Past Events

RTG Colloquium Feb. 5, 2014
Leibniz University Hannover, Institute for Theoretical Physics

Programme: 

10:30 - 11:30 Board Meeting
11:30 - 12:30 Students´Seminar
12:30 - 13:00 Journal Club
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 Prof. Hermann Nicolai, AEI Potsdam
     Alternative (`non-string') approaches to quantum gravity: a brief survey

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee and Discussion

15:30 - 16:30 Prof. Bert Schellekens, NIKHEF Amsterdam
                     The string theory landscape

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee and Discussion

Abstracts of the talks

Venue

RTG Colloquium December 4, HWK, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, Delmenhorst

Preliminary Programme

10.30 - 11.30 Board Meeting
11.30 - 12.30 Student´s seminar
12.30 - 13.00 Journal Club
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.00 Prof. May-Britt Kallenrode (Universität Osnabrück) 
                    The Sun and the atmosphere - 
                          correlations or causes and consequences?

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee and discussions

15.30 - 16.30 Dr. Claude Warnick (University of Warwick, UK)                                               Dynamics in anti-de Sitter spacetimes

16.30 - 17.00 Coffee and discussions
17.00            Departure

Venue

Abstracts

RTG Colloquium 
November 13, 2013 University of Oldenburg

Program
11:00-12:00 Board and PI Meeting - Room W2 1-138
12:00-13:00 Students´seminar - Room W2-1-146
13:00-14:00 Lunch - Room W2-1-146
14:00-15:00 Silke Britzen (MPI of Radioastronomy, Bonn, Germany)
                       
An astronomer's view on Black Holes  - Room W2-1-143
                           
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break - Room W2-1-143
15:30-16:30 Helvi Witek
                      (DAMTP, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge)
                      Superradiant instabilities in astrophysical systems
                      Room W2-1-143

16:45- 17:15 Journal Club - Room W2-1-143

17:15           Dinner - Room W2-1-143

Abstracts of the talks

Venue
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July 03, 2013, ZARM, University Bremen

Colloquium

Program:

14:00-15:00 Dr. Tanja Hinderer (Department of Physics, University of Maryland, United States) 
Transient resonances in the inspirals of point particles into black holes

15:00-16:00 Dr. Eva Hackmann (ZARM, University Bremen)
Motion of test particles in a regular black hole space–time

16:30-17:30 Prof. Dr. Heino Falcke (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Towards Imaging the Black Hole Event Horizon in the Galactic Center

Abstracts of the talks

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Directions: take tram no. 6  from the airport or from the Central station (direction:       Universität). Get off on the last stop of the route: Klagenfurterstraße. You will see the drop tower 50 m ahead of you. Detailed route description you may find here: http://www.zarm.uni-bremen.de/menu/about-zarm/route-description.html.

June 12, 2013, University Bielefeld

Colloquium

10:30 Coffee
10:45 Board members and PIs meeting
11:30 Students meeting
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Sabine Hossenfelder (NORDITA) Minimal Length Scale Scenarios for Quantum Gravity
http://www.nordita.org/people/index.php?variant=single&u=sabineh

15:00 Nicolas Borghini (Bielefeld University) String theory inspired approaches to heavy-ion collisions
http://www.physik.uni-bielefeld.de/~borghini/

16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Erminia Calabrese (University of Oxford) Extracting cosmological informations from the Cosmic Microwave Background
http://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/contacts/people/calabrese

18:30 Dinner

Abstracts of the talks

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May 8, 2013, 14:00, Campus Center/IRC - Conference Room, Jacobs University Bremen

Colloquium

Program:

  • 14:00-15:00 Stam Nicolis (University of Tours, France) Arithmetic AdS2/CFT1 Holography: Quantum Aspects in the Bulk and on the Boundary
  • 15:00-16:00 Dominika Konikowska (University Bielefeld) Extending gravity and extra dimensions
  • 16:30-17:30 Sayan Chakrabarti (CENTRA Lisbon, Portugal) Perturbations in black hole space-times

Abstracts of the talks

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Directions:

http://jacobs-university.de/visit

Directions_on__campus.pdf

Feb. 06, 2013, 14:00, Leibniz University Hannover, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Appelstrasse 2, 30167 Hannover, 2nd floor, Room 268

Colloquium

  • Claus Kiefer (University Köln) Can effects of Quantum Gravity be observed in the cosmic microwave background?
  • Steffen Gielen (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Kanada) Observer dependent spacetimes
  • Sven Herrmann (ZARM, University Bremen) Testing fundamental physics with matter wave interferometry in the drop tower and in space

Abstracts of talks

Directions: www.itp.uni-hannover.de/wegbeschreibung.php

Jan. 16, 2013, 15:30, Room 1730, ZARM, University Bremen

Special colloquium

  • 15:30 Remo Ruffini (University of Rome) Gamma Rays Bursts and Supernovae: the induced Gravitational Collapse Paradigm
  • 17:00 Remo Ruffini (University of Rome) Historical contributions to Neutron Stars

Directions: take tram no. 6 from the airport or from the Central station (direction: Universität). Get off on the last stop of the route: Klagenfurterstraße. You will see the drop tower 50 m ahead of you. Detailed route description you may find here: http://www.zarm.uni-bremen.de/menu/about-zarm/route-description.html.

Dec. 5, 2012 14:00, Room 1730, ZARM, University Bremen

Colloquium

Program:

  • Badri Krishnan (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics Potsdam) Quasi-local black hole horizons: Review and recent results
  • Hagen Kleinert (Free University of Berlin) Multivalued fields

Abstracts of the talks

Directions: take tram no. 6 from the airport or from the Central station (direction: Universität). Get off on the last stop of the route: Klagenfurterstraße. You will see the drop tower 50 m ahead of you. Detailed route description you may find here: http://www.zarm.uni-bremen.de/menu/about-zarm/route-description.html.

Nov. 7, 2012 HWK, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, Delmenhorst

Colloquium

Program:

  • 14:15-15:15 Wolfram Schmidt (University of Göttingen) From Kepler ellipses to zoom whirls
  • 15:30-16:30 Bernd Heber (Universitaet Kiel) Energetic particles in the Heliosphere
  • 16:45-17:45 Betti Hartmann (Jacobs University Bremen) Holographic superconductors and superfluids

Abstracts of the talks

Directions: It takes about fifteen minutes from Delmenhorst railway station to the "Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg" bus stop which is served by bus routes 201 or 206. In the evenings, on Sundays and holidays, this route is operated by route number 216. For more information please look here: http://www.h-w-k.de/1a.html?&L=1

July 11, 2012 14:00 Room W02-1-143, Campus Wechloy, University Oldenburg

Colloquium

Speakers:

  • 14:15 - 15:15 Petya Nedkova (University of Sofia) Exact black hole solutions in five dimensions
  • 15:30 - 16:30 Joachim Vogt (Jacobs University Bremen) Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling in Models and Multi-Spacecraft Data
  • 16:45 - 17:45 Kostas Kokkotas (University of Tuebingen) The violent phases of a neutron star's life

Abstracts of the talks

PhD students' seminar will take place at 10:00 in room W02-1-138, Campus Wechloy, University Oldenburg.

Directions: take bus no. 306 (direction "Universität") from Oldenburg Central Station and get off at the bus stop "Carl-v.-Ossietzky-Str.". The colloquium will take place in the building W02 (Physik). For detailed information please take a look at the campus map.

June 6, 2012 14:00 Room 1730, ZARM, University Bremen

Colloquium

Speakers:

  • Robert Beig (TU Vienna) The stationary n-body problem in Newtonian and Einstein gravity
  • Fritz Merkle (OHB Bremen) Status and challenges of the European space navigation system GALILEO
  • Norman Gürlebeck (ZARM, University of Bremen) Multipole Moments of Stationary and Axially Symmetric Spacetimes

Mai 2, 2012, 14:00 IBZ, University Bielefeld, Morgenbreede 35, Bielefeld

Colloquium

Speakers:

  • Ivo Sachs (LMU Muenchen) Higher Derivatives in 3-Dimensional Gravity
  • Daniele Oriti (AEI Potsdam) Recent developments in quantum gravity (and some ideas for cosmology)
  • Marco Zagermann (LU Hannover)