Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Online via Zoom
This online workshop focuses on various philosophical aspects of Lambda, i.e. dark energy/ the cosmological constant/ vacuum energy.
Info & free registration (by 8 June): https://www.history-and-philosophy-of-physics.com/events.html
All times below are in CEST.
14:30-15:30: Nora Mills Boyd (Siena College)
“Do’s and Don’ts from DES: Epistemic challenges in combining constraints from multiple dark energy probes”
15:45-16:45: Genco Guralp (San Diego State University)
“Dark Energy Measurements with Type Ia Supernovae: Mapping the Systematic Uncertainty Terrain”
17:00-19:00: Debate – The Cosmological Constant Problem
Adam Koberinski (University of Waterloo & University of Bonn)
Mike Schneider (University of Pittsburgh)
David Wallace (University of Pittsburgh)