Leonard Susskind continues his exploration of string theory. In particular, the course focuses on string theory with regard to important issues in contemporary physics. Topics include: 1) the impact of string theory on the pursuit of black holes; 2) the string theory landscape and the implications for cosmology; and 3) the Holographic Principle and its applications. This course was originally presented in the Stanford Continuing Studies Program.
Course: Topics in String Theory (Winter 2011)