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Sigma Pi Sigma Colloquium

Friday, April 27, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Physics Building, Room PB-38

Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut

Stephen Hawking: His Life and His Physics

Stephen Hawking was arguably the best known scientist of the past 50 years. He had a far-reaching impact both on the public appreciation of science and also on advanced research in theoretical physics and cosmology. This talk will review his life and his major scientific achievements, primarily concerning the remarkable properties of black holes. The talk will be quite general, accessible to a wide audience.

Coffee will be served prior to the talk, at 3:00 p.m., In Room P-103

Contact:

Prof. B. Wells

Physics Department (primary)

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