LOUIS CRANE 

Kansas State University, Department of Math 
APPROACHING QUANTUM GRAVITY FROM QUANTUM MECHANICS
Cardwell 102
Tuesday, February 1, 2005
4:30 p.m.
I begin with a discussion of the idea of quantum geometry, review the quantum theory of spin, then introduce spin networks. Following this I discuss the relativistic version, and how it leads into quantum gravity. I end with some unexplored directions.