Homodyne a DJ Quantum art show

The art show ‘Homodyne’ premiered on the 30th of June, 2023. The performance results from an interdisciplinary collaboration and explores how quantum entanglement and emergent properties of space and time affect the ontology of bodies in performance art.

QISS Spring School 2023

16-23 April 2023 One week graduate school featuring lectures by leading researchers in the fields of Quantum Information and Quantum Gravity. Held in the Goutelas castle in the south of France, from Sunday 16 to Sunday 23 of April 2023. The overarching theme of the research school is the understanding of spacetime and gravity through the lens of quantum information. …

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Chris Smeenk Joins QISS. Expanded Visiting Philosophers Program.

We are happy to welcome Chris Smeenk to the consortium. Chris is the director of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy and professor of philosophy at Western University. In partnership with the Rotman Institute of Philosophy the current QISS visiting program aimed at philosophers will be significantly expanded, with the aim to train a new generation of philosophers of …

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What is Real? A discussion with Barry Kerzin and Carlo Rovelli Title: What is real? Nagarjuna’s Middle Way. A discussion with Barry Kerzin and Carlo Rovelli.  Time and date: 29 of October 2021, 4pm CEST (10am EDT) How to join: Please register for the zoom session using this link . The registration confirmation email will contain the zoom link and password. Abstract: Two interlocutors with a common fascination for Nagarjuna’s thought, a physician and …

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Markus Aspelmeyer joins QISS

Markus Aspelmeyer, Director of the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, has joined QISS. The addition of Markus and his group will support the focus point of exploring experimental possibilities to probe the weak field/low energy aka “table-top” regime of gravitational quantum physics. For an interesting popularised take on recent experimental trends see the recent …

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Loop Quantum Gravity online summer school

7-25 June 2021 The school covers the basics of Loop Quantum Gravity and related topics and introductions to hot research topics. These include the basics of the spin network and spin foam formalisms, applications to the early universe and black holes, group field theory and random geometry formalisms, quantum information techniques for quantum gravity, numerical …

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QISS @ Bratislava, November 2018

The first meeting in the context of the QISS Initiative took place in November 2018 at the Congress center of the Slovak Academy of Sciences at Smolenice, about one hour from Bratislava. The opportunities for the cross fertilization of Quantum Computing and Quantum Gravity that were identified lead to the QISS grant by the John Templeton Foundation. Program …

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