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PIRSA:09100204  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Paul Steinhardt
Speaker(s): Paul Steinhardt
Abstract: Big Bang cosmology, inflationary growth of the universe, seeds for the formation of galaxies and large-scale structure, dark energy and dark matter, and also “quasicrystals” - a new phase of solid matter with impossible symmetries.
Date: 27/01/2009 - 2:35 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100206  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Prof. Edward Witten
Speaker(s): Edward Witten
Abstract: String theory, the high energy frontier of elementary particle physics, grand unifications into a single framework, mathematical beauty and supersymmetries, and uncovering the quantum structures of space and time.
Date: 27/01/2009 - 2:35 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100202  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Sir Anthony Leggett
Speaker(s): Anthony Leggett
Abstract: Condensed matter systems at ultra low-temperature that show purely quantum phenomena – even on big scales (superfluidity, superconductivity, Bose-Einstein condensates); measurements in the quantum world; probing the foundations of quantum theory.
Date: 27/01/2009 - 2:40 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100205  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Prof. Frank Wilczek
Speaker(s): Frank Wilczek
Abstract: Fundamental interactions between elementary particles, using deep ideas involving mathematical symmetry for restoring unity to the fundamental laws of nature (strong and weak nuclear forces, electromagnetism and gravity).
Date: 27/01/2009 - 2:40 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100208  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Anton Zeilinger
Speaker(s): Anton Zeilinger
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Date: 27/01/2009 - 2:40 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100200  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Prof. Edward (Rocky) Kolb
Speaker(s): Edward Kolb
Abstract: Cosmology, in particular applying the physics of elementary particles to the extremely hot and violent conditions of the early universe, and exploring deep questions about the big bang, the fate of our universe, and the hope for intelligent life (here or elsewhere)
Date: 27/01/2009 - 2:40 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100203  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Sir Roger Penrose
Speaker(s): Roger Penrose
Abstract: Many aspects of geometry, black holes, novel views on the evolution of the universe (was there something before the Big Bang?), the interplay and unification of general relativity and quantum physics, and science of consciousness.
Date: 27/01/2009 - 2:40 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100207  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Jenann Ismael
Speaker(s): Jenann Ismael
Abstract: The nature of time, probability and quantum mechanics, philosophy of physics and metaphysics, especially issues involving the role of mathematical tools like symmetry in physics, and applying this formal apparatus to the philosophy of mind.
Date: 02/04/2009 - 2:40 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100209  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Gerard Milburn
Speaker(s): Gerard Milburn
Abstract: Achievable experimental systems in quantum and atomic optics, the effects of measurement and control on quantum systems, quantum technologies for processing information and quantum computation.
Date: 02/04/2009 - 2:40 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

PIRSA:09100210  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Meet a Scientist - Prof. Bill Unruh
Speaker(s): Bill Unruh
Abstract: Quantum gravity, quantum processes in the early universe, evaporation of black holes, limits on the measurements made by real detectors (coupled to the environment), and with regards to mathematical problems, studying techniques rather than finding solutions.
Date: 02/04/2009 - 10:20 am
Collection: Meet a Scientist

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