White Holes: A free public lecture and book signing by Prof. Carlo Rovelli

White Holes: A free public lecture and book signing by Prof. Carlo Rovelli

White Holes: A free public lecture and book signing by Prof. Carlo Rovelli

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Agenda

7-8pm: Lecture: White Holes
8-9pm: Book signing

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About the Lecture

“The universe is full of black holes into which we see matter falling. Where does all that matter go? The answer requires a quantum theory of space and time, and may be surprising. I will illustrate what happens approaching a black hole and entering it. And what might happen next.”

Come hear from New York Times bestselling author and theoretical physicist, Carlo Rovelli, as he guides us in exploring the exotic nature of black holes, their fate, and the science behind it. Join us at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Boca Raton for an evening of learning and discovery.

Following the lecture will be a book signing, with his book White Holes: Inside the Horizon available on site for purchase.

“Rovelli is unique among modern scientists who write for popular audiences in his ability to capture the purest essence of his science with both precision and lyricism … the clarity of his explanations is unparalleled.”

– Adam Frank, NPR, Book Review of White Holes

About Carlo Rovelli, Ph.D.

Carlo Rovelli is an Italian Theoretical Physicist and New York Times bestselling author of many popular science books, and is a founder of Loop Quantum Gravity.

He currently serves as professor at the Centre de Physique Théorique, Aix-Marseille University, France, as Distinguished Visiting Research Chair at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and as a core faculty member at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy at Western University, Canada.

He works mainly in the field of quantum gravity, as well as in the history and philosophy of science. His popular science book, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, was originally published in Italian in 2014 and has since been translated into 41 languages and has sold over a million copies worldwide. The audiobook format of his book The Order of Time is narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. In 2019, he was included by Foreign Policy magazine in a list of 100 most influential global thinkers.

Further Information

Sponsored by the Department of Physics, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, and the Center for the Future Mind at Florida Atlantic University.

Questions? Contact: jonathan.engle@fau.edu or loops24@fau.edu.

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Event tags - Public lecture, science, black holes, astrophysics, book signing

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Date And Time

Thu, May 9, 2024 @ 07:00 PM to
Thu, May 9, 2024 @ 09:00 PM
 

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