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Bryan W. Roberts, “The Limits of Science”

7 October 2014, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Science has become so good at understanding limits that, incredibly, we can even use science to grasp the limits of science itself. Many of these limits are famous, such as the speed of light, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, and Gödel’s incompleteness theorems. But there are many others that are not so famous. This public lecture will discuss how such scientific limits constrain what we can know, in everything from astronomy, to particle physics, to our day-to-day activities.

Venue

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
London School of Economics
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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