Chennai Mathematical Institute

Seminars




3.30 PM
Black holes in string theory

Amitabh Virmani
IOP, Bhubhaneswar.
13-11-13


Abstract

Black holes are our best guide towards understanding properties of a quantum theory of gravity. On one hand, the study of black holes has revolutionized our understanding of string theory as a whole, and on the other hand string theory has come a long way in addressing puzzles associated with black holes. In this talk I will provide an overview of these exciting developments and the context in which my recent works fit.





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