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Information and Statistics: A New Paradigm in Theoretical Nuclear Physics

ECT* Colloquium
Jorge Piekarewicz (Florida State University)
16 Nov 2015 - 14:30
ECT* Conference room

Neutron stars are unique cosmic laboratories for the exploration of matter under extreme conditions of density and neutron-proton asymmetry. Due to their enormous dynamic range, neutron stars are believed to display a myriad of exotic states of matter that are difficult to reproduce under normal laboratory conditions. In this presentation I will discuss how powerful statistical techniques in combination with modern theoretical approaches are essential to our understanding of these fascinating objects.