Past News & Announcements
Current news and announcements as well as upcoming workshops and meetings
are listed on the homepage.
Six post-docs and two visitors join the ACFI
The ACFI welcomes six new post-docs who have joined the Department this fall: Massimiliano Bellomo (high energy experiment) Wei Chao (theory), Satoru Inoue (theory), Grigory Ovanesyan (theory), Nicholas Saylor (nuclear experiment) and Peter Winslow (theory). We also welcome our long-term visitors Will Loinaz (Amherst College) and Graham White (Monash University).
BICEP2: gravitational waves from the Big Bang, and a discrepancy
ACFI faculty Lorenzo Sorbo and collaborators have offered two possible explanations for the discrepancy between BICEP2 and previous experiments: a sudden change in the production of the gravitational waves and the existence of a preferred direction in the sky.
arXiv:1403.4596, also New Scientist (issue 2962)
BLV 2015: International Workshop on Baryon and Lepton Number Violation
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 5:00pm to Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Co-Chairs: Pavel Fileviez Perez (MPIK Heidelberg) Michael Ramsey-Musolf (UMass Amherst) Co-Chair
For more information, see the BLV 2015 Conference website.