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This conference is dedicated to the recent progress in theoretical and observational cosmology, with an emphasis on inflationary cosmology, including its observational status and its implementation in supergravity and string theory.  
Nov 18 2016 | Quora Session | Posted In: Faculty
After the historic announcement of the discovery of gravitational waves from merging black holes by LIGO, Peter Graham answered questions on the discovery and gravitational waves in general at Quora.
Aug 31 2016 | Perimeter Institute | Posted In: Department News
The first It From Qubit collaboration workshop and summer school was held at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada in July, 2016.  The workshop and school was attended by 180 researchers from around the world, and was, by all measures, a great success.
Apr 19 2016 | Quanta Magazine | Posted In: Hard Problems
Once upon a time, about 13.8 billion years ago, our universe sprang from a quantum speck, ballooning to one million trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion times its initial volume (by some estimates) in less than a billionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second.
Mar 31 2016 |
Two dimensional conformal field theories (CFTs) have a very powerful property called modular invariance, which relates the high and low temperature limits of the theory.