Know it Wall
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Know it Wall is a place for inquisitive minds. Let world-class researchers in arts & sciences excite your curiosity through short audio-documentaries (audiodocs). From Stegosaurus to Shakespeare, protons to pandemics, there’s no limit to what you could encounter! | Based at UCL and Imperial | www.knowitwall.com.
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String theory: Must it be so?
Could there be a theory that describes all of the fundamental laws of nature, a Theory of Everything? Einstein thought so but he never managed to prove it. Mathematical physicist Yang-Hui He guides us through the quest to fulfil Einstein's dream. |
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Narrated by Vidish Athavale | Music by Jon Luc Hefferman, Neil Cross, James Joshua Otto and Jason Donnelly |
Yang-Hui is a Professor of Mathematics at the City University of London and a Tutor at Merton College, University of Oxford. He works on various interfaces between geometry and theoretical high energy physics and is particularly interested in aspects of algebraic geometry in application to, and interacting with, gauge theory as well as string theory.