The Great American Solar Eclipse - Physics Conference

Solar Eclipse

This is a conference on various topics in physics and astronomy, including a few critiques of Thomas Curtright in view of the five decades he has enjoyed impersonating a physicist.  (August 21st is his 69th birthday.)

Date: August 19 20, 2017
Place: rm 223a Physics Library, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, MU
Contact: 573-882-3335 or email

Prof. Carlos Wexler will open the meeting on Saturday morning, ~ 9:45, with some brief remarks before the first talk. Prof. Sergei Kopeikin will give the final talk on Monday morning, before the eclipse, and make concluding remarks.

Schedule

Saturday
19 August

Sunday
20 August

Monday
21 August

10:00-10:30
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
11:30-12:00

J Schonfeld
C Zachos

P van Nieuwenhuizen

T Kephart
P Ramond
C Hill
 

T P Cheng
S Kopeikin
 

12:00-2:00

Box Lunch
in Physics Library

Lunch
(NOT provided)

Solar Eclipse

2:00-2:30
2:30-3:00
3:00-3:30
3:30-4:00
4:00-4:30

R D Field

C Wexler

Y Meurice

A Veitia
E Guendelman
S Meshkov
E Bergshoeff
 

 

4:30-5:00

Tea & coffee break

Tea & coffee break

 

5:00-5:30
5:30-6:00
6:00-6:30
6:30-7:00

G Zweig

Travel to
Les Bourgeois
&

J Schwarz

D Minic
Walk to Memorial Union

 

7:00-9:00

Reception

Banquet

 

Conference organizers:
Tom Kephart
Sergei Kopeikin
Finn Ravndal
Thomas Van Kortryk
Carlos Wexler
Cosmas Zachos