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5th meeting - intro to LQG (02/11/17)

During the fifth meeting Alessandro Iannone and Damiano Zanetti presented a brief introduction to loop quantum gravity (LQG), the purpose was not to give an exhaustive overview on the subject but rather to heuristically introduce the formalism. 504 more words

Weekly Post

Black and White Hole Twins Connected by Quantum Gravity

By Javier Olmedo, Sahil Saini and Parampreet Singh

Black holes are perhaps the most exotic objects in our Universe with very intriguing properties. The event horizon does not allow light and matter to escape, and hides the central singularity. 922 more words

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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity by Carlo Rovelli

Carlo Rovelli is an Italian theoretical physicist whose previous book, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, was a bestseller. In this one, he tells a familiar story: the history of physics from ancient Greece to the present day. 398 more words

Non-Fiction

Can observations determine the quantum state of the very early Universe?

by Ivan Agullo, Abhay Ashtekar and Brajesh Gupt

Can observations determine the quantum state of the very early Universe?

Can we hope to know even in principle… 1,034 more words

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Are you going to Loops' 17?

At the beginning of next week Jennifer Sanders and I will be representing the CQG editorial team at the Loops’ 17 conference at the University of Warsaw in Poland. 84 more words

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Mystery Of God II "Science VS Faith"

You know what, am beginning to write this article fully aware that 50% of those who will react to it won’t even read it, and of the 50% who will actually read, only 10% will look up the facts. 677 more words

Religion

Not what it seems

There are many outstanding books explaining the latest developments at the frontiers of theoretical physics to general audiences. This is not an easy thing to do, but the physicists who have stepped up tend to be very good writers and expositors: I am thinking of people like Roger Penrose, Julian Barbour, and Lee Smolin. 897 more words

Books