At ICTS, science outreach for school and college students and civic society in general is taken very seriously. ICTS regularly organizes public lectures given by eminent visitors. Public lectures bring exciting new developments in science to the general public and play an important role in engaging students and civic society at large on issues of modern science.
Juan M Maldacena ( Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton University, USA)
09 July 2008, 17:00 to 18:00
Homi Bhabha Auditorium, TIFR, Mumbai
Black holes a re a fascinating prediction of Einstein Theory of Gravity. They have an interesting history. According to the classical theory nothing can escape a black hole. On the other hand, quantum mechanics implies that the black hole emits some radiation. This leads to a puzzling theoretical...more