Canberra Skeptics presents: An Evening with Lawrence Krauss

By 18 August, 2012 7

5 September, 2012
5:00 pmto7:30 pm

World-renowned theoretical physicist and science-communicator Professor Lawrence Krauss will the guest-of-honour at a Q&A session of Canberra Skeptics.

If you want to learn about everything from the Higgs Boson to the Mars Curiosity Rover, religion to public policy, come along and probe the mind of the one the most well-known names in science.

Professor Lawrence M. Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist with wide research interests, including the interface between elementary particle physics and cosmology, where his studies include the early universe, the nature of dark matter, general relativity and neutrino astrophysics. He is the Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and Physics Department, and Inaugural Director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University .

Professor Krauss is the author of over 300 scientific publications, as well as numerous popular articles on physics and astronomy. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his research and writing, including the Gravity Research Foundation First Prize Award (1984), and the Presidential Investigator Award (1986). His newest book, a bestseller, “A Universe from Nothing: Why there is something rather than nothing”, with afterword by Richard Dawkins, appeared Jan 10, 2012.

If you have any questions you would like asked of Professor Krauss, please email them to Canberra Skeptics: mail@canberraskeptics.org.au

Dinner will follow the lecture (venue tbc).  To RSVP for dinner please email: mail@canberraskeptics.org.au

Canberra Skeptics Inc. is a non-profit association incorporated in the Australian Capital Territory for the purpose of promoting critical thinking. For further information about Canberra Skeptics please visit our website: http://www.canberraskeptics.org.au

Location: Lecture Theatre, CSIRO Discovery Centre, Clunies Ross Street, Acton, ACT 2601

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7 Responses to Canberra Skeptics presents: An Evening with Lawrence Krauss
#1
canberra_skeptics2:36 pm, 18 Aug 12

Start time is 6pm

#2
artuoui4:20 pm, 18 Aug 12

canberra_skeptics said :

Start time is 6pm

Nah – I doubt you’ll get it started by then.

#3
poetix4:42 pm, 18 Aug 12

I really have an urge to email: ‘Who won the FA Cup in 1984?’ or ‘What is your favourite metal band?’.

Or perhaps he could make the universe in Lego.

#4
Pork Hunt7:34 pm, 18 Aug 12

Or what is the airspeed of a swallow?

#5
HenryBG10:52 pm, 18 Aug 12

poetix said :

I really have an urge to email: ‘Who won the FA Cup in 1984?’ or ‘What is your favourite metal band?’.

Or perhaps he could make the universe in Lego.

Lego is irreducibly complex.

#6
Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd11:56 pm, 18 Aug 12

artuoui said :

canberra_skeptics said :

Start time is 6pm

Nah – I doubt you’ll get it started by then.

Lock and archive

#7
threepaws11:46 pm, 19 Aug 12

Pork Hunt said :

Or what is the airspeed of a swallow?

Do you mean an African or a European swallow?

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