Tag Archive: String Theory

Jun 06 2015

Perimeter Institute: Amanda Peet: String Theory Legos for Black Holes

Dr. Amanda Peet (University of Toronto) delivers a public lecture on how string theory can provide the “Legos” of the universe to understand phenomena like black holes. The talk was held at Perimeter Institute on May 6, 2015. Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, training, and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics. …

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Oct 09 2014

Michio Kaku: 2014 National Book Festival

Physicist Michio Kaku appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, an acclaimed public speaker, a renowned futurist and a popularizer of science with regular radio, television and film appearances. As co-founder of the String Field Theory, Kaku continues Einstein’s search for …

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Mar 21 2014

Cambridge: Strings that surprise: how a theory progressed

Published on Mar 4, 2014 In August 1984 two physicists arrived at a formula that transformed our understanding of string theory, an achievement now recognized by a major award. Professor Michael Green of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics explains how string theory has taken unexpected directions. In December 2013 Professor Michael Green …

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Dec 10 2012

Brian Greene: Making sense of string theory

TED presents physicist Brian Greene, who explains superstring theory, the idea that minscule strands of energy vibrating in 11 dimensions create every particle and force in the universe. Brian Greene: Making sense of string theory [FMP width=”720″ height=”400″]http://www.ourprg.com/Video/BrianGreene_2005-480p-en.mp4[/FMP]

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Aug 21 2012

Robbert Dijkgraaf: The End of Space and Time?

Robbert Dijkgraaf’s focus is on string theory, quantum gravity, and the interface between mathematics and particle physics, bringing them together in an accessible way, looking at sciences, the arts and other matters. More information: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-end-of-space-and-time

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