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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

PIRSA:C09017 - EinsteinPlus 2009PODCAST Subscribe to podcast

Organizer(s): Julie Taylor   Damian Pope  

Collection URL: http://pirsa.org/C09017



PIRSA:09080022  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Adventures with Superstrings
Speaker(s): Robert Myers
Abstract: Physics emerged from the twentieth century with two remarkably successful descriptions of nature which stand in striking contrast. Quantum mechanics describes the subatomic realm with intrinsic uncertainties and probabilities. On the other hand, Einstein's general relativity describe gravitational p... read more
Date: 03/08/2009 - 9:10 am
Collection: EinsteinPlus 2009

PIRSA:09080023  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
How to Know the Universe from a Hole in the Ground
Abstract: We understand the history of our universe very well but remain ignorant on one key question: what is most of the universe actually made of? Beautiful measurements, by satellites, balloon-basted observatories, the Hubble telescope and ground-based telescopes have allowed us to accurately trace this h... read more
Date: 04/08/2009 - 9:00 am
Collection: EinsteinPlus 2009

PIRSA:09080024  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Quantum Physics
Speaker(s): Lucien Hardy
Abstract: Quantum theory is the most accurate scientific theory humanity has ever devised. But it is also the most mysterious. No one knows what the underlying picture of reality at quantum level is. This presentation will introduce you to some of the many interpretations of quantum theory that scientists hav... read more
Date: 05/08/2009 - 10:45 am
Collection: EinsteinPlus 2009
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