EinsteinPlus 2008

 

Tuesday Jul 15, 2008
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Arguably, the most important issue in physics today is trying to unify the twin pillars of modern physics, quantum theory and general relativity, into a single theory known as quantum gravity. This introductory presentation will discuss various aspects of quantum gravity.

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Monday Jul 07, 2008
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The world as experienced by single atoms is radically different from the everyday world we, as gigantic humans, are used to: the laws of quantum mechanics replace the laws of classical physics. Because the quantum realm is alien from our daily experience, many common quantum effects are surprising and unintuitive.

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Friday Jul 04, 2008
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An introductory presentation on string theory.

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