Beyond Massive Gravity

In the last few years there has been a burst of
progress in the field of massive gravity.  The construction of consistent
theories in which the graviton has a small mass has in turn led to the
development a new family of compelling, consistent low-energy modifications of
General Relativity.  These theories improve our understanding of the
interplay between gravity and particle physics and provide new approaches to
solving the cosmological constant problem.  In this talk I will review
these recent developments.  I will discuss the search among these new
theories for a symmetry that has the potential to address the cosmological
constant problem.

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Lundi, Février 25, 2013 - 11:00 to 12:30
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