Cruickshank Lecture features Dr. Leonard Susskind
Wednesday, October 10 at 7:15pm
Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, Ryan Auditorium 120 Flagg Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
President David M. Dooley and Provost Donald H. DeHayes invite you to the 2012 Alexander Cruickshank Lecture, featuring Leonard Susskind, who will present "The Black Hole War and the Holographic Principle."
7:15 p.m. Reception, book signing, and student research exhibits
8:00 p.m. Lecture, followed by Q&A
Professor Leonard Susskind, director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics, is an internationally recognized physicist known as the “Father of String Theory.” His achievements have earned him numerous prestigious awards, including the Sakurai Prize in Theoretical Particle Physics in 1997.
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Copies of Professor's Susskind's book, "The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics", may be reserved before the event. For questions, please contact the Office of Public Programming and Special Events at 401.874.9455.
The Alexander M. Cruickshank Endowed Lectureship was established in 1999. The subject of the lecture rotates among chemistry, physics, and biology. Sponsored by the URI Department of Physics, the URI College of Arts and Sciences, and the Gordon Research Conferences.
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