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This event is a Workshop.

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New Vistas in Stochastic Resetting

Stochastic resetting is an intriguing mechanism that is relevant in physics, chemistry, biology, ecology, engineering and economics. Arguably, the idea first emerged in 'restart' algorithms in computer science where deliberating restarting an algorithm improves convergence rates. In physics the idea of stochastically resetting a stochastic process to some initial condition ...
  • Higgs Centre Seminar Room, JCMB

This event is a Colloquium.

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Supertranslations, Angular Momentum, and Covariance in 4d Asymptotically Flat SpaceMassimo PORRATI

This talk reviews some aspects of the "angular momentum problem" in general relativity as well as of old and new results in the search for covariant and supertranslation-invariant formulas for the flux of angular momentum and other Lorentz charges in asymptotically flat spacetimes. It addresses in particular three problems with ...
Higgs Centre Seminar Room, JCMB

This event is a Workshop.

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Dilaton Dynamics - from Theory to Applications

The dilaton is a hypothetical particle that emerges in the long-distance description of dynamical theories in which approximate scale invariance is spontaneously broken. Can this statement be made more precise? The classification of theories that give rise to such a particle is an ongoing challenge, for which new tools, both ...
  • Higgs Centre Seminar Room, JCMB

This event is a Workshop.

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The Physics of Self-Organising Active Matter (Higgs Centre Workshop)

Conference Timetable The physics of self-organising active matter is a key frontier in contemporary science, bringing together theorists working in non-equlibrium physics and applied mathematics with experimentalists in fields as varied as cell biology, robotics and soft matter physics. The field has the opportunity to address deep questions in non-equilibrium ...
  • Elm Lecture Theatre

This event is a Workshop.

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Physics by the Lake Summer School 2024

Physics by the Lake is the UK national summer school on theoretical condensed matter physics, aimed at PhD students towards the end of their first year. While geared towards UK students, we welcome participants worldwide. It is organised by the Institute of Physics (IOP) Theory of Condensed Matter group. It ...
  • University of Stirling

This event is a Outreach Event.

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HiggsHalloween Lecture

Want to find out about scary physics and enjoy the scary lecture theatres at the University of Edinburgh? Join us for this lecture targeted towards a general public. Come in scary costume (after some guising!) for some candy! More info coming soon.