Physics Colloquium: 100 years of general relativity

Event Details

  • Speaker(s): Dr. Eric Poisson
  • Date:
  • Time: 3:00 PM
  • Location: SSC 1511

Abstract

On 25 November 1915, Einstein published the final form of his famous field equations, and general relativity was officially born. To celebrate the centenary, I will describe the genesis of the theory, highlight some of its resounding successes, and speculate on its future.

Refreshments

Coffee and Refreshments will be available in SSC 1511.