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

**Audio and slide scans** are now available for our
seminars, please follow the highlighted links.

**Monday, 23 August: Dr. James Isenberg, University of Oregon,
2:20 p.m., 339 Davey Laboratory,**

"Understanding
the Evolution of Cosmological Spacetimes"

**Friday, 27 August: Dr. Soma Mukherjee, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 339
Davey Laboratory,**

"State
Space Models & LIGO Data Analysis"

**Friday, 03 September: Dr. Mijan Huq, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 339 Davey
Laboratory,**

"Numerical
Evolutions of Black Hole Spacetimes: Current Issues and Problems"

**Friday, 10 September: Dr. Giovanni Amelino-Camelia, CERN (Switzerland),
2:20 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"Are
we at the dawn of quantum-gravity phenomenology?".

**Monday, 13 September: Dr. Keith Lockitch, Penn State, 2:20 p.m.,
318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"Gravitational
Waves from Unstable Neutron Stars"

**Friday, 17 September: Chris Beetle, Penn State**

"Isolated
Horizons and Black Hole Mechanics"

**Monday, 20 September; Sameer Gupta, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318 Osmond
Lab,**

"The
Causal Propagator in Loop Quantum Gravity"

**Friday, 24th September; Marco Zagermann, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318
Osmond Lab,**

"Connection-Type
Variables in Two Killing Vector Reduced Gravity"

**Monday, September 27; Dr. Pablo Laguna, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318
Osmond Lab,**

"A
Linear-Nonlinear Formulation of Einstein Equations for the Two-Body Problem
in General Relativity"

**Friday, 01 October; Hisaaki Shinkai, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318 Osmond
Lab,**

"Towards
an Application of New Connection Variables to Numerical Relativity"

**Monday, 04 October: Dr. David Garfinkle, Oakland University, 2:20
p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"Topics
in Critical Gravitational Collapse"

**Friday, 08 October: Dr. Luis Lehner, University of Texas, Austin,
2:20 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"A
Light Walk on the Characteristic Road"

**Friday, 15 October: Dr. Deirdre Shoemaker, Penn State, 2:20 p.m.,
318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"Tracking
Multiple Event Horizons Using Level Flow"

**Monday, 18 October: Dr. Jorge Pullin, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318
Osmond Laboratory,**

"Consistent
Theories of Canonical Quantum Gravity"

**Friday, 22 October: Dr. Ted Newman, University of Pittsburgh, 2:20
p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"Legendre
Transformations and Twistors"

**Monday, 25 October: Dr. Roger Penrose, University of Oxford, United
Kingdom, 2:20 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"Schrödinger's
Cat in Space"

**Friday, 29 October: Dr. Soumya Mohanty, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318
Osmond Laboratory,**

"Problems
in Gravitational Wave Data Analysis"

**Monday, 01 November: Dr. Brian Lantz, Stanford University, 2:20 p.m.,
318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"To be announced"

**Monday, 08 November: Dr. Daniel Sudarsky, UNAM, Mexico, 2:20 p.m.,
318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"Periodicity
in the Distribution of Galaxies and the Cosmological Dark Matter Problem"

**Friday, 12 November: Mr. Gaurav Khanna, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318
Osmond Laboratory,**

"Inspiralling
Black Holes: The Close Limit"

**Friday, 19 November, special time (NOON): Dr. John
Whelan, ITP Bern, Switzerland, 12 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory,**

"Gravitational
Perturbations on a Cosmic String Background"

**Monday, 22 November: Dr. Sean Hayward, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318
Osmond Laboratory,**

"Black-Hole
Dynamics"

**Friday, 03 December: Dr. Amit Ghosh, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318 Osmond
Laboratory,**

"The Pre-Big Bang: A Long History of Time"

**Friday, 10 December: Dr. Saurya Das, Penn State, 2:20 p.m., 318 Osmond
Laboratory,**

"Conserved Quantites
in Anti-De Sitter Space Times"