Hamburg Photon Science Colloquium | How beauty leads physics astray
by Sabine Hossenfelder (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
at DESY, Hamburg ( CFEL SR I-III (Bldg. 99) )
To develop fundamentally new laws of nature, theoretical physicists often rely on arguments from beauty. Simplicity and naturalness in particular have been strongly influential guides in the foundations of physics ever since the development of the standard model of particle physics.