics Seminar - Eleni Katifori, U. Penn "Emerging hierarchies in biological distribution networks'**12/14/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Daniel Roberts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, TBA**12/11/15**High Energy Theory - Bruno Le Floch, Princeton University - TBA**12/11/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Szabolcs Marka (Columbia University)**12/10/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series: Steven Tobias, University of Leeds (UK), "Order from Chaos: From the Solar Cycle to the Jets on Jupiter"**12/10/15**Special Condensed Matter Physics Seminar - Stefan Putz, TU Wien - "Circuit Cavity QED with Collective Spin States"**12/07/15**High Energy Theory - Thomas Hartman, Cornell University - TBA**12/07/15**Biophysics Seminar - Long Cai, Caltech “Single cell mRNA profiling in situ by sequential FISH (seqFISH)”**12/04/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Jennifer Lin, IAS - TBA**12/04/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Robert Brandenberger (McGill University)**12/03/15**Daniel Eisenstein to present The Raymond & Beverly Sackler Lecture in Astrophysics**11/30/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Maurizio Pierini, CERN, “Signs of Hope: A Few LHC Run I Results to Watch for Run II”**11/30/15**Biophysics Seminar - Oskar Hallatschek, Berkeley "The role of chance in the survival of the fittest”**11/30/15**Special Pheno & Vino, Clifford Cheung, Caltech, "The Periodic Table of Effective Field Theories"**11/30/15**CM Seminar, Avraham Klein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "Vortex core deformation in weakly coupled superfluids"**11/25/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS - "On the Uniqueness of String Theory”**11/23/15**High Energy Theory - Agnese Bissi, Harvard University - "Superconformal blocks in N=4 SYM"**11/23/15**Biophysics Seminar - Sander Tans, AMOLF “Stochasticity and homeostasis in cellular growth”**11/20/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Xi Dong, IAS - “Entanglement, Spacetime, and Quantum Error Correction”**11/20/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Avery Broderick (Perimeter Institute), "Images on the horizon: A view of black holes from the Event Horizon Telescope"**11/20/15**Special Physics/CM Seminar, Umesh Vazirani, UC Berkeley, "Algorithms and area laws for low-energy eigenstates in 1D quantum systems"**11/19/15**Hamilton Colloquium: Curtis Callan, Princeton, "What can theoretical physics do for biology (and vice-versa)? Reflections of an ex-particle theorist."**11/18/15**Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Ville Lahtinen, Freie U, Berlin,"Self-organized pseudo-graphene on grain boundaries in topological band insulators"**11/18/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion Group led by Christopher Beem, IAS - “Supersymmetric Operator Algebras”**11/17/15**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Tien-Tien Yu, Stony Brook U, "Novel Techniques for Detecting sub-GeV Dark Matter"**11/17/15**High Energy Theory Special Seminar - Gabi Zafrir, Technion- Israel Inst. of Tech. - "Brane webs, 5d gauge theories and 6d N=(1,0) SCFT's"**11/17/15**Special CM Seminar, Xiao Hu, NIMS, Japan, "Topological States in Honeycomb Structures"**11/16/15**Biophysics Seminar - Alan Perelson, LANL “Advancing the cure of HIV through modeling.”**11/16/15**Chen Fang. MIT, "Topological gapped and gapless phases protected by nonsymmorphic lattice symmetries"**11/13/15**High Energy Theory -Lorenzo Di Pietro, Weizmann Institute - “QED in d=3 from the epsilon-expansion”**11/13/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Bill Jones, SuperBIT: Cosmology & Astrophysics with a wide-field, sub-arcsecond imager on the Super Pressure Balloon platform**11/12/15**Phenomenology Seminar - Gordan Krnjaic, Fermilab - “Discovering or Falsifying sub-GeV Thermal Dark Matter”**11/11/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Clay Cordova, IAS - “Aspects of BPS Particles”**11/11/15**HEP Seminar-Sinead Farrington-University of Warwick-"Results on the Standard-Model-like Higgs Boson at the LHC Run I"**11/10/15**Math Physics Seminar, Roland Bauerschmidt, Harvard, "Local eigenvalue statistics for random regular graphs"**11/10/15**Pheno & Vino, Gordon Krnjaic, Perimeter, "Discovering Inelastic Thermal-Relic Dark Matter at Colliders"**11/10/15**Symmetry constraints in quantum materials: making the most of seeing nothing - Michael Zaletel, UCSB**11/09/15**High Energy Theory - Andrea Puhm, UC Santa Barbara - "Black Hole Horizon Dynamics"**11/09/15**Biophysics Seminar - Lani Wu, UCSF School of Pharmacy “Reverse engineering neutrophil polarity network”**11/09/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Chen Fang, MIT, "TBA"**11/04/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion Group led by Nathan Seiberg, IAS - “Anomalies, Conformal Manifolds, and Spheres”**11/02/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Nima Lashkari, MIT, “Gravity Dual of Relative Entropy”**10/30/15**High Energy Theory - Piotr Surowka, Harvard University - "Anomalies, Geometry and Hydrodynamics"**10/30/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Laura Sales (UC Riverside), "Dwarf galaxies and their satellites as extreme probes of LCDM"**10/29/15**Hamilton Colloquium - Bill Jones, Princeton, "The Universe as a Lab for Fundamental Physics: Results from Spider and future suborbital observations"**10/29/15**Special CM Seminar, Shuichi Murakami, Tokyo Inst., "Topological semimetals and chiral transport in inversion asymmetric systems"**10/28/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Raffaele D'Agnolo, Member, IAS - “The Second Run of the LHC”**10/27/15**Math Physics Seminar, Bertrand Duplantier, Ins. Phys. Théorique, Saclay, "Schramm -- Loewner Evolution and Liouville Quantum Multifractality"**10/27/15**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Marco Farina, Cornell, "Asymmetric Twin Dark Matter"**10/27/15**CM Seminar, Avraham Klein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "Vortex core deformation in weakly coupled superfluids"**10/26/15**High Energy Theory - James Sully, Stanford University - "Grammar lessons for holographers"**10/26/15**Biophysics Seminar - Frank Vollmer, Max Planck Institute "Exploring the Nanoscale Dynamics of Molecular Systems with Optical Microcavities"**10/26/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Paul Fendley, Oxford, " Strong Zero Modes and Eigenstate Phase Transitions"**10/26/15**Special Cosmology Seminar, Katerina Chatziioannou (Montana State University)**10/23/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Neil Turok, Perimeter Institute - “A Perfect Bounce”**10/23/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Tessa Baker (Oxford University & University of Pennsylvania), "A Parameter Space for Gravity"**10/23/15**Special seminar - Berthold Jäck, Max-Planck Institute, Stuttgardt, "The Josephson effect as a local probe for superconductivity"**10/22/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Neil Turok, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada, "Big Bang: Bounce or Beginning?"**10/21/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion Group led by Aron Wall, IAS - “The BMS Group”**10/21/15**"Testing gravity with cold atom interferometry" Speaker Guglielmo M. Tino, host C. Galbiati**10/20/15**Pheno & Vino, Prashant Saraswat, U.MD & Hopkins, "Towards a No-Lose Theorem for Naturalness "**10/19/15**High Energy Theory IAS - David Kaplan, Johns Hopkins University, “A Cosmological Solution to the Hierarchy Problem”**10/19/15**EE/CMS, Kevin Slagle, UCSB, "Exotic quantum phase transitions of 2+1d Dirac fermions, "**10/19/15**Biophysics Seminar - Matthias Kaschube, FIAS “Spontaneous and sensory-driven neural activity across space and time”**10/16/15**High Energy Theory - Davide Gaiotto, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics - "Boundary conditions for three-dimensional N=4 gauge theories"**10/16/15**Gravity Group Seminar, "Nitty Gritty Talks on CMB Experiments"**10/15/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Laura Baudis, University of Zurich, "Direct detection of dark matter in the Milky Way"**10/14/15**Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Roman Orus, Mainz, “Entanglement, tensor networks, and topological quantum order”**10/14/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by David Poland, IAS - “Mysteries in the Conformal Bootstrap”**10/13/15**High Energy Theory - Davide Gaiotto, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics - "Higher form symmetries and fermionic phases of matter"**10/12/15**High Energy Theory - Shamit Kachru, Stanford University - "Comments on chiral CFTs and gravity"**10/12/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Roger Mong, U Pittsburgh, "Fibonacci anyons and charge density order in the 12/5 and 13/5 quantum Hall plateaus"**10/12/15**Biophysics Seminar - Paul A. Wiggins, U.Washington “Visualization of replication conflicts and other stories of life at a molecular scale.”**10/11/15**Gandhi Jayanti by SAAG Employee Reasource Group**10/09/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Edward Witten, IAS - “Fermion Path Integrals and Topological Phases”**10/09/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Thomas Essinger-Hileman "CLASS: The Cosmology Large Angular Scale Surveyor"**10/08/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Sheldon Stone, Syracuse University, "Pentaquarks and Tetraquarks at LHCb"**10/07/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - General Discussion - “The Cosmological Constant and the String Landscape”**10/06/15**Math Physics Seminar, Daniel Sternheimer, Rikkyo & Bourgogne U's, "The reasonable effectiveness of mathematical deformation theory in physics, .......**10/06/15**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Yoni Kahn, Princeton U., "The Goldstone and Goldstino of Supersymmetric Inflation"**10/05/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Rutger Boels, University of Hamburg, DESY, “Soft Dilaton Theorems”**10/05/15**Biophysics Seminar - Manu Prakash, Stanford “Life in Flatland: Complex morphogenetic and behavioral traits of a simple basal metazoan.”**10/02/15**High Energy Theory - Simone Giombi, Princeton University - "Sphere Free Energy and the epsilon Expansion"**10/02/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Anna Ijjas "An Introduction to Anamorphic Cosmology"**10/01/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Alexander Polyakov, Princeton University, "In praise of quantum field theory"**10/01/15**Special CM Seminar, Yuval Baum, Weizmann Institute, "Current at a distance and resonant transparency in Weyl semi-metals"**09/30/15**Phy Group Mtg-IAS - Discussion led by Loganayagam Ramalingam, IAS - “Fluid Dynamics as an Effective Field Theory - Recent Progress & Open Problems"**09/29/15**Math Physics Seminar, Pavel Exner, Inst. for Math. Physics, Prague, "Quantum Graphs and Neumann Networks"**09/29/15**Gravitational-wave and electromagnetic signatures of binary neutron star mergers - Kenta Hotokezaka - The Racah Institute of Physics**09/29/15**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Duccio Pappadopulo, NYU, "Collider signatures from Freeze-in"**09/28/15**High Energy Theory - Mukund Rangamani, UC Davis - "Brownian branes, emergent symmetries, and hydrodynamics"**09/28/15**Biophysics Seminar - Marcelo Magnasco, Rockefeller University**09/25/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Pavel Putrov, IAS - “Topologically Twisted Index and Casson-Walker Invariant”**09/25/15**Gravity Group Seminar, Bhuvnesh Jain "Lensing measurements of galaxies and voids"**09/24/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Gil Refael, CalTech, "Floquet quantum states: topological transitions, steady states, and suprising implications"**09/23/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion Group led by Douglas Stanford, IAS - “Kitaev's Model and AdS_2”**09/22/15**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Matthew Low, IAS, "Composite Spin-1 Resonances at the LHC"**09/21/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Alexei Y. Kitaev, Caltech - “A Simple Model of Quantum Holography”**09/21/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Arun Paramekanti, U. of Toronto, "Double perovskites - magnetism, topology, and topological transitions."**09/21/15**Biophysics Seminar - Anatoly B. Kolomeisky, Rice "How to Understand Mechanism of Protein Search for Targets on DNA"**09/18/15**High Energy Theory - Herman Verlinde, Princeton University - Deconstructing the bulk in AdS/CFT**09/16/15**High Energy Theory - Thomas Dumitrescu, Harvard University - “Anomalies, Renormalization Group Flows, and the a-Theorem in Six Dimensions”**09/16/15**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion Group led by Juan Maldacena, Professor, IAS - “Euclidean Wormholes”**09/11/15**High Energy Theory IAS - Clay Cordova, IAS - “6d (2,0) Theories From the Ground Up”**09/01/15**Special Cosmology Seminar, Gayoung Chon "Cosmological studies with the REFLEX cluster survey"**08/07/15***Special Seminar* Lucas Parker - Final Public Oral Examination (FPO)**08/05/15**Holographic Conductivity and Stokes Flows on Black Hole Horizons - Jerome Gauntlett**07/10/15**Atomic and Nuclear Seminar, Kevin Hickerson, UCLA**06/16/15**Einstein's equations in a (3+1)-split: the gravitoelectric Gauss law and the gravitomagnetic Ampere law**06/15/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Bengt Nilsson, Institute of Fundamental Phy. Chalmers U. of Tech. -"Gauging conformal field theories in three dimension"**06/03/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Juven Wang, MIT - “Geometric phase, string braiding statistics and spacetime surgery”**05/29/15**Special Seminar - Reunions - Physics Demonstrations: What could go Wrong? - Prof. Steve Gubser**05/20/15**Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Carlos Sa De Melo, Georgia Tech, "Effects of spin-orbit coupling on the Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless ..."**05/18/15**Institute for Advanced Study Joint Astrophysics / High Energy Theory Seminar - Lisa Randall, Harvard University - “Double Disk Dark Matter”**05/15/15***Special Seminar* Symposium and Memorial Concert for Val Fitch 1923-2015**05/14/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Giorgio Parisi, University of Rome - "Fat diagrams: a topological expansion for lattice models"**05/14/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Ben Safdi, MIT, "The Fermi GeV excess: annihilating dark matter or millisecond pulsars?"**05/12/15**High Energy Theory Special Seminar - John Schwarz, Caltech - "The superspace geometry of AdS_5 X S^5"**05/11/15**Particle Physics Seminar, David Curtin, U. of Maryland, "Probing Colorless Naturalness"**05/11/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Michele Del Zotto, Harvard University - “Aspects of 6D SCFTs and their Toroidal Compactifications”**05/08/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Zolton Fodor, University of Wuppertal - "Lattice QCD thermodynamics"**05/07/15**Informal High Energy Theory Seminar- IAS - Zolton Fodor, University of Wuppertal - "Ab Initio Calculation of the Neutron-Proton Mass Difference”**05/04/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Inna Vishik, MIT, "Ultrafast dynamics in heavy fermions and electron-doped cuprates"**05/04/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - James Liu, University of Michigan - "Central charges and the superconformal index"**05/01/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Masahito Yamazaki, IAS - “Recursion Relation for Conformal Blocks”**05/01/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Sonia El Hedri, U. of Mainz, "Perturbative Unitarity Constraints on Dark Sectors"**05/01/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Suzanne Staggs, "Polarized ACT: A Review, an Update & the Outlook"**04/30/15**40th annual Donald Hamilton Lecture: Deborah Jin, University of Colorado; "Fun with Ultracold Atoms"**04/28/15**Math Physics Seminar, Yoshiko Ogata, U of Tokyo, "A class of gapped Hamiltonians on quantum spin chains and its classification"**04/27/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Neal Weiner, New York University - TBA**04/27/15**Biophysics Seminar - Jonathan Howard, Yale - “Ciliary and flagellar motility: From single molecules to collective motion"**04/24/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Christoph A. Keller, Rutgers University - "2d holographic CFTs and permutation orbifolds"**04/24/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Neal Dalal, "Backsplash in dark matter halos" & "Probing dark matter substructure using dusty galaxies"**04/21/15**Math Physics Seminar, Barry Simon, Caltech, "Singular Eigenvalue Perturbation Theory"**04/20/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Joel Moore, UC, Berkeley, "Dynamical consequences of non-Abelian gauge fields and non-Abelian particles in solids"**04/20/15**High Energy Theory Seminar- Itzhak Bars, University of Southern CA - "Space-time Weyl Invariance and Dynamical String Tension"**04/18/15**Special Event - Physics Recital**04/17/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Maxime Gabella, IAS - “Network Operators and Quantum Moduli Space of Flat Connections”**04/17/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Eric Kuflik, Cornell, "TBA"**04/17/15**Special seminar – Nayoon Woo, University of Chicago, "Interplay of disorder and geometrical frustration in doped Gadolinium Gallium Garnet"**04/17/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Lasha Berezhiani "How Likely are Constituent Quanta to Initiate Inflation?"**04/17/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Lasha Berezhiani "How Likely are Constituent Quanta to Initiate Inflation?"**04/16/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series- Pasquale Blasi, INAF-Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory, Florence,Italy,"Cosmic Rays: a journey from accelerators to Earth"**04/16/15**Special High Energy Theory Seminar- IAS - Joseph Polchinski, University of California, Santa Barbara/KITP - “Precursor Puzzles”**04/13/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Jaume Gomis, Perimeter Institute - “Mirror Symmetry and Loop Operators”**04/13/15**Biophysics Seminar - Nikta Fakhri, MIT - "TBA"**04/13/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, MIT, "Dirac Electrons — Living on the Edge"**04/10/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Illias Cholis, FNAL, "WIMP ante portas? The Fermi galactic center excess."**04/10/15**Special Condensed Matter Seminar - Chunhui Du, Ohio State U - " Spin Dynamics and Transport Studied by Ferromagnetic Resonance (FMR) based Techniques"**04/10/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Kent Yagi, "I-Love-Q and Follicly Challenged Neutron Stars"**04/09/15**Special Condensed Matter Seminar - Abhinav Kandala, Penn State U. - "Engineering dissipation-less transport in magnetic topological insulator systems"**04/07/15**Math Physics Seminar, Wendelin Werner, ETS, Zurich, "'A simple renormalization flow setup for FK-percolation models"**04/06/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Allan MacDonald, UT, Austin, "Exciton Condensates are Super!"**04/06/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Robert Wald, University of Chicago - "Dynamic and Thermodynamic Stability of Black Holes and Black Branes"**04/06/15**Biophysics Seminar - Marc Gershow, NYU - "TBA"**04/03/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Jeremy Mardon, Stanford, "Ultra light vectors -- a journey from inflation to the lab"**04/03/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - David Vegh, IAS - “The Einstein-Rosen Bridge on the String”**04/03/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Simon Dicker "High resolution imaging of the SZ effect using MUSTANG2"**04/02/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Cindy Regal, University of Colorado-Boulder, "Interferometry in a strong light"**03/31/15**Math Physics Seminar, Grisha Falkovich, Weizmann Inst., "When the Dust Settles"**03/30/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Bobby Acharya,ICTP Trieste & King's College London-Non-thermal Dark Matter--a Generic Prediction of String/M theory**03/30/15**Biophysics Seminar - Sidhartha Goyal, U. Toronto - “Finding the rules of blood regeneration”**03/30/15**Special Condensed Matter Seminar - T. Kontos, LPA, Ecole Normale Supérieure-"Coherent coupling of a single spin to microwave cavity photons"**03/27/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Matthew Buican, Rutgers University - "Conformal Manifolds and Argyres-Douglas Theories"**03/27/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Spencer Chang, U. of Oregon, "Phenomenology of Induced Electroweak Symmetry Breaking"**03/27/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, David Spergel, "What polarization measurements will teach us about the early universe and fundamental physics"**03/26/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Ali Yazdani, Princeton University, "Spotting the elusive Majorana under the microscope"**03/24/15**Math Physics Seminar, Simone Warzel, TU-Munich, "On the decay rates of determinantal correlation functionals"**03/24/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Suvrat Raju, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (Bangalore) - Title below**03/23/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Andreas Stergiou, Yale University - "Trace anomaly on the conformal manifold"**03/23/15**Biophysics Seminar - Michael Levin, Tufts - “Endogenous voltage gradients among non-neural tissues encode large-scale patterning cues in embryogenes**03/20/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Gustavo Burdman, University of Sao Paulo - "“Colorless Top Partners, Naturalness and the Higgs”**03/20/15**Atomic Physics Seminar, Richard Parker, U of Chicago, "First Measurement of the Atomic Electric Dipole Moment of 225Ra"**03/19/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Dan Hooper, Fermilab - “Dark Matter Annihilation in the Galactic Center (and in Dwarf Galaxies?)”**03/16/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Jacques Distler, University of Texas - “Tinkertoys for the E6 (2,0) Theory”**03/13/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Maria J Rodriguez, Harvard University - "Exact Solutions for Extreme Black Hole Magnetospheres"**03/13/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, SPIDER party: Overview of the science with personal stories from all the team members**03/12/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Per Helander, Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany, title: tba**03/12/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series-Per Helander, Max-Planck Ins.Plasma Physics,"Theory of non-symmetric plasma confinement and a new large physics experiment**03/10/15**Special Particle Physics Seminar, Daniel Whiteson, UC Irvine, "Observing Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays with Smartphones"**03/09/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Marco Bochicchio, Sapienza University of Rome - An asymptotic solution of large-N QCD, and of large-N n=1 SUSY YM**03/09/15**Biophysics Seminar - Dan Larson, NIH - "Single-molecule imaging reveals switch between spurious and functional ncRNA transcription"**03/06/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS - “Cosmological Polytopes”**03/06/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Hyung Do Kim, UMN, "Quantum Electroweak Symmetry Breaking"**03/05/15**Raymond & Beverly Sackler Lecture in Astrophysics, Daniel Eisenstein "Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound"**03/05/15****Cancelled**Raymond & Beverly Sackler Lecture in Astrophysics, Daniel Eisenstein "Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound"**Cancelled****03/04/15**Special Cosmology Seminar, Daniel Eisenstein, "Baryon Acoustic Oscillations: A Robust and Precise Route to the Cosmological Distance Scale"**03/03/15**Math Physics Seminar, Senya Shlosman, U Marseille, "Airy diffusion and N^{1/3} fluctuations in the 2D Ising model"**03/02/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Leonardo Rastelli, SUNY Stonybrook - TBA**02/27/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Victor Mikhaylov, Princeton University - "Notes on Supergroup Chern-Simons Theories"**02/27/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Matthew Baumgart, Carnegie Mellon, "De Sitter Wavefunctionals and the Resummation of Time"**02/27/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Sam Gralla "QED Plasma and Magnetars"**02/26/15**Spec. Condensed Matter, SuYang Xu, PU & LBNL, "2D Topological Superconductors based on 3D Topological Insulators with Helical Pairing"**02/25/15**Special Seminar - "Hostile and Benevolent Sexism: A Discussion for Women and Men in STEM." - Susan Fiske - Princeton University**02/24/15**Math Physics Seminar, Subhro Ghosh, Princeton, "Rigidity phenomena in random point sets"**02/23/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, N. Peter Armitage, Johns Hopkins,"Shining (low frequency) light on quantum magnets: Ising spin chains, quantum spin ice, an**02/23/15**Biophysics Seminar - Yann Chemla, UIUC - “Measurement of Flagellar and Whole-cell Dynamics in Swimming E. coli Cells”**02/23/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Xiaoliang Qi, Stanford University - “Exact Holographic Mapping, Tensor Networks and Space-time Geometry”**02/20/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Yue Zhao, Stanford U."The Solution of (Little) Hierarchy Problem in AdS3/CFT2 Avatar"**02/20/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Zoltan Haiman, "Electromagnetic Emission from Compact Supermassive Black Hole Binaries"**02/20/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Michael Dine, U. of CA, Santa Cruz - “Spontaneous CP Violation and $\theta_{qcd}$”**02/19/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania, "Topological Boundary Modes from Quantum Electronics to Classical Mechanics"**02/16/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Xi Yin, Harvard University - "On the UV completion of 6d SYM"**02/16/15**Biophysics Seminar - Coleen Murphy, Princeton - "Fatal Attraction: The links between mating, reproductive behavior, and longevity"**02/13/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Matthew Low, U of Chicago, "TBA"**02/13/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Steve Gubser, Princeton University - "Holographic Fermi surfaces from top-down constructions"**02/13/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Eiichiro Komatsu "Analytical Model for Non-thermal Pressure in Galaxy Clusters"**02/13/15**Spec. Condensed Matter Seminar, SuYang Xu, PU & LBNL, "TBA"**02/12/15**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Zheng-Tian Lu, ANL, U. Chicago, "Atom Trap, Krypton-81, and Global Groundwater"**02/12/15**Spec. Condensed Matter Seminar, SuYang Xu, PU & LBNL, "TBA"**02/10/15**Math Physics Seminar, Michael Kiessling, Rutgers, "A novel quantum-mechanical interpretation of the Dirac equation"**02/09/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Dmitry Abanin, Perimeter Institute, "Many-body localization in periodically driven systems"**02/09/15**High Energy Theory Seminar- Jared Kaplan, Johns Hopkins University - Virasoro Conformal Blocks and Thermality from Classical Background Fields**02/09/15**Special Seminar - " Cosmology from the Planck satellite and beyond" - Joanna Dunkley**02/06/15**Particle Physics Seminar, Jack Kearney,FNAL "Explaining the "Inexplicable:" Achieving dark sector mass relations via renormalization group focusing."**02/06/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Bill Jones, "Informal discussion of the Planck2015 and BICEP/KECK papers"**02/06/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Johannes Henn, IAS -“The Three-Loop Cusp Anomalous Dimension in QCD”**02/04/15**Special Seminar - Magnetic resonance with Single-Nuclear-Spin Sensitivity - Alex Sushkov, Harvard University**02/03/15**Math Physics Seminar, Alessandro Giuliani, U. of Rome 3, "Height Fluctuations in Interacting Dimers"**02/03/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS-Sean Hartnoll,Stanford U-Holographically Inspired Thoughts on High Temperature Superconductors and other Bad Metals**02/02/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Andrey Chubukov, U of Minn, "Charge order in the cuprates"**02/02/15**Special Seminar -Fingers, toes and tongues: the anatomy of interfacial instabilities in viscous fluids - Irmgard Bischofberger, University of Chicago**01/28/15**Condensed Matter Seminar, Carlos Sa De Melo, Georgia Tech,"Effects of spin-orbit coupling on the Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition . . . .**01/26/15**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania-"“The Time Reversal Invariant Fractional Josephson Effect”**01/23/15**High Energy Theory Seminar - Ran Yacoby, Princeton University - " The Conformal Bootstrap for Maximally Supersymmetric Theories in Three Dimensions"**01/23/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Nick Battaglia, "Cross correlations with CMB secondaries: constraining cosmological parameters and cluster astrophysics"**01/16/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Ed Belbruno, "A Dynamical Mechanism for the Big Bang and an Alternative Time with w=1"**01/15/15**Special Seminar -Chris Martin-Johns Hopkins University-What did we find? Characterizing a new particle using 4l events from the CMS Experiment.**01/15/15**Informal High Energy Theory Seminar- IAS - Song He, Perimeter Inst.-“Scattering Equations and Matrices: Exploring the World of Massless Theories"**01/14/15**Special Seminar - Higgs boson physics at ATLAS from the WW perspective - Corrinne Mills**01/13/15**Special Seminar - The MAJORANA Low-Background Broad Energy Germanium Detector - Graham Giovanetti**01/09/15**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Vasileios Paschalidis "Numerical relativity: challenges, recent results and future applications"**01/06/15**High-resolution imaging of ordering in Rydberg many-body systems - Peter Schauss