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**Location: Bloomberg Hall of Physics Library - Institute for Advanced Study**

**06/01/16**Arnab Rudra, University of California, Davis | String theory low energy expansion and M theory amplitudes**05/25/16**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Masahito Yamazaki, IAS**05/18/16**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Sangmin Lee , Member IAS, Bloomberg Hall Physics Library**05/04/16**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion Group led by Edward Witten, IAS - "On Kevin Costello's Approach to Integrable Spin Systems”**04/29/16**Informal HET Seminar IAS - Arash Arabi Ardehali, University of Michigan - “High-Temperature Asymptotics of the 4d Superconfomal Index”**04/20/16**Physics Group Meeting IAS - Discussion Group led by Abhijit Gadde, Member IAS - “Conformal Constraints on Defects”**04/13/16**Physics Group Meeting IAS - Discussion Group led by Dionysios Anninos, Member IAS - “Replica Symmetry Breaking”**04/06/16**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Juven Wang, Member IAS - “Quantum Statistics and Spacetime Topology”**03/23/16**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Pavel Putrov, Member IAS - “Categorification of Chern-Simons Partition Function”**03/16/16**Physics Group Meeting IAS - Discussion Group led by Leonard Susskind, Stanford University - “ER=EPR and Copenhagen-Everett Duality”**03/09/16**Physics Group Meeting IAS - Discussion Group led by David Kosower, Member IAS;CEA/Saclay - “Integration By Parts for Feynman Integrals”**03/02/16**Physics Group Meeting IAS - Discussion Group led by David Simmons-Duffin, Member IAS - “Looking for a Bulk Point”**02/24/16**Physics Group Meeting IAS - Discussion Group led by Mauricio Romo, IAS - “Gauged Linear Sigma Models, B-branes and Hemispheres”**02/17/16**Physics Group Meeting IAS - Discussion Group Led by Jennifer Lin, Member, IAS - TBA**02/03/16**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS - “The Diphoton Excess and Physics Beyond the Standard Model”**01/20/16**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Ellis Ye Yuan, IAS, “Soft Gravitons”**01/13/16**Physics Group Meeting - IAS - Discussion group led by Carlos Mafra, IAS, “Perturbative String Scattering Amplitudes with the Pure Spinor Formalism**Location: Bloomberg Lecture Hall - Institute for Advanced Study**

**11/14/16**Senthil Todadri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - "TBA"**10/11/16**Lena Funcke, Max Planck Institute for Physics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - “Rethinking the Origin of Small Neutrino Masses”**09/19/16**David R. Morrison, UC Santa Barbara - "TBA"**09/19/16**Gary Horowitz, UC Santa Barbara - “Recovering the Spacetime Metric from a Holographic Dual”**09/12/16**Jeffrey Harvey, UChicago - "Moonshine, old and new”**07/19/16**Zohar Komargodski "Strings from Massive Higher Spins: The Asymptotic Uniqueness of the Veneziano Amplitude"**05/20/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS - TBA**05/16/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Hong Liu, MIT - “Effective Field Theory of Dissipative Fluids”**05/13/16**HET Seminar, Marko Simonivic, IAS, "Weinberg Soft Theorems from Weinberg Adiabatic Modes"**05/11/16**HET Seminar, Daniel Harlow, Harvard University, “Discussion about constraints on electromagnetism from quantum gravity”**04/29/16**HET Seminar IAS - John J. Carrasco, IAS - “Efficiency=Geometry? Decoding the DNA of Prediction in Gauge, Gravity and Effective Field Theories”**04/25/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Washington Taylor, MIT - “Elliptic Calabi-Yau Manifolds and the F-theory Landscape”**04/11/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Chong Wang, Harvard University -“Charge-vortex duality and Dirac Fermions in (2+1)d”**04/01/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - David Kosower , IAS, CEA/Saclay- TBA**03/28/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Ahmed Almheiri, Stanford University - "Linearity of Holographic Entanglement Entropy”**03/18/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Sangmin Lee, IAS, Seoul National University - “2d (0,2) Gauge Theories and Calabi-Yau 4-fold Singularities”**03/14/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Leonard Susskind, Stanford University, “Complexity Behind the Horizon”**03/04/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Mauricio Romo, IAS - “B-brane transport on (non-) abelian gauged linear sigma models”**02/29/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Jared Kaplan, Johns Hopkins University, “On Information Loss in AdS_3/CFT_2”**02/19/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Carlos Mafra, IAS - "Multiloop Scattering Amplitudes in String and Field Theory"**02/05/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Ellis Ye Yuan, IAS - “Tree and One-Loop Amplitudes from Scattering Equations”**02/01/16**High Energy Theory Seminar IAS - Marcus Spradlin, Brown University, "Landau Singularities and Symbology”**01/22/16**High Energy Theory IAS - Matthew Low, IAS - “Possibilities for the 750 GeV Excess”**Location: Bowen Hall Auditorium**

**Location: Carl A. Fields Center**

**Location: Fine 224**

**Location: IAS Simonyi Hall S101**

**Location: Jadwin**

**Location: Jadwin 111**

**11/14/16**CM Video Seminar, Brian Swingle, Harvard, "TBA"**09/26/16**HET Seminar | Vijay Balasubramanian | University of Pennsylvania | “New Forms of Entanglement and Holography”**09/08/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Vanita Srinivasa, Univ. of MD, "Entangling semiconductor spin qubits via the Coulomb interaction"**02/09/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Yoni Kahn, Princeton, "A Broadband Approach to Axion Dark Matter Detection"**Location: Jadwin 233**

**05/13/16**Atomic Physics Seminar, Vito Giovanni Lucivero, ICFO, "Quantum metrology with high density atomic vapors and squeezed states of light"**01/07/16**Atomic Physics Seminar, Ashok Ajoy, MIT, “Quantum assisted metrology with Nitrogen Vacancy centers in diamond”**Location: Jadwin 303**

**12/06/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Eder Izaguirre, Perimeter, "TBA"**11/29/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine, Harvard, "TBA"**11/08/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Gordon Krnjaic, Perimeter, "TBA"**10/25/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, David Shih, Rutgers, "TBA"**10/13/16**Spec. Pheno & Vino, Oren Slone, Tel Aviv U.. "TBA"**10/11/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Kohsaku Tobioka, Tel Aviv, U., "TBA"**10/04/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Masha Baryakhtar, Perimeter, "TBA"**09/27/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Rouven Essig, Stony Brook, "New Direct-Detection Probes of sub-GeV Dark Matter"**09/20/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Lina Necib, Boston U., "Spherical Cows of Dark Matter: Morphology of Indirect Detection Signals"**09/13/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Daniele Alves, Princeton, "Goldstone Gauginos"**06/16/16**Special Seminar: Pedram Roushan, Google: "Chiral ground-state currents of interacting photons in a synthetic magnetic field”**05/17/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Prateek Agrawal, Harvard, "The Cosmological Constant Problem in Scalar Gravity"**05/03/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Jesse Thaler, MIT, "Probing the Core of QCD with Jet Substructure"**04/19/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Fiorenza Donato, U of Torino, "Dark matter and the cosmic radiation"**04/12/16**Pheno & Vino, Ken Van Tilburg, Stanford, "Searching for light scalar dark matter with rods and clocks"**03/22/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Matthew Kleban, NYU, "Inhomogeneous Anisotropic Cosmology"**03/08/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Marat Freytsis, "The B -> D(*) tau nu anomalies: facts and/or fictions"**03/01/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Yuhsin Tsai, U. of Maryland, Exotic Signals in The Twin Higgs Model**02/23/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Jakub Scholtz, Harvard, "Flooded Dark Matter and core/cusp resolution with fermionic dark matter"**02/16/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Raffaele D'Agnolo, IAS, "Light Dark Matter from Boltzmann Tails"**02/02/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Sam McDermott, Stony Brook, "Inflatable Dark Matter"**01/29/16**Astroparticle Seminar: "Neutrino Physics faces Cosmology"- Carlos Peña Garay**01/28/16**Ultracold Quantum Matter of Strongly Dipolar Molecules - Sebastian Will, MIT**01/28/16**Astroparticle Seminar:Canfranc Laboratory-speaker Aldo Ianni**01/27/16**Tailoring the flow of light at the nanoscale with hyperbolic metasurfaces - Alex High, Harvard University**01/25/16**A Light Dark Side - Yonit Hochberg, Berkeley**01/19/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Csaba Csaki, Cornell, "Displaced Higgs decays and flavor bounds in twin Higgs models"**Location: Jadwin 343**

**10/25/16**Math Physics Seminar, Eviatar Procaccia, Texas A & M, "Can one hear the shape of a random walk?"**10/18/16**Math Physics Seminar, Vieri Mastropietro, U. of Milano, "Localization of interacting fermions with quasi-random disorder"**10/17/16**Special Math Physics Seminar, Anna Vershynina, Basque Center, Spain, "Quantum analogues of geometric inequalities for Information theory"**10/12/16**Special Math Physics Seminar, Alessandro Giuliani, U. of Rome 3, "Universality of transport coefficients in the Haldane-Hubbard model"**09/27/16**Math Physics Seminar, Eliran Subag, Weizmann, "Critical points and the Gibbs measure of a spherical spin glass model"**04/26/16**Math Physics Seminar, Roderich Tumulka, Rutgers U., "Probability Distribution of the Time at Which an Ideal Detector Clicks"**04/19/16**Math Physics Seminar, Phil Sosoe, Harvard, "Sharp quasi-invariance for the 4th order nonlinear Schroedinger equation"**04/05/16**Math Physics Seminar, Juerg Froehlich, ETH, Zurich, "Physical implications of the chiral anomaly -"**03/29/16**Math Physics Seminar, David Brydges, U of British Columbia, "The lace expansion for $\phi^{4}$"**03/22/16**Math Physics Seminar, Robin Reuvers, U of Copenhagen, "The Bogoliubov free energy functional"**03/08/16**Math Physics Seminar, Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State, "Localization in the disordered Holstein model"**03/01/16**Math Physics Seminar, Michael Brenner, Harvard, "A Potential mechanism for a singular solution of the Euler Equation"**02/23/16**Math Physics Seminar, Lukas W. Schimmer, Princeton, "Asymptotics of the eigenvalues of operators for mirror curves"**02/16/16**Math Physics Seminar, Simone Warzel, TU, Munich, "Decay of correlations and absence of superfluidity in the disordered Tonks-Girardeau gas"**Location: Jadwin 475**

**Location: Jadwin A06**

**12/05/16**HET Seminar | Andreas Karch | U. of Washington | TBA**11/11/16**HET Seminar | Thomas Mertens | Princeton University | “TBA”**05/27/16**Astroparticle Physics Seminar: Phillip Urquijo, Univ. of Melbourne**04/11/16**Special seminar - Stuart Parkin, Max Planck Institute (Halle), “Domain Wall Spin-Orbitronics: Rise of Racetrack Memory!”**04/08/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Sebastian Franco, CUNY - "Branes and 2d (0,2) Gauge Theories"**04/05/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Hermann Nicolai, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics - "K(E10) as an R symmetry"**02/04/16**Revealing Hidden Orders in Spin-Orbit Coupled Correlated Materials - Liuyan Zhao, Caltech**02/04/16**Search, discovery and measurements of the Higgs boson in the diphoton decay channel at CMS- Josh Bendavid, CERN**02/04/16**Revealing Hidden Orders in Spin-Orbit Coupled Correlated Materials - Liuyan Zhao, Caltech**01/22/16**Special seminar - Hao Ding, Tsinghua U., Bejing: "Exploring high-temperature superconductivity in FeSe/TiO2(001) heterostructure"**01/21/16**Time-resolved optical probes of spin and valley physics in semiconductors - Luyi Yang, Los Alamos**01/20/16**Shaking up statistical physics in interacting quantum systems - Anushya Chandran, Perimeter Institute**01/18/16**Long-range entangled many-body states - Jeongwan Haah - MIT**01/14/16**Symmetry protection in strongly interacting 3D bosonic systems - Fiona Burnell,**01/14/16**Symmetry protection in strongly interacting 3D bosonic systems - Fiona Burnell**01/12/16**Symmetry meets topological order - Meng Cheng, Microsoft Q**Location: Jadwin A07**

**06/09/16**Special CM Seminar, David van Woerkom, Delft University of Technology, "Dynamics of Superconductor-Semiconductor Josephson junctions"**06/08/16**Special CM Seminar, Aris Alexandradinata, Yale, "The first nonsymmorphic topological insulator: prediction and discovery"**06/06/16**Special Seminar: Edoardo Baldini, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, "Exploring the Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Collective Excitations"**06/03/16**Special CM Seminar, Ahmet Avsar, National University of Singapore, "Electronic spin transport in gate-tunable black phosphorus spin valves"**05/18/16**Special CM Seminar, Shaffique Adam, Yale-NUS, "The role of electron-electron interactions in graphene†"**05/16/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Dmitri Khevshchenko, UNC, "Demystifying the Holographic Mystique"**05/10/16**Pheno & Vino Seminar, Andrea Tesi, U of Chicago, "The \digamma particle"**Location: Jadwin A08**

**Location: Jadwin A09**

**Location: Jadwin A10**

**12/15/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: Christopher Monroe, University of Maryland; Title: TBA**11/10/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: Neal Weiner, NYU; Title: TBA**10/27/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: David Vanderbilt, Rutgers University; Title: TBA**10/20/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: Stephen Shenker, Stanford; "Quantum gravity and quantum chaos"**10/13/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: Markus Greiner, Harvard; Title TBA**10/06/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: Rana Adhikari, Caltech; "The truth behind the LIGO discoveries"**09/29/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: Frans Pretorius, Princeton; "The Dynamical Strong-field Regime of General Relativity"**09/22/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: Ryan Patterson, Caltech; “Next questions in neutrino physics and the NOvA experiment”**09/15/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series: John Ellis, King's College London & CERN; “Radioactive Iron Rain: Evidence of a Recent Nearby Supernova Explosion”**06/17/16**Kirk McDonald Retirement - Special Seminars**06/17/16**Special Seminar: "Neutrinos are Everywhere: Towards a New Understanding of the Quantum Universe" Nigel S. Lockyer, Director Fermi National Laboratory**06/17/16**Special Seminar: "Neutrinos are Everywhere: Towards a New Understanding of the Quantum Universe" Nigel S. Lockyer, Director Fermi National Laboratory**04/14/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Vladan Vuletic, MIT: "What does the Golden Ratio have to do with friction? An answer atom by atom."**03/31/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series - David Snoke, U. Pittsburgh: "Superfluids of light: Bose-Einstein condensation of polaritons in microcavities"**03/10/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Dam Thanh Son, University of Chicago: "Surprises with Dirac fermions in condensed matter"**03/03/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Kerstin Perez, Haverford: “In Search of Cosmic-Ray Antinuclei from Dark Matter”**02/25/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Joseph Curtin, Joseph Curtin Studios: “Can Stradivari’s Sound Be Measured?”**02/18/16**CANCELLED: Hamilton Colloquium Series**02/11/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Sebastian Seung, Princeton University: "Structure and function of the retina"**Location: Jadwin- basement**

**Location: Joseph Henry Room**

**12/12/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker David Williams, Rochester**12/05/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Vernita Gordon, UT Austin**11/28/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Eric Siggia, Rockefeller U.**11/21/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Ido Golding, Baylor College of Medicine**11/07/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Lisa Manning, Syracuse U.**10/24/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Robert Gütig, Max Planck**10/17/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Anton Zilman, U. Toronto**10/10/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Daniel Fisher, Stanford**09/30/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Mark Kamionkowski (JHU), "Dust polarization and interstellar turbulence"**09/26/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Jane Wang, Cornell**09/23/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Ira Thorpe (NASA/GSFC), "The success of LISA Pathfinder and the prospects for a space-based gravitational wave observatory"**09/19/16**Biophysics Seminar speaker Olga Dudko, UCSD**04/25/16**Biophysics Seminar - Sandeep Robert Datta, Harvard "Linking Sensation to Action in the Olfactory System"**04/18/16**Biophysics Seminar - John F. Brady, Caltech "The Swim Pressure of Active Matter"**04/11/16**Biophysics Seminar - Polly Fordyce, Stanford**03/24/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Michael Gullans, NIST/U. of MD, " Quantum Nonlinear Optics"**03/21/16**Biophysics Seminar - Thierry Mora, ENS**03/07/16**Biophysics Seminar - Nicolas Desprat, ENS "The morphogenesis of bacterial microcolonies and its role in environmental adaptation"**02/29/16**Biophysics Seminar - Michelle Wang, Cornell "Single molecule mechanics – towards high throughput"**02/22/16**Biophysics Seminar - Jason Swedlow, University of Dundee "Signalling and mechanics in the human mitotic spindle and the DNA damage response."**02/12/16**Special Cosmology Seminar, Soichiro Isoyama (U. of Guelph) "Hamiltonian dynamics of large-mass-ratio binaries: the self-force approach"**02/02/16**Top quarks & beyond: probing new physics at the Large Hadron Collider- Louise Skinnari, CERN**02/01/16**Biophysics Seminar - Alexandra Zidovska, NYU "Mechanism and Function of Chromatin Positional Dynamics in Interphase"**Location: McDonnell A01**

**Location: McDonnell A02**

**10/05/16**2017 Conference for Undergradute Women in Physics**05/27/16**Hear the Music of the Cosmos: strings, gravitational waves, and beyond! - Katerina Visnjic**04/21/16**Hamilton Colloquium Series - Harald Hess, HHMI Janelia Research Campus: "Innovating Microscopy: From Atoms to Biology"**04/07/16**41st Annual Donald R. Hamilton Lecture: Gary Horowitz, UC-Santa Barbara, "Strange Views of Space and Time: From Einstein to String Theory"**02/25/16**PCTS Annual Lecture 2016: Michael Brenner, Harvard, "The Science of Cooking"**Location: Other See Notes**

**Location: PCTS Seminar Room**

**11/21/16**HET Seminar | Bogdan Stoica | Brandeis University | TBA**11/21/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Andrea Liu, U. Penn, "TBA"**11/07/16**HET Seminar | Daniel Park | Rutgers University | TBA**11/07/16**CM Video Seminar, Andy Mackenzie, Max Planck, "TBA"**10/24/16**HET Seminar | Alba Grassi | ICTP in Trieste | TBA**10/17/16**CM Video Seminar, Andy Lucas, Harvard, "Fluid dynamics of electrons in graphene"**10/10/16**HET Seminar | Oliver DeWolfe | University of Colorado | TBA**10/10/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Nuh Gedik, MIT, "Optical manipulation of electronic bands using Floquet-Bloch States"**10/03/16**HET Seminar | Dalimil Mazac | University of Waterloo | TBA**10/03/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Chandra Varma, UCR, "Quantum Critical Fluctuations Leading to Strange Metals and Superconductors in 2D Metallic ..."**09/29/16**Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Adam Nahum, MIT, "Quantum entanglement growth under random unitary dynamics"**09/23/16**HET Seminar | Yifan Wang | Princeton University | "Superconformal Bootstrap in Two Dimensions"**09/09/16**HET Seminar | Apratim Kaviraj | Indian Institute of Science | Conformal Bootstrap in Mellin space**06/03/16**High Energy Theory Seminar David Kosower, PCTS Seminar Room 407**05/20/16**Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Gregor Jotzu, ETH, "Probing Topological Floquet-Bands and Quantum Magnetism with Ultracold Fermions"**05/12/16**Special CM Seminar, Thomas Iadecola, Boston College, "Wire constructions of Abelian topological phases in three or more dimensions"**05/09/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Roderich Moessner, Max Planck, "Dynamics of a Kitaev spin liquid"**05/09/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Tarek Anous, MIT - "Black hole collapse in the 1/c expansion"**05/05/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Adam Brown, Stanford University - "Hot Bubbles of Nothing"**05/03/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Masahito Yamazaki, Kavli Institute - "Determinant Formulas for General CFTs"**05/02/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Ethan Dyer, Stanford University - "small black holes in near extremal gravity"**05/02/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Chetan Nayak, Microsoft, "Floquet Time Crystals: Spontaneously Broken Discrete Time-Translational Symmetry in Periodically-D**04/29/16**Gravity Group Seminar, David Spergel (Princeton University) "NASA’s WFIRST mission"**04/28/16**Neutrino Seminar - Diana Parno, U. of Washington, "Unmasking the Neutrino: The Standard Model and Beyond"**04/22/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Andrei Smilga - Subatech Research Lab - "Ultraviolet structure of 6D sypersymmetric gauge theories"**04/22/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Nick Battaglia (Princeton University), "Weak lensing mass calibration of SZ selected clusters from ACT"**04/18/16**High Energy Theory - Howard Schnitzer, Brandeis University - " Renyi Entropy for the SU(N)_1 WZW model on the torus"**04/18/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Qimiao Si, Rice U., "Frustrated Magnetism and Superconductivity in Iron Pnictides and Chalcogenides"**04/15/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Amber Miller (Columbia University) "EBEX - What we have learned, a surprise, and what comes next"**04/15/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Mark Mezei, Princeton University - "Spread of entanglement and chaos"**04/08/16**Gravity Group Alessandra Buonanno, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics**04/08/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Alessandra Buonanno (MPI for Gravitational Physics) "GW150914 and the next challenges..."**04/04/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - John Cardy, University of California, Berkeley - "Quantum Revivals after a Quench in CFT "**04/04/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Monika Aidelsburger, Col. of France, "Artificial gauge fields and topology with ultracold atoms in optical lattices"**04/01/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Kris Sigurdson (IAS) "Gravity as a window onto new particle interactions in the dark Universe"**03/31/16**Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Panagiotis Kotetes, U. of Copenhagen, "Signatures of Majorana fermions in Shiba chains with or without spin-orbit in**03/25/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Andrew (Liam) Fitzpatrick, Boston University - “Conformal Bootstrap Bounds on Charged States in 2D CFTs at c>1”**03/25/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Chuck Bennett (Johns Hopkins University) "Cosmic Convergence?"**03/23/16**Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Alexey Soluyanov, ETH, "New Topological Excitations"**03/21/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Erik Tonni, SISSA - "Some geometrical aspects of entanglement in CFT & Holography"**03/21/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Haim Beidenkopf, Weizmann Institute, "Tantalizing Fermi arcs in a Weyl semi-metal"**03/08/16**Special Condensed Matter Seminar, Chaoxing Liu, Penn State, “Possible realization of bosonic symmetry protected topological phases in bilayer graphe**03/07/16**High Energy Theory - Cumrun Vafa, Harvard University - "F-theory Perspective of 6d/4d SCFT's"**03/04/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Sean McWilliams (W. Virginia University)**03/04/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Sean McWilliams (W. Virginia University) "The Birth of Observational Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics, and Its Future"**03/04/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Jean-Loup Puget (Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale, Orsay)**03/04/16**Special Cosmology Seminar, Jean-Loup Puget (IAS, Orsay) "Low multipole polarization measurements from Planck"**02/26/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Liang Dai (IAS, JHU) "Gravitationally lensed gravitational waves"**02/26/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Mykola Dedushenko, Princeton University - "Chiral algebras in 2d N=(0,2) theories"**02/24/16**Special CMS, Michael Brenner, Harvard, "Towards artificial living materials"**02/22/16**High Energy Theory - Wilke van der Schee, MIT - "Evolution of the jet opening angle distribution in holographic plasma"**02/22/16**Condensed Matter Seminar, Steve Kivelson, Stanford, "Electron Nematic Phases in Highly Correlated Electron Systems"**02/19/16**Gravity Group Lunch Seminar, Ted Jacobson, "Hawking radiation and the trans-Planckian puzzle: from black holes to rubidium condensates"**02/12/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Vicky Kalogera (Northwestern University) "The Quest for the Era of Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics"**02/12/16**High Energy Theory Seminar - Aitor Lewkowycs, Princeton University - "Modular hamiltonians and relative entropies for holographic states"**02/08/16**High Energy Theory - John Gracey, University of Liverpool - "Higher dimensional quantum field theories - old methods for the modern arena"**02/05/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Chris Tully "Status of PTOLEMY for Calorimeter-based Relic Neutrino Detection and Neutrino Mass Measurement"**01/20/16**Special Cosmology Seminar, James Mertens (Case Western) "Inhomogeneous Cosmological Spacetimes in Numerical Relativity"**01/15/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Jeff Peterson (Carnegie Mellon) "Fast Radio Bursts"**01/08/16**Gravity Group Seminar, Marius Lungu (UPenn) "Mapping the Polarized Microwave Sky with ACTPol"**01/07/16**Special CM Seminar, Felix Flicker, UC Berkeley, "Charge Order, Quasicrystals, and the Quantum Hall Effect"**Location: Peyton Hall**

**Location: PPPL: Lyman Spitzer Building**

**Location: Taplin Auditorium**

**04/15/16**Special Event - Physics Recital**Location: TBD**