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Fall 97, Spring 98, Fall 98, Spring 99, Fall 99, Spring 00 seminar list.

FALL 2000 SCHEDULE

(Seminar committee 2001: Jorge Pullin)
Center seminars are Mondays 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Other seminars, as announced.
Location for all seminars is 318 Osmond. Numerical relativity lunches are held in 318 Osmond, time TBA. Video of room 318 is available here.

Audio and slide scans are available for our seminars beginning Fall 1998, please follow the highlighted links. If you notice any problems with the seminars or have any suggestions for us, please let us know.


Monday, 21 August, 2:30p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Saurya Das, CGPG, Penn State
"Black String and Black Hole Entropy from Conformal Field Theory"


Friday, 25 August, 11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Fotini Markopoulou, Imperial College London and Albert Einstein Institute, Golm, Germany
"An Algebraic Approach to Coarse-Graining"


Monday, 28 August, 2:30 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Jeffrey Winicour, University of Pittsburgh
"The Characteristic Approach to Binary Black Holes"
This talk will not be recorded.


Friday, 01 September, 11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Pablo Laguna, CGPG and Astronomy Department, Penn State
"The Role of Numerics in General Relativity"


Friday, 08 September11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Center Orientation


Monday, 11 September, 2:30 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Abhay Ashtekar, CGPG and Physics Department, Penn State
"Isolated Horizons: A Tool for Extracting Physics from Numerical Simulations"


Friday, 15 September, 11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Samuel Finn, CGPG and Physics Department, Penn State
"Astrophysics, Fundamental Physics and Gravitational Waves"


Tuesday, 19 September, 3:30 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Lee Lindblom, Caltech (Please note date/time change.)
"Recent Progress on the r-Mode Instability Problem"


Friday, 22 September, 11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Nergis Mavalvala, LIGO-Caltech
"Interferometric Gravitational-Wave Detection: Present to Future"


Monday, 25 September, 2:30 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Daniel Sudarsky, UNAM, Mexico D.F.
"Global Monopoles, Zero Mass Black Holes and Some Other Beasts"


Friday, 29 September, 11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Mr. Oliver Winkler, Albert Einstein Institute, Golm, Germany
"Group Coherent States"


Monday, 02 October, 11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Thomas Thiemann, Albert Einstein Institute, Golm,Germany
"Infinite tensor product techniques"


Friday, 06 October, 2:30 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Jorge Pullin, CGPG and Physics Department, Penn State
"Making Classical and Quantum Canonical Gravity Solvable Through a Large Cosmological Constant"


Monday, 09 October -NO SEMINAR - Fall Break


Friday, 13 October, 11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Nigel Higson, CGPG and Math Department, Penn State,
"Diff-Invariant Index Theory (after Connes and Moscovici), I


Monday, 16 October, 2:30 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. John Roe, Math Department, Penn State
"Diff-Invariant Index Theory (after Connes and Moscovici), II


Friday, 20 October, 11 a.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Mr. Hanno Sahlmann, Albert Einstein Institute, Golm, Germany
"To Be Announed" - Tentative


Monday, 23 October


Friday, 27 October - No Seminar


Monday, 30 October


Friday, 03 November


Tuesday, 07 November, 3:30 p.m. - Please Note Date/Time Change, 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Sundrum
"To Be Announced" - Joint Center & EPF Seminar


Friday, 10 November


Monday, 13 November, 2:30 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Donald Marolf, Syracuse University
"To Be Announced"


Friday, 17 November


Monday, 20 November, 2:30 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory, Dr. Sean Carroll, University of Chicago
"To Be Announced"


Friday, 24 November - NO SEMINAR


Monday, 27 November


Monday 01 December


Friday, 04 December


Friday, 08 December


Monday, 11 December


Friday, 15 December


Monday, 18 December