Events Calendar

 February 2024        
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Ken Van Tilburg, Wake Forces (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)

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Digvijay (Jay) Wadekar, New black hole mergers from a search pipeline for gravitational waves with higher-order harmonics (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

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Rashmish Mishra, Holographic Phase Transitions in the early Universe (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

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Andrea Al├╣, Extreme Control of Light and Sound with Metamaterials (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

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Popov (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)

Chiara Toldo, Thermodynamics of near-extreme Kerr (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

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Glennys Farrar, Breakthough on the origin of UHECRs (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)

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, Grad Pheno Journal Club (3:30 PM - 4:45 PM)

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Daniel Lecoanet, Understanding Fluid Processes in Astrophysics & Geophysics via Numerical Simulation (9:00 AM - 10:25 AM)

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, HEP/Pheno Journal Club (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)

Daniel Lecoanet (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)

Antonio Davide Polosa, The X(3872) oddities and exotic hadrons. (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

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Marcus DuPont, The Life and Death of Stars (8:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

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Will Farr, Cosmology and Fundamental Physics from Stellar Mass Binary Black Holes (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

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Popov (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)

Zare (3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)

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Sam Hadden, The Causes and Consequences of Chaos and Instability in Planetary Systems (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

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Marieke Van Beest, Fermion-Monopole Scattering and Generalized Symmetries (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

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Andrei Bernevig, Exotic Phases in Moire Systems (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

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Luca Comisso, Unraveling Space Weather: Explosive Events and the Genesis of Energetic Particles (10:00 AM - 11:15 AM)

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Popov (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)

Zare (3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)

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Nicole Shibley, From the Arctic to Europa: Fluid Dynamics for Earth and Planetary Climates (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

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, Grad Pheno Journal Club (3:30 PM - 4:45 PM)

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, HEP/Pheno Journal Club (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)

Ofer Aharony, Two dimensional QCD as a string theory (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

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Brad Marston, Waves of Topological Origin in the Fluid Earth System and Beyond (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

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Popov (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)

Zare (3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)

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Anirban Roy, Multi-line Intensity Mapping: A Bridge Between Astrophysics and Cosmology (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)

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Matthew Buican, Some Applications of Free Supersymmetric Fields (2:30 PM - 3:45 PM)

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Foteini Oikonomou, News from the search for the sources of ultra-high energy cosmic rays: Insights from the maximum rigidity distribution and a possible new source class (2:00 PM - 3:15 PM)

-- Abstract: An open question in the search for ultra-high-energy cosmic-ray sources is whether they are few and prominent or if a large population of sources collectively contributes to the diffuse flux. Motivated by this question, we investigated whether the latest UHECR data are consistent with originating from a population of sources that exhibit substantial diversity in terms of the cosmic ray spectra they produce. We found that the fit to the cosmic ray data requires sources that are intrinsically very similar in terms of the maximum rigidity reached. This is surprising, considering the sizeable astrophysical diversity exhibited by the candidate astrophysical source populations. One source class that may satisfy the constraints imposed by the fit to the UHECR data is non-jetted AGN. An increasing number of observations of ultra-fast outflows have emerged in the last few years, which provide an environment potentially conducive to UHECR acceleration. In this talk, I will present the insights we have gained from studying the maximum rigidity distribution and the case for UFOs as sites of UHECR acceleration.

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Mariangela Lisanti, How to Destroy a Galaxy with Dark Matter (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

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Jun Kono, Quantum Vacuum Dressed Materials (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

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Popov (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)

Zare (3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)