Rachel Rosen

pos-doc

Gravity: A Status Report

Einstein’s theory of gravity, known as general relativity, is one of the most beautiful theories of fundamental physics.  It has been tested to great precision on a wide range of scales.  Yet gravity remains mysterious: basic questions concerning black holes and quantum gravity have yet to be understood.  In this talk I’ll review the basic principles behind general relativity and discuss how we approach these outstanding mysteries. 

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