Tag: black holes

PI: String Theory “Legos” for Black Holes

PI: String Theory “Legos” for Black Holes

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this public lecture at the Perimeter Institute Prof Amanda Peet (University of Toronto) delivers a public lecture on how string theory can provide a better understanding of black holes. Prof Peet does research on various topics in string theory with an ultimate goal of forming a unified description of all fundamental forces in nature and particles […]

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Black Holes and Holographic Worlds

Black Holes and Holographic Worlds

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this discussion from the World Science Festival, Alan Alda joins Kip Thorne, Robbert Dijkgraaf and other renowned researchers on an odyssey through one of nature’s most spectacular creations, and learn how they are leading scientists to rewrite the rules of reality. Black holes as we know by now are exceptionally important objects in physics as […]

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Butterflies, Complexity and Signals to Bob

Butterflies, Complexity and Signals to Bob

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here we have another video by the one and only Professor Leonard Susskind. In this talk he discusses a wide variety of topics such as complexity in physics, the paradoxes haunting our understanding of black holes, the journey towards quantum gravity and the work of the renowned theoretical physicist Joe Polchinski. The talk, as always, is […]

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Leonard Susskind: Quantum Complexity Inside Black Holes

Leonard Susskind: Quantum Complexity Inside Black Holes

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this talk recorded back in October Leonard Susskind talks about the astonishing connection between the geometry of space time in black holes and quantum mechanics. According to Susskind, we are living in the golden age of quantum mechanics, when a lot of amazing research is being done. Quantum entanglement, for example has recently played […]

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Black Hole Firewalls: Sean Carroll and Jennifer Ouellette

Black Hole Firewalls: Sean Carroll and Jennifer Ouellette

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this presentation an author and a cosmologist Sean Carroll and a science writer Jennifer Ouellette will discuss the fascinating topic of black holes and the mind-boggling firewall paradox. To understand the complicated physics of black holes, we have to go back to the history of physics and find out how the idea of a […]

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On Black Holes and Firewalls

On Black Holes and Firewalls

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s a recent video from Sixty Symbols, in which physicists debate the recent ideas of Stephen Hawking. For those who haven’t been following the news, Hawking recently suggested that black holes do not exist… at least in a familiar sense. In particular, to solve various problems related to the black hole complementarity without resorting to […]

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On Weather Forecasting, Black Holes and Firewalls

On Weather Forecasting, Black Holes and Firewalls

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the last few months a lot of interesting papers on the black hole theory have been published. For those, who haven’t been following the news, here’s a short summary of what’s been going on. Almost fifty years ago, through the work of such scientists as Stephen Hawking and Jacob Bekenstein, a new theoretical understanding […]

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Physics News of the Week: NSA Goes Quantum, Hawking’s Paper on Black Holes and Magnetic Monopoles

Physics News of the Week: NSA Goes Quantum, Hawking’s Paper on Black Holes and Magnetic Monopoles

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday is upon us again and it’s time to have a look at what’s been going on in the world of science. Here are the top news plus some links for extra reading. To subscribe to these news and other posts and videos, visit this link. 1. The New Black Holes Are “Grey” According To […]

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