Brian Greene moderates this fascinating program exploring the fundamental principles of Quantum Physics. Anyone with an interest in science will enjoy this thought-provoking and highly entertaining show.
FULL DESCRIPTION: Ninety years after the historic double-slit experiment, the quantum revolution shows no sign of slowing. Join a vibrant conversation with renowned leaders in theoretical physics, quantum computation, and philosophical foundations, focused on how quantum physics continues to impact understanding on issues profound and practical, from the edge of black holes and the fibers of spacetime to teleportation and the future of computers.
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Original Program Date: June 2 2017
MODERATOR: Brian Greene
PARTICIPANTS: Mark Van Raamsdonk, Gerard ’t Hooft, David Wallace, Birgitta Whaley
Brian Greene’s introduction to Quantum Mechanics 00:09
Participant Introductions 03:32
Where do we currently stand with quantum mechanics? 05:30
Chapter One – Quantum Basics 07:48
The Double Slit experiment 14:18
Chapter Two – Measurement and Entanglement 26:53
Quantum Mechanics today is the best we have 41:27
Chapter Three – Quantum Mechanics and Black Holes 59:07
Black holes and Hawking Radiation 01:03:56
Chapter Four – Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime 01:15:45
Chapter Five – Applied Quantum 01:23:36
This program is part of the Big Ideas Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation.