PIRSA:07080060

Physics of the 20th Century: The Incomplete Revolution - ISSYP Keynote Session

APA

Speziale, S. (2007). Physics of the 20th Century: The Incomplete Revolution - ISSYP Keynote Session. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/07080060

MLA

Speziale, Simone. Physics of the 20th Century: The Incomplete Revolution - ISSYP Keynote Session. Perimeter Institute, Aug. 07, 2007, https://pirsa.org/07080060

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_07080060,
            doi = {},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/07080060},
            author = {Speziale, Simone},
            keywords = {Quantum Gravity},
            language = {en},
            title = {Physics of the 20th Century: The Incomplete Revolution - ISSYP Keynote Session},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2007},
            month = {aug},
            note = {PIRSA:07080060 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Simone Speziale Centre de Physique Théorique (CPT)

Collection
Subject

Abstract

In the first part of the talk, a brief introduction to general relativity and quantum theory is given. Their independent successes are discussed, as well as the desire and difficulty in merging them, to obtain a unique language to describe the universe. Then I focus on Loop quantum gravity, a particular approach towards this objective, in which a discrete microscopic structure of spacetime is envisaged.