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Oct 23 – 27, 2023
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
America/Toronto timezone

Glimpses into Loop Quantum Gravity

Oct 25, 2023, 9:00 AM
35m
PI/1-100 - Theatre (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)

PI/1-100 - Theatre

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

190

Speaker

Abhay Ashtekar

Description

The organizers requested an overview of Loop Quantum Gravity (LQG). However, this is an impossible task, especially for a 30 minute talk, given that the subject is over three decades old with tens of thousands of papers. Instead, I will outline some of the key distinguishing features of LQG and discuss an illustrative application. Hopefully these topics will complement those that will be covered by Bianca Dittrich and Lee Smolin, without too much of an overlap.

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