National Academies advisory: May 3 Einstein in the 21st Century

03/30/05

This public symposium, which will take place during the annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences, will celebrate Einstein's published papers, which shook the foundations of modern science. Speakers will discuss his renowned work and explain how his ideas still pervade the most advanced areas of modern physics.

DETAILS: Tuesday, May 3, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the auditorium of the National Academies building, 2100 C St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

SPEAKERS:

  • Clifford M. Will, James S. McDonnell Professor of Physics, Washington University, St. Louis

  • David J. Gross, director, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Carl E. Wieman, Distinguished Professor of Physics and JILA Fellow, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • John Preskill, John D. MacArthur Professor of Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

  • Andrea Liu, pofessor of physics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

For more information, call the National Academy of Sciences at 202-334-2444.

Source: Eurekalert & others

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