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Quantum Fields and Strings

Quantum field theory is used to describe the interactions of elementary particles, the dynamics of many-body systems, and critical phenomena, all with exquisite accuracy. String theory is based on the idea that, at very short distances, all particles should be seen to be extended one-dimensional objects: “strings.” Together, “quantum fields and strings” has strong connections to condensed matter, quantum gravity, particle physics, and cosmology, and mathematics.

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The road uniting quantum field theory and general relativity – the two great theories of modern physics – has been…
/May 29, 2014
Sylvester James Gates Jr., a Perimeter Institute Distinguished Visiting Research Chair, Professor at the University of Maryland, and a member…
/May 27, 2014
Sylvester James Gates Jr., a Perimeter Institute Distinguished Visiting Research Chair, Professor at the University of Maryland, and a member…
/May 22, 2014