

GRAVITY THEORY SEMINARS FALL 2010
The seminars take place every Wednesday at 3:15 pm in Room 4102 unless
otherwise stated below. For more information about GRT group seminars contact Manuel Tiglio (Physics 4205E and CSIC 4129).
For information concerning the Elementary
Particle Theory group seminars see the EPT seminar page, the Theoretical Quarks, Hadrons, Nuclei
group seminars see the TQHN seminar page,
and scheduled seminars in the UMD Physics Department see the Department seminar pages.
Seminars from previous semesters can be found here: spring 2002, fall 2002, spring 2003, fall 2003, spring 2004, fall 2004, spring 2005, fall 2005, spring 2006, fall 2006, spring 2007, fall 2007, spring 2008, fall 2008, spring 2009
and fall 2009.
DATE, TIME, PLACE 
SPEAKER, AFFILIATION, TITLE 

Astronomy Colloquium 
Philip Hopkins, University of
California, Berkely 

MCFP Colloquium 
Gordon Kane, University of
Michigan 

Joint EPTGRT seminar 
Gordon Kane, University of
Michigan 

Wednesday, Sep. 15 
Aron Wall, University of Maryland 

Wednesday, Sep. 22 
Shimon Rubin, BenGurion
University, Israel 

Lecture 
Yau ShingTung, Harvard
University 

Lecture 
Yau ShingTung, Harvard University “Geometry of the moduli spaces
of Riemann surfaces and algebraic varieties” 

Astronomy Colloquium 
Joan Centrella,
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center 

Wednesday, Oct. 6 
Diego Blas, École
polytechnique fédérale de
Lausanne EPFL 

Astronomy Colloquium 
Jayant Narlikar,
InterUniversity Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), India 

Thursday, Oct 7 
Jayant Narlikar, InterUniversity Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), India 

Friday, Oct 8 
Jayant Narlikar, InterUniversity Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), India “Some Conceptual Problems in General Relativity and
Cosmology” 

Thursday, Oct. 14 
Eva Sagi,
Racah Institute, Hebrew University 

Wednesday, Oct. 20 
Fotini Markopoulou,
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) 

Wednesday, Oct. 27 


Wednesday, Nov. 3 
Tyson Littenberg
(UMD) 

Wednesday, Nov. 10 
Stephan Schlamminger
(University of Washington) 

Joint Space Institute
Conference 

Wednesday, Nov. 24 


Thursday, Dec. 2 
JeanPierre Lasota
(Institut d’Astrophysique
de Paris) 

Wednesday, Dec. 8 
Andrea Taracchini (UMD) 

Wednesday, Dec. 15 
Raman Sundrum (UMD) 




Send comments to: tiglio AT umd.edu