Santa Barbara, CA 93106

ph: 805-893-4750

fax: 805-893-4750

giddings@physics.ucsb.edu

## Current workshop:

## KITP workshop, 2015:

Quantum gravity foundations: UV to IR

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*)

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.

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?

Santa Barbara Gravity Workshop

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.

- 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

*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)