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His participation in the Simons Collaboration on Homological Mirror Symmetry, launched in late 2015, involves a field of mathematics inspired by theoretical physics. He and a postdoctoral research assistant professor, Andrew Harder, are representing the University of Miami in a multi-institutional ...
Hansen was the key executive on the delivery of the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics visiting scholar residence, a $65 million project affiliated with UCSB. As well as leading the construction group, Hansen also serves on the company's senior management team. "Derek's ability to complete the best ...

The College Scholar program allows students to design their own interdisciplinary majors, which typically focus on a range of topics and disciplines. The new class' projects range from food policy and identity politics to questions in theoretical physics and linguistic analysis. Scott Partington '20 is ... cultural
He joined the theoretical physics division at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell in October 1956. At Harwell, Mr Schofield spent spent 20 years in the theoretical physics division working on problems related to the neutronics and cooling of the first generation of commercial nuclear ... physicist
Sugiyama Asuka, the sommelier with a PhD in theoretical physics, is a woman of action. Falling head over heels in love with both wine and Japan's own sake, she spends her life with the globe as her stage, commuting between Tokyo and Paris every two weeks to pursue her passion to convey the ... Theoretical Physicist
Ashok Aima, HVC, CU Jammu emphasized that Conference of such nature provides a great opportunity for the scientific community, not only to update knowledge and keep abreast with the latest developments in the field of experimental and theoretical physics, but also an occasion for the invited ...

Both theories are successful; but their apparent incompatibility is an open problem, and one of the current tasks of theoretical physics is to attempt to construct a conceptual framework in which they both work. Rovelli's field of loop theory, or loop quantum gravity, offers a possible answer to the ... physicist
"The performance of a computing centre depends primarily on how much heat can be dissipated," says Renato Renner, Professor for Theoretical Physics and head of the research group for Quantum Information Theory. Renner's statement can be illustrated by the Bitcoin boom: it is not computing capacity ... physicist
They are constructed in such a way that chaos – this is how theoretical physics describes dynamics in which disturbances grow exponentially – is avoided, otherwise the measurement of parameters becomes unpredictable or even impossible. But quantum sensors follow other laws: Quantum chaos is not at ... physicist
Dowling, co-chair of LSU's Hearne Institute for Theoretical Physics and the Hearne Chair Professor of Theoretical Physics in the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy, is participating on a team of researchers from University of California, Berkeley; Dartmouth University; Duke University; Johns Hopkins ...
"Dick Feynman relished the pleasure of finding things out, and he had a remarkable knack for conveying the excitement of science to a general audience," says John P. Preskill, Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech. "We hope this event will capture some of that boundless ...
“Ableist” and “offensive” were two of the epithets disability-rights activists heaped upon Gadot. “Disablement is not shameful, bigotry is,” one tweeter lectured. They pointed out that Hawking himself had once said, “My disabilities have not been a significant handicap in my field, which is theoretical physics.
“Our computations took a broader view of the phenomenon, revealing stability.” The team's work is important for string theory because of the prominent role played by extreme black holes in this theory, as well as other areas of theoretical physics. “In addition, our computational methods may be used to shed ...
“Is the end in sight for theoretical physics?” by Hawking appeared in 1981 in Physics Bulletin, which was the predecessor to Physics World. He investigated whether by 2000 “we might have a complete, consistent and unified theory of the physical interactions which would describe all possible observations” ...
WASHINGTON -- Stephen Hawking won accolades from his peers for having one of the most brilliant minds in science, but he never got a Nobel Prize because no one has yet proven his ideas. The Nobel committee looks for proof, not big ideas. Hawking was a deep thinker -- a theorist -- and his musings ...
Stephen Hawking, who has died aged 76, managed to transcend the divide between scientific exoticism and popular culture. He was a giant among the select band of late-20th century theoretical physicists contemplating the origins and mysteries of the universe. But he also achieved celebrity status, ...

In his lifetime, Einstein was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize for physics in 1922 for his work in theoretical physics including his work on the law of the photoelectric effect, which he discovered, according to Nobel Media. In addition to the research that won Einstein the Nobel, he also published papers on ...
One of the most cutting-edge theories in theoretical physics, the holographic principle, holds holds that the universe is 3D image projected off a 2D surface, much like a hologram emerges from a sheet of photographic film. “In my view, the discovery of holographic entanglement and its generalizations has ...
Or, alternatively, ask associate professor of physics Matthew Headrick about his research. Headrick works on one of the most cutting-edge theories in theoretical physics—the holographic principle. It holds that the universe is a three-dimensional image projected off a two-dimensional surface, much like a ...
Topological insulators are new materials that have been studied by many research groups around the world for more than 10 years. The main advantage of such materials is the presence of dissipationless states at the sample boundary under certain symmetry conditions, while the bulk material retains ...
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding, the Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP) hosted a symposium on Saturday, March 24. "CTP50: The Center for Theoretical Physics: The First Fifty Years" brought together present and former members of the CTP as well as friends, supporters, and others ...
His first jump into AI came a few years ago during his time as a postdoc at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Canada, where he studied the complex properties of many interacting atoms, spins, and qubits. He'd seen papers about computers learning to play an Atari video game and a digital ...
A portrait of Professor Sir Tom Kibble, former Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at Imperial College London, was unveiled earlier this week. The portrait, which was painted by Tess Barnes, was revealed by Professor Kibble's three children, in a ceremony on Monday. Professor Peter Higgs, who had ...
Caltech is mourning the loss of Joseph Polchinski (BS '75), the Pat and Joe Yzurdiaga Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus, at UC Santa Barbara. Polchinski was perhaps best known for his discovery of D-branes in string theory. String theory is the leading ” theory of everything,” which holds that the ...
I didn't follow the advice, but I remembered the name, and a few years later I had the wonderful good fortune of being a postdoctoral researcher at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara. Joe had moved there in 1992, and my office was just down the hall from his. I can't tell you how often ...
Now, new research has offered tantalizing hints that quon could offer insights into a host of other areas in mathematics, from algebra to Fourier analysis, as well as in theoretical physics, from statistical physics to string theory. The researchers describe their vision of the project in a paper that appeared Jan.
In the late 1990s, theoretical physicists uncovered a remarkable connection between two seemingly unrelated concepts in theoretical physics. That connection is almost inscrutably technical, but it might have far-reaching consequences for our understanding of gravity and even the universe. To illustrate this ...
Two Yale-NUS College undergraduates are part of a research team that concluded that two different mathematical models, which describe the same physical phenomenon, are essentially equivalent. The discovery could have implications for future research into magnetoresistance and its practical ...
CURTIN University student Liam Scarlett has secured a Forrest Scholarship to help him undertake a PhD with the university's Theoretical Physics Group. The scholarship program was established in 2014 after a $65 million donation by Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest. Mr Scarlett, of Fremantle, will use ...
More than 60 leading theoretical physicists from across the globe will gather in Dublin tomorrow for a week-long special conference hosted by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). The conference entitled Quantum Physics: Fields, Particles, and Information Geometry will take place from 22nd to ...
An idea for an experiment that could unite the stubborn fields of quantum mechanics and general relativity has been given new life by two groups of physicists from the UK. The fact that quantum theory doesn't play well with gravity is a massive stumbling block in physics, one that has long eluded some of ...
Adding: "Although it was unfortunate to get motor neurone disease, I have been very fortunate in almost everything else. I have been lucky to work in theoretical physics at a fascinating time and it' s one of the few areas in which my disability was not a serious handicap." Mr Hawking, who is considered one ...
Thorne, who shared the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics with Rainer Weiss and Barry C Barish for their contributions in the observation of gravitational waves in space, has been trying to bring theoretical physics to the realm of the common man. His best-known effort is the blockbuster movie Interstellar, ...
Black holes are mysterious objects predicted by Einstein's theory of relativity. They are the remains of massive stars that have collapsed under the force of their own gravity, generating gravitational fields so strong not even light can escape. But if no light can escape, how can we possibly know that they're ...
Melessew Nigussie received his Ph.D. in space physics from Bahir Dar University in conjunction with the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, in 2014. He is the first Ph.D. graduate of the emerging and rapidly growing space physics program at his university. During his tenure as a ...
Yukawa's diaries written in 1954 and between 1934 and 1949, the year he won the Nobel Prize in Physics, have been donated to Kyoto University's Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics by his bereaved family. Only a few entries of the diaries, including ones from 1934, have been disclosed to the public.
For more than a decade, New York-based Lindsey Adelman Studio has been designing and producing lighting that bridges the gap between sculpture and functional product. Her collection frequently mixes elements of nature with machine aesthetic precision. Adelman debuted a new personal project at ...
Now, less than two months after that first detection of colliding neutron stars, UC Santa Barbara's Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) convened a rapid-response program for scientists from around the world, directly supported by the Kavli Foundation. More than 75 physicists and astronomers ...
A pair of researchers have uncovered a potential bridge between general relativity and quantum mechanics — the two preeminent physics theories — and it could force physicists to rethink the very nature of space and time. Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity describes gravity as a geometric ...
It is not the daily occurrence that physicists from entirely different fields closely work together. However, in theoretical physics a general ansatz can offer solutions for a large variety of problems. A team of scientists from the Theory Division of Professor Ignacio Cirac at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum ...
Trinity has now restructured all its science programmes (with the exception of TR031 Maths and TR035 Theoretical Physics) into four separate streams. This will remove the high competition for places on specific science courses, although for those who may be unsure of which direction they want to go, ...
It's borderline theoretical physics stuff with no real equivalent on the market today, and I'm positively gagging to try it out. In practice, Magic Leap promises true mixed-reality vision - virtual objects interacting naturally with real objects and environments - thanks to its array of cameras and ability to store room ...
In late October, she applied for a prestigious Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Scholar Award at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Terletska recently ... The Kavli Institute supports visiting researchers in theoretical physics who are faculty at teaching-intensive U.S. colleges. Applicants need to ...
As a then-undergraduate student, Koen Schakenraad (who won the Lorentz Prize for best graduation project in theoretical physics and is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Leiden) wanted to describe earlier VU measurements of stretching DNA. "We managed to do that but, to our surprise, our model also predicted ...
For more than a decade, New York-based Lindsey Adelman Studio has been designing and producing lighting that bridges the gap between sculpture and functional product. Her collection frequently mixes elements of nature with machine aesthetic precision. Adelman debuted a new personal project at ...
Stanford's research deals with one of the most fundamental and important questions in theoretical physics: how to formulate a quantum theory of gravity, thereby reconciling the physics of black holes – nature's densest objects, governed by Einstein's theory of gravity – with quantum mechanics, the ...
It was established in collaboration with the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Physics (CITA), the Dunlap Institute at the University of Toronto, ...
Last year The Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics launched an US$8 million partnership to fuel Dr ...
The primary objective of the General Theory of Physics (GTP) is to demystify some of the most complex theoretical physics laws that have ...


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