July 6, 2017
Premios Juventud Ceremony
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited presenter. Miami
May 30, 2017
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology*
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited meetings. Zurich

*'Needless to say that we have you on
the radar here at ETH Zurich'
May 27, 2017
Polytech Festival*
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Moscow

*'a program of science diplomacy'
May 8, 2017
A Highest-Weight Basis for Massless Amplitudes
S. Pasterski, S. Shao and A. Strominger
May 9, 2017
High Energy Theory Seminar
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Piscataway
October 3, 2016
The Atlantic: What's Next?

Invited roundtable dinner. Chicago
December 5, 2015
The Road Not Taken
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Hertz Foundation Chicago

Keynote focusing on Spin Memory and 'the Triangle.' Fermilab/Argonne/Los Alamos/Air Force Research Lab represented.
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July 30, 2013
Dot Products in Special Relativity
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I present a derivation of the Minkowski metric and visualizations of the space-time dot product.
August 1, 2013
Degeneracy vs. Energy Level Scaling for Hydrogen
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I explore the relationship between degeneracy and energy for the Hydrogen atom.
September 8, 2013
Wavefunctions and the Hamilton-Jacobi Equation
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I show how the differential equation governing a distribution over classical trajectories is consistent with the quantum Schrodinger Equation in the h --> 0 limit.
March 2, 2014
Covariant Derivatives and the Hamilton-Jacobi Equation
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I define a covariant derivative to simplify how higher order derivatives act on a classical generating function.
March 2, 2014
Expectation Values from the Hamilton-Jacobi Equation
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I use the classical Hamilton-Jacobi Equation to formulate a definition for operator expectation values consistent with those for quantum operators.
March 17, 2014
Fields with a Gaussian Measure
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

A calculation.
August 4, 2013
Conformal Mapping of Displacement Vectors
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I explore the asymmetry between displacements in space and time for motion in one dimension.
August 2, 2013
An Alternate Approach for Finding an Orthogonal Basis
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I present an alternative to the Gram-Schmidt method for finding a basis of orthogonal vectors spanning the same space as a set of starting vectors.
August 5, 2013
Space and Time
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I arrive at Maxwell’s Equations, gauge invariance, and the force law for charges, starting from a conserved current.
September 8, 2013
Solving the Shrodinger Equation Using a Complex Gauge
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I show a quick route to the n = l + 1 wave functions and energies for the Hydrogen atom using a method which is also applied to find the ground state of the simple harmonic oscillator.
June 12, 2014 (JHEP)
Semiclassical Virasoro Symmetry of the Quantum Gravity S-Matrix
D. Kapec, V. Lysov, S. Pasterski and A. Strominger

It is shown that the tree-level S-matrix for quantum gravity in four-dimensional Minkowski space has a Virasoro symmetry which acts on the conformal sphere at null infinity.
April 20, 2014
Gaussian Measures and the QM Oscillator
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

In this paper, I show how probability densities associated with a Gaussian field can be expressed in terms of the Boltzmann heat kernel.
March 31, 2014
Soft Theorems and Symmetry
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I examine the connection between symmetries and soft factors for the case of graviton scattering.
March 10, 2014
Gaussian Measures and Commutators
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I show how defining a field with a gaussian measure gives rise to a classical interpretation of the equal time commutation relations for a field and its derivative.
March 31, 2014
From Gaussian Measures to SDE
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

In this paper, I show how a field with gaussian measure can give the Schwinger-Dyson Equations of QFT in Wick rotated time.
July 14, 2013
Hamilton’s Equations of Motion
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I motivate Hamilton’s equations of motion using a geometrical picture of contours in phase space. The following considers a single cartesian coordinate x with conjugate momentum p.
July 23, 2013
Visualization for Spin-1/2 Inner Products
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I present a geometrical visualization for the magnitude of the inner product of two spin-1/2 states.
July 24, 2013
Motivating Special Relativity using Linear Algebra
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I present a geometrical derivation of results from Special Relativity for a single spatial coordinate.
July 27, 2013
Position as a Single-Valued Function of Time
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I present a geometrical illustration of how the speed limit in Special Relativity requires position to be a single-valued function of time in any reference frame.
July 30, 2013
The Schrodinger Equation and Phase Space
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I arrive at the Schrodinger Equation given a particular form for probabilities in phase space.
February 28, 2014
Insights into Becoming a Theoretical Physicist
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Princeton
April 21, 2014
Gaussian Measures in Quantum Theory
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Harvard String Group
July 14, 2014 (PRL Editors' Suggestion)
Low’s Subleading Soft Theorem as a Symmetry of QED
V. Lysov, S. Pasterski and A. Strominger

It was shown by F. Low in the 1950s that the subleading terms of soft photon S-matrix elements obey a universal linear relation. In this paper we give a new interpretation to this old relation, for the case of massless QED, as an infinitesimal symmetry of the S-matrix.
July 31, 2014
Classical Interpretation of the Weinberg Soft Factor
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I show how the radiation emitted during the scattering of non-relativistic charged particles corresponds to the O(1/w) soft factor in QED.
September 10, 2014
Generalizing the Soft Factor/Classical Connection
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I show that the polarization vector times the soft factor for a photon emitted in the xˆ direction is proportional to the time integral of the classical radiated electric field for the same scattering process, as measured by an observer sitting along that direction far away.
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September 11, 2014
Subtleties of Zero Modes
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I introduce the two distinct zero mode components of the gauge field expansion and the subtlety of distinguishing their commutation relations.
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December 16, 2014
Speed Demon
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I propose a gravitational wave detector arrangement/measurement corresponding to the subleading soft graviton theorem.
September 13, 2014
Massive Soft Factors
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I show that the soft factor corresponds to the measured time integrated radiation for any speed.
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February 21, 2015 (JHEP)
New Gravitational Memories
S. Pasterski, A. Strominger and A. Zhiboedov

We propose a new method for detecting gravitational waves:
a cumulative ‘spin memory effect’ in which beams on clockwise and counterclockwise orbits acquire a relative delay induced by radiative angular momentum flux.
February 20, 2015
New Gravitational Memories (Introducing 'the Triangle')
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Harvard String Family
April 15, 2015
Asymptotic Virasoro Symmetries and Gravitational Memory
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. MIT LHC/BSM Journal Club
February 26, 2015 (AMSA )
Higher d Supertranslations and Weinberg's Soft Graviton Theorem
D. Kapec, V. Lysov, S. Pasterski and A. Strominger

We find, for all even dimensions, that supertranslation symmetry is spontaneously broken in the conventional vacuum and identify soft gravitons as the corresponding Goldstone bosons.
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April 13, 2015
Asymptotic Symmetries and Electromagnetic Memory
S. Pasterski
March 20, 2015
Physics, Forbes, and the Future
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Fajardo, PR

The summit's inspirational speakers also included Colin Powell and General Stanley McChrystal, Commander ISAF, retired.
April 24, 2015
RPI and Superrotations
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I construct a superrotation vector field corresponding to matching local Lorentz transformations at a discrete set of points on the sphere. This connects the asymptotic symmetry group with RPI in SCET.
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July 30, 2015
Dr. Strominger or:
How Andy Learned to Stop Worrying (about singular CKVs)
and Love the Triangle
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Harvard Faculty Conference
Investigations into asymptotic symmetries have illuminated connections between gauge field zero-modes, soft factors, and their classically observable "memories."
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January 19, 2015
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

30 Under 30 in Science.
April 7, 2015
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Granted academic freedom at Harvard.
March 30, 2015
National Science Foundation
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

$150,000 Fellowship through 2020.
April 6, 2015
Hertz Foundation
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

$250,000 Fellowship coordinated with NSF through 2020.
August 2, 2015
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

*Published by the Tribune Company
October 7, 2015
String Theory School
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Forbes Summit Philadelphia
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November 5, 2015
Uncovering New Symmetries of Nature*
B. Balthazar, T. He, D. Kapec, A. Lupsasca, P. Mitra, S. Pasterski, M. Pate, A. Pathak, A. Porfyriadis, A. Raclariu and L. Shi

*Published by Harvard University, Department of Physics
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Harvard Physics
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April 1, 2016
People en español
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
January 12, 2016
Ozy Rising Star*
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

*Funded by the Steven P. Jobs Trust
April 19, 2016
Black Holes@100
Stephen Hawking Workshop

Invited workshop. Harvard
January 31, 2016
Angora po polsku
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
March 14, 2016
Ona Dnes v ceské
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
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April 24, 2016
Center for the Fundamental Laws of Nature
Stephen Hawking Cruise

Invited cruise. Boston
August 1, 2016
Strings Twenty-Sixteen
International Conference on String Theory

Conference. Beijing
July 4, 2016
Asymptotic Symmetries @ Null Infinity
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Isaac Newton Institute Cambridge, UK
April 21, 2017
Silicon Valley Comic Con
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited panelist.* San Jose

*Wozniak, Shatner, Pasterski & Giertz
May 4, 2016
Harvard Physics 211r Problem Set 5
Andrew Strominger, the Gwill E. York Professor of Physics

Single-author work incorporated into Harvard grad physics curriculum.
July 5, 2016
Memory Effects
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Isaac Newton Institute Cambridge, UK
November 9, 2016
The Road Not Taken (audio)
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Harvard's Morning Prayer. Harvard Yard*

*the morning after our presidential election.
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April 5, 2016
Jolie auf Deutsch
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
Center for the Fundamental Laws of Nature
October 16, 2016
Vanitha TV
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Headline news broadcast. Hyderabad
October 20, 2016
A Triangle of Traits: Constraining Scattering Through IR Effects
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Faculty Recruitment Event. MIT*

*Inaugural 'Rising Stars in Physics' Workshop
Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
September 23, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Steve Wozniak press release.
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September 6, 2016 nunc pro tunc December 16, 2009
MIT Admissions Early Action*
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

*the inaugural honorary 'MIT Tube'
December 7, 2016
The Guiding Triangle
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. Brown High Energy Theory Seminar. Providence
December 19, 2016
Young Women's Honors
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

CW broadcast. Marina del Rey
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February 3, 2016
Russia Today
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Watching the Hawks broadcast.
June 3, 2016
Introductions Necessary (audio)
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Women in STEM podcast. District of Columbia
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December 3, 2016
Madame Figaro en français
10 Girls under 25 to Follow

Malala Yousafzai, Willow Smith, Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski...
December 13, 2016
Holiday Reception
The President, First Lady and guests

The White House. District of Columbia
January 1, 2017
Marie Claire
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Tour de Force
January 3, 2017
30 Under 30 - All Star Alumni

Taylor Swift, LeBron James, Katie Ledecky, Justin Bieber,
Brie Larson, Donald Glover, Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski...
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December 31, 2016
Flat Space Amplitudes and Conformal Symmetry of the Celestial Sphere
S. Pasterski, S. Shao and A. Strominger

We construct a highest-weight transform of on-shell amplitudes and exhibit examples where 2D conformal correlation functions arise naturally due to the 4D scattering kinematics.
February 22, 2017
Flat Space Amplitudes in a Highest-Weight Basis
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited talk. MIT
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January 12, 2017
Mellin Transform of MHV 4 Point
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I compute the highest-weight transform of the color-ordered four point tree-level maximally helicity violating amplitude.
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January 19, 2017
Memories, Symmetries and Soft Theorems
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited colloquium talk. Baton Rouge
February 10, 2017
Spin Memory Effect for Compact Binaries
Radboud University

Invited experiment. Nijmegen
Advanced LIGO
March 31, 2017
Delegation to Cuba
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

Invited conversation. Havana
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March 18, 2017
Qui en català
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
March 3, 2017
Soft Shadows
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

I show that generalizing the highest weight transform to include shadow terms reproduces soft terms that decouple, in the corresponding zero lambda limit.
ISBN: 978-0-9863685-3-0
ISBN: 978-0-9863685-4-7
ISBN: 978-0-9863685-9-2 (Spin Memory)
How I almost convinced Andy of the third vertex of 'the Triangle'.
ISBN: 978-0-9863685-2-3 (I complete 'the Triangle' for EM)
ISBN: 978-0-9863685-8-5 (Origins of 'the Triangle')
March 23, 2017
Vecernji list u hrvatskom
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
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April 3, 2017
MCC Theater

Invited gala. New York
March 29, 2017
The Daily Star of Lebanon
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
April 26, 2017
A Conformal Basis for Flat Space Amplitudes
S. Pasterski and S. Shao
April 14, 2017
Le Figaro Magazine en français
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
Media Fact-Check Sheet
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April 23, 2017
Femina en français de Suisse
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski
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