Friday, November 13 2015
15:30 - 17:00

Ramanujan Auditorium

Nag Memorial Lecture

Shiraz Minwalla

TIFR, Mumbai

I will explain what a quantum theory of gravity is and why we need one. I then proceed to describe the satisfactory construction of one specially symmetric quantum theory of gravity. The quantization I describe is simply the gauge gravity (or AdS/CFT) correspondence of string theory.

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