String Theory and Nonsingular Cosmology

I will argue that in the context of string theory, the Big Bang singularity of standard and inflationary cosmology is automatically resolved. To see this at the level of an effective field theory, ideas from "Double Field Theory" are useful.

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Event Type: 
Seminar
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Event Date: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:30
Location: 
Sky Room
Room #: 
394