Dr. Paul Steinhardt, a professor of theoretical physics at Princeton University, discussed quasicrystals, an organizational form of matter that has changed the traditional understanding of crystals.
On April 27 the Knowledge Stream project presented Mikhail Lukin, a professor of Physics at Harvard University, the co-director of the Harvard Quantum Optics Center and the Center for Ultracold Atoms at Harvard and a the chair of the International Advisory Board of the Russian Quantum Center.
On the 21st of May at the Digital October center a teleconference with the prominent researcher, Anthony Garrett Lisi, took place. He presented his “Exceptionally Simple Theory of Everything”.
On August 30, in the Digital October center Stanford University Professor of Electronic and Computer Sciences Nick McKeown talked about how a simple invention will fundamentally change the internet.
On January 28, Hiroshi Ishiguro, one of the world’s foremost roboticists, gave a lecture at Digital October Center. He has won the RoboCup prize for creating the best humanoid on four occasions. Synectics also named him one of the “Top 100 Living Geniuses” in 2007.
On June 24 the Knowledge Stream project hosted the well-known British theoretical physicist and originator of the idea for the quantum processor, David Deutsch. He presented his newest big idea: the fundamental “constructor theory,” one which is able to explain everything around us from a position new to physics.