18th KMC: The Limits of Physics and Cosmology (2014) – Centrum Kopernika Badań Interdyscyplinarnych UJ

18th KMC: The Limits of Physics and Cosmology (2014)

The conference took place on 8–9 May 2014.

The 18th Krakow Methodological Conference: The Limits of Physics and Cosmology was a part of the research project The Limits of Scientific Explanation funded by the John Templeton Foundation and conducted by the Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.

Programme:

Thursday, May 8

8:55 Opening of the Conference
9:00 – 9:50 Bernard Carr Metacosmology and the Limits of Science /abstract/
9:50 – 10:40 John Barrow Uncertainties and Impossibilities in Cosmology
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:50 Malcolm A.H. MacCallum Bounds on Physics and Cosmology /abstract/
11:50 – 12:40 Marco Bersanelli Exploring the Limits of Space-Time /abstract/
12:40 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 – 15:20 Mairi Sakellariadou Unweaving the Fabric of the Universe /abstract/
15:20 – 16:10 Andrzej Sitarz Noncommutativity and Singularities /abstract/
16:10 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:20 Nicolas Franco Noncommutative Geometry, Lorentzian Structures and Causality /abstract/
17:20 – 18:00 John Madore On the Use Noncommutative Geometry and its Relation to General Relativity /abstract/

Friday, May 9

9:00 – 9:50 Marek Demiański Probing the Dark Energy /abstract/
9:50 – 10:40 Boudewijn Roukema Simplicity in Cosmology /abstract/
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:50 Leszek Sokołowski Recovering Gravity Theory from Cosmological Observations? /abstract/
11:50 – 12:40 Krzysztof Meissner Conformal Standard Model /abstract/
12:40 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 – 15:20 Mariusz Dąbrowski Are the Singularities Limits of Cosmology? /abstract/
15:20 – 16:10 Sebastian Szybka The Limits of Mathematical Notation /abstract/
16:10 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:20 Michał Heller Field of Rationality and Category Theory /abstract/

More info can be found on the conference website.