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2019-07-18

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Workshop on Sine-square deformation and related topics 2019

On July 11th, the workshop entitled "Sine-Square Deformation and related topics 2019," was held at RIKEN Wako Campus. Sine-square deformation (SSD) is a new type of boundary condition at which the cou...more

2019-07-18

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Report of iTHEMS colloquium - Spacetime Geometry of Black Holes, Wormholes, and Time Machines

General relativity tells us how spacetime is curved by energy distribution and how matter moves in the spacetime. Classical black hole, which is a solution of the classical Einstein equation, has the ...more

2019-07-15

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RIKEN-OIST mini Workshop 2019 "Mathematical Condensed Matter Physics"

From July 5 to July 6, RIKEN-OIST mini Workshop 2019, Mathematical Condensed Matter Physics, was held at OIST. We had three excellent lectures and three interesting talks. Prof. Shinobu Hikami gave a ...more

2019-07-10

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SOKENDAI-iTHEMS Joint Workshop was held from July 7 to July 8

SOKENDAI-iTHEMS Joint Workshop "Genetics meets Mathematics" was held at Hayama, Kanagawa (close to SOKENDAI Hayama campus) from July 7 to July 8. This workshop brought together 36 participants, includ...more

2019-07-04

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Math seminar by Hiroki Kodama

Hiroki Kodama had a seminar talk in the iTHEMS math seminar on 20 June. The topic was the foundation of metric space and its generalizations. Metric space is one of the most primitive setting of geome...more

2019-06-20

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Seminar by Dr. Allard van Marle from UNIST in Shouth Korea

Dr. Allard Jan van Marle visited ABBL and iTHEMS this week from his home institute of UNIST in South Korea. On Monday, June 17, he gave a seminar about his work in astrophysics, on particle accelerati...more

2019-06-13

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Seminar by RIKEN researcher, Dr. Nathan Shammah

RIKEN researcher Nathan Shammah gave the first seminar for the QuCoIn (Quantum Computing and Information Science) working group. On June 13, he hosted an interactive workshop on open-source software a...more

2019-06-07

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Seminar by Professor Yasunori Nomura from Berkeley

Prof. Yasunori Nomura from Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, for which Prof. Nomura serves as the director, gave a seminar entitled " Quantum Mechanics of an Evaporating Black Hole" on June 6th...more

2019-06-05

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The Journalist in Residence Workshop 2019 was held from May 31 to June 3

From May 31 to June 3, Journalist in Residence Workshop 2019 was held at Tambara Institute of Mathematical Sciences of the University of Tokyo. As for the "Journalist in Residence (JIR)" program in Ma...more

2019-05-31

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Introduction to Black Hole Shadow of M87 by Dr. Yosuke Mizuno

On 24 May (Fri.), Dr. Yosuke Mizuno (Frankfurt U.) visited iTHEMS and gave a 15min talk at iTHEMS coffee meeting. Dr. Yosuke Mizuno is a core member of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project to obs...more

2019-05-23

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Report of iTHEMS Special Lecture – How did the Universe Begin? -Inflation Theory & Road to the Proof-

On May 21st, iTHEMS Special Lecture by Dr. Katsuhiko Sato (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo / Director, Research Center for Science Systems, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) was ...more

2019-05-16

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The First Coffee Meeting Talk in Reiwa Era (Dr.Nagisa Hiroshima)

The first 15 min. coffee meeting talk in Reiwa era was given by Nagisa Hiroshima on May 10. She explained how to extract the density distribution of dark matter from observation.

2019-05-16

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Dr. Shunji Matsuura from 1QBit gave a series of lectures

Our visitor Dr. Shunji Matsuura from 1QBit, a startup company specializes in quantum computing and quantum information technology based in Vancouver, Canada gave a series of lectures from May 13 (Mon)...more

2019-05-09

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Visiting Berkeley

Tsukasa Tada, the coordinator of iTHEMS, has visited SUURI-COOL Berkeley, last week. During his stay, Tada gave a seminar at the Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, which is one of the best group...more

2019-05-09

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Report of iTHEMS colloquium - Quantum computing: current status and prospects

On April 25th, iTHEMS Colloquium featured Prof. Keisuke Fujii from Osaka University. Prof. Fujii has just moved to Osaka and started his laboratory for Quantum computing. Started with quoting Richa...more

2019-05-08

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Review on synthetic dimensions published in Nature Reviews Physics

Nature Reviews Physics is a new journal, just launched this year, focusing on publishing reviews in the area of physics. Dr. Tomoki Ozawa (iTHEMS Senior Research Scientist) together with Dr. Hannah M....more

2019-04-26

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Lectures on Quantum Computing by Dr. Shunji Matsuura

Dr. Shunji Matsuura will visit iTHEMS to give a series of lectures on Quantum Computing. The lectures will be held from May 13 (Mon.) through May 15 (Wed.) in Wako Campus, RIKEN. The details will be...more

2019-04-25

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Virtual reality a huge success at RIKEN Open Day

At RIKEN’s Open Day, ABBL and iTHEMS members joined together to let residents of Wako (and beyond) explore astrophysics data using virtual reality. The demo, developed by Gilles Ferrand, had two majo...more

2019-04-25

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iTHEMS public lectures at RIKEN Open Day

iTHEMS public lectures at the RIKEN open day on April 20, 2019, were held with an extreme success. The lectures are (1) Surprising Theorem of Gauss (Y. Kubota), (2) Mystery of Circadian Rhythm (G. K...more

2019-04-24

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Report on ZetaValue2019 Conference by Chacha (Dr. Ade Irma Suriajaya)

The conference "Value Distribution of Zeta and L-functions and Related Topics" has successfully ended on March 27, 2019. The whole conference program started with a colloquium, ZetaValue2019-iTHEMS Sp...more