First Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture

By Mark Trodden | February 15, 2007 12:52 am

Just over a year ago, Clifford reported the shocking news that Andrew Chamblin, a wonderful young physicist, great guy, and a friend of a number of us at Cosmic Variance, had died. Many people used the comments section of that post to recount fond memories of Andrew. We then announced The Andrew Chamblin Memorial Conference here, and Clifford later discussed it over at Asymptotia.

I’d now like to bring to your attention the first Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture, to be delivered by Stephen Hawking on Wednesday May 9th. The invitation is below, and I’ve been told that it’s important that people read the bit at the bottom, and understand that anyone wishing to attend must email the secretary to let her know, since entry is by (free) ticket only.

Unfortunately I can’t make it, but be sure I’ll be thinking of Andrew on that day.

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About Mark Trodden

Mark Trodden holds the Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Endowed Chair in Physics and is co-director of the Center for Particle Cosmology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a theoretical physicist working on particle physics and gravity— in particular on the roles they play in the evolution and structure of the universe. When asked for a short phrase to describe his research area, he says he is a particle cosmologist.

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