University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Thursday, October 20th 2016
Speaker: John Preskill, California Institute of Technology
Subject: Quantum Information and Spacetime
Refreshments to be served outside Keller 3-210 after the colloquium.

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Aside from enabling revolutionary future technologies, quantum information science is providing powerful new tools for attacking deep problems in fundamental physical science. In particular, the recent convergence of quantum information and quantum gravity is sparking exciting progress on some old and very hard questions.

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