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University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > Wednesday HEP-GR Colloquium > The multiple facets of symmetry in Einstein gravity

## The multiple facets of symmetry in Einstein gravityAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Geoffrey Compere (ULB)
- Wednesday 17 May 2017, 14:15-15:15
- MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Shahar Hadar. I will give an overview of the concept of symmetry in Einstein gravity ranging from very known to less known types of symmetry. I will show how these symmetries are the hint of a deeper structure which depends on the context but also has universal aspects. I will discuss in particular asymptotic BMS symmetry, conformal symmetry and the newer concept of symplectic symmetry. I will finally show how conformal symmetry controls physical phenomena in the vicinity of extremal Kerr black holes. This talk is part of the Wednesday HEP-GR Colloquium series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- All Talks (aka the CURE list)
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