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Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime in the 21st Century – Public Lecture Trailer

Nima Arkani-Hamed, one of the world’s most respected and sought-after theoretical physicists, will deliver a live webcast talk on November 6 as part of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture Series, presented by Sun Life Financial. More information:

Arkani-Hamed’s talk, “Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime in the 21st Century,” will be presented free online on Thursday Nov. 6 at 7 pm EST.

Arkani-Hamed’s research has shown how the extreme weakness of gravity, relative to other forces of nature, might be explained by the existence of extra dimensions of space, and how the structure of comparatively low-energy physics is constrained within the context of string theory. He has taken a lead in proposing new physical theories that can be tested at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland. Arkani-Hamed is known for his prominent role in the critically acclaimed documentary Particle Fever, about the search for the Higgs boson.

Footage of the Large Hadron Collider in this trailer is included courtesy of CERN.

Join the conversation during Arkani-Hamed’s lecture by tweeting to @Perimeter with the hashtag #piLIVE


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