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Topics in String Theory ,Winter 2011

Stanford, , Prof. Leonard Susskind

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

Overview

In particular, the course focuses on string theory with
regard to important issues in contemporary physics.
Topics include: 1) the impact of string theory on
the pursuit of black holes; 2) the string theory landscape
and the implications for cosmology; and 3) the
Holographic Principle and its applications.

Includes

Lecture 2:

4.1 ( 11 )


Lecture Details

(January 17, 2011) Leonard Susskind describes the special theory of relativity and focuses on showing how it connects to string theory. He considers concepts such as space-time and some of Einsteins original concepts.

In the last of course of this series, Leonard Susskind continues his exploration of string theory that attempts to reconcile quantum mechanics and general relativity. In particular, the course focuses on string theory with regard to important issues in contemporary physics.

This course was originally presented in Stanfords Continuing Studies program. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University.

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Sam

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

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Dembe

Great course. Thank you very much.

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