Lectures

All prize recipients are invited to present public talks targeted at a general audience, on subjects ranging from the basics of modern physics to cutting-edge research. These lectures, together with supporting materials, will be made available here:

Electron Superhighway: A Quantum Leap for Computing

Shoucheng Zhang, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA, January 28, 2014

Off-shell String Theory

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Ashoke Sen, December 13, 2013

Self-destructive Space-time

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Alexander Polyakov, December 13, 2013

Planck Satellite and the Present State of Observational Cosmology

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, George Efstathiou, December 13, 2013

The Structure of Cosmological Solutions and Observables in String Theory

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Eva Silverstein, December 13, 2013

Planck and Fundamental Physics

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Renata Kallosh, December 13, 2013

From IR to UV

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Nima Arkani-Hamed, December 13, 2013

Big Answers from Small Experiments

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Savas Dimopoulos, December 13, 2013

Hunting for Monsters in the Landscape

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Shamit Kachru, December 13, 2013

Entanglement and Geometry

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Juan Maldacena, December 13, 2013

Messages Through the Wormhole and the Butterfly Effect

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Leonard Susskind, December 13, 2013

Infinite Phase Space and the Two-Headed Arrow of Time

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Alan Guth, December 13, 2013

Closing Speech

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, December 13, 2013

Welcome Speech

Fundamental Physics Prize Scientific Meeting at Stanford, Peter F. Michelson, December 13, 2013

What's Next?

Nathan Seiberg, IAS, December 4, 2013

The Higgs Boson and Our Life

Fabiola Gianotti, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, April 8, 2013

String Theory and the Universe

Edward Witten, KIAS, Seoul, Korea, June 29, 2013

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Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse? ( PDF of Slides )

Alan Guth, Hunter College (CUNY), New York, NY, May 13, 2013

From the Higgs to the Realm of the Unknown

Joseph Incandela, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, March 25, 2013

Universe or Multiverse?

Andrei Linde, State University of New York at Stony Brook, March 11, 2013

Gravity and Quantum Mechanics: The Quest for Unification

Joe Polchinski, KITP, Santa Barbara, CA, March 6, 2013

String Theory and the Universe ( PDF of Slides )

Edward Witten, Hunter College (CUNY), New York, NY, March 4, 2013

Back to the Big Bang: From the LHC to the Higgs, and Beyond

Lyn Evans, TRIUMF, Vancouver, February 20, 2013

HC Physics: The Discovery of the Higgs Boson

Guido Tonelli, ITEP Winter School of Physics, Moscow, February 13, 2013

The Search for a Unified Theory

Ashoke Sen, Presidency University, Kolkata, India, December 22, 2012

Hunting for the Higgs Boson

Peter Jenni, swissnex San Francisco, November 7, 2012

The Inevitability of Physical Laws: Why the Higgs Has to Exist

Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS, October 26, 2012