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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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Lee Smolin on Time Reborn

Lee Smolin on Time Reborn

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

For those who don’t know, Lee Smolin is a theoretical physicist famous for his leading work on quantum gravity and being a founding member of the Perimeter Institute. Among the mentioned achievements he is also an author of a best-selling popular science book “Time Reborn”. In this talk Smolin introduces his book and work on […]

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Quantum Entanglement and Superconductivity

Quantum Entanglement and Superconductivity

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this talk at the Perimeter Institute Dr. Subir Sachdev presents the topic of quantum entanglement and its role in the physics of superconductivity. In particular, Dr. Sachdev will discuss the frontiers in the experimental study of high temperature superconductivity and how it is connected to the bizarre quantum behaviour in black holes. For more high […]

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Leonard Susskind on The Black Hole Wars

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this talk at the Perimeter Institute Leonard Susskind gives his account of the famous “black hole wars” between him, Gerard ‘t Hooft and Stephen Hawking. As Susskind describes it, black hole wars were a 25 year-long intellectual battle between two ideas. Stephen Hawking, in his famous work, played with an idea that ultimately information could […]

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Foundations and Interpretation of Quantum Theory

Foundations and Interpretation of Quantum Theory

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

So this is a course on the foundations of quantum mechanics from the Perimeter Institute. The course consists of an introduction to the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics and the historical problems associated with that interpretation.  In particular, the measurement problem, the EPR paradox and a discussion of contemporary views on these topics will be covered. […]

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