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Robert Resnick Lecture Series

Previous Speakers:

April 16, 2014
Professor Joesph Incandela, University of California, Santa Barbara
"And then there was Mass: The Origin of Mass and the Discover of the Higgs Boson"

December 6, 2012
Dr. John Mather, NASA Goddard
"The Universe: from the beginning to the James Webb Space Telescope and beyond"

May 2, 2012
Roberto Car, Princeton University
“Water: A Unique Liquid”

March 1, 2011
Saul Perlmutter, University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
“Stalking Dark Energy and the Mystery of the Accelerating Universe”

October 2, 2009
Gordon Kane, University of Michigan
"Toward the ultimate laws of nature: dark matter, supersymmetry, the LHC, and string theory"

October 15, 2008
Sajeev John, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Canada
“Photonic Band Gap Materials: Light Trapping Crystals”

November 14, 2007
E. R. Braithwaite
"Sydney Poitier's Link to Physics? "To Sir, With Love"

September 13, 2006
Mario Livio
“The Equation that Couldn't be Solved"

November 11, 2005
Kip Thorne, Caltech
"Einstein's General Relativity, from 1905 to 2005: Warped Spacetime, Black Holes, and Gravitational Waves"

March 30, 2005
Virginia Trimble, University of California
"Cosmology: Man's Place in the Universe"

September 17, 2003
Sean Carroll of the University of Chicago
"Our Preposterous Universe."

November 20, 2002
Leon Lederman, Resident Scholar, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Pritzker Professor of Science Illinois Institute of Techology
“A Vision of 21st Century Science Education”

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