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Sunday, July 1 • 2:40pm - 3:40pm
Science and Our Future
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Brian Greene

Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books are widely read: The Elegant Universe was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and has sold more than one million copies worldwide; The Fabric of the Cosmos spent half a year on The New York Times best-seller list and inspired The Washington Post to call him the... Read More →
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Michael S. Turner

Michael S. Turner is a theoretical astrophysicist and the Bruce V. and Diana M. Rauner Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. He is director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at Chicago, which he helped to establish, and is president-elect of the American Physical Society. Turner helped pioneer the interdisciplinary field of particle astrophysics and cosmology and the Fermilab astrophysics program, which today... Read More →

Sunday July 1, 2012 2:40pm - 3:40pm
Doerr-Hosier, McNulty Room