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Friday Phenomenology Group Seminars

Past Events

Date
Fri May 24th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Nathaniel Craig

What if supersymmetry were an internal symmetry, rather than a spacetime symmetry?

Date
Fri May 17th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Hongwan Liu

The process of Big Bang Nucleosynthesis (BBN) is a crucial test of cosmology. In this talk, I will describe a new code for predicting the primordial elemental abundance due to BBN.

Date
Fri May 10th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Zhiquan Sun

It is difficult to construct a post-inflation QCD axion model that solves the axion quality problem (and hence the Strong CP problem) without introducing a cosmological disaster.

Date
Fri May 3rd 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Gordan Krnjaic

Thermal relic dark matter below ∼10 GeV is excluded by cosmic microwave background data if its annihilation to visible particles is unsuppressed near the epoch of recombination.

Date
Fri April 26th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Alexander Kusenko

Black holes formed in the early universe can make up all or part of dark matter.  I will review some scenarios for their formation, especially those that arise from common models of physics…

Date
Fri April 12th 2024, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Varian 312
Speaker
Gustavo Marques-Tavares

Cosmological measurements are playing a central role in our understanding of the physics related to dark sectors, in particular related to dark matter.