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April 27, 202211:30 am – 12:30 pm (CDT)

General Relativity for Beginners I: Motivation


Michael J. Duff (Texas A&M University)



Mitchell Physics Building

College Station, Texas 77843-4242

About The Speaker

Michael J. Duff is a long-standing member of the IQSE, a distinguished professor at TAMU, and a fellow of the Hagler institute for Advanced Study.  He is also Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics (formerly Abdus Salam Professor) as well as a senior research investigator at Imperial College, London. His research has explored quantum gravity, quantum informatics, string theory, M-theory, and unified theories of the elementary particles. Prof. Duff is a Fellow of the Royal Society of London, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and holds the Paul Dirac Gold Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics, a Distinguished Achievement Award for Research from Texas A&M, and a Meeting Gold Medal from El Colegio Nacional, Mexico.

Event Details

The Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering (IQSE) presents:

An IQSE "four-lecture" series: General Relativity for Beginners

(all lectures start at 11:30am--12:30pm in room 578)

I: Motivation
Wed, April 27, 2022

II: Geometry
Fri, April 29, 2022

III: Einstein's equations
Wed, May 4, 2022

IV: Experimental tests
Fri, May 6, 2022

In four 1-hr lectures, we will attempt to present Einstein's theory of General Relativity for people with little background in the field.

See more on this event: HERE

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