• Loop Quantum Gravity: A Bird’s Eye View 

      Ashtekar, Abhay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-11-13)
      After a brief overview of quantum gravity as a whole, Dr. Ashtekar will explain the basics of Loop Quantum Gravity and its applications to some long standing questions: the nature of the very early universe and the ultimate ...
    • What Happened Before the Big Bang? 

      Bojowald, Martin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-08)
      The standard model of cosmology suggests that the universe started with a phase of very high density, described by general relativity as a singularity. Quantum gravity attempts to resolve the singularity by a more fundamental, ...