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Knots and Quantum Theory

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Speaker: Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Location: 66 Roessler
Start time: Mon, Mar 16 2015, 4:10PM

I will describe recent and less recent work in which knots in ordinary three-dimensional space are studied using familiar tools of theoretical physics, notably gauge theory and quantum field theory.