ESP Biography

TONGYAN LIN, MIT alum '07, physics grad student at Harvard

Major: physics

College/Employer: Harvard

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Past Classes

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S1419: Black Holes And Curved Spacetime in HSSP Summer 2008 (Jun. 29, 2008)
What exactly is a black hole? In this class you'll learn how there can be a region of space from which nothing can escape, not even light. However, then you'll learn about the possibility that black holes might emit thermal Hawking radiation. This leads to the black hole information paradox: is information "lost" in black holes? We'll also discuss the thermodynamics of black holes.

Big Bang Cosmology in SPLASH (2007)
What happened in the early universe and how did it lead to the world we see today? To try and ...