Thomas Hertog and Stephen Hawking spent years collaborating on a new theory of the Big Bang and this will be brought to you
next November 14th on the occasion of the IT One Gala
- in exclusivity in Luxembourg -
Be prepared for an unforgettable journey through time!
Thomas Hertog is a renowned cosmologist and long-time collaborator of Stephen Hawking.
He received his doctorate from the University of Cambridge. He joined the University of California as a research fellow in 2002 and became fellow at CERN, Geneva, in 2005. Currently he is professor at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the KU Leuven, where he studies the quantum nature of black holes and of the big bang. Hertog has been guest professor at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at Santa Barbara, visiting senior fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, and affiliate member of the International Solvay Institutes for Physics, Brussels.
Hertog’s work has featured in distinguished media channels worldwide. He is also well-known internationally for his innovative contributions to science outreach for which he has collaborated, among others, with Brussels Philharmonics, Concertgebouw Brugge, TED, Rosas, NPO (NL), and South Bank (London). In 2019 Hertog acted in `Move 37’, the theatre play directed by Thomas Ryckewaert inspired on Google Deepmind’s AlphaGo. Hertog is the author of On the Origin of Time: Stephen Hawking’s Final Theory (2023). He lives with his wife and their four children in Bousval, Belgium.
Book Signing session
14 November 2023
A book signing session will be organised on the day of his participation to receive your personnalised copy of what is currently becoming an iconic book!
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