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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

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Perimeter Public Lectures

Organizer(s): John Matlock  

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


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PIRSA:03050011  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Superstring Theory: Past, Present and Future
Speaker(s): John Schwarz
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Date: 07/05/2003 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:03100015  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The Science of Time
Speaker(s): Fay Dowker
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Date: 01/10/2003 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:04020001  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Was there a Big Bang?
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Date: 04/02/2004 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:04030002  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Making Light of Mathematics
Speaker(s): Michael Berry
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Date: 03/03/2004 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:04040002  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The Art of Mathematics
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Date: 07/04/2004 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:04050001  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Are You Ready to Live the "Quantum World"? A Debate on the Meaning of Quantum Theory
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Date: 05/05/2004 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:04060000  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The Stability of the Solar System
Speaker(s): Scott Tremaine
Abstract: For over three hundred years, physicists and mathematicians have been trying to understand how stable the Earth really is. Could gravitational forces from other planets lead to drastic changes in Earth’s orbit? Will we collide with other planets or be ejected into interstellar space?
Date: 02/06/2004 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:04110002  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Proofs and Pictures: The Role of Visualization in Mathematical and Scientific Reasoning
Speaker(s): James Robert Brown
Abstract: Do you have to see it to believe it? James Robert Brown, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, will discuss the highly interesting but controversial topic of the legitimate role of visual thinking in mathematics and science. Examples of picture proofs and thought experiments will be ... read more
Date: 03/11/2004 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:04120002  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Harnessing the Quantum World
Speaker(s): Raymond Laflamme
Abstract: Are you ready for this upgrade? The very foundation of computer science is changing. As Moore's Law draws to a close, rules of quantum physics are taking over. Learn how leading researchers are using counterintuitive effects, such as superposition, in their quest to build ultra-powerful quantum comp... read more
Date: 02/12/2004 - 4:20 pm

PIRSA:05010001  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The Florentine Heretic? Galileo, the church and the cosmos
Speaker(s): David Lindberg
Abstract: Galileo’s campaign on behalf of the modern view of the solar system is one of the most dramatic events in the history of relations between Christianity and science – endlessly portrayed as a battle between theological interests and scientific freedom. But this traditional story is filled with fact... read more
Date: 05/01/2005 - 4:05 pm

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