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Early Programs at PCTS: 2007-8

The Center was initially launched with the title Center for Theoretical Physics and conducted memorable programs prior to the completion of its permanent site. (The Center changed its name concurrent with the completion of construction.) Some records of those program activities are recorded here.

Quantum Computation: 2007-8

Organizers: William Brinkman, Robert Calderbank, Geral Gilbert and Shivaji Sondhi

with support from the MITRE Corporation

Frontiers of Quantum Computation
September 26, 2007
Problems in Fault Tolerance
February 20, 2008
Route to Nonabelian Physics
February 13, 2008

Packing Problems, Classical Ground States, and Glasses

Organizers: Pablo Debenedetti, Frank Stillinger,
Salvatore Torquato

Packing Problems Workshop
April 12-13, 2007

Poster

Public Lecture by John Conway: All the Best Ways to Pack Spheres, April 11, 2007


Large Hadron Collider: Physics at LHC

Organizers: Hermann Verlinde, Chris Tully

Public Lecture:
March 22, 2007

Nima Arkani-Hamed and Chris Tully:
A Journey of 333 Elephants to the Origin of Mass:
Frontier Exploration in Fundamental Physics