Our research includes a strong focus on fundamental questions about the new physics underlying the Standard Models of particle physics, cosmology, and gravity; and the nature and applications of our basic frameworks (quantum field theory and string theory) for attacking these questions.   Our research also includes a major emphasis on the novel phenomena in condensed matter physics that emerge in systems with many degrees of freedom.

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Douglas Stanford is a professor at Stanford University. As a member of It from Qubit, he was a postdoc at the Institute for Advanced Study.
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Shamit Kachru is the Wells Family Director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics.
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