Tag: cosmology

Leonard Susskind: Challenges for Early Universe Cosmology

Leonard Susskind: Challenges for Early Universe Cosmology

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here we have a recent talk by Leonard Susskind. The presentation focuses on a variety problems faced by the inflationary paradigm and the physics of the early Universe in general. A particular emphasis is put on the measure problem in the context of eternal inflation. As always, for more high quality videos use the links […]

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Lawrence Krauss — Beginning of the Universe

Lawrence Krauss — Beginning of the Universe

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this seminar Lawrence Krauss — a Canadian-American theoretical physicist — discusses the puzzles that physicists face when investigating what happened at the beginning of the Universe. This includes a brief introduction of the most important observations that formed the field of cosmology as well as the later theoretical achievements that have paved the way for […]

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RI: The Dark Universe

RI: The Dark Universe

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here we have a new talk from the Royal Institution by a Nobel Prize winner and a leading cosmologist Adam Riess. Other speakers include Lucie Green — a space scientist based at UCL’s Department of Space and Climate Physics, Risa Wechsler — an astrophysicist and a professor at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and […]

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A New Paradigm for Cosmology in the 21st Century

A New Paradigm for Cosmology in the 21st Century

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this recent TEDx talk on cosmology, Mark Brodwin discusses his work as well as the recent discoveries that are shaping the field in the dawn of the 21st century. According to Brodwin, the recent discovery and a number of observational confirmations of the fact that the Universe is expanding with acceleration, will be the main […]

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Alan Guth: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse

Alan Guth: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

An American theoretical physicist and cosmologist Alan Guth is best known for being one of the fathers of cosmic inflation. Along with Alexei Starobinsky and Andrei Linde, he won the 2014 Kavli Prize“for pioneering the theory of cosmic inflation.” In this talk at Physics@FOM Guth introduces his work and discusses how the exotic idea of the multiverse […]

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Physics News of the Week: LHC in 2015 and Reconciling a Black Hole Conundrum

Physics News of the Week: LHC in 2015 and Reconciling a Black Hole Conundrum

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Another exciting week has passed and I hope it’s been productive for you. As always, we take a look at some of the top events that happened in the world of science. To get these reports delivered straight to your email, register for our email newsletter. 1. Space-time Theory May Reconcile Black Hole Conundrum (Feb […]

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Physics News of the Week: Dark Matter, Black Holes and Invisibility

Physics News of the Week: Dark Matter, Black Holes and Invisibility

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week we have some amazing breakthroughs from from both theoretical physicists and experimentalists. As always, here are the top 3 news stories with the corresponding links to the original articles. If you would like to receive these news stories straight to your email, register for our newsletter here. 1. Engineering Discovery Brings Invisibility Closer […]

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Physics News of the Week: Evidence for the Anthropic Principle

Physics News of the Week: Evidence for the Anthropic Principle

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Another week has passed and it’s time to review the top news of physics once again. As always, here are the top 3 research stories that were published last week. For more news and other cool stuff, register for our email newsletter. 1.  Decoding the Gravitational Evolution of Dark Matter Halos (Jan 13) Researchers have […]

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