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Mar 20, 2017 4:00 pm - Nielsen Hall 170 - Colloquium
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Constructing Universal Laws of Gravity at Short distances and Small time scales

Both Einstein’s theory of General Relativity and  Newton’s theory of gravity possess a short distance and small time scale catastrophe. The blackhole singularity and cosmological Big Bang singularity problems highlight that current theories of gravity are incomplete description at early times and small distances. I will discuss how one can potentially resolve these fundamental problems at a classical level, and discuss various ramifications for fundamental aspects of physics from cosmology to Hierarchy problem in Standard Model of particle physics.

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CMP Seminar

Apr 24, 2017 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Nicholas Ekins-Daukes
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Colloquium

Apr 27, 2017 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Timothy Beers
Carbon in the Early Universe and Observational Constraints on First-Star Nucleosynthesis

Astronomy Journal Club

Apr 28, 2017 2:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Lisa Simpson

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