Saturday Morning Physics
String Theory: What is It Good For?


Feb
16
2008

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  • Host Department: Physics
  • Date: 02/16/2008
  • Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Location: 170 & 182 Dennison Building

  • Description: In this talk we will explore some of the most exciting recent developments in String Theory. What have we learned about the connection between large scales and small scales, between Einstein's theory of gravity and quantum mechanics? What has String Theory taught us about black holes and the early moments of the Universe?"

    Detailed Information
    All talks are free and refreshments will be served. Visitor parking for the seminars (Central Campus) is across the street from the Dennison Building in the U-M Church Street structure. There is a $2.00 parking charge implemented by U-M Parking Services.

    Contact Information
    For more information regarding the Saturday Morning Physics series, see the Physics Department website, or call 734.764.4437