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String Theory for the Scientifically Curious

High school outreach talk
Amanda Peet, University of Toronto

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Amanda Peet is a Professor of Physics and a Fellow of Trinity College at the University of Toronto. They hold a B.Sc.(Hons) from the University of Canterbury and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. Their awards include a Radcliffe Fellowship from Harvard University and an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship. They were one of the string theorists interviewed in the three-part NOVA PBS documentary "Elegant Universe". They grew up in the South Pacific island nation of Aotearoa/New Zealand and have a web site at ap.io/home.

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