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“SLAC, CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY”

- Dr. Burton Richter, Nobel Prize Winning Physicist, Director Emeritus, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
- Dr. Norbert Holtkamp, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
For five decades, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has pioneered groundbreaking discoveries from astrophysics to energy science. The home of cutting-edge facilities and technologies, scientists uncover mysteries on the smallest and largest scales – from the workings of the atom to the enigmas of the cosmos. Research conducted at SLAC has led to Nobel Prizes for discovering two fundamental particles, proving protons are made of quarks and showing how DNA directs protein manufacturing in cells.
Join Richter as he explains how SLAC helped define the science of today, and Holtkamp as he shares his vision of how SLAC will enable the science of the future.
Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m. Check-In; 7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
Location: Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Price: $10 Members; $15 Non-Members; $7 Students (with valid ID)

Use the code SLAC50 to receive our member rate of $10. Two tickets are allowed per transaction and the code is entered at checkout.

For tickets call[masked] or register online at https://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2012-11-28/slac-50-years-scientific-discovery

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  • Marcia

    It was a very good overview of the groundbreaking research done at SLAC in the past and the breakthroughs that they hope to make in the future. Very glad I went in spite of the long drive from San Bruno.

    November 29, 2012

  • Barry L.

    Dr. Richter an excellent speaker

    November 28, 2012

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