Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Structure Formation in the Universe

July - December 1999

Organisers: VA Rubakov (Institute for Nuclear Research, Moscow), PJ Steinhardt (Princeton), NG Turok (Cambridge)


Spitalfields Day

Wednesday 13 October 1999

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Seminar Room 1, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge

Theories of the Early Universe

10.00 Registration
10.30 - 11.30 A Guth (MIT)

Inflationary Cosmology

11.30 Coffee
12.00 - 13.00 R Crittenden (DAMTP, Cambridge)

Probing Non-Gaussianity with the CMB

13.00 Lunch at Wolfson Court (adjacent to the Institute)
14.30 - 15.30


A Lukas (Oxford)

"M" Theory Cosmology

15.30 Tea
16.00 - 17.00 N Turok (DAMTP, Cambridge)

Instantons and the Beginning

17.00 - 18.00 Wine Reception at the Newton Institute

These lectures are linked to the Isaac Newton Institute Programme on

Structure Formation in the Universe

Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided at a fixed charge; please let Maureen Clark at the Institute know by 5 October 1999 if you intend to come, to help us plan for lunch: Telephone: (01223) 331539; Fax: (01223) 330508. There are limited funds available to assist research students to attend: please apply by 5 October 1999 to Maureen Clark at the Institute. Scientific enquiries may be addressed to Professor Neil Turok, Isaac Newton Institute, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge CB3 0EH.

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