High Energy Theory Seminar - IAS - Carlo Rovelli, Aix-Marseille University, France - Loop quantum Gravity: Recent Results and Open Problems
Description: The loop approach to quantum gravity has developed considerably during thelast few years, especially in its covariant ('spinfoam') version. Ipresent thecurrent definition of the theory and the results that have beenproven. I discusswhat I think is still missing towards of the goal of defining aconsistent tentativequantum field theory genuinely background independent and having generalrelativity as classical limit.
Location: Bloomberg Lecture Hall - Institute for Advanced Study
Date/Time: 04/23/12 at 2:30 pm - 04/23/12 at 3:30 pm
Category: High Energy Theory Seminar