Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 10:30
Department of Physics, Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory
The most recent Morning of Theoretical Physics introduced Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity (GR) published exactly a century ago. Despite strenuous efforts to replace it with a theory consistent with quantum mechanics, Einstein's theory remains the best available account of gravity. The creation of this extraordinarily beautiful and powerful theory is a highlight in mankind's long intellectual history.