Juan Maldacena

The Strings 2021 conference, convening international experts and researchers to discuss string theory, takes place June 21–July 2, 2021, in São Paulo, Brazil. The annual international Strings conferences, which have been held every year since 1995...

[Updated March 23, 2021]

Wormholes are spacetime connections between distant spacetime regions. While some have speculated that they could be used to travel faster than light, our current understanding of general relativity and quantum matter...

“Maldacena remembers when he wasn’t sure whether he should try going into a research career in physics and hopes that other students in his position will not let that fear keep them from trying it. ‘Maybe they will find that they are better than...