Gerard t’Hooft, a Nobel Laureate from Utrecht University, delivers a lecture on Science Fiction and Reality at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario on May 7, 2008
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Robyn Williams visits Canada’s Perimeter Institute for theoretical physics. The institute is known for its multidisciplinary approach, fostering an environment where people from a range of backgrounds can work together, developing ideas by sparking off each other.
The science of space, with Dr Alastair Reynolds. Plus: how does broadband go faster?; why can’t nuclear waste be shot in to the Sun?; and what happens when black holes merge?
Leonard Susskind of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics discusses the indestructability of information and the nature of black holes in a lecture entitled The World As Hologram.