Loop Quantum Gravity: A Bird’s Eye View

Loop Quantum Gravity: A Bird’s Eye View

Date

November 13, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location

Marcus Nanotechnology Building

Room

Room 1116-1118

Affiliation

Pennsylvania State University The Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, and Physics Department

Abstract: 

After a brief overview of quantum gravity as a whole, Dr. Ashtekar will explain the basics of Loop Quantum Gravity and its applications to some long standing questions: the nature of the very early universe and the ultimate fate of black holes in the process of their quantum evaporation.