Physics for the Inquiring Mind
This very popular series of 3-4 public lectures each year takes advantage of the presence of so many distinguished scientists who come to collaborate on the most fascinating and challenging questions in their fields. Our speakers have included, among others, Conny Aerts, Peter Galison, Murray Gell-Mann, John Grunsfeld, Stephen Hawking, Robert Kirshner, Nathan Lewis, and M. Cristina Marchetti. Presentations have included how stars ring, projects at the large hadron collider (LHC), how the brain works, challenges for global energy, the potential in the human genome, and black holes.
The presentations put you in touch with people and research that is transforming our understanding of the universe. Friends of KITP receive priority seat reservations, and an informal reception follows each lecture.
Chaos, Black Holes and Quantum Mechanics
Speaker: Stephen Shenker
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7:00 PM
Location: Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kohn Hall, Main Seminar Room
We have had an incredible response to our October 24th event, and as a result we are no longer taking RSVP’s for this lecture. If you have already RSVP’d, please be sure to arrive early to find your seat, as we anticipate a full house for this lecture! If you have not yet RSVP’d but would like to put your name on our wait list, please reach out to Development Coordinator Megan Turley at 805-893-6350 or by email at megan [at] kitp.ucsb.edu.