2017: Foundations of Cosmology

Foundations of Cosmology
@ University of Michigan
Assembly Hall
Rackham Building
April 9, 2017

“Dark Matter in the Universe”
Katherine Freese (Physics, UMich)
10-11:30

“Explaining the Initial State”
Chris Smeenk (Philosophy, U. of Western Ontario)

11:30-1:00

Lunch (on your own: 1-2:30)

“Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe with Supercomputers”Katrin Heitmann (Argonne National Laboratory)
2:30-4:00

“Probabilistic Reasoning and Self-locating Uncertainty in Cosmology”
Yann Benétreau-Dupin (U. Pittsburgh Center for Philosophy of Science)
4:05-5:35