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Stephen Hawking Lecture - YES! Stephen Hawking in person!

Stephen Hawking Lecture - YES! Stephen Hawking!!!!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Beckman Auditorium, 332 South Michigan Avenue, Pasadena, CA

The title of Dr. Hawking's talk is "The Origin of the Universe."

Stephen Hawking is the Director of Research in the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge, and is also the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Scholar at Caltech. For over 45 years he has been a world leader in research on the birth of the universe, black holes, and the nature of space, time, and gravity.

Admission & Seating

This event is free, with 500 seats in Beckman Auditorium available on a first-come, first-served basis the evening of the lecture. Overflow will be accommodated by video/audio feed to Ramo Auditorium, where all seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis the evening of the lecture. In addition, there will be a video/audio feed onto the lawn in front of Beckman Auditorium with a giant outdoor screen.

Tickets will be handed out on a one-to-one basis. In other words, you and your entire party must be in line when tickets are handed out in order to gain admission into the venues.

Parking before 5 PM, on weekdays, requires a temporary permit while on campus. Paid parking permits are only valid for un-named parking spaces. Please pay attention to street signs and postings. Pay stations are located in various Caltech parking lots/structures.

Parking is free after 5 pm, at which time, you can park in any open space. There are two parking structures on Wilson Ave., one on Holliston Ave. and parking lots on Michigan Ave.

Restrooms There will be public portable restrooms and handwashing stations available on campus, behind Beckman Auditorium.

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Event Sponsors: Physics, Math and Astronomy

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Are any of u there yet and how is the line/parking looking?

    April 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Really?? Ppl are going to be in line at 8am this morning?! :(

    April 16, 2013

  • Cat

    If anyone is interested in carpooling or meeting up. Everyone plans to get there at different times, if anyone plans on going on going early. Please get in touch with me. [masked]=6156 I also have a facebook event page that might help coordinate

    April 14, 2013

  • Ayman

    I am sure the line for this event will start from the morning of that day if not the night before

    1 · April 10, 2013

    • Cat

      I think so too so I called and we can line up at 8am

      April 10, 2013

  • Cat

    I will be arriving there at 8am that is the earliest anyone is allowed, no camping out the night before will be permitted

    April 10, 2013

  • Jan R.

    Darn, I would love to go to this, but out of town. :-(

    April 10, 2013

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