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G. Scott Watson

G. Scott Watson


Associate Professor of
Physics Department

gswatson@syr.edu

315 Physics Building
315.443.8280


Research Interests

  • Early universe cosmology and its connection to physics beyond the Standard Model.
  • Inflation, Dark matter and Dark Energy.
  • String Phenomenology.
  • String theory as a quantum theory of gravity.

News Articles

Syracuse Physicist to be Featured at Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology

Education

2005 Ph.D. in Physics
Brown University
   
2002 M.S. in Physics
Brown University
   
2000 B.S. in Physics with distinction (magna cum laude)
B.S. in Mathematics with distinction
University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Selected Publications

G. Kane and S. Watson, “Dark Matter and LHC: What is the Connection?,” Mod. Phys. Lett. A 23, 2103 (2008).


B. S. Acharya, P. Kumar, K. Bobkov, G. Kane, J. Shao and S. Watson, “Non-thermal Dark Matter and the Moduli Problem in String Frameworks,” JHEP 0806, 064 (2008).


Brian Greene, Simon Judes, Janna Levin, Scott Watson, Amanda Weltman, "Cosmological moduli dynamics",  JHEP 0707:060 (2007).


Scott Watson, Malcolm Perry, Gordon Kane, and Fred Adams, "Inflation without Inflatons",  JCAP 0711:017 (2007).


T. Battefeld and S. Watson, “String gas cosmology,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 78, 435 (2006).