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Michelson Lectures

The Michelson Lectures are popular lectures delivered annually by world-renowned physicists on topics at the forefront of modern research. Presented by the CWRU Physics Department. Free and open to the public.

Coordinator: Lawrence Krauss
Time/Place Michelson Lecturer Title/Abstract
March 27, 2003
4:00pm
Strosacker Auditorium
Steven Chu
Stanford University
What can we learn from looking at biological processes, one molecule at a time?
April 27, 2000
4:00pm
Strosacker Auditorium
Gerardus 't Hooft
University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
A Confrontation With Infinity
Feb 18, 1999
4:30pm
Strosacker Auditorium
Michael Fisher
University of Maryland
Pictures, Models, Approximations, and Reality: Phase Transitions and Our Understanding of the Physical World
Apr 11, 1997
4:00pm
Strosacker Auditorium
Robert C. Richardson
Cornell University
The Discovery of Superfluid 3Helium
Apr 22, 1996
4:00pm
Strosacker Auditorium
Sheldon Glashow
Harvard University
The Universe and the Particle: All Features Great and Small
Apr 17, 1995
4:00pm
Strosacker Auditorium
Frank Wilczek
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Black Holes and Quantum Mechanics: Trouble on the Horizon?
Apr 18, 1995
3:45pm
Colloquium
Frank Wilczek
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
The Chiral Phase Transition in QCD
Apr 20, 1995
11:00am
Colloquium
Frank Wilczek
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Space-Time Aspects of Quasiaparticle Propagation: Spin-Charge Separation, Singular Mass, and Quantum Drifts
Feb 9, 1995
4:00pm
Strosacker Auditorium
Joseph Taylor
Princeton University
Binary Pulsars and Relativistic Gravity