"The Greatest Physics Discoveries of the 20th Century" (HAPP event)

Date: 
31 Jul 2020 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Online
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

"The Greatest Physics Discoveries of the 20th Century"

An event organised by the St Cross Centre for the History and Philosophy of Physics (HAPP), with the support of the Department of Physics.

HAPP will be holding its first virtual event online by Zoom with a Nobel Laureate Discussion Panel on "The Greatest Physics Discoveries of the 20th Century" on Friday 31st July from 5-7 pm.

A Nobel Laureate panel will discuss their choices for "The Greatest Physics Discoveries of the 20th Century" and confirmed panellists are:

  • Professor Steven Weinberg ForMemRS (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1979)
  • Professor William Phillips (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1997)
  • Professor Sir Anthony Leggett FRS (Nobel Prize in Physics, 2003)
  • Professor John Mather (Nobel Prize in Physics, 2006)

Confirmed discussants are:

  • Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS FRSE (University of Oxford)
  • Professor S. James Gates Jr (Brown University)
  • Professor Chung-Pei Ma (University of California, Berkeley)

The full programme (including any updates) is available here.

and registration for the conference can be made at the following webpage.

We do hope you'll be able to join this special event.

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