Cosmology & Strong Gravity

Conference Date: 
Friday, October 11, 2013 (All day)
Scientific Areas: 
Cosmology
Strong Gravity

This internal one day workshop will focus on the areas of Cosmology & Strong Gravity and will consist of a series of talks presented by Perimeter Institute members of these research areas.  It will provide a review of the activities and highlights, which took place over the past year and will help publicize the areas' activities to the larger Perimeter Institute community.

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  • Niayesh Afshordi, Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo
  • Latham Boyle, Perimeter Institute
  • Avery Broderick, Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo
  • Matt Johnson, Perimeter Institute & York University
  • Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute
  • David Marsh, Perimeter Institute
  • Ramesh Narayan, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
  • Neil Turok, Perimeter Institute
  • Huan Yang, Perimeter Institute
  • Niayesh Afshordi, Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo
  • Arash Almasizadeh, University of Western Ontario
  • Latham Boyle, Perimeter Institute
  • Avery Broderick, Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo
  • Ryan Deneault, York University
  • Lori Gardi, Robarts Research Institute
  • Ghazal Geshnizjani, Perimeter Institute
  • Steffen Gielen, Perimeter Institute
  • Sam Gralla, University of Maryland
  • Martin Green, Perimeter Institute
  • Stephen Green, University of Guelph
  • Daniel Guariento, Perimeter Institute
  • Matt Johnson, Perimeter Institute & York University
  • Mansour Karami, Sharid University of Technology
  • Nariman Khazai, York University
  • David Kubiznak, Perimeter Institute
  • Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute
  • Lewis Lin, York University
  • David Marsh, Perimeter Institute
  • Paul McFadden, Perimeter Institute
  • John Moffat, Perimeter Institute
  • Ramesh Narayan, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Bernard Philie-L'Heureux, York University
  • Marcelo Ponce, University of Guelph
  • Andy Sabo, York University
  • Arash Salehzard, York University
  • Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
  • Larry Tannenbaum, York University
  • Alexandra Terrana, Perimeter Institute & York University
  • Neil Turok, Perimeter Institute
  • Max Wainwright, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Huan Yang, Perimeter Institute

Time

Event

Location

9:00-9:45am

Avery Broderick,
Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo
A view of the edge: how imaging black hole horizons is measuring the shape of spacetime

Space Room

9:45-10:30am

Ramash Narayan,
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Numerical Simulations of Accretion Flows Around Black Holes

Space Room

10:30-10:45am

Coffee Break

Space Room

10:45-11:30am

Latham Boyle, Perimeter Institute
The standard model from non-commutative geometry;
and the non-associative extension

Space Room

11:30-12:15pm

Neil Turok, Perimeter Institute
On Quantum Tunnelling

Space Room

12:15-1:30pm

Lunch

Space Room

1:30-2:15pm

David Marsh, Perimeter Institute
Axion-Like Particles in the CMB and Large Scale Structure

Space Room

2:15-3:00pm

Matt Johnson,
Perimeter Institute & York University
Colliding universes from first principles

Space Room

3:00-3:45pm

Huan Yang, Perimeter Institute
Testing semiclassical gravity using optomechanical experiments

Space Room

3:45-4:00pm

Coffee Break

Space Room

4:00-4:45pm

Niayesh Afshordi,
Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo
Tales of Dark Matter on Small Scales

Space Room

4:45-5:30pm

Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
Astrostatistics

Space Room

5:30-6:15pm

Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute
Multimessenger astronomy with compact binary systems

Space Room

 

Scientific Organziers:

Niayesh Afshordi, Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo
Latham Boyle, Perimeter Institute
Avery Broderick, Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo
Matt Johnson, Perimeter Institute & York University
Luis Lehner, Perimeter institute
Kendrick Smith, Perimeter Institute
Neil Turok, Perimeter Institute