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Position

Founding member and research physicist of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Research interests

Quantum gravity, which is the unification of Einstein's general theory of relativity with quantum theory. He also works on the foundations of quantum mechanics, cosmology, elementary particle physics, astrophysics and theoretical biology.

The theoretical physicist Lee Smolin is interested in the problem of quantum gravity reconciling quantum theory with Einstein's gravitational theory, the theory of general relativity, to produce a correct picture of spacetime. He also thinks about creating what he calls a theory of the whole universe, which would explain its evolution, and he has invented a method by which natural selection might operate on the cosmic scale.

Publications

Lee Smolin, A quantization of topological M theory 2005-03-17

Lee Smolin, Falsifiable predictions from semiclassical quantum gravity, 2005-04-18

Mohammad H. Ansari, Lee Smolin, Self-organized criticality in quantum gravity, 2005-05-18

Fotini Markopoulou, Lee Smolin, Gauge fixing in Causal Dynamical Triangulations, 2004-09-04

Olaf Dreyer, Fotini Markopoulou, Lee Smolin, Symmetry and entropy of black hole horizons, 2004-09-05

Lee Smolin, An invitation to loop quantum gravity 2004-08-04

Joao Magueijo, Lee Smolin Gravity's Rainbow 2004-04-07

J Magueijo, Lee Smolin String theories with deformed energy momentum relations, and a possible non-tachyonic bosonic string 2004-01-13

Lee Smolin Atoms of space and time 2004-01-01

Lee Smolin, Artem Starodubtsev General relativity with a topological phase: an action principle 2003-11-18

Fotini Markopoulou, Lee Smolin Quantum Theory from Quantum Gravity 2003-11-18

Laurent Freidel, Lee Smolin The linearization of the Kodama state 2003-10-23

Stephon Alexander, Justin Malecki, Lee Smolin Quantum Gravity and Inflation 2003-09-03

Laurent Freidel, Jerzy Kowalski-Glikman, Lee Smolin 2 1 gravity and Doubly Special Relativity 2003-07-08

Giovanni Amelino-camelia, Lee Smolin, Artem Starodubtsev Quantum symmetry, the cosmological constant and Planck scale phenomenology 2003-06-16

Lee Smolin How far are we from the quantum theory of gravity? 2003-03-20

Joao Magueijo, Lee Smolin Generalized Lorentz invariance with an invariant energy scale 2003-02-27

Lee Smolin The self-organization of space and time 2003-01-01

Etera Livine, Lee Smolin BRST quantization of Matrix Chern-Simons Theory 2002-12-04

Lee Smolin Quantum gravity with a positive cosmological constant 2002-09-09

Lee Smolin The ground state of quantum gravity with positive cosmological constant 2002-05-17

Joao Magueijo, Lee Smolin Lorentz invariance with an invariant energy scale 2002-03-26

Stephon Alexander, Yi Ling, Lee Smolin A thermal instability for positive brane cosmological constant in the Randall-Sundrum cosmologies 2002-03-25

Lee Smolin Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the APS Topical Group on Gravitation, Spring 2002 2002-02-13

Lee Smolin Matrix models as non-local hidden variables theories 2002-01-23

Matthias Arnsdorf, Lee Smolin The Maldacena Conjecture and Rehren Duality 2001-06-08

Lee Smolin The strong and weak holographic principles 2001-05-07

Yi Ling, Lee Smolin Eleven dimensional supergravity as a constrained topological field theory 2001-05-07

Lee Smolin The present moment in quantum cosmology: challenges to the arguments for the elimination of time 2001-04-29

Lee Smolin The exceptional Jordan algebra and the matrix string 2001-04-05

Yi Ling, Lee Smolin Holographic Formulation of Quantum Supergravity 2001-02-12

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