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Black holes, quantum information, and the foundations of physics(Physics Today, April 2013)

"'God particle' or tip of the iceberg?" (published in the *Chicago Tribune*)

"What will the Large Hadron Collider reveal?" (published in the *LA Times*)

Quantum gravity and quantum information, CERN, Mar. 18 - Mar. 22, 2019

Quantum gravity foundations: UV to IR, KITP, Mar. 30 - June 19, 2015

Santa Barbara Gravity Workshop II, Mar. 17-19, 2014

Bits, Branes, and Black Holes, at KITP, UCSB; associated conference: Black holes and information. (see online talks and discussions)

West Coast LHC Theory Network Meeting, at UCSB

Quantum Gravity: from UV to IR, hosted by the CERN Theory Group.

Quantum information in quantum gravity, Quantum gravity and quantum information Institute, CERN, 2019

Black holes as harbingers of new gravitational physics, Sommerfeld Theory Colloquium/2018 Arnold Sommerfeld School, LMU, Munich.

Quantum information transfer from black holes: violent vs. nonviolent nonlocality, CERN Institute "Black holes horizons and quantum information"

Black Holes, Quantum Information Transfer, and Hilbert-space Networks , opening talk at the KITP conference Black holes and information

The problems of quantum gravity: from high-energy scattering to black holes and cosmology, Perimeter Institute Colloquium & Talk at Conference, "IR issues and loops in de Sitter space"

"Black holes in the cosmos, in the lab, and in fundamental physics" CERN Academic training lectures: Lecture 1; Lecture 2; Lecture 3

Quantum black holes at the LHC?

High energy and gravitational theory. Quantum black holes, quantum cosmology/inflation, and other quantum aspects of gravity; fundamental structure of matter and gauge interactions, particle phenomenology, string theory.

- Quantum gravity and quantum information, CERN, Mar. 18 - Mar 22, 2019
- Quantum gravity foundations: UV to IR, KITP, Mar 30 - June 19, 2015
- Santa Barbara Gravity Workshop II, Mar 17-19, 2014
- Quantum Gravity: from UV to IR
- West Coast LHC Theory Network Meeting
- Santa
Barbara Gravity Workshop

- 2004 BIRS Workshop: ``New horizons in string cosmology"
- 2003 BIRS Workshop: ``Recent developments in string theory"
- 2001 ITP Workshop: M-theory
- Avatars of M-Theory: ITP Conference, 2001
- Strings '98
- 2000
Aspen Workshop "String Dualities And Their Applications"

- The problems of quantum gravity: from high-energy scattering to black holes and cosmology, Perimeter Institute Colloquium & Talk at Conference, "IR issues and loops in de Sitter space"
- Black holes in the cosmos, in the lab, and in fundamental physics: Lecture 1; Lecture 2; Lecture 3
- Black hole production at TeV energies?
- Branes, fluxes, moduli potentials, and the fate of four dimensions
- What is M-Theory?
- Introduction to strings, superstrings, and M-theory, from 1999 ITP Conference on black holes: theory confronts reality.
- Effective theories and black hole production in warped compactifications, talk at ITP Santa Barbara, Nov. 2000
- Hierarchies from warped string compactifications, talk at ITP Santa Barbara, May 2001.

## Black holes/quantum gravity

*Science*article "Hawking's final quest: save quantum theory from black holes" (2018)*New Scientist*article "How to think about black holes" (2018)*Astrobites*article "Hunting for new physics in a black hole's shadow" (2018)*New Scientist*article "Fuzzy pulsars orbiting black holes could unmask quantum gravity" (2017)*Scientific American*article: "LIGO Black Hole Echoes Hint at General Relativity Breakdown" (2016)*Nature*article on black hole bounces/information escape (2014)*Quanta*article "Betting on the Future of Quantum Gravity" (2014)*Nova*article "Stephen Hawking Serves Up Scrambled Black Holes" (2014)*Nova*article "Do Black Holes Destroy Information?" (2013)*NewScientist*article on emergent spacetime (2013)*NewScientist*article on black hole information (2013)*Nature*article on black hole information (2013) (followup comment)*Symmetry*article: The hunt for microscopic black holes- FQXI article: "Black holes: paradox regained"
*New York Times*article: ``Physicists Strive to Build a Black Hole"- ISI interview on black hole production
- Discover magazine article: ``Now Under Construction: a Black Hole Factory"
*New York Times*article on Black Hole Information- 93106 article: ``Miniature Black Holes May Open Window to Other Dimension''

## Large Hadron Collider - commentary, etc.

- NPR's
*All Things Considered*on the "Higgs Discovery" *Chicago Tribune*"'God particle' or tip of the iceberg?"*LA Times:*"What will the Large Hadron Collider reveal?"*National geographic news**PBS Newshour*- The "glitch:" CBS ;
*Boston Globe*; MSNBC ;*The Telegraph* *Christian Science Monitor*

## String theory and related subjects

- String theory on NPR's
*All things considered* *New York Times*article on Brane Worlds*New York Times*article on String/M Theory; Clarification; Photo from print version- New York Times article on the Cosmological Constant and the Landscape of String Vacua
*New York Times*article: ``Back to Basics: How Did Space Get Its Dimensions?''*New York Times*article on Physics at the Planck Scale*Santa Barbara News-Press*article on Strings '98

## Misc. physics, etc.

- Science's "most beautiful" theories:
*Reuters*; MSNBC; National Post *New York Times*article on Physicists and Mountains- APS Physics
*Central*People in Physics profile - Article from 93106 (UCSB Faculty/Staff Newsletter)
*New York Times*article "10 Physics Questions to Ponder for a Millennium or Two"

String
Theory
online introduction (By my former student, J. Pierre)