Gravity and Black Holes Programme

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

08:15

Registration

 

 

09:20

Welcome

 

 

09:30

Eiichiro Komatsu
"Finding cosmic inflation"
Video
PDF

Pablo Laguna
"The kicking of black holes"
Video
PDF

Douglas Stanford
"Diving into traversable wormholes"
Video
PDF

10:10

Hiranya Peiris
"Towards fundamental physics from the cosmic microwave background"
Video
PDF

Harald Pfeiffer
"Modelling the gravitational radiation emitted by merging black holes"
Video
PDF

Gary Gibbons
"The gravitational memory effect: what it is and why Stephen and I did not discover it"
Video
PDF

10:50

Coffee

Coffee

Coffee

11:20

Viatcheslav Mukhanov
"How predictive are cosmological theories?"
Video
PowerPoint

Gabriela González
"How to hear black holes and other cosmic sounds"
Video
PDF

Andy Strominger
"Infrared divergences in QED and quantum gravity"
Video
PowerPoint

12:00

Andrei Linde
"Cosmological attractors"
Video
PDF

Bruce Allen
"Stephen, Gary, and the first gravitational wave detections"
Video
PDF

Gary Horowitz
"One step forward, one step back"
Video
PDF

12:40

Lunch

Lunch

Closing remarks: Robert Wald
Video

Lunch at 13:00

14:00

James Hartle
"The bubble multiverses of the no-boundary quantum state"
Video
PDF

Frans Pretorius
"Gravitational wave observation of dynamical, strong-field gravity"
Video
PDF

 

14:40

Thomas Hertog
"A smooth exit from eternal inflation"
Video

Mihalis Dafermos
"The cosmic censorship conjectures in classical general relativity"
Video
PDF

 

15:20

Tea

Tea

 

16:00

Raphael Bousso
"Quantum focussing, and a provable local energy condition"
Video
PDF

Ted Jacobson
"Hawking radiation, infinite redshifts, and black hole analogues"
Video
PowerPoint

 

16:40

Renata Kallosh
"Maximal supergravity"
Video
PDF

Jeff Steinhauer
"Observation of quantum Hawking radiation and its entanglement in an analogue black hole"
Video
PowerPoint

 

18:00

Physics exhibition at the
Wren Library, Trinity College

 

 

18:30

Drinks reception and dinner at Trinity College
Fay Dowker's after-dinner speech (PDF)