Physics and Astronomy Cosmology Seminar

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Physics and Astronomy Cosmology Seminar

Rachel Rosen, Columbia

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
1:45pm-3:00pm
Steele 007
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Title:  "Massive Gravity: A Status Report"

Abstract:  In the last few years there has been a burst of progress in
the field of massive gravity.  In this talk I will review these
developments, focusing on how the current theories of massive gravity
avoid the traditional problems.  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.  I will present these new theories
and also discuss the current challenges facing massive gravity.   

 

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