Summer school in November, Quantum crypto is to legit to quit, quantum Pagerank, and no prayer in quantum prayer.
- An email about a summer school in Australia:
Please forgive us if you receive this multiple times…
We would like to circulate notice of the inaugural 2008 Asher Peres International Summer School in Physics
which will take place in Chowder Bay, Sydney Harbor, from 17-22 November 2008 in memory of Professor Asher Peres
The 2008 school is entitled: From Qubits to Black Holes
and is organised jointly between Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia), and the Technion, (Haifa, Israel).
The 2008 school will cover the Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Gravity and Quantum Information and is aimed at senior undergraduates, honours students and early postgraduate students.
There are no registration fees and all student room and board is covered by the school for the duration in the scenic location of Chowder Bay.
However capacity is limited to a maximum of 40 students.
The international lecturers at the school include
Professor Sir Peter Knight
Professor Artur Ekert (*)
Professor Christian Kurtsiefer
Professor Bei-Lok Hu
Professor Chris Fuchs
(*) to be confirmed.
For more information please consult
All registrations are made online and the deadline is October 7th
Please distribute to students who might be interested.
Daniel Terno and Jason Twamley and Ady Mann [Organisers]
- Quantum cryptography gets its hacker credentials and is demoed at Blackhat, and in the coming days DEFCON.
- Can quantum theory be used to understand PageRank better? 0807.4325 says yes.
- No disrespect to the reverend, but I don’t think you should put your prayers in quantum theory for answering your prayers.
Google dollars plz.