general relativity

Spotlight Live: Falling Into a Black Hole

Sep 09, 2013
Black hole

On September 25, Noon-12:50 PDT, Raphael Bousso, Juan Maldacena, Joseph Polchinski and Leonard Susskind (Stanford University) answer questions about the latest theories about what happens when matter falls into a black hole,.

10-Dimensional Man

Feb 19, 2009

Theoretical physics has a beauty particularly appreciated by those highly adept in mathematics. One of those who does grasp the beauty and wonder of the quantum world -- and seeks to explain it to the rest of us -- is Hirosi Ooguri, the Fred Kavli Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology. Ooguri is a theorist whose work bridges the disciplines of quantum physics and pure math.

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