Friday Phenomenology Group Seminars

Upcoming Events

Date
Fri February 23rd 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Manoj Kaplinghat

A dark force, which is a necessary ingredient of self-interacting dark matter models, can lead to gravothermal collapse of dark matter in small mass halos.

Past Events

Date
Fri February 16th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Speaker
Simon Knapen

I will explain how we can search for light Dark Matter by detecting small amounts of phonons in specific crystals.

Date
Fri February 9th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Aurora Ireland

Much remains to be understood about the origin and evolution of our universe's largest supermassive black holes (SMBHs).

Date
Fri February 2nd 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Marios Galanis

Pioneered in the 1950s by Hanbury Brown and Twiss, intensity interferometry refers to the correlation of light intensities incident on two telescopes.

Date
Fri January 26th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Mustafa Amin

I will argue that if the density of dark matter in the early universe is dominated by subhorizon, non-relativistic field modes, then there is a relatively model-independent bound on the mass of…

Date
Fri January 19th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Harikrishnan Ramani

Theoretically well motivated models of dark matter such as inelastic dark matter (including the last surviving electroweak WIMP, the pseudo-Dirac Higgsino) and strongly interacting dark…

Date
Fri January 12th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Inbar Savoray

Thousands of person years have been invested in searches for New Physics (NP), the majority of them motivated by theoretical considerations.