Apocalyptic quantum gravity

Event Start:
2021-04-28T11:00:00
Event End:
2021-04-28T12:00:00
Event Information:

Quantum gravity is hard, but it's not the end of the world. Or is it? In this talk, I'll give a high-level overview of recent work involving end-of-the-world branes in AdS/CFT. Gravitationally, these branes are simple hypersurfaces cutting off spacetime.

Event Location:
Connect via Zoom
Speaker:
David Wakeham, UBC
Add to Calendar Event Start: 2021-04-28T11:00:00 Event End: 2021-04-28T12:00:00 Apocalyptic quantum gravity Event Information: Quantum gravity is hard, but it's not the end of the world. Or is it? In this talk, I'll give a high-level overview of recent work involving end-of-the-world branes in AdS/CFT. Gravitationally, these branes are simple hypersurfaces cutting off spacetime. Event Location: Connect via Zoom

Source URL: https://phas.ubc.ca/apocalyptic-quantum-gravity