Archive for October, 2014Steven Weinberg – theorist’s theorist
Steven Weinberg has been one of the most luminous stars of theoretical physics for fifty years. For over half that time, he has been based at the University of Texas at Austin, where Graham talked with him at length this week about the relationship between pure mathematics and fundamental physics, the subject of Graham’s next book.
During his visit to Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, Graham will be giving a talk on Paul Dirac and the Religion of Mathematical Beauty, 22 October, 4pm. The following day, he will be giving the O’Neill memorial lecture, Winston Churchill – Writer, Global Political Figure, Nuclear Visionary, at 7pm. Details can be found here.Fermilab
Graham will be talking about the life and work of Paul Dirac. Details will be published here.St Cross College, Oxford
A promising one-day conference Wittgenstein and Physics will be taking place at St Cross College in Oxford on Saturday 22 November. Graham will be chairing the afternoon session. Among the speakers will be Richard Staley, who will be talking about Boltzmann, Mach and Wittgenstein’s Vienna. This is the first event in the programme of St […]