24-28 June 2019
CERN
Europe/Zurich timezone
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The String Landscape, the Swampland, and the Observed Universe

26 Jun 2019, 15:00
1h
500/1-001 - Main Auditorium (CERN)

500/1-001 - Main Auditorium

CERN

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Speaker

Cumrun Vafa (Harvard University)

Description

I review ideas related to the landscape of string vacua and restrictions it suggests on the existence of consistent quantum gravitational theories known as swampland conditions. Some implications for particle physics and cosmology are discussed.

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