Theory Seminar

Theory seminars take place Monday afternoons at 2:10 PM in the Pupin Hall Theory Center on the 8th floor.

Information on the High Energy Theory group can be found here.

Justin Khoury - UPENN (Friday seminar)

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 2:30pm


"Search Optimization, Natural Selection, and Higgs Metastability"

The most pressing fine-tuning puzzles of the Standard Model — the cosmological constant and weak hierarchy problems, as well as the Higgs metastability —  can all be understood as problems of near criticality. I will present a natural selection mechanism based on search optimization on the string landscape.

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