Prof. Jan ZAANEN (Instituut-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands)
5/20/15, 1:00 PM
A quake is rumbling through the core of physics: the empiricisms of condensed matter physics and the mathematics of string theory appear to have some deep relations. For the initiated this has an unusually strong allure, but since this cocktail involves some of the most impenetrable areas of physics it is not easy to communicate the excitement to the community at large. I will attempt to get...