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Description: | Mathematics Colloquium Speaker: Prof. Dr. Kishore Marathe Date & Time: 17th January 2018, 4pm Venue: Ramanujan Hall Title: From Moonshine to Mock Moonshine Abstract : We begin with a review of moonshine for sporadic groups indicating the current status of this active new area of research which intersects several fields in mathematics and theoretical physics. We then discuuss the relation of black hole quantum gravity and mock modular forms originally introduced as mock theta functions by Ramanujan. |

Location: | Ramanujan Hall, Department of Mathematics |

Date: | Wednesday, January 17, 2018 |

Time: | 4:00pm IST |

Access: | Public |