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# theoretical physics

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1 | Entropy from Entanglement | Siddharth Parameswaran, Associate Professor, Physics Department. | Siddharth Parameswaran | 03 Dec 2018 | |

2 | Entropy: two short stories | John Chalker, Head of Theoretical Physics, gives a talk on entropy. | John Chalker | 03 Dec 2018 | |

3 | Entropy: Gaining Knowledge by Admitting Ignorance | Alexander Schekochihin, Professor of Theoretical Physics, gives a talk on entropy. | Alexander Schekochihin | 03 Dec 2018 | |

4 | Putting the Higgs Boson in its Place | Professor Melissa Franklin talks about her experiences working towards the discovery of the Higgs Boson and her work today at the Large Hadron Collider | Melissa Franklin, Marcus du Sautoy | 18 Nov 2016 | |

5 | Seeing the High Energy Universe with IceCube | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 3rd morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Inner Space Meets Outer Space: Covering the Connections Between Cosmology and Particle Physics | Subir Sarkar | 06 Jan 2016 | |

6 | Making the Vacuum Concrete | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the first Saturday Morning of Theoretical Physics on 22 June 2013. The event focussed on how we use field theory to understand material reality. | Fabian Essler | 21 May 2015 | |

7 | Searches for Dark Matter | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 6th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the ways in which ideas from theoretical particle physics guide the high energy accelerator program at CERN. | Ulrich Haisch | 24 Mar 2015 | |

8 | Precision Studies of the Higgs | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 6th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the ways in which ideas from theoretical particle physics guide the high energy accelerator program at CERN | Giulia Zanderighi | 24 Mar 2015 | |

9 | The impact of black holes on the Universe | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 5th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Black holes: where physics reaches its limit. | James Binney | 24 Mar 2015 | |

10 | Black holes in the nearby Universe | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 5th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Black holes: where physics reaches its limit. | John Magorrian | 24 Mar 2015 | |

11 | Black holes in Einstein's gravity and beyond | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 5th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Black holes: where physics reaches its limit. | Andrei Starinets | 24 Mar 2015 | |

12 | Plasma tamed, fusion power and the theoretical challenge | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 4th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Plasmas: the normal form of matter and the key to unlimited energy. | Steven Cowley | 24 Mar 2015 | |

13 | Creative Commons | Turbulence: Plasma Unleashed | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 4th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Plasmas: the normal form of matter and the key to unlimited energy. | Alexander Schekochihin | 24 Mar 2015 |

14 | Plasma: what it is, how to make it and how to hold it | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 4th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Plasmas: the normal form of matter and the key to unlimited energy. | Felix Parra-Diaz | 24 Mar 2015 | |

15 | Creative Commons | Inner space meets outer space: Introduction | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 3rd morning of Theoretical Physics covering the connections between cosmology and particle physics. | Subir Sarkar | 24 Mar 2015 |

16 | Matter Emerges from the Vacuum | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 1st morning of Theoretical Physics covering how we use field theory to understand material reality. | Joseph Conlon | 24 Mar 2015 | |

17 | Creative Commons | The Vacuum Comes Alive | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 1st morning of Theoretical Physics covering how we use field theory to understand material reality. | James Binney | 24 Mar 2015 |

18 | LHC searches for dark matter | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 6th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the ways in which ideas from theoretical particle physics guide the high energy accelerator program at CERN | Ulrich Haisch | 12 Feb 2015 | |

19 | Precision Studies of the Higgs | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 6th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the ways in which ideas from theoretical particle physics guide the high energy accelerator program at CERN | Giulia Zanderighi | 12 Feb 2015 | |

20 | The Standard Model and the LHC! in the Higgs Boson Era | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 6th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the ways in which ideas from theoretical particle physics guide the high energy accelerator programme at CERN. | Juan Rojo | 12 Feb 2015 | |

21 | Creative Commons | Matter Emerges from the Vacuum | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the first Saturday Morning of Theoretical Physics on 22 June 2013. The event focussed on how we use field theory to understand material reality. | Joseph Conlon | 04 Feb 2015 |

22 | Plasma Tamed, Fusion Power and the Theoretical Challenge | Steve Cowley | 29 Jan 2015 | ||

23 | String Theory on the Sky | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 3rd morning of Theoretical Physics. The event focused on the interface between theoretical developments in particle physics and astrophysics/cosmology. | David Marsh | 29 Jan 2015 | |

24 | Creative Commons | The Vacuum Comes Alive | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 1st morning of Theoretical Physics covering how we use field theory to understand material reality | James Binney | 15 Dec 2014 |

25 | Creative Commons | Living Matter: a theoretical physics perspective | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 2nd morning of Theoretical Physics covering ideas from theoretical physics currently being applied to living systems | Ramin Golestanian | 15 Dec 2014 |

26 | Creative Commons | Motility in Living Matter | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 2nd morning of Theoretical Physics covering ideas from theoretical physics currently being applied to living systems | Julia Yeomans | 15 Dec 2014 |

27 | Creative Commons | Inner Space Meets Outer Space | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 4th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the connections between cosmology and particle physics. | Subir Sarkar | 15 Dec 2014 |

28 | Creative Commons | Darkness Visible: The Hunt For Dark Matter | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 4th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the connections between cosmology and particle physics. | Felix Kahlhoefer | 15 Dec 2014 |

29 | Plasma: What It Is, How To Make It and How To Hold It | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 4th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Plasmas: the normal form of matter and the key to unlimited energy | Felix Parra-Diaz | 15 Dec 2014 | |

30 | Creative Commons | Turbulence: Plasma Unleashed | Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 4th morning of Theoretical Physics covering the subject of Plasmas: the normal form of matter and the key to unlimited energy | Alexander Schekochihin | 15 Dec 2014 |

31 | Creative Commons | The 16th Ockham Lecture - 'Breaking Into Your Brain' | Given by Dr Aldo Faisal, Senior Lecturer in Neurotechnology, Department of Bioengineering and Department of Computing, Imperial College London, and Associated Investigator, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre. | Aldo Faisal | 11 Dec 2014 |

32 | Black holes in the nearby Universe | John Magorrian | 05 Nov 2014 | ||

33 | The impact of black holes on the Universe | James Binney | 05 Nov 2014 | ||

34 | Black holes in Einstein's gravity and beyond | Andrei Starinets | 05 Nov 2014 | ||

35 | Creative Commons | The 1st Ockham Debate: The Problem of Quantum Measurement | According to the 'standard' quantum theory, states evolve with certainty between measurements, but 'collapse' randomly when we measure them. But what is measurement? And why does it (appear to) enjoy a privileged position in the theory? | James Binney, Simon Saunders | 05 Jun 2013 |