Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of New Mexico

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

String Theory

Presented by Professor John Schwarz, Caltech

An ambitious program in theoretical physics is the construction of a unified theory of all particles and forces based on fundamental strings. This talk will give a quick overview of the history, concepts, and prospects of string theory.

3:30 pm, Friday, October 20, 2017
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Southwest corner of Las Lomas and Yale, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Refreshments will be available before the colloquium, at 3:15 pm, in the lobby of Dane Smith Hall.

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