Canberra Skeptics Lecture: An Evening with Lawrence Krauss

Date: Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Time: 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Lecture Theatre, CSIRO Discovery Centre, Clunies Ross Street, Acton, ACT 2601

Members Free/Non-Members Gold Coin Donation

All Welcome

World-renowned theoretical physicist and science-communicator Professor Lawrence Krauss will the guest-of-honour at a Q&A session of Canberra Skeptics.

If you want to learn about everything from the Higgs Boson to the Mars Curiosity Rover, religion to public policy, come along and probe the mind of one of the most well-known names in science.

Professor 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 is the Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and Physics Department, and Inaugural Director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University .

Professor Krauss is the author of over 300 scientific publications, as well as numerous popular articles on physics and astronomy. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his research and writing, including the Gravity Research Foundation First Prize Award (1984), and the Presidential Investigator Award (1986). His newest book, a bestseller, “A Universe from Nothing: Why there is something rather than nothing”, with afterword by Richard Dawkins, appeared Jan 10, 2012.

If you have any questions you would like asked of Professor Krauss, please email them to Canberra Skeptics: mail@nullcanberraskeptics.org.au

Dinner will follow the event at the Canberra Club, 45 West Row Canberra City.  To RSVP for dinner please RSVP mail@nullcanberraskeptics.org.au

Professor Krauss will be signing copies of his new book “A Universe From Nothing” before and after the event. Copies will be available for purchase at the CSIRO Discovery Centre bookshop.

Canberra Skeptics Inc. is a non-profit association incorporated in the Australian Capital Territory for the purpose of promoting critical thinking. For further information about Canberra Skeptics please visit our website: http://www.canberraskeptics.org.au