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Organizer(s): John Matlock  

Collection URL: http://pirsa.org/C04001


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PIRSA:11110125  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Spacetime Atoms and the Unity of Physics
Speaker(s): Fay Dowker
Abstract: Black holes are hot! This discovery made by Stephen Hawking ties together gravity, spacetime, quantum matter, and thermal systems into the beautiful and exciting science of "Black Hole Thermodynamics". Its beauty lies in the powerful way it speaks of the unity of physics. The excitement arises becau... read more
Date: 02/11/2011 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:11120046  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Paul Dirac and the Religion of Mathematical Beauty
Speaker(s): Graham Farmelo
Abstract: Apart from Einstein, Paul Dirac was probably the greatest theoretical physicist of the twentieth century. Dirac, co-inventor of the most revolutionary theory for 150 years 'quantum mechanics' is now best known for conceiving of anti-matter in his head and also for his deeply eccentric behaviour. For... read more
Date: 14/12/2011 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:12020152  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The Secret Life of a Snowflake: An Up-Close Look at the Science and the Splendor of Nature's Frozen Art
Speaker(s): Kenneth Libbrecht
Abstract: How do snowflakes form?  What creates their complex, symmetrical and strikingly beautiful shapes?  Is it true that no two are exactly alike?  Kenneth Libbrecht of Caltech, will reveal the secrets of snowflakes and the molecular dynamics of crystal growth through spectacula... read more
Date: 01/02/2012 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:12030138  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Cosmic Mysteries
Speaker(s): Richard Epp
Abstract: Albert Einstein wrote that “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious.” In his talk, Dr. Epp will explore how the process of science—wonder & curiosity coupled with imagination & reasoning—has led to some of the greatest discoveries and deepest mysteries about th... read more
Date: 07/03/2012 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:12040126  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The Square Kilometre Array - Shining a Flashlight into the Darkest Corners of the Universe
Speaker(s): Lisa Harvey-Smith
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Date: 04/04/2012 - 7:00 am

PIRSA:12050080  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Songs of the Stars: the Real Music of the Spheres
Speaker(s): Donald Kurtz
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Date: 02/05/2012 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:12060007  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Does Time Exist?
Speaker(s): Julian Barbour
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Date: 06/06/2012 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:12100057  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Massey Lecture Kick-off - Neil Turok - The Universe Within
Speaker(s): Neil Turok
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Date: 03/10/2012 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:12100133  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Massey Lecture - Other location
Speaker(s): Neil Turok
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Date: 03/10/2012 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:12110055  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP4 Low Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Discovery of the Higgs Boson: Sweet Dream or Nightmare
Speaker(s): Melissa Franklin
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Date: 07/11/2012 - 7:00 pm

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