Loop Quantum Gravity: A Bird’s Eye View
November 13, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Marcus Nanotechnology Building
Pennsylvania State University The Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, and Physics Department
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.