These are the English lectures autumn 2016
nobelpricewinner gerard 't hooft / Quantum Black holes
Incorporating the gravitational force in theories of the sub-atomic particles is one of the greatest challenges in theoretical physics. Einstein predicted the existence of black holes, even sub-atomic ones. How do these tiny black holes and sub-atomic particles interact?
Clinton VS Trump
Donald Trump appears to be a master in framing; by using smart and very bold one-liners he manages to convince his audience. Which frames will Hillary Clinton use? At this Election Day Hans de Bruijn will expose rhetorical tricks of both candidates.
From the moment Google’s deep learning machine AlphaGo defeated the world champion in Go, no escape seems possible: the machine becomes smarter than the human being. In certain fields of expertise this is already the case, however a universal intelligent machine is still a long way off. Max Welling offers a view into the fascinating world of artificial intelligenc
Descartes- Think about it!
Johnny Soraker 3 october
Everybody knows Descartes’s famous I think therefore I am, but what does this actually mean and how did he arrive at this one-liner?
Van Cold case tot cyberterreur
Science Café Enschede 8 september
Ook al leven wij in een uiterst veilig land, gevaar ligt altijd op de loer.
Drie sprekers vertellen over hun eigen vakgebied.
Syrie at war
Sakir Khader, Fouad Hallak and Lex Runderkamp, 20 september
Syria is torn apart by war and the future seems bleak. How did this conflict come into existence.
Magic show by Hans Kazan
Hans Kazan 1 september
Create a banknote out of blank paper, a goldfish out of nothing? The well-known magician Hans Kazàn does it in the blink of an eye