Noyce Conference Room
Sabine Hossenfelder (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies)

This event is by invitation only.

Naturalness - How Religion Turned into Math

Abstract.  Naturalness arguments have been extremely influential in the foundations of physics during the last decades. I will briefly survey the historical roots of the idea and lay out the problems that come from relying on naturalness as a guide to theory-development.

Research Collaboration
SFI Host: 
Jessica Flack