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2020-21 SITP Seminars

Weekly Group Meetings
Day Group Location Time
Wednesday TTbar Group Meeting Varian 355 1:30 P.M.
Thursday SITP Student Journal Club Meeting Varian 355 5:30 P.M.
Friday Quantum Information Group Meeting Varian 355 10:30 A.M.

Virtual Seminars
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Date Speaker Time Title Affiliation
09/08/20 Alexey Milekhin 2:00 P.M. Quantum error correction and large N (Recording) University of California, Santa Barbara
10/01/20 Suvrat Raju 8:00 P.M. Holography of information from semiclassical gravity (Recording) International centre for Theoertical Sciences
10/05/20 Leonardo Senatore 2:00 P.M. A de-Sitter no-hair theorem for spacetimes with isometry group forming two-dimensional orbits (Recording) Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics
10/12/20 Netta Engelhardt 2:00 P.M. Free Energy from Replica Wormholes (Recording) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10/15/20 Sam McDermott 2:00 P.M. New Physics and the Black Hole Mass Gap Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
10/19/20 Lorenz Eberhardt 2:00 P.M. Partition functions of the tensionless string (Recording) Institute for Advanced Study
10/22/20 Stephen Taylor 2:00 P.M. New results from the Pulsar Timing Array hunt for nanohertz-frequency gravitational waves (Recording) Vanderbilt University
10/26/20 Petr Hořava 2:00 P.M. Large N Expansion and String Theory Out of Equilibrium (Recording) University of California, Berkeley
10/29/20 Ken Van Tilburg 2:00 P.M. Stellar Basins of Gravitationally Bound Particles (Recording) New York University
11/02/20 Vijay Balasubramanian 2:00 P.M. Knitting wormholes by entanglement in supergravity (Recording) University of Pennsylvania
11/12/20 Harikrishnan Ramani 2:00 P.M. What lies above the direct detection ceiling? Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics
11/12/20 Gabriel Wong 4:00 P.M. Entanglement entropy and edge modes in topological string theory (Recording) Fudan University
11/16/20 Sung-Sik Lee 2:00 P.M. A model of quantum gravity with emergent spacetime (Recording) McMaster University
11/19/20 Tongyan Lin 2:00 P.M. Directly detecting sub-GeV dark matter with crystal targets University of California, San Diego
11/30/20 Alejandra Castro 2:00 P.M. The Spectrum of Near-Extremal Rotating Black Hole (Recording) University of Amsterdam
12/03/20 Ofri Telem 2:00 P.M. Axion Strings are Superconducting University of California, Berkeley
12/07/20 David Huse 2:00 P.M. Many-body-localization to thermalization phase transition Princeton University
12/10/20 Anson Hook 2:00 P.M. Fun with cosmic strings : A CMB Millikan experiment and colliders in the sky University of Maryland
12/10/20 Rajesh Gopakumar 7:00 P.M. From Symmetric Product CFTs to AdS_3 (Recording) International Centre for Theoretical Sciences
12/17/20 Rebecca Leane 2:00 P.M. A Story of the Galactic Center Excess SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
01/25/21 Emil Martinec  2:00 P.M. In Pursuit of the Hirsute: Finding Fuzz Around Black Holes (Recording) University of Chicago
01/28/21 Daniel Egaña-Ugrinovic 2:00 P.M. Sources of Low-Energy Events in Low-Threshold Dark Matter Detectors (Recording) Perimeter Institute
02/01/21 Slava Rychkov 11:00 A.M. Replicas and RG: case study of Random Field Ising Model (Recording | Slides)
Université Paris-Saclay
02/04/21 Prateek Agrawal 12:00 P.M. Topological Gravity as the Early Phase of our Universe (Recording) University of Oxford
02/08/21 Jorge Kurchan 2:00 P.M. An unexpected bridge between Black Holes and glasses (Recording) École normale supérieure
02/11/21 Isabel Garcia-Garcia 12:00 P.M. P not PQ (Recording) Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
02/18/21 Hongwan Liu 2:00 P.M. Dark photons and the cosmic radiation background (Recording) New York University
02/25/21 Nathaniel Craig 2:00 P.M.  LHC Quo Vadis (Recording) University of California, Santa Barbara
03/01/21 Renato Renner 2:00 P.M. A thought experiment to test the range of validity of quantum theory (Recording) Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich
03/04/21 Matthew Mccullough 2:00 P.M. Dispersing New Physics (Recording) University of Cambridge
03/08/21 Joao Penedones 11:00 A.M. Bootstrapping Effective Field Theories: pions and supergravitons (Recording) École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
03/11/21 Olivier Simon 11:00 A.M. Black Hole Superradiance of Self-Interacting Scalar Fields (Recording) Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics
03/15/21 Matias Zaldarriaga 2:00 P.M. GW astrophysics with LIGO/VIRGO data (Recording | Slides) Institute for Advanced Study
03/18/21 Mariangela Lisanti 2:00 P.M. Prospects for Axion Detection with the Princeton Comagnetometer Experiment (Recording) Princeton University
03/29/21 Azadeh Maleknejad 2:00 P.M. Is Our Universe the Remnant of Chiral Anomaly in Inflation? (Recording | Slides) CERN
04/01/21 Jose Bernal 12:30 P.M. Hidden Symmetry of Vanishing Love (Recording) New York University
04/01/21 Jose Bernal 2:00 P.M. The trouble with H0 (and beyond) (Recording) Johns Hopkins University
04/05/21 Jared Kaplan 2:00 P.M. Scaling Laws in Machine Learning and GPT-3 Johns Hopkins University
04/09/21 Diego Redigolo 2:00 P.M. Ripples in Spacetime from broken SUSY (Recording) CERN
04/12/21 Sameer Murthy 11:00 A.M. Black hole microstates from matrices, and phases of super Yang-Mills theory (Recording) King's College London
04/16/21 Nancy Aggarwal 2:00 P.M. Gravitational waves at frequencies > 10 kHz (Recording) Northwestern University
04/19/21 Lance Dixon 2:00 P.M. Discussion on muon g-2 SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory<
04/23/21 Zhengkang Zhang 12:30 P.M. Effective Field Theory of Dark Matter Direct Detection With Collective Excitations (Recording) California Institute of Technology
04/26/21 Jorge Santos 10:00 A.M. AdS Euclidean Wormholes (Recording) University of Cambridge
04/29/21 Hazel Mak 12:30 P.M. Construction of 1D, N = 4 Supersymmetric SYK-Type Vertices (Recording) Brown University
04/30/21 Zhen Liu 11:30 A.M. LHC opportunities in long-lived signatures from hidden sectors (Recording) University of Minnesota
05/03/21 Yu-tin Huang 4:00 P.M. IR constraints on UV physics: Bounds from the EFThedron (Recording) National Taiwan University
05/07/21 David Curtin 12:30 P.M. A no-lose theorem for discovering the new physics of (g-2) (Recording) University of Toronto
05/10/21 Junwu Huang 2:00 P.M. Showers at the cosmological collider Perimeter Institute
05/14/21 Evan McDonough 12:30 P.M. Catastrophic Production of Slow Gravitinos (Recording) University of Chicago
05/17/21 Veronika Hubeny 2:00 P.M. Holographic Entropy Cone from Marginal Independence (Recording) University of California, Davis
05/21/21 Julian Muñoz 12:30 P.M. 21-cm cosmology in 2021 Harvard University
05/24/21 Nina Holden 10:00 A.M. Liouville quantum gravity in probability theory (Recording) Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
05/28/21 Patrick Huber 12:30 P.M. Passive low-energy nuclear recoil detection with color centers (Recording) Virginia Tech
06/03/21 Micha Berkooz 10:30 A.M. Multi-trace correlators in the SYK model and Non-geometric wormholes (Recording) Weizmann Institute of Science
06/11/21 Saarik Kalia 2:00 P.M. The Earth as a transducer for dark-photon dark-matter detection (Recording) Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics
06/18/21 David Cyncynates 2:00 P.M. Axiverse Dark Matter Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics


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