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My Brief History by Stephen Hawking
Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Time: 8:00 PM Location: Beckman Auditorium, Caltech Speaker: Stephen Hawking
Noted theoretical physicist, cosmologist and best-selling author Stephen Hawking will return to speak at Caltech for the seventh time Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 8 p.m. in Beckman Auditorium. Free admission.
Hawking’s lecture, "My Brief History," is intended for a general audience.
This event is free, but a number of tickets will be available early to JPL employees Jan. 11 and 12 on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets can be picked up at the Caltech Ticket Office beginning at 10 a.m. both days (limit two tickets per JPL ID).
For more information, call the Caltech Ticket Office at 626-395-4652.
Hawking is the director of research in the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. He did much of his seminal research on black holes during a yearlong visit to Caltech in 1974–75. Since 1992, Caltech has been Hawking's home away from home; he spends about a month each year there, carrying out research and exchanging ideas with Caltech faculty, postdoctoral scholars and graduate students.