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Jim Hartle: A man with no boundaries

June 7, 2019, @ UCSB

All talks will be in the main seminar room at the KITP.


TimeSession ChairSpeakerTitle
9:45 AMGary Horowitz (UCSB)Welcome
9:50 AMKip Thorne (Caltech)Thoughts about Jim and his impact - especially on me
10:30 AMCoffee break
11:10 AMDon Marolf (UCSB)Gary Gibbons (Cambridge University)James Hartle 55 years on
11:50 AMSean Carroll (Caltech)Entropy and complexity
12:30 PMLunch
2:20 PMJenann Ismael (Columbia University)Neil Turok (Perimeter Institute)Fun with path integrals
3:00 PMSimon Saunders (Oxford University)One world or many? Hidden variables, hidden histories, and many worlds
3:40 PMCoffee break
4:20 PMJonathan Halliwell (Imperial College)Mark Srednicki (UCSB)Bayesian quantum cosmology
5:00 PMThomas Hertog (University of Leuven)Jim's wave function of the universe: the view from 2019
5:40 PMClosing remarks
5:45 PMDrinks
6:15 PMDinner
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