Theoretical Cosmology Meetings
Weekly meeting on theoretical cosmology research, mainly supported by our STFC consolidated grant, covering the very early universe, modified gravity, and dark energy. We meet Wednesdays from 1-2pm in DS 2.08.
Organiser: Matteo Fasiello, Obinna Umeh
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- Florian Niedermann (University of Nottingham) on 22nd Nov 2017 1:00:pm Title: Gravitational self-tuning of the vacuum energy: obstructions and ways around — Abstract: Gravitational models of self-tuning are those in which vacuum energy has no observable effect on spacetime curvature even though it is a priori unsuppressed below the cut-off, thereby avoiding the cosmological constant problem. According to a famous argument by Weinberg, consistent field...
- South Coast cosmology meeting on 29th Nov 2017 1:30:pm