CANCELLED: Physics Colloquium

Date
Tue, Mar 31, 2020 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location
Physical Sciences Complex Lobby

Description


Speaker: Jim Gates

Title: Proving Einstein Right: The Daring Expeditions that Changed How We Look at the Universe


College Park Professor Jim Gates will discuss his new book, which was co-authored by Cathie Pelletier. Proving Einstein Right: The Daring Expeditions that Changed How We Look at the Universe tells the story of determined astronomers in the early twentieth century testing Einstein's theory of general relativity by observing starlight during a solar eclipse.  A book signing will follow the talk. If you'd like to order a copy, please do so using this form by March 13.

Parking is available in the Regents Drive Parking Garage (PG2). An attendant will direct visitors within the garage. Additionally, a free ShuttleUM bus runs between the College Park Metro Station and Regents Drive at about eight-minute intervals.

For further information, please contact the Physics Department at 301-405-5946 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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