Let's not miss the talk by Hirosi Ooguri!
I don't care a bit if you're busy or weary.
Now is your chance – he's
No doubt it's a theory unlike any other.
A theory of spacetime that's quantum stops traffic,
And more so if it can be
You've sat through some talks hardly grasping a word?
Those talks left you puzzled or angry or queasy?
Ooguri is different – he'll make it seem easy.
You'll get it once you know a few simple terms.
The theory we once thought was all about strings
It turns out is really about other things.
Conformal gauge theories are quite a fine tool.
The membranes and field strengths are very exotic,
Two-A or two-B or of type
Who's clever and clear, with the soul of a preacher.
You're right to be here, and have no need to worry.
get it when you hear Hirosi Ooguri!
May 10, 2001