Thursday 17 June; Leiden, Tom Witten 'Thin sheets and sandpiles: subtle self-organization in prosaic places'



Location: De Sitterzaal, room 032, Oort Building

Time: 13:45 hrs - 15:30 hrs

Lecture 1: ' Singular structure in thin sheets I'

Lecture 2: ' Singular structure in thin sheets II'

Lecture 3: 'Forces in marginally-connected solids'

Summary of each lecture.


Each year an eminent theoretical physicist holds the Lorentz Chair. The 2010 Lorentz professor is Dr. Thomas Witten, from the University of Chicago.