7.00pm to 8.30pm, Wednesday 30 September
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The twentieth century has seen extraordinary development in our understanding of the universe and the laws that define it. Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli will beautifully encapsulate where we are on our human journey to understand our universe. From Einstein’s general theory of relativity ‘the most beautiful of theories’ and the architecture of our cosmos to quantum physics where the most baffling aspects of modern physics lurk, Carlo will tell of the epic discoveries and advances in physics that shape our worldview today, its open mysteries, and the position of us humans in this world.
Carlo Rovelli is an Italian theoretical physicist working at the Aix-Marseille University in France. He is one of the founders of theory of loop quantum gravity. He has also written numerous books, including Quantum Gravity, and The First Scientist: Anaximander and His Legacy.
His most recent book is Seven brief lessons on physics and you can read about it and listen to extracts from his book online.
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