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Welcome to the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics. True to the groundbreaking discoveries that have marked theoretical physics at Caltech, the Burke Institute will strengthen Caltech's leading role in humanity's quest to discover fundamental laws of nature and to explain natural phenomena at all scales—from subatomic, atomic, and molecular scales to the scales of celestial objects and the universe itself. Read more


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May 20, 2024 4:00 pm

High Energy Physics Seminar

Online and In-Person Event
Cosmology with varying constants: hyperlight, coupled scalars across cosmic history
Masha Baryakhtar, University of Washington,
May 20, 2024 4:00 pm

Quantum Matter Seminar

Temporal entanglement and complexity of quantum many-body dynamics
Dmitry Abanin, Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Princeton University,

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