A Collaborative National Center for Fusion & Plasma Research
September 14, 2016,
4:15pm to 5:30pm

MBG Auditorium, PPPL (284 cap.)

COLLOQUIUM: Spacetraveler's Manifesto: The Other-Worldly Career of Freeman Dyson

Dr. Phil Schewe
University of Maryland

Freeman Dyson is not one man but ten. He has worked in many areas of physics research, with notable achievements in quantum, atomic, statistical, mathematical, and nuclear physics. As a member of the Jason consulting organization, he helped to invent what is now called adaptive optics. Dyson is a frequent writer on a wide variety of social topics, including the relation of science to religion, the prospective colonization of the solar system, and climate change.

Colloquium Committee: 

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory 2017-2018 Colloquium Committee is comprised of the following people. Please feel free to contact them by e-mail regarding any possible speakers or topics for future colloquia.

Carol Ann Austin, caustin@pppl.gov
Nathaniel Ferraro, nferraro@pppl.gov
Charles A Gentile, cgentile@pppl.gov
Masayuki Ono, mono@pppl.gov
Tori Sikkema, tsikkema@pppl.gov

  • Carol Ann Austin 609-243-2484

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