Math

Kai Xu

Graduate Student

Kai Xu a graduate student in the Math Department at Harvard University.  He is advised by Professor Shing-Tung Yau. He is generally interested in the...

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2021 Apr 27

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Jared Speck (Mathematics) - Vanderbilt University

Title: Cosmological Singularities in General Relativity: The Complete Sub-Critical Regime

Abstract: The celebrated theorems of Hawking and Penrose show that...

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2021 Apr 20

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Martin Taylor (Mathematics) - Imperial College

Title: The nonlinear stability of the Schwarzschild family of black holes

Abstract: I will present a theorem on the full finite codimension nonlinear...

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2021 Mar 09

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Gabriele Benomio (Mathematics) - Princeton University

Title: A new instability for higher dimensional black holes

Abstract: In contrast with the classical stability of stationary, asymptotically flat black holes...

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2020 Nov 17

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Stefanos Aretakis (Mathematics) - University of Toronto

Title: Asymptotics for the wave equation on black hole spacetimes

Abstract: We will present the precise late-time asymptotics for scalar fields on both extremal and...

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2020 Oct 13

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Jonathan Luk (Mathematics) - Stanford University

Title: High-frequency limits in general relativity and a conjecture of Burnett

Abstract: It is known in the literature that ”high-frequency weak limits” of solutions to...

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2020 May 12

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Martin Lesourd (BHI, Harvard)

Title: How Do Black Holes Form ? 

Abstract: Mathematical General Relativity is held together by a couple of deep conjectures. Many mathematicians like to think that by...

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2020 Mar 03

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Mu-Tao Wang (Columbia University)

Title: On an invariant notion of angular momentum at null infinity

Abstract: We extend the earlier work of Chen-Wang-Yau and Keller-Wang-Yau to define total angular momentum of an...

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2020 Feb 11

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Peter Hintz (MIT)

Title: Recent developments in Strong Cosmic Censorship

Abstract: Penrose's Strong Cosmic Censorship (SCC) conjecture is a statement about the uniqueness of solutions of Einstein's field...

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2019 Dec 10

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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BHI Meeting Room
The new BHI Fellows will derived a short presentation about their work. Speakers will be: Martin Lesourd (Mathematics/Philosophy), Kevin Nguyen (Physics), Achilleas Porfyriadis (Physics) and Max Zimet (Mathematics/Physics).

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