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Harvard University

The Edges of the Universe

Harvard University via World Science U

Overview

Breakthrough Prize winner Andrew Strominger and string theorist Cumrun Vafa rediscovered the elusive quantity of black hole entropy in a groundbreaking calculation. Join Professor Strominger for an overview of how string theory has allowed us to understand how, and where, black holes store information.

 

Syllabus

  1. Contradictions in Physics
  2. Quantum Gravity
  3. Black Holes
  4. The Black Hole Information Puzzle
  5. Holograms and Symmetry

Taught by

Andrew Strominger

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