The 2002 Hofstadter Memorial Lectures
The Department of Physics is very excited to announce this year’s Robert Hofstadter Memorial Lectures, to be given on February 13 and 14, 2002. This year's distinguished invited speaker is Professor Eric A. Cornell, a co-recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics. Prof. Cornell shared the prize for his work on creating the first Bose-Einstein condensates. Prof. Cornell is a Fellow of JILA and the National Institute of Standards and Technology at the University of Colorado in Boulder. An internationally acclaimed atomic physicist, Prof. Cornell did his undergraduate work at Stanford University. We hope you will plan to attend what are sure to be fascinating lectures.
The afternoon colloquium will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2002 at 4:00 PM in the Regional Teaching Facility, 370 Serra Mall, TCSEQ, Room 201, Stanford University. The colloquium is entitled:
"Artifice and Equilibrium: Experiments with Synthetic and Natural
Vortices in a Superfluid Gas"
The evening public lecture will be held at 8:00 PM on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2002, in the same location. The public lecture is entitled:
"Stone Cold Science: Bose-Einstein Condensation and the Weird World of Physics a Millionth of a Degree from Absolute Zero."
Robert Hofstadter was one of the principal scientists who developed the Compton Observatory. Please call (650) 723-4347 for more information on the lectures.
Suggestions, corrections, or comments about this website?
Contact the webmaster with our comment form