Symmetry in Physics
Centenary of Giulio Racah 
Jerusalem 2010
 Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation

 

Program

Symmetry in Physics Program

 

Sunday June 6th

 

10.00 - 10.30 - Welcome

10.30 - 11.30 – Professor David Gross, KITP Santa Barbara, "The Changing Role of Symmetry in Physics"

12.00 - 13.00 – Professor John Iliopoulos, ENS ,Paris, "Symmetries in Particle Physics"

 

13.00 - 14.00 -  Lunch

 

14.30 - 15.30 – Professor Avi Wigderson, IAS, Princeton, "Computational Complexity and Modeling Physical Reality"

15.45 - 16.45 – Professor Seigo Tarucha, University of Tokyo, "Physics and Technology, Quantum Dots and Molecules"

 

 

Monday June 7th

 

9.30 - 10.30 – Professor Nathan Seiberg, IAS Princeton, "Racah's Legacy"

10.45 - 11.45 – Professor Alain Aspect, Institut d’Optique, Palaiseau, "Experimental tests of Bell’s inequalities with correlated photons : a tribute to G Racah’s taste for simple explanations"

12.00 - 13.00 – Professor Francesco Iachello, Yale University, "Dynamic Symmetries and Supersymmetries in Nuclei"

 

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

 

15.30 - 17.30 - Historical Session

Professor Igal Talmi, Weizmann Institute

Professor Harry J. Lipkin, Weizmann Institute

Professor Issachar Unna, Hebrew University

 

Tuesday June 8th

 

10.00 - 11.00 – Professor Bernard Derrida, ENS, Paris, "Non-equilibrium Physics and Time Reversal Symmetry"

11.30 - 12.30 – Professor Hermann Nicolai , Einstein Institute ,Golm, "Arithmetic Quantum Gravity"

 

12.45 - 13.45 - Lunch

 

14.00 - 15.00 - Professor Victor Kac, MIT, "Algebraic Structures arising from OPE and Classification of Hamiltonian Operators"

15.30 - 16.30 - Professor Gabriele Veneziano, Collège de France, Paris and CERN, Geneva, "Transplanckian Scattering of Particles, Strings and Branes"

 

Lectures will take place in Maison de France, Edmond Safra Campus, Givat Ram