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Named Lectures

FRANCIS G. SLACK LECTURE IN PHYSICS

  • 2010-11 Alan Guth, Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse
  • 2009-10
  • 2008-09 Wolfgang Ketterle, Superfluidity in a Gas of Strongly Interacting Fermions
  • 2007-08 George F. Smoot, Cosmology Today

WENDELL G. HOLLADAY LECTURE IN PHYSICS

  • 2010/Fall Rodney Piercey, Human Consciousness and Quantum Mechanics
  • 2010/Spring Jack C. Wells, Reflections on a Vanderbilt Physics Education & US Competitiveness in Science & Technology
  • 2008 J. Pace VanDeVender, Pulsed Power Fusion, Ball Lightening, and Mini Black Holes

GUY & REBECCA FORMAN LECTURE

  • 2011 Diola Bagayoko, Systemic Mentoring for Competitiveness: The Model of the Timbuktu Academy
  • 2009/Fall Wolfgang Christian, Implementing a Computer Rich Modeling-Cycle Pedagogy
  • 2009/Spring David J. Griffiths, Lying About Physics
  • 2000 Robert Fuller, ∫ (calculus)∙d(physics) = ?

CARL K. SEYFERT LECTURE IN ASTRONOMY

  • 2011 Paul J. Steinhardt, Inflationary Cosmology on Trial
  • 2010 David C. Jewitt, Primordial Ice Reservoirs of the Solar System
  • 2009 Jill Tarter, Are We Alone?