Physics @ Berkeley
Events in Physics
Title: String Theory And Cosmology    (Colloquia)
Start Date: 11/14/2005
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: 1 LeConte Hall
Speaker: Shamit Kachru
Affiliation: Professor of Physics, Stanford University
Contact Person: K. Lee   (510) 642-3034

String theory provides our most promising candidate for a unified theory of the fundamental interactions.  In this talk I describe our current understanding of how realistic particle physics and cosmology may emerge in this framework, and discuss some possible observable signatures of string theory models of early universe cosmology.