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The Next Revolution

Lecture no. 24 from the course: Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

The Next Revolution

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Survey the greatest unsolved problem in theoretical physics: the search for a quantum theory of gravity. Examine string theory, loop quantum gravity, and also entropic gravity, which suggests a revolutionary link with thermodynamics. Close the course with a deepened appreciation for the connection between everyday features of gravity and the most exciting questions in contemporary physics and cosmology.

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n********m
July 1, 2017
OUTSTANDING

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p********m
December 2, 2016
This course is absolutely wondrous! Professor Benjamin Schumacher is insightful, clear and straightforward! One of the best courses that I have ever made!

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