TRIUMF, SFU, UBC Lecture

Frontiers of Modern Physics

Saturday, 29 February 2020 10:00AM PST
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TRIUMF, SFU, UBC Lecture
Frontiers of Modern Physics

Barry Davids, TRIUMF
Jess McIver, UBC

Feb 29, 2020 at 10:00am in Room 2740, SFU Surrey Campus

Overview

"Science is a field which grows continuously with ever-expanding frontiers."
—John Bardeen, physicist and electrical engineer

Venture to the frontiers of modern physics with the Fall 2019 season of the Saturday Morning Lectures, proudly presented by TRIUMF, SFU, and UBC. This free, parallel lecture series is hosted at TRIUMF and at SFU's Surrey campus. All ages welcome. No mathematical or scientific knowledge is necessary or assumed.

Schedule

Time Speaker/Institution Title
10:00 AM
Barry Davids, TRIUMF The origin of the elements – nuclear physics in the cosmos 
11:00 AM
Break and Refreshments  
11:10 AM
Jess McIver, UBC Spacetime, black holes, and cosmic collisions: sensing gravitational waves with Advanced LIGO