Topic:Talk on Wormhole and Blackhole
Lecture | Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 19:00 p.m. | Room A206 in Fuli building
Speaker: Liang Canbing, Beijing Normal University
The American hot movie Interstellar of 2015 has caused numerous audiences a strong curiosity and interest on Principle of Relativity. The lecture begins with a brief introduction to the plot, and then explains about the wormhole and blackhole, focusing on answering the following questions:
1.What is a wormhole? Why do wormholes in the universe can provide shortcuts for two distant points?
2.Why does an hour on the wave star equals to 7 years on the Earth? Is there any scientific basis?
3.How does the 1.2 kilometer giant waves were formed?
4.If the blackhole has the color black, then why does it shines in the movie?
5.Since the blackhole is a region, where the things goes in never comes out , then why the hero could come out from the blackhole and go back to his daughter's bedroom?
6.What is a hypercube? Why the hero could see her daughter from the hypercube, while his daughter couldn't see and hear the hero?
About Liang Canbin
Prof. Liang Canbin was born in Zhongshan County, Guangdong Province in January, 1938 and moved to Macao with his parents four months later. He studied in Guangdong Guangya High School from 1952 to 1955. In 1955, he was admitted to the Department of Physics, Beijing Normal University. Graduated in 1959, he stayed in the Department of Physics, Beijing Normal University as a teacher. He was a visiting scholar at the University of Chicago in the United States from 1981 to 1983. After returning to China, he devoted to basic courses, professional courses and scientific research. Since 1986, he served as professor and then a Ph.D. Supervisor. After his retirement in 1999, he was invited to give lectures in Beijing Normal University, Tsinghua University, school of Mathematical sciences and Graduate School of University of Chinese Academy of Science and other universities and high schools.
He has written 10 books, published 54 research papers and 15 teaching and research papers. His main awards include the first national special award of excellent teaching achievement (1989), first Prize of teacher award of Zeng Xianzi Education Foundation (1993), and the special award for excellent teachers of Baosteel Education Foundation (2000).
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