Monday, May 18, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Tom Hartman (Cornel)
I will describe recent developments on the connection between the modular bootstrap, the sphere packing problem, and quantum gravity in three dimensions. This point of view suggests a relationship between the sum over topologies in 3d gravity and averaging in the dual CFT.
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