nLab Leonard Susskind

Selected writings

Introducing the holographic principle:

Introducing the BFSS matrix model (M-theory as D0-brane quantum mechanics in non-perturbative type IIA string theory):

In view of flat space holography:

On black holes in string theory via the BFSS matrix model:

Introducing the notion of giant gravitons:

Proposing ER = EPR:


  • Y Combinator: Leonard Susskind on Richard Feynman, the Holographic Principle, and Unanswered Questions in Physics (Dec 2018) [YT]



    S:… rules of quantum mechanics which reflect the gravitational things…, but this is gonna get us into technical discussion

    Y: let’s do it!

    S: No!

    Y: Yes!

    S grudgingly gives in


    Y: and what was the technical part you wanted to get to?

    S: uhm

  • Kristiane Bernhard-Novotny: Lost in the landscape, interview with Susskind for CernCourier (3 Mar 2023)

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