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Quantum Gravity (Celebrate Black History Month)| Quantum Computer/Supremacy

March 20 @ 10:00 am 1:10 pm PDT

(March 20, 2021) Quantum Gravity (Celebrate Black History Month) | Quantum Computation & Quantum Supremacy

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Celebrate Black History Month


AIAA LA-LV e-Town Hall


Saturday, March 20, 2021


10 AM PST (Add to Calendar)


(Part I)






Mr. Stuart Marongwe


Scientific Director


Deep Time Technologies


Tutume, Botswana


*(will also make a brief introduction for (Space) Science and Engineering Education in Africa)


*(The relation to (Caltech’s) Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) will be briefly discussed)




(Part II)


A Brief Discussion on Quantum Computation and Quantum Supremacy




Dr. Ken Lui (more TBD)




Classical mechanics provides a phenomenological description of nature and therefore does not provide deep insights into the fundamental workings of nature. General Relativity is the only classical theory that attempts to explain gravity from a first principles perspective, explaining it as a warping in the geometry of space-time by the presence of matter. The mathematics of GR is complicated because it attempts to explain a quantum phenomenon –gravity using the language of geometry. A complete understanding of gravity can only come from quantum gravity in which we find the nexus of the concepts of space-time, gravity and the quantum vacuum. Here I present a quantum theory of gravity in which space-time, gravity, Dark Energy and Dark Matter are different manifestations of the same underlying quantum field. This new framework provides an insight into the enigmas of interstellar travel. It expands our current knowledge on the cause of motion and why current technology cannot take us to the stars as well as provide the much needed solution to the problem of interstellar travel.


Tentative Agenda (All Time PST (Pacific Standard Time)


10:05 AM PST: Welcome


10:10 AM PST: Mr. Stuart Marongwe


11:40 AM PST: Dr. Ken Lui (Tentative)


12:10 PM PST: (TBD)


01:40 PM PST: Adjourn (and networking if preferred)

Mr. Stuart Marongwe


Licentiate Degree in Physics and electronics Jose Varona University, Habana, Cuba 1994-1999

Advanced Diploma (Associate Degree), electrical and electronic engineering (City & Guilds of London) 2004-2006

MSc Physics specializing in Quantum Gravity and Astrophysics

Thesis title: Probing Quantum Gravity through Astrophysical Observations

Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Palapye Botswana 2017-2020



Telemetry Systems and SCADA systems specialist 2005-2009


Physics Teacher /Lecturer Mcconnell College : 2009-present


Research Fellow: Botswana International University of Science and Technology


Scientific Director Deep Time Technologies 2019-Present


Published papers


1. S. Marongwe. 2014, The Nexus Graviton: A quantum of dark energy and dark matter. Int.Geom.MethodsMod.Phys.11(6)1450059 https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219887814500595


2. S. Marongwe 2015, The Schwarzschild Solution to the Nexus Graviton field. Int. J. Geom. Methods Mod. Phys. 12(4) 1550042 https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219887815500425


3. S.Marongwe. 2015, The electromagnetic signature of gravitational wave interaction with the quantum vacuum Int. J. Mod. Phys. D Vol. 26 1750020 https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218271817500201


4. S. Marongwe.,2020 A Covariant Canonical Quantization of General Relativity, Advances in High Energy Physics Volume 201


Preprints on Researchgate


1. Probing Quantum Gravity through Astrophysical Observations 2017


2. A Resolution of the measurement problem form a quantum gravity perspective 2019


3. On the Electromagnetic Vacuum Origins of Dark Energy, Dark Matter and Astrophysical Jets 2021


A brief discussion on Quantum Computation/Quantum Supremacy


Quantum Computer/Computation sees its origin from people like Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics and the late Caltech Physics professor, Dr. Richard Feynman. Richard Feynman had an interesting tie with aerospace, as he was in the Rogers Commission called by Pres. Ronald Reagan, which included Neil Armstrong, Chuck Yeager (the first person to break the sound barrier in level flight) and Sally Ride (the first American woman in Space (STS-7), and others. He made the famous public broadcast TV demo for the O-Ring problem in the testimony before the Congress. This brief discussion will cover some of the basic issues in Quantum Computer / Quantum Supremacy, which has been in the news several times. Possible applications in aerospace might be discussed as well.


Dr. Ken Lui obtained his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), shortly after the turn of the Millennium and the September 11 incidence, during which one of the airplanes crashed nearby Pittsburgh, PA, where Carnegie Mellon University is located. In addition, He has extensive experiences in electronics, computers hardware/software), fabrication/manufacturing, semiconductor nano/micro devices & bio engineering, and have been enjoying Quantum Mechanics / Quantum Physics.

This brief discussion to discuss with some basic issues on this topic, and maybe incite some discussions on the possible application in aerospace / space science and development. Some more speaker(s)/panelist(s) might join the discussion.


“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.” – Rosa Parks


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March 20
10:00 am – 1:10 pm PDT
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