Why are Black Holes Astonishing?
They warp space and time, squeeze matter to a vanishing point, and trap light so that it cannot escape. How can black holes perform such stupendous tricks, and what can we learn from them?
Juan Maldacena works on quantum field theory, quantum gravity/cosmology; string theory,...
Nima Arkani-Hamed focuses on theory-experiment in high-energy physics, cosmological...