Friday Phenomenology Group Seminars

Past Events

Date
Fri May 27th 2022, 3:30pm
Location:
Varian 355 and Zoom
Speaker
Benjamin Safdi

Abstract: The quantum chromodynamics axion is a well motivated new physics candidate that can explain the strong-CP problem related to the neutron electric dipole moment in…

Date
Fri May 20th 2022, 3:30pm
Location:
Varian 355 and Zoom
Speaker
Annika Peter

Abstract: One of the strongest predictions of the standard cold dark matter paradigm is the hierarchy of structure down to Earth-mass scales.

Date
Fri May 6th 2022, 3:30pm
Location:
PAB 102/103 and Zoom
Speaker
Patrick Stengel

Abstract: Any dark matter spikes surrounding black holes in our Galaxy are sites of significant dark matter annihilation, leading to a potentially detectable neutrino signal.

Date
Fri April 22nd 2022, 3:30pm
Location:
PAB 102/103 and Zoom
Speaker
Zach Bogorad

Abstract: New millicharged particles—particles with weak electromagnetic interactions, either through an explicit photon coupling or through a kinetically-mixed hidden photon—are…

Date
Fri April 8th 2022, 3:30pm
Location:
PAB 102/103
Speaker
Rebecca Leane

Abstract: Dark matter can be captured in stars and planets after scattering and losing sufficient energy to become gravitationally bound.

Date
Fri March 18th 2022, 3:30pm
Location:
PAB 102/103
Speaker
Nicolas Fernandez

Abstract: Dark matter (DM) freeze-in through a light mediator is an appealing model with excellent detection prospects at current and future experiments.