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Eliezer Rabinovici, Confirming Prejudices and Encountering Surprises in the Study of the AdS/CFT Correspondence

Eliezer Rabinovici, Confirming Prejudices and Encountering Surprises in the Study of the AdS/CFT Correspondence

Title: “Confirming Prejudices and Encountering Surprises in the Study of the AdS/CFT Correspondence”
Speaker: Dr. Eliezer Rabinovici, Hebrew University
Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Place: Lecture Hall Room 102, Simons Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract:

I will describe on the one hand how the sting was removed from the so called Black Hole Information Paradox confirming a wide spread prejudice. On the other hand I will describe how doubt is cast upon a prejudice regarding the need to resolve some singularities in theories of gravity. The work described is based on work in collaboration with J.L.F. Barbon.