High Energy Theory Seminar
Friday, May 22, 2020
11:00am to 12:00pmAdd to Cal
Sphere packing, 3d gravity, and random CFTs
Tom Hartman, Cornell University,
https://caltech.zoom.us/j/795527605 Meeting ID 795 527 605
I will describe new developments on the connection between the conformal bootstrap, the sphere packing problem, and quantum gravity in three dimensions. This point of view suggests a relationship between the sum over topologies in 3d gravity and averaging over moduli in the dual CFT.
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