The Universe and You Salon with Professor Joel Primack

  • February 23, 2013 · 6:00 PM
  • Silver Lake Bowl at the home of Roger Wolfson

The Silver Lake Bowl is happy to present an early-evening audio-visual lecture in an open-air Roman-styled Amphitheater overlooking Silver Lake (if it's a warm evening) or inside Roger's movie theater (if it's cool), featuring:

Joel Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams

 

Is it time for a new "cosmic consciousness"?

Joel R. Primack is one of the world’s leading cosmologists, and his wife Nancy Ellen Abrams is a philosopher of science and writer.  Together they'll share the STATE OF THE UNIVERSE (which will include screening the awe-inspiring supercomputer simulations that Joel makes into movies with the help of NASA's Ames Research Center) and they'll explain what this new picture of the universe can mean to us

Ask them about anything in the universe!

Joel is Distinguished Professor of Physics, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz.  Nancy is an award-winning writer and a lecturer at UCSC.  Their book websites are  http://new-universe.org and http://viewfromthecenter.com .   They are the parents of L.A. host and blogger Samara Bay http://thesmartyattheparty.com/

This is a free event. SCSC members should RSVP through this website.

To receive directions, parking information, and updates (if necessary, RSVP "yes" to this post, and the information will be sent to the list of those who have said "yes" the day before. You only need to fill in your name and email address in case we need to send you an update.

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  • Dr. Brian H.

    It was neat to hear about how the story of the Universe has been told, and can be told, using various media

    February 25, 2013

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