The Story of M-theory and Quantum Mechanics

  • SPEAKER : Lee, Kimyeong
  • DATE : February 21(Fri), 2014
  • TIME : 15:30-16:00
  • PLACE : 1503 Conference room, KIAS
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ABSTRACT : Planck’s quantum proposal has resolved the ultraviolet catastrophe in the black body radiation. String/M theory has solved the similar UV problem in quantum gravity. Especially, M-theory is purely quantum in the sense that both electric and magnetic strength is of order one. I would like to illustrate some current issues and future challenges in this subject.

Quantum Universe Center (QUC) Inaugural Conference