Scientific Calendar Event

Starts 8 Sep 2015 14:30
Ends 8 Sep 2015 15:30
Central European Time
Leonardo Building - Luigi Stasi Seminar Room
I will explain the mysterious link, first noticed by B. Julia & C. Vafa, between maximal supergravity theories and del Pezzo surfaces.
From there, a speculative leap leads to a collection of 5 mathematical objects that could be in natural correspondence with the 5 types of string theory.