Science Fact and Science Fiction: A glimpse into the future
Dr. Lawrence Krauss
Everybody is welcome on the 20th of June
Beginning with a Bang, internationally known physicist Lawrence Krauss will guide you on a warp speed journey through the Star Trek universe, which he uses as a launching pad to offer a glimpse of the fascinating world of modern physics. Through the use of slides, props and video clips, as well as wit and charm, Krauss will deal with topics ranging from time travel to warp speed, from the Big Bang to the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence.
Krauss is a seasoned lecturer and author with vast experience communicating his joy of physics to a wide range of audiences.
This charming and accessible lecture will add a whole new dimension to your view the universe in which we actually live.
Prof. 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 has investigated questions ranging from the nature of exploding stars to issues of the origin of all mass in the universe.
Prof. Krauss is also the author of "The Physics of Star Trek" and several other acclaimed popular books, including, The Fifth Essence: The Search for Dark Matter in the Universe (Basic Books, 1989), which was named Astronomy Book of the Year by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, and Fear of Physics (Basic Books, 1993).
For more information you can visit the official web site of Dr. Krauss.