
GRAVITY THEORY SEMINARS, Fall 2001
(Includes also other seminars of interest to the gravity group.)
The Seminars are supposed to take place every Friday
at 1:30pm in Room 4208
(if not otherwise stated below).
For information about GRT group seminars contact Stefano
Liberati (3014056032).
For information about scheduled seminars in the UMD Physics Department
look at the
Department
Seminar Pages. To see a list of last Spring seminars click here.
Date, Time, Place  Speaker, Affiliation, Title
(sometimes linked to an abstract) 
Sept. 7  Enric Verdaguer, Barcelona
University
"Stochastic gravity and structure formation" 
Sept. 14  BeiLok Hu, UMD
"From Stochastic to Quantum Gravity: Applications and Issues" 
Sept. 21  Mike Ryan,
National University of Mexico
"T for R and other cheap ways to make cosmologies" 
Sept. 28  Erik Schnetter, Univerisity
of Tuebingen
"The Maya Project: Colliding Black Holes" 
Oct. 5  Ted Jacobson, Univerisity
of Maryland
"Return of the Aether?" 
Oct. 12  Larry Ford, Tufts
University
"Fluctuations of Spacetime Geometry and of the Electromagnetic Field" 
Oct. 19  Hanno Sahlmann, AEI
Potsdam
"Classical behaviour in canonical quantum gravity: Coherent states, random graphs, classical fields" 
Oct. 26  Stefano Liberati, Univerisity
of Maryland
"Constraining Lorentz breaking dispersion relations with cosmological observations" 
Nov. 2  John Baker, NASA/Goddard
The Lazarus Project: Calculating Binary Black Hole Coalescence Waveforms 
Nov. 9
Joint seminar with the Elementary Particle Theory group 
Marco Cavaglia', MIT
Mtheory cosmology in a nutshell 
Nov. 16
Joint seminar with the Particle Astrophysics group 
F.W. Stecker, NASA/GSFC
(Lab. for High Energy Astrophysics)
"The propagation of extragalactic high energy gammarays and constraints on the breaking of Lorentz invariance" 
Nov. 23  Thanksgiving Pause 
Nov. 30  Jim Stone, Chris Reynolds, Cole Miller, UMD
"Astrophysical Black Holes: three minitalks" 
Dec. 7  Mike Ryan,
National University of Mexico
"The geometrical formulation of quantum mechanics" 
Dec. 14  TBD 
Dec. 21  TBD 
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