On Tuesday, Sept. 10, we are pleased to offer two public lectures that are open to anyone interested.  The sitting is limited by the venue capacity, and it is on a first-come basis.  There is no admission charge. 

The distinguished lectures are:

3 - 4 pm:  Sir Martin Rees (Lord Rees of Ludlow, Astronomer Royal, UK; former Master of the Trinity College, Cambridge, and the President of the Royal Society, among many other honors and distinctions):

”From Mars to the Multiverse”

(webcast [flash] - audio [mp3] - audio and slides [h.264] - slides [pdf])

4 - 5  pm:  Prof. Gunter Hasinger (Director, Institute for Astronomy, Univ, of Hawaii; former Director, Astrophysics Institute, Potsdam, and Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, among many other honors and distinctions): 

”Black Holes and the Fate of the Universe”

(webcast [flash] - audio [mp3] - audio and slides [h.264] - slides [pdf])

The lectures are in the Hameetman auditorium of the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at Caltech, 1216 E. California Bvd., Pasadena, CA. Please see the Local Info page for additional information.


Organized by the Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy, and the Palomar Observatory

California Institute of Technology.