Michael Turner, the Bruce V. and Diana M. Rauner Distinguished Service Professor of Physical Cosmology and director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago, will discuss “Einstein’s Outrageous Universe: Gravitational Waves, Black Holes and the Big Bang” at the fall semester’s first meeting of the Oxford Science Café, September 13, 6 p.m., at Lusa Bakery Bistro and Bar, 1120 North Lamar Blvd, Oxford.
Turner’s appearance is part of the Harlow Shapley Visiting Lectureship Program of the American Astronomical Society, a program of two-day visits by professional astronomers who bring the excitement of modern astronomy and astrophysics to colleges of all types. Besides his Science Cafe presentation, he is scheduled to give a talk in the colloquium series of the Ole Miss physics department at 4 p.m. September 13 in Lewis Hall, Room 101.
Both events are free and open to the public. More information on Ole Miss News.