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2020-02-26

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New story released "Let's ask a RIKEN doctor!" (Written in Japanese)

"Let's ask a RIKEN doctor!" is a content that explains the forefront of RIKEN research for children in an easy-to-understand.

2020-02-17

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Boosting the lensing study for DM properties with machine learning techniques

Strong lensing of the galaxy, which can be seen as arc-like features, is a powerful probe of the small-scale DM halos. The populations of small-scale DM halo give us hints about its particle propertie...more

2020-02-13

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Biology Talk by Dr. Yasuo Yasui, February 5, 2020.

On February 5, 2020, Dr. Yasuo Yasui, a plant geneticist from Kyoto University, gave a talk on his research on buckwheat (=soba) genetics. First, he explained how the current food supply of the world ...more

2020-02-12

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Math Seminar Talk by Dr. Martin Skrodzki, February 7, 2020.

Dr. Martin Skrodzki, who stays at RIKEN iTHEMS as a postdoctoral researcher for the year 2020, gave a talk at the Math Seminar on February 7, 2020. The title of his talk was "Solved and open problems ...more

2020-02-04

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Workshop on Communication for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

On January 28th, iTHEMS member Don Warren co-hosted a workshop on Communication for Interdisciplinary Collaboration. The goals of this workshop were (1) to learn how to communicate with people who do...more

2020-01-31

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Summary of interdisciplinary workshop "Present and Future of the Quantum Computing (QC)"

Interdisciplinary workshop "Present and Future of the Quantum Computing (QC)" hosted by MEXT and sponsored by iTHEMS and CEMS was held on Jan.29, 2020 at RIKEN Suzuki Umetaro Hall. There were more tha...more

2020-01-31

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ABBL-iTHEMS Joint Seminar by Dr. Hajime Sotani

As ABBL/iTHEMS seminars, Dr. Hajime SOTANI gave a talk about "Neutron stars and nuclear saturation parameters" on 24th January. So far, many equations of state (EOSs) for neutron star matter are propo...more

2020-01-30

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Farewell note from Dr. Tomoki Ozawa

Hello. My name is Tomoki Ozawa. I am a senior research scientist at RIKEN iTHEMS. As of February, I am leaving iTHEMS and moving to Advanced Institute for Materials Science (AIMR) in Tohoku University...more

2020-01-27

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Search for gamma-ray signals from dark matter annihilations in extended dwarf spheroidal galaxies, article on the Astronomical Herald

The importance of the dark matter density distribution in target galaxies is discussed under realistic settings of the future gamma-ray experiment.

2020-01-24

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Math seminar by Dr. Shu Nakamura

The iTHEMS Math seminar was held on 23 January, inviting Shu Nakamura from Gakushuin university. The title of the talk was “Semiclassical methods in mathematical quantum mechanics”. The topic was semi...more

2020-01-17

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Math Seminar by Prof. Syuji Yamamoto

The iTHEMS Math seminar was held on 17 December, inviting Shuji Yamamoto from Keio university. The title of the talk was “Multiple Zeta Values: Interrelation of Series and Integrals”. The topic was mu...more

2019-12-19

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iTHEMS end-of-the-year party, farewell party, and birthday party !

iTHEMS end-of-the-year party + farewell party for Nagisa Hiroshima + birthday party for members who was born in December was held from 15:30- on Dec.13, 2019. Before the start of the party, Nagisa wh...more

2019-12-19

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Report of Young Researcher Association for Biological Rhythms 2019

Young Researcher Association for Biological Rhythms 2019, supported by RIKEN iTHEMS, was held at Kyushu University on December 7-8. In biology, there are many rhythmic phenomena, such as, circadian cl...more

2019-12-18

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Math seminar talk by Dr. Wahei Hara

The iTHEMS Math seminar was held on 4 December, inviting Wahei Hara from Waseda university. The title of the talk was “Noncommutative crepant resolutions and some higher dimensional flops”. The centra...more

2019-12-18

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Blasts from the past, article on RIKEN Research with reference of iTHEMS Researchers

The evolution of an exploding star begins more haphazardly than previously thought. Reference: Ferrand, G., Warren, D. C., Ono, M., Nagataki, S., et al.

2019-12-12

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DMWG Seminar by Dr. Chiaki Hikage

2nd IPMU-iTHEMS DMWG seminar was held on Dec. 12 at IPMU. Dr. Hikage gave a talk about the weak lensing cosmology by Subaru Hyper Suprime-Cam(HSC) survey. The weak lensing measurement is a powerfu...more

2019-11-29

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All-RIKEN Workshop on Virtual Reality holds second session

The first All-RIKEN Workshop on Virtual Reality held an introductory session in October. Many visitors came to try out VR and assess whether they could use it for their own research. On Tuesday, N...more

2019-11-25

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Introduction of Hallatschek group and daily activities: Berkeley Report from Dr. T. Okada

Hi, everyone! In this short article, I will write self-introductiton, also about the laboratory I am belonging to at UC Berkeley and also write my daily activities there. My research interest is th...more

2019-11-22

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Discovery of teraelectronvolt photons from gamma-ray bursts: A new window for exploring the most luminous explosions in the Universe

On January 14, 2019, TeV gamma rays (photons with energies a trillion times that of visible light) were clearly detected for the very first time from a gamma-ray burst (GRB; dubbed GRB 190114C) by the...more

2019-11-20

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Math Seminar talks by Dr. Atsushi Ito

The iTHEMS Math seminar was held on 8 Nov., inviting Atsushi Ito from Nagoya university. The title of the talk was "Some topics in projective geometry of algebraic varieties". The main subject of the ...more