Displaying all lectures given by: Godfrey Miller

PIRSA:12050078  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The DBI Pseudo-Conformal Universe: Scale Invariance from Spontaneous Breaking of Conformal Symmetry
Speaker(s): Godfrey Miller
Abstract: The pseudo-conformal scenario is an alternative to inflation in which the early universe is approximately described by a conformal field theory in Minkowski space. Crucially, the cosmological background spontaneously breaks the flat space so(4,2) conformal algebra down to its so(4,1) de Sitter subal... read more
Date: 12/05/2012 - 2:30 pm

PIRSA:11110077  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Spatially Covariant Theories of a Transverse, Traceless Graviton
Speaker(s): Godfrey Miller
Abstract: General relativity is a covariant theory of two transverse, traceless graviton degrees of freedom. According to a theorem of Hojman, Kuchar, and Teitelboim, modifications of general relativity must either introduce new degrees of freedom or violate the principle of general covariance. In my talk, I ... read more
Date: 15/11/2011 - 11:00 am
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