IAP 2002 Activities by Sponsor


Physics Lectures for the General MIT Community
Professor Edward Farhi
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)

A series of physics lectures, scheduled dates and times appear below. Titles to be announced; please continue to refer to this page for lecture updates.
Contact: Professor Edward Farhi, 6-309, 253-4871, farhi@MIT.EDU

Sound and Light from the Big Bang
Edmund Bertschinger
Mon Jan 7, 01:30-02:30pm, 6-120

Quantifying Decoherence with an Atom Interferometer
David Pritchard
Mon Jan 14, 01:30-02:30pm, 6-120

The Bursting, Unconventional Universe
Bruno Coppi
Wed Jan 16, 01:30-02:30pm, 6-120

Planetary Systems in Plenty: Methods and Estimates
Phillip Morrison
Thu Jan 17, 01:30-02:30pm, 6-120

Inflationary Cosmology and the Accelerating Universe
Alan Guth
Wed Jan 23, 01:30-02:30pm, 6-120

Are We Really Made of Quarks?
Jerome Friedman
Fri Jan 25, 01:30-02:30pm, 6-120

Probing the First Structures in the Universe
Jackie Hewitt
Mon Jan 28, 01:30-02:30pm, 6-120

What You Would Do with a Quantum Computer if You Had One
Edward Farhi
Wed Jan 30, 01:30-02:30pm, 6-120

The Feynman Films
Markos Hankin
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: None

This series of films by Richard Feynman is open to the MIT community.
Contact: Markos Hankin, 4-309, 253-4844,

"The Law of Gravitation"
Markos Hankin
Mon Jan 7, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"The Best Mind Since Einstein"
Markos Hankin
Wed Jan 9, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"The Relation of Mathematics to Physics"
Markos Hankin
Thu Jan 10, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"The Great Conservation Principles"
Markos Hankin
Mon Jan 14, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"Symmetry in Physical Law"
Markos Hankin
Wed Jan 16, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"The Last Journey of a Genius"
Markos Hankin
Thu Jan 17, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"Take the World from Another Point of View"
Markos Hankin
Wed Jan 23, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"The Distinction of Past and Future"
Markos Hankin
Fri Jan 25, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"Probability and Uncertainty"
Markos Hankin
Mon Jan 28, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

"Seeking New Laws"
Markos Hankin
Wed Jan 30, 12:15-01:15pm, 6-120

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