Oct. 6 lecture features expert in theoretical high energy physics

Helen Quinn, a professor of physics at Stanford University and a leading expert in theoretical high energy physics, will present a free public lecture Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. S.E., Minneapolis. In her presentation entitled "Wandering Planets, Falling Apples, Curving Spaces, Whirling Stars: How Unraveling the Mysteries of Gravity has Taught Us About the Universe," Quinn uses the history of understandings about gravity as a template for understanding how science works. Read more>>

September 21, 2009