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Displaying all lectures given by: Janna Levin


PIRSA:17050000  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Janna Levin: Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
Speaker(s): Janna Levin
Abstract: More than a billion years ago, two black holes collided. In the final second of their long life together, the black holes banged out a rhythm like mallets on a drum, creating gravitational waves – ripples in the shape of spacetime. One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of ... read more
Date: 03/05/2017 - 7:00 pm

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A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines: Limits of Truth and Mind
Speaker(s): Janna Levin
Abstract: From Levin’s recent book comes a strange if true story of coded secrets, psychotic delusions, mathematics, and war. This story of greatness and weakness, of genius and delusion, circulates around the parallel lives of Kurt Gödel, the greatest logician of many centuries, and Alan Turing, the extrao... read more
Date: 04/10/2006 - 7:00 pm

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Chaos from the Big Bang to Black Holes
Speaker(s): Janna Levin
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Date: 15/03/2006 - 2:00 pm
Series: Colloquium
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