Some Online Presentations

1)  How we see. Director’s blackboard lecture at the KITP.

2)  Bright vs. Dark in Natural Scenes.   Seminar at KITP “Understanding the Brain” workshop.

3)  The Library of Babel: Holography and Quantum Foam.   Seminar at Strings 2005.

4)  Time and String Theory.  Lectures at PIMS String Theory Summer School.

5)  AdS/CFT Correspondence.  Lectures at Perimeter String Theory Summer School.

  1. 6) The origin of gravitational thermodynamics.  Annual theory meeting, Durham.

  2. 7)How smart can you get?  Your brain and the limits of intelligence.  Santa Fe Institute.

  3. 8)Kids Science Barbeque lecture on the brain.   Aspen Center for Physics.

  4. 9)On matters of the brain.  International Center for Theoretical Physics colloquium.

  5. 10) The variational universe.  Santa Fe Institute.

  6. 11) The maps inside your head.  Solvay Colloquium, Solvay Institute.

Recent Press

  1. 1) It’s a dark world out there.  Science magazine.

  2. 2) The limits of intelligence.  Scientific American.

  3. 3) Snapping the birthplace of the human eye.  Physics World.

  4. 4) New image database could explain the evolution of the human eye. Technology Review.

  5. 5) Visions of Africa shaped eye evolution.  Science magazine.

  6. 6) Black holes shrink but endure.  Nature news.

  7. 7) Infinite garbage can.   Nautilus science magazine.

  8. 8) A multi-dimensional mind.  Penn Arts and Sciences magazine pp.30-35.


1)  Our lab website is here.

3)  David Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences

4)  Vision Research Center

5)  Institute for Research in Cognitive Science

6)  Penn Perception

String Theory

1)  Our group website is here.

2)  The Math/Physics group and seminars are here.

3)  High Energy Theory seminars and visitors.

4)  Nearby institutions:  Princeton, IAS, Rutgers.